Golden Year for Silver Ferns

2005 has proved an incredible year for NZ netball, with the Silver Ferns winning all eight of their international tournaments. The latest came with a definitive Tri-Series victory over Jamaica and Barbados. “We certainly wanted to finish strongly because it was our last test of the year,” said an elated NZ coach, Ruth Aitken. The Silver Ferns are now favourites to win gold at next year’s Commonwealth Games in Melbourne.


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Joseph Parker Self-Isolation’s Greatest Showman

Joseph Parker Self-Isolation’s Greatest Showman

Professional heavyweight boxer Joseph Parker, 28, has proved himself one of the great surprises to rise from the pandemic-induced global lockdown, according to UK-based The Sportsman. While the rest of the…