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Lynx didn’t start the Fire, Perth too good for Townsville

WITH the weekend having finally arrived, the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) action rolled on, as the final round of the 2021/22 season continues to produce the goods. Friday night saw a matchup between the Townsville Fire and the Perth Lynx at Townsville Stadium, with the two sides at very different stages in their respective […]

Boomers send message with Lightning strike

A MIND-BOGGLING 15 points to two in the final term from Melbourne Boomers against Adelaide Lightning sent a message to the rest of the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) ahead of finals. The Boomers, who were in control of their match against the Lightning, lead by 10 points heading into the final term, but then […]

2021/22 WNBL Round 10 preview: Top 3 clash to round out weekend

ROUND 10 of the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) kicks off tomorrow in a six-game fixture that splits over two weekend. The first four games take place this weekend, with an additional two happening on Saturday, February 12. In this preview, we will dive into the four games happening over the next two days.

Melbourne puts out Townsville’s Fire

IN a rematch of the weekend before, the result was reversed as Melbourne defeated Townsville 66-59 in the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL). The Boomers raceD out to a 9-0 lead early on in the match, and although the Fire came back at them the margin was still 12 points at the first change. The […]

2021/22 WNBL Stats Corner: Fire v Lightning

THE Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) resumed its ninth round of action on Friday night, with the Adelaide Lightning travelling north to take on the Townsville Fire at Townsville Stadium. The home side had a tough task ahead of them, given Adelaide’s form this season has seen them sit atop the standings. However, the Fire […]

2021/22 WNBL Team of the Week: Round 8

IN our Round 8 Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) Team of the Week, Perth Lynx had three players, whilst Townsville Fire and Bendigo Spirit had two. Here is our Team of the Week from the most recent week of action. Point Guard: Lauren Nicholson (Townsville) Lauren Nicholson had two stellar games on the weekend, earning […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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