Netball

Sat 12 May 2018

Firebirds triumph in ‘absolute arm-wrestle’

Firebirds triumph in ‘absolute arm-wrestle’

The Queensland Firebirds announced their return as legitimate title contenders in 2018 with a surging 59-55 victory over the Melbourne Vixens on Saturday

Tue 8 May 2018

Winless Thunderbirds looking forward

Winless Thunderbirds looking forward

Thunderbirds vice-captain Chelsea Pitman says learning from mistakes, not dwelling on them, is the key as Adelaide looks for its first win of season.

Sat 5 May 2018

Starstruck Firebirds fan becomes part of the team

Starstruck Firebirds fan becomes part of the team

Tara Hinchliffe was one of the Queensland Firebirds' biggest fans long before she stepped on court for them

Sat 28 Apr 2018

Vixens pip Magpies in a thriller

Vixens pip Magpies in a thriller

The Melbourne Vixens have held on to beat the Collingwood Magpies 59-58 in a thrilling Super Netball season-opener at Melbourne's Hisense Arena.

Refreshed, fearless Firebirds up for the fight

Refreshed, fearless Firebirds up for the fight

NO FEAR. That's the approach the Queensland Firebirds are taking into the new Suncorp Super Netball season.

Sun 15 Apr 2018

Lightning stars set to collide in gold medal match

Lightning stars set to collide in gold medal match

"I KNOW Geva Mentor is really going to push me every time at training.”

Fri 13 Apr 2018

Lightning captain chases Games glory with England

Lightning captain chases Games glory with England

"IT'S long overdue that there is some success,” Mentor said.

Wood trusted shooting ability, even when others didn't

Wood trusted shooting ability, even when others didn't

WOOD and Susan Pettitt have shared the goal attack duties for the Diamonds during the Commonwealth Games.

Wed 11 Apr 2018

Bronte inspires moment of Aussie team pride

Bronte inspires moment of Aussie team pride

THE Diamonds’ Commonwealth Games simulation camp has kept them cool, calm and in control writes Australia coach LISA ALEXANDER

Sun 8 Apr 2018

UPSET: Malawi conquers the Silver Ferns

UPSET: Malawi conquers the Silver Ferns

The sixth-ranked African nation came from seven points down at the first quarter break to dethrone the Silver Ferns.

World’s second best happily benched

World’s second best happily benched

DIAMONDS sharpshooter Caitlin Thwaites has hit a perfect 63 shots from 63 attempts in Australia’s opening pool matches at the Commonwealth Games.

Tue 3 Apr 2018

Alexander chuffed to land starring role

Alexander chuffed to land starring role

AUSTRALIAN netball coach Lisa Alexander thought she was in trouble when contacted by Commonwealth Games organisers last week but her worry turned to delight.

Diamonds captain's content after year of stunning change

Diamonds captain's content after year of stunning change

"LEADING the girls is easy because every single one of them is a leader in their own right." "I think that's what's best about this Australian team."

Goal attack's not taking Games experience for granted

Goal attack's not taking Games experience for granted

THE Australian team had a practice match against the Sunshine Coast Lightning on Saturday.

Mon 2 Apr 2018

It’s great to have her back: Coach sings Geitz praises

It’s great to have her back: Coach sings Geitz praises

DIAMONDS coach Lisa Alexander says comeback queen Laura Geitz has emphatically proven she was no token selection in the Australian netball team for Comm Games

Sun 1 Apr 2018

Wood's long range shooting a big boost to Diamonds: captain

Wood's long range shooting a big boost to Diamonds: captain

THE long-range shooting ability of Stephanie Wood should provide a "massive advantage" to the national side during the Commonwealth Games.

Thu 29 Mar 2018

Diamonds fight to earn starting spots

Diamonds fight to earn starting spots

AUSTRALIAN Diamonds coach Lisa Alexander says practice matches on the Sunshine Coast are crucial to preparations for the Commonwealth Games

Wed 28 Mar 2018

Pressure no problem for Diamonds

Pressure no problem for Diamonds

THERE'S plenty of pressure on the Diamonds to perform well at the Commonwealth Games but they're taking it in their stride, says defensive talent April Brandley

Sharni Layton opens up on ‘mental health injury’

Sharni Layton opens up on ‘mental health injury’

Netball star says she has felt “really alone at times’’, breaking down as she talks about a “mental health injury” which has sidelined her for Comm Games

Sun 25 Mar 2018

Jamaica netball danger team at Games

Jamaica netball danger team at Games

It’s official. Australia’s biggest threat to the successful defence of netball’s Commonwealth Games gold is not New Zealand

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