Netball

Tue 16 Apr 2019

Lightning pair eager to lead by example

premium_icon Lightning pair eager to lead by example

Sunshine Coast Lightning's newly appointed on-court leaders believe their actions will speak louder than words when the Super Netball season gets under way.

Sun 14 Apr 2019

Star midcourter is the new Lightning captain

premium_icon Star midcourter is the new Lightning captain

Her professionalism, toughness and competitive fire made her a natural choice as skipper.

Tue 9 Apr 2019

Intensity lifts at Lightning as players jostle for spots

premium_icon Intensity lifts at Lightning as players jostle for spots

"I think there is certainly an opportunity for everyone to get out on court at different times and I think we all have faith in each other.”

Mon 8 Apr 2019

Injury hell for battered Firebirds

premium_icon Injury hell for battered Firebirds

The Queensland Firebirds are confident they will be fit and firing in time for Round 1 despite two more additions to the casualty ward over the weekend.

Sun 7 Apr 2019

Firebirds make pre-season statement

premium_icon Firebirds make pre-season statement

It took less than 30 seconds for Queensland Firebirds captain Gabi Simpson to set the tone for her side’s comprehensive 73-58 pre-season win over the Giants.

Mon 1 Apr 2019

Birds ready to fire up for season opener

premium_icon Birds ready to fire up for season opener

Poor pre-season form will be a distant memory when the Firebirds get down to business in the Super Netball season, according to captain Gabi Simpson.

Fri 29 Mar 2019

Lightning fine-tune form in clashes

premium_icon Lightning fine-tune form in clashes

Goal shooter Cara Koenen says there's an air of confidence amongst the Lightning's roster as they finalise preparations for the Super Netball season.

Wed 27 Mar 2019

Lightning keen to put skills to test in pre-season clashes

premium_icon Lightning keen to put skills to test in pre-season clashes

Sunshine Coast Lightning's Maddy McAuliffe is looking forward to battling Adelaide Thunderbirds and Giants in pre-season clashes.

Fri 8 Mar 2019

Lightning look to cement combinations on court

premium_icon Lightning look to cement combinations on court

While testing the waters will be important, goal attack Stephanie Wood said it was also key for the Lightning to nail down roles in the pre-season TeamGirls Cup

Wed 6 Mar 2019

Unique style of Lightning goal shooter praised

premium_icon Unique style of Lightning goal shooter praised

"ALL shooters are different to feed to. Peace is our newest (squad member) and we're just finding our groove with her,” she said.

Tue 19 Feb 2019

Lightning continue to build

premium_icon Lightning continue to build

Sunshine Coast Lightning continue to push the limits in pre-season training and Cara Koenen has emerged among those making impressive inroads

Wed 13 Feb 2019

Diamonds coach not writing off Lightning this time

premium_icon Diamonds coach not writing off Lightning this time

Australian Diamonds coach Lisa Alexander says she won't be writing off the Lightning as a top contender this season

Tue 12 Feb 2019

New-look Lightning expected to make quick impression

premium_icon New-look Lightning expected to make quick impression

"I JUST need to focus on getting back in the groove.”

Thu 7 Feb 2019

Maweni keen to grow game to new heights

premium_icon Maweni keen to grow game to new heights

Sunshine Coast Lightning goal keeper Phumza Maweni believes immersing herself in a new country, club and league can take her game to new heights.

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.

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.

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

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 11 Dec 2018

Lightning strikes new partnership with The Compass Institute

premium_icon Lightning strikes new partnership with The Compass Institute

Sunshine Coast Lightning has adopted The Compass Institute as its season-three charity partner, helping young people living with a disability.

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.

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