In a telling final few minutes, Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel completed a dramatic come-from-behind rally to clinch the points in a hard-fought 47-45 win over The Good Oil Tactix in Nelson on Monday.

Crucial ANZ Premiership points are up for grabs in Nelson on Monday where The Good Oil Tactix are hoping to make a move on the competition ladder.

South Canterbury’s Nigel Davenport has been recruited to join The Good Oil Tactix’ Management Committee, starting immediately.

Having to work hard for their points, The Good Oil Tactix breathed a sigh of relief after fending off a fast-finishing Te Wānanga o Raukawa Pulse 55-52 in Christchurch on Saturday.

The Good Oil Tactix defender Karin Burger expects the “banter” with former team-mates to be dialled up this week as she prepares to take on her old team in a crunch ANZ Premiership match.

The Robinhood Stars have regained their imposing winning form – but they needed extra time to do it against The Good Oil Tactix, holding them out 57-56 at Auckland’s Pulman Arena.

As we approach the mid-way point of the 2021 ANZ Premiership we talk to The Good Oil Tactix coach Marianne Delaney-Hoshek and get her thoughts on how her charges are tracking. 

Old rivalries were renewed and fortunes reversed when The Good Oil Tactix handed the Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel a 60-50 defeat in the cauldron of ILT Stadium Southland on Monday night.

In a position she had never played in, for a team she never expected to hear from, Samon Nathan has made The Good Oil Tactix her side with wing attack her favoured position and Christchurch her home.

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