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Netball on the Net – what to watch in lockdown

It is tough out there for everyone in Australia, New Zealand, Europe and across the world.

So, to try and help, we’ve put together some of the most iconic games from netball’s recent history.

From state league moments to international dreams, we’ve got you covered.

For those still in lockdown or just craving a bit more netball in their lives- worry not!

So much in fact, that we just had to put together a handy viewing guide.

Read on for some of our Netball Post team’s personal favourites and where to find them.

Live netball this weekend

Suncorp Super Netball (Netball Live App or Channel 9)

Round 14 – NSW Swifts v Sunshine Coast Lightning, 12.30pm AEST on Saturday 7 August.
Round 14 – West Coast Fever v GIANTS Netball, 2.30pm AEST on Saturday 7 August

ANZ Premiership (Sky Sports or online)

Grand Final – Mystics v Tactix, LIVE from 1.30pm AEST on Sunday 8 August.

England Men’s and Mixed Nationals

The tournament starts at 6pm AEST on Saturday 7 August LIVE on Netball channel and will conclude on Sunday 8 August.

Historical games to watch NOW

Thwaiting Until The Last Moment: SSN West Coast Fever v Melbourne Vixens, Round 4 2019

Games don’t get closer than this, as Caitlin Thwaites sinks a last minute goal to deny Fever their first win of the season

Where to watch: Available on the Netball Live App.

Outfoxing the Thunderbirds: ANZ Vixens v Thunderbirds Grand Final 2009

Relive the days when a defensive holy trinity of Ingles, Chatfield and Corletto all wore Vixens green and Melbourne won their first ANZ trophy.

Where to watch: Available on YouTube.

The Original Supershot: Netball World Cup Diamonds v Silver Ferns Final 1999

An all time classic, as a last minute shot from Sharelle McMahon seals the Australian title defence for the seventh time.

Where to watch: Available on YouTube.

Live 2015 ANZ Championship Grand Final: Queensland Firebirds vs. NSW Swifts

Fired Up: ANZ Firebirds v Swifts Grand Final 2015

Trailing behind the Swifts all game, a historic Firebirds comeback sees QLD claim the Trans-Tasman trophy.

Where to watch: Available on YouTube.

Super Netball 2021: Queensland Firebirds vs. NSW Swifts, extra time, round  one, Nissan Arena

A Not-So-Swift Victory: SSN Firebirds v Swifts Round 1 2021

What is it about Swifts v Firebirds games having more heat than Housby’s spice mix broccoli? Swifts start their current season with a thrilling extra time battle against their northern rivals.

Where to watch: Available on the Netball Live App.

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Sharni’s Farewell: SSN Magpies v Giants 2018

Struggling throughout the 2018 season, the Magpies do their best to celebrate one of Australia’s best with one last home game at Hisense Arena.

Where to watch: Available on the Netball Live App.

Not a Gee-long Time in Retirement: Madi Browne’s 2021 season with the VNL Geelong Cougars

Super Netball’s loss is State Netball’s gain, as a Diamonds icon comes out of retirement to play for Geelong in the Victorian Netball League alongside some of the pathway’s hottest young talent.

Where to watch: Available on Netball Victoria’s Facebook Videos (along with every other game of the season, commentated by some awesome local fans).

Vitality Netball Superleague: Celtic Dragons secure first victory of 2021  season | Netball News | Sky Sports

Taking Surrey By Storm: VNSL Celtic Dragons v Surrey Storm Round 13 2021

After a winless streak that would Dragon for 16 whole games, the Celtic Dragons mount a composed, energetic attack to triumph over Surrey Storm in the UK’s Super League.

Where to watch: Available on Sky Sport’s YouTube Channel. – Australians will need a VPN.

England stun Australia at the death to grab dramatic Commonwealth Games  netball gold

Good As Gold: Commonwealth Games England v Australia Final 2018

Nothing endorses this one quite like the image above. England’s sensational gold medal win might’ve hurt us Aussies, but it was a great moment for our sport!

Where to watch: Available on Youtube.

Melbourne Vixens defeat West Coast Fever in Super Netball Grand Final

A VIC-tory For Those In Lockdown: SSN Fever v Vixens 2020 Grand Final

Forced into a hub as their home state dealt with a lockdown, the Melbourne Vixens give everyone something to smile about, with a smile-inducing win over the Fever for their first SSN trophy.

Where to watch: Available on the Netball Live App.

Some Pre-season Magic: ANZP Magic v SSN Swifts Preseason 2020

Before the pandemic, Magic and Swifts came together from across the ditch to play some preseason netball. A rare chance in the modern era to see SSN take on ANZP teams.

Where to watch: Available on Sky Sport NZ’s YouTube.

Green’s Machine v Bassett’s Hounds: A Charity Match For The Fast5 World Series 2017

Weirdly, this wasn’t one of our puns. Bassett and Green take to the court for a fun Fast 5 charity match that reminds viewers just how much fun this sport can be.

Where to watch: Available on World Netball’s YouTube.

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NSW Netball Premier League

Australia’s State leagues are too often slept on, but if you’re looking to catch the Swifts and Giants of tomorrow at work, look no further than this competition- commentated on occasion by some of the SSN players themselves!

Where to watch: Available on BarTV Sports YouTube.

Lightning Strikes Twice - Suncorp Super Netball

So Nice They Did It Twice: Lightning’s Back To Back SSN Grand Final Wins

With one of the hottest names in international netball for a coach, and plenty of top talent on the roster, is it any wonder that Lightning were SSN’s first superpower?

Where to watch: Available on the Netball Live App.

HART Sapphire Series - Born to Shine - Semi-Professional Netball

A Real Gem: QLD’s Sapphire Series Netball League

One of the few Australian State leagues still going during the latest outbreak, Queensland’s Sapphire Series is heading towards finals season and showcasing some great young talent.

Where to watch: Available on the Sapphire Series YouTube Channel.

One to be Proud About: SSN Swifts v Magpies Round 5 2021

Ash Brazill has an exciting midcourt battle with young Swift Tayla Fraser, while Nelson puts up some great early shooting and Klau puts on a defensive masterclass.

Where to watch: Available on the Netball Live App.

With more hits than a deck Maddy Proud is playing on, there’s plenty on offer to keep you busy well past the current Australian lockdowns.

What are your favourite games to rewatch? Share them in the comments!

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