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Gone with the Wyndham; McKinnon outplayed in semis

IN a thoroughly entertaining contest, Wyndham finished in style to take down McKinnon in the Big V Men’s Championship semi-final to the tune of four points when the two sides locked horns at GESAC on Saturday night. It was one of the most anticipated games of the season, given the stakes of the match and […]

Knox continue to roll with triumph over United

THE Knox Raiders have kept their undefeated streak rolling in the Victorian Junior Basketball League (VJBL) Under-18 Boys since joining the VC Championship division, with their latest victory coming against Geelong United. The two sides locked horns at AWA Alliance Bank Stadium on Friday night, with the Raiders coming in as heavy favourites, given their […]

Boomers too strong for Jets; advance to big dance

THE Bulleen Boomers have pushed through to the grand final in the Big V Women’s basketball competition over the weekend, taking down the Sunbury Jets to the tune of nine points in Sunday afternoon’s preliminary final at Boardman Stadium. In a battle between the second and third placed sides, Bulleen justified its seeding inside the […]

Queens win thriller over Whai

TOKOMANAWA Queens have struck late to secure an important six-point win over Mid-North Whai, their fourth straight victory in the Tauihi Basketball Aotearoa. The Queens were able to move to outright second with the win ahead of the final round, and are well placed for a top two finish. In a topsy-turvy game, both sides […]

Pouakai pile on pain for Hoiho

AS finals approach, Mainland Pouakai picked up a 13-goal victory over the struggling Southern Hoiho to move to outright third on the Tauihi Basketball Aotearoa ladder. Nearly all of the Pouakai’s work was done in the opening 10 minutes at the Edgar Centre, piling on 26 points to 12 in a dominant Sunday afternoon clash. […]

In-form Saints rise above Tuatara

A FIFTH straight New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) win has Wellington Saints fans believing they can go all the way, with the reigning premiers knocking off third placed Auckland Tuatara by an impressive 18 points at Eventfinda Stadium last night. Both sides had already stamped their tickets to the Final 6 due to the […]

Hawks soar into Final 6 with OT thriller

IT was the most fitting of circumstances, as Hawke’s Bay Hawks knocked off Canterbury Rams to book their place in the Final 6 last night. In front of home fans at Pettigrew Green Arena, the Hawks were able to bravely hold on against a Rams outfit giving as much as it got, and with a […]

Queens crack through unbeaten Kahu

IT took 10 matches, but Northern Kahu finally showed they have some chinks in their previously impenetrable armour, going down to Tokomanawa Queens by 18 points at Eventfinda Stadium last night. The Kahu had not lost in their first nine outings, and had already beaten the Queens prior to the Round 6 clash, but last […]

Third quarter blitz sees Sharks devour Bulls

A DOMINANT third term is all it took for Southland Sharks to put away Franklin Bulls and end the Bulls’ hopes of a Final 6 finish in the New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL). The Sharks were on the ropes throughout the first half, trailing by 13 points at half-time, but a barnstorming 33-15 third […]

First half dominance sees Queens ground Hoiho

A DOMINANT first half performance from Tokomanawa Queens has resulted in the Queens getting up over Southern Hoiho by 15 points and moving into outright second on the ladder with the victory. Coming into the clash with a 4-4 record, the Queens needed a victory to keep on top of their nearest rivals, and they […]

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