Emerging intact after some close shaves, Central now have the opportunity to contest a third successive Beko Netball League final if they can get past the Northern Comets in Auckland on Sunday.

Another reshuffle at the top of the Beko Netball League table has left Central with a challenging assignment against new leaders Mainland in Christchurch on Sunday.

Realising any slip-ups in an increasingly tense Beko Netball League could derail their season, Central are determined to remain in the driver’s seat when they meet South in Wellington on Sunday.

Fran Scholey will be swapping codes, but in the process, making a return to her sporting roots when taking up the position of Chief Executive Officer for Netball Central Zone (NCZ) in early August.

Trading Auckland for Wellington has worked a treat for midcourter Maddy Gordon who has been a shining light in the Central team’s rise up the Beko Netball League rankings.

A congested points table has added spice to the rematch between Central and Waikato Bay of Plenty in Beko Netball League action in Wellington on Sunday.

How to prepare for back-to-back games against the same opponent is the prospect facing Central when they meet the Northern Marvels in Beko Netball League action in Lower Hutt on Sunday.

With a win under their belts, Central are keen to kick on and make further in-roads when they meet the Northern Marvels in Beko Netball League action in Auckland on Saturday.