Peter Williams

Peter founded the Bound For Glory News Rising Stars program in 2012, and Draft Central in 2016, having followed the male and female footballing pathways for over a decade.

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Jacobs sisters star despite La Salle loss

LA SALLE showed it could punch above its weight when taking on Saint Joseph’s in the NCAA Division I Women’s basketball contest, falling just four points (64-68) short of an upset victory. While the 8-7 La Salle was a strong underdog against an 11-2 opponent, a trio of Australian sisters had an impact in the […]

Boomers douse Fire to end 2022

MELBOURNE Boomers contained Townsville Fire en route to a 10-point win in the final Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) match of 2022. Celebrating New Year’s Eve up in North Queensland, the Boomers fought back from seven points down at quarter time to win the next three quarters by 17, and run out the game far […]

Michigan State stuns unbeaten Indiana

MICHIGAN State caused a massive boilover in the Big Ten Conference, stunning the previously undefeated Indiana in a vital NCAA women’s win overnight. In front of home fans at the Breslin Center in East Lansing, the underdogs, the crowd witnessed a brilliant ball-handing display from guard DeeDee Hagemann who shone to guide the Spartans to […]

Tauihi set for Rapid expansion in 2023

A UNIQUE curtain-raiser competition to ensure bench players in the Tauihi Basketball Aotearoa competition will maintain match fitness will launch in 2023. Earlier this month, Basketball New Zealand (BBNZ) announced the formation of the Rapid League, which will be a shortened curtain-raiser match between the two teams prior to the main match, which will allow […]

JackJumpers bag double as Kings rule on Christmas

TASMANIA JackJumpers have won both their Round 12 fixtures during the Christmas period, with back-to-back National Basketball League (NBL) home successes on the menu. The JackJumpers took down the Illawarra Hawks by 27 points on Thursday, December 22, before having a big Boxing Day to roll the New Zealand Breakers by 11 points. Sydney Kings […]

Queens rule to claim inaugural title

AFTER an action-packed season, Tokomanawa Queens have taken out the 2022 Tauihi Basketball Aotearoa title, defeating Northern Kahu by nine points at The Trafalgar Centre on the weekend. The Queens finished second behind the Kahu on the ladder coming into the finals series, but headed into Saturday’s decider with plenty of confidence, having defeated them […]

Queens match to victory in second half

A STARRING second half performance of 56 points to 34 has resulted in the Tokomanawa Queens securing their place in the 2022 Tauihi Basketball Aotearoa Grand Final. The Queens knocked off Mainland Pouakai by 24 points, storming to victory off the back of an international trio. Though the Pouakai – who have caused headaches for […]

Kahu back up minor premiership with semi-win

A DOMINANT first term and then finishing with a wet sail allowed minor premiers Northern Kahu to book their spot in the Tauihi Basketball Aotearoa Grand Final. The top of the table Kahu defeated fourth placed Mid-North Whai by 15 points at the Trafalgar Centre, largely built off a 23-6 opening stanza. Though the Whai […]

Kahu cruise to final round win over Pouakai

MINOR premiers Northern Kahu capped off the remarkable inaugural 2022 Tauihi Basketball Aotearoa season with an impressive 13-point win over Mainland Pouakai last night. The Kahu were locked into top spot courtesy of their 9-2 season, but still managed to run out the final game strongly, overcoming an early headache to seize control of the […]

Whai end regular season with win

AFTER being the only side to go down to Southern Hoiho during the season, the Mid-North Whai set the record straight in the final round, defeating the wooden spooners ahead of an important finals series. The Whai were on the back foot in the middle of the game, but steadied to run out 10-point victors […]

Pouakai wins thriller; secures third spot

THE Tauihi Basketball Aotearoa finals series matchup are locked in despite a couple of regular season matches to go, following Mainland Pouakai‘s thrilling victory over Mid-North Whai. The Whai were in with a chance to snatch third spot had they won this match, and did have great form over the Pouakai, defeating them in their […]

Queens pip Kahu to lock up second spot

FOR the second time this season, Tokomanawa Queens had the answers for the otherwise unbeatable Northern Kahu, defeating the top of the table side by a point to secure a top two position on the Tauihi Basketball Aotearoa ladder. After accounting for the Kahu a few weeks back, the Queens ground out a one-point win […]

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