The Northern Stars netball franchise is excited to announce Oceane Maihi and Nanise Waiquira as 2020 Northern Stars pre-season training partners.

Legendary netball player Temepara Bailey, who donned her playing shoes again this season for the Northern Stars, is going to be concentrating on a dual off-court role this coming season.

The Northern Stars will have a touch of Caribbean flavour next season as the South Auckland based franchise announced the signing of Trinidad and Tobago defender Daystar Swift in their 2020 ANZ Premiership team today.

Leana de Bruin was awarded the Stonz Jewellers Player of the Year at the 2019 Northern Stars and Northern Comets end of season awards evening held at Woodside Bar, Manukau.

The Central Pulse have beaten the Northern Stars 52-48 in the 2019 ANZ Premiership Grand Final to win their first championship in front of a sold out home crowd in Porirua.

The Northern Stars upset defending champions Southern Steel in the ANZ Premiership elimination final 53-56, to break a 3-year winning streak for the home side in Invercargill.

As the Northern Stars head into their ANZ Premiership elimination final showdown against the Ascot Park Southern Steel in Invercargill this week, netball fans will have their last chances to see Leana de Bruin out on court as the former Silver Fern will not return to the court in 2020.

The Southern Steel proved too strong for the Northern Stars, winning 63-46 at the ILT Stadium Southland in Invercargill tonight to take the advantage heading into next week’s elimination final.

A relentless TWOR Central Pulse bounced back from their first defeat of the 2019 ANZ Premiership season last week to beat the Northern Stars 68-42 in Wellington tonight.

The Northern Stars will be disappointed to not cement a play-off spot after losing to The Good Oil Tactix 48-53 in the final match of Super Sunday in Invercargill.