Netball

Wed 1 Apr 2020

Big pay sacrifice ‘what was best for the game’

premium_icon Big pay sacrifice ‘what was best for the game’

Townsville netball star returns home to ride out the coronavirus wave

Mon 23 Mar 2020

Sport shutdown impacts whole region, with rare exceptions

premium_icon Sport shutdown impacts whole region, with rare exceptions

Tennis coach Brett Cottrill says ‘it is still business as usual for us, but we are not holding any more tournaments’

Super Netball season postponed, training suspended

premium_icon Super Netball season postponed, training suspended

The Super Netball season has been postponed and club training suspended as the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread.

Mon 24 Feb 2020

Lightning midcourter to lead All-Stars in charity match

premium_icon Lightning midcourter to lead All-Stars in charity match

The 33-year-old will lead a stellar side on to court for the match, to raise money for communities affected by bushfires across Australia.

Sun 23 Feb 2020

Russell continues impressive form during Lightning trials

premium_icon Russell continues impressive form during Lightning trials

Pre-season standout Jacqui Russell continues to impress, with Lightning coach Kylee Byrne further lauding her efforts during clashes with West Coast Fever.

The email that changed everything for 3 Gympie netballers

premium_icon The email that changed everything for 3 Gympie netballers

‘I had to read it a few times just to make sure because I was so surprised that I’d actually made it’

Fri 14 Feb 2020

Australia's top netballers win minimum wage rise

Australia's top netballers win minimum wage rise

Australia’s netballers are happy their requests at the negotiating table have been met in their updated collective player agreement.

Tue 11 Feb 2020

Alexander’s reign as Diamonds coach ends

premium_icon Alexander’s reign as Diamonds coach ends

The Australian netball team needs a new coach after Lisa Alexander was told her contract would not be renewed, following nine years in charge of the side

Thu 6 Feb 2020

Geitz unveils diverse netball gear for all

premium_icon Geitz unveils diverse netball gear for all

After wearing a slim A-line dress on court for a decade, Laura Geitz has designed a diverse range of netball gear to suit all body shapes and sizes.

Sun 2 Feb 2020

Netball star Romelda Aiken reveals scars of horror stalking

premium_icon Netball star Romelda Aiken reveals scars of horror stalking

Years on from a horror cyberstalking incident, Queensland Firebird player Romelda Aiken reveals the impact it’s had on her and why she wants to warn other young girls...

Wed 29 Jan 2020

Diamonds to face their fears for charity

premium_icon Diamonds to face their fears for charity

It’s enough to bring the Diamonds out in a cold sweat with some of netball’s finest coming together to aid the bushfire recovery.

Sat 25 Jan 2020

The 20 most influential people in Gympie sport revealed

premium_icon The 20 most influential people in Gympie sport revealed

The list of the 20 most influential people in Gympie has been complied.

Fri 20 Dec 2019

Maria Folau’s sad and awkward end to her netball career

Maria Folau’s sad and awkward end to her netball career

She is a true netball great but Maria Folau has farewelled the game she dominated with a whimper — and there’s only one explanation why

Tue 17 Dec 2019

Maria Folau set to walk away for good

Maria Folau set to walk away for good

Israel Folau may not play any football code again and now his wife Maria’s netball career also looks to be over earlier than expected

Fri 15 Nov 2019

Lightning’s season draw is a tale of two halves

premium_icon Lightning’s season draw is a tale of two halves

Five of the Lightning’s first seven encounters will be on the road.

Birds fired up for season start

premium_icon Birds fired up for season start

After a season to forget, the Queensland Firebirds are eager to get their 2020 Super Netball campaign underway.

Thu 24 Oct 2019

Diamond hopes to finish on a high

premium_icon Diamond hopes to finish on a high

She’s been a Diamond since 2006, but one of Australia’s star players will play her last international match on the weekend.

Sun 20 Oct 2019

Aussie-born ace helps NZ destroy Diamonds

premium_icon Aussie-born ace helps NZ destroy Diamonds

Australian-born Ameliaranne Ekenasio has kept New Zealand’s Constellation Cup hopes alive.

Tue 15 Oct 2019

Sporting blue blood bolsters ‘Birds

premium_icon Sporting blue blood bolsters ‘Birds

She comes from a rich sporting bloodline and former Melbourne Vixens midcourter Lara Dunkley is bringing her sporting pedigree to the Queensland Firebirds

Thu 3 Oct 2019

Magpies land another international

Magpies land another international

Magpies netball team has landed another international to replace April Brandley on its list for next season.

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