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2020 WNBL Round 1 weekend preview: Flyers and Flames face tough turnaround in opening week

SOUTHSIDE Flyers and Sydney Uni Flames will become the first teams to face off in three games across four days when they double-up on today and tomorrow following their Thursday night clashes. There will be a blockbuster five games across today and tomorrow in order to conclude Round 1 of Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) […]

Talbot inspires Lightning in overtime thriller to open WNBL season

A STEPH Talbot inspired Adelaide Lightning outfit has upset reigning premiers University of Canberra Capitals in an overtime thriller last night. The opening match of the season did not disappoint with both teams neck-and-neck for the most part in a momentum swinging second half before the Lightning could secure the victory, 85-73. The Capitals went […]

2020 WNBL Round 1 weekday preview: Mackay and Townsville hubs tip-off as all eight teams commence

IN 2020 the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) is a little different compared to usual, with the rounds stretching over more days with extra games. At Draft Central, we will preview the weekday games, followed by the weekend games separately to ensure the permutations in the second half of the round are as accurate as […]

WNBL20 Team Preview – Adelaide Lightning

IN the final of Draft Central’s WNBL20 team previews in lieu of the opening tipoff, we look at one of the two teams set to kick off the campaign tonight in the Adelaide Lightning, as Chris Lucas’ side will look to make the top-four for the third time in as many years, despite losing their […]

2020 WNBL season preview – Part 2: Finalists to line up for another crack at title

IN the second part of our two-part Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) season preview, we look at the four finalists from last year and where they stand. Expect them all to be there at the pointy end, getting stronger over the journey and making it a highly competitive season in 2020. Southside Flyers Without a […]

WNBL Player Spotlight – Adelaide Lightning – Chelsea Brook

AS we have done at Draft Central for the past six weeks, Fridays are reserved for the League’s best-known centers. Today is no different, as we conclude the Adelaide Lightning’s Player Spotlight series focusing on 22-year-old big Chelsea Brook and how her performances last season have helped her develop to this point with WNBL21 around […]

WNBL Player Spotlight – Adelaide Lightning – Alanna Smith

THE Adelaide Lightning have set the benchmark high already after tagging Alanna Smith as their “biggest WNBL signing since Suzy Batkovic a decade ago”. This comes after Smith has excelled at every possible turn despite only being 24. A Stanford University alum, Smith averaged close to 12 points per game (11.9), six rebounds and a […]

WNBL Player Spotlight – Adelaide Lightning – Steph Talbot

AFTER what was an excellent WNBL20 season for the off-guard/forward Stephanie Talbot, which culminated in an All-WNBL Second Team selection and finishing fifth amongst rebounders throughout the competition, the 26-year-old is ready to compete in her second straight season as a member of the Adelaide Lightning with the WNBL set to commence November 12. A […]

WNBL Player Spotlight – Adelaide Lightning – Marena Whittle

NOT many players have been shopped around in the WNBL as much as Marena Whittle, as the 26-year-old prepares to represent the Adelaide Lightning this November in WNBL21. The Victorian-born utility will also join her fourth club in as many seasons hoping to build upon her last stint with the Perth Lynx. Often referred to […]

WNBL Player Spotlight – Adelaide Lightning – Jasmin Fejo

PERHAPS one of next season’s breakout young guards, Jasmin Fejo will look to take the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) by storm when she signs on as a rostered player for the Adelaide Lightning next season. Fejo will rely on her pace and speed when she sizes up against some of the Australia’s elite basketballers […]

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