Netball

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.

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.

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”

Swifts pose super test for Lightning

premium_icon Swifts pose super test for Lightning

Defensive weapon Karla Pretorius says Lightning are relishing the chance to battle against the prowess of competition heavyweights Swifts.

Tue 30 Jul 2019

Taurua glad to be getting back to business on Coast

premium_icon Taurua glad to be getting back to business on Coast

Noeline Taurua says she's glad to be getting back to business with Lightning following a remarkable world cup and is intent on finishing the season on a high.

Mon 29 Jul 2019

Shooter is on the rise at Lightning

premium_icon Shooter is on the rise at Lightning

Goal shooter Cara Koenen says the immense pool of experience on offer within Lightning's core is helping to strengthen her game and impact on court.

Sat 27 Jul 2019

Lightning brush off cobwebs in derby win over Firebirds

premium_icon Lightning brush off cobwebs in derby win over Firebirds

Lightning coach Noeline Taurua says they brushed off the cobwebs with a win over Firebirds and is now eager to settle back into routine on the run to finals

Coast product earns call-up to Lightning

premium_icon Coast product earns call-up to Lightning

Ashlee Unie is on the verge of becoming the first Sunshine Coast product to play for the Lightning when they play Queensland Firebirds.

Mon 22 Jul 2019

Lightning, New Zealand coach Taurua unsure over her future

Lightning, New Zealand coach Taurua unsure over her future

New Zealand's Netball World Cup-winning coach Noeline Taurua admits she's unsure if she'll continue combining the role with her job at Sunshine Coast Lightning.

Black day for Aussie netball as era ends

Black day for Aussie netball as era ends

New Zealand denied Australia a fourth consecutive world netball championship in thrilling fashion with a one-goal win in Liverpool.

Sat 20 Jul 2019

Last-minute guide to Netball World Cup semis

Last-minute guide to Netball World Cup semis

Netball’s showpiece tournament reaches a thrilling finale this weekend. Here’s everything you need to know about the final four

Fri 12 Jul 2019

Burning revenge behind Aussie World Cup

Burning revenge behind Aussie World Cup

Australia’s Netball World Cup campaign kicks into gear on Friday night with the team still haunted by their Commonwealth Games nightmare.

Master v apprentice: Why Diamonds must be wary

Master v apprentice: Why Diamonds must be wary

The Diamonds’ David v Goliath World Cup opener will be no walk in the park, according to Lisa Alexander who will come up against a familiar face on the sideline

Lightning's Wood excited for Netball World Cup challenge

premium_icon Lightning's Wood excited for Netball World Cup challenge

SUNSHINE Coast Lightning goal attack Steph Wood says she is savouring the chance to make her maiden appearance in the sport's pinnacle event

Sat 29 Jun 2019

Silver Ferns beaten in netball's battle of the sexes

Silver Ferns beaten in netball's battle of the sexes

Netball's battle of the sexes has been won by the New Zealand men's team, who beat the Silver Ferns for a second time in the lead-up to the World Cup

Wed 26 Jun 2019

Ellis backtracks on ‘mesmerising’ Maria

Ellis backtracks on ‘mesmerising’ Maria

Australian netballer Liz Ellis has clarified who her ‘real beef’ is with over those Folau comments as ANZ weigh in on his wife’s ‘views”.

Tue 25 Jun 2019

Netball stares down sponsor pressure over Folau

Netball stares down sponsor pressure over Folau

Netball NZ has released a statement on Israel Folau’s wife Maria after a major sponsor raised concern over her support of her husband

Sat 22 Jun 2019

Lightning ticks off major pre-season goal

premium_icon Lightning ticks off major pre-season goal

Coach Noeline Taurua says she's elated a major pre-season goal has been ticked off after Lightning earned crucial points in a dominant victory over Fever

Sat 15 Jun 2019

Phenomenal Peace sparks Lightning demolition job

premium_icon Phenomenal Peace sparks Lightning demolition job

SUNSHINE Coast coach Noeline Taurua has labelled the efforts of Peace Proscovia as phenomenal following a 23-goal trouncing of Collingwood Magpies.

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