Netball

Thu 12 Sep 2019

Lightning: We can strike thrice

premium_icon Lightning: We can strike thrice

Amid roster turnover and differing paths to three-straight grand finals, the one constant for the reigning Super Netball premiers is an unshakeable belief.

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.

Tue 10 Sep 2019

‘Blessed’ Proscovia’s incredible journey to grand final

premium_icon ‘Blessed’ Proscovia’s incredible journey to grand final

Born into poverty in Uganda, Peace Proscovia had to fight just to be able to play netball. But after an incredible ride she’s ready to finish off the fairytale

Koenen savours journey to decider

premium_icon Koenen savours journey to decider

While she’s enjoyed a breakout year on court, Lightning sharpshooter Cara Koenen says she’s eager to play whatever role is needed in the season decider, even if...

Mon 9 Sep 2019

Swifts coach Briony Akle happy to shake things up

premium_icon Swifts coach Briony Akle happy to shake things up

Former Swifts player turned Super Netball coach Briony Akle is shaking things up on and off the court.

Sun 8 Sep 2019

Lightning star wants to repay coach

premium_icon Lightning star wants to repay coach

Pocket rocket Laura Scherian was thrown a lifeline by Lightning coach Noeline Taurua and she wants to repay her mentor with a fitting farewell

Mon 2 Sep 2019

Mikeeley cooks up a plan to keep fit, help Jets

premium_icon Mikeeley cooks up a plan to keep fit, help Jets

Studying to be a dietitian, the Jets netballer likes to look after herself as she pursues her sporting career in the Sapphire Series.

Netball farewells Giant champion Kim Green

premium_icon Netball farewells Giant champion Kim Green

She has played for Australia with pride and the Giants with passion. But now it’s time for netballer Kim Green to embrace next stage of her life - and career.

Sun 1 Sep 2019

Is this the most relentless Lightning side?

premium_icon Is this the most relentless Lightning side?

Steph Wood is no stranger to Grand Finals, and she believes this side has an extra edge to the previous two seasons.

Vixens keep their title hopes alive with strong showing

premium_icon Vixens keep their title hopes alive with strong showing

The Vixens reigned supreme with a 13-point win over Collingwood, locking in a preliminary final date with the Swifts.

Sat 31 Aug 2019

How supercoach turned Lightning into winners

premium_icon How supercoach turned Lightning into winners

Q&A: Noeline Taurua, the mastermind behind the rise of the Sunshine Coast Lightning, admits the club’s success has exceeded her expectations

Fri 30 Aug 2019

Geitz: Lightning can strike again

premium_icon Geitz: Lightning can strike again

Laura Geitz knows what success looks like in netball and the former Firebirds and Diamonds captain says the Sunshine Coast Lightning are poised to strike again.

Wed 28 Aug 2019

Lightning aim to break a  competition ‘curse’

premium_icon Lightning aim to break a competition ‘curse’

Lightning defender Madeline McAuliffe has downplayed a perceived competition voodoo that has doomed previous minor premiers.

Sun 25 Aug 2019

Minor premiers bank on Lightning striking three times

premium_icon Minor premiers bank on Lightning striking three times

Sunshine Coast Lightning are riding on a crest of a wave as they charge into the finals with their winning streak intact.

Sat 24 Aug 2019

Lightning crowned minor premiers after toppling Thunderbirds

premium_icon Lightning crowned minor premiers after toppling Thunderbirds

Sunshine Coast Lightning have been crowned minor premiers of Super Netball after a dominant display over Adelaide Thunderbirds.

Caitlyn Nevins hoping for farewell Firebirds win

Caitlyn Nevins hoping for farewell Firebirds win

"Winning the last game of the season is so important"

Lightning chase finals boost

premium_icon Lightning chase finals boost

Goal defence Karla Pretorius says it’s important the Lightning strike in their last round game of the season to earn a boost ahead of their third-straight finals...

Thu 22 Aug 2019

Green brings curtain down on ‘incredible journey’

premium_icon Green brings curtain down on ‘incredible journey’

Superstar Kim Green is calling it quits - and the end may come as soon as this weekend if her Giants team can’t hang on to a top four spot.

Sun 18 Aug 2019

Lightning flashes to the top with one-point thriller

premium_icon Lightning flashes to the top with one-point thriller

Sunshine Coast have leapt into top spot on the Super Netball ladder with one regular-season round remaining after a dramatic 56-55 win over Melbourne Vixens.

Vixens struck down in Lightning thriller

Vixens struck down in Lightning thriller

Vixens had a chance to break into the top two with just one round remaining but for the second time in as many weeks they were outgunned.

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