A Message From Karla Pretorius

Excitement is building towards Season 2022, with so much potential to uncover. My teammates – new and existing – are already back in the gym and out on court working hard at pre-season training. Now we need you, our loyal fans, to commit and join us on this next chapter as we welcome you with […]

Join The Lightning Family In 2022

Now is the time to join Sunshine Coast Lightning as the Club embarks on an exciting new chapter ahead of Season 6! Every week our athletes, coaches and staff work hard and leave nothing out on court to ensure we make our Members proud. Our Members are an important part of every win, every final, […]

Sunshine Coast Close To Hinchliffe’s Heart

The excitement of meeting your favourite professional netball player growing up is a memory that Tara Hinchliffe often reflects on when pulling on a netball dress or when asked to community appearances. Sunshine Coast Lightning prides itself on being a community Club and it seems the new recruit will transition seamlessly into the team both […]

Voge Reviews Lightning Born To Shine Series

Sunshine Coast Lightning’s Australian Netball Championship side recently went on a competitive regional tour as part of the Born to Shine series. The four-game tournament, held across Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast and Toowoomba, provided a development opportunity for players in the inaugural Lightning ANC side, playing against the QLD Sapphires, QLD Suns Men’s open side […]

Lightning Announce Final Midcourt Signing

Sunshine Coast Lightning’s 2022 playing roster is officially complete with the Club today announcing new signing Annie Miller. The young midcourter is comfortable at both Wing Attack and Centre and has shown immense talent while emerging through the NSW pathways, including as a GIANTS Training Partner in 2021. Miller made her Suncorp Super Netball debut […]

Karla Pretorius To Return to Lightning

Well-respected Captain Karla Pretorius will remain in Sunshine Coast Lightning colours in 2022, officially re-signing with the Club. The South African native will return to the Sunshine Coast for a sixth season, bolstering the Club’s defensive circle. Pretorius is one of two athletes to play in each of Lightning’s 80 matches since the Club’s inception, […]

Foundation Lightning Midcourt Re-Signs

Sunshine Coast Lightning mainstay Laura Scherian is the next player to put pen to paper, committing to the Club ahead of the 2022 Suncorp Super Netball season. The prolific midcourter has been instrumental in each of Lightning’s 80 games, rotating through Wing Attack and Centre. Scherian regularly leads Lightning for goal assists and centre pass […]

Lightning Recruit Kadie-Ann Dehaney For 2022

Emerging circle defender Kadie-Ann Dehaney will join Sunshine Coast Lightning in 2022, after making the decision to leave Melboune Vixens at season’s end. The Jamaican international is at home playing either Goal Keeper or Goal Defence and will join Kate Shimmin and Tara Hinchliffe as defenders locked in for next season. Dehaney is agile and […]

Mahalia Cassidy Signs On For 2022

After an impressive 2021 campaign, Mahalia Cassidy has re-signed with Sunshine Coast Lightning ahead of next season. The midcourter seamlessly slotted into the Lightning environment this year and demonstrated real growth as a player – adding Wing Defence to her already versatile resume. The current Australian Development Squad member has proven to be a hard-working […]

Wood Named Diamonds Vice Captain

Sunshine Coast Lightning’s Steph Wood has earned the prestigious honour of being named the Origin Diamonds Vice Captain ahead of their upcoming international campaign. The representative side announced Wood’s leadership role alongside Captain Liz Watson in an official announcement this morning. The Diamonds captaincy selection went through a strenuous process, voted by their teammates as […]