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Housby’s Heroics – A Snapshot Celebration

THE New Year has brought a new set of honours for decorated English Roses star Helen Housby. She has been awarded a Member of the Order of the British Empire as part of the United Kingdom’s 2024 New Year’s Honours list, and comes 10 years after her debut for the Roses as recognition for her […]

Swifts sad but proud of Grand Final efforts

ALTHOUGH clearly dejected after losing Saturday night’s Suncorp Super Netball Grand Final, the overwhelming sentiment of NSW Swifts’ trio Maddy Proud, Paige Hadley and coach Briony Akle was one of pride. Akle even said to her team post-match that “I’m proud of them.” “At the end of the day these are hard to win right? […]

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 […]

Swifts get over the line in blockbuster

IN A heartfelt finish, the NSW Swifts got over the line in a one-goal comeback win defeating the reigning premiers West Coast Fever in the last 10 seconds, 65-64. The Fever recorded the best first quarters this season with only dropping two, whereas the Swifts played the best fourth quarters in the competition, knowing how […]

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 […]

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 […]

Swifts secure minor premiership

NSW Swifts secured a powerful 13-goal victory (78-65) over the Queensland Firebirds in front of a vocal Queensland crowd. The Swifts entered looking for their ninth straight win with the Firebirds riding on their momentum from the last two weeks. Both sides had a lot of confidence with the Firebirds now playing for pride and […]

Big sister beats little sister in battle for Sydney

THE NSW Swifts have gone to the top of the Suncorp Super Netball table with a 68 goal to 63 win over crosstown rivals the GIANTS. In an affair that was bruising at times, the Swifts were pushed hard by the GIANTS but held strong. After a few jitters from both sides early in the […]

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