18 Mar 2014

Magic remain top of the netball Championship

5:36 am on 18 March 2014

The Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic and Adelaide Thunderbirds remain unbeaten at the top of the ANZ netball Championship.

The Magic held on for a 61-57 victory over the Southern Steel in Hamilton.

The Magic were behind by 5 at half time, but improved their defence and converted the turnovers to claim their third straight win.

Meanwhile the defending champion Adelaide Thunderbirds notched up a record 16th straight win, beating the New South Wales Swifts 50-49 in Adelaide.