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Fuller fuelling fire with high hopes

CONTINUING to make her opportunities count whether she’s represented Australia, Queensland or competing in the NBL1, Hilary Fuller is grateful for the people she’s played alongside with. Growing up in NSW in a small town called Woolgoolga, where Fuller’s mum was the coaching the mixed boys and girls social school team, it was Fuller’s siblings […]

Portlock determined to get back to her best after injury

AFTER excelling through the Big V program and ranks, Sarah Portlock is determined to remain an inspiration to the younger generation, in particular for the Hume City Broncos community. The center recently represented Victoria in the 2024 Under-20 National Championships, in which her side won gold. After competing in swimming throughout her junior years, Portlock’s […]

Deas driven after bringing home the gold

MANY young basketballers aim to lead the next generation, coming through the ranks and putting in all the work in the lead up to games in order to shine and when the opportunity comes to represent their state, it is a time to show their skills and attributes on the court. Basketball runs through Bonnie […]

Buzzer-beating brilliance sees Victoria bury Queensland

A REMARKABLE shot in the final seconds saw Victoria claim the Under-20 Men’s title at the Foot Locker National Championships, defeating Queensland by two points in Ballarat over the weekend. The gold medal match took place on Sunday, and with the two best sides remaining after days of play, there was plenty of anticipation surrounding […]

Metro mania as South Australia claims gold

SOUTH Australia Metro has capped off an impressive campaign at the 2023 Under 18 Girls National Championship, claiming the ultimate prize with a win over New South Wales Metro. The two teams clashed in the championship game in Brisbane on Sunday, having locked horns just five days earlier, in a game that was decided by […]

Metro reign supreme to claim National Championship

AFTER an exciting campaign, Victoria Metro has claimed the Under 18 Boys National Championship, defeating their rivals in Victoria Country to the tune of 39 points in the deciding match on Sunday. Both teams had performed reasonably well over the course of the tournament, but it was Metro that stood up when it mattered most, […]

Queensland South deliver commanding triumph

DAY SIX of the Under-18 National Championships saw some big wins in the boys division to close out this phase of the tournament. Unfortunately, Northern Territory was on the wrong end of the two biggest margins of the fixture, playing two games on Thursday alone. Things were closed out when it faced off against Queensland […]

ACT get on the board with win over NT

THE Australian Capital Territory (ACT) have recorded its first win in the Under-18 Boys National Championships for 2023, defeating Northern Territory. Both sides came into the match without a win next to their name, eager to get some runs on the board late in the fixture, with just four days remaining. One side would break […]

NSW Metro hold off Queensland South on day three

THE UNDER 18 National Championships continued into a third day of action on Tuesday, and in the girls competition, one side maintained its unbeaten record to stay atop the standings. New South Wales Metro came into the day having not been bested over the first couple of days of play, but came up against a […]

Spirit of Tasmania on show as Queensland North stunned by comeback

THE UNDER-18 and Kevin Coombs Cup National Championships began over the past few days, and there have been some nail-biting finishes from some of the brightest young talents in the opening matches. Monday saw Tasmania take on Queensland North in one of the closest finishes to a game as we have seen to start the […]

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