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Marinkovich named coach of Australia

PERTH, AUSTRALIA - MAY 20:  Stacey Marinkovich, coach of the Fever speaks to the team at the three quarter time break during the round 13 Super Netball match between the Fever and the Magpies at Perth Arena on May 20, 2017 in Perth, Australia.  (Photo by Will Russell/Getty Images)

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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AUSTRALIA FALL SHORT BUT FAST5 PROVES A SUCCESS IN MELBOURNE

2016 Fast 5 Netball World Series

Game 18
Australia v New Zealand


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Almost 6,500 people watched New Zealand claim the Fast5 Netball World Series trophy for the sixth time at Hisense Arena today. Australia had an exceptional run remaining undefeated in all five games but New Zealand proved too strong in the

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New Zealand claim Fast5 Netball World Series title

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New Zealand has secured their sixth Fast5 Netball World Series title with a 25-point win over Australia. Captain Maria Tutaia stood up in the big moments for her side, as she has done all tournament, scoring 27 of her sides

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Undefeated Aussies book place in final with dominant win over South Africa  

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Australia has booked their place in the Fast5 World Series Grand Final, after a convincing win over South Africa. The hosts once again led from the back, with Courtney Bruce not giving the South African shooters an inch of space to

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Australia remains undefeated with victory over England

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Australia has continued their unbeaten run at the Fast5 Netball World Series with a six-point win against England. Both teams’ defences stood tall in a low scoring affair, with the host running out winners 26-20. Despite having more of the

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Australia shine in a thrilling opening day at the Fast5 World Series

2016 Fast 5 Netball World Series
Game 4
Aus v New Zealand

An explosive first day at the Fast5 Netball World Series in Melbourne culminated with Australia defeating New Zealand for the first time since 2012 in the modified format. Over 5,000 fans were treated to plenty of excitement on court, as

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Australia defeat New Zealand in nail-biter 

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Australia have beaten New Zealand in the Fast5 format of the game for the first time since 2011, with a three-point victory. In what was widely regarded as a Grand Final preview, it was Australia who took home bragging rights

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Too little too late from Jamaica as Australia cruise to victory  

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Jamaica never hit their stride in their second game of the tournament, falling to the home team by 16 points in front of a loud Melbourne crowd. A strong defence was key to Australia’s 35-19 victory in their second game, limiting

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Australia squeeze past inaccurate Malawi in Fast5 Opener

2016 Fast 5 Netball World Series
Game 1
Australia v Malawi

Australia has begun their Fast5 campaign with a one-point win over Malawi, in a thrilling match to open the Fast5 World Series. The home side were calmer and more accurate with the ball, and were fortunate that star Malawi shooter

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All eyes are on the Fast5 Netball World Series Prize

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The Fast5 Netball World Series hits Australian shores this weekend for the first time, with six nations vying for the illustrious World Title. The event hosted at Hisense Arena on Saturday and Sunday, is a modified version of the game set to

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