Netball

Tue 15 Dec 2020

Dark day as Aussie cheats exposed

Dark day as Aussie cheats exposed

An Australian Super Netball team has been whacked with an enormous $300,000 fine after rampant cheating was exposed.

Thu 10 Dec 2020

NAMED: Gympie’s 29 best and fairest female athletes of 2020

Premium Content NAMED: Gympie’s 29 best and fairest female athletes of 2020

Here’s a look at the standouts of women’s sport in Gympie this year.

Tue 10 Nov 2020

AFL club rejects netball coach’s application

AFL club rejects netball coach’s application

Lisa Alexander isn’t giving up on becoming an AFL coach after Australia’s former netball mentor was rejected by North Melbourne.

Tue 27 Oct 2020

Langman could embrace retirement on Sunshine Coast

Premium Content Langman could embrace retirement on Sunshine Coast

While her career on court is over, Laura Langman says her time on the Sunshine Coast may not be.

Mon 26 Oct 2020

POWER 40: The 12 people who slipped off the list this year

Premium Content POWER 40: The 12 people who slipped off the list this year

There are many new faces on the list of Gympie’s most influential people of 2020, and 12 faces missing from last year. Check it out

Thu 22 Oct 2020

Legend Langman calls time on netball career

Premium Content Legend Langman calls time on netball career

Sunshine Coast Lightning captain Laura Langman has called time on her illustrious netball career after 18 years on court.

Tue 20 Oct 2020

Lightning re-sign powerful pair

Premium Content Lightning re-sign powerful pair

Kylee Byrne says she’s excited to see what Phumza Maweni and Peace Proscovia can bring to the court next year after the pair re-signed with the Lightning.

Sun 18 Oct 2020

Vixens dedicate title triumph to Victorians

Vixens dedicate title triumph to Victorians

Melbourne Vixens say their maiden Super Netball crown is a win for Victorians struggling in lockdown after clinching a thrilling victory over West Coast Fever.

Fri 16 Oct 2020

Diamonds to shine in Noosa

Diamonds to shine in Noosa

New national coach Stacey Marinkovich and her players to plot the Diamonds’ future at Noosa camp.

Sat 10 Oct 2020

From no shoes to the big dance

From no shoes to the big dance

Sunshine Coast stopper Phumza Maweni started life in the shanties of Cape Town and now has a massive finals job a long way from home

Fri 9 Oct 2020

Lightning feel the pressure but ready to thrive

Premium Content Lightning feel the pressure but ready to thrive

Coach Kylee Byrne admits the Lightning have been feeling the finals pressure but expects them to thrive in their last shot at making a fourth straight decider.

Thu 8 Oct 2020

Aussie netball captain quits Aussie competition

Aussie netball captain quits Aussie competition

Diamonds captain Caitlin Bassett has quit Super Netball and will play in New Zealand, walking away from the Giants after a mutual decision to move on.

Fri 2 Oct 2020

REVEALED: Gympie sports winners, losers in fight for cash

Premium Content REVEALED: Gympie sports winners, losers in fight for cash

New report reveals one Wide Bay sporting code snagged $651k in state cash, whereas another managed to grab on $47k

Fri 25 Sep 2020

Lightning’s Koenen wins milestone Diamonds selection

Premium Content Lightning’s Koenen wins milestone Diamonds selection

In a milestone feat, Sunshine Coast Lightning’s Cara Koenen will join teammate Steph Wood in green and gold after being named in her maiden Diamonds squad.

Wed 23 Sep 2020

Netball CEO says sorry to Firebirds’ first Indigenous player

Netball CEO says sorry to Firebirds’ first Indigenous player

The Queensland Firebirds’ first Aboriginal player has received an apology from Netball Australia.

Mon 21 Sep 2020

Indigenous netballer snubbed on special day

Indigenous netballer snubbed on special day

Jemma Mi Mi is the only Indigenous player in Super Netball — but she wasn’t even allowed on the court during Indigenous Round.

Mon 14 Sep 2020

‘No place in our sport’: Netball fans’ ‘despicable’ act

Premium Content ‘No place in our sport’: Netball fans’ ‘despicable’ act

The Queensland Firebirds have called out a group of their fans after they abused and spat at a rival player at South Bank last night, telling them they should be...

Sat 5 Sep 2020

Gympie netballers compete in QLD titles at Nissan Arena

Premium Content Gympie netballers compete in QLD titles at Nissan Arena

The three netball talents represented Wide Bay at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre

Fri 28 Aug 2020

Lightning ready to stand tall against rough play

Premium Content Lightning ready to stand tall against rough play

A rough and physical encounter may have caught them off guard last outing, but coach Kylee Byrne says the Lightning are prepared to stand tall.

Thu 27 Aug 2020

Massive netball festival to mark big feat on Coast

Premium Content Massive netball festival to mark big feat on Coast

Australia’s biggest netball festival will mark a special feat when it returns to the Sunshine Coast later this year.

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