2020 ANZ Premiership signings

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    TACTIXSUPPORTER
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    Wouldn’t be surprised to see Metuarau be turned into a GA WA slide

    #1261175
    Mooz
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    Wouldn’t be surprised to see Metuarau be turned into a GA WA slide

    I was wondering this as Pulse only have one WA in Gordon, and I haven’t seen Kersten play there before so potentially Metuarau could be the back up WA.

    #1261189
    askme
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    Could this be the turn around for Canterbury netball? They could potentially take the comp out and spark Netball down there again. They’ve slowly gotten better, now have best defensive end, on any day the best shooting end and a exciting future silver fern midcourt. They could be back to being the powerhouse of the country.

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    Guyza
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    I’m just so excited for Selby-Rickit to have signed, I think that will make all the difference & Bird looks better and better every week.

    #1261209
    TACTIXSUPPORTER
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    Bloody hope Tactix are top 2 next year!

    #1261210
    Jinxibo
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    i hope Magic isn’t at the bottom this year !

    #1261211
    James
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    I don’t understand Hume getting a contract over Leaver. Leaver isn’t the greatest but IMO she is a better option than Hume

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    Kat
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    Could this be the turn around for Canterbury netball? They could potentially take the comp out and spark Netball down there again. They’ve slowly gotten better, now have best defensive end, on any day the best shooting end and a exciting future silver fern midcourt. They could be back to being the powerhouse of the country.

    I dont get your comment “spak netball down there again”, what do you mean?

    #1261225
    Baller
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    Wouldn’t be surprised to see Metuarau be turned into a GA WA slide

    I was wondering this as Pulse only have one WA in Gordon, and I haven’t seen Kersten play there before so potentially Metuarau could be the back up WA.

    I have also thought this, her feeds are amazing. Perhaps a real opportunity to differentiate herself for a future SF selection in years to come.

    #1261229
    TACTIXSUPPORTER
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    Well, NZ are lacking in GAs. They need to continue to develop Metararu there.
    She isn’t a GS, and working on her WA game will be needed.

    Great to see Rore signed for another year

    No GS imports in NZ! McCollin is a GA.

    Nweke Wilson McPhee Dunn Bird Oconnell….. VERY exciting times for development of netball in NZ

    #1261247
    museboy
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    Stuff has listed the complete teams:

    Mystics: Tayla Earle, Sulu Fitzpatrick, Danielle Gray, Emma Iversen, Phoenix Karaka, Bailey Mes, Grace Nweke, Michaela Sokolich-Beatson, Elisapeta Toeava, Saviour Tui.

    Stars: Daystar Swift (Trinidad and Tobago), Fa’amu Ioane, Grace Kara, Jamie Hume, Julianna Naoupu, Kate Burley, Lisa Mather, Maia Wilson, Mila Reuelu-Buchanan, Storm Purvis.

    Magic: Sam Sinclair, Monica Falkner, Kelsey McPhee, Ariana Cable-Dixon, Erena Mikaere, Whitney Souness, Holly Fowler, Abigail Latu-Meafou, Jenna O’Sullivan, Georgia Tong.

    Pulse: Karin Burger, Aliyah Dunn, Ameliaranne Ekenasio, Maddy Gordon, Kelly Jury, Claire Kersten, Tiana Metuarau, Katrina Rore, Renee Savai’inaea, Elle Temu.

    Tactix: Ellie Bird, Charlotte Elley, Temalisi Fakahokotau, Sophia Fenwick, Samon Nathan, Erikana Pedersen, Kimiora Poi, Jess Prosser, Te Paea Selby-Rickit, Jane Watson.

    Steel: Gina Crampton, Abby Erwood, Taneisha Fifita, Georgia Heffernan, Kate Heffernan, Kalifa McCollin (Trinidad and Tobago), Kendall McMinn, Jen O’Connell, Shannon Saunders, Te Huinga Selby-Rickit

    #1261248
    museboy
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    Based on the above, I think the Tactix and Mystics are better than last year.  Pulse slightly down, Magic much the same and the Stars and Steel worse.  I predict the Pulse, Tactix and Mystics to take the finals.

    A shame Metuarau hasn’t moved as she would be a starting player at the Stars or Steel.

    #1261253
    Nesian
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    I predict the Pulse, Tactix and Mystics to take the finals.

    Yup, that’s pretty much my picks too.

    Pulse has a weaker team with the loss of Fitzpatrick and Sousness but maybe Metuarau can learn that WA position because she really is creative.

    Tactix, big upgrade having Faka and TPSR joining the team and with Bird playing in Oz she will come back fitter and even better for it.

    Mystics, another big upgrade with Fitzpatrick bringing defence and leadership and if Nweke can improve her shot they will be right in the mix.

    #1261280
    TB
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    Could this be the turn around for Canterbury netball? They could potentially take the comp out and spark Netball down there again. They’ve slowly gotten better, now have best defensive end, on any day the best shooting end and a exciting future silver fern midcourt. They could be back to being the powerhouse of the country.

    I dont get your comment “spak netball down there again”, what do you mean?

    I think Askme was referring to their old glory days, way back in the NBC comp.

    Actually I am surprised they never won a title, considering the line-up they had. But I guess that’s ancient history 🙂

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    Kat
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    Could this be the turn around for Canterbury netball? They could potentially take the comp out and spark Netball down there again. They’ve slowly gotten better, now have best defensive end, on any day the best shooting end and a exciting future silver fern midcourt. They could be back to being the powerhouse of the country.

    I dont get your comment “spark netball down there again”, what do you mean?

    I think Askme was referring to their old glory days, way back in the NBC comp.

    Actually I am surprised they never won a title, considering the line-up they had. But I guess that’s ancient history 🙂

    Do you think so?  Ok, I just find the comment odd and don’t understand the context of it.

    But you are correct the Flames never won a title, runners up a few times.  But it doesn’t surprise me they didn’t win, Southern has lots of money from the Licensing trust, to buy in excellent players.  The Sting used their money well.

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