Friday, 10th July, 2020

Netball

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...

BNC deliver Forsythes first loss of the season as finals door slams shut on...

BNC have done what no other team has been able to this season, knocking over league leaders Forsythes in the second last round. In a cruel twist of fate, however, the Whanau squad will...

Sam Poolman’s ever-growing Aspire program adds new area expansions in third year

Sam Poolman's development program Aspire is set to expand again in its third year, with Tamworth and Wyong joining the academy family in 2019. As well as the new joiners, Poolman confirmed all associations from...

‘Our job’s not done’: Hunters climb out of danger zone with Illawarra victory –...

A late-game comeback for Hunter against table rivals Illawarra has kept the young roster floating three points clear of the Metro League drop-zone with just five rounds left in Netball NSW's state competition. Hunter slipped...

‘On song’ shooters lift Nova to vital victory as postseason picture sharpens – photos

The Greater Open Championship's postseason picture has become a little clearer after Nova staged a successful second-half fight back against finals rivals BNC as Newcastle Netball celebrated its first Indigenous Round on Saturday afternoon. Last...

Newcastle Netball to celebrate first-ever Indigenous Round this weekend

Newcastle Netball is set to celebrate its inaugural Indigenous Round this Saturday with Greater Open Championship and Greater 23s teams to wear artwork-adorned bibs for the event, the association announced this week. The association will...

Charlestown Netball raises more than $3,800 for Ronald McDonald House with crazy sock day

Charlestown Netball's crazy sock day during Round 12 on Saturday was again a rousing success, with the association raising more than $3,800 through red-and-white sock sales to be donated to Ronald McDonald House. Teams across...

Hunter trio share stories of resilience, strength with young sports stars at education seminar

Nearly one hundred young female sports stars and their parents from the Hunter region hung on every word at Hunter Sports High's gymnasium as Cassidy McLean, Gema Simon, and Sam Poolman shared their stories...