Sunshine Coast Lightning claim back-to-back Suncorp Super Netball championships, after defeating West Coast Fever in front of a record breaking crowd in Perth.
Sunshine Coast Lightning won two tough away finals before winning 62-59 to West Coast Fever, claiming them the Suncorp Super Netball 2018 Champions title.
Team of the Year
The Team of the Year was selected from 3-2-1 votes cast by a high performance judge during each match of the season.
GA – Gretel Tippett (Firebirds/QLD)
WA – Liz Watson (Vixens/VIC)
C – Serena Guthrie (Giants/England)
WD – Jessica Anstiss (Fever/WA)
GD – Karla Pretorius (SC Lightening/South Africa)
GK – Geva Mentor (SC Lightening/England)
Reserve – Shooter – Jo Harten (Giants/England)
Reserve – Mid Court – Kim Green (Giants/NSW)
Reserve – Defender – Laura Geitz (Firebirds/QLD)
The 2018 season was one of the toughest to date, with so many games being decided by one or two goals. The talent in the 2018 Team of the Year is reflective of how strong the competition has been and it is great for the sport to see so many imports dominating the line-up.