Netball

Sat 2 Feb 2019

Lightning's new-look squad victorious in first battles

premium_icon Lightning's new-look squad victorious in first battles

Lightning's new-look squad have thrived in their first competitive outings and it has Cara Koenen excited for what the club can achieve in the season ahead.

Thu 31 Jan 2019

New-look Pies face huge test

premium_icon New-look Pies face huge test

Collingwood Magpies will be out to impress Hobart fans when they take on Sunshine Coast Lightning in a practice match.

Wed 30 Jan 2019

Layton’s practice match netball blunder

premium_icon Layton’s practice match netball blunder

Old habits die hard, as Collingwood AFLW rookie Sharni Layton showed in a recent practice match. But the former netball star is making a go of her code switch

Tue 29 Jan 2019

Lightning's defensive combo to grow

premium_icon Lightning's defensive combo to grow

Lightning's Karla Pretorius believes her defensive partnership with Phumza Maweni can go to a new level in Super Netball.

Netball spectacular set to christen Nathan venue

premium_icon Netball spectacular set to christen Nathan venue

The new Queensland State Netball Centre will be officially christened by a pre-season tournament featuring all eight Super Netball teams in March.

Mon 28 Jan 2019

Gympie netball, hockey bigger winners at Oz Day awards

premium_icon Gympie netball, hockey bigger winners at Oz Day awards

The tireless efforts of them have not gone unnoticed, with both receiving 2019 Citizens of the Year awards on Australia Day.

Former netball star Laura Geitz makes most of her retirement

premium_icon Former netball star Laura Geitz makes most of her retirement

IN HER first in-depth interview since retiring from netball, Laura Geitz reveals that being a mum is the most important job in the world.

Mon 21 Jan 2019

Mixed emotions for Diamonds after defeat

Mixed emotions for Diamonds after defeat

An injury-riddled Australia Diamonds crashed to England in the final match of the three-game Quad Series but have still managed to lift the series trophy despite...

Sun 20 Jan 2019

Diamonds close in on World Cup favouritism

premium_icon Diamonds close in on World Cup favouritism

An understaffed and “brave” Diamonds are just a game away from taking favouritism into the Netball World Cup after beating New Zealand in London.

Sat 19 Jan 2019

Diamonds lose acting skipper on eve of London double-header

Diamonds lose acting skipper on eve of London double-header

Wing defence Gabi Simpson has been ruled out of Australia's Quad Series Tests against New Zealand and England, in a major blow to the netball world champions

Mon 14 Jan 2019

Diamonds shine with fightback win over Proteas

premium_icon Diamonds shine with fightback win over Proteas

Australia has maintained its extraordinary winning streak against South Africa with the triumph the 39th straight for the Diamonds over the Proteas in their opening...

Thu 10 Jan 2019

Scherian looks to attack in new year

premium_icon Scherian looks to attack in new year

She was a central rock on court for Lightning last year but 2019 could bring extra responsibilities in attack for Laura Scherian.

Tue 8 Jan 2019

Diamonds ready to shine bright in netball Quad Series

premium_icon Diamonds ready to shine bright in netball Quad Series

The Diamonds have left Australia on a mission to enter the world netball championships as the No. 1 team in the world not just on paper but on performance

Fri 4 Jan 2019

31 local sport events to look forward to in Gympie this year

premium_icon 31 local sport events to look forward to in Gympie this year

From bowls, to football, netball and rodeos, there's plenty of action right throughout to year to watch or get involved in

Wed 5 Dec 2018

Taurua excited to take on former Coast players

premium_icon Taurua excited to take on former Coast players

SUNSHINE Coast Lightning coach Noeline Taurua is eagerly anticipating a season-opening clash with former stars Geva Mentor and Kelsey Browne.

Firebirds determined to get better of Lightning

premium_icon Firebirds determined to get better of Lightning

Firebirds captain Gabi Simpson has had enough of playing second fiddle to near rivals Lightning and is placing extra importance on their Super Netball derbies

Sat 1 Dec 2018

Lightning keen for tough test in grand final rematch in 2019

premium_icon Lightning keen for tough test in grand final rematch in 2019

Lightning will put their new-look squad to the ultimate test in a grand final rematch with West Coast Fever in May, and coach Noeline Taurua can't wait

Growing Gympie netball will have double dip at state titles

premium_icon Growing Gympie netball will have double dip at state titles

Gympie netball will capitalise on growing player numbers by entering two representative teams in the Queensland State Age Championships next year.

Wed 21 Nov 2018

Unfancied by others, Lightning embrace underdogs tag

premium_icon Unfancied by others, Lightning embrace underdogs tag

THEY'VE been powerhouses in the national league for the past couple of seasons but will head into next year with a changed roster.

Thu 15 Nov 2018

Lightning employ a fine-tuned program

premium_icon Lightning employ a fine-tuned program

WITH two successful seasons in the bank, Lightning coach Noeline Taurua says she has embraced a greater level of confidence behind the club's pre-season formula

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