Netball

Thu 14 May 2020

Super Netball won’t be starting any time soon

Super Netball won’t be starting any time soon

CEO Chris Symington admitted they have work to do before finalising a format and timeline.

Sat 9 May 2020

Star Lightning defender recharged during enforced break

premium_icon Star Lightning defender recharged during enforced break

With the competition postponed due to COVID-19, the 30-year-old has benefited from some time away from the court.

Mon 20 Apr 2020

Folaus ‘annoy the heck out of each other’ in lockdown

premium_icon Folaus ‘annoy the heck out of each other’ in lockdown

Far from taking a toll, an enforced French lockdown has given Israel and Maria Folau the perfect chance to reconnect and have some fun.

Tue 7 Apr 2020

Sporting statue robbed before official unveiling

premium_icon Sporting statue robbed before official unveiling

ALLORA community shocked as vandals damage homegrown heroes newly minted statue.

Wed 1 Apr 2020

Big pay sacrifice ‘what was best for the game’

premium_icon Big pay sacrifice ‘what was best for the game’

Townsville netball star returns home to ride out the coronavirus wave

Mon 23 Mar 2020

Super Netball season postponed, training suspended

premium_icon Super Netball season postponed, training suspended

The Super Netball season has been postponed and club training suspended as the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread.

Mon 24 Feb 2020

Lightning midcourter to lead All-Stars in charity match

premium_icon Lightning midcourter to lead All-Stars in charity match

The 33-year-old will lead a stellar side on to court for the match, to raise money for communities affected by bushfires across Australia.

Sun 23 Feb 2020

Russell continues impressive form during Lightning trials

premium_icon Russell continues impressive form during Lightning trials

Pre-season standout Jacqui Russell continues to impress, with Lightning coach Kylee Byrne further lauding her efforts during clashes with West Coast Fever.

Fri 14 Feb 2020

Australia's top netballers win minimum wage rise

Australia's top netballers win minimum wage rise

Australia’s netballers are happy their requests at the negotiating table have been met in their updated collective player agreement.

Thu 6 Feb 2020

Geitz unveils diverse netball gear for all

premium_icon Geitz unveils diverse netball gear for all

After wearing a slim A-line dress on court for a decade, Laura Geitz has designed a diverse range of netball gear to suit all body shapes and sizes.

Sun 2 Feb 2020

Netball star Romelda Aiken reveals scars of horror stalking

premium_icon Netball star Romelda Aiken reveals scars of horror stalking

Years on from a horror cyberstalking incident, Queensland Firebird player Romelda Aiken reveals the impact it’s had on her and why she wants to warn other young girls...

Fri 20 Dec 2019

Maria Folau’s sad and awkward end to her netball career

Maria Folau’s sad and awkward end to her netball career

She is a true netball great but Maria Folau has farewelled the game she dominated with a whimper — and there’s only one explanation why

Tue 17 Dec 2019

Maria Folau set to walk away for good

Maria Folau set to walk away for good

Israel Folau may not play any football code again and now his wife Maria’s netball career also looks to be over earlier than expected

Wed 11 Sep 2019

Wood says hook did her good

Wood says hook did her good

Steph Wood is a star of the Super Netball competition but it didn’t stop the Lightning goal attack from getting benched. And she’s glad it happened.

Tue 3 Sep 2019

Opals are triumphant in seniors

Opals are triumphant in seniors

The Stanthorpe Netball season has reached a conclusion, with the Finches claiming the intermediate title and the Opals triumphant in the seniors grade.

Thu 22 Aug 2019

Man of many talents

Man of many talents

Stanthorpe State High School teacher Michael Solomon is proving to be a man of varied talents.

Sat 17 Aug 2019

Magpies divebomb Swifts but bad injury spoils party

premium_icon Magpies divebomb Swifts but bad injury spoils party

Ladder leaders NSW Swifts have come off second best after being ambushed by Collingwood on their road trip to Launceston.

Mon 12 Aug 2019

Bittersweet weekend for Folau, wife

Bittersweet weekend for Folau, wife

Israel Folau and his wife Maria endured vastly different fortunes on the weekend as the rugby outcast’s plight was highlighted in brutal fashion.

Thu 8 Aug 2019

MP hears netball concerns and pledges support

MP hears netball concerns and pledges support

David Littleproud has witnessed first hand the difficult situation thrust upon Stanthorpe netballers.

Sat 3 Aug 2019

Uniting around Folau key to World Cup win

Uniting around Folau key to World Cup win

Israel Folau’s fight against Rugby Australia put the New Zealand Silver Ferns through some “testing times” but also “brought them closer”

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