Netball

Sat 29 Jun 2019

Silver Ferns beaten in netball's battle of the sexes

Silver Ferns beaten in netball's battle of the sexes

Netball's battle of the sexes has been won by the New Zealand men's team, who beat the Silver Ferns for a second time in the lead-up to the World Cup

Wed 26 Jun 2019

Diamonds captain on Folau controversy

premium_icon Diamonds captain on Folau controversy

Diamonds captain Caitlin Bassett is focused on not letting the furore surrounding Israel and Maria Folau distract from her side’s World Cup preparations.

Ellis backtracks on ‘mesmerising’ Maria

Ellis backtracks on ‘mesmerising’ Maria

Australian netballer Liz Ellis has clarified who her ‘real beef’ is with over those Folau comments as ANZ weigh in on his wife’s ‘views”.

Tue 25 Jun 2019

Netball stares down sponsor pressure over Folau

Netball stares down sponsor pressure over Folau

Netball NZ has released a statement on Israel Folau’s wife Maria after a major sponsor raised concern over her support of her husband

Mon 24 Jun 2019

Diamonds ‘fighting fit’ for netball World Cup

premium_icon Diamonds ‘fighting fit’ for netball World Cup

Diamonds netball coach Lisa Alexander gives her verdict after accessing the fitness and form of players ahead of a World Cup camp in Sydney.

Sun 23 Jun 2019

Magpies make statement win after historic low

Magpies make statement win after historic low

A week ago they were described putting in an ‘unacceptably bad’ effort as they produced their worst-ever Super Netball score. On Sunday, they got their revenge.

Maria Folau miss saves Swifts pride in draw

premium_icon Maria Folau miss saves Swifts pride in draw

The conversion of a late penalty shot could have seen the Thunderbirds pull off the biggest upset in Super Netball against the Swifts. But it didn’t happen.

Netball Australia refuses to back Folau's call for handouts

Netball Australia refuses to back Folau's call for handouts

Both Netball Australia and Netball SA have issued statements on Maria Folau in relation to her social media posts in support of her husband Israel.

Sat 22 Jun 2019

Lightning ticks off major pre-season goal

premium_icon Lightning ticks off major pre-season goal

Coach Noeline Taurua says she's elated a major pre-season goal has been ticked off after Lightning earned crucial points in a dominant victory over Fever

Lightning defeat Fever to head into mid-season break on high

premium_icon Lightning defeat Fever to head into mid-season break on high

Sunshine Coast Lightning will be on the hunt to enter the mid-season break on a high when they clash with West Coast Fever today.

Steady wins the race

premium_icon Steady wins the race

THE Wide Bay 10-12 girls have a message for their rivals at the Queensland School Sports titles this week in Bundaberg.

Thu 20 Jun 2019

Glimmer of Cup hope for Simpson

premium_icon Glimmer of Cup hope for Simpson

The door remains ajar for Gabi Simpson to reclaim her position in the Diamonds after being handed a lifeline as a reserve for Australia’s World Cup squad.

Sat 15 Jun 2019

Phenomenal Peace sparks Lightning demolition job

premium_icon Phenomenal Peace sparks Lightning demolition job

SUNSHINE Coast coach Noeline Taurua has labelled the efforts of Peace Proscovia as phenomenal following a 23-goal trouncing of Collingwood Magpies.

Wed 12 Jun 2019

The search is on for Gympie's Athlete of the Year

premium_icon The search is on for Gympie's Athlete of the Year

Every week we are going to celebrate our best, and at the end of the year we will celebrate the best of the best

Sat 1 Jun 2019

Cellar-dwelling Firebirds plan to rise despite injuries

premium_icon Cellar-dwelling Firebirds plan to rise despite injuries

The Queensland Firebirds have vowed to fight through what is arguably the Super Netball franchise's toughest period yet.

Fri 31 May 2019

‘Very hard’: Coach’s heartbreaking call

premium_icon ‘Very hard’: Coach’s heartbreaking call

Diamonds coach Lisa Alexander helped develop Gabi Simpson into one of the best netballers on the planet — and it’s why cutting her was so “terribly difficult”

Thu 30 May 2019

Tears of joy as Wood learns of World Cup selection

premium_icon Tears of joy as Wood learns of World Cup selection

Steph Wood leaves nothing to chance, so despite being an Australian Diamonds mainstay, she wasn't confident of being an assured selection.

Mainstay dumped for Diamonds World Cup quest

Mainstay dumped for Diamonds World Cup quest

A player who has been in the Diamonds leadership group for the past two years has made way for a rising star as the Diamonds pull some selection surprises for their...

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.

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