Elly Kirlis

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List looking to continue basketball journey

BASKETBALL has been a central figure in Amy List‘s life, and she is eager to ensure that continues, looking to build an illustrious career. The 19-year-old enjoyed the early stages of her basketball journey, crediting her father for furthering her interest in the sport. “Basketball has been a part of my life from a very […]

Foster feeling determined to overcome injuries

DESPITE some tough injury setbacks, Grace Foster is showing her resilience and looks determined to showcase her talent on the court. Taking up the game of basketball for her school team in year three before starting domestic basketball in year four, Foster’s love of the game grew from there. Foster says while there have been […]

Foxwell ferociously attacking development

HAVING produced impactful performances at state level for Victoria and competing in the Big V competition, Joel Foxwell is grateful for the people who have helped take his game to another level. Starting out in basketball at the age of four, Foxwell says growing up around the sport first sparked his passion. “I first started […]

Flyers best Boomers to advance to big dance

THE Southside Flyers are the second team to advance to the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) Grand Final series, defeating the Melbourne Boomers by 16 points at Melbourne Sports Centre in Parkville. With the Boomers winning game two, both teams looked to play four quarters of their best basketball to advance to the grand final. […]

Boomers keep series alive with win over Flyers

THE Melbourne Boomers kept their Grand Final hopes alive in the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) on Saturday night, defeating the Southside Flyers by 21 points at Melbourne Sports Centre in Parkville. With the Flyers up in the series after a win in game one, the Boomers looked to bounce back and level the series, […]

Fuller fuelling fire with high hopes

CONTINUING to make her opportunities count whether she’s represented Australia, Queensland or competing in the NBL1, Hilary Fuller is grateful for the people she’s played alongside with. Growing up in NSW in a small town called Woolgoolga, where Fuller’s mum was the coaching the mixed boys and girls social school team, it was Fuller’s siblings […]

Bobongie building confidence through opportunities

AFTER excelling through the Queensland pathway and ranks, Monique Bobongie is determined to continue her love for the game of basketball. Bobongie says she found her passion for the sport at a young age, after seeing family members hit the court. “Basketball first came to me when I was about seven years old, watching my […]

Lynx break Bendigo’s Spirit to book finals spot

IN a must win game for both sides on the eve of the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) finals series, the Perth Lynx made a second half surge to defeat the Bendigo Spirit by 19 points at Red Energy Arena. For two teams that have similarities in their liking for running in transition and often […]

Portlock determined to get back to her best after injury

AFTER excelling through the Big V program and ranks, Sarah Portlock is determined to remain an inspiration to the younger generation, in particular for the Hume City Broncos community. The center recently represented Victoria in the 2024 Under-20 National Championships, in which her side won gold. After competing in swimming throughout her junior years, Portlock’s […]

Sixers end season by Break’ing New Zealand

THE Adelaide 36ers have ended their National Basketball League (NBL) regular season on a winning note, defeating the New Zealand Breakers by six points at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre on Sunday afternoon. With finals out of the equation, the Sixers looked to end their campaign on a high and carry momentum into next season, while […]

Flyers put out Flames in thriller

THE Southside Flyers have remained in the hunt for a top two spot and are storming towards the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) finals, after defeating the Sydney Flames by three points at Qudos Bank Arena on Sunday. Looking to continue their winning momentum prior to the FIBA break following a win against the Perth […]

Deas driven after bringing home the gold

MANY young basketballers aim to lead the next generation, coming through the ranks and putting in all the work in the lead up to games in order to shine and when the opportunity comes to represent their state, it is a time to show their skills and attributes on the court. Basketball runs through Bonnie […]

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