Australia 2017

Dominant defensive display powers Australia to bronze

Australia have handed New Zealand their worst result in Fast5 history, winning the bronze medal match by 19 points. The 34-15 result means New Zealand will finish out of the medals for the first time in history. “To be honest,

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Tippett powers Australia to third win over South Africa

Australia’s first half dominance allowed them to cruise to victory over South Africa, securing themselves a spot in the 3rd vs 4th playoff. South Africa never hit their groove throughout the series and their final game was no exception, struggling

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England book place in gold medal match with win over Australia

England has confirmed its spot in tonight’s gold medal match with a runaway nine-point victory over Australia. A dominant last quarter saw the England side stay undefeated after four matches with a 28-19 victory. Defensive pressure was immense early in

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Defending champions in trouble after Australian defeat

Australia has put together a complete game to confidently beat arch rivals, New Zealand. From the first centre pass Australia was on song, shooting accurately and looking after possession. Kate Shimmin and Sam Poolman held a strong New Zealand attack

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Jamaica defeat Australia in a nail-biting Fast5 contest

Jamaica has started their Fast5 campaign with back-to-back victories after overcoming Australia in a nail-biter. Jamaica walked away victors 26-23 with a strong four-quarter defence showing allowing Jhaniele Fowler-Reid to be a presence under the hoop. “It was. I wouldn’t

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Australia opens Fast5 campaign with a commanding victory over Malawi

Australia has defeated Malawi in the opening game of the 2017 Fast5 Netball World Series at Hisense Arena after a blistering second quarter attack. Australia won 34-21 off the back of an outstanding performance from shooter Gretel Tippett who finished

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Fast5 Netball World Series atmosphere like no other

It’s all about the action and excitement at this weekend’s Fast5 Netball World Series, with the ultimate prize in sight for any of the six competing nations, according to the captains who gathered today ahead of the tournament’s opener on

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Australian Fast5 Team Announced

Netball Australia have named the team who will represent Australia at the Fast5 Netball World Series at Melbourne’s Hisense Arena this October 28 and 29. The team is bolstered by five current Australian Diamonds squad members and four athletes from

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Marinkovich named coach of Australia

Netball Australia has announced the appointment of Stacey Marinkovich as Head Coach and Rob Wright and Megan Anderson as Assistant Coaches of the Australian Fast5 Team for the Fast5 Netball World Series in Melbourne, this October. Netball Australia’s Head of

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