How do you solve the problem of no Maria?
Are the Silver Ferns ready to lose the world’s best shooter, Maria Folau, still at the top of her game?
Arise Dame Noels: why she wrestled with her honour
Netball magician Noeline Taurua has been made a dame in the New Year Honours, but the Silver Ferns coach admits the title rests uneasily on her shoulders.
A Silver Ferns star is born
They may not have pulled off a final comeback against the Australian Diamonds, but there are positive signs of a new era of Silver Ferns unfurling, like defender Karin Burger.
Silver Ferns icon caught in Paris’ spell
Irene van Dyk reckons she “hit the jackpot” when she was asked to mentor Paris Lokotui, who at 17 has already played for NZ in three different sports.
Bright new Zim Gems outshone by Silver Ferns
African nations have a habit of either shocking, or winning hearts at Netball World Cups. In Liverpool, 2019, it’s the Zimbabwe Gems.
Young baller driven by the love of her sister
A rising star in both basketball and netball, 16-year-old Waiata Jennings is a great example of how anything is possible - with a special motivation.
Comeback Ferns see netball through a new lens
So how did photography and pharmacy save the sinking fortunes of two Silver Ferns? Suzanne McFadden discovers how Bailey Mes and Shannon Saunders revived their netball careers.
Will this Silver Fern be frozen out again?
If discarded Silver Ferns captain Katrina Rore is recalled into the side for netball’s World Cup, it will make headlines. If she isn’t included, ditto.