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Capitals claim big scalp by taming Lynx

WITH the current round of the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) in full swing, the schedule continued into Saturday. There was a pair of intriguing clashes on the day, as the competition just about reaches the conclusion of the home-and-away season. With finals just around the corner, each game carries a bit more significance given […]

Flames roar to spoil O’Hea’s home farewell

SYDNEY Uni Flames have spoiled Jenna O’Hea‘s final home Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) game by defeating Southside Flyers by two points last night. O’Hea announced her retirement from the WNBL during the week, and with the Flyers heading interstate to round out the season, the clash at Dandenong Stadium was set to be her […]

Lynx hold off Smith, Lightning with second quarter blitz

NOT even a whopping 24 points and 17 rebounds from Opals star Alanna Smith could stop Perth Lynx from winning their second consecutive match against Adelaide Lightning in the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) last night. After dominating the Lightning in a thumping win just two days prior, the sides met for a second time […]

Top-two clash headlines penultimate round

THE next round of Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) action is here, and despite a different looking schedule, there are still plenty of exciting matches to look forward to. The round actually kicked off on Monday night, with the Perth Lynx claiming a blowout win over the Adelaide Lightning, just one day after Round 13 […]

2021/22 WNBL: Team of the Week – Round 13

ROUND 13 of the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) has concluded, and it proved to be one of the most entertaining of the season. There were dominant wins from some of the competition’s best sides, and upset victories galore. Amongst the action were plenty of outstanding individual outings, as we take a look at some […]

Young and Whitcomb lead Lynx to home win

STARRING roles from Perth Lynx duo Jackie Young and Sami Whitcomb lead the Lynx to their first Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) win at home in 26 months. The emotional victory in front of home fans who could finally see their heroes up close, saw the Lynx easily get the job done against an in-form […]

2021/22 WNBL: Team Focus – Bendigo Spirit vs Boomers

THE Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) schedule for Round 13 continued into Sunday, with just the one match taking place for the day. This was a clash between the Melbourne Boomers and the Bendigo Spirit at the Melbourne Sports Centre in Parkville, with the home side entering this clash expected to claim the win. However, […]

Flames roar at the death to tame Lynx

ROUND 13 of the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL)’s 2021/22 season continued on Saturday, with the schedule containing a triple-header, as the competition rolls towards conclusion. Things kicked off at The Lights Community and Sports Centre, when the Adelaide Lightning played host to the Townsville Fire late in the afternoon. The Lightning entered this match […]

Capitals look to lock up top four in WNBL Round 13

WITH one game down already, Rookie Me Central takes a look at the remaining four matches in Round 13, with every team featuring over the weekend. with finals fast approaching, the top four sides seem well on top in that regard, but there is still some chance for an unlikely run in the final couple […]

Spirit rises in final term to defeat Flyers

IT took them four quarters do to it, but Bendigo Spirit recorded their fourth Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) win in five games, defeating Southside Flyers last night, in the first match of Indigenous Round. The Spirit trailed by three goals heading into the final term, but came up big when required, scoring 23-12 to […]

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