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WNBL team wrap: Melbourne Boomers

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 […]

Blicavs fires early to lead Flyers to big dance

IN A thrilling decider to the last remaining WNBL semi-final series, the Southside Flyers have booked a spot in the grand final after downing the Melbourne Boomers by one-point at State Basketball Centre on Wednesday night. After the Boomers hit back in game two and forced a deciding match, the Flyers held on in dramatic […]

MVP marvelous as Boomers force decider

SATURDAY night’s action in the WNBL saw the league’s Most Valuable Player (MVP) deliver a performance that lived up to the honour, as the Melbourne Boomers kept their season alive with a 19-point win over the Southside Flyers. In the second match of the best of three series, the Boomers needed to atone for an […]

Mitchell posts mammoth score in opening loss

THE SEMI FINALS have begun in the WNBL, with the Southside Flyers holding off a Tiffany Mitchell scoring masterclass to down the Melbourne Boomers and take game one of the series. In the first of a maximum three matches between the two sides, the Flyers produced a balanced offensive performance en route to an 84-76 […]

Semi-Finals start with old-fashioned rivalry

THE WNBL semi-finals have arrived, and there are just four teams left in contention to take out the ultimate prize and hold up the championship trophy in the coming weeks. With two matchups set to determine who books a place in the Grand Final series, which will follow the same format as the semi’s and […]

WNBL Ones to Watch – Semi-Finals

THE REGULAR season of the WNBL has wrapped up, with just four sides remaining in the hunt for the championship in the 2022/23 fixture. In what was an exhilarating race for the finals, it all went down to the last few weeks of the season, and now four of the best teams remain eligible for […]

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 finals to be broadcast worldwide

MORE than 100 countries will be able to tune in to watch the best of Australian women’s basketball thanks to a massive broadcast deal announced yesterday. The Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) has partnered with ESPN, beIN Sport and Unbeaten to allow the upcoming finals series to be streamed across the globe. The finals series, […]

Southside flies into top two in blockbuster clash

IN ONE of the most important games in the WNBL fixture, the Southside Flyers have secured a spot in the top-two after defeating the Melbourne Boomers 81-67 at State Basketball Centre on Wednesday night. The latest instalment of the Melbourne Derby had plenty of anticipation, given the stakes for both sides on the eve of […]

Samuelson superb in double OT win

WEDNESDAY NIGHT saw the Townsville Fire claim their eighth consecutive win in the WNBL, taking down the ladder-leading Melbourne Boomers 101-96 in a double-overtime thriller at Townsville Entertainment Centre. Although Townsville came into the match on Fire, the Boomers have been the best side in the competition all season long. The contest lived up to […]

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