Mystics open re-start of ANZ Premiership season with big win over Magic

The Northern Mystics have beaten the Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic 47-40 as the ANZ Premiership returned in Auckland tonight.

Grace Nweke. Source: Photosport

Eighteen-year-old Grace Nweke starred for the Mystics, shooting 41 goals from 45 attempts, at a percentage of 91.

For the Magic, Kelsey McPhee shot 26 of 38.

The match was the first to feature shortened 12-minute quarters.