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  •   Home > News > Environment

    The Tactix know when it rains - it pours

    The Tactix know when it rains - it pours


    The Canterbury netball side were without tall timber Ellie Bird in their 47-45 ANZ Premiership loss to the Southern Steel, with Bird recovering from a head knock.

    Replacement shooters Jess Prosser and Hannah Glen are also out with injury, leaving 30-year-old doctor Kate Grant and 17-year-old Howick College student Amelia Walmsley to fill the gaps.

    Coach Marianne Delaney-Hoshek admits the situation wasn't ideal, but the newbies slotted in well.



    It's not yet known whether Bird will be fit to play against the Magic on Monday in Nelson.

    © 2021 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

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     Today's News

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    Business:
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    Golf:
    Tokyo Olympics live updates: Emma McKeon makes history with 50m freestyle gold, men's golf concludes more athletics on the way 18:46

    Netball:
    The Tactix have reached netball's ANZ Premiership grand final, beating the Steel 54 - 49 in the elimination final in Invercargill 18:36

    General:
    US gymnast Simone Biles pulls out of individual floor exercise final at Tokyo 2020 Olympics 18:36

    Health & Safety:
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    Christchurch:
    State Highway Eight's now open following a two-vehicle collision near Canterbury's Twizel 18:26

    Swimming:
    Emma McKeon has seven medals at Tokyo Olympics with gold in 50m freestyle and 4x100m medley relay 18:16

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    General:
    Valerie Adams has become New Zealand's most successful female Olympian 16:16


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