New Zealand 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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Sharpshooting Ekenasio powers New Zealand to thrilling victory

New Zealand have won their second match of the 2017 Fast5 Netball World Series with an exciting two-point victory over Malawi. The Fast5 Ferns ensured they will play off for a bronze medal after a close last quarter where they

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Jamaica secure Fast5 Grand Final berth after victory over reigning champions

New Zealand’s defence of their 2016 Fast5 Netball World Series title is over after a loss to Jamaica in Sunday’s third game. Jamaica extended their undefeated run with a 30-23 victory over the Kiwis to secure a place in the

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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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Reigning Fast5 champions New Zealand too good for South Africa

Both teams had a point to prove on the back of both teams losing their opening game of the series, but New Zealand seemed to find their rhythm on the back of some impressive long range shooting and astute defending.

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Reigning champions New Zealand fall in opening game against England

Perennial Fast5 champions New Zealand have fallen to a well organised England team in both teams’ opening game of the Fast5 series. With both teams shooting incredibly well, it all came down to a stout English defence to make the difference.    Despite not

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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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Fast5 Ferns revealed

Netball New Zealand have announced their team for the upcoming Fast5 Netball World Series at Melbourne’s Hisense Arena, October 28-29. The team will be lead by coach Kiri Wills and captain Storm Purvis, with the Ferns aiming to claim their fifth straight title.

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