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Pouakai pile on pain for Hoiho

AS finals approach, Mainland Pouakai picked up a 13-goal victory over the struggling Southern Hoiho to move to outright third on the Tauihi Basketball Aotearoa ladder. Nearly all of the Pouakai’s work was done in the opening 10 minutes at the Edgar Centre, piling on 26 points to 12 in a dominant Sunday afternoon clash. […]

Hoiho break winless drought against Whai

AFTER six consecutive losses to start the Tauihi Basketball Aotearoa season, Southern Hoiho snapped its winless drought to post a much-needed victory over Mid-North Whai yesterday. The Hoiho’s hopes of a win were not great early as they slumped to a 10-point deficit at quarter time, but then turned it around over the next three […]

Queens rule over Hoiho

THREE rounds down and the Tauihi Basketall Aotearoa ladder has some superb symmetry to it following the Tokomanawa Queens‘ win over Southern Hoiho last night. The final game of Round 3 saw the Queens defeat the winless Hoiho by 19 points and move up to equal second on the table, now all five teams have […]

Kahu holds off Hoiho in thriller

THOUGH a top against bottom clash, the Round 3 battle between the unbeaten Northern Kahu and winless Southern Hoiho went down to the wire. The Tauihi Basketball Aotearoa Friday night contest at Eventfinda Stadium went both ways at times, with the 0-4 Hoiho taking it right up to the 4-0 Kahu on their home deck, […]

Whai us? Hoiho feel the sting in second half

A MASSIVE 41 points to 13 second half – mostly emphasised by a 29-5 third term – has seen the Whai record their second straight win in the Tauihi Basketball Aoetearoa. The Round 2 fixture last night saw the Whai come from behind at the first two breaks to post a 27-point victory over the […]

NBL1 South women’s team summary: Diamond Valley Eagles

IN light of the COVID-19 global pandemic, the National Basketball League (NBL)1 South Conference has been cancelled this year. As such, while Draft Central intended to do a preview on all teams leading up to the delayed start, it will instead be a team summary from last season and what they might look to improve […]

NBL1 Women’s Round 15 review: Braves make a statement as Cobras secure fourth

THE final round of the National Basketball League (NBL)1 Women’s competition is done and dusted, with the top eight locked up ahead of the start of finals in a fortnight. Bendigo Braves sent a message to the rest of the competition with a comprehensive 30-point win over second placed Geelong Supercats to lock up the […]

NBL1 Women’s Round 14 review: Bendigo Braves reclaim top spot

WITH two wins separating seventh from eighth in the National Basketball League (NBL)1, very few spots remain for a finals opportunity with four teams still contesting for eighth. The Bendigo Braves and Geelong Supercats have cemented their positions in the top-two, earning double chances with the Ringwood Hawks and Kilsyth Cobras still able to drop […]

NBL1 Women’s Round 13 review: Bendigo Braves make it nine in a row

THE Geelong Supercats cleaned up their first game of the NBL (National Basketball League)1 for Round 13, against the Ballarat Rush – defeating the home side 82-70. The game opened very much in Geelong’s favour (19-10) but took a turn in the second and third with Ballarat snaring consecutive 23-point terms, compared to 19 and […]

NBL1 Women’s Round 10 review: Sabres, Eagles wreak havoc on top eight sides

GEELONG Supercats, Bendigo Braves and Kilsyth Cobras’ winning runs continued as Dandenong Rangers’ poor form stretched another week in a big round of National Basketball League (NBL)1 Women’s action. In the shocks of the round, bottom two sides Southern Sabres and Diamond Valley Eagles both picked up their third and second wins respectively to move […]