Friday, 24th January, 2020

Netball

‘It’s unbelievable’: Nakita Jackson joins inaugural Giants Academy roster

Nakita Jackson is preparing to take her next step in the world of netball, after being selected as one of the very first rising stars to be accepted into the Giants Netball Academy program...

Hunter Netball names extended training squad, coaches for 2020 Metro League

Hunter Netball has named an extended training squad for the upcoming 2020 season, as well as the backroom staff set to lead the young team back into the Metro League in their second campaign...

Newcastle cement shining representative year with perfect State Cup campaign

Newcastle Netball has well and truly established itself as a representative powerhouse in the state, after the squad finished undefeated to claimed the top gong at theĀ Netball NSW Regional State Cup at Sydney Olympic...

Brooke Rooney on her goalkeeping skills: “I want to be the next Sam Poolman”

Brooke Rooney hadn't played goalkeeper until she was put into the commanding defensive position in the Port Stephens representative squad. She had always preferred goal defence, and gravitated towards the roaming defensive role. Then, her...

‘It’s the best of the best’: University of Newcastle teams aiming up for Uni...

The University of Newcastle is this weekend sending their women's and mixed netball teams to the Gold Coast to contest the 2019 University Nationals. This time around, the competition will be dialled up to eleven...

Westlakes sharpshooter Jorja Brown aspiring to ‘push further’ in every single game

Every single time she steps out on the court, Westlakes star Jorja Brown knows she wants to beat her own goalscoring record. It's not so much about winning or losing for the 14-year-old starlet....

Newcastle superstar Sam Poolman re-signs with the Giants for two more years

Newcastle netball superstar Sam Poolman has committed to a further two years with the Giants in the Super Netball, the club confirmed on Tuesday. Poolman, who has already chalked up 73 caps in her storied...

West Leagues clinch championship three-peat on the historic silver screen

Two-time defending champions West Leagues Balance have completed the Greater Open Championship three-peat, building on their minor premiership from the regular season to claim a 45-27 victory over Souths in the Newcastle grand final. In...

Emrah Manning looking to prove she’s ready for the big leagues with new skills

Emrah Manning has had a hefty taste of competitive netball this season, playing for Hunter Netball in the Netball NSW Metro League, and being involved in West Leagues Balance's Under 23 squad in Newcastle's...

West Leagues and Souths battling for slice of history in Greater Open grand final

Souths and West Leagues both come into the historic televised Greater Open Championship on Saturday afternoon with dynasties behind them. The two-time reigning Newcastle champions Wests are looking to make it three in 2019, while...