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2010 Season

Round 1, 2010

Highlights from the opening round of the 2010 ANZ Championship season. Photos by Michael Bradley

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2009 Archive

2009 Grand Final: Vixens 54, Thunderbirds 46

The Vixens completed their outstanding 2009 season with a splendid performance against the brave Adelaide Thunderbirds - PHOTOS: Getty Images.

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2009 Preliminary Final: Thunderbirds 51, Magic 37

Tenacious defence, rock-solid shooting and all-court composure gave the Thunderbirds a decisive victory, recorded by photographer Michael Bradley.

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Semi-Final 2: Thunderbirds 51, Steel 45

The Thunderbirds' clever, determined play and superlative shooting prevailed against a gallant Steel in a highly competitve match. PHOTOS: Getty Images

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Semi-Final 1: Vixens 58, Magic 43

Minor championship winners the Melbourne Vixens secured a home Grand Final with a strong performance against a lacklustre Colourplus Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic. PHOTOS: Getty Images

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Vixens 63, Tactix 35, Rivalry Round 13

The Melbourne Vixens sewed up the Rivalry Round for Australia with a commanding performance against Mercury Energy Tactix. PHOTOS: Getty Images

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Pulse 53, Swifts 52, Rivalry Round 13

Against all odds and defying every prediction, Central Pulse got their first-ever ANZ Championship win against 2008 champions NSW Swifts. PHOTOS: Michael Bradley

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Firebirds 59, Mystics 57, Rivalry Round 13

The Queensland Firebirds kept themselves in the top-four frame with a stirring last-quarter fightback in Auckland. PHOTOS: Michael Bradley

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Magic 50, Tactix 46, Round 12

Mercury Energy Canterbury Tactix thoroughly tested Colourplus Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic in Rotorua. PHOTOS: Michael Bradley

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Netball's Festival of Stars, Sydney, 21 June 2009

Team Ellis played for the National Breast Cancer Foundation, and Team Darcy played for Beyondblue. The result: plenty of laughs,(fairly!) friendly competition, and money raised for two very good causes. PHOTOS: Getty Images

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Vixens 61, Mystics 57, Round 12

The Mystics' storming 33-25 second half wasn't quite enough to win this closely fought match in Auckland. PHOTOS: Michael Bradley

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Vixens 63, Swifts 52, Round 11

No quarter was given in this fierce battle - until the Vixens scored 18 goals in the final 15 minutes, and cemented their place in the top four. PHOTOS: Getty Images

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Fever 59, Steel 48, Round 10

West Coast Fever scored their fourth win of the season, with shooter Caitlin Bassett in devastating form agaainst Southern Steel. PHOTOS: Getty Images

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Vixens 57, Firebirds 53, Round 9

The Firebirds blazed in front for three quarters, but the Vixens staged a stirring last-quarter fightback. PHOTOS: Getty Images

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Magic 55, Vixens 48, Round 10

There was plenty of fire & athleticism in this crucial top-of-the table contest in Tauranga... PHOTOS: Michael Bradley

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Firebirds 53, Magic 42, Round 4

Space was at a premium at both ends of the court, and everywhere in-between in this thrilling & hard-fought match in Brisbane. PHOTOS: Getty Images

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Magic 63, Swifts 45, Round 3

Unlucky to lose Cath Cox & Rebecca Bulley with injuries, the 2008 champions nevertheless had no answer to Magic's dominance of this high quality contest. PHOTOS: Michael Bradley

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Vixens 54 v Firebirds 51, Round 2

Every match-up was a tough contest in this absorbing match, played in Brisbane on 13 April. PHOTOS: Getty Images

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Mystics 54 v Pulse 50, Round 2

Central Pulse pushed LG Mystics hard at the North Shore Events Centre on Easter Sunday... PHOTOS: Michael Bradley

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Magic 54, Steel 47, Round 2

Michael Bradley's photos from the battlefront in Tauranga on Easter Saturday. PHOTOS: Michael Bradley

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LG Mystics on Breakfast TV

The 2009 LG Mystics featured with weather presenter Tamati Coffey on New Zealand Breakfast TV, Monday 30 March. PHOTOS: Michael Bradley

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Ten Best Action Photos, 2008

Here's our selection of the best action photos from the 2008 ANZ Championship, taken by Michael Bradley and kangaroophotos.com

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2009 Pre-Season, Sydney

Our thanks to volunteer Jessica Dawson for these photos from the 2009 Sydney Pre-Season Tournament, 6-8 March.

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2009 Pre-Season, Queenstown

Action from the 2009 ANZ Championship Pre-Season Tournament, Queenstown, February 2009

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2008 Archive

2008 Grand Final: Swifts v Magic

Michael Bradley's photos of the inaugural ANZ Championship Grand Final, held at Sydney's Acer Arena on 28 July and won 65-56 by the NSW Swifts.

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2008 Preliminary Final: Magic v Thunderbirds

Michael Bradley's view of a thrilling Preliminary Final on 21 July. Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic defeated the Adelaide Thunderbirds 51-49.

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2008 Minor Semi-Final: Thunderbirds v Vixens

Kangaroo Photos' images from the 2008 ANZ Championship Minor Semi-Final, played at ETSA Park, Adelaide on Monday 14 July. The Adelaide Thunderbirds defeated the Melbourne Vixens 53-48.

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2008 Major Semi-Final: Magic v Swifts

Michael Bradley's images from the 2008 ANZ Championship Major Semi-Final played at the Mystery Creek Events Centre, Hamilton, on Sunday 13 July. The NSW Swifts defeated ColourPlus Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic 57-56.

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