Netball

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

Mon 26 Mar 2018

Laura Geitz ready to fire for Diamonds at Commonwealth Games

Laura Geitz ready to fire for Diamonds at Commonwealth Games

COMEBACK Queen Laura Geitz has rediscovered her love of netball and is ready to “rock’n’roll’’ at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast.

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

Fri 23 Mar 2018

Firebirds star Geitz back in the groove

Firebirds star Geitz back in the groove

Laura Geitz could not imagine a better way to help finetune her preparation for next month’s Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast than a test against the best

Wed 14 Mar 2018

Diamonds prepared for Silver Ferns form

Diamonds prepared for Silver Ferns form

Australian netball coach Lisa Alexander is expecting old foes New Zealand to perform far better than anyone expects at the upcoming Commonwealth Games

Mon 12 Mar 2018

Reigning Super Netball champions not resting on laurels

Reigning Super Netball champions not resting on laurels

Recently re-signed Sunshine Coast coach Noeline Taurua says they're taking nothing for granted in their quest for back-to-back Super Netball titles.

Tue 27 Feb 2018

Midcourter focused on doing her bit for Lightning

Midcourter focused on doing her bit for Lightning

THE Lightning head to Melbourne this weekend for a trial against Melbourne Vixens, after having a recent training game against the New South Wales Swifts.

Wed 21 Feb 2018

Diamonds covered for injury drama

Diamonds covered for injury drama

A QUARTET of netball stars of the future have been named to cover any injury crisis within the Diamonds ahead of the Commonwealth Games.

Thu 15 Feb 2018

Getting more girls on court

Getting more girls on court

Nanango netball club is looking to encourage more girls to get on court this season with their new senior cadet age group for 15 to 18 year old girls.

Fri 9 Feb 2018

Firebirds take aim at Lightning ahead of new season

Firebirds take aim at Lightning ahead of new season

THE Firebirds got out of their "Brisbane bubble” and had a training session in enemy territory.

Tue 6 Feb 2018

Wood reaps rewards of hard work with Comm Games selection

Wood reaps rewards of hard work with Comm Games selection

SUNSHINE Coast Lightning goal attack says she's come a long way in the past four years.

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