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NS EXCLUSIVE: Dennis Turner – tribute to netball

96 year old Dennis Turner recently wrote a poem about the Hastings Valley Netball Association. His words about netball and life resonated with Netball Scoop - we hope it brings as big a smile to your face as it did to ours.

By |2021-07-25T19:40:14+10:00July 25th, 2021|Categories: AUS, Exclusive Interview, Featured|Tags: , |0 Comments

NS ARCHIVE: Liz Ellis – the long road back from ACL injury

With three Suncorp Super Netball athletes having experienced an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) rupture this season, Netball Scoop dug into the archives for one of our most popular articles. Written in 2015, it was part of a two part series, covering the science of female athlete's knee injuries (Part I), and this story of Liz

By |2021-07-24T20:50:17+10:00July 24th, 2021|Categories: AUS, Exclusive Interview, Featured|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

NS EXCLUSIVE: View from the bench with Lisa Alexander

Have you ever wondered what a coach is thinking during a game? Former Diamonds head coach Lisa Alexander runs her expert eye over GIANTS Netball victory over the NSW Swifts in Round 11, covering the major tactical moves, key athletes, and a possible game changer. Alexander also assesses the form of some of the less experienced athletes who will be pushing for national selection.

By |2021-07-21T14:46:07+10:00July 21st, 2021|Categories: AUS, Featured, SSN|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

NS EXCLUSIVE: How do the Silver Ferns solve a problem like Ameliaranne?

Iona St Joseph looks at who will step into the shoes of Silver Ferns captain and stellar goal attack, Ameliaranne Ekenasio, after the recent announcement of her pregnancy. It's an intriguing question, and one that will most likely be solved in a typical Dame Noeline Taurua manner - by thinking outside the 'square' using a blend of tactical nous and creativity.

NS EXCLUSIVE: CEO Kelly Ryan discusses netball’s hubs and heroes.

The only certainty is uncertainty, is the message that media received today from Netball Australia CEO Kelly Ryan. However, despite Covid ravaging the season, the SSN looks set to continue thanks to overnight contingency planning with clubs, stakeholders, government and health departments. Read the most recent update here.

By |2021-07-16T10:25:19+10:00July 16th, 2021|Categories: AUS, Featured, News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

NS EXCLUSIVE: Geva Mentor 20/200 Vision

This Sunday, the 11th of July, Geva Mentor will play her 200th domestic league game in Australia - and in the greatest of coincidences, it's the exact date she made her English debut 20 years earlier. It's a remarkable record, claimed by an inspirational athlete.

NS EXCLUSIVE: Meet Kelly Ryan, Netball Australia’s new CEO

Netball Australia's newly appointed CEO, Kelly Ryan, has a unique skill set, boundless energy, and a driving determination to make netball the most inclusive sport in the national landscape.

NS EXCLUSIVE: Coaching with kids

Amy Cooper examines the challenges of coaching, when you are also the mother of young children. Megan Anderson and Stacey Marinkovich explain how they make it work, and why they are better coaches as a result.