Super analyst Drew Kennedy, and former Diamonds' star Sharon Finnan-White, have put together a comprehensive guide to the 2021 Suncorp Super Netball grand final. Sharon's inside knowledge of pre-game routines, and their collective tactical knowledge, makes this a not-to-be missed feature on the NSW Swifts and GIANTS Netball. All images by Marcela Massey
2 days, 16 teams, 37 games and 4 eventual winners – the inaugural EMMNA National Tournament had it all. It was London Giants and Knights who eventually came away with the silverware, but before that we were treated to an unbelievable showcase of the men’s and mixed talent the UK has to offer.
Paige Hadley has always questioned herself, in a relentless quest to improve her performance individually and for her team. Co-
captain of the NSW Swifts and a one club player, Hadley has also represented the Diamonds on 28 occasions
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 preliminary final victory against West Coast Fever, covering major tactical moves, and key athletes. Lisa pays particular attention to some of the younger athletes in the teams.
There is always public discussion, speculation and criticism after the announcement of a Diamonds' netball squad. In her first exclusive print interview since the squad was named, national coach Stacey Marinkovich answers some of the tough questions.
Throughout the 2021 season, Netball Scoop brings you the NS Suncorp Super Netball Scoreboard. We cover the highs and lows of the matches, analyse the stats, dissect talking points and share intriguing insights from the coaches and athletes. And, of course, it's all tied together with a range of exceptional images.
Super Netball teams constantly reinforce their brand, their game plan, and sticking to their structures for the full sixty minutes. Over a disrupted, chaotic season, the players have had to respond and adhere to instructions, whilst tweaking small aspects both reactively to losses and proactively for the next opponent. But when is it the right moment to break off for an inspirational play and take the victory?
Widely regarded as one of the best centre-courters in the world, so it's been a challenge to watch from the sidelines this year. In an exclusive interview with Netball Scoop's Jenny Sinclair, Watson spoke about the lessons she learned early in life that helped to become an elite athlete, what it's taken to stay there, and about her troublesome right foot.
Have you ever wondered what a coach is thinking during a game? Former Diamonds head coach Lisa Alexander runs her expert eye over West Coast Fever's preliminary final victory against Sunshine Coast Lightning, covering major tactical moves, and key athletes. Lisa also discusses some new tactics from the Fever, and the challenges of changing position.
Former Australian Diamond and dual Netball World Cup gold medallist, Sharon Finnan-White, reviewed the major semi-final between the NSW Swifts and GIANTS Netball. Finnan-White analysed the key differences between the teams, including defensive strategies, and how athletes performed.