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Thunderbirds on a high after memorable win

IT was unsurprisingly hard to wipe the smile and the excitement off the faces of Eleanor Cardwell, Hannah Petty and their coach Tania Obst after their win in Saturday’s thrilling Suncorp Super Netball Grand Final. Cardwell had extra reasons to smile, after she completed the rare feet of back to back National League titles across […]

T’birds hold nerve to break title drought

TEN years after their last title, the Adelaide Thunderbirds are once again Queens of Australian netball after downing the NSW Swifts 60-59 to win the 2023 Suncorp Super Netball title. In a match very fitting of the occasion, the Thunderbirds held their nerves in extra time to win the trophy, thanks in large part to […]

Captain’s Thoughts: 2023 Super Netball Grand Final

TODAY is the big day. The 2023 Suncorp Super Netball Grand Final. Ahead of the decider tonight, have a read of some pre-game thoughts from the captains of the two competing teams Hannah Petty and Maddy Proud, who spoke yesterday ahead of tonight’s game. On being a South Australian leading a South Australian team into […]

PREVIEW | 2023 SSN Grand Final: This is it

THE biggest game has finally arrived. Tomorrow the Adelaide Thunderbirds and NSW Swifts will take to the court at Melbourne’s John Cain Arena, with one to walk away as the 2023 Super Netball champions. Let us take a look at some of the key areas that may factor in the big game. A NEUTRAL VENUE […]

Thunderbirds book ticket to Melbourne

AN extra time thriller proved to be a blockbuster of an event with the Adelaide Thunderbirds booking a ticket to the Suncorp Super Netball Grand Final with a two-goal emotional win over the NSW Swifts. It was only last week where the Thunderbirds ended the Swifts’ nine-game winning streak to earn their major semi-final position […]

SSN Player Focus: Latanya Wilson (Adelaide Thunderbirds)

AS the Adelaide Thunderbirds booked a finals double chance on the weekend with a win over the NSW Swifts, a huge part in that success was Latanya Wilson. Although she is not talked about as much as some of her teammates, she played a huge part in Adelaide’s success on Saturday, finishing with 14 deflections, […]

Swifts reign ends after Thunderstruck performance

ADELAIDE Thunderbirds broke NSW Swifts hearts by snapping a nine-game winning streak and declared a rematch for next week in the major semi-final with the 60-57 win. Last time these two powerhouses met was the almighty controversial draw in Round 2 which set the Australian netball scene by storm.  The Swifts already secured top position […]

Lightning strike down fast-finishing Thunderbirds

SUNSHINE Coast Lightning survived a valiant fightback from the Adelaide Thunderbirds to win 56-54 in the Suncorp Super Netball yesterday. Despite the Lightning dominating for much of the match, the Thunderbirds put together an almighty comeback late but could not quite get over the line. After a number of mistakes from both sides off the […]

SSN After the Fact: Eleanor Cardwell

WELCOME to After the Fact, a new series here at Rookie Me Central, chatting to key figures in the Suncorp Super Netball post match and get their thoughts on the match that just transpired and the bigger issues in the game. Today’s chat, in the second of two this week, is with star Adelaide shooter […]

Pies end home run with emotion-charged win

COLLINGWOOD has signed off from home games in Melbourne with a nail-biting three goal win over the Adelaide Thunderbirds in a massive upset upset which saw the last placed Magpies topple the ladder leaders. After dominating for most of the game, Collingwood almost blew it in the last quarter but held on for a memorable […]

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