WALSH RULED OUT OF ROUND 10 MATCH

Sunshine Coast Lightning will be without defender Kate Walsh for tomorrows Round 10 clash against NSW Swifts, through government COVID-19 health and safety protocols. Lightning Nominated Athlete, Bridey Condren has been announced as a replacement player for the match. Tickets are on sale for Lightning v Swifts match at USC Stadium on Tuesday 17 May 2022, […]

NOT DONE YET

Sunshine Coast Lightning still have some tricks up their sleeve as they enter a season-defining week that will determine if their finals dynasty extends to a sixth consecutive series.  Despite Saturday night’s 74-65 Suncorp Super Netball loss to the league-leading West Coast Fever, Lightning remains a mathematical chance of reaching the finals if they rebound […]

SCHERIAN RULED OUT OF ROUND 9 MATCH

Sunshine Coast Lightning will be without mid-courter Laura Scherian for tomorrows Round 9 clash against West Coast Fever, through government COVID-19 health and safety protocols. Lightning Nominated Athlete, Jada Gafa has been announced as a replacement player for the match. Tickets are on sale for Lightning v West Coast Fever match at USC Stadium on […]

NEW LIGHTNING TO TACKLE SSN LEADING FEVER

Stop Jhaniele Fowler or shut down the West Coast Fever feeders?  Sunshine Coast Lightning Coach Kylee Byrne says it’s reasonable to ask for both in the side’s Suncorp Super Netball Pride Match against the league-leading Fever on Saturday.  The question over how to limit the influence of Fever shooter Fowler has almost become a rhetorical […]

LIGHTNING AND FEVER UNITE FOR PRIDE MATCH

Fierce rivals on court and allies off it, the Sunshine Coast Lightning and West Coast Fever will celebrate Pride Match ‘AS ONE’ when they meet in Suncorp Super Netball’s Round 9 clash at USC Stadium on Saturday. While both clubs will boldly contest the four competition points, they stand united in their desire to promote […]

CHALLENGE ACCEPTED

Sunshine Coast Lightning have accepted the challenge of a testing run home if they are to keep their unblemished finals qualification record intact. Saturday night’s 51-44 Suncorp Super Netball loss to the Adelaide Thunderbirds meant Lightning must win at least five of their remaining six matches to extend their sequence of five consecutive finals appearances. […]

FROM YELLOW AND NAVY TO GREEN AND GOLD FOR BLACK

Ava Black continues to excel on her netball pathway after being selected in the 19/U Australian squad for 2022-23.  The Sunshine Coast Lightning training partner and Queensland Vice-Captain was one of 26 19/U squad members chosen following the 2022 National Netball Championships in Hobart.  Nine of those players already are involved with Suncorp Super Netball […]

ONWARD AND UPWARD FOR LIGHTNING

There’s more than one way to react to the Sunshine Coast Lightning’s last start Suncorp Super Netball loss, according to Assistant Coach Vicki Wilson. Looking forward, not back, is the priority for the team as they prepare for Saturday’s home game against the seventh-placed Adelaide Thunderbirds. “Playing the Thunderbirds is a wonderful opportunity to get […]

BONDS EVEN TIGHTER AFTER GIANTS LOSS

Sunshine Coast Lightning will use the solidarity built during a challenging Round 7 as a launchpad for the second half of the Suncorp Super Netball season.  Sunshine Coast sit in sixth place on the ladder, just one win and percentage outside the top four after their 82-54 loss to GIANTS Netball at USC Stadium on […]

KOENEN RULED OUT OF ROUND 7 CLASH

Sunshine Coast Lightning will be without shooter Cara Koenen for today’s Round 7 match against GIANTS Netball, through COVID-19 health and safety protocols. Lightning Nominated Athlete, Annika Lee Jones has been announced as replacement player for today’s match. Tickets are on sale now for the Lightning v GIANTS match at USC Stadium on Sunday 1 […]