Ian HarkinModeratorJanuary 21, 2021 at 10:24 amPost count: 6656
We’re LOCKED IN to host the Australian Diamonds with a four-match Constellation Cup series coming to NZ! Christchurch will host the first two matches on 2 & 3 March before the action heads to Tauranga on 6 & 7 March.
Read more here: https://t.co/jH7QO6ZgR2
— Silver Ferns (@SilverFernsNZ) January 20, 2021Ian HarkinModeratorJanuary 21, 2021 at 10:25 amPost count: 6656
The Origin Australian Diamonds will play their first match in over a year when they take on the Silver Ferns for a four-match Constellation Cup tournament in New Zealand from March 2-7.
— Origin Diamonds (@AussieDiamonds) January 20, 2021BallerParticipantJanuary 21, 2021 at 10:31 amPost count: 162
Wonderful news. I’m also pleased it is spread over two locations.minkieParticipantJanuary 21, 2021 at 11:00 amPost count: 91
Two minds about this
Kind of glad but also kind of really angry.
I’ve been wanting to go back to NZ for a few months now.
I need to special clearance from NZ (hardly likely) considering I’m from the ‘Victorian covid’ state. Be in ‘total’ quarantine for ’14’ days plus pay 3k. Then when 8 return to Aus, reverse, 14 days quarantine and the cost.
But I guess I’m not a sports celebrity huh? Just a nobody who wants to see family members.
MaryannParticipantJanuary 21, 2021 at 2:07 pmPost count: 207
- This reply was modified 1 month, 1 week ago by minkie.
I totally understand Minkie. I’ve got a grandson, born 1.75kg nearly a year ago in Hobart whom I have never seen. Trying desperately to get over there and return – can’t get a flight through Sydney that has less than a 13hr layover so I’d have to go stay in a Hotel which means QT in Tasmania, and can’t get a spot in QT here plus $4K. Yes there are spots that come up but no confirmed flights for return. Yet sports teams and celebrities can come and go as they please.mcleodParticipantJanuary 21, 2021 at 2:23 pmPost count: 595
Having a dig at the NZ Govt for allowing a few sports people into NZ is a rather poor.
If we can’t have a little bit of sport, during a shit time for the world, then NZ might as well just close to everyone.
If Melbourne can allow 1200 Tennis players and hanger on’s in, then what is the issue with about 20-25 Netball people.
I’m super happy to have the Diamonds in NZ. I’ll go to one or both the Christchurch games, bring it on.MaryannParticipantJanuary 21, 2021 at 2:34 pmPost count: 207
Actually its not a dig at the Government – I am more than happy with the majority of their response. I won’t be at any of the games of netball this year actually – I’m not prepared to go out in crowds of people however I would dearly like to be able to meet my grandchild before he starts school.mooozParticipantJanuary 21, 2021 at 4:31 pmPost count: 13
Likewise Mcleod, I moved to Tauranga a year ago and I am stoked that we get two matches, I will definitely be going to either one or both.minkieParticipantJanuary 21, 2021 at 5:16 pmPost count: 91
Ummm nowhere was I having a dig at the NZ Government? If anything I was having a go at Elite Sports ppls wether it’s tennis in Aus or netball in NZ, they get special clearance, unlike us common folk. My reasons for wanting to see my family are pretty legit, as you well know McLeod. Hope you get to see grandie soon Marianne ❤Ian HarkinModeratorJanuary 21, 2021 at 6:30 pmPost count: 6656JinxiboParticipantJanuary 22, 2021 at 5:23 amPost count: 564
ANZP preseason starts soon, when does SSN start?
How conditioned will the players be?Ian HarkinModeratorJanuary 22, 2021 at 7:34 amPost count: 6656
SSN has already started pre-season. I assume both countries will be around the same.Ian HarkinModeratorJanuary 22, 2021 at 5:42 pmPost count: 6656
Five sent home after falling short of Silver Ferns fitness standardsBallerParticipantJanuary 22, 2021 at 6:21 pmPost count: 162
Well done to the ladies who have maintained their fitness over summer. Not long now, 6 weeks until international netball.
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