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Diamond Liz Watson focused on Super Netball success with Melbourne Vixens

LIZ Watson is one of the most recognisable names in the netball world. The Melbourne Vixens turned Australian Diamonds wing attack provides a vital cog through the midcourt, using her netball nous to deliver crucial ball to her goalers and provide an option on circle edge with her impressive hold and clean hands. But like […]

Liz Watson

A star midcourter in every sense of the word, Watson is a real playmaker for not just her speed and ability to find the ball, but also serve it on a silver platter to her teammates. Watson can be a real influence both on an attacking and defensive level, creating a formidable option in attack […]

Watson dominates at Netball Australia Awards

WITH the Netball Australia Awards done and dusted for season 2018, it was Liz Watson who once again cleaned up thanks to her dominate performance at both the domestic and international level. The Vixens centre-court player is no stranger to the big stage and this year was no different taking out the Liz Ellis Diamond […]

2020 SSN: Season preview – Melbourne Vixens

AFTER an extended break due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Suncorp Super Netball (SSN) season is set to commence on August 1. Draft Central takes a look at each team, with Melbourne Vixens up next on the list.  Coach: Simone McKinnis Captain: Kate Moloney 2019 finish: 3rd A solid season culminated in a finals berth […]

Elle McDonald ready for the next step

A NEW addition to the Melbourne Vixens ranks in 2020, training partner Elle McDonald has had an explosive past year, selected for the 2019 Vic Fury squad in the Australian Netball League (ANL) and subsequently getting the call up to the Vixens for the 2020 Suncorp Super Netball season. McDonald has not followed the typical […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Top 20 players over 30: #10 Caitlin Thwaites

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 […]

Memorable Matches: Roses make history with 2018 Commonwealth Games gold

WITH netball taking a back seat to the coronavirus in 2020, Draft Central is taking a look at memorable matches in world netball history. Next up is England’s inaugural Commonwealth Games gold, defeating Australia by one goal on home soil in 2018. A memorable match for many Aussies – and not in a good way, […]