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Compare the Pair: Sharelle McMahon v. Gretel Bueta (nee Tippett)

THE Draft Central Compare the Pair series will aim to analyse two players from different Australian Diamonds eras, with the next showcasing goal attacks Sharelle McMahon and Gretel Bueta (nee Tippett). Two gamechanging, explosive and recognisable names in the netball world, Sharelle McMahon and Gretel Bueta are polar opposites in their gameplay but both changed [...]

Gretel Bueta

2019 proved to be the year of Gretel Bueta (nee Tippett) with the highly skilled goaler taking home the coveted Liz Ellis Diamond at the Australian Netball Awards along with being named the International Player of the Year. Bueta is renowned for her sheer explosiveness, unpredictability and talent on the netball court constantly leaving people […]

Opinion: Which teams in the SSN will benefit from the Super Shot?

IN light of the introduction of the Suncorp Super Netball “Super Shot” Draft Central casts an eye over which team will benefit from the new rule and which teams may struggle. The Super Shot allows goalers in the last five minutes of each quarter to earn double the points if they can sink them from […]

Memorable Matches: Firebirds defeat Swifts in 2015 ANZ Championship Grand Final

WITH netball taking a back seat to coronavirus in 2020, Draft Central is taking a look at memorable matches in world netball history. Next up is the Queensland Firebirds’ come-from-behind victory over the NSW Swifts in the 2015 ANZ Championship Grand Final. It was the culmination of a massive ANZ Championship season which set the […]

Who could lead SSN stats in 2020?

WITH the Suncorp Super Netball set to return in just over a month there is plenty of hype surrounding the season and which team will assert themselves on the competition. Last year the Lightning and Swifts seemed to dominate most areas when it came to statistics, but that did not stop Adelaide Thunderbirds recruit Shamera […]

Players that got away: Kate Shimmin

THERE are a number of netballers in the world that have or could have pulled on the international dress for more than one country throughout the career. With netball on hold due to the outbreak of COVID-19 Draft Central has decided to take a look at those players and their international careers and what could […]

International All-Stars players edition: Sigi Burger (London Pulse/South Africa)

CONTINUING our theme of All-Star teams, South Africa and London Pulse star goal shooter, Sigi Burger compiled her own dream team. Take a look at her selections and reasoning behind each player. FOR NOTIFICATIONS ON NETBALL CONTENT AND EARLY NEWS, JOIN OUR NETBALL FACEBOOK GROUP! My All-Star Team: Sigi Burger (London Pulse/South Africa) So when […]

Top 20 players over 30: #7 Caitlin Bassett

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 […]

Fantasy Team: AUS/NZ v. Rest of the world

THERE is no shortage of talent across the netball world with stars hailing from a range of different countries. Draft Central has created two teams, one comprised of players from Australia and New Zealand the other made up of netballers from around the globe. Australia/New Zealand: GK: Jane Watson GD: Katrina Rore WD: Ash Brazill […]

Who will improve the most in 2020?

WITH Suncorp Super Netball (SSN) set to commence on August 1, we take a look at a couple of teams that might rise up the ladder this season after struggling in 2019. The delayed start to the season has gifted some clubs with valuable time when it comes to potentially regaining injured stars and working […]