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Opals take home silver

Opals take home silver

The Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals have won silver at the FIBA World Cup in Spain early this morning. 1 Oct 2018
Opals to Battle for Gold

Opals to Battle for Gold

The Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals have defeated host Spain in an epic come back from a three-quarter time deficit 72-66 in the Semi-Final. 30 Sep 2018
Hot Opals Semi Final Bound

Hot Opals Semi Final Bound

The Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals continue their World Cup journey after defeating China 83-42 in the Quarter-Final and captain Jenna O'Hea returns from a calf strain. 29 Sep 2018
Opals Through to Quarter-Finals

Opals Through to Quarter-Finals

The Opals remain undefeated and win through to the FIBA Women's World Cup Quarter-Finals after a 90-64 victory over Turkey. 26 Sep 2018
Opals Dominate World Cup Opponents

Opals Dominate World Cup Opponents

The fourth-ranked, Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals have notched their second victory at the 2018 FIBA Women's World Cup, dominating their contest against Argentina with a 84-43 win. 24 Sep 2018
Aussie Wrap: WNBA Week 13

Aussie Wrap: WNBA Week 13

Five of the six Australian players in the WNBA will be involved in the playoffs in 2018 after Liz Cambage and Cayla George's Dallas Wings joined Sami Whitcomb's Seattle Storm and Phoenix's Aussie pairing of Steph Talbot and Leilani Mitchell in the postseason after picking up a vital win over Las Vegas. Cambage also picked up the WNBA scoring title this week, but Whitcomb and Seattle have secured a bigger prize - the top seed and home advantage throughout the playoffs. 21 Aug 2018
Aussie Wrap: WNBA Week 12

Aussie Wrap: WNBA Week 12

Phoenix clinched a playoff berth this week to ensure that no less than three Aussie players will feature in the post-season, but the Aussie-laden Dallas Wings have fallen into a dangerous late-season spiral that has threatened to derail their season. However, the undoubted story of the week was the outstanding late season form of Rebecca Allen, who eclipsed her season scoring high twice in as many games for the Liberty. 14 Aug 2018
Aussie Wrap: WNBA Week 11

Aussie Wrap: WNBA Week 11

The WNBA regular season is reaching its climax, with three of the four teams featuring Australians in good shape to reach the playoffs. Liz Cambage continued to shatter records with her dominant play, but the news wasn't quite as good for Rebecca Allen and the New York Liberty, who were officially eliminated from playoff contention this week. 7 Aug 2018
Aussie Wrap: WNBA Week 10

Aussie Wrap: WNBA Week 10

Liz Cambage's record-breaking performances provided one of the highlights not only of this week, but of the entire WNBA season to this point as the Opals star shot into true MVP contention with utterly dominant play. Elsewhere, Steph Talbot took advantage of some increased playing time to put together some solid performances for Phoenix. 26 Jul 2018
Aussie Wrap: WNBA Week 9

Aussie Wrap: WNBA Week 9

It was a week of highs and lows for the Aussies in the WNBA, particularly for Liz Cambage, who helped lead her team to two wins but was ejected from the team's win over Los Angeles. Elsewhere, Leilani Mitchell stepped up in a big way in Diana Taurasi's absence even as Phoenix struggled as a team without their star. 18 Jul 2018
Aussie Wrap: WNBA Week 8

Aussie Wrap: WNBA Week 8

A dominant career-high scoring effort from Liz Cambage was one of the highlights of not only the week, but the season to this point as the Opals centre continued to build a mounting case to be in the reckoning for MVP. 11 Jul 2018
Aussie Wrap: WNBA Week 7

Aussie Wrap: WNBA Week 7

Once again it was Liz Cambage leading the way among the Aussies in the WNBA during a stacked week of games. 4 Jul 2018
Aussie Wrap: WNBA Week 6

Aussie Wrap: WNBA Week 6

WNBA All-Star voting commenced recently, and Liz Cambage continued to show why she deserves to be selected with another pair of solid performances to provide the highlight of the week for the Australians in the WNBA. 26 Jun 2018
AUSSIE WRAP: WNBA WEEK 5

AUSSIE WRAP: WNBA WEEK 5

A dominant performance from Liz Cambage against the Las Vegas Aces was the undoubted highlight of the week as the Opals star led Dallas to victory to bounce back from a loss to Phoenix earlier in the week. 19 Jun 2018
Aussie Wrap: WNBA Week 4

Aussie Wrap: WNBA Week 4

All four WNBA teams featuring Australians are currently in the playoff spots, with Phoenix and Seattle both enjoying top four spots after picking up victories this week. 12 Jun 2018
Aussie Wrap: WNBA Week 3

Aussie Wrap: WNBA Week 3

Liz Cambage’s breathtaking start to the WNBA season shows little sign of slowing down, with the Dallas centre once again being the best performed of the Aussies in the league. 5 Jun 2018
Aussie Wrap: WNBA Week 2

Aussie Wrap: WNBA Week 2

Liz Cambage was once again the star among the Aussies this week, putting together two solid outings as her Dallas Wings side went 1-1 for the week. 30 May 2018
Aussie Wrap: WNBA Week 1

Aussie Wrap: WNBA Week 1

The world’s most elite women’s basketball league commenced over the weekend as the WNBA’s 22nd season tipped off with five Australian players and four Australian coaches involved. 23 May 2018