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Spirit douse Flames in WNBL breakthrough

DESPITE missing captain Kelsey Griffin and trailing by as much as 15 points during the second term, Bendigo Spirit got themselves on the board in the 2023/24 WNBL season with an incredible 82-66 victory over Sydney Flames at Red Energy Arena on Saturday. After four consecutive losses to start the 2023/24 season, the Spirit rose […]

WNBL | Team Preview series – Bendigo Spirit

THE Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) is getting extremely close to commencing its 2023/24 season, with the opener set to take place on November 1. Last season, there was plenty of excitement as locals and imports alike fired for each of the eight teams, with a plethora of highlights gathering plenty of attention to one […]

Wilson wows with precise playmaking

ALTHOUGH much of the attention may have been on her teammate’s monster performance, the outing of Kelly Wilson cannot be undervalued in the context of the NBL1 National Final. Wilson’s Bendigo Braves completed their perfect season by delivering a dominant win over the Norths Bears at HBF Arena on Sunday. The result crowned the Braves […]

McKay monsters Bears with decisive performance

WHEN it comes to performances on the big stage, they don’t get much better than Megan McKay‘s effort in the NBL1 Women’s National Championship game on the weekend. McKay’s Bendigo Braves looked to cap off a perfect season when they took on the Norths Bears in the big dance. The Braves were the only side […]

South reigns supreme at National Championships

WESTERN Australia was home to the NBL1 National Championships over the weekend, but it was Victoria that left the biggest winners. Both the men’s and women’s teams from the south ended up taking home the chocolates on the big stage, as the Knox Raiders snagged the men’s title, while the women’s trophy belonged to the […]

Wilson’s wonderful passing sparks Bendigo

A PASSING masterclass from veteran guard Kelly Wilson was the catalyst for the Bendigo Braves’ big win over the Hobart Chargers in the NBL1 South Women over the weekend. The two teams went head to head at Red Energy Arena in Bendigo on Saturday night, and it was always going to be a tall order […]

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, […]

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 […]

WNBL Stats Watch – Round 3

WITH the WNBL taking a week off over the current weekend, it provides the perfect opportunity to see where the season is at after three rounds. There were some big wins in Round 3 and some strong individual performances as sides like Bendigo Spirit and Townsville Fire remaining undefeated after some impressive performances from their […]

WNBL Stats Watch – Round 2

THE SECOND round of the WNBL has come and gone, and the competition’s contenders and improvers continues to take shape as the fixture rolls on. The Townsville Fire, Bendigo Spirit and Southside Flyers have all started the season unbeaten, emerging as title contenders in the early stages of the fixture. While there is a long […]

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