The Constellation Cup kicked off last night in Melbourne, with the Origin Diamonds setting the tone early with a 50 to 40 win over New Zealand.
Cara Koenen played out most of the match, dominating in the circle and finishing on an impressive 87% shooting accuracy.
The New Zealand Silver Ferns will be hungry for a win against the world champions, and will put them to the test again in Brisbane this Sunday, before making the trip to New Zealand to play the remaining matches.
The remaining games of the Constellation Cup include:
- Sunday, 15 October, 6.30pm AEST, Brisbane Entertainment Centre
- Thursday, 19 October, 4.30pm AEST, ILT Stadium Southland
- Monday, 23 October, 1.00pm AEST, Spark Arena
For Australian fans, all games are available to watch live and free through Kayo Freebies and for those tuning in from New Zealand, the games can be watched through SkyNZ. For fans anywhere else in the world, they can catch the games live through NA.TV — sign up now.