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Basketball Australia puts WNBL under microscope in external review

Canberra Capitals' Lauren Jackson.

Jon Tuxworth Basketball Australia has begun a wide-scale external review into the WNBL.

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Australian Opal Hanna Zavecz signs with Canberra Capitals in WNBL

Canberra Capitals newest recruit Hanna Zavecz.

Jon Tuxworth Hanna Zavecz wants to help restore the Canberra Capitals as a force after signing with them for next season. 

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Canberra Capitals lose Alex Bunton to WNBL rival Adelaide Lightning

Alex Bunton in action for the Canberra Capitals against Dandenong Rangers.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Capitals have lost the battle to retain Alex Bunton.

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Canberra Capitals sign Adelaide WNBL star Stephanie Talbot

Sport,  Adelaide #5 Stephanie Talbot fouls Canberra Capitals #30 Michelle Cosier during the match at AIS. 9 November 2012. Photo: Jeffrey Chan.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Capitals have pulled off a major recruiting coup.

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Liz Cambage returns home and is ready to dominate WNBL season

Liz Cambage will come home to play for  Dandenong in the WNBL.

Roy Ward Australian Opals star Liz Cambage has signed with Dandenong Rangers for the WNBL season.

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High award hopes for Abby Bishop despite Canberra Capitals' WNBL loss

Sport. WNBL match at the AIS Arena between the Canberra Capitals (blue) and the Melbourne Boomers. Caps forward, Abby Bishop, looks for a way past Hayley Munro. January 25th. 2014 Canberra Times photograph by Graham Tidy.

Jon Tuxworth Jess Bibby says Canberra's disappointing campaign shouldn't derail Abby Bishop's WNBL MVP hopes.

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WNBL: Nat Hurst cashes in on Turkey offer

Chris Dutton Canberra Capitals star Nat Hurst has defended her decision to quit the club with two games left in the WNBL season.

WNBL: Canberra Capitals v Townsville Fire

Fire player Tiana Mangakahia reacts at Caps player Jessica Bibby.

Canberra Capitals v Townsville Fire at the AIS Arena, Canberra.

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Canberra Capitals' Jess Bibby slams WNBL awards system

Jon Tuxworth Jess Bibby has blasted Basketball Australia's move to end WNBL All-Star Five voting three weeks early.

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Bendigo Spirit through to another WNBL grand final

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Adam Bourke Bendigo Spirit is one win away from a second-straight WNBL championship.

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WNBL: Canberra Capitals' MVP award tops tough year for Abby Bishop

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(l-r) Carly Wilson, Isabelle Strunc, Abby Bishop and Sarah McAppion at the Canberra Capitals end of year dinner.
The Canberra Times
19 February 2014
Photo Jay Cronan

Chris Dutton Newly-crowned Canberra Capitals MVP Abby Bishop says she is a ''package deal'' with niece Zala.

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WNBL: Townsville Fire too hot for Dandenong Rangers

Alex Wilson of the Fire drives to the basket.

Roy Ward Dandenong Rangers fell at the penultimate hurdle for the second straight season in the WNBL preliminary final on Sunday.

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Bendigo coach claims WNBL underdog tag

Bendigo Spirit.

Bendigo coach Bernie Harrower cheekily insists his runaway WNBL minor premiers are the underdog for Sunday's grand final against Townsville and claims he has some new tricks to throw at the Fire.

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Bendigo Spirit attempts back-to-back WNBL titles

Kelsey Griffin of Bendigo Spirit.

Roy Ward Amid the celebrations during Bendigo Spirit's first WNBL title last year, coach Bernie Harrower didn't just tempt fate, he stared it in the eye.

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Sports commission to undertake major review of WNBL

Carrie Graf

Jon Tuxworth Basketball Australia has enlisted the ASC to undertake a broad review of the WNBL.

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Logan Thunder out of WNBL

Natalie Hurst of the Canberra Capitals and Kristen Veal of Logan Thunder during a WNBL game in December.

Roy Ward The WNBL will play with only eight teams next season after Logan Thunder withdrew from the league on Monday.

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Logan Thunder WNBL demise 'disappointing': Canberra Capitals

Carly Wilson of the Capitals in action against Logan Thunder last season. The Thunder have folded, which has left south-east Queensland without a top-tier basketball side.

Jon Tuxworth Outgoing Capitals chief Tony Jackson says it is staggering that south-east Queensland will be without a top-tier basketball side.

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Townsville Fire on a roll in WNBL

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Last season's losing WNBL grand finalist finally gaining momentum after notching its third straight win.

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Bendigo Spirit holds off Melbourne Boomers in WNBL

Boomer Tess Madgen  (centre) competes with Gabrielle Richards and Kristi Harrower.

Roy Ward Spirit centre Gabrielle Richards proved to be the difference in the match.

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WNBL: Townsville Fire force their way into top three

29 September 2011, sport, story by Chris Dutton, Canberra Times picture by STUART WALMSLEY. The Canberra Capitals continue preparation for the 2011/12 WNBL season. New signing Brigitte Ardossi.

Adrian Warren Townsville have forced their way into the WNBL top three, becoming the first non-Victorian team to do so in eight rounds, the Fire stretching their winning streak to five with two victories over...