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Fall from Grace – Mystics continue slide as Stars shine

IF the past three matches have proven anything for the Northern Mystics, it is the importance of Grace Nweke to their lineup. The teenage shooter has been unable to take to the court since sustaining an ankle injury a couple of weeks back, and the Mystics have sunk to three consecutive losses the most recent […]

Vixens bridge gap on rest of the pack

THE Melbourne Vixens are the holders of the Sargeant-McKinnis Cup, after defeating the NSW Swifts by six goals in yesterday’s Suncorp Super Netball (SSN), 59-53. It took them until the last quarter, but they ultimately showed their class to take the win and move a game clear of everyone else on the ladder. The Swifts […]

Lightning strike big blow to Firebirds

THE Sunshine Coast Lightning have dealt a serious blow to the finals hopes of the Queensland Firebirds, defeating their Queensland rivals by 19 goals, 82–61 in the Suncorp Super Netball (SSN) Round 11 contest yesterday. A particularly fruitful final term saw the Lightning dish out some payback after the Firebirds comprehensively beat them in Round […]

Pulse still alive for top with Stars win

IT might be feint, but Central Pulse is still a chance for top spot in the ANZ Premiership, having accounted for Southern Steel last night. The Pulse and Northern Stars have been neck-and-neck all season, but the now second placed side took a leap forward towards not only finishing second, but potentially grabbing top spot […]

ANZ Premiership Round 11 preview: Finals race heats up

FOUR of the six teams will again do battle twice as Round 11 of the ANZ Premiership takes place over three days. The Northern Mystics, Mainland Tactix, Southern Steel and Central Pulse will all play twice, whilst Northern Stars and Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic will just play one each on Sunday. The race towards […]

All to play for in final SSN month

THERE is only a month left of the Suncorp Super Netball season, but there is still plenty of exciting netball and lot of potential scenarios to play out between now and finals. Among the highlights of this weekend’s menu of action is a Queensland Derby, while the Sargeant-McKinnis Cup up for grabs again. Queensland Firebirds […]

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 […]

Thunderbirds too strong in Battle of the Birds

THE Adelaide Thunderbirds have got their season right back on track, comfortably defeating the Queensland Firebirds by 13 goals in the Suncorp Super Netball (SSN) last night. It did not take long for Shamera Sterling to make an impact on the game, and she took an intercept on the very first entry into the Firebirds’ […]

Magpies the victim of a GIANT comeback in Tassie

GIANTS Netball have jumped up into the top four of the Suncorp Super Netball (SSN) ladder with a win over Collingwood Magpies 69-60. It was the GIANTS’ 11th straight win against the Magpies, while it was Collingwood’s first loss in Tasmania ever. A remarkable second half comeback from the GIANTS saw them come from 11 […]

Vixens cure Fever again

THE top of the table clash was one to remember for the Melbourne Vixens, as they emerged victorious 70-64 over the West Coast Fever. The Vixens got a huge jump on their hosts early, and that is what ultimately cost the Fever the game. Melbourne came out firing early, and certainly made a statement. They […]

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