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WNBL team wrap: Adelaide Lightning

THE WNBL has wrapped for another year, and there was plenty of excitement across the course of the 2023 season. It was a different looking landscape as the campaign rolled on, with contenders rising and falling in a tense finish to the home and away fixture. Ultimately, the strongest side in the Townsville Fire claimed […]

George granted top gong at WNBL Awards

SUNDAY night saw the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) awards handed out on the league’s night of nights, and the highest individual award went to Cayla George of the Melbourne Boomers. George was a straightforward selection for the Suzy Batkovic Medal, having led the league in rebounding, finished second in scoring, and led the Boomers […]

Melbourne marks triple-double in loss

ALTHOUGH HER side could not get over the line, UC Capitals rising youngster Jade Melbourne recorded an eye-catching triple double against the Adelaide Lightning in the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) on Saturday evening. The Lightning proved six points too good for the Capitals, thriving on their points off turnovers and making the opposition pay […]

Bell brings brilliant play in Lightning loss

THE Adelaide Lightning may have been on the receiving end of an 89-64 loss at the hands of the Melbourne Boomers, but one positive to come out of the match was the performance of Kierstan Bell, with the import putting in a hard day’s work. The Lightning were convincingly beaten by a Boomers side that […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

WNBL season set to kick off with big matchup

THE WOMEN’S National Basketball League (WNBL) is back for another fixture, as the finest players from around the country hit the court this week to kick-off the 2022/23 fixture. Starting on Wednesday night, the eight teams will lock horns to fight for the ultimate glory in what is shaping up to be a cracking season. […]

WNBL fixture announced for season 2022/23

THE Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) 2022/23 season is edging closer to tip-off, and the competition announced the fixture, which is set to kick off at the start of November. After an extremely entertaining 2021/22 campaign, the competition is back for another year, and it is evident that things are only getting bigger for the […]

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