Friday, 10th July, 2020

Netball

Newcastle superstar Sam Poolman re-signs with the Giants for two more years

Newcastle netball superstar Sam Poolman has committed to a further two years with the Giants in the Super Netball, the club confirmed on Tuesday. Poolman, who has already chalked up 73 caps in her storied...

West Leagues clinch championship three-peat on the historic silver screen

Two-time defending champions West Leagues Balance have completed the Greater Open Championship three-peat, building on their minor premiership from the regular season to claim a 45-27 victory over Souths in the Newcastle grand final. In...

Emrah Manning looking to prove she’s ready for the big leagues with new skills

Emrah Manning has had a hefty taste of competitive netball this season, playing for Hunter Netball in the Netball NSW Metro League, and being involved in West Leagues Balance's Under 23 squad in Newcastle's...

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...