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One series. Four teams. Four new captains.The inaugural Netball Quad Series opens on Saturday with new skippers at the helm of competing powerhouses New Zealand, Australia, England and South Africa.Silver Ferns enforcer Katrina Grant stands in for the absent Casey Kopua, while Diamonds defender Clare McMeniman does the same for the rested Laura Geitz.Proteas midcourter Bongi Msomi also holds the fort for incumbent captain Maryka Holtzhausen, who was felled by a knee injury on the eve of the series.Roses veteran Ama Agbeze was named England team captain in April and has already led the side through Mays Netball Europe tournament.Its been a long road, a very long road, Agbeze said on Thursday.Ive experienced lots of things, been to lots of places and met lots of people, and Im still here.McMeniman, who led the Diamonds in Geitzs absence in their 3-0 series whitewash over England in January, was clear on what style of leadership she preferred.She hoped to make the most of the experience.Im quite direct and honest, I like to be myself and I dont pretend to be anyone else, the 31-year-old Queensland Firebirds star said.I like to hold people accountable for what theyre meant to be doing, to drive standards, and I can be a stickler for the rules.Grant, who also skippers club side Central Pulse, said shed transfer some of the lessons learned in Wellington to the international stage.Vice-captain Laura Langman would be a constant point of reference.This is an amazing bunch of girls to lead, so Im very privileged to have the honour of doing that, the 29-year-old Grant said.Ill still be the same me, the same leader.The tournament starts off in Auckland with Australia meeting South Africa, before the Silver Ferns try to make home advantage count against the Roses.None of the captains took their opponents for granted, with the Diamonds on red alert for the Proteas high-octane approach.We dont have much exposure to them but theyre only going to have strengthened their skills and line-up, McMeniman said.In that situation its about focusing on our own game style.Grant was equally mindful of Englands strengths.Theyve come a very long way and we had some close games against them in the World Championships, Grant said.Theyll start strong and we need to be wary of that, and stick to what we do and know best.Msomi, 28, couldnt wait to tussle with the worlds best.Were looking forward to the challenges ahead, to seeing what will come out of this, Msomi said. Bill Russell Celtics Jersey . It was hard for Luck to pull off another comeback, or even get into the end zone, while standing on the sideline. Rivers threw a 22-yard touchdown pass to rookie Keenan Allen and Nick Novak kicked four field goals to give the Chargers a 19-9 victory against the Colts on Monday night. Paul Pierce Celtics Jersey . Once again, DeLaet finished tied for second at a PGA Tour stop on the weekend, this time at the Waste Management Phoenix Open. The pride of Weyburn, Sask. http://www.authenticcelticsproshop.com/Red-Auerbach-Jersey/ .Y. -- Paul Byron and Matt Stajan scored as the Calgary Flames started a five-game road trip with a 2-1 overtime win over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday afternoon. Danny Ainge Jersey . -- Nate Robinson has played for seven teams, so beating one of them is no longer a rare occurrence. Bill Russell Jersey . LOUIS -- Cardinals cleanup hitter Allen Craig says hes recovered from a foot injury and ready to be put on St. MADRID -- Brazilian club Corinthians says it has agreed to transfer striker Alexandre Pato to Villarreal in Spain.Corinthians says on its club website that it has agreed to the final administrative details of the negotiation for Patos move to Villarreal.It adds that both clubs have agreed to not release the financial details of the transfer.Thee 26-year-old Pato played for AC Milan from 2007 to 2013, before returning to his native Brazil with Corinthians.dddddddddddd He played the second half of last season on loan at Chelsea in the English Premier League. ' ' '

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