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Swifts vs Firebirds

NSW Swifts v Queensland Firebirds

  • The NSW Swifts defied their critics yet again last week, demolishing the Thunderbirds by 16-goals in Sydney. The win keeps them one game clear on top of the ladder.
  • The Firebirds are also brimming with confidence with the Queenslanders notching up their fourth straight win against the Vixens before having a week off with the bye in Round 8.
  • Firebirds Romelda Aiken and Laura Geitz are second and third for rebounds in the competition, giving the Firebirds strength in attack and defence.
  • Swifts defence Rebecca Bulley is fifth, with the former Victorian also second in the competition for total pick-ups.
  • Firebirds wing attack Sarah Wall is third in the competition for centre pass receives with the new recruit flourishing at her new club, while teammate Lauren Nourse is third in the competition in goal assists with 95. Swifts centre Kimberlee Green is fourth with 90.

17 May 2010
Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre, Sydney

Round 9

SKY Sport Time 21:00
ONE Time 20:30
Head to head:
Played: 6 Swifts: 3 Firebirds: 3
ANZ Championship 2010
17-May Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre, Sydney Swifts by 4
21-March Gold Coast Exhibition Centre Swifts by 3
ANZ Championship 2009
7-June Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane Firebirds by 1
18-May Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre, Sydney Firebirds by 4
ANZ Championship 2008
15-June Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre, Sydney Swifts by 1
10-May Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane Firebirds by 14