/ 24 October 2023

A consolation Constellation win


The Aussie Diamonds went down 53-50 to the Silver Ferns in netball’s final Constellation Cup game yesterday afternoon – but we’ve retained the trophy… It was a thrilling end to the annual 4-game series, with the Aussies getting over the line thanks to their 2 strong wins in the first games. The Kiwis needed at least a 17-point win in yesterday’s game to take back the Cup – but it wasn’t to be. And we say it was a thrilling game because the Aussies led for most of the match. Diamonds skipper Liz Watson said the team was “disappointed” but “proud”, and the team now heads back home for tomorrow’s first Test match against South Africa. There’s a lot going on for our Aussie netballers as their pay dispute continues to go unresolved…  

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