The star-opal duo and point guard Leilani Mitchell inspired the Flyers – formerly the Dandenong Rangers – to their first WNBL title under the renamed name, he defeated the Townsville Fire 99-84 in the grand finale of League on Sunday afternoon

Mitchell, a two-time most improved WNBA player, won her third WNBL championship and second MVP award for Rachel Sporn’s grand final after finishing with a whopping 31 points, 21 of which in the first half In one of Aussie Basketball’s great performances, Andrew Gaze were described as “incandescent”

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The Flyers were only two points ahead during the main break, with Cambage only playing three minutes in the first half – and no playing time at all in the second season – after getting into bad trouble early in the first quarter / p>

Cambage came alive in the third term, however, despite giving away a third foul, she began to dominate the glass and then made the most of the Flyers offensive she went through for a 12 point third quarter and inspire your team to get a 10-point lead on the last change

That lead was expanded to 17 full-time after Bec Cole caught fire late in his fourth term to finish with 22 points and claim an emotional win for the club

In their first season in the league in two years, Cambage was up for the Flyers averaging 24 whopping4 points per game – almost six more than the next best player – and a league-high 17 blocks

Cambage revealed a photo of her and O’Hea celebrating the 2011 WNBL Championship with the Boomers, inspiring them to return to the WNBL

“I texted Jenna in March and saw a photo of us celebrating the Boomer Grand Final 10 years ago,” Cambage told Fox Sports after the game

“I hadn’t even thought about signing, I just wanted that moment with Jenna again. She’s one of the best leaders, the brightest players and an all-round amazing athlete I’m just so glad I’m doing this again with her can do ”

The WNBL 2020 campaign was packed into a chaotic seven week schedule All eight clubs moved to Queensland to end the season

The Fire was superbly led by Lauren Nicholson, who had a team high of 20, while Shyla Heal, Nadeen Payne and Mia Murray were all double digits

But the Flyers’ offensive efficiency – and the greatly improved defensive pressure after half-time – turned out to be too much for the fire to cope with at their home ground

There were some doubts whether O’Hea would play in the grand final due to injury, but she confirmed on Sunday morning that she would qualify for the Flyers as she got off the bench, adding five points and five rebounds from nearly 18 minutes

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