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WNBL Free Agency Update: Flyers and Lightning

ALTHOUGH they did not finish the way the would have liked, the Southside Flyers and Adelaide Lightning are two teams that had impressive WNBL20 campaigns, making it to the playoffs. While both the Flyers and the Lightning had countless highlights during the regular season, the Lightning were handed a series sweep knocked out of the […]

WNBL Free Agency: Schwagmeyer heads east as clubs sign developing stars

A PERTH Lynx talent heads east, and some college young guns return to their home states to bolster the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) with the Free Agency Period continuing over the past week where we update you since the last update. Of the eight teams, seven made changes with only reigning premiers, University of […]

WNBL Free Agency: Week 3 Update

THE WNBL has had a very traffic-heavy third week in the league’s Free Agency Period, as five of the competition’s eight sides made roster updates, whilst the Adelaide Lightning announced earlier today that they will disclose their second (possibly third) signing this upcoming Monday. Going through each team alphabetically, Draft Central outlines how the third […]

WNBL Free Agency: Heal and Tupaea become first to switch teams

TALENTED teenager Shyla Heal became the first Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) player to switch allegiances for the 2021 WNBL season. Amongst a high number of re-signings for the University of Canberra Capitals – six players re-signed to the reigning premiers – Heal moved from Bendigo Spirit to the Sunshine State to take a chance […]

Draft Central’s 2019/20 WNBL Top 10 Players: #2 – Brianna Turner

ONE of the WNBL’s fresh new faces to arrive over from the United States (US), Brianna Turner landed Down Under keen to expand her basketball knowledge and continue her development  thanks to a recommendation from her head coach at the Phoenix Mercury. “In the WNBA, Sandy Bondello is my coach and she coaches the Australian […]

Draft Central’s 2019/20 WNBL Top 10 Players: #4 – Nicole Seekamp

AFTER locking up a postseason berth with three games still remaining in the season, it seemed like a pretty easy transition to the finals for team captain Nicole Seekamp and the Adelaide Lightning. But, an unfortunate ankle injury for the South Australian made reaching the semi-finals a race against time. Going back to the beginning […]

Draft Central’s 2019/20 WNBL Top 10 Players: #7 – Stephanie Talbot

WHEN former WNBL Rookie of the Year and Opal Steph Talbot made the move back to the Adelaide Lightning after more than five seasons, head coach Chris Lucas had the recipe for a championship run. Beginning the season 3-1, the Lightning were starting to prove their mettle and with this, Talbot started to establish her […]

Draft Central’s Top 10 2019/20 WNBL memorable moments: #3 – Nicole Seekamp’s 20-assist game

WITH no basketball on for the foreseeable future due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we look at the brighter side of the sport that brought plenty of memories throughout the 2019/20 Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) season. Over the next couple of weeks we will countdown Draft Central‘s Top 10 memorable moments from the season. Some […]

2019/20 WNBL season review: Adelaide Lightning 

LED by veteran coach Chris Lucas, Adelaide Lightning fell agonisingly short of the big dance, going down by three points to the Southside Flyers in both semi-finals. The Lightning made their case well and truly known in season 2019/20 with some hard fought wins to set them up for a finals berth, but in the […]

WNBL Semi-final 2 review: Flyers snatch three point victory to move through to grand final

THE Southside Flyers are the first side through to the 2020 Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) Grand Final with the winner from the battle between Melbourne Boomers and UC Capitals set to meet them. Adelaide Lightning (79) defeated Southside Flyers (82) IN their inaugural season, the Southside Flyers have made it through to their first […]

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