Intense Battles Await: Nedbank Premier Netball League Takes Gweru by Storm

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  • Gweru Hosts Nedbank Premier Netball League: Thornhill High School venue for 43 matches this weekend.
  • ZDF and Black Rhinos Lead Standings: Army teams dominate with superior goal difference.
  • Top Contenders: Girls Dzetonaz, Harare City, and Harare District vie closely.
  • Key Matches to Watch: Harare City vs. Harare District, ZDF Queens vs. Harare City.
  • Weekend Schedule: Saturday and Sunday fixtures promise thrilling netball action.

This weekend, Gweru becomes the epicenter of thrilling netball action as the Nedbank Premier Netball League converges at Thornhill High School. With 43 matches on the cards, fans are in for a treat despite the chilly weather.

Battle for the Top: ZDF and Black Rhinos Lead the Charge

Leading the pack are the formidable army sides, Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF) and Black Rhinos, both tied at 16 points in the standings. ZDF edges ahead with a superior goal difference, aiming to extend their dominance away from home after impressive victories in Harare.

Key Contenders in the Mix

Chasing closely behind are Girls Dzetonaz, Harare City, and Harare District, all tied for third and fourth place with 14 points each. Stormers follows closely at fifth place, promising a tight race for the top spots.

Must-Watch Matches

Saturday Highlights

Harare Derby:
Harare District vs. Harare City – A clash of city rivals on Court 2 promises intense action and local bragging rights.

Sunday Highlights

Top of the Table Clash:
ZDF Queens vs. Harare City – Court 1 hosts a showdown where ZDF Queens defend their position against Harare City, promising high stakes and strategic gameplay.

Battle at the Bottom:
Agisters vs. St Peter & Paul – On Court 2, bottom-ranked teams strive to gain crucial points, making it a match with everything to play for.

Weekend Fixtures at a Glance


  • Court 1: Exciting matches including City Angels vs. Mutare City, Harare District vs. City Angels, and Stormers vs. Mutare City among others.
  • Court 2: Featuring ZDF Queens vs. High Fliers, Harare District vs. Harare City, and more intriguing matchups.
  • Court 3: Seven Flames vs. Agisters, Beitbridge vs. Harare City, and other compelling clashes.


  • Court 1: Highlights include ZDF Queens vs. City Angels and a crucial face-off between Harare City and ZDF Queens.
  • Court 2: Matches such as ZUPCO vs. High Fliers and Stormers vs. St Peter & Paul promise competitive action.
  • Court 3: Beitbridge vs. Marondera and Waterfalls vs. ST P&P are set to round off the weekend’s excitement.

Moments to Watch

Star Performers on Court: Keep an eye on ZDF’s consistent shooters and Black Rhinos’ agile defenders.

Rising Talent: Watch for emerging players from Girls Dzetonaz and Harare City, showcasing skill and potential.

Impact Players: Harare District’s midfielders and Stormers’ versatile athletes bring crucial contributions to their teams.

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