Logan Thunder (WNBL)

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Logan Thunder
Founded2008
Dissolved2014
HistoryLogan Thunder
2008–2014
StadiumLogan Metro Sports Centre, Logan, Queensland, Australia
Team coloursHome: Navy Blue & Marone
Away: White
Head coachJason Chainey
The Logan Thunder in white battle for the ball in a game against the Canberra Capitals on 20 January 2012

The Logan Thunder was an Australian professional women's basketball team competing in the Women's National Basketball League (WNBL). The team was based in Logan, Queensland.[1]

History[edit]

The Logan Thunder started in 2008 replacing New Zealand-based team Christchurch Sirens, they were the first team to represent South East Queensland in over 10 years.[citation needed] Thunder withdrew from the 2014/15 WNBL season due to financial difficulties and the team later folded.[2]

In March 2015, a new WNBL side was announced based in South East Queensland. Known as the South East Queensland Stars, the team will be coached by former Olympian, Shane Heal.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Derby win keeps Fire unbeaten". Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 28 October 2011.
  2. ^ Tuxworth, Jon (April 14, 2014). Logan Thunder WNBL demise 'disappointing': Canberra Capitals; the Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 2014-08-24.
  3. ^ Newman, Beth (March 13, 2015). New WNBL side as elite basketball returns to South East Queensland; the Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 2015-08-13.

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