Local Legend, Lightning's Laura Scherian
Apr
13
2017


After making guest appearances with the Firebirds, Laura Scherian now joins the Sunshine Coast Lightning squad. Adding valuable leadership having captained the Queensland Fusion in the Australian Netball League she is also a whiz in the kitchen with a BA in Health Science!


Name: Laura Scherian (Shez)

Position: WA/C

Started playing when:  I started playing when I was 4, for Possums Netball club in Gisborne, Victoria.

Pre-game ritual: I like to have a Banana and a mocha as well as listen to some country twang (Honkytonk Badonkadonk by Trace Adkins and Boys ‘Round Here by Blake Shelton are a must).

Training tip: When you are training and learning new skills you should always imagine where it could be applied on court in a game situation.

Most memorable career moment: Getting a call offering me a spot in the Sunshine Coast Lighting team for 2017.

Favourite quote: “Success is not the result of spontaneous combustion, you must set yourself on fire."

What do you do in your down-time: I love to cook for people, go out for coffee, listen to country music and hang out with my family, especially my favourite and only nephew ‘Matty’.

Advice to young players interested in getting into the game: I would say; Play all sports, give everything a go, whatever you do should be fun! Different sports always have skills that can be advantageous to your netball game and vice versa.

Best food for fuel:

One of my favourite recipes “Shez’s Veggie Slice’- It is nutritionally well balanced, super easy and very tasty. 

Create it at home: RECIPE HERE!

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Bringing the best players from across Queensland to compete across two massive days, get ready to catch the 2018 Tri Series at Sunshine Coast Stadium! With QLD Country and QLD City merit teams chosen from this event in each age group, it's going to be an epic Tri Series!
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Round 18

ISC 3:00pm: SC Falcons V Wynnum Manly Seagulls
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From July 27-29 the QLD Oztag All Schools tournament will take over Sunshine Coast Stadium with over 180 participating teams from 70 schools across Queensland in Year 5 - Year 12 in Boys, Girls and Mixed divisions.
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Round 22

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The SCGRL Grand Finals are back at Sunshine Coast Stadium!

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The 2018 SCRU Grand Finals (Juniors and Seniors) brings rugby season to an end.

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The Touch Football Australia National Youth Championships drop into Sunshine Coast Stadium across 3 epic days on September 12-15.

Contested by Australia's best young Touch Footballers, teams from all across Australia will compete in divisions Under 18's Boys and Girls.
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22
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Lake Kawana hosts Brisbane Open Water Swim on September 22-23 with swim distances 1.25km, 2.5km, 5km and 10km.
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Sunshine Coast Stadium is excited to welcome back Open Air Movie Nights to the field this Spring!

Showcasing that exclusive Sunshine Coast Outdoor Cinema Experience on Kawana Sports Precinct on a MASSIVE 10m BIG SCREEN with James Cameron’s 2009 Science Fiction Epic AVATAR!
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The 2018 AOCRA Trans Tasman returns to beautiful Lake Kawana from September 29 - October 4.

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The Sunshine Coast Home Show and Caravan, Camping and Boating Expo is the region’s largest and most successful event of its kind. Over 220 local and regional companies will be exhibiting with a massive range of displays with products and services for our homes, lifestyles, outdoor living and outdoor adventure.

This year’s event will showcase everything from home and outdoor living ideas, solar, tanks, pools and spas, kitchens, beds, air-conditioning, blinds, builders and finance to caravans, camper trailers, 4x4’s, camping equipment, vehicle accessories and outdoor adventure gear. There will be everything you need to build or renovate your home and outdoor living areas and get all the gear you need to start exploring the great outdoors!
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The Queensland Open Water Swimming championship meet is an opportunity for open water swimmers to gain qualifying times to nominate for the Australian Open Water Swimming Championships.

Catch competitors on Lake Kawana on Saturday, October 20.
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2018
Challenge yourself to gain selection on your regional team to compete at the Queensland School Sport State Triathlon Championships or just give swim, bike, run a go in a protected lake and closed roads.

All Schools Triathlon is just for kids and teens aged 7-18 years of all abilities.
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Leave the bike at home and get ready to show off your swim skills at the Kawana Aquathlon. This Run, Swim, Run event is a great way to test your running and swimming speed against the best in Queensland. Coming to the Sunshine Coast for the third year, the Kawana Aquathlon is quickly becoming a must do on the Triathlon Queensland Calendar.

Make a weekend of it and stay for Sunday’s Sprint Triathlon!
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2018
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