Netball

Wed 29 Aug 2018

Netball rivals drive to make grand final

premium_icon Netball rivals drive to make grand final

SEMI-FINAL rivals Goodna Sapphires and the Ipswich Flyers felt "relaxed'' about their exciting South East Queensland Cup showdown.

Tue 28 Aug 2018

Mentor keen to set up life after netball

premium_icon Mentor keen to set up life after netball

SUNSHINE Coast Lightning captain Geva Mentor has declared she is hungry to "go around again” in Super Netball.

Laura Geitz wants country girls to aim high

Laura Geitz wants country girls to aim high

Young players got valuable insight from three of the game's top players.

Melbourne Vixens make a surprise signing

Melbourne Vixens make a surprise signing

MORE than 15 months after announcing her sporting retirement, Melbourne Vixens mid-courter Renae Ingles is on the list of re-signings for 2019.

Lethal Lightning crew to go for three-peat

Lethal Lightning crew to go for three-peat

Wood confident the winning culture at the two-time premiers will keep the squad intact and give the Sunshine Coast a shot at a hat-trick of titles.

Mon 27 Aug 2018

Big decisions loom for Lightning amid festivities

premium_icon Big decisions loom for Lightning amid festivities

WHILE the premiership celebrations are far from over for the Sunshine Coast Lightning, Caitlin Bassett says some "tough decisions” will now come to the fore.

10 reasons why Lightning are the best team in the country

premium_icon 10 reasons why Lightning are the best team in the country

There is no better team in Queensland sport right now than the Sunshine Coast Lightning and there's a strong case for them being best in the country.

Lightning strikes twice to claim back-to-back titles

premium_icon Lightning strikes twice to claim back-to-back titles

They had to do it the hard way this year, but the Sunshine Coast Lightning have come out on top again, claiming the 2018 Suncorp Super Netball title.

Bassett stands tall against her old team on big stage

premium_icon Bassett stands tall against her old team on big stage

IN front of a vocal Perth crowd, Caitlin Bassett stood tall against her old side to walk away with two medals around her neck.

Sun 26 Aug 2018

Lightning strikes twice in Super Netball

Lightning strikes twice in Super Netball

THE Sunshine Coast Lightning, just two seasons old, have claimed their second Suncorp Super Netball Grand Final victory with a 62-59 win over West Coast Fever at...

Lightning win second grand final

Lightning win second grand final

CAN the Sunshine Coast strike twice? The Lightning will attempt to defend their Super Netball title from 1pm (AEST).

Why sequel could trump original for gutsy Lightning

Why sequel could trump original for gutsy Lightning

THE Sunshine Coast Lightning will be gunning for its second Super Netball crown when they clash with West Coast Fever - but believe this would be an even bigger win...

Sat 25 Aug 2018

Bassett's low-key approach to final lauded by coaching staff

premium_icon Bassett's low-key approach to final lauded by coaching staff

THE Lightning are set to head into the match as underdogs.

Fri 24 Aug 2018

Lightning's 'unsung heroes' poised for grand occasion

premium_icon Lightning's 'unsung heroes' poised for grand occasion

THERE'S some highly-anticipated match-ups near the hoops but assistant coach Kylee Byrne expects the battle to be won around the centre third.

Thu 23 Aug 2018

'Difference maker': Lightning defender's GF task

premium_icon 'Difference maker': Lightning defender's GF task

She has one of the slightest builds in Super Netball, a body that a stiff breeze could knock over but Karla Pretorius is as tough as they come.

Wed 22 Aug 2018

Netball rivals ponder classic SEQ Cup showdown

premium_icon Netball rivals ponder classic SEQ Cup showdown

Sapphires captain Robyn Walsh was planning for the scenario if fourth-placed Downey Park win their final regular season game and leapfrog the Flyers.

Calm Lightning not road worriers

Calm Lightning not road worriers

SUNSHINE Coast will revel in their road warrior “bubble’’ in the Super Netball grand final this Sunday when the reigning champions take on West Coast in Perth

Mon 20 Aug 2018

Lightning's 2017 triumph has them steeled for another final

premium_icon Lightning's 2017 triumph has them steeled for another final

THE assistant coach also said the persistent jetsetting had not bothered them and they were ready to fly again.

Lightning coach has eyes on the prize

Lightning coach has eyes on the prize

NOELINE Taurua says speculation about her and the vacant New Zealand post will not be a distraction as the Lightning prepare for the Super Netball grand final

Sun 19 Aug 2018

Lightning hold no fear of playing decider in enemy territory

premium_icon Lightning hold no fear of playing decider in enemy territory

"We'll take the good things out of this (preliminary final) win ...”

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