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ABOUT LIGHTNING

August, 2016

Sunshine Coast Lightning begins as a joint venture between NRL Club Melbourne Storm and the University of the Sunshine Coast. The Sunshine Coast Council also influential in the Club securing one of the additional SSN licences. 

August, 2016

September, 2016

Contracting begins for the 2017 Suncorp Super Netball Season.

 

September, 2016

December, 2016

The inaugural Lightning dress is revealed and presented to the team.

December, 2016

June, 2017

 

Sunshine Coast Lightning win the Suncorp Super Netball Premiership against GIANTS Netball.

June, 2017

June, 2018

Sunshine Coast Lightning win the Suncorp Super Netball Premiership for the second year in a row against West Coast Fever.

June, 2018

February, 2019

 

USC Stadium (now called UniSC Arena) undergoes a $5 million redevelopment. 

February, 2019

November, 2021

 

 

 

 

 

Lightning, in collaboration with Melbourne Storm and UniSC, announce a change in partnership structure with Storm becoming sole owners. 

 

November, 2021