24 Jan 2018

Northern Stars moving to Takanini

12:28 pm on 24 January 2018

The Northern Stars have confirmed they are moving to a new home venue for this year's ANZ Netball Premiership season.

Kayla Cullen of the Stars in action

Kayla Cullen of the Stars in action Photo: © Photosport Ltd 2017 www.photosport.nz

The Stars are moving from Manukau to the Pulman Arena in Takanini.

The Northern Stars and champion World Youth Cup coach Kiri Wills with the help of assistant coach Temepara Bailey have recruited a talented line up this year including: Silver Ferns Kayla Cullen and Grace Kara (nee Rasmussen), Silver Fern and World Youth Cup gold medalist Maia Wilson, fellow NZU21 World Youth Cup teammate Fa'amu Ioane, former Silver Fern shooter Paula Griffin, Former Fast5 Fern shooter Ellen Halpenny and England Roses captain, Ama Agbeze.

The Stars will play seven home games in the 2018 ANZ Premiership season including a Super Sunday bonanza with all six teams playing at the Arena. This will be followed by a back to back game on the Monday.

Both the Northern Stars and their Beko Netball League team, the Northern Comets, will continue to train in Papakura.