Netball

Mon 1 Jun 2020

Super start: Rising star has fire in the belly

Premium Content Super start: Rising star has fire in the belly

With training restrictions easing, Firebirds defender Kim Jenner aims to hit the ground running as Super Netball players gear up for the start of the season

Sun 31 May 2020

Super Netball, trans-Tasman clash given green light

Premium Content Super Netball, trans-Tasman clash given green light

Super Netball teams can begin group training again, with the league committed to completing a full 60-match season, although the fixture list for the campaign has yet...

Wed 20 May 2020

High spirits: Firebird's journey of discovery in isolation

Premium Content High spirits: Firebird's journey of discovery in isolation

Spreading the love ... Mi Mi keen to make her mark on and off the netball court

Thu 14 May 2020

Super Netball won’t be starting any time soon

Super Netball won’t be starting any time soon

CEO Chris Symington admitted they have work to do before finalising a format and timeline.

Sat 9 May 2020

Star Lightning defender recharged during enforced break

Premium Content Star Lightning defender recharged during enforced break

With the competition postponed due to COVID-19, the 30-year-old has benefited from some time away from the court.

Mon 20 Apr 2020

Folaus ‘annoy the heck out of each other’ in lockdown

Premium Content Folaus ‘annoy the heck out of each other’ in lockdown

Far from taking a toll, an enforced French lockdown has given Israel and Maria Folau the perfect chance to reconnect and have some fun.

Wed 1 Apr 2020

Big pay sacrifice ‘what was best for the game’

Premium Content Big pay sacrifice ‘what was best for the game’

Townsville netball star returns home to ride out the coronavirus wave

Mon 23 Mar 2020

Super Netball season postponed, training suspended

Premium Content Super Netball season postponed, training suspended

The Super Netball season has been postponed and club training suspended as the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread.

Mon 24 Feb 2020

Lightning midcourter to lead All-Stars in charity match

Premium Content Lightning midcourter to lead All-Stars in charity match

The 33-year-old will lead a stellar side on to court for the match, to raise money for communities affected by bushfires across Australia.

Sun 23 Feb 2020

Russell continues impressive form during Lightning trials

Premium Content Russell continues impressive form during Lightning trials

Pre-season standout Jacqui Russell continues to impress, with Lightning coach Kylee Byrne further lauding her efforts during clashes with West Coast Fever.

Fri 14 Feb 2020

Australia's top netballers win minimum wage rise

Australia's top netballers win minimum wage rise

Australia’s netballers are happy their requests at the negotiating table have been met in their updated collective player agreement.

Thu 6 Feb 2020

Geitz unveils diverse netball gear for all

Premium Content Geitz unveils diverse netball gear for all

After wearing a slim A-line dress on court for a decade, Laura Geitz has designed a diverse range of netball gear to suit all body shapes and sizes.

Sun 2 Feb 2020

Netball star Romelda Aiken reveals scars of horror stalking

Premium Content Netball star Romelda Aiken reveals scars of horror stalking

Years on from a horror cyberstalking incident, Queensland Firebird player Romelda Aiken reveals the impact it’s had on her and why she wants to warn other young girls...

Fri 20 Dec 2019

Maria Folau’s sad and awkward end to her netball career

Maria Folau’s sad and awkward end to her netball career

She is a true netball great but Maria Folau has farewelled the game she dominated with a whimper — and there’s only one explanation why

Tue 17 Dec 2019

Maria Folau set to walk away for good

Maria Folau set to walk away for good

Israel Folau may not play any football code again and now his wife Maria’s netball career also looks to be over earlier than expected

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.

Mon 12 Aug 2019

Bittersweet weekend for Folau, wife

Bittersweet weekend for Folau, wife

Israel Folau and his wife Maria endured vastly different fortunes on the weekend as the rugby outcast’s plight was highlighted in brutal fashion.

Sat 3 Aug 2019

Uniting around Folau key to World Cup win

Uniting around Folau key to World Cup win

Israel Folau’s fight against Rugby Australia put the New Zealand Silver Ferns through some “testing times” but also “brought them closer”

Swifts pose super test for Lightning

Premium Content Swifts pose super test for Lightning

Defensive weapon Karla Pretorius says Lightning are relishing the chance to battle against the prowess of competition heavyweights Swifts.

Tue 30 Jul 2019

Taurua glad to be getting back to business on Coast

Premium Content Taurua glad to be getting back to business on Coast

Noeline Taurua says she's glad to be getting back to business with Lightning following a remarkable world cup and is intent on finishing the season on a high.

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