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Do-or-die for Flyers as Fire look to win it all

GAME TWO of the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL)’s Grand Final series is set to take place on Wednesday night, with the Southside Flyers looking to keep their season alive with a win over the Townsville Fire. The Fire currently have the advantage, having taken a 1-0 series lead with an emphatic victory in the […]

NBL Championship Series: Game Three – Keys to winning

THE NBL Championship Series is well and truly underway, with proceedings tied at one game apiece, and the third encounter scheduled for Friday night. The Sydney Kings and the New Zealand Breakers both claimed impressive road wins over the first two matches, and game three looms as pivotal for the momentum of the series. Taking […]

Perth looking to topple Townsville in second semi

THE WNBL semi finals continue on Thursday night, with the ladder-leading Townsville Fire set to face off against the Perth Lynx for a spot in the Grand Final series. Things kicked off on Wednesday night with a clash between the Southside Flyers and the Melbourne Boomers in entertaining fashion, and the star power across the […]

Semi-Finals start with old-fashioned rivalry

THE WNBL semi-finals have arrived, and there are just four teams left in contention to take out the ultimate prize and hold up the championship trophy in the coming weeks. With two matchups set to determine who books a place in the Grand Final series, which will follow the same format as the semi’s and […]

2022/23 NBL Finals preview: Sydney Kings vs. NZ Breakers

AFTER an extended break between playoffs, the Sydney Kings and New Zealand Breakers are set for game one of the 2022/23 NBL Final Series which kicks off tonight. The best-of-five battle will see the Kings host three games and the Breakers two, as the minor premiers look to go back-to-back, while the underdogs hope to […]

WNBL’s final round Fires up tonight

JUST five games remain in the 2022/23 Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) with the first of those matches tipping off tonight in a massive Wednesday night fixture. The Wednesday night clash between top of the ladder Townsville Fire and Bendigo Spirit is a last chance for the latter to try and squeeze into the finals, […]

Flyers set to make history with groundbreaking clash

HISTORY will be made in the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) on February 4 when the Southside Flyers host the Sydney Uni Flames in the competition’s first ever match at John Cain Arena. The venue is typically home to NBL games, but with interest rising in the WNBL on a yearly basis, and the Flyers […]

Matchup to Watch – Xavier Cooks vs. Keanu Pinder

THE FIFTH Round of the 2022/23 NBL season is underway, with some big matchups on the cards over the course of the weekend. While there are many clashes to watch from a team perspective, there is arguably an individual matchup that is set to be the most entertaining part of the round. The two best […]

Matchup to Watch – Mitch Creek vs. Jarrell Brantley

THE third round of the 2022/23 National Basketball League (NBL) season kicked off on Thursday night, with another weekend of action set to deliver for experts and fans alike. While there are many intriguing factors of the round to come, there is arguably none more so than the individual battle between SEM Phoenix star Mitch […]

Matchup to Watch – Derrick Walton Jr. vs. Xavier Rathan-Mayes

ROUND 2 of the National Basketball League (NBL) kicks off on the weekend, and two of the strongest performers from last weekend are set to lock horns in a blockbuster clash. Derrick Walton Jr.‘s Sydney Kings will take on Xavier Rathan-Mayes‘ Melbourne United in a massive Sunday afternoon game, and those two stars are set […]

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