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Compare the Pair: Laura Geitz and Shamera Sterling

THE next instalment in the Draft Central Compare the Pair series will aim to analyse two fan favourites from different eras across the netball world, with the next showcasing goal keepers, ex-Australian Diamonds captain Laura Geitz and Jamaican superstar, Shamera Sterling. Two tenacious defenders, that while they have different ways of going about their game […]

Shamera Sterling

ARGUABLY one of the biggest stars in international netball at the moment, the 24-year-old Jamaican jumped onto the international scene with her daring and personality and has not looked back since. Sterling is a player that has the whole crowd holding their breath, waiting for her to make that big show-stopping intercept that will change […]

SSN Head 2 Head: Round 1 – Fowler vs. Sterling

IN each Suncorp Super Netball (SSN) round we will identify one key match-up and provide an in-depth analysis of both players and compare the two styles. In this edition, we take a look at Jamaican counterparts, 2018 Most Valuable Player (MVP) and leading goalscorer, Jhaniele Fowler going up against newcomer to the SSN, Shamera Sterling. […]

2020 SSN: Season preview- Adelaide Thunderbirds

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, starting off with the Adelaide Thunderbirds.  Coach: Tania Obst Captain: Layla Guscoth and Chelsea Pitman 2019 finish: 7th  Breaking their 27 game losing streak in […]

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 […]

Netball fantasy teams: VNSL Roses v. VNSL International All Stars

FOLLOWING the huge success of the thrilling Diamonds vs All Stars Bushfire Relief game in March, it got us thinking about another hypothetical exhibition match, with international Vitality Netball Superleague (VNSL) players facing up to the top England Roses squad members who are currently plying their trade in the UK. VNSL Roses: GK: Razia Quashie […]

Memorable Matches: Sunshine Girls defeat Silver Ferns – 2018 Comm Games

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 Jamaica’s bronze medal win over New Zealand at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, after missing out on the gold medal match by the slimmest of margins.  It was a period […]

Fantasy teams: New Zealand A v. Jamaica

NEW Zealand have steadily developed the next tier of players over the past couple of years with coach Noeline Taurua taking a clear look to the future of the Silver Ferns as shown with the New Zealand A team. Pitted up against a developing yet strong Jamaican team the battle sees a variety of up […]

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 […]

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 […]