Netball

Wed 11 Apr 2018

Bronte inspires moment of Aussie team pride

Bronte inspires moment of Aussie team pride

THE Diamonds’ Commonwealth Games simulation camp has kept them cool, calm and in control writes Australia coach LISA ALEXANDER

Mon 9 Apr 2018

Adorable reason for Laura Geitz’s new-found inspiration

Adorable reason for Laura Geitz’s new-found inspiration

LAURA Geitz has revealed a picture of the adorable moment her one-year-old son Barney saw her in action in green and gold for the first time.

Sun 8 Apr 2018

UPSET: Malawi conquers the Silver Ferns

UPSET: Malawi conquers the Silver Ferns

The sixth-ranked African nation came from seven points down at the first quarter break to dethrone the Silver Ferns.

World’s second best happily benched

World’s second best happily benched

DIAMONDS sharpshooter Caitlin Thwaites has hit a perfect 63 shots from 63 attempts in Australia’s opening pool matches at the Commonwealth Games.

Sat 7 Apr 2018

Silver Ferns struggling to dominate

Silver Ferns struggling to dominate

NETBALL has been the ultimate two-horse race at the Commonwealth Games but Australia and New Zealand’s gold medal dominance is looking a little shaky.

Tue 3 Apr 2018

Alexander chuffed to land starring role

Alexander chuffed to land starring role

AUSTRALIAN netball coach Lisa Alexander thought she was in trouble when contacted by Commonwealth Games organisers last week but her worry turned to delight.

Diamonds captain's content after year of stunning change

Diamonds captain's content after year of stunning change

"LEADING the girls is easy because every single one of them is a leader in their own right." "I think that's what's best about this Australian team."

Goal attack's not taking Games experience for granted

Goal attack's not taking Games experience for granted

THE Australian team had a practice match against the Sunshine Coast Lightning on Saturday.

Mon 2 Apr 2018

It’s great to have her back: Coach sings Geitz praises

It’s great to have her back: Coach sings Geitz praises

DIAMONDS coach Lisa Alexander says comeback queen Laura Geitz has emphatically proven she was no token selection in the Australian netball team for Comm Games

Sun 1 Apr 2018

Wood's long range shooting a big boost to Diamonds: captain

Wood's long range shooting a big boost to Diamonds: captain

THE long-range shooting ability of Stephanie Wood should provide a "massive advantage" to the national side during the Commonwealth Games.

Thu 29 Mar 2018

Diamonds fight to earn starting spots

Diamonds fight to earn starting spots

AUSTRALIAN Diamonds coach Lisa Alexander says practice matches on the Sunshine Coast are crucial to preparations for the Commonwealth Games

Wed 28 Mar 2018

Pressure no problem for Diamonds

Pressure no problem for Diamonds

THERE'S plenty of pressure on the Diamonds to perform well at the Commonwealth Games but they're taking it in their stride, says defensive talent April Brandley

Sharni Layton opens up on ‘mental health injury’

Sharni Layton opens up on ‘mental health injury’

Netball star says she has felt “really alone at times’’, breaking down as she talks about a “mental health injury” which has sidelined her for Comm Games

Mon 26 Mar 2018

Laura Geitz ready to fire for Diamonds at Commonwealth Games

Laura Geitz ready to fire for Diamonds at Commonwealth Games

COMEBACK Queen Laura Geitz has rediscovered her love of netball and is ready to “rock’n’roll’’ at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast.

Sun 25 Mar 2018

Jamaica netball danger team at Games

Jamaica netball danger team at Games

It’s official. Australia’s biggest threat to the successful defence of netball’s Commonwealth Games gold is not New Zealand

Sat 24 Mar 2018

Confused, exhausted but McMahon nails it for Diamonds

Confused, exhausted but McMahon nails it for Diamonds

THE gold medal match for netball at the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester is remembered for being one of the greatest matches in the sport’s history.

Fri 23 Mar 2018

Firebirds star Geitz back in the groove

Firebirds star Geitz back in the groove

Laura Geitz could not imagine a better way to help finetune her preparation for next month’s Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast than a test against the best

Thu 22 Mar 2018

FORCED INTO FUSION

FORCED INTO FUSION

Blazers netball team had no choice but to merge with rival club

Sun 18 Mar 2018

Diamonds’ Commonwealth Games gold may take time

Diamonds’ Commonwealth Games gold may take time

WITH two of the five gold medal games for netball at the Commonwealth Games have been decided in sudden-death double overtime, Australian coach Lisa Alexander is...

Fri 16 Mar 2018

Diamonds soak up pressure of favouritism

Diamonds soak up pressure of favouritism

Australia's netball team is drawing inspiration from New Zealand's All Blacks ahead of the Commonwealth Games.

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