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Russell reaps rewards as Flyers tame Lynx

THERE is one less undefeated side in the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) for season 2023/24, after Mercedes Russell led the Southside Flyers to a thrilling two-point win over Perth Lynx. Coming into the game, the Lynx were sitting nicely at the top of the table with a record of three wins and zero losses. […]

Borlase brilliance brings down Flyers

AN excellent offensive performance from Isobel Borlase sparked the Adelaide Lightning to an 11-point win over the Southside Flyers in Round 3 of the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL). Both teams came into Saturday evening’s clash at Adelaide 36ers Arena around the same mark, although the Flyers were favourites, given they had claimed one more […]

Melbourne magnificent despite loss

ONE of Australia’s best young female basketballers was in fine form on Wednesday night, as Jade Melbourne produced an excellent performance in the UC Capitals‘ five-point loss to the Sydney Flames. The two teams clashed at Quaycentre in Sydney to kick off the third round of the 2023/24 season in the Women’s National Basketball League […]

McDonald makes statement as Perth powers past Lightning

OFF-SEASON recruit Aari McDonald delivered an astounding performance to lead the Perth Lynx past the Adelaide Lightning in Round 2 of the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) over the weekend. The game took place on Saturday night, in a clash between two sides that started the season in different fashion. The Lynx were coming off […]

Lamb launches into Breakers lineup with excellent round

ALTHOUGH they may have only secured one win over the weekend in the National Basketball League (NBL), the New Zealand Breakers found one biggest positives of their campaign to date. With former NBA draftee Justinian Jessup sidelined indefinitely due to a pelvis injury, the Breakers were allowed to add an injury replacement player. With a […]

Rocci rips through Capitals in Southside smashing

THE second round of the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) kicked off on Wednesday night, with Maddison Rocci leading her Southside Flyers to a massive win over the UC Capitals. Heading into the game at the National Convention Centre in Canberra, both sides had sustained heartbreaking losses to start the season. The Flyers fell to […]

Cotton crucial as Wildcats claw past United in OT

THE best players stand up in the biggest of moments, and that is exactly what Bryce Cotton did at John Cain Arena on Monday night. Cotton’s Perth Wildcats faced off against the ladder-leading Melbourne United in the final game of Round 6 of the National Basketball League (NBL), and came into the match as underdogs […]

Sharp soars in debut despite loss

ALTHOUGH her team ended up losing to the Adelaide Lightning, star UC Capitals guard and off-season recruit Alex Sharp could not have done much more. Having suited up out west for the Perth Lynx over the past few seasons, and dominated Western Australia in the NBL1, Sharp headed to the nation’s capital to join the […]

Bannan breaks out as Bullets best Phoenix

ROUND 5 of the National Basketball League (NBL) season kicked off with a bang on Thursday night, with the Brisbane Bullets extended their winning streak by defeating the SEM Phoenix by 16 points at Nissan Arena. Both sides came into the match on winning streaks, having delivered strong performances in Round 5 and climbed up […]

Sobey shoots Brisbane to big boilover

IN a weekend that was full of upsets, the Brisbane Bullets kept that streak rolling, with veteran guard Nathan Sobey leading his side to a three-point win over the Tasmania JackJumpers. The two teams clashed at Nissan Arena on Sunday afternoon in the final game of Round 5 of the NBL season, with the visitors […]

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