NS EXCLUSIVE: Magpies defeat Firebirds for top-four placing before the break

The Magpies came back from their loss last week to take the win at home.


The Adelaide Thunderbirds took it right to the top placed side, but missed a chance to upset the NSW Swifts after missing a goal after the siren.

NS EXCLUSIVE: Fever fight back

Fever fought back from a ten goal deficit to record their second win of the season. The game threatened to end in yet another draw, before the Fever snuck ahead of the Thunderbirds in the final minutes of the game.

NS EXCLUSIVE: A tale of two halves

The Queensland Firebirds looked to have returned to their sparkling best before their flame was extinguished by a composed and clinical Melbourne Vixens in a game of two extremes.

NS EXCLUSIVE: Lightning Storm Strikes Magpies

The Magpies stumbled to their lowest ever score after a Lightning masterclass.

NS EXCLUSIVE: Stephanie Wood – inner strength

Steph Wood was told, “I’m more proud of where you’ve come from, than where you’re going!” It's been a long road to the top for the talented netballer.

NS EXCLUSIVE: Another draw makes it three out of four

West Coast Fever notched up their third draw in four weeks, while the Giants failed to capitalise on an eight goal lead.

NS EXCLUSIVE: Firebirds Swiftly extinguished

The New South Wales Swifts easily dismantled an uncharacteristically flatfooted Queensland Firebirds before tragedy struck the close-knit ladder leaders.

NS EXCLUSIVE: Lisa Alexander runs a ruler over her Diamond Dozen

Lisa Alexander gave Netball Scoop an exclusive insight into why the Diamond dozen were chosen for the 2019 Netball World Cup.

NS EXCLUSIVE – Firebirds’ unbeaten record against Fever kept intact

The Queensland Firebirds and West Coast Fever fought out another thrilling draw. Despite being undermanned due to injury, the Firebirds took the game to last year's grand finalists.

NS EXCLUSIVE: The transformation of Phumza Maweni

"You started unknown, and you finished unforgettable". Phumza Maweni's remarkable story tells of how netball transformed her life - from her humble beginnings in a poor rural town and the slums of Cape Town, to one of South Africa's most recognisable athletes.

NS EXCLUSIVE – Thunderbirds Survive Fourth-Quarter Scare to Defeat Depleted Firebirds

The Adelaide Thunderbirds held on to win their second game of the season, while the Queensland Firebirds felt the pain of more injury troubles.

NS EXCLUSIVE – Swifts take first blood in Sargeant-McKinnis Cup

The Swifts handed the Vixens their first loss of 2019, winning all four quarters to go to the top of the table.

NS EXCLUSIVE: Lightning Christens Stadium With A Win Against Giants

Once again, Sunshine Lightning were able to hit their straps in the second half of a game, rolling over the Giants courtesy of a huge 25 goal third quarter.

NS EXCLUSIVE – Magpies go down to Fever in Bendigo

The Fever managed the upset of the weekend, beating the more favoured Magpies in Bendigo.

NS EXCLUSIVE: Fever find their mojo (Fever v Vixens, round 4, 2019)

No one expected a draw between the first and eighth placed teams in the league, but the Vixens and Fever fought out a fascinating contest until the last second of the match. Check out Steve McLeod's brilliant images.