Netball

Thu 15 Aug 2019

Shooting sisterhood shines on

premium_icon Shooting sisterhood shines on

The reigning Super Netball champions have struck an early blow for the 2020 season with the Lightning re-signing their three shooters for next season.

Tue 13 Aug 2019

Magpies swoop to quell Fever

Magpies swoop to quell Fever

A dominant finish to the third quarter has kept the Collingwood Magpies in the Super Netball finals hunt after a big win over the West Coast Fever.

Mon 12 Aug 2019

Bittersweet weekend for Folau, wife

Bittersweet weekend for Folau, wife

Israel Folau and his wife Maria endured vastly different fortunes on the weekend as the rugby outcast’s plight was highlighted in brutal fashion.

Sun 11 Aug 2019

Winless season a real prospect for Firebirds

premium_icon Winless season a real prospect for Firebirds

The Queensland Firebirds find themselves on the brink of going through the entire season without a victory.

Fri 9 Aug 2019

Firebirds duo set to leave the nest

premium_icon Firebirds duo set to leave the nest

The Firebirds are set to part ways with two championship-winning stars as Queensland look to rejuvenate their roster ahead of the 2020 Super Netball season.

Thu 8 Aug 2019

Alexander’s future with Diamonds unclear

premium_icon Alexander’s future with Diamonds unclear

Netball Australia says coach Lisa Alexander will be a key part of a review into the Diamonds' World Cup campaign as they look to avoid a repeat.

Tue 6 Aug 2019

Minor premiers to have the edge in Gympie netball finals

premium_icon Minor premiers to have the edge in Gympie netball finals

Rivalry between Gympie netball's two strongest A-grade sides, Insiders and Apparently, will reignite next week as the 2019 finals get underway.

Sat 3 Aug 2019

Uniting around Folau key to World Cup win

Uniting around Folau key to World Cup win

Israel Folau’s fight against Rugby Australia put the New Zealand Silver Ferns through some “testing times” but also “brought them closer”

Swifts pose super test for Lightning

premium_icon Swifts pose super test for Lightning

Defensive weapon Karla Pretorius says Lightning are relishing the chance to battle against the prowess of competition heavyweights Swifts.

How this Gympie athlete is working towards her Olympic dream

premium_icon How this Gympie athlete is working towards her Olympic dream

THIS Gympie athlete started playing sport as something to do after school but today has competed at state level.

Thu 1 Aug 2019

Netball carnival cancelled after 'devastating' fire

premium_icon Netball carnival cancelled after 'devastating' fire

THE Ballina netball association is in shock after a blaze destroyed their clubhouse.

Tue 30 Jul 2019

Taurua glad to be getting back to business on Coast

premium_icon Taurua glad to be getting back to business on Coast

Noeline Taurua says she's glad to be getting back to business with Lightning following a remarkable world cup and is intent on finishing the season on a high.

Mon 29 Jul 2019

Shooter is on the rise at Lightning

premium_icon Shooter is on the rise at Lightning

Goal shooter Cara Koenen says the immense pool of experience on offer within Lightning's core is helping to strengthen her game and impact on court.

‘Spray for the ages’: On-air netball grilling

‘Spray for the ages’: On-air netball grilling

Scenes inside Melbourne Arena took a prickly turn when one coach applied the blowtorch to a player during a time-out on live TV.

Sun 28 Jul 2019

Future Diamond shines in ‘Battle of the Bruce’

premium_icon Future Diamond shines in ‘Battle of the Bruce’

Sunshine Coast goalshooter Cara Koenen’s full potential was on show in the Lightning’s win over the Firebirds.

Sat 27 Jul 2019

Lightning brush off cobwebs in derby win over Firebirds

premium_icon Lightning brush off cobwebs in derby win over Firebirds

Lightning coach Noeline Taurua says they brushed off the cobwebs with a win over Firebirds and is now eager to settle back into routine on the run to finals

Firebirds legend Geitz welcomes second child

premium_icon Firebirds legend Geitz welcomes second child

Queensland Netball great Laura Geitz and husband Mark Gilbride have welcomed their second child, posting adorable pictures to social media.

Coast product earns call-up to Lightning

premium_icon Coast product earns call-up to Lightning

Ashlee Unie is on the verge of becoming the first Sunshine Coast product to play for the Lightning when they play Queensland Firebirds.

Thu 25 Jul 2019

World Cup winners get back to business

premium_icon World Cup winners get back to business

Fresh from leading New Zealand to World Cup success, coach Noeline Taurua and captain Laura Langman are pumped for Sunshine Coast’s derby against the Firebirds

Tue 23 Jul 2019

136 Gympie high-schoolers representing Wide Bay this year

premium_icon 136 Gympie high-schoolers representing Wide Bay this year

These talented young sports stars are the best in our region. Congratulations to all from the Gympie Times.

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