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WNBL team wrap: Bendigo Spirit

THE WNBL has wrapped up 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 […]

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 […]

WNBL finalists decided as Fire crush Spirit

IT took just one match in Round 16 of the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) to determine the fourth placed side in this year’s finals series. Needing to upset the top team, Bendigo Spirit had one last roll of the dice against Townsville Fire, with the victory needing to be accompanied by back-to-back losses to […]

WNBL’s final round Fires up tonight

JUST five games remain in the 2022/23 Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) with the first of those matches tipping off tonight in a massive Wednesday night fixture. The Wednesday night clash between top of the ladder Townsville Fire and Bendigo Spirit is a last chance for the latter to try and squeeze into the finals, […]

Terrific Thornton sets up Southside

IN THE only Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) match of the weekend, Southside Flyers import Kayla Thornton starred as her side took down the Bendigo Spirit to the tune of six points at Geelong Arena on Saturday night. The Flyers lost star forward Lauren Jackson to an Achilles injury last week, and were going to […]

Second quarter Lynx blitz crushes Bendigo’s Spirit

A REMARKABLE second quarter performance from Perth Lynx ultimately set up what would be a nail-biting four-point win over Bendigo Spirit. In what was highly anticipated as a much-watch game, the Lynx put up 34 points to 12 in 10 minutes of pure bliss for the visiting fans, and built an 18-point lead in the […]

McKay marvels off the bench

THE BENDIGO Spirit were able to bounce back after a shock loss last weekend to claim a crucial 12-point win over the UC Capitals thanks to an impressive performance from Megan McKay, who was a shining light off the bench. The Spirit were stunned by the Capitals in Round 10, as UC claimed its first […]

Burrell brilliant as Capitals lower Spirit levels with maiden win

THE UC Capitals have finally claimed their first win of the 2022/23 WNBL season, taking down the Bendigo Spirit to the tune of seven points on Wednesday night. After losing their first 10 games, the Capitals were able to get on the board with a gutsy win against a Spirit side that was looking like […]

Griffin grinds Spirit to win against Fire

STAR FORWARD Kelsey Griffin has led the Bendigo Spirit to yet another win as they took down the improving Sydney Uni Flames at Red Energy Arena on Wednesday night. Griffin produced the performance of the round last weekend against the Lightning, and was once again the best player on the court as her side broke […]

Magnificent Maley shows serious Spirit in unbeaten weekend

MOST sides benefit when their best player fires, which was certainly the case for the Bendigo Spirit in Round 4 of the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) over the weekend, rallying behind Anneli Maley across two games. Maley has been able to cement herself as a superstar of the competition over the past few years, […]

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