WNBL championship beckons Capitals


The UC Capitals had the opportunity to win back-to-back WNBL championships on Wednesday 4 March, after claiming victory in game one of the grand final series on Sunday 1 March.

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Kelsey Griffin drives at the basket during game one of the WNBL grand final series on Sunday 1 March. Griffin finished the match with 18 points and 12 rebounds. Getty.

In a see-sawing affair, which saw 15 lead changes and neither team able to gain a significant lead, the Capitals overcame a six-point deficit at the start of the fourth quarter to claim a two-point win over the Southside Flyers, 82-80.

Game two of the grand final series was played at the AIS Arena on Wednesday 4 March, with the result not known at time of print. If a third game is required, it will be played on Sunday 8 March at Dandenong Stadium.

The Capitals secured a place in the grand final after defeating the Melbourne Boomers 77-64 in game three of their semi-final series.

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