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Bulls bounce back to ground Jets

AFTER a loss the night before, Franklin Bulls bounced back in the best way possible, knocking off Manawatu Jets by 16 points on the road to move up to fifth on the New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL). The match was ultimately decided in the first half, as the visitors poured on 51 points to […]

Jets claw past wounded Hawks

MANAWATU Jets took full advantage of a Hawke’s Bay Hawks side that had a run of bad luck both pre and mid-game to secure a tight three-point win in a rare mid-week New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) fixture. The Jets never had it easy, but were able to set up the win with a […]

Nuggets first quarter blitz floors Jets

A FIRST quarter domination by Otago Nuggets has helped them defeat the winless Manawatu Jets and move to 4-2 themselves in the 2022 New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) season. The Nuggets piled on 23 points to nine in the opening term to race out to a 14-point lead, and though the Jets fought hard […]

Rams raid hangar to hold off Jets

A DOMINANT first term set up Canterbury Rams has set up an important 10-point win over Manawatu Jets in the New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) Round 3 clash. The Rams piled on 31 points to 15 in the first quarter, and whilst the Jets were able to maintain a consistent approach after that – […]

Sharks destroy Jets to devour second win

AFTER suffering defeat at the hands of Franklin Bulls over the weekend, Southland Sharks bounced back in comprehensive fashion, taking care of the Manawatu Jets by 19 points. The Sharks dominated the first term to race out to a 17-goal lead, and whilst at times the Jets put up some resistance, ultimately they were never […]

Airs bounce back to fly high over Jets

A DOMINANT first half performance from Taranaki Mountainairs has seen them produce a 21-point victory over Manawatu Jets, bouncing back from their earlier loss to Auckland Tuatara. The Airs raced away to a 13-point lead at quarter time and blew it out to 20 by the main break. Though the Jets put up a fight […]

2022 NZNBL preview: Manawatu Jets

HAVING finished inside the bottom two last season, the Manawatu Jets are out for a more competitive 2022 New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL). The Jets have assembled a 12-man roster for the upcoming year, and will again be looking to punch above their weight with plenty of fresh faces in the team. KEY CHANGES: […]

Saints and Sharks grab wins to extend stranglehold on top two spots

WELLINGTON Saints and Southland Sharks have grabbed wins in an action-packed night of New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) action, to extend their lead at the top of the table. The Sharks are running hot with a five-game winning streak, whilst the Saints bounced back from their first loss the night before – to the […]