Netball

Sun 13 May 2018

Lightning struck down by Fever

Lightning struck down by Fever

LIGHTNING literally throwing away chances of defending Super Netball title after turnovers cost them dearly in nail-biting loss to West Coast Fever

Sat 12 May 2018

Firebirds triumph in ‘absolute arm-wrestle’

Firebirds triumph in ‘absolute arm-wrestle’

The Queensland Firebirds announced their return as legitimate title contenders in 2018 with a surging 59-55 victory over the Melbourne Vixens on Saturday

Firebird feeling hungry after a year out of the game

premium_icon Firebird feeling hungry after a year out of the game

Mahalia Cassidy is relishing being back in action for the Firebirds after missing their entire 2017 campaign due to a knee reconstruction

Thu 10 May 2018

Firebirds gain more ‘mongrel’ with Geitz return

premium_icon Firebirds gain more ‘mongrel’ with Geitz return

THE likely return of Laura Geitz for Saturday’s match-up with the Melbourne Vixens will help Queensland build on the “mongrel’’ they unleashed last weekend.

Tue 8 May 2018

Winless Thunderbirds looking forward

Winless Thunderbirds looking forward

Thunderbirds vice-captain Chelsea Pitman says learning from mistakes, not dwelling on them, is the key as Adelaide looks for its first win of season.

Sun 6 May 2018

Lightning aim to strike at home for first win

premium_icon Lightning aim to strike at home for first win

SUNSHINE Coast Lightning is yet to find its spark in the Super Netball season, but Caitlin Bassett has faith it will come on home territory.

Firebirds soar in ‘Sunshine Shootout’

Firebirds soar in ‘Sunshine Shootout’

THE Firebirds sizzled in the second quarter to set-up a hard-fought 55-52 upset victory over the Sunshine Coast in Suncorp Super Netball’s ‘Sunshine Shootout’ in...

Firebirds defeat Lightning in Super Netball derby

Firebirds defeat Lightning in Super Netball derby

THE Sunshine Coast Lightning and Queensland Firebirds will clash in the highly-anticipated state derby on Sunday.

Sat 5 May 2018

Starstruck Firebirds fan becomes part of the team

Starstruck Firebirds fan becomes part of the team

Tara Hinchliffe was one of the Queensland Firebirds' biggest fans long before she stepped on court for them

Laura set to lift in Queensland derby

premium_icon Laura set to lift in Queensland derby

LIGHTNING midcourter Laura Scherian admits she was "a bit all over the shop” in the season-opener, but is hopeful of a more composed outing against Firebirds

Tue 1 May 2018

Queensland derby excites Lightning midcourter

premium_icon Queensland derby excites Lightning midcourter

SHE earned the starting spot at wing defence for this year's opener against the Giants, after star midcourter Laura Langman left during the off-season.

Mon 30 Apr 2018

Swifts rookie: 'She will be the next Australian shooter'

Swifts rookie: 'She will be the next Australian shooter'

WITH just seven seconds on the clock and scores level, the Swifts needed a hero to stand up. Debutant Sophie Garbin stepped up to give NSW their first win over...

‘So sweet’: Giants’ emotional grand final revenge

‘So sweet’: Giants’ emotional grand final revenge

IT was 10 months in the making and it ended in tears for a stalwart of Australian netball and one of its most promising young talents as the Giants avenged their...

Sun 29 Apr 2018

A look at the Lightning squad for 2018

premium_icon A look at the Lightning squad for 2018

THE reigning champions boast a formidable roster but they're missing a key player from last year.

Sat 28 Apr 2018

Vixens pip Magpies in a thriller

Vixens pip Magpies in a thriller

The Melbourne Vixens have held on to beat the Collingwood Magpies 59-58 in a thrilling Super Netball season-opener at Melbourne's Hisense Arena.

Bassett eager to get Super Netball season under way

premium_icon Bassett eager to get Super Netball season under way

CAITLIN Bassett is gearing up for the next challenge on court as the Suncorp Super Netball season gets under way on Sunday.

Versatility is the aim for Wood

premium_icon Versatility is the aim for Wood

WHETHER it's shooting from afar or feeding the ball into the circle, Stephanie Wood certainly boasts plenty of attacking flair for her Sunshine Coast outfit.

Refreshed, fearless Firebirds up for the fight

Refreshed, fearless Firebirds up for the fight

NO FEAR. That's the approach the Queensland Firebirds are taking into the new Suncorp Super Netball season.

Fri 27 Apr 2018

Mentor is keen to keep the good times rolling

premium_icon Mentor is keen to keep the good times rolling

"KNOWING that these opportunities and this environment is not going to be there forever, I've really just taken each day as it comes.”

It could take Lightning more than a month to find rhythm

premium_icon It could take Lightning more than a month to find rhythm

Regardless of their interrupted preparation, the coach believed her side still had a "solid base” to be competitive.

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