Friday, 27th November, 2020

Netball

Greater Open Championship suspended until at least May 2 due to COVID-19 concerns

All 2020 Newcastle Netball Association competitions, including the Greater Open Championship, has been delayed after the Prime Minister declared all non-essential gatherings of more than 500 people "suspended" from Monday, March 16. The Chronicle can confirm NNA...

‘I couldn’t be prouder’: Sam Poolman-led junior development day raises $10k for Netball Bushfire...

Super Netball star Sam Poolman and 22 netball associations from Newcastle, the Central Coast, Mid North Coast, and Tamworth have combined to raise more than $10,000 for the Netball Bushfire Relief at an 11s...

Hunter Netball unveils new-look squads for upcoming 2020 Metro League campaign

Hunter Netball has unveiled their two rosters for the upcoming 2020 Netball NSW Metro League competition in Sydney, with a host of new and returning faces filling out the region's top-level representative netball squad. Natarlia...

Sam Poolman’s Aspire Netball travels from strength to strength in expansion year

It's been another busy year for Newcastle's netball queen Sam Poolman in 2019, as her Aspire development program embarked on another expansion year, with Tamworth and Wyong joining the academy family. The Aspire journey this...

Dakota Thomas joins new-look Swifts Academy: ‘I never, ever want to stop learning’

Dakota Thomas admits she's not one to sit down and set goals for herself like many sporting stars, and considering she's now preparing to link up with the new-look Swifts Academy roster in 2020,...

‘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 the 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...