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Sobey soars to seal championship for Force

THE NBL1 North Men’s competition wrapped on the weekend, with Nathan Sobey leading the Ipswich Force past the Gold Coast Rollers in a three-game series from Friday to Sunday. The two best sides of the 2023 season faced off in a best of three series which was full of quality talent. Gold Coast had been […]

Cadee carves out another trophy in sensational season

ONE of Australia’s premier guards has delivered another terrific individual feat to his storied career, with Jason Cadee taking home the NBL1 North Men’s MVP award after an outstanding individual campaign. Cadee returned to the reigning champions in the Gold Coast Rollers, having taken out the Grand Final MVP award in 2022. He took things […]

Forbes forces Sabers into prelim with defining performance

THE NBL1 finals are taking place around the country at the moment, and in the Central Men’s competition, Jordan Forbes put on a show to lead the Sturt Sabres past the South Adelaide Panthers and into the preliminary final. The two sides locked horns at Springbank Secondary College on Sunday afternoon in an elimination clash, […]

Blanchfield buries Pirates to book grand final spot

IN the big games, it is the cream that rises to the top, and in the Gold Coast Rollers’ semi-final win over the South West Metro Pirates, it was Todd Blanchfield that was the difference. The Rollers hosted the Pirates at Carrara Stadium on Friday night, with a place in the grand final on the […]

Williams wins highest honour in unanimous fashion

AN exceptional season from Sturt Sabres star Mikayla Williams has been rewarded with the Halls Medal for the Most Valuable Player in the 2023 NBL1 Central Women’s competition. This means Williams has gone back-to-back for the medal, and is the first player to do so since 2004, showcasing how much she has dominated since joining […]

Cook-Green carries Suns in high-scoring loss

DESPITE a masterful offensive performance from Joe Cook-Green, the Eastern Suns fell eight points short of the Cockburn Cougars in the NBL1 West Men’s over the weekend. The competition held its 17th and final round of the season, with both teams in this match falling short of a finals appearance. However, the winner of this […]

Antonio fires from long range in tough loss

DESPITE his side falling in the first week of finals, Jonah Antonio produced a stirring offensive performance to kick off the postseason in an attempt to drag his team over the line. Antonio’s Cairns Marlins took on the Ipswich Force in the NBL1 North Men’s in one of the first quarter final games for the […]

Back to back for Walker out west

OVER the weekend, the NBL1 West competition held its night of nights, and handed out the silverware to the strongest performing individuals in the men’s and women’s competitions. Upon the regular season’s conclusion, it was time to recognise the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of each competition, and in the men’s it was a familiar name […]

Stepney steps up with Warrior-like performance

ALTHOUGH his team could not get over the line, Juwan Stepney did all he could to get the Woodville Warriors past the Forestville Eagles in the NBL1 Central Men’s competition over the weekend. The two sides faced off at St Clair Recreation Center on Saturday night, in what could be a preview of the finals, […]

Clarke carries Hawks past Tigers

A 40-PIECE from Mitch Clarke was enough to get the Perry Lakes Hawks past the Willetton Tigers in a thrilling contest in the NBL1 West Men’s over the weekend. In a highly anticipated match, Friday night’s game at Bendat Basketball Centre was a clash between two contending sides currently placed in the top four, and […]

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