Craig O'Donoghue is part of The West Australian's sports writing team. He joined The West Australian in 2000 and spent 2013-14 working in the Melbourne bureau. He now focuses on AFL and basketball.
As basketball superstar Sami Whitcomb cuddled her newborn son Nash alongside wife Kate Malpass last Tuesday, all of the stress, quarantining and drama of 2020 faded away and she felt content.
Perth Lynx concede they don’t know who to turn to when games are on the line after another tight defeat without superstar Sami Whitcomb.
Silver linings have been difficult to find throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, but for Alison Schwagmeyer-Belger and husband Courtney, being stranded in the same country has been a rare luxury.
The star studded Southside Flyers have given the Perth Lynx a basketball lesson, smashing the inexperienced squad 117-71 in Cairns.
Perth Lynx star Kayla Steindl has revealed she feared her son Noah may have contracted COVID-19 just days after playing against an Adelaide Lightning team that was forced into quarantine.
Lynx captain Katie Ebzery has led Perth to victory over Bendigo, as Kayla Steindl emerges from COVID lockdown in dramatic pre-game drama.
Queensland health authorities have cleared Perth Lynx players and staff to continue living and competing in the state without restrictions despite playing against quarantining Adelaide.
The WNBL season has been thrown into turmoil after Adelaide Lightning were forced to enter quarantine as a result of South Australia’s COVID-19 outbreak.
Proud coach declares he’s seen the future of WA basketball in loss
Perth Wildcats veteran Jesse Wagstaff says it’s impossible for one player to fill Damian Martin’s shoes as captain and the new skipper will require the input of a range of leaders.
Perth Lynx coach Ryan Petrik has lamented his team’s inability to stop Adelaide from winning offensive rebounds after the Lightning came from behind to win 74-69 today in Mackay.
Perth Lynx captain Katie Ebzery says she’s not listening to critics after the side’s dismal 73-48 opening round loss to Townsville.
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