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Unpopular rule change axed for ANZ Premiership - 16 March 2017

Unpopular rule change axed for ANZ Premiership One of the most unpopular rule changes in the transtasman netball league has been done away with by Netball New Zealand for the new elite domestic competition. Extra time will be reinstated for the ANZ Premiership, which gets underway in 10 days time, ensuring all matches will be played to a result. It comes after extra time was controversially eliminated in last year's transtasman league in order to appease broadcasters who wanted certainty to th...
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New Zealand's top netballers will be back in action from March next year in the ANZ Premiership - 15 November 2016

 Netball New Zealand today announced further details of the inaugural ANZ Premiership, which is set to get under way on March 26 next year. A blockbuster "super round" in which all six teams will be in action at the same venue will signal the start of the new era of elite netball in New Zealand. The competition will open with the first of three "Super Sundays", featuring three games back-to-back. The first round will be hosted in Hamilton, with Invercargill (round 6) and Auckland (round 12) to ...
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Netball New Zealand unveils new ANZ Premiership - 26 October 2016

Netball New Zealand, in partnership with ANZ, is pleased to announce the ANZ Premiership – New Zealand’s new elite Netball league. The ANZ Premiership will be the world’s most intensely fought, captivating and innovative female sports league featuring six teams; SKYCITY Mystics Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic Central Pulse Mainland Tactix Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel and the newly formed Northern Stars. Headlining the Northern Stars will be internationals Leana de Bruin, Kayla Cull...
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Netball Australia keen on introducing two-point shot, NZ not so

 Maria Tutaia's ability to shoot the long shot is one of the reasons Netball Australia want to bring in the two-point shot. Netball Australia is strongly considering introducing the two-point shot in some form to its new domestic league next year. But such a dramatic shift is not likely to be adopted by New Zealand or the international game. As the trans-Tasman competition nears its final stages, behind the scenes the two national bodies are mapping out separate leagues for next year. Netball A...
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Fans flock to FAST5 swan song - 7 November 2014

Auckland is set to make its swan song hosting the FAST5 Netball World Series with the most exhilarating, exciting and entertaining tournament yet. Over the two days of the tournament, starting this afternoon, over 14,000 fans - in their fantastic, flamboyant costumes - will flood into Vector Arena. Tournament Director Kate Agnew says there are limited tickets available for both days. "This is going to be the most exciting year ever for FAST5. All six teams have come to Auckland with the most fa...
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Netball Bew Zealand's Kate Agnew discusses the trialling of potential law changes at the NZ U19 & U23 Netball Champs Published on Jul 18, 2014

SKY Sport recently caught up with Netball New Zealand Operations Director Kate Agnew at the Under 19 & 23 Nationals in Dunedin. Agnew talks about the trial of the proposed new rules and how they were viewed at the event.  Published on Jul 18, 2014    
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NZ to trial two-point goals as part of proposed changes - 26 March 2014

A two-point shot may be introduced to seven-a-side netball if rule trials in New Zealand later this year prove successful. Creating an additional two-point scoring zone within the shooting circle is among three rule innovations to be trialled at this year's national U19 and U23 championships in Dunedin as Netball New Zealand attempt to take the lead on revamping the game's rules. Under the International Netball Federation's constitution, changes can be made to the game's laws only every eight y...
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2012 Fast5 Auckland - Let the Party Begin!

Fast, furious and with a new kind of flair – Fast5, netball’s latest innovation, is making its public debut. New Zealand hosts the very first International Netball Federation Fast5 Netball World Series at Vector Arena, Auckland, from 9th to 11th November 2012. There the world’s top six netballing nations come together to compete in the thrilling high speed, action packed, shortform version of the traditional game. Raising public awareness of the new game is top priority for Netball New Zeala...
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