Friday, 24th May, 2019

Netball

‘An honour, and privilege’: Dell Saunders says goodbye to Newcastle Netball after 40 years

Known to any and all who even spent just a short time at the National Park courts,  Newcastle Netball president Dell Saunders has spent the past 40 years building the community, the game and...

Jackson, Stokes leading Newcastle netball talent into 2019 with state selections

Newcastle's Nakita Jackson and Rhiannon Stokes have been named as part of the twelve player 2019 NSW 19/U squad for the upcoming National Netball Championships in Brisbane. Jackson played for Souths Lions in the Greater...

Charlestown Netball closes out 2018 with rep announcements, ASPIRE program

As the end of 2018 rapidly approaches, Charlestown Netball Association has already begun processes for their representative squads ahead of 2019, including naming next year's coaches, managers and playing cohort (full squads below). The announcement...

Poolman leads young Australian squad to third place in Fast5 World Series

Sam Poolman has guided the Australian Fast5 netball team to a third place finish in Melbourne, but for Newcastle's queen of netball her stint in the captain's chair may feel disappointing. Despite a strong start...

Poolman looking to create history as Australian captain at Fast5 World Series

As the Fast5 Netball World Series approaches this weekend, Sam Poolman will be looking to prove she's worthy of bearing the title of Australian captain. For Newcastle's leading netballer, the call-up to the green-and-gold of...

NSW State Cup victory proves ‘strength of region’ for Hunter netball: Armstrong

Newcastle netball's victory at the 2018 Netball NSW State Cup, returning home with the crowning trophy as well as the Inter-Regional State title, "speaks volumes" about the quality of Hunter netball, head coach Babette...

State glory for Hunter cohort as Central Coast claim title in NSW Premier League

Central Coast have completed their stellar year in the NSW Premier League, taking control early to score a 60-55 victory over ERNA to confirm premiership glory. Among the star players representing the Heart squad were...

Lions & Roses: Souths stars help England national team train for Novocastrian fixture

The English national netball team may be hurtling towards a Commonwealth Games rematch against Australia on Wednesday evening, but the Roses have already had their brush with netballing talent in Newcastle. A handful of Souths...

Heart punch ticket to state final after overcoming minor premiers | VIDEO

Central Coast Heart have confirmed their place in the Samsung Premier League grand final, after a tight 59-57 victory over the ERNA Hawks. Eastwood Ryde finished just a single win above Central Coast in the...

Sam Poolman set to don the green and gold for Fast5 Netball World Series

Newcastle's Sam Poolman is set to return to the court for Australia in the 2018 Fast5 Netball World Series this October. The 27-year-old defender has recently finished her Super Netball campaign with the Greater Western Sydney...