Australia will be chasing the only international netball trophy to elude them when they line up in the Fast 5s in Melbourne.
The first round of the new national netball league has been revealed, headlined by three derbies involving debuting teams.
Silver Ferns rookie Jane Watson and the uncapped Jamie Hume replace injured players in the New Zealand Fast5 team.
A physical final Constellation Cup netball Test between Australia and New Zealand in Invercargill has left question marks over umpiring.
World netball champions Australia have edged a resurgent New Zealand team 49-45 in the final Constellation Cup Test in Invercargill.
The Diamonds eye holding all four major netball titles with a win in the Fast5 tournament
The absence of Ameliaranne Ekenasio could mean more court time for returning goal attack Maria Tutaia in the fourth netball Test against Australia.
Led by Laura Langman, the Silver Ferns will be looking to lift their through-court defence in the fourth netball Test against Australia.
Australian goal-keeper Sharni Layton says her team won't be happy winning the Constellation Cup if they lose the last Test to New Zealand.
Australia netball coach Lisa Alexander has high expectations for her new-look team in the fourth and final Constellation Cup match against New Zealand.
The Silver Ferns need to rediscover the intensity and accuracy of their second Test win over Australia in the fourth and final Constellation Cup match.
Cronulla went on a club-record winning streak, slumped and then lit up the finals to take out their first premiership.