Fever get final word in Vixens stoush

The lead-up had plenty of drama but the match was uneventful as West Coast Fever beat Melbourne Vixens 64-50 in their delayed Super Netball fixture in Brisbane on Thursday night. The two sides were denied their first meeting, scheduled for June 27, after the Vixens didn’t fly to Perth due to three players being denied […]

Swifts thump Vixens as Magpies’ Mentor prepares for game 200

NSW Swifts demonstrated how big the gulf is between top and bottom on the Super Netball ladder with a 62-48 win over Melbourne Vixens on Saturday. The Swifts may be away from Sydney indefinitely but they made John Cain Arena their own, crowding the Vixens attack and dominating possession to boost their percentage with four […]

Debutant delivers Vixens to first win in post-siren thriller

The Melbourne Vixens have won their first game of the season with a thrilling goal afterthe siren from debutant Rahni Samason, in what is the first of the two-week Super Netball Indigenous round. After being pipped at the post by the Magpies last week, the Queensland Firebirds were looking tokeep the Vixens winless. Having made […]

Vixens humiliate Lightning, move into grand final

Melbourne Vixens 63 Sunshine Coast Lightning 47 The Melbourne Vixens humiliated the Sunshine Coast Lightning on Saturday, demolishing their closest rivals for the Super Netball premiership and qualifying for the grand final in a fortnight's time. The Vixens' defensive pressure to smother the Lightning's attack was exemplary, and it provided the platform for their own […]

Vixens beat Lightning in finals dress rehearsal

Mwai Kumwenda was the player of the match.Credit:Getty Images The Melbourne Vixens got the jump over their finals rivals the Sunshine Coast Lightning on Sunday, winning a dress rehearsal for the major semi-final 58-54. In both sides' last game of the regular season, the Vixens put on a commanding display in the first part of […]

Vixens rally to draw classic with Fever

The Melbourne Vixens and the West Coast Fever played out one of the games of the 2020 Super Netball season on Saturday, drawing 63-63 after Jhaniele Fowler scored following the final buzzer. The Vixens looked dead and buried in the third term, trailing by nearly 10 points and being completely outplayed by the upstart Fever […]

Swifts and Vixens dominate in state-versus-state double-header

Netball fans across Australia were treated to a double-header of NSW and Victoria rivalry on Tuesday night, with the Swifts and the Vixens cementing the top two spots on the Super Netball ladder. The frontrunning Vixens dismantled the Giants 73-53 with their one-point game skill before the Swifts got one back for NSW by defeating […]

Vixens smash Firebirds in ominous display

The Melbourne Vixens produced a blistering display of attacking netball on Saturday to demolish a helpless Queensland Firebirds side by 28 points and win 78-50. The Firebirds defended reasonably well in the first term to trail by only three points at quarter time, but the Vixens went into overdrive when the game restarted. Simone McKinnis' […]