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WNBL | Team Preview – Townsville Fire

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 […]

Townsville triumph as Fire claim title

THE TOWNSVILLE Fire are the champions for the 2022/23 WNBL season, after defeating the Southside Flyers in two games in the Grand Final Series, which concluded on Wednesday night, with the former claiming an 82-69 win. The Fire came into the match with a 1-0 lead in the series, with an opportunity to end it […]

Do-or-die for Flyers as Fire look to win it all

GAME TWO of the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL)’s Grand Final series is set to take place on Wednesday night, with the Southside Flyers looking to keep their season alive with a win over the Townsville Fire. The Fire currently have the advantage, having taken a 1-0 series lead with an emphatic victory in the […]

It was always burning since the world’s been turning; Fire advance to GF

THE LADDER leaders have got the job done in the semi-finals of the WNBL, with Townsville Fire defeating Perth Lynx in two games to lock in a spot in the Grand Final series. After taking game one last week, the Fire had the chance to earn some time off before the deciding series by taking […]

Perth looking to topple Townsville in second semi

THE WNBL semi finals continue on Thursday night, with the ladder-leading Townsville Fire set to face off against the Perth Lynx for a spot in the Grand Final series. Things kicked off on Wednesday night with a clash between the Southside Flyers and the Melbourne Boomers in entertaining fashion, and the star power across the […]

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 finalists decided as Fire crush Spirit

IT took just one match in Round 16 of the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) to determine the fourth placed side in this year’s finals series. Needing to upset the top team, Bendigo Spirit had one last roll of the dice against Townsville Fire, with the victory needing to be accompanied by back-to-back losses to […]

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, […]

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 […]

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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