Netball

Sun 15 Sep 2019

A grand Falcons’ fourpeat for the Yaralla Falcons

premium_icon A grand Falcons’ fourpeat for the Yaralla Falcons

Yaralla Falcons and Valleys Stars met again in the GNA decider and it was a case of same, same since 2016 as Falcons swooped

Powerful Swifts down Lightning

premium_icon Powerful Swifts down Lightning

The Swifts have been crowned Super Netball champions after toppling Sunshine Coast Lightning in dominant fashion in the decider.

Calm before the storm for unsigned Coast skipper Langman

premium_icon Calm before the storm for unsigned Coast skipper Langman

She is yet to sign a new contract with the Lightning, but nothing will break Laura Langman’s focus on securing the team’s third straight premiership.

Fri 13 Sep 2019

Jam-packed Gladstone netball grand final program

premium_icon Jam-packed Gladstone netball grand final program

The tradition continues and reigning premiers Yaralla Falcons and Valleys Stars will do battle again as Valleys seek revenge

Tough love, hard work for Lightning

premium_icon Tough love, hard work for Lightning

Captain Laura Langman says the Lightning roster have been vocal during on-court preparations for the decider, intent on pushing each other to lift.

Thu 12 Sep 2019

Lightning: We can strike thrice

premium_icon Lightning: We can strike thrice

Amid roster turnover and differing paths to three-straight grand finals, the one constant for the reigning Super Netball premiers is an unshakeable belief.

Wed 11 Sep 2019

Wood says hook did her good

Wood says hook did her good

Steph Wood is a star of the Super Netball competition but it didn’t stop the Lightning goal attack from getting benched. And she’s glad it happened.

Tue 10 Sep 2019

‘Blessed’ Proscovia’s incredible journey to grand final

premium_icon ‘Blessed’ Proscovia’s incredible journey to grand final

Born into poverty in Uganda, Peace Proscovia had to fight just to be able to play netball. But after an incredible ride she’s ready to finish off the fairytale

Koenen savours journey to decider

premium_icon Koenen savours journey to decider

While she’s enjoyed a breakout year on court, Lightning sharpshooter Cara Koenen says she’s eager to play whatever role is needed in the season decider, even if...

Mon 9 Sep 2019

Swifts coach Briony Akle happy to shake things up

premium_icon Swifts coach Briony Akle happy to shake things up

Former Swifts player turned Super Netball coach Briony Akle is shaking things up on and off the court.

Sun 8 Sep 2019

Lightning star wants to repay coach

premium_icon Lightning star wants to repay coach

Pocket rocket Laura Scherian was thrown a lifeline by Lightning coach Noeline Taurua and she wants to repay her mentor with a fitting farewell

Mon 2 Sep 2019

Netball farewells Giant champion Kim Green

premium_icon Netball farewells Giant champion Kim Green

She has played for Australia with pride and the Giants with passion. But now it’s time for netballer Kim Green to embrace next stage of her life - and career.

Sun 1 Sep 2019

Is this the most relentless Lightning side?

premium_icon Is this the most relentless Lightning side?

Steph Wood is no stranger to Grand Finals, and she believes this side has an extra edge to the previous two seasons.

Vixens keep their title hopes alive with strong showing

premium_icon Vixens keep their title hopes alive with strong showing

The Vixens reigned supreme with a 13-point win over Collingwood, locking in a preliminary final date with the Swifts.

Sat 31 Aug 2019

How supercoach turned Lightning into winners

premium_icon How supercoach turned Lightning into winners

Q&A: Noeline Taurua, the mastermind behind the rise of the Sunshine Coast Lightning, admits the club’s success has exceeded her expectations

Fri 30 Aug 2019

Geitz: Lightning can strike again

premium_icon Geitz: Lightning can strike again

Laura Geitz knows what success looks like in netball and the former Firebirds and Diamonds captain says the Sunshine Coast Lightning are poised to strike again.

Wed 28 Aug 2019

Lightning aim to break a  competition ‘curse’

premium_icon Lightning aim to break a competition ‘curse’

Lightning defender Madeline McAuliffe has downplayed a perceived competition voodoo that has doomed previous minor premiers.

Sun 25 Aug 2019

Minor premiers bank on Lightning striking three times

premium_icon Minor premiers bank on Lightning striking three times

Sunshine Coast Lightning are riding on a crest of a wave as they charge into the finals with their winning streak intact.

Sat 24 Aug 2019

Lightning crowned minor premiers after toppling Thunderbirds

premium_icon Lightning crowned minor premiers after toppling Thunderbirds

Sunshine Coast Lightning have been crowned minor premiers of Super Netball after a dominant display over Adelaide Thunderbirds.

Caitlyn Nevins hoping for farewell Firebirds win

Caitlyn Nevins hoping for farewell Firebirds win

"Winning the last game of the season is so important"

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