Netball

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.

Thu 28 Feb 2019

Netball season to start this weekend

premium_icon Netball season to start this weekend

THERE might be less teams this season in division one than last year but it is not all bad news for the Bundaberg Netball Association.

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”.

Thu 21 Feb 2019

Family counts cost as pathway closes

premium_icon Family counts cost as pathway closes

IT'S been a turbulent few weeks for sport in Bundaberg with the withdrawal of two clubs from major codes.

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

Tue 29 Jan 2019

Lightning's defensive combo to grow

premium_icon Lightning's defensive combo to grow

Lightning's Karla Pretorius believes her defensive partnership with Phumza Maweni can go to a new level in Super Netball.

Netball spectacular set to christen Nathan venue

premium_icon Netball spectacular set to christen Nathan venue

The new Queensland State Netball Centre will be officially christened by a pre-season tournament featuring all eight Super Netball teams in March.

Mon 28 Jan 2019

Former netball star Laura Geitz makes most of her retirement

premium_icon Former netball star Laura Geitz makes most of her retirement

IN HER first in-depth interview since retiring from netball, Laura Geitz reveals that being a mum is the most important job in the world.

Mon 21 Jan 2019

Mixed emotions for Diamonds after defeat

Mixed emotions for Diamonds after defeat

An injury-riddled Australia Diamonds crashed to England in the final match of the three-game Quad Series but have still managed to lift the series trophy despite...

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