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Wow Factor: The Mystics vs. The Pulse

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One thing’s certain, the Auckland Mystics know how to do mascots. From the oddly melancholic LG dog , to ‘Netty’ the dancing Fisher and Paykell … ummm, person with a netball for a head, it’s all there. And it works. It was a big  day for the LG Mystics, playing their first game of the season in the full heat of North Harbour’s Furnace, trying to crawl back from last weeks less than impressive loss to the Waikato Magic.

This week’s opponents were the Central Pulse. There was a tense vibe in stadium and the pregame house band, an affable acoustic guitar duo, captured the tone perfectly with a rousing version of “Sex on Fire”. A hit with the multitude of mothers and their six year old daughters in attendance. Continue reading

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