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Thompson shines despite loss

THERE was plenty of basketball action to enjoy over the weekend, including the National Basketball League (NBL)1 East Women’s competition, where there were a few compelling contests. One of the most engaging was the battle between the Sutherland Sharks and the Albury Wodonga Bandits at Sutherland Basketball Stadium on Saturday evening. The Bandits have been […]

Magnificent Munger sets enormous season-high

THE Newcastle Falcons claimed a massive win over the Inner West Bulls in the National Basketball League (NBL)1 East Women’s last weekend, and it was set up by an absolutely mesmerising performance from one of their guns, who stole the show with a blistering offensive performance. The Falcons ended up emerging 61-point victors, a result […]

NBL1 North Player Focus: Mikaela Ruef

NO stranger to some ridiculous statlines, Logan Thunder shooter Mikaela Ruef had a weekend to remember. The dominant player produced back-to-back monster games, the second of which went beyond the realms of realism. Ruef started her weekend with an impressive 23-point, 23-rebound effort during Logan’s 14-point victory over Ipswich Force to kick-off Round 12 of […]

Scintillating Skinner too good for Sabres

THE Sturt Sabres found themselves on the end of a tough loss against the Southern Tigers in the National Basketball League (NBL)1 Central Women’s on the weekend, with the result largely set up by a powerful showing from one of the Tigers stars in Demi Skinner. It was a thrilling affair, with the Tigers not […]

Impressive Ili helps Sabres soar

IN the weekend’s National Basketball League (NBL)1 South Men’s action, the Sandringham Sabres managed to keep their winning streak rolling with a 13-point triumph over the Mt. Gambier Pioneers at Southern Basketball Stadium on Sunday afternoon. The Sabres came into the game on a bit of a roll, winning their last three games and looking […]

Heroic Hightower drives Steelers to upset

THE Western Port Steelers have kept their slim finals chances alive in the Big V Men’s competition with an upset triumph over the Hume Broncos, snatching a 12-point win on the road at Broadmeadows Basketball Stadium on Saturday night. The Steelers have not enjoyed the most successful of seasons, coming into the game with just […]

Fantastic Foxwell a key factor in shock Wildcats win

THE Eltham Wildcats were able to produce one of the upsets of the year in their matchup against the Mt. Gambier Poineers in the weekend’s National Basketball League (NBL)1 South Men’s action, claiming a tense five-point triumph. It was a result that not many expected, given the struggles of the Wildcats throughout the 2022 season […]

The last Ayre-bender leads Marlins to win

AFTER breaking out for the Cairns Taipans in the National Basketball League (NBL) in season 2021/22, Ben Ayre produced another dominant display for the Cairns Marlins in the NBL1 North Men’s on the weekend. When his side faced off against the USC Rip City, Ayre showed why he is set to be one of the […]

Ryan romps Wolves past Eagles

THE Joondalup Wolves stormed past the East Perth Eagles in the National Basketball League (NBL)1 West Women’s on the weekend, largely thanks to a massive offensive showing from Robbi Ryan, who dominated with ball in hand. It was a game that the Wolves were expected to win, given the contrast in standings between the two […]

Cadee helps Rollers avoid scare

THE National Basketball League (NBL) experience of Jason Cadee proved to be vital for the Gold Coast Rollers in the NBL1 North Men’s on the weekend, as they took down the North Gold Coast Seahawks to the tune of seven points at Runaway Bay Stadium on the weekend. The Rollers were the heavily favoured side […]

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