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 […]

Foundation Shooter Re-Signs

Sunshine Coast Lightning Vice Captain Steph Wood will continue to lead the Club’s attack end in 2022, officially re-signing with the Club this week. The 29-year-old’s incredible smarts and long range shooting accuracy will remain a feature of Lightning’s competitive game, working in conjunction with fellow Origin Diamond Cara Koenen. The foundation player has been […]

Lightning Land Elite Defender Tara Hinchliffe

In a major coup for the Club, Sunshine Coast Lightning can today announce the signing of Tara Hinchliffe to the 2022 team. The former Queensland Firebirds Vice Captain is a welcome addition to Lightning’s circle defence. Hinchliffe is a tenacious and talented young defender who has made a mark on the Suncorp Super Netball competition […]

Versatile Shimmin Re-Signs With Sunshine Coast

Kate Shimmin has become the second player to re-sign with Sunshine Coast Lightning as the team begin to shore up their stocks in both attack and defence. Shimmin possesses a real versatility, capable of playing across all three defence positions – providing a unique point of difference in each with her incredible reach and athleticism. […]

Cara Koenen Loyal To Lightning

World-class shooter Cara Koenen has become Sunshine Coast Lightning’s first confirmed signing for 2022, with the Club poised to reveal its full player contingent in the coming weeks. The foundation Lightning player and current Origin Diamond has dominated the Suncorp Super Netball competition in recent years, cementing her spot as an world class, mobile shooter. […]

McAuliffe To Depart Lightning

Sunshine Coast Lightning will farewell foundation player Maddy McAuliffe at the end of this month after making the decision to step away from netball. McAuliffe made the difficult decision to forego Lightning’s offer and instead refocus on her career outside of netball in the legal field. “I feel incredibly privileged to be offered another contract […]

Loyal Volunteer Earns Plaudits

Tanya Morcom is a friendly, familiar face for anyone who has been to a Sunshine Coast Lightning home game in the past five seasons. The foundation Member and volunteer has been closely associated with the Club since its inception, seen hard at work at each home game. At Friday evening’s A Night With Lightning gala […]