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2020 WNBL Round 1 weekday preview: Mackay and Townsville hubs tip-off as all eight teams commence

IN 2020 the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) is a little different compared to usual, with the rounds stretching over more days with extra games. At Draft Central, we will preview the weekday games, followed by the weekend games separately to ensure the permutations in the second half of the round are as accurate as […]

2020 WNBL season preview – Part 2: Finalists to line up for another crack at title

IN the second part of our two-part Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) season preview, we look at the four finalists from last year and where they stand. Expect them all to be there at the pointy end, getting stronger over the journey and making it a highly competitive season in 2020. Southside Flyers Without a […]

WNBL Free Agency: Schwagmeyer heads east as clubs sign developing stars

A PERTH Lynx talent heads east, and some college young guns return to their home states to bolster the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) with the Free Agency Period continuing over the past week where we update you since the last update. Of the eight teams, seven made changes with only reigning premiers, University of […]

2019/20 WNBL season review: Melbourne Boomers

IT was a solid season for the Melbourne Boomers who made it all the way to finals, but fell at the last hurdle against a rampaging University of Canberra (UC) Capitals. While they were strong at home winning seven out of 10 games, their ability to win on the road made them a formidable outfit […]

2019/20 WNBL preview: Round 12 – Finals race set to narrow

IT is make or break time in the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) this round, with finals well and truly on the line. If the results go the way as planned, there could be as much as a four-game gap between fourth and fifth making it incredibly difficult for the sides outside the finals spots […]

2019/20 WNBL season team preview: Perth Lynx

ONE of four clear title contenders throughout the 2018/19 Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) season, Perth Lynx fell in the semi-finals to eventual premiers, University of Canberra (UC) Capitals. The Lynx fought hard throughout but were ultimately outclassed by a better outfit over two games, though finishing four games safely inside the top four was […]

2019/20 WNBL season team preview: Melbourne Boomers

MELBOURNE Boomers might feel like they have some unfinished business heading into the 2019/20 Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) season after going down to Adelaide Lightning in the semi-finals last season. After a big season which saw Melbourne finish second overall and two wins clear of their opponents, a home loss against the Lightning ended […]

NBL1 Women’s finals review: Week 1 and 2

FOUR teams remain in the National Basketball League (NBL)1 Women’s competition after the first two weeks of finals were squeezed into a weekend. Kilsyth Cobras’ upset over minor premiers Bendigo Braves was the biggest talking point of the weekend, while Ringwood Hawks went out in straight sets. It means Nunawading Spectres now take on Kilsyth, […]

NBL1 Women’s finals preview: Qualifying and Elimination finals

AFTER a week off due to Australian Opals commitments at the national side’s training camp in Phoenix, Arizona, the best Australian players return to their respective sides to try and win their National Basketball League (NBL)1 sides a title. Just eight teams remain with the form lines very different for some sides as the most […]

NBL1 mid-season review: Ringwood Hawks

IN the mid-season break, Basketball Draft Central takes a look at each National Basketball League (NBL)1 team in both the men’s and women’s competition and will analyse how they have performed to date, some of their top performers, and the run home to see if they can make finals. Today we analyse the Ringwood Hawks, […]

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