Netball

Mon 27 Aug 2018

Bassett stands tall against her old team on big stage

premium_icon Bassett stands tall against her old team on big stage

IN front of a vocal Perth crowd, Caitlin Bassett stood tall against her old side to walk away with two medals around her neck.

Sun 26 Aug 2018

Lightning strikes twice in Super Netball

Lightning strikes twice in Super Netball

THE Sunshine Coast Lightning, just two seasons old, have claimed their second Suncorp Super Netball Grand Final victory with a 62-59 win over West Coast Fever at...

Why sequel could trump original for gutsy Lightning

Why sequel could trump original for gutsy Lightning

THE Sunshine Coast Lightning will be gunning for its second Super Netball crown when they clash with West Coast Fever - but believe this would be an even bigger win...

Sat 25 Aug 2018

Bassett's low-key approach to final lauded by coaching staff

premium_icon Bassett's low-key approach to final lauded by coaching staff

THE Lightning are set to head into the match as underdogs.

Fri 24 Aug 2018

Lightning's 'unsung heroes' poised for grand occasion

premium_icon Lightning's 'unsung heroes' poised for grand occasion

THERE'S some highly-anticipated match-ups near the hoops but assistant coach Kylee Byrne expects the battle to be won around the centre third.

Thu 23 Aug 2018

'Difference maker': Lightning defender's GF task

premium_icon 'Difference maker': Lightning defender's GF task

She has one of the slightest builds in Super Netball, a body that a stiff breeze could knock over but Karla Pretorius is as tough as they come.

Wed 22 Aug 2018

Calm Lightning not road worriers

Calm Lightning not road worriers

SUNSHINE Coast will revel in their road warrior “bubble’’ in the Super Netball grand final this Sunday when the reigning champions take on West Coast in Perth

Mon 20 Aug 2018

Lightning's 2017 triumph has them steeled for another final

premium_icon Lightning's 2017 triumph has them steeled for another final

THE assistant coach also said the persistent jetsetting had not bothered them and they were ready to fly again.

Lightning coach has eyes on the prize

Lightning coach has eyes on the prize

NOELINE Taurua says speculation about her and the vacant New Zealand post will not be a distraction as the Lightning prepare for the Super Netball grand final

Sun 19 Aug 2018

Lightning hold no fear of playing decider in enemy territory

premium_icon Lightning hold no fear of playing decider in enemy territory

"We'll take the good things out of this (preliminary final) win ...”

In-form Lightning confident heading into preliminary final

premium_icon In-form Lightning confident heading into preliminary final

"THERE'S definitely an extra buzz around the club with it being a finals week and we're loving every moment of training."

Sat 18 Aug 2018

Knack for winning close games prepares Coast for blockbuster

premium_icon Knack for winning close games prepares Coast for blockbuster

"WE'D love to win by more, for our hearts more than anything, but we'll take one goal if we have to.”

Disappointment done, Giants must switch on

Disappointment done, Giants must switch on

COACH Julie Fitzgerald has warned the Giants they risk getting “killed” by Lightning if they switch off at all during Sunday’s Super Netball preliminary final.

Fri 17 Aug 2018

Business as usual despite talk of coach's future

premium_icon Business as usual despite talk of coach's future

ASSISTANT coach Kylee Byrne said they're concentrating on the finals campaign.

Tough losses to power Lightning: Bassett

premium_icon Tough losses to power Lightning: Bassett

SHOOTER Caitlin Bassett says Lightning’s numerous close calls this season have prepared Sunshine Coast well for Super Netball preliminary final against Giants

Thu 16 Aug 2018

Lightning need to find their killer instinct: Browne

premium_icon Lightning need to find their killer instinct: Browne

Kelsey Browne has called for her Lightning squad to find their killer instincts and not rely on time being on their side in closing out games.

Will history repeat and see Lightning slay Giants?

premium_icon Will history repeat and see Lightning slay Giants?

SUNSHINE Coast Lightning are 120 minutes away from an unthinkable second straight Super Netball title.

Wed 15 Aug 2018

'I can improve': Steph Wood's her own harshest critic

premium_icon 'I can improve': Steph Wood's her own harshest critic

Sunshine Coast Lightning goal attack Steph Wood is her own harshest critic vowing to 'improve' against the Giants

Giants fighting fit and ready for final

premium_icon Giants fighting fit and ready for final

CAPTAIN Kim Green is hopeful the entire Giants roster is fit and healthy for Sunday’s Super Netball preliminary final against Sunshine Coast Lightning.

Tue 14 Aug 2018

Lightning urged to press on after intense win over Firebirds

premium_icon Lightning urged to press on after intense win over Firebirds

"I THOUGHT she (Kelsey Browne) got a lot of clean ball, had great vision, absorbed the pressure and was able to deliver beautiful ball to the shooters.”

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