Lisa Ferneyhough started her Fiat Netball Superleague coaching career with a win in Wales as Leeds Carnegie caught Celtic Dragons napping at the first whistle of the 2011 season. A well know face on court in the highest levels of domestic netball in this country Lisa, has swapped bib for clipboard, as former coach Anna Newell takes care of a new addition to her family.
Taking a look at the first round fixtures in the Fiat Netball Superleague, the tie between Northern Thunder and Hertfordshire Mavericks was without a doubt the standout game and only right it was played on Monday to be recorded for the TV audience. The visitors brought their new recruits up the M1, their hosts fielded a familiar line-up.
Loughborough Lightning kicked off their Fiat Netball Superleague campaign on Saturday 22nd away at Glasgow Wildcats. With Lightning having a disappointing season last year, a new look Lightning side were back with a vengeance, recording a 68-25 win.
It promises to be a sizzling competition this year with Team Bath looking to make it a hat-trick and everyone else looking to stand in their way.