Netball

Mon 8 Apr 2019

Injury hell for battered Firebirds

premium_icon Injury hell for battered Firebirds

The Queensland Firebirds are confident they will be fit and firing in time for Round 1 despite two more additions to the casualty ward over the weekend.

Sun 7 Apr 2019

Firebirds make pre-season statement

premium_icon Firebirds make pre-season statement

It took less than 30 seconds for Queensland Firebirds captain Gabi Simpson to set the tone for her side’s comprehensive 73-58 pre-season win over the Giants.

Mon 1 Apr 2019

Birds ready to fire up for season opener

premium_icon Birds ready to fire up for season opener

Poor pre-season form will be a distant memory when the Firebirds get down to business in the Super Netball season, according to captain Gabi Simpson.

Fri 29 Mar 2019

Lightning fine-tune form in clashes

premium_icon Lightning fine-tune form in clashes

Goal shooter Cara Koenen says there's an air of confidence amongst the Lightning's roster as they finalise preparations for the Super Netball season.

Wed 27 Mar 2019

Lightning keen to put skills to test in pre-season clashes

premium_icon Lightning keen to put skills to test in pre-season clashes

Sunshine Coast Lightning's Maddy McAuliffe is looking forward to battling Adelaide Thunderbirds and Giants in pre-season clashes.

Tue 12 Mar 2019

Magpies shape as side to beat

premium_icon Magpies shape as side to beat

Magpies finally got a foothold on some Super Netball dominance in the pre-season Cup and Giants captain Kim Green expects it to be the closest season yet.

Fri 8 Mar 2019

Lightning look to cement combinations on court

premium_icon Lightning look to cement combinations on court

While testing the waters will be important, goal attack Stephanie Wood said it was also key for the Lightning to nail down roles in the pre-season TeamGirls Cup

Thu 7 Mar 2019

Lightning wants to strike early

premium_icon Lightning wants to strike early

Lightning coach Noeline Taurua has high hopes for the Super Netball competition despite the two-time champions losing four players in the off-season.

Wed 6 Mar 2019

Gabi hoping passion runs deep at Firebirds

premium_icon Gabi hoping passion runs deep at Firebirds

Gabi Simpson will return as captain for her beloved Queensland Firebirds with renewed vigour and passion “to make sure that everybody is better around her”.

Unique style of Lightning goal shooter praised

premium_icon Unique style of Lightning goal shooter praised

"ALL shooters are different to feed to. Peace is our newest (squad member) and we're just finding our groove with her,” she said.

Sun 24 Feb 2019

Purple Army called to defend new ‘Firebirds Fortress’

premium_icon Purple Army called to defend new ‘Firebirds Fortress’

Firebirds captain Gabi Simpson has called on Queensland’s purple army to help turn the new State Netball Centre into a “Firebirds Fortress”.

Tue 19 Feb 2019

Lightning continue to build

premium_icon Lightning continue to build

Sunshine Coast Lightning continue to push the limits in pre-season training and Cara Koenen has emerged among those making impressive inroads

Wed 13 Feb 2019

Diamonds coach not writing off Lightning this time

premium_icon Diamonds coach not writing off Lightning this time

Australian Diamonds coach Lisa Alexander says she won't be writing off the Lightning as a top contender this season

Tue 12 Feb 2019

New-look Lightning expected to make quick impression

premium_icon New-look Lightning expected to make quick impression

"I JUST need to focus on getting back in the groove.”

Thu 7 Feb 2019

Maweni keen to grow game to new heights

premium_icon Maweni keen to grow game to new heights

Sunshine Coast Lightning goal keeper Phumza Maweni believes immersing herself in a new country, club and league can take her game to new heights.

Diamonds face a Cup brimming with challengers

premium_icon Diamonds face a Cup brimming with challengers

The increasing strength of rivals will test the Diamonds and coach Lisa Alexander at the World Cup in England in July.

Wed 6 Feb 2019

Injured Diamonds captain on track to shine

premium_icon Injured Diamonds captain on track to shine

From the outside looking in, Australian captain Caitlin Bassett says the Diamonds are looking good for this year’s netball World Cup defence.

Sat 2 Feb 2019

Lightning's new-look squad victorious in first battles

premium_icon Lightning's new-look squad victorious in first battles

Lightning's new-look squad have thrived in their first competitive outings and it has Cara Koenen excited for what the club can achieve in the season ahead.

Thu 31 Jan 2019

New-look Pies face huge test

premium_icon New-look Pies face huge test

Collingwood Magpies will be out to impress Hobart fans when they take on Sunshine Coast Lightning in a practice match.

Wed 30 Jan 2019

Layton’s practice match netball blunder

premium_icon Layton’s practice match netball blunder

Old habits die hard, as Collingwood AFLW rookie Sharni Layton showed in a recent practice match. But the former netball star is making a go of her code switch

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