2018 Netball New Zealand Super Club

The 2018 Netball New Zealand Super Club was the second edition of Netball New Zealand's invitational tournament. With a team coached by Yvette McCausland-Durie, captained by Katrina Grant and featuring Karin Burger, Ameliaranne Ekenasio, Sulu Fitzpatrick and Claire Kersten, Central Pulse finished the tournament as winners after defeating Mainland Tactix 61–56 in the final.[1][2][3][4][5] All the matches were hosted at the Trafalgar Centre in Nelson between 19 August and 24 August 2018. All the matches were broadcast live on Sky Sport (New Zealand). The tournament also featured two-points for long shots as previously used in Fast5 netball.[6][7][8][9]

2018 Netball New Zealand Super Club
LeagueNetball New Zealand Super Club
SportNetball
Duration19 August–24 August 2018
Number of teams8
TV partner(s)Sky Sport (New Zealand)
WinnersCentral Pulse
  Runners-upMainland Tactix
Netball New Zealand Super Club seasons

TeamsEdit

The tournament featured eight teams. These included the top three from the 2018 ANZ Premiership seasonSouthern Steel, Central Pulse and Mainland Tactix.[6][7][8][9][10][11]

Team League
  Central Pulse ANZ Premiership
  Gauteng Jaguars Netball League (South Africa)
  Marama Vou (Note 1)
  New South Wales Institute of Sport (Note 2)
  Mainland Tactix ANZ Premiership
  UWS Sirens[12][13][14][15] Netball Superleague
  Southern Steel ANZ Premiership
  Singapore Sneakers Netball Super League (Singapore)
Notes

^1 Marama Vou were a Pacific Islander representative team organised by Netball Fiji and featuring players from Fiji, Samoa and New Zealand. Vicki Wilson was the team's head coach. Frances Solia served as team mentor.[7][16][17]

^2 The New South Wales Institute of Sport team was effectively a combined Netball New South Wales Waratahs and Canberra Giants team.[18]

Group AEdit

MatchesEdit

Day 1
19 August 2018 Mainland Tactix 86–51 Sneakers  
6.40pm Kate Beveridge   36/45 (80%)
Jess Prosser   23/36 (64%)
Brooke Leaver   9/18 (50%)
Hannah Glen   8/10 (80%)
Stats Pei Ying Wong   17/31 (55%)
Amorangi Malesala   13/20 (65%)
Xin Yi Liu   0/4 (0%)
19 August 2018 Southern Steel 61–65 Gauteng Jaguars  
8.30pm Jennifer O'Connell   28/36 (78%)
Georgia Heffernan   12/26 (46%)
Olivia Bates   8/18 (44%)
Report
Stats
Ine-Marí Venter   40/48 (83%)
Chantelle Swart   16/26 (62%)

Sources:[19][20][21]

Day 2
20 August 2018 Mainland Tactix 64–36 Gauteng Jaguars  
4.50pm Ellie Bird   28/37 (76%)
Jess Prosser   14/19 (74%)
Brooke Leaver   12/21 (57%)
Hannah Glen   4/6 (67%)
Stats Ine-Marí Venter   21/36 (58%)
Chantelle Swart   6/9 (67%)
Danielle Van Zyl   3/5 (60%)
Chante Louw   2/3 (67%)
20 August 2018 Southern Steel 80–52 Sneakers  
6.40pm Jennifer O'Connell   40/51 (78%)
Georgia Heffernan   24/38 (63%)
Olivia Bates   5/11 (45%)
Jess Allan   2/4 (50%)
Report
Stats
Xin Yi Liu   13/22 (59%)
Pei Ying Wong   12/27 (44%)
Amorangi Malesala   8/15 (53%)

Sources:[22][23][24]

Day 3
21 August 2018 Gauteng Jaguars 72–47 Sneakers  
3.00pm Ine-Marí Venter   38/42 (90%)
Chante Louw   11/15 (73%)
Danielle Van Zyl   10/28 (36%)
Stats Amorangi Malesala   18/29 (62%)
Xin Yi Liu   6/12 (50%)
Pei Ying Wong   5/13 (38%)
21 August 2018 Southern Steel 66–51 Mainland Tactix  
8.30pm Jennifer O'Connell   44/51 (86%)
Olivia Bates   9/13 (69%)
Georgia Heffernan   7/13 (54%)
Report
Stats
Ellie Bird   20/27 (74%)
Brooke Leaver   11/21 (52%)
Kate Beveridge   10/13 (77%)
Jess Prosser   2/3 (67%)

Source:[25]

Final ladderEdit

Group A
Pos Team P W D L GF GA % BP Pts
1   Southern Steel 3 2 0 1 207 168 123.2 1 7
2   Mainland Tactix 3 2 0 1 201 153 131.4 0 6
3   Gauteng Jaguars 3 2 0 1 173 172 100.6 0 6
4   Sneakers 3 0 0 3 150 238 63.0 0 0

  Qualified for Semi-finals
  5th/8th place classification

Source:[6]

Group BEdit

MatchesEdit

Day 1
19 August 2018 NSWIS 71–51 Marama Vou  
3.00pm Georgia Marshall   27/35 (77%)
Kelly Singleton   15/24 (63%)
Ang Frketic   10/15 (67%)
Matisse Letherbarrow   3/4 (75%)
Stats Laisani Waqa   20/30 (67%)
Alyssa-Jean Savelio   15/24 (63%)
Kayla Kiss   5/7 (71%)
19 August 2018 Central Pulse 66–33 UWS Sirens  
4.50pm Aliyah Dunn   29/44 (66%)
Saviour Tui   14/36 (39%)
Mila Reuelu-Buchanan   0/1 (0%)
Stats Bethan Goodwin   17/27 (63%)
Emma Barrie   4/4 (100%)
Laura Towell   4/6 (67%)
Monica Falkner   4/8 (50%)

Sources:[17][19][20]

Day 2
20 August 2018 UWS Sirens 57–60 Marama Vou  
3.00pm Bethan Goodwin   20/24 (83%)
Monica Falkner   19/33 (58%)
Laura Towell   4/6 (67%)
Report
Stats
Laisani Waqa   13/18 (72%)
Alyssa-Jean Savelio   23/40 (58%)
Kayla Kiss   4/7 (57%)
20 August 2018 Central Pulse 49–50 NSWIS  
8.30pm Aliyah Dunn   21/26 (81%)
Ameliaranne Ekenasio   11/32 (34%)
Saviour Tui   3/5 (60%)
Stats Georgia Marshall   24/33 (73%)
Kelly Singleton   9/14 (64%)
Matisse Letherbarrow   7/10 (70%)

Sources:[22][23][24]

Day 3
21 August 2018 NSWIS 57–49 UWS Sirens  
4.50pm Georgia Marshall   29/36 (81%)
Kelly Singleton   9/13 (69%)
Ang Frketic   6/8 (75%)
Matisse Letherbarrow   4/5 (80%)
Stats Monica Falkner   21/35 (60%)
Bethan Goodwin   14/21 (67%)
Laura Towell   3/5 (60%)
21 August 2018 Central Pulse 81–35 Marama Vou  
6.40pm Aliyah Dunn   20/29 (69%)
Ameliaranne Ekenasio   26/39 (67%)
Saviour Tui   10/15 (67%)
Tiana Metuarau   6/10 (60%)
Report
Stats
Laisani Waqa   13/20 (65%)
Alyssa-Jean Savelio   11/22 (50%)
Kayla Kiss   0/3 (0%)

Source:[25]

Final ladderEdit

Group B
Pos Team P W D L GF GA % BP Pts
1   Central Pulse 3 2 0 1 196 118 166.1 1 7
2   NSWIS 3 3 0 0 178 149 119.5 0 9
3   Marama Vou 3 1 0 2 146 209 69.9 0 3
4   UWS Sirens 3 0 0 3 139 183 76.0 0 0

  Qualified for Semi-finals
  5th/8th place classification

Source:[6]

5th/8th place classificationEdit

Semi-finalsEdit

23 August 2018 Marama Vou 84–66 Sneakers  
3.00pm Laisani Waqa   42/49 (86%)
Alyssa-Jean Savelio   22/33 (67%)
Kayla Kiss   2/4 (50%)
Report
Stats
Pei Ying Wong   22/36 (61%)
Xin Yi Liu   14/23 (61%)
Amorangi Malesala   7/16 (44%)
23 August 2018 UWS Sirens 46–39 Gauteng Jaguars  
4.50pm Monica Falkner   22/31 (71%)
Bethan Goodwin   9/15 (60%)
Emma Barrie   5/5 (100%)
Laura Towell   1/3 (33%)
Stats Ine-Marí Venter   31/36 (86%)
Chantelle Swart   4/7 (57%)
Danielle Van Zyl   1/8 (13%)

7th/8th place matchEdit

24 August 2018 Sneakers 60–57 Gauteng Jaguars  
3.00pm Amorangi Malesala   27/42 (64%)
Pei Ying Wong   11/25 (44%)
Stats Chante Louw   25/31 (81%)
Ine-Marí Venter   18/29 (62%)
Chantelle Swart   6/15 (40%)
Danielle Van Zyl   3/5 (60%)

5th/6th place matchEdit

24 August 2018 UWS Sirens 66–57 Marama Vou  
4.50pm Bethan Goodwin   34/45 (76%)
Monica Falkner   23/31 (74%)
Stats Laisani Waqa   26/33 (79%)
Alyssa-Jean Savelio   16/24 (67%)
Kayla Kiss   1/2 (50%)

1st/4th Play offsEdit

Semi-finalsEdit

23 August 2018 Mainland Tactix 64–62 NSWIS  
6.40pm Ellie Bird   30/40 (75%)
Kate Beveridge   16/22 (73%)
Brooke Leaver   3/4 (75%)
Stats Georgia Marshall   27/34 (79%)
Kelly Singleton   22/28 (79%)
23 August 2018 Central Pulse 64–55 Southern Steel  
8.30pm Aliyah Dunn   34/39 (87%)
Ameliaranne Ekenasio   18/26 (69%)
Tiana Metuarau   3/6 (50%)
Stats Jennifer O'Connell   28/35 (80%)
Georgia Heffernan   13/26 (50%)
Olivia Bates   4/8 (50%)

Sources:[26]

Third place play-offEdit

24 August 2018
6.40pm
Report
Stats
Southern Steel 54–45 NSWIS    Sky Sport
Scoring by quarter: 11–7, 26–22, 36–35, 54–45
Jennifer O'Connell   31/34 (91%)
Georgia Heffernan   12/21 (57%)
Jess Allan   4/5 (80%)
Olivia Bates   2/7 (29%)
Shannon Francois   1/1 (100%)
Matisse Letherbarrow   16/22 (73%)
Georgia Marshall   14/19 (74%)
Kelly Singleton   8/15 (53%)

FinalEdit

24 August 2018
8.30pm
Central Pulse 61–56 Mainland Tactix    Sky Sport
Aliyah Dunn   35/39 (90%)
Ameliaranne Ekenasio   16/30 (53%)
Tiana Metuarau   2/2 (100%)
Ellie Bird   30/38 (79%)
Kate Beveridge   15/19 (79%)
Brooke Leaver   4/8 (50%)

Sources:[1][2][3][4][5]

Final standingsEdit

Rank Team
    Central Pulse
    Mainland Tactix
    Southern Steel
4th   NSWIS
5th   UWS Sirens
6th   Marama Vou
7th   Sneakers
8th   Gauteng Jaguars

Source:[1]

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