Netball

Mon 27 May 2019

T-Birds lure Proteas star to Adelaide

premium_icon T-Birds lure Proteas star to Adelaide

Adelaide coach Tania Obst wanted a like-for-like replacement for injured England international Beth Cobden and she is confident that has been achieved.

Lightning strikes at electric new home stadium

premium_icon Lightning strikes at electric new home stadium

Sunshine Coast Lightning's aim to electrify the new-look USC Stadium and to transform it into a fortress got off to the perfect start on Saturday night.

Sun 26 May 2019

Swifts go top with drought-breaking win

Swifts go top with drought-breaking win

For the first time in three years the Swifts have taken down the Vixens — inflicting their first defeat of the season to steal top spot on the ladder.

Firebirds plunged into crisis after injury-hit loss

premium_icon Firebirds plunged into crisis after injury-hit loss

Injury has been added to insult for a hapless Firebirds outfit who lost centre Mahalia Cassidy to a knee injury as their 2019 campaign came crashing down.

Time for Firebirds to deliver: Nevins

Time for Firebirds to deliver: Nevins

The Firebirds are winless but can still make the top four should they go on a winning streak but vice-captain Caitlyn Nevins says it’s backs-to-the-wall time.

Sun 19 May 2019

Firebirds’ finals hopes fizzling out

premium_icon Firebirds’ finals hopes fizzling out

The Firebirds’ finals aspirations are already hanging by a thread after a 69-61 loss at the hands of the awakening Giants.

Aiken urges ‘Birds to be brave and bold

premium_icon Aiken urges ‘Birds to be brave and bold

Be brave, be bold. It was the advice for Firebirds star Romelda Aiken last week and she wants her team to keep embracing that philosophy against the Giants

Sat 18 May 2019

In-form Pretorius firing for Lightning

premium_icon In-form Pretorius firing for Lightning

Feisty ball thief Karla Pretorius says it's the Sunshine Coast Lightning's midcourt which has helped her notch a Super Netball milestone.

Fri 17 May 2019

In-form Lightning can’t wait for Swifts ‘doozy’

premium_icon In-form Lightning can’t wait for Swifts ‘doozy’

FRESH from the belting of the Firebirds, Sunshine Coast coach Noeline Taurua says the Lightning want to build on their promising ‘glimpses’ against the Swifts.

Sun 12 May 2019

Powerful Peace motivated to get even stronger

premium_icon Powerful Peace motivated to get even stronger

Peace Proscovia says her MVP performance during Lightning's Queensland derby victory over Firebirds will motivate her to get even stronger in Super Netball.

Five things: What we learned from Round 3

premium_icon Five things: What we learned from Round 3

It was another big weekend in the Suncorp Super Netball with some brilliant games. Greg Davis looks at the five things we learned from Round 3.

Lightning defeat Firebirds in riveting Queensland derby

Lightning defeat Firebirds in riveting Queensland derby

Sunshine Coast Lightning will look to continue their electric form when they battle Queensland Firebirds at Brisbane Entertainment Centre today.

‘Birds and Bolts get defensive for derby

premium_icon ‘Birds and Bolts get defensive for derby

Coaches Roselee Jencke and Noeline Taurua agree that Sunday’s “Battle of the Bruce” will have finals-like intensity with the best defence to claim the derby.

Sat 11 May 2019

Firebird Cassidy steeled for fiery derby battle

Firebird Cassidy steeled for fiery derby battle

Renowned for her toughness, the Firebirds' Mahalia Cassidy relishes the heat of battle but says it's nothing personal and there's nothing malicious behind it

Fri 10 May 2019

Lightning fired up for Queensland Derby

premium_icon Lightning fired up for Queensland Derby

Sunshine Coast coach Noeline Taurua says the Lightning are bracing for a physical and hungry Firebirds in their Queensland derby.

Thu 9 May 2019

Star Gympie netballer keen for Lightning, Kiwi coach's visit

Star Gympie netballer keen for Lightning, Kiwi coach's visit

She's very inspirational for sport and women's sport.

Tue 7 May 2019

Lightning happy to be underdogs

premium_icon Lightning happy to be underdogs

Defending champions Sunshine Coast Lightning claim underdog status ahead of Super Netball Queensland derby against the Firebirds.

Sun 5 May 2019

Proscovia savours chance to shine

premium_icon Proscovia savours chance to shine

SUNSHINE Coast goal shooter Peace Proscovia says she relished the chance to showcase her wares during the Lightning's stellar victory over West Coast Fever.

‘Professional’ Folau fires in loss to Swifts

premium_icon ‘Professional’ Folau fires in loss to Swifts

Maria Folau left her husband Israel’s fight for his sporting career on the sidelines to concentrate on her own - but despite a star showing the Adelaide shooter...

Giants target crucial Super Netball win over Vixens

premium_icon Giants target crucial Super Netball win over Vixens

Giants defender Sam Poolman says the club must show significant improvement from their round one loss to the Swifts.

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