Netball

Tue 6 Aug 2019

Souths Sharks need perfection for Ruby Series victory

premium_icon Souths Sharks need perfection for Ruby Series victory

The fourth and final round is upon the Ruby Series North competition, and the South Whitsunday Sharks need a couple of clutch wins to take it out.

Sat 3 Aug 2019

Uniting around Folau key to World Cup win

Uniting around Folau key to World Cup win

Israel Folau’s fight against Rugby Australia put the New Zealand Silver Ferns through some “testing times” but also “brought them closer”

Swifts pose super test for Lightning

premium_icon Swifts pose super test for Lightning

Defensive weapon Karla Pretorius says Lightning are relishing the chance to battle against the prowess of competition heavyweights Swifts.

Thu 1 Aug 2019

Netball carnival cancelled after 'devastating' fire

premium_icon Netball carnival cancelled after 'devastating' fire

THE Ballina netball association is in shock after a blaze destroyed their clubhouse.

Tue 30 Jul 2019

Taurua glad to be getting back to business on Coast

premium_icon Taurua glad to be getting back to business on Coast

Noeline Taurua says she's glad to be getting back to business with Lightning following a remarkable world cup and is intent on finishing the season on a high.

Mon 29 Jul 2019

Shooter is on the rise at Lightning

premium_icon Shooter is on the rise at Lightning

Goal shooter Cara Koenen says the immense pool of experience on offer within Lightning's core is helping to strengthen her game and impact on court.

Sun 28 Jul 2019

Future Diamond shines in ‘Battle of the Bruce’

premium_icon Future Diamond shines in ‘Battle of the Bruce’

Sunshine Coast goalshooter Cara Koenen’s full potential was on show in the Lightning’s win over the Firebirds.

Sat 27 Jul 2019

Lightning brush off cobwebs in derby win over Firebirds

premium_icon Lightning brush off cobwebs in derby win over Firebirds

Lightning coach Noeline Taurua says they brushed off the cobwebs with a win over Firebirds and is now eager to settle back into routine on the run to finals

Firebirds legend Geitz welcomes second child

premium_icon Firebirds legend Geitz welcomes second child

Queensland Netball great Laura Geitz and husband Mark Gilbride have welcomed their second child, posting adorable pictures to social media.

Coast product earns call-up to Lightning

premium_icon Coast product earns call-up to Lightning

Ashlee Unie is on the verge of becoming the first Sunshine Coast product to play for the Lightning when they play Queensland Firebirds.

Thu 25 Jul 2019

World Cup winners get back to business

premium_icon World Cup winners get back to business

Fresh from leading New Zealand to World Cup success, coach Noeline Taurua and captain Laura Langman are pumped for Sunshine Coast’s derby against the Firebirds

Tue 23 Jul 2019

Diamonds coach admits job in jeopardy

premium_icon Diamonds coach admits job in jeopardy

After losing their second straight major tournament for the first time in more than a decade, coach Lisa Alexander concedes her Diamonds job is under threat.

Mon 22 Jul 2019

Lightning, New Zealand coach Taurua unsure over her future

Lightning, New Zealand coach Taurua unsure over her future

New Zealand's Netball World Cup-winning coach Noeline Taurua admits she's unsure if she'll continue combining the role with her job at Sunshine Coast Lightning.

Kiwis hail ‘big-game’ hunter Folau

premium_icon Kiwis hail ‘big-game’ hunter Folau

Noeline Taurua has hailed the mental strength of Maria Folau after she played a starring role in her side’s Netball World Cup final win over Australia.

Black day for Aussie netball as era ends

Black day for Aussie netball as era ends

New Zealand denied Australia a fourth consecutive world netball championship in thrilling fashion with a one-goal win in Liverpool.

Sun 21 Jul 2019

Northern Rays to miss next round of state competition

premium_icon Northern Rays to miss next round of state competition

THE Northern Rays will not compete in the next round of the Sapphire Series but not all is lost.

Sat 20 Jul 2019

Last-minute guide to Netball World Cup semis

Last-minute guide to Netball World Cup semis

Netball’s showpiece tournament reaches a thrilling finale this weekend. Here’s everything you need to know about the final four

College graces state stage

College graces state stage

St Catherine's Catholic College students represented the region at the state secondary schools netball titles recently.

Tue 16 Jul 2019

Diamonds still yet to face real test of credentials

premium_icon Diamonds still yet to face real test of credentials

Another minnow and another near-century of goals as the Diamonds brushed aside the challenge of Barbados at the Netball World Cup.

Mon 15 Jul 2019

Diamonds coach: Landslides a ‘real downer’

premium_icon Diamonds coach: Landslides a ‘real downer’

Australia coach Lisa Alexander says its time for the Netball World Cup format to change after romping through preliminary group stage with three landslide wins.

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