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  •   Home > News > Sports > Netball

    The Tactix know when it rains - it pours

    The Tactix know when it rains - it pours


    The Canterbury netball side were without tall timber Ellie Bird in their 47-45 ANZ Premiership loss to the Southern Steel, with Bird recovering from a head knock.

    Replacement shooters Jess Prosser and Hannah Glen are also out with injury, leaving 30-year-old doctor Kate Grant and 17-year-old Howick College student Amelia Walmsley to fill the gaps.

    Coach Marianne Delaney-Hoshek admits the situation wasn't ideal, but the newbies slotted in well.



    It's not yet known whether Bird will be fit to play against the Magic on Monday in Nelson.

    © 2021 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

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     27 Jul: The Stars have finished their ANZ Premiership netball season with a 65-46 victory over the Magic in Auckland
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     24 Jul: The Central Pulse have been unable to end their ANZ netball Premiership campaign on a high
     21 Jul: One of New Zealand's sporting power couples will do it alone early next year
     21 Jul: The Central Pulse are eager to rediscover their successful netball formula
     20 Jul: The Steel have secured their spot in the ANZ Premiership netball play-offs after a 46-45 win over the Stars in Auckland
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