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Sparks’ Swain to fire up for Flames in WNBL24

AFTER earning her chance as a in the 2023 WNBA Draft, Los Angeles Sparks talent Shaneice Swain has opted to sign with the Sydney Flames in the upcoming WNBL24 season. The former Canberra Capitals guard averaged 13.4 points, 3.4 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.9 steals last season, shooting at a 40.2 per cent clip from […]

More fuel to the Flames with another big signing

AFTER a disappointing WNBL campaign during the 2022/23 season, the Sydney Flames appear intent on returning as contenders, and added another impressive signing during the 2023 free agency period. Having added Tess Madgen over the past few weeks, the Flames have acquired another superstar, announcing the signing of Lauren Nicholson in another massive coup. Nicholson […]

Madgen makes move to ignite Flames

THE WNBL free agency provides the opportunity to a number of teams that underperformed recently to retool and climb the standings once again. The first few days off the 2023 free agency period have indicated that will be the case for the Sydney Flames, who finished at the bottom of the standings last season but […]

WNBL team wrap: Sydney Flames

THE WNBL has wrapped 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 claimed […]

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 […]

Hawkins buzzer-beater sparks Fire to win

AN incredible buzzer-beater from Tianna Hawkins helped seal the Townsville Fire’s one-point victory over Sydney Flames in a thrilling WNBL contest at Townsville Entertainment Centre last night. The Fire rose to the top of the WNBL ladder with the victory, avoiding a shock upset in the process. In a memorable match in the penultimate round […]

Mangakahia’s magnificence down the stretch proves the difference

IN A weekend full of upsets in the WNBL, the Sydney Flames have arguably delivered the most impressive of them all, spoiling Lauren Jackson night and handing the Southside Flyers a one-point loss in Round 13. In the first ever WNBL match at John Cain Arena, there was a sense of disappointment, with Jackson sustaining […]

Flyers set to make history with groundbreaking clash

HISTORY will be made in the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) on February 4 when the Southside Flyers host the Sydney Uni Flames in the competition’s first ever match at John Cain Arena. The venue is typically home to NBL games, but with interest rising in the WNBL on a yearly basis, and the Flyers […]

Scherf slams Perth past Flames with first half blitz

AN OUTSTANDING first half performance from Perth Lynx gun Lauren Scherf helped her side edge past the Sydney Uni Flames, claiming a 75-64 win at Bendat Basketball Centre on Saturday night. Scherf exploded in the opening two quarters, producing 27 points by the time the buzzer sounded for half-time, and finished with a clear game-high […]

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