Fire clinical against Flyers

December 15, 2023 | Townsville Fire news

Townsville Fire  Defeats Southside Flyers 105-77 in Dominant Performance

In a thrilling WNBL matchup, the Townsville Fire secured a commanding 105-77 victory over the Southside Flyers.
From the opening tip-off, the Fire displayed an impressive level of energy and cohesion, setting the tone for what would be a sensational display of basketball. The Fire went into the half with a 60-35 lead.
Townsville’s relentless offensive pressure kept the scoreboard ticking over, and their defensive prowess limited the Flyers’ scoring opportunities, ultimately ensuring the Fire’s continued dominance on both ends of the court.
Leading the charge for the Fire was an exceptional team effort, with standout performances from multiple players.Steph Reid was at her brilliant best at both ends of the court, finishing the game as player of the game with 22 points, 3 Rebounds and 6 assists.
The Townsville Fire’s, Head Coach, Shannon Seebohm, commended the team’s dedication and execution, emphasising the importance of their collective effort in securing the impressive win.
“We knew coming into this game that it would be a tough battle and all the credit goes to the team who came locked in from the very start and executed the game plan really well”
Shannon had high praise for his point guard
” Steph set the tone for our team tonight”
Steph echoed her coach’s sentiments, highlighting the significance of their unity and buy in to the culture and Fire brand of Basketball
“This team is going to have fun out there” said Reid. “and we are really excited for each others success, I think that is what makes this team really special it’s not just one person, it’s every single person being locked in weather there own the court or not”
The Fire have little time to celebrate the win, as they head straight from Melbourne to Sydney to take on the Flames, Saturday 16th December.
You can watch the game live and free on 9now, 5pm QLD time.

Following Saturday’s game against the Flames, the Fire will head home after their 9 day long road trip and will be back at the Fire Pit in front of their fans, Saturday 23rd December, Tip off 7:30pm. Tickets are available here¬†