Match Report – Collingwood Magpies v Sunshine Coast Lightning (Round 4, Suncorp Super Netball 2018)
BY BETHANY SLAUGHTER
Sunshine Coast Lightning held on in the dying minutes of see-sawing match to record their first win of the 2018 Super Netball season against the Collingwood Magpies. The win sees the Lightning and Collingwood tied at 13 points on the ladder, with only goal percentage separating the two. It was announced pre-match that Lightning coach Noeline Taurua would not coach this match after travelling to NZ to be with her ill father, leaving assistant coach Kylee Byrne to take the reins in a must-win clash for the winless Lightning. A massive collision between Geva Mentor and Caitlin Thwaites set the tone for a physical game.