Physed A, despite an early hiccup, posted a clinical 60-51 win over Otago Girls' in Dunedin premier netball at the weekend.
Maheno Green maintained its unbeaten run in the North Otago premier competition with a solid 35-24 win over Kurow in Oamaru on Saturday.
Steel fan Judy Cleaver had to take a phone call while being interviewed by the Otago Daily Times yesterday.
Both southern teams will place in the top eight at the New Zealand under-18 championships in Rotorua.
The spotlight will be on grassroots netball at the Southern Steel’s final home game of the regular season on Saturday.
Promising Steel midcourter Ali Wilshier has been ruled out of the remainder of the season due to a knee injury.
The Southern Magpies remain undefeated after a strong 61-43 win over the South Pac Titans as the Dunedin premier competition resumed at the Edgar Centre on Saturday.
As the race for the ANZ Premiership finals heats up, the Southern Steel must successfully combat its nemesis, the Northern Stars, on Monday night.
Maheno Green dominated the middle stages of the game to beat Waitaki Girls’ Wildfire 38-24 in a top-of-the-table clash in North Otago premier netball on Saturday.