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NZCity
Quad Series skippers lead from the frontthe experience. "I'm quite direct and honest, I like to be myself and I don't
Quad Series skippers lead from the front
NZCity / Posted yesterday
the experience. "I'm quite direct and honest, I like to be myself and I don't pretend to be anyone else," the 31-year-old Queensland Firebirds star said. "I like to hold people accountable for what they're meant to be doing, to drive standards,... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Illawarra should still shoot for elite futureChampionship winner Laura Geitz backs further Australian netball league expansi
Illawarra should still shoot for elite future
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
Championship winner Laura Geitz backs further Australian netball league expansion Eagles fly: Title-winning Queensland Firebirds defender Laura Geitz with the Wollongong Disability Trust Eagles. Picture: Sylvia Liber CHAMPIONSHIP-winning star Laura... Read more
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SportsFan
Firebirds coach to join Aussie staffRoselee Jencke to the Diamonds' coaching staff in the build-up to the 2019 netb
Firebirds coach to join Aussie staff
SportsFan / Posted 9 days ago
Roselee Jencke to the Diamonds' coaching staff in the build-up to the 2019 netball World Cup. Jencke, who has led the Queensland Firebirds to back-to-back titles, will work alongside head coach Lisa Alexander as a defensive specialist. She'll... Read more
9d
SportsFan
Diamonds start 2018 Comm Games campaignMore Netball News She's just about recovered from the Queensland Firebirds' dr
Diamonds start 2018 Comm Games campaign
SportsFan / Posted 9 days ago
More Netball News She's just about recovered from the Queensland Firebirds' dramatic trans-Tasman netball championship grand final win, and now Clare McMeniman is casting one eye on the road to the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. McMeniman was... Read more
9d
SportsFan
Lightning storm into new netball compyellow and purple but will wear a predominantly yellow playing strip, ensuring
Lightning storm into new netball comp
SportsFan / Posted 9 days ago
yellow and purple but will wear a predominantly yellow playing strip, ensuring there is no clash with new arch-rivals the Queensland Firebirds. "Right from the outset, we said this team and region needed its own identity," Storm CEO Dave Donaghy... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Lightning storm into netball focusrecruiting window for all sides is yet to open. The clubs colours are purple,
Lightning storm into netball focus
The Courier Mail / Posted 9 days ago
recruiting window for all sides is yet to open. The clubs colours are purple, black and gold. Their nearest rivals, the Queensland Firebirds don purple, gold and white. Taurua said she had no hesitation crossing the Tasman to be part of the new... Read more
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University of Queensland
Business and community leaders honoured in UQ Alumni Awardsto University life. Sportswoman of the Year Ms Gabrielle Simpson – National a
Business and community leaders honoured in UQ Alumni Awards
University of Queensland / Posted 11 days ago
to University life. Sportswoman of the Year Ms Gabrielle Simpson – National and international netballer playing for the Queensland Firebirds and the Australian Diamonds Sportsman of the Year Mr Dane Bird-Smith – Rio 2016 Olympic bronze... Read more
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University of Queensland
Business and community leaders honoured in UQ Alumni Awardto University life. Sportswoman of the Year Ms Gabrielle Simpson – National a
Business and community leaders honoured in UQ Alumni Award
University of Queensland / Posted 12 days ago
to University life. Sportswoman of the Year Ms Gabrielle Simpson – National and international netballer playing for the Queensland Firebirds and the Australian Diamonds Sportsman of the Year Mr Dane Bird-Smith – Rio 2016 Olympic bronze... Read more
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Perth Now
Fever midcourter gets talent camp inviteDiamonds coach Lisa Alexander and national selectors Anne Sargeant and Michelle
Fever midcourter gets talent camp invite
Perth Now / Posted 14 days ago
Diamonds coach Lisa Alexander and national selectors Anne Sargeant and Michelle Wilkins. After two years with the Queensland Firebirds, Simmons returned to Fever last season, finishing with 205 centre pass receives and 116 goal... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Former Aussie netballers to share their knowledgethe best on Friday evening with two former Australian representatives coming to
Former Aussie netballers to share their knowledge
Daily Liberal / Posted 15 days ago
the best on Friday evening with two former Australian representatives coming to town. Rebecca Bulley in action for the Queensland Firebirds. Natalie Bode (front) celebrating one of her two World Championship wins. Photos: GETTY IMAGES LOCAL... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Firebirds coach earns national honourQUEENSLAND Firebirds coach Roselee Jencke has been appointed Australian Diamond
Firebirds coach earns national honour
The Courier Mail / Posted 15 days ago
QUEENSLAND Firebirds coach Roselee Jencke has been appointed Australian Diamonds assistant coach heading into the 2018 Commonwealth Games and the 2019 Netball World Cup. Jencke will be the defensive specialist for the world champion Diamonds who... Read more
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Queensland Times
Sporting mum enjoying Flyers stintLions team Grant previously played in was the tier 1 competition, a level below
Sporting mum enjoying Flyers stint
Queensland Times / Posted 16 days ago
Lions team Grant previously played in was the tier 1 competition, a level below the national championship-winning Queensland Firebirds. The SEQ Challenge provides quality contests each week for middle tier representative players. The... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Triathlete in mid-air dramaonto the sideline as a commentator for Saturday’s Newcastle Knights versus Cant
Triathlete in mid-air drama
Daily Telegraph / Posted 19 days ago
onto the sideline as a commentator for Saturday’s Newcastle Knights versus Canterbury Bulldogs game. SIX players from the Queensland Firebirds and NSW Swifts have made the cut for the Australian Diamonds upcoming Quad series against New Zealand,... Read more
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The Age
The Olympic Games have lost the magic - and Rio will show whyis standing for the City of Sydney Council elections in September, on a platfor
The Olympic Games have lost the magic - and Rio will show why
The Age / Posted 19 days ago
is standing for the City of Sydney Council elections in September, on a platform of helping the homeless. Vote for him! Queensland Firebirds: Deja vu all over again as they broke the hearts of the NSW Swifts in an epic Grand Final, winning 69 to... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Rio 2016 Day 1-2: How Aussie women are faringonto the sideline as a commentator for Saturday’s Newcastle Knights versus Cant
Rio 2016 Day 1-2: How Aussie women are faring
Daily Telegraph / Posted 19 days ago
onto the sideline as a commentator for Saturday’s Newcastle Knights versus Canterbury Bulldogs game. SIX players from the Queensland Firebirds and NSW Swifts have made the cut for the Australian Diamonds upcoming Quad series against New Zealand,... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Women the strength behind men of leagueonto the sideline as a commentator for Saturday’s Newcastle Knights versus Cant
Women the strength behind men of league
Daily Telegraph / Posted 20 days ago
onto the sideline as a commentator for Saturday’s Newcastle Knights versus Canterbury Bulldogs game. SIX players from the Queensland Firebirds and NSW Swifts have made the cut for the Australian Diamonds upcoming Quad series against New Zealand,... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Queensland Firebirds honoured in Brisbane tickertape parade Fans of the Queensland Firebirds have lined the streets of Brisbane's CBD to
Queensland Firebirds honoured in Brisbane tickertape parade
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 20 days ago
Fans of the Queensland Firebirds have lined the streets of Brisbane's CBD to congratulate the team on their netball premiership. A week after their 69-67 double extra time win over the NSW... Read more
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Perth Now
Hundreds join Brisbane Firebirds paradeHundreds of netball fans have celebrated the Queensland Firebirds' back-to-back
Hundreds join Brisbane Firebirds parade
Perth Now / Posted 20 days ago
Hundreds of netball fans have celebrated the Queensland Firebirds' back-to-back trans-Tasman titles during a ticker-tape parade in Brisbane's CBD. Streamers rained down on the cavalcade of vintage cars ferrying the victorious players from the Queen... Read more
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20d
NZCity
Hundreds join Firebirds for paradeHundreds of netball fans have celebrated the Queensland Firebirds' back-to-back
Hundreds join Firebirds for parade
NZCity / Posted 20 days ago
Hundreds of netball fans have celebrated the Queensland Firebirds' back-to-back trans-Tasman titles during a ticker-tape parade in Brisbane's CBD. Streamers rained down on the cavalcade of vintage cars ferrying the victorious players from the Queen... Read more
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Weekly Times
Hundreds join Brisbane Firebirds paradeHundreds of netball fans have celebrated the Queensland Firebirds' back-to-back
Hundreds join Brisbane Firebirds parade
Weekly Times / Posted 20 days ago
Hundreds of netball fans have celebrated the Queensland Firebirds' back-to-back trans-Tasman titles during a ticker-tape parade in Brisbane's CBD. Streamers rained down on the cavalcade of vintage cars ferrying the victorious players from the Queen... Read more
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Herald Sun
Hundreds join Brisbane Firebirds paradeHundreds of netball fans have celebrated the Queensland Firebirds' back-to-back
Hundreds join Brisbane Firebirds parade
Herald Sun / Posted 20 days ago
Hundreds of netball fans have celebrated the Queensland Firebirds' back-to-back trans-Tasman titles during a ticker-tape parade in Brisbane's CBD. Streamers rained down on the cavalcade of vintage cars ferrying the victorious players from the Queen... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Hundreds join Brisbane Firebirds paradeHundreds of netball fans have celebrated the Queensland Firebirds' back-to-back
Hundreds join Brisbane Firebirds parade
The Courier Mail / Posted 20 days ago
Hundreds of netball fans have celebrated the Queensland Firebirds' back-to-back trans-Tasman titles during a ticker-tape parade in Brisbane's CBD. Streamers rained down on the cavalcade of vintage cars ferrying the victorious players from the Queen... Read more
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News.com.au
Hundreds join Brisbane Firebirds paradeHundreds of netball fans have celebrated the Queensland Firebirds' back-to-back
Hundreds join Brisbane Firebirds parade
News.com.au / Posted 20 days ago
Hundreds of netball fans have celebrated the Queensland Firebirds' back-to-back trans-Tasman titles during a ticker-tape parade in Brisbane's CBD. Streamers rained down on the cavalcade of vintage cars ferrying the victorious players from the Queen... Read more
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20d
Brisbane Times
Inside the Gympie Muster - from where it all began to the newest songsJohn Williamson - who played at the very first Gympie Muster and will also play
Inside the Gympie Muster - from where it all began to the newest songs
Brisbane Times / Posted 20 days ago
John Williamson - who played at the very first Gympie Muster and will also play at this year's - tells how a meeting with Queensland Firebirds captain Laura Geitz inspired his latest single Aussie Girls. It is all part of the rich folk history of... Read more
21d
Canberra Times
The Olympic Games have lost the magic - and Rio will show whyis standing for the City of Sydney Council elections in September, on a platfor
The Olympic Games have lost the magic - and Rio will show why
Canberra Times / Posted 21 days ago
is standing for the City of Sydney Council elections in September, on a platform of helping the homeless. Vote for him! Queensland Firebirds: Deja vu all over again as they broke the hearts of the NSW Swifts in an epic Grand Final, winning 69 to... Read more
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21d
The Age
Netball: No Laura Geitz, for now, but Madi Robinson returns for Diamonds(Western Australia, West Coast Fever)* April Brandley (New South Wales, West C
Netball: No Laura Geitz, for now, but Madi Robinson returns for Diamonds
The Age / Posted 21 days ago
(Western Australia, West Coast Fever)* April Brandley (New South Wales, West Coast Fever)* Laura Geitz (Queensland, Queensland Firebirds) Paige Hadley (New South Wales, NSW Swifts) Sharni Layton (Victoria, NSW Swifts)* Kristiana Manu'a... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Netball: No Laura Geitz, for now, but Madi Robinson returns for Diamonds(Western Australia, West Coast Fever)* April Brandley (New South Wales, West C
Netball: No Laura Geitz, for now, but Madi Robinson returns for Diamonds
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 21 days ago
(Western Australia, West Coast Fever)* April Brandley (New South Wales, West Coast Fever)* Laura Geitz (Queensland, Queensland Firebirds) Paige Hadley (New South Wales, NSW Swifts) Sharni Layton (Victoria, NSW Swifts)* Kristiana Manu'a... Read more
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21d
Sydney Morning Herald
The Olympic Games have lost the magic - and Rio will show whyis standing for the City of Sydney Council elections in September, on a platfor
The Olympic Games have lost the magic - and Rio will show why
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 21 days ago
is standing for the City of Sydney Council elections in September, on a platform of helping the homeless. Vote for him! Queensland Firebirds: Deja vu all over again as they broke the hearts of the NSW Swifts in an epic Grand Final, winning 69 to... Read more
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22d
Queensland Times
Firebirds become Qld's new fan favouritesporting side, I would suggest a lot of female supporters have found a new spor
Firebirds become Qld's new fan favourite
Queensland Times / Posted 22 days ago
sporting side, I would suggest a lot of female supporters have found a new sporting outfit to idolise. That's the Queensland Firebirds. The Firebirds have gained a lot of new followers after their thrilling double overtime victory in the... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Silver Ferns star snares NSW Swifts MVPsecond successive grand final last Sunday in Brisbane. NSW Swifts Laura Langma
Silver Ferns star snares NSW Swifts MVP
Daily Telegraph / Posted 22 days ago
second successive grand final last Sunday in Brisbane. NSW Swifts Laura Langman flies high for the NSW Swifts against the Queensland Firebirds. “She is remarkable both on and off the court,’’ said Layton, who picked up the NSW Swifts Members... Read more
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22d
Daily Telegraph
‘The biggest, raddest thing ever’onto the sideline as a commentator for Saturday’s Newcastle Knights versus Cant
‘The biggest, raddest thing ever’
Daily Telegraph / Posted 22 days ago
onto the sideline as a commentator for Saturday’s Newcastle Knights versus Canterbury Bulldogs game. SIX players from the Queensland Firebirds and NSW Swifts have made the cut for the Australian Diamonds upcoming Quad series against New Zealand,... Read more
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Adelaide Now
T-Birds overlooked for Diamonds squadANZ Championship with 410 goals from 473 attempts. Pettitt shot 28 goals in re
T-Birds overlooked for Diamonds squad
Adelaide Now / Posted 22 days ago
ANZ Championship with 410 goals from 473 attempts. Pettitt shot 28 goals in regulation time of the grand final loss to the Queensland Firebirds in Brisbane on Sunday before being replaced by Wood in extra time. Triumphant World Cup captain Laura... Read more
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The Courier Mail
T-Birds overlooked for Diamonds squadANZ Championship with 410 goals from 473 attempts. Pettitt shot 28 goals in re
T-Birds overlooked for Diamonds squad
The Courier Mail / Posted 22 days ago
ANZ Championship with 410 goals from 473 attempts. Pettitt shot 28 goals in regulation time of the grand final loss to the Queensland Firebirds in Brisbane on Sunday before being replaced by Wood in extra time. Triumphant World Cup captain Laura... Read more
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SportsFan
Wright stays as Swifts netball coachNSW Swifts coach Rob Wright are definitely staying put. Sunday's epic double o
Wright stays as Swifts netball coach
SportsFan / Posted 22 days ago
NSW Swifts coach Rob Wright are definitely staying put. Sunday's epic double overtime grand final between the Swifts and Queensland Firebirds brought the curtain down on the trans-Tasman competition after nine years. The two countries will stage... Read more
22d
Daily Telegraph
A new voice in rugby leaguea female commissioner in Cathy Harris and 13 board members across the 16 clubs.
A new voice in rugby league
Daily Telegraph / Posted 22 days ago
a female commissioner in Cathy Harris and 13 board members across the 16 clubs. Interact with Us SIX players from the Queensland Firebirds and NSW Swifts have made the cut for the Australian Diamonds upcoming Quad series against New Zealand,... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Downs stars share national captaincyof the 12-player squad contesting the quad series. It caps a great week for Mc
Downs stars share national captaincy
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 22 days ago
of the 12-player squad contesting the quad series. It caps a great week for McMeniman after she and Geitz helped the Queensland Firebirds make ANZ Championship history by becoming the only team to go back-to-back after a thrilling double... Read more
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22d
The Courier Mail
Swifts, Firebirds rewarded for grand final stunnerSIX players from the memorable 2016 ANZ Championship decider between the Queens
Swifts, Firebirds rewarded for grand final stunner
The Courier Mail / Posted 22 days ago
SIX players from the memorable 2016 ANZ Championship decider between the Queensland Firebirds and NSW Swifts have made the cut for the Australian Diamonds upcoming Quad series against New Zealand, South Africa and England. Stellar defender Sharni... Read more
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22d
Daily Telegraph
Swifts, Firebirds rewarded for grand final stunnerNSW Swifts, Queensland Firebirds rewarded for netball grand final thriller, Dia
Swifts, Firebirds rewarded for grand final stunner
Daily Telegraph / Posted 22 days ago
NSW Swifts, Queensland Firebirds rewarded for netball grand final thriller, Diamonds, women in sport, Swoop | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website NSW Swifts,... Read more
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Queensland Times
Twin SEQ wins timely as Flyers seek revengecapable of beating everyone in the competition if they maintain their consisten
Twin SEQ wins timely as Flyers seek revenge
Queensland Times / Posted 23 days ago
capable of beating everyone in the competition if they maintain their consistent form over four quarters. And seeing the Queensland Firebirds win the national title in double over-time rubs off on players at all representative levels. "It just... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Pies cast talent net far and wideBassett was spotted at the club last month meeting with Collingwood officials,
Pies cast talent net far and wide
The Courier Mail / Posted 23 days ago
Bassett was spotted at the club last month meeting with Collingwood officials, while the management of several of the Queensland Firebirds’ championship winning stars have also been approached. New South Wales Swifts’ enforcer Layton’s name... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Short and Sweet: A fightback and a comebackwill be unlikely to forget for quite some time. The best-ever decider of the n
Short and Sweet: A fightback and a comeback
Daily Telegraph / Posted 23 days ago
will be unlikely to forget for quite some time. The best-ever decider of the nine-year ANZ Championship was won by the Queensland Firebirds in sudden-death. It was the first time a game was decided this way with the Firebirds running out 69-67... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Edgy Layton plays with twinkle-eye devilChampionship final. But the bright spotlight that shone on an exhausting, thri
Edgy Layton plays with twinkle-eye devil
Daily Telegraph / Posted 24 days ago
Championship final. But the bright spotlight that shone on an exhausting, thrilling double over-time decider against the Queensland Firebirds revealed an Australian sporting hero. A different kind of hero. A strong, talented, tough, mouthy,... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Edgy Layton plays with twinkle-eye devilChampionship final. But the bright spotlight that shone on an exhausting, thri
Edgy Layton plays with twinkle-eye devil
The Courier Mail / Posted 24 days ago
Championship final. But the bright spotlight that shone on an exhausting, thrilling double over-time decider against the Queensland Firebirds revealed an Australian sporting hero. A different kind of hero. A strong, talented, tough, mouthy,... Read more
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Herald Sun
Taurua set to coach Storm’s netball teamTaurua guided Southern Steel to the minor premiership in an undefeated home-and
Taurua set to coach Storm’s netball team
Herald Sun / Posted 25 days ago
Taurua guided Southern Steel to the minor premiership in an undefeated home-and-away season before losing to title winners Queensland Firebirds in the semi-finals. But Steel’s star import, giant Jamaican goal shooter Jhaniele Fowler-Reid, will not... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Former Melbourne Vixens coach Julie Hoornweg to coach new Auckland sideinaugural season of the ANZ elite netball league. The ANZ Championship came to
Former Melbourne Vixens coach Julie Hoornweg to coach new Auckland side
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 25 days ago
inaugural season of the ANZ elite netball league. The ANZ Championship came to a thrilling end over the weekend, with the Queensland Firebirds claiming a tense double overtime victory over the NSW Swifts. Attention has now turned to gearing up for... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Taurua set to coach Storm’s netball teamTaurua guided Southern Steel to the minor premiership in an undefeated home-and
Taurua set to coach Storm’s netball team
The Courier Mail / Posted 25 days ago
Taurua guided Southern Steel to the minor premiership in an undefeated home-and-away season before losing to title winners Queensland Firebirds in the semi-finals. But Steel’s star import, giant Jamaican goal shooter Jhaniele Fowler-Reid, will not... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
NSW Swifts coach Rob Wright re-signs for another three seasonsto be held together. So close: Swifts players on the bench react during the 20
NSW Swifts coach Rob Wright re-signs for another three seasons
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 25 days ago
to be held together. So close: Swifts players on the bench react during the 2016 ANZ Championship Grand Final between the Queensland Firebirds and NSW at Brisbane Entertainment Centre. Photo: Jason O'Brien "The last couple of days there's that... Read more
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Canberra Times
NSW Swifts coach Rob Wright re-signs for another three seasonsto be held together. So close: Swifts players on the bench react during the 20
NSW Swifts coach Rob Wright re-signs for another three seasons
Canberra Times / Posted 25 days ago
to be held together. So close: Swifts players on the bench react during the 2016 ANZ Championship Grand Final between the Queensland Firebirds and NSW at Brisbane Entertainment Centre. Photo: Jason O'Brien "The last couple of days there's that... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Classic grand final raises bar for netball ahead of new competitionQueensland Firebirds' grand final win over NSW Swifts raises the bar for Austra
Classic grand final raises bar for netball ahead of new competition
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 25 days ago
Queensland Firebirds' grand final win over NSW Swifts raises the bar for Australian netball Anyone who witnessed yesterday's trans-Tasman grand final would have shared my sentiments. Nerves through the roof, no fingernails left, on the edge of your... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Wright on top as junior stuns surfingdown by the burden of what they can achieve in Rio. THE NSW Swifts have fallen
Wright on top as junior stuns surfing
Daily Telegraph / Posted 25 days ago
down by the burden of what they can achieve in Rio. THE NSW Swifts have fallen agonisingly short of the top prize in world domestic netball for the second year, downed by the history-making Queensland Firebirds in double extra time sudde... Read more
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