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WNBL Stats Watch – Round 3

WITH the WNBL taking a week off over the current weekend, it provides the perfect opportunity to see where the season is at after three rounds. There were some big wins in Round 3 and some strong individual performances as sides like Bendigo Spirit and Townsville Fire remaining undefeated after some impressive performances from their […]

Mansfield’s magnificent shooting catalyst for Adelaide win

A TERRIFIC and efficient performance from guard Lauren Mansfield was a major factor in the Adelaide Lightning claiming a 20-point win over the Sydney Uni Flames at Adelaide Arena on Saturday night. Mansfield was an offensive machine as the Lightning claimed their first win of the 2022/23 season, after suffering two devastatingly close calls in […]

WNBL Stats Watch – Round 2

THE SECOND round of the WNBL has come and gone, and the competition’s contenders and improvers continues to take shape as the fixture rolls on. The Townsville Fire, Bendigo Spirit and Southside Flyers have all started the season unbeaten, emerging as title contenders in the early stages of the fixture. While there is a long […]

Hawkins hurts Lightning with dominant showing

AN OUTSTANDING individual performance from Tianna Hawkins lead the Townsville Fire to a tense five-point win over the Adelaide Lightning at Townsville Entertainment Centre on Friday night. Hawkins was a machine in the paint, scoring a game-high total and pulling down an equal game-high number of rebounds. The Fire import has had a strong start […]

George gathers big stats in loss

DESPITE the tough loss at the hands of the Southside Flyers on Wednesday night, Melbourne Boomers star Cayla George certainly left her mark on the contest during the 10-point loss. The Boomers were overrun in the final quarter, as the Flyers put it all together in a convincing 10 minutes of play. However, George was […]

Kayla proves a Thorn(ton) in Boomers’ side

THE WNBL’s biggest rivalry resumed hostilities on Wednesday night, with the Kayla Thornton-led Southside Flyers downing the Melbourne Boomers 67-57 for their second win of the 2022/23 season. Thornton was terrific, producing a double-double and was the best player on a winning side. She overcame some inaccuracy to produce tough buckets inside the paint and […]

PODCAST | Got Next Episode 5

After a week-long hiatus, the Got Next Podcast is back to unpack another week of Australian basketball. Not only did the NBL provide plenty more entertainment, but the WNBL returned as well, so there was plenty for Host Michael Alvaro and Analyst Liam Badkin to touch on, as things start to roll into the most […]

Borlase bursts out of the gates with dominant debut

ONE of the biggest positives in an exciting opening round of the WNBL for season 2022/23 was the debut of 18-year-old Isobel Borlase for the Adelaide Lightning. While her side fell by eight points to the Flyers in their opening clash, largely due to some blistering three-point shooting from Southside, Borlase was a standout in […]

WNBL Player Stats – Round 1: Townsville starts with a bang

THE Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) has returned for another season, with the competition set for its closest season ever. With a strong mix of local talent and imports, there are a lot of individuals to keep an eye on over the course of the season, as the league continues to grow in quality and […]

Griffin goes large in opening win

THE Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) season kicked off on the weekend, with the nation’s finest female basketballers back in action, and some big individual performances came out of Round 1. One of the most eye-catching showings came from Bendigo Spirit star Kelsey Griffin, who produced a massive double-double in her side’s thumping win over […]

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