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Final quarter fade out sees Adelaide win bird battle

THE Adelaide Thunderbirds have come away with a confidence boosting round one win on the road, after they downed the Queensland Firebirds 59 goals to 44. The two teams were tight through three quarters before the Thunderbirds blew open the game in the last quarter to win in Queensland for the first time in four […]

Suncorp Super Netball Season Preview: Adelaide Thunderbirds

THE 2023 Suncorp Super Netball Season is only a matter of weeks away, and in anticipation of the new season we here at Rookie Me Central are going to take an in depth look at each of the sides and preview what this year may have in store for them. First cab off the rank […]

2022 SSN Team-by-team reviews & Commonwealth Games previews coming soon

THE enthralling 2022 Suncorp Super Netball season has come to an end, and so over the last two weeks we here at Rookie Me Central have been taking a look back at each of the seasons of the eight super netball clubs individually, starting with the last placed Lightning and finishing up yesterday with this […]

2022 SSN Season Review: Adelaide Thunderbirds

THE 2022 Suncorp Super Netball season has come to an end, so let us now take a look back at each team’s season in retrospect. Today’s team in review is the Adelaide Thunderbirds, who finished seventh in 2022. Despite being in finals contention right up until the dying weeks of the season, it was not […]

Fever silence the Thunder(birds) storm

THE West Coast Fever have flexed their muscles ahead of the finals, defeating the Adelaide Thunderbirds and in the process ending the Thunderbirds’ finals hopes for 2022. Despite it being a tight affair for much of the opening half, an excellent third term from the home side really set things up for the Fever. After […]

Vixens take minor premiership in almighty comeback

THE Melbourne Vixens are the Suncorp Super Netball minor premiers for 2022, after staging an almighty comeback against the Adelaide Thunderbirds to win by four goals, 51-47. The Vixens really stole the win from the Thunderbirds in the dying minutes after Adelaide led for most of the game and really should have gone on to […]

GIANTS secure important win in finals race

AS the race for the Suncorp Super Netball finals heat up, the GIANTS’ win over the Adelaide Thunderbirds yesterday was a crucial one. The home side got off to a great start, which helped them to a 59-50 win. Piling on scoring pressure from the get-go at one end, the GIANTS also suffocated the Thunderbirds’ […]

Undermanned but not to be undone as Thunderbirds beat Magpies

THE Adelaide Thunderbirds were undermanned against the Collingwood Magpies, but it mattered little as they swooped in for a 58-53 victory in the latest round of Super Netball action. The Thunderbirds had a number of huge outs pre-match, with Lenize Potgieter, Hannah Petty and Maisie Nankivell all missing the match, factors which made the crucial […]

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’ […]

Nifty Swifts too strong for Thunderbirds

THE NSW Swifts have continued their remarkable climb up the Super Netball ladder, defeating the Adelaide Thunderbirds 54-40. Although it was even at times, the Swifts streaked ahead in the second half to secure another victory. The first term was a low-scoring one, but one of swinging momentums. It was the Swifts who got the […]

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