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Third quarter blitz sees Sharks devour Bulls

A DOMINANT third term is all it took for Southland Sharks to put away Franklin Bulls and end the Bulls’ hopes of a Final 6 finish in the New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL). The Sharks were on the ropes throughout the first half, trailing by 13 points at half-time, but a barnstorming 33-15 third […]

Hawks keep touch with top four, down Bulls

IT was the equivalent of a four-point game given the stakes, and Hawke’s Bay Hawks came out on top, defeating Franklin Bulls in a strong New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) performance. Both sides had recorded seven wins for the season coming into the Round 12 clash, and the Hawks were able to go outright […]

Bulls down Giants to get back on track

KICKING off Saturday night’s New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) action, the Franklin Bulls were able to pull off the upset and down the Nelson Giants. The two sides faced off at Trafalgar Centre, with the Giants coming in as favourites thanks to their hot start to the year, especially compared to the Bulls, who […]

Jets soar over Bulls to claim maiden win for 2022

THE Manawatu Jets have finally got on the board for season 2022 of the New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL), defeating the Franklin Bulls to the tune of eight points on Sunday afternoon. Manawatu came into the clash as the clear underdog against a Bulls side that was treading water in its first six games […]

Tuatara regain top spot, shake off Bulls

IT was far from easy and took just about all of the match to finally get it done, but Auckland Tuatara racked up another New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) win to regain top spot on the 2022 season ladder. The Tuatara were able to shake off a determined Franklin Bulls outfit who were missing […]

McCullough magic helps Nuggets blow away Bulls

A LONG-RANGE shooting performance from Nikau McCullough has helped the Otago Nuggets account for the Franklin Bulls, getting up by 17 points on the road in the New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) last night. The win was the Nuggets’ third consecutive victory as they bounced back from an 0-2 start, whilst the Bulls fell […]

Giants rise to hand Bulls first loss

NELSON Giants have handed Franklin Bulls their first loss of the 2022 New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) season, running out 17-point winners in a low-scoring contest. Piling on 25 points in the second term, the Giants were able to build a double-digit lead heading into the second half, which ultimately lead to the win. […]

Bulls topple Sharks in NZNBL nail-biter

IT was an unpredictable game from start to finish, with the momentum-swinging New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) contest eventually going the way of the Franklin Bulls, defeating Southland Sharks by four points. In a battle between two undefeated sides, the Bulls looked to be home early in the third term by building a 14-point […]

NZNBL Round 2 preview: Bulls and Sharks to clash

A BLOCKBUSTER Round 2 of action will see plenty of imports and local talent return to the New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL). With Round 1 in the books, there are plenty of different formlines and teams hoping to either rise up or maintain their form from the opening week. AROUND THE COURTS Round 2 […]

Bulls storm to thrilling win over Hawks

FRANKLIN Bulls have secured a thrilling four-point win over Hawke’s Bay Hawks to kick-off their New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) in style. The Bulls found themselves trailing at the first break, but then took control from the midpoint of the second term to never concede the lead again. Though it only got into double […]

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