Last year's success is not weighing on the mind's of Netball South's Beko League team.
Jono Bredin is still aiming high despite not umpiring in this year's ANZ Premiership.
Netball South has returned a small surplus and presided over a rise in junior playing numbers in 2016.
The Southern Steel has had an unbeaten weekend in Otaki.
The Southern Steel has begun its pre-season tournament in Otaki with a win.
It may still be pre-season but this weekend will be extra special for two Southern Steel players.
If the weekend was anything to go by, the Southern Steel is going to be tough to beat again this year.
Dunedin will get its first look at the 2017 Southern Steel this weekend.
In the wake of one of New Zealand netball's finest moments, Tania Dalton was again stealing the show.
The family of former Silver Ferns netballer and SKY TV commentator Tania Dalton have announced her death.
It was Tania Dalton's magnetic character as much as her ability that made her the star she was on the New Zealand netball scene.
Dunedin Netball has followed through after identifying problems last year.
Three returning players have been named in the South squad to defend its Beko League title.
The Netball South Beko league squad to defend its 2016 title has been announced.
Former Silver Ferns star Tania Dalton has been fighting for her life overnight.
The Southern Steel has won its preseason match in Oamaru today.
She was a fighter on the netball court, and now former Silver Ferns star Tania Dalton is in the fight of her life.
The Southern Steel will play its first home pre-season game of the year tomorrow.
Netball South has named its coaching team for its 2017 Beko League title defence.
Veteran defender Leana de Bruin has been named the inaugural captain of the Northern Stars.