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Meteors claim NBL1 North Men’s title after overtime thriller

MACKAY Meteors have claimed the 2021 National Basketball League (NBL)1 North Men’s title, winning game two in a thrilling overtime contest against Cairns Marlins by three points. The result was an identical margin to game one, showing not much between the sides, but the Meteors proved that little bit better again, closing out the need […]

NBL1 North Men’s Grand Final wrap: Game One

THE Mackay Meteors have taken the first game in the NBL1 North Men’s Grand Final series, holding on in a thriller against the Cairns Marlins to claim a three-point victory at Mackay Basketball Stadium on Friday night. The Marlins gave themselves every opportunity to win, including a chance to take the game to overtime with […]

Marlins stun Thunder, set up Meteoric grand final

CAIRNS Marlins have defied the odds to reach the 2021 National Basketball League (NBL)1 North Men’s Division Grand Final, knocking off minor premiers Logan Thunder in the semi-finals. The fifth placed Marlins first overcame Gold Coast Rollers in the elimination final, and have now taken down the Thunder – who previously only had one loss […]

2021 NBL1 North men’s finals preview: Week 2

THE semi-finals are set to be action packed with the winner from the two matches progressing to the National Basketball League (NBL1) North men’s grand final. Top of the table Logan Thunder will be eager to assert themselves against their lower ranked opposition Cairns Marlins, while the Mackay Meteors will be hoping to inflict a […]

2021 NBL1 North men’s finals wrap: Week 1

THE qualifying finals played host to a mixed bag of results in the National Basketball League (NBL)1 North Men’s with only one game decided by 10 points or less. The winners from the four games moved through to the next stage with the semi-finals to be held this weekend. Gold Coast Rollers (72) defeated by […]

2021 NBL1 North wrap: Round 12

JUST a trio of North Queensland clashes in each of the men’s and women’s National Basketball League (NBL1) North divisions proceeded last weekend due to the snap lockdown announced on Saturday. The Friday night clash saw Townsville Flames win both games over South West Metro Pirates, with Mackay and Rockhampton winning their respective clashes over […]

NBL 1 North wrap: Round 11

IN an unimpeded National Basketball League (NBL)1 North competition, there were some serious thrillers that played out across the men’s and women’s divisions in Round 11. Men’s: Townsville and Brisbane gave fans a Saturday night show after the two sides couldn’t be separated in regulation time. The back-and-forth contest was settled by a dominant overtime […]

NBL1 North wrap: Round 4

ROUND 4 of the National Basketball League (NBL)1 competition saw Townsville Flames/Heat and Rockhampton Cyclones/Rockets do the triple and play three games across the weekend for mixed results. We recap a big round of action. WOMEN’S: An unbeaten clash between Logan Thunder and Townsville Flames opened up Round 4 of the NBL1 North women’s competition, […]

NBL1 North wrap: Round 3

THERE were a number of tight contests in the National Basketball League (NBL)1 North, particularly in the men’s division as we recap some of the big results and top individual performances from Round 3 of the competitions. WOMEN’S: Brisbane Capitals survived a scare from Northside Wizards to stand up in the final term and record […]

NBL1 North wrap: Round 2

RETURNING for Round 2 of the National Basketball League (NBL)1 North competition, there were a number of tight contests, and some blowouts across both the men’s and women’s divisions. WOMEN: Gold Coast Rollers (91) def. Cairns Dolphins (63) Gold Coast Rollers backed up their double-win first round with a third straight victory to open Round […]

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