24 Sep 2009

Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic meet trans Tasman netball champs first up

6:02 pm on 24 September 2009

The draw for next year's trans Tasman netball competition has been released today with the opening round featuring New Zealand's leading side the Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic, up against reigning champions Melbourne.

The revamped Northern Mystics get the competition underway on March 20th when they host this year's runners-up Adelaide in Auckland.

Other first round matches see the Southern Steel host the Perth based West Coast Fever in Invercargill, while the Canterbury Tactix host the Wellington Pulse.

All up there will be 69 games over 14 rounds, culminating in the finals playoffs.