Monday, 16th September, 2019

Netball

West Leagues and Souths battling for slice of history in Greater Open grand final

Souths and West Leagues both come into the historic televised Greater Open Championship on Saturday afternoon with dynasties behind them. The two-time reigning Newcastle champions Wests are looking to make it three in 2019, while...

‘These girls are born to win’: Souths book sixth straight Greater Open final appearance

Souths are set to play their sixth consecutive Greater Open Championship decider next Saturday, after defeating second-placed Forsythes 53-49 in a tight clash at Hunter Sports High's indoor courts in the preliminary final. The Lions,...

Team friendships guiding Scone star Olivia Taylor into bright netball future

When Scone's Olivia Taylor first started playing netball in 2011 she enjoyed the sport, but it wasn't just the competitiveness and the action that kept her coming back to the court. What kept her...

Defending champions West Leagues storm into third straight final – photos, video

West Leagues Balance 1 stormed into a third straight Greater Open Championship grand final with a 56-30 victory over Forsythes Business Advisors. The defending champions claimed a fast-paced 17-4 lead in the opening quarter and...

Claire Kowald: ‘I want to play Premier League. I want to test myself against...

Claire Kowald has always wanted to push herself to the limits. The young shooter started her representative career with Singleton's junior system, before making the swap to Charlestown for under 15s and 17s. After five...

‘We haven’t even hit our peak yet’: Young Lions roar in opening weekend of...

Souths have called on their young stars of the future as they take another step closer to the Greater Open Championship grand final, defeating a red-hot Nova outfit 43-23 on Saturday afternoon in the...

Maddi Mueller looking to give back to Lakeside stars with new netball lessons

Maddie Mueller has been on a rising path of success since graduating from Lakeside Netball in recent years, and now she's looking to give some of the knowledge she's learned from her games back...

Nova looking to spoil Souths perennial finals history: ‘We’re going in really confident’

Nova are looking to snap perennial grand finalists Souths' six-year history of playing in the Greater Open Championship decider when the two clubs meet face-to-face for the third time this season on Saturday afternoon. The...

West Leagues leave it late to claim Greater Open premiership in Newcastle’s final round

West Leagues Balance 1 have finished as minor premiers in the Greater Open Championship for the third year in a row, but it wasn't until the final fixture of the season that the top...

Bree Donaldson mixes family passion with English teachings for the perfect play

It always seemed so natural for Briannah Donaldson to start playing netball. Her older sisters had already been playing for years by the time she put on her first pinny in kindergarten. Since then the...