The Trident Homes Tactix would have been happy to pocket the points after grinding out a hard-fought 50-31 win over the Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel in Dunedin on Sunday.
Ameliaranne Ekenasio’s stature as a world-class netballer reached new heights when she moved to New Zealand in 2015, and on Sunday, the Avis Magic captain will celebrate her 100th national league match.
The ANZ Premiership defending champions Te Wānanga o Raukawa Pulse have extended their winning streak to four games and with it climbed to the top of the league ladder for the first time this season.
Take a look at the match-ups coming up in Round 8 of the ANZ Premiership.
New centurion Tiana Metuarau led her Te Wānanga o Raukawa Pulse side in their continued march up the leader-board with a 62-38 victory over the Ascot Park Hotel Steel in Wellington.
The Trident Homes Tactix moved into second place on the table after a storming second half helped the southerners clinch a tight 49-46 win over Avis Magic in Tauranga on Sunday.
The Robinhood Stars were pushed all the way before returning to winning ways when posting a heart-stopping 49-47 win over a resurgent Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel in Auckland on Saturday.