Central completed an impressive 2017 campaign when they held out a fast-finishing Mainland 43-41 in the Beko Netball League Grand Final held in Auckland on Sunday.

Central are poised to put the icing on a perfect season when they meet Mainland in the Beko Netball League Grand Final in Auckland on Sunday.

Central have no plans to concede any ground to the chasing pack when they meet Waikato Bay of Plenty in the final round of the Beko Netball League in Tokoroa on Saturday.

Umpires are doing their bit to keep pace with Netball Central’s budding stable of top-quality players, coaches and officials to emerge from the Zone.

With a place in the grand final assured, Central are keen to maintain a clean sheet when they meet the Northern Marvels in Monday’s penultimate round of the Beko Netball League.

Highlighting its strong presence at under-21 level, three players from Netball Central have been included in the New Zealand team to contest the Netball World Youth Cup Gaborone 2017 (NWYC2017) in July.

With three rounds remaining, pushing to new levels remains a strong motivator for high-flying Central despite having already secured a place in June’s Beko Netball League grand final.

Extending their buffer at the top of the table has not detracted from Central’s focus for the key match-up against Mainland in the Beko Netball League in Christchurch on Sunday.