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Swifts enjoy tight netball win over Giants

The stellar Swifts have completed a NSW derby double with comeback victory over the Giants in Super Netball.

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Vixens overcome Firebirds in Super Netball

Melbourne Vixens have defeated the rock-bottom Queensland Firebirds 71-60 to consolidate their place in the top four of Super Netball.

Lightning beat Magpies in Ravaillion's 200th

South African international Karla Pretorius has led her champion Sunshine Coast Lightning to a 64-41 Super Netball win over the Collingwood Magpies.

Pressure on Matildas to avoid World Cup humiliation

Did an opening World Cup loss rattle Australia? Instead of worrying over high expectations, the Matildas insist that they are focused wholeheartedly on Brazil.

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Arnold in Matildas camp to support football family

Despite a stunning opening loss by the Australian women's team in the World Cup, Graham Arnold believes there's no reason to panic.

Katrina Gorry is the answer to Australia's World Cup problems

There has never been an Australian player, male or female, like Katrina Gorry. So why won't the midfield playmaker get a start under Ante Milicic?



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U.S. women make opening statement with record rout of Thailand

Paced by five goals from Alex Morgan, the U.S. women routed Thailand 13-0 as young midfielders made an immediate impact in their first World Cup.

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Subs help Netherlands survive close call against New Zealand

The Netherlands had plenty of chances to score but had to wait for the 92nd minute to break the deadlock against a tough New Zealand defense.



Barty: The stars alligned for me at Roland-Garros


On her terms and timeline, Ashleigh Barty climbs to top at French Open

Hailed as a phenom when she first hit the tennis stage at age 15, Ashleigh Barty soon landed on the same predictable path toward teenage tennis burnout. Instead, her instincts helped her make a detour, one that paid off with her first Grand Slam title.

Super Netball

Round 7

Swifts crush Firebirds in Super Netball

An injury to captain Maddy Proud has soured the NSW Swifts' 68-46 Suncorp Super Netball win over the Queensland Firebirds.

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Magpies stun Vixens in Super Netball derby

Tough defence and accurate second-half shooting from Shimona Nelson has guided Collingwood to a drought-breaking win over Super Netball rivals Melbourne Vixens.

Fever snatch Super Netball stalemate

West Coast secured their third draw of the Super Netball season after former their shooter Caitlin Bassett had a match-winning goal ruled out for the Giants.

Lightning too strong for Thunderbirds

Reigning champions Sunshine Coast have come from behind to beat Adelaide 59-53 in the first Super Netball match played in Darwin.

FIFA Women's World Cup

7 June - 7 July

VAR used for first time in women's football in Cup opener

History was made Friday when the video assistant referee was used for the first time in women's football at the Women's World Cup.

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France cruise to win in Women's World Cup opener

France beat South Korea 4-0 to win the opening match of the 2019 Women's World Cup on Friday.

Who is the best player at the Women's World Cup?

We rank the top 25 female football players who are set to take over at the Women's World Cup 2019 in France. Simply, they are the best of the best.

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