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WNBL: Townsville Fire too hot for Dandenong Rangers

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

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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Melbourne Boomers take heart from narrow finals loss to Townsville Fire

It's mine: Townsville's Suzy Batkovic was a tower of strength.

Roy Ward The Melbourne Boomers' WNBL finals run ended at the first hurdle on Saturday.

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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...

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Canberra Capitals star Abby Bishop wants to shut down Suzy Batkovic, the Townsville Fire's most dangerous weapon

SPORT: Canberra Capitals v Bendigo Bank Spirit at the AIS Arena, Canberra. Capitals player Abby Bishop reacts during the match. 20th October 2013. Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times.

Chris Dutton Abby Bishop is hoping she can use her intricate knowledge of Suzy Batkovic to her advantage on Friday.

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Townsville Fire looks certain to play finals after productive weekend

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Bendigo has vice-like grip on WNBL minor premiership and four finalists appear all but settled.

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Townsville Fire on a roll in WNBL

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

Boomers set to face WNBL big guns Lauren Jackson and Liz Cambage

Stars: Lauren Jackson and Liz Cambage.

Roy Ward WNBL opening round to pit two biggest recruits against Melbourne Boomers.

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Lauren Jackson to be the intimidator as veteran Capitals aim for WNBL finals

Carly Wilson has re-signed with the Caps.

Chris Dutton Lauren Jackson the "intimidator" as Carly Wilson re-signs with the Canberra Capitals.

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Rebecca Allen re-signs with Melbourne Boomers

Roy Ward Rebecca Allen has some of the quickest reflexes in the WNBL and it turns out her decision making is just as fast.

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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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Home win might be the end for basketballer Kristi Harrower

Bedigo Spirit captain Kristi Harrower

Roy Ward Sunday's WNBL grand final may be Kristi Harrower's fairytale retirement if the Spirit win.

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Grand final win again for Bendigo Spirit

Bendigo's Kristi Harrower

Roy Ward Bendigo has produced a blistering start and an equally sizzling finish to secure back-to-back WNBL titles with a 94-83 grand final win over Townsville.

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Four Canberra Capitals to be named in extended world championships squad

Capitals player Carley Mijovic has been named in the extended Opals squad for the world championships, along with Lauren Jackson, Abby Bishop and Nat Hurst.

David Polkinghorne Extremely mobile, great ball-handling skills and athletic - they're the tools Opals coach Brendan Joyce believes could help Canberra Capitals forward Carley Mijovic make the final squad for the world...

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Opals duo out of world basketball titles

Suzy Batkovic ... not going to the World Championships.

Sydney SYDNEY, March 20 AAP - Australia's women's basketball team have suffered a major blow ahead of their 2014 world championship campaign, with Opals stalwart Suzy Batkovic and WNBA star Jenna O'Hea both...

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Dandenong sneak into second in WNBL after road wins

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Dandenong have stolen a march on the other two contenders for second spot in the WNBL after dousing the red-hot Townsville Fire.

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Raise pay to keep players, urges Canberra Capitals skipper Jess Bibby

NEWS: Canberra Capitals L-R Jess Bibby and Natalie Hurst will co-captain the side this season..  3rd OCTOBER 2013. Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times.

Jon Tuxworth Capitals skipper Jess Bibby insists Natalie Hurst's early exit to play in Turkey has the support of senior players.

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Melbourne Boomers beat Logan Thunder in WNBL

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Roy Ward Melbourne Boomers made the most of their height advantage to beat Logan Thunder 74-63.

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Capitals feel pain in Townsville loss with Hurst gone

SPORT: Canberra Capitals v Townsville Fire at the AIS arena, Canberra..L-R Fire player Tiana Mangakahia reacts at Caps player Jessica Bibby.   .  9th February 2014. Photo by Melissa Adams of The Canberra Times

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Capitals experimented with their line-up in a 90-68 loss to Townsville at AIS Arena on Sunday.