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Belief guides Wyndham to championship glory

WYNDHAM’S championship-securing win against the Sunbury Jets in the Big V Men’s competition may not have been predicted by all, but Wyndham coach Lucas Allen said his side was not daunted by the Jets’ league-best record. The Jets came into the match with an impressive win/loss record of 20-1 in the home and away fixture […]

Akalo: Wyndham expecting tense game two

WYNDHAM was able to take game one of the Big V Women’s grand final series last weekend against the Bulleen Boomers, and will be now aiming to finish the job when the two sides hit the court for game two on Saturday, and potentially game three on Sunday. Game two (and three, if required) will […]

Peatling paves his path to the NBL

WITH the National Basketball League (NBL) passing over the halfway mark of the season, Rookie Me Central took the opportunity to get to know the up and coming future in the making that is Mason Peatling. Peatling has risen through the ranks of the Victorian basketball pathway, firstly starting a team at Casey with mates, […]

Pineau a continual basketball influence

FROM having a successful college career with St Mary’s, to having setbacks to then being able to play in the National Basketball League (NBL) for a number of years, Dane Pineau has made an influence in the league and wants more after overcoming a major setback and eager for more to come. Pineau firstly shares […]

Mudronja overcomes setbacks to make the most of opportunities

FROM battling through many setbacks to earning a roster spot with the Illawarra Hawks, Alex Mudronja is not done yet, and says he is ready for more. Mudronja firstly shares how he got involved with basketball, his pathway through to the National Basketball League (NBL), being proud of his journey and overcoming challenges along the […]

From apprentice to veteran: Aimie Rocci’s inspiring journey through the pathways

FROM playing in the junior pathways for the Dandenong Rangers as a development player, to winning championships, and now becoming a veteran of the league over a number of years. That’s the story of Aimie Rocci (nee Clydesdale). Taking on a new name after her marriage last year, Rocci opened up firstly on what got […]

From setbacks to captaincy, Adnam makes most of opportunities

FROM playing in the Big V, to being named Most Valuable Player (MVP) for the Kilsyth Cobras, enduring setbacks, coming out the other side to win a championship with Melbourne United, and currently captaining the South East Melbourne Phoenix. That’s the story of Kyle Adnam. Whilst has had many challenges along the way, Adnam has […]

McVeigh’s journey to inspire others

AFTER a number of years displaying his passion and energy in the National Basketball League season, Rookie Me Central took the opportunity to get to know and catch up with Tasmania JackJumpers stars, Jack McVeigh. Previously playing college basketball with Nebraska, captain of Australia at the Under 19s World Championships in 2015, McVeigh is making […]

From College to NBA: Jessup putting in the work and working hard

AFTER an impressive and breakout first season in the National Basketball League season, Rookie Me Central took the opportunity to get to know and catch up with Illawarra Hawks rising star, Justinian Jessup. Previously playing College basketball and attending Boise State Uni from 2016-2020, and after a shining debut season last season, Jessup is ready […]