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Top 20 players over 30: #5 Geva Mentor

THERE are a host of international players across the world that, much like a fine wine, have simply gotten better with age. With netball on hold due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Draft Central takes a look at players that fall into the category of over 30 and still have plenty in the tank given their […]

Who will replace Geva Mentor in the Roses when she retires?

AT 35-years-old Geva Mentor is heading towards the twilight of her career despite not showing any signs of slowing down. The impressive goal keeper has all the class in the world and has proven time and time again that she has what it takes to compete with the young up-and-coming stars, along with the experienced […]

Geva Mentor

One of the most recognisable defenders in the world, Mentor is a star in more ways than one with her leadership coming in droves both on and off the court. She is a dominant ball winner thanks to her speed and quick feet to deny her opposition crucial hands to ball, while her cleanliness with […]

2020 Suncorp Super Netball preview: Round 3

HAVING only played on the weekend Round 3 of the Suncorp Super Netball could see plenty of tired bodies across the court and increased player rotation but that will not stop each team from coming out firing on all cylinders. The Magpies and Firebirds are looking for their first win of the season while the […]

Lightning survive dominant Collingwood first half flourish

SUNSHINE Coast Lightning were eager to make it two from two in the Suncorp Super Netball competition, exposing the Magpies in the third quarter with their ball speed and defensive pressure to steal a four-goal win (51-47). With new faces across the court, the Magpies stunned the Lightning in the opening half with their accuracy […]

2020 Suncorp Super Netball preview: Round 2

A HUGE second round of Suncorp Super Netball is set to take place over the weekend, with plenty of quality match-ups across all four games. With Round 3 following just two days later, expect a heap of rotations on court for all eight teams in a bid to rest players and ensure plenty of young […]

2020 SSN – Head to head: Round 2/3

IN each round of Suncorp Super Netball we will identify key match-ups, provide an analysis of players and compare the two styles. This week sees a couple of international names take the court against each other in the goal circle in tantalising battles for Rounds 2 and 3.  SUNSHINE COAST LIGHTNING V. COLLINGWOOD MAGPIES Steph […]

2020 SSN/ANZ: Stats wrap – Rounds 1/8

A NEW look stats wrap is in effect this week, with both the Suncorp Super Netball (SSN) and ANZ Premiership taking the court on the weekend. While the ANZ Premiership is heading into its final rounds with some big performers stepping up towards the end of the season, the SSN had Round 1 over the […]

Melbourne Vixens experience proves too strong for Collingwood

THERE has been a lot of player change over since the last time the Melbourne Vixens and Collingwood Magpies met in the 2019 semi-final, but unfortunately the result did not change for the Pies with the Vixens reigning supreme by 11 goals (63-52). With no Kim Ravaillion, April Brandley, Ash Brazill or Nat Medhurst the […]

SSN: Five things we’re looking forward to – #2

WITH the 2020 Suncorp Super Netball (SSN) season beginning in just a couple of days, the Draft Central team has decided to count down five things we are looking forward to this season. One of the most interesting adaptations this season is the addition of rolling subs, with a few teams that could benefit more […]