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Sharp-shooting Vixens dine out on lowly Mystics

MELBOURNE Vixens have bolstered their hopes of playing in this year’s finals series with a percentage-boosting 69-46 win over the Northern Mystics at Hisense Arena.

Indigenous women who’ve made their mark on Australian sport

THIS weekend marks Indigenous Round in the AFL and the NRL marked the same event in the just passed Round 10.

Vixens v Steel

MELBOURNE Vixens vice-captain Geva Mentor says the team must “earn” the right to play finals with a strong finish to the season as it take aim at unbeaten Southern Steel.

Pies new national netball team safe

NETBALL Australia chief executive Kate Palmer says Eddie McGuire’s infamous radio jibe “doesn’t change” her sport’s relationship with its new expansion team Collingwood.

Angry ‘Birds itching for redemption

THE adage that sporting teams trot out about “the bye coming at precisely the right time” is only half true.

T-birds star Borrego to retire

ASKED how she would like to be remembered as a netballer, Adelaide’s greatest ever goal shooter Carla Borrego points to the roof at the Mile End stadium.

Swifts return to top of Aussie ladder

In round 11 of the ANZ Championship, it was the favourites who came out on top.

Headache almost over for Petty

ROOKIE Adelaide Thunderbirds midcourter Hannah Petty’s frustrating stint on the sidelines recovering from concussion is to finally end this week.

Vixens hold off case of the Fever

THE Melbourne Vixens have survived a testing battle against West Coast Fever to solidify their spot in the top three and bolster their hopes of a finals berth with a 60-55 win at Hisense Arena.

Feisty T-birds take the fight up to Swifts

THE NSW Swifts reclaimed top spot on the Australian conference ladder with a 67-53 victory over the Adelaide Thunderbirds at Adelaide Arena last night.

A Giant level of interest in Paige

NSW Swifts star Paige Hadley is set to become Sydney’s most sought-after netballer next season, with the newly formed GWS Giants looming as potential suitors for the speedy midcourter from Penrith.

Why netball must keep Diamond standard

DIAMONDS coach Lisa Alexander admits the AFL’s new women’s league looms as a threat for netball’s new national competition.

The Brice is right

PROMISING goal shooter Kristina Brice arrived in Adelaide in January as a training partner for the Thunderbirds, simply hoping to develop her game.

Firebirds must blaze trial on the road

WE like doing things the hard way at the Firebirds. With two losses from our past three games, it looks like we will be forced to play a number of finals away from Brisbane if we manage to qualify for the play-offs.

Netball Australia set to seek fans’ input on rules for new league

AUSTRALIAN netball fans will be given their say about potential rule changes for next year’s revamped national league.

Fever prove 2016 is anyone’s season

West Coast Fever proved that anything can happen in sport, when they defeated the NSW Swifts in round 11 of the ANZ Championships.

Firebirds leader says bye-bye to injury

FIREBIRDS captain Laura Geitz says she will be ready to rumble ahead of the ANZ Championship finals after a nagging knee injury forced her out of the doomed trip to New Zealand last weekend.

Vixens refine their finals goals

CAPTAIN Madi Robinson admits the Melbourne Vixens have faced a week of “soul-searching conversations” off-court ahead of Sunday’s clash against the Mystics as they fight to stay in finals contention.

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