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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 […]

UC Caps finish New Year’s Eve in style over Fire

FOR two teams that were looking to end the 2021 year in style and finish on top of the ladder at the end of the round, the match between Townsville Fire and UC Capitals was predicted to be a beauty. Both teams had an identical record heading into the New Year’s Eve clash at 2-1. […]

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 […]

NBL and WNBL games postponed across three states

FOUR more Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) or NBL games over the next five days have been postponed due to COVID-19 protocols. Three NBL games featuring the Adelaide 36ers and Perth Wildcats – due to play tonight in Adelaide – were postponed, as well as tomorrow night’s WNBL clash between Sydney Uni Flames and Bendigo […]

New Year’s Round sees Perth finally able to get their season underway

THE Christmas break is done, and the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) is back. Among this weekend’s matches, the Perth Lynx are finally getting their season underway. Border closures meant a delay the start to their season by about a month. Both teams will be desperate to win this one, after only registering one win […]

Flyers produce epic comeback in grand final rematch

IN the last match of Round 4 before the Christmas break, Southside Flyers hosted Townsville Fire. The match was always going to epic, with both teams meeting for the first time this season. Just 12 months earlier, they faced off in the 2020 WNBL Grand Final in the Queensland hub. The defending champions Flyers were […]

Maley’s Spirit not enough to contain Sykes’ Capitals

THE UC Capitals bounced back from their loss to Adelaide Lightning by defeating Bendigo Spirit 100-88, despite an outstanding performance from Anneli Maley. It did not take long for the Spirit to get on the board in the first term after Leilani Mitchell’s layup went in. The Capitals didn’t take long to respond when Brittany […]

Melbourne puts out Sydney Uni’s Flame

THE Melbourne Boomers continued their strong start of the season, accounting for the Sydney Uni Flames and heading into Christmas off the back of a four-match winning streak. In what was a tight contest, the Boomers got up, 83-77. FIRST QUARTER: Melbourne were on the board within the first ten seconds when Tess Madgen shot […]

WNBL Round 4: Can the Fire finally ignite against Flyers?

THREE Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) clashes tip off in Round 4 of the competition over the next two days in what should be some fascinating action. We take a look at the clashes between the Sydney Uni Flames and Melbourne Boomers, UC Capitals and Bendigo Spirit, and Southside Flyers and Townsville Fire. Since their […]

2021/22 WNBL Round 3 Team of the Week

AFTER another round of exciting WNBL action, there were plenty of star performances across all teams and all the games. Let us take a look at who the star players were that made this week’s Team of the Week. Point Guard – Lindsay Allen (Melbourne Boomers)            Lindsay Allen was on fire in front of the […]

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