30 Mar 2014

Steel upset Thunderbirds

5:50 pm on 30 March 2014

The Southern Steel have scored their first ever win in Australia, beating the defending champion Adelaide Thunderbirds 61-59 in their ANZ netball clash.

The Steel led throughout and held on for an historic win.

It is 2 losses in a row for the Thunderbirds and their first loss at home in almost 2 years.

The Steel shoot Jhaniele Fowler-Reid converted 50 of her 59 shots.

Meanwhile the Northern Mystics were beaten 58-50 by the Queensland Firebirds in Brisbane.

Tonight the Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic host the West Coast Fever in Tauranga.