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Opals announce Olympic squad for Paris Games

EARLIER today, the Australian Opals announced their extended squad for the upcoming 2024 Paris Olympic Games, which are set to kick off on July 26. The Opals recently cemented their spot at the Games after producing a dominant campaign at the Olympic Qualifiers. The tournament was capped off with an emphatic 85-52 win over Germany […]

Brazil-bound Opals announce Olympic Qualifiers squad

WITH the 2024 Paris Olympics getting closer by the day, the Australian Opals have announced their squad for the Qualifying tournament in Brazil next month. The Opals will face off against the host nation, Serbia, and Germany from February 7-11 in a bid to book a spot at the world’s premier sporting event later this […]

Aussies in the WNBA: Smith soars for Sky

THE WNBA action continued over the weekend with a fresh batch of games taking place in the biggest women’s basketball league in the world. After building strongly over the first few weeks, Hobart native Alanna Smith delivered a standout performance in the Chicago Sky’s win over the Minnesota Lynx on the weekend. The Sky headed […]

Aussies in the WNBA: Melbourne makes her mark

THE Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) season has kicked off for the 2023 season, and there are plenty of Aussies making an impact on the big stage. The Australian basketball factory is continuing to churn out plenty of strong players, with that figure growing on a yearly basis. The WNBL season wraps just before the […]

WNBL season set to kick off with big matchup

THE WOMEN’S National Basketball League (WNBL) is back for another fixture, as the finest players from around the country hit the court this week to kick-off the 2022/23 fixture. Starting on Wednesday night, the eight teams will lock horns to fight for the ultimate glory in what is shaping up to be a cracking season. […]

2021/22 WNBL: Stats Wrap – Lightning vs Boomers

WITH the finals series well underway for the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL), the Melbourne Boomers have maintained their status as the side to beat. Against the Adelaide Lightning on Saturday afternoon at the Lights Community and Sports Centre, the Boomers were a class above their opponents on their way to a 12 point victory […]

Boomers looking to keep momentum going in finals

HOW much can regular season form translate into finals? That is the question for the Melbourne Boomers as it is finally that time of year for the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL), with the finals series kicking off this weekend. The competition’s top four sides will face off for a spot in the grand final […]

Melbourne Boom to second spot

THE weekend has seen some exciting action from the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL), as the final round of play takes place at a number of courts around Australia. Saturday saw a blockbuster double-header that kicked off with a clash between the Melbourne Boomers and the UC Capitals at the Melbourne Sports Centre in the […]

WNBL Round 15 preview: Final frontier

A BLOCKBUSTER final round featuring seven games across five days will wrap up the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) 2021/22 season. The University of Canberra (UC) Capitals enter the last round on top, two wins clear of the second placed Perth Lynx, but also two games in hand. The Lynx have been incredibly unlucky with […]

2021/22 WNBL: Team of the Week – Round 14

THE penultimate round of the 2021/22 Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) has wrapped, and there was plenty to take out of the weekend’s action. With finals just around the corner, there is plenty to play for in the last batch of games, and it was evident across the schedule. There were some fantastic individual outings, […]

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