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Melbourne puts out Townsville’s Fire

IN a rematch of the weekend before, the result was reversed as Melbourne defeated Townsville 66-59 in the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL). The Boomers raceD out to a 9-0 lead early on in the match, and although the Fire came back at them the margin was still 12 points at the first change. The […]

UC Capitalise on big second half

THE reinvigorated UC Capitals won their third consecutive game with an impressive come-from-behind victory over second placed Adelaide Lightning in the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL). In doing so, the Capitals snapped the Lightning’s four-game winning streak, giving latecomers Perth Lynx pole position on the 2021/22 ladder. In the Capitals-Lightning clash, the visitors trailed by […]

Creek’s big first half leads Phoenix to victory

THIS past weekend saw plenty of exciting action across the National Basketball League (NBL)’s scheduled matches, and Saturday night hosted a clash between the Brisbane Bullets and the SEM Phoenix at Nissan Arena. It was an intriguing matchup heading into the clash, with the Bullets knocking on the door of the top four in recent […]

Second-half Hawks soar over Taipans

THE ninth round of the 2021/22 National Basketball League (NBL) season continued over the weekend, with Saturday’s action kicking off at Cairns Convention Centre, where the Cairns Taipans hosted the Illawarra Hawks in a late-afternoon start. The Hawks were heading into this clash as the favoured side, given their standing in the top-four, but the […]

JackJumpers record stunning win at home

FRIDAY night saw Round 9 of the National Basketball League (NBL) resume, with the Adelaide 36ers travelling across the Bass Strait to take on the Tasmania JackJumpers at MyState Bank Arena. It was an anticipated clash, given there was just one win separating the sides on the ladder, and both teams were eager for a […]

2021/22 NBL Team Focus – Round 9: Perth Wildcats

THE ninth round of the National Basketball League’s (NBL) 2021/22 season kicked off on Thursday night, with the Perth Wildcats taking on the Illawarra Hawks at WIN Entertainment Centre. It was a highly anticipated clash, with both sides starting the season in red-hot form, and had the potential to shape the ladder moving forward. The […]

Lynx pounce on Flyers to continue winning run

PERTH Lynx continued their good run of form last night, beating theSouthside Flyers to extend their winning run to three in a row thanks to an 85-78 victory. The first quarter was a very tight affair. Both sides went toe to toes and the margin never got out to more than four points. At the […]

Phoenix remove Taipans’ bite with impressive win

WITH the National Basketball League (NBL) continuing its run of matches taking place nearly every day of the week, Tuesday night saw another clash. This time, it was between the South East Melbourne Phoenix and the Cairns Taipans facing off at Gippsland Regional Indoor Sports Stadium, in what was some well-deserved action for fans in […]

Flames break winless drought

IT was a long time coming, but the Sydney Uni Flames are finally on the board in the 2021/22 Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) season. The Shane Heal led side suffered five consecutive losses to open the season, but broke through against Bendigo Spirit who are now on a five-game losing streak themselves. The Flames’ […]

Phoenix rise again to stomp JackJumpers

THE National Basketball League (NBL)’s stacked round continued on Sunday afternoon, with the South East Melbourne Phoenix travelling across the Bass Strait to take on the Tasmania JackJumpers at MyState Bank Arena. It was the first time the JackJumpers had been able to hit the court for a while due to COVID-related interruptions, so fans […]

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