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Opals squad announced for the 2022 World Cup

IN a much-anticipated release this morning, the 2022 Opals squad for next year’s World Cup in Sydney was announced. The 24-strong squad is full of talent. It includes the likes of Tokyo 2020 squad members Jenna O’Hea, Marianna Tolo, and Sara Blicavs, and Asia Cup squad members Keely Froling, Darcee Garbin, and Maddison Rocci. This […]

WNBL Player Spotlight 2021/22 – Perth Lynx – Jackie Young

THE WNBL season is getting closer each day, and the preparations of each team are starting to ramp up as the pre-season reaches the pointy end. In our player spotlight series, we take a look at the starting lineup of each team and what each player will bring to the table. With plenty of exciting […]

FIBA Women’s Asia Cup 2021: Team by Team wrap

WITH the dust having settled from the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup in 2021, it is time to take a look back on how each team performed throughout the tournament. Of the eight teams, the top three certainly separated themselves from the remainder of the pack, with one team even unable to register a win throughout […]

FIBA Women’s Asia Cup 2021 final wrap

AFTER a week of high quality basketball action, the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup has wrapped up proceedings for 2021 from Amman, Jordan. Despite many teams putting in outstanding performances, there can unfortunately be one deserving winner, and in fitting fashion, the deciding match delivered a thrilling contest. With the final making headlines for the last […]

FIBA Women’s Asia Cup 2021 semi-finals wrap

JUST one game remains for the teams who are still in the hunt for a grand final triumph after a day of thrilling basketball action saw two teams advance to the big dance. The semi-finals delivered some dominant performances and some heart-stopping finishes, with all four teams leaving nothing in the tank. The two advancing […]

FIBA Women’s Asia Cup 2021 day four wrap

WITH the first round of games complete, the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup has now progressed to the qualification and classification stage. These matches kick off the ‘finals’ of the tournament, with not every team now able to advance to the next week. The qualification games are held between second place of division A and third […]

FIBA Women’s Asia Cup 2021: Day three wrap

THE third day of the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup has passed in Amman, Jordan, with some intriguing results that will have an effect on the upcoming qualification round. The margins were not as big as previous days, with fatigue likely playing a role in this. Short 24-hour turnarounds between extremely fast paced basketball games would […]

FIBA Women’s Asia Cup 2021: Day one wrap

THERE was plenty of basketball action overnight, with the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup holding their first group of games in the last 24 hours. With just a few days to secure a spot in the playoffs, teams came out firing on all cylinders, with plenty of ridiculous scores put up by some countries looking to […]

Australian Opals: FIBA Women’s Asia Cup Preview

THIS week marks the commencement of the 2021 FIBA Women’s Asia Cup, taking place in Amman, Jordan from September 27 through to the October 3. With the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup set to take place in Australia in 2022, this week’s competition acts as the qualification round for Asian and Oceanian teams. Australia and […]

NBL: Bullets go global with impressive double signing

WITH the NBL season only a couple of months away, the Brisbane Bullets have made waves across the league, signing a pair of impressive international players, including one NBA hopeful. Spanish guard Tom Digbeu has joined the side as a part of the NBL’s Next Stars program, a pathway that has potential to lead to […]

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