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Lightning strikes late to defeat Lynx

AFTER an extra month of preseason, Perth Lynx finally got out on the court against Adelaide Lightning in one of the games of the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) season. Unfortunately for the visitors they were unable to get across the line at The Lights, but pushed the Lightning all the way. Leading at each […]

Lightning strikes twice in momentum-swinging win over Boomers

IN one of the stranger momentum-swinging games to date, Adelaide Lightning produced dominant first and fourth quarters to defeat the highly-fancied Melbourne Boomers by 12 points at home. The Lightning were coming in with a 1-1 record thus far, whilst the Boomers had shot out to 3-1 having built up some momentum since their loss […]

Lightning cruise home to big win

THE weekend saw another round of action in the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) with some cracking contests around the competition keeping fans of the sport entertained. Sunday saw a double-header with the first match of the day seeing the Adelaide Lightning travel to take on the University of Canberra Capitals at the National Convention […]

2021/22 WNBL Team of the Week: Round 2

IN this series each week, we take a look at the strongest performing players at each position to create the league’s Team of the Week. Although there was one game cancelled due to a Covid case last round, there was still plenty of enthralling action to keep fans entertained. Point Guard – Lauren Nicholson (Townsville) […]

WNBL games to watch in 2021/22

THE upcoming season of the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) is fast approaching, with the early December tip-off date just around the corner. In recent weeks, the league announced the full schedule for the 2021/22 season, and there were plenty of eye-catching inclusions to the fixture as the sides around the league begin their preparations. […]

WNBL Team Watch: Adelaide Lightning

THE Adelaide Lightning will be looking to improve on an underwhelming WNBL20 campaign, as they ramp up preparations for the upcoming 2021 season. The Lightning finished with five wins and five losses at the conclusion of the regular season, and found themselves four wins outside qualifying for the finals. The 2020 season was always in […]

WNBL20 Season Review – Adelaide Lightning

SUFFICE to say, it was not the Adelaide Lightning’s season after finishing sixth at the conclusion of WNBL20, serving as the only team from earlier this year to not make the postseason this time around, finishing with a record of five wins and eight defeats. Preceding the first contest of their fixture, the Lightning were […]

2020 WNBL Awards recap

IT has been a big week of WNBL action with the finals announced and awards handed out at the conclusion of the home-and-away season. There were plenty of contenders given the number of impressive and consistent performers throughout a condensed season, however there could only be one MVP winner. After a strong showing with Adelaide […]

Draft Central: WNBL Team of the Year

WITH the WNBL home and away season done and dusted, Draft Central has compiled its own Team of the Year taking into consideration a host of elements such as consistency, scoring ability, rebounding prowess and so on. It is no surprise that top four teams such as Melbourne Boomers and Townsville Fire have a couple […]

Fire overcome fast-starting Boomers to secure second spot

THE TOWNSVILLE Fire announced themselves as serious finals contenders, downing Melbourne Boomers by six points in an epic contest (70-64). In a fight for top four position, the two sides went head-to-head with the lead ebbing and flowing throughout the game, showcasing what was at stake and the high intensity both sides can bring to […]

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