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Penultimate round delivers interesting results

THE penultimate round of the 2022 VNL Championship season saw some very interesting results that will certainly play a part in shaping the final look of the ladder. The match of the round saw the City West Falcons record a dominant win over the Melbourne Uni Lightning, 73-48. It was a tale of two halves […]

No one had to do things the hard way in the VNL

IN this week’s VNL match of the round, it was the Melbourne University Lightning who recorded a solid win over the Southern Saints, 66-49. It was Melbourne Uni who skipped away to a nice early lead. Their smooth passing from the likes of Jordan Cransberg and Kelsie Rainbow saw shooters Mikaela Vaughan and Claudia Mawson […]

Contrasting margins, but all make their mark on the ladder

ROUND 15 of the VNL saw quite the contrast in results across the league, with margins at the small and large ends of the scale, but all playing their part in how the ladder may end up. In the match of the round, the margin fit the former description, with the North East Blaze edging […]

Big margins sees VNL winners head home happy

IN last night’s Victorian Netball League (VNL) action, close results were hard to find as those who emerged victorious did so by quite comfortable margins. That was no different in the match of the round between the Hawks and Boroondara Express, with the Express winning 59 to 49. The first quarter of that clash was […]

Cougars crash Waves, Diamond can’t save the Demons

THIS week’s VNL match of the round went about as it was expected to on paper, with the Geelong Cougars absolutely dominating the Peninsula Waves to win 85-42. Although the beginning of the game was a close affair, Geelong blew the Waves out of the park in the third quarter, and the Waves were unable […]

First Nations Round brings a whole lot of big wins

THE inaugural VNL First Nations’ Round brought big margins to those who emerged victorious from their matches last night. One of those teams was Melbourne University Lightning, who completely dominated the Ariels to win 59 to 41, and keep the Ariels’ winless run in tact. The first quarter of their clash was one of swinging […]

Thunder go undefeated as regular VNSL season wraps up

MANCHESTER Thunder finished the regular Vitality Netball Superleague (VNSL) season undefeated as last year’s grand finalists yet again were too good for reigning premiers Loughborough Lightning, setting up a massive post-season series. Though the Final Four was sorted coming into the game, the other two sides hoping to cause an upset in the knockout finals […]

History repeats as Cougars put out the Blaze again

There was a common theme across the results of Round 10 of the Victorian Netball League, and it was the higher ranked side recording small wins over their opponents. In other results, things really went according to ladder position, but were nail biters. The City West Falcons were too strong for the Hawks, while the […]

VNSL Round 19 wrap: Final four locked in

ALL four teams are locked into the Final Four spots, with the ladder positions and semi-finals of the Vitality Netball Superleague (VNSL) all decided. Top of the table Manchester Thunder have too much of a goal difference gap on Loughborough Lightning and will finish top to take on Team Bath, while the reigning premiers Lightning […]

Demons and Lightning split points in VNL

A MANIAC second half saw Casey Demons and Melbourne University Lightning forced to split the points in their Round 9 Victorian Netball League (VNL) contest 58 goals apiece. Melbourne Uni was dominant in the first half, but a stellar third term from Casey really made things interesting again. Casey pinched a goal off the very […]

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