Seeing isn’t always believing
Ravinder Hunia was at both the Cricket and Netball World Cup grand finals. Here’s her summary of witnessing New Zealand make history, twice in one week.
The Taurua touch
Noeline Taurua is the coach who took the World Cup winning Silver Ferns from netball duds to darlings in just 11 months.
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.
Folau leads shooters’ big step up before World Cup
From her vantage point on a Southland farm, an Olympic basketballer can take some credit for the marked step-up of the Silver Ferns shooters on the eve of the netball World Cup.
Towering men’s shooter ready for Casey Kopua
Giant men’s netball shooter Junior Levi can’t wait to play against “the greatest defender in history” Casey Kopua in a groundbreaking netball clash this week, he tells Suzanne McFadden.
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.