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Queens rule to claim inaugural title

AFTER an action-packed season, Tokomanawa Queens have taken out the 2022 Tauihi Basketball Aotearoa title, defeating Northern Kahu by nine points at The Trafalgar Centre on the weekend. The Queens finished second behind the Kahu on the ladder coming into the finals series, but headed into Saturday’s decider with plenty of confidence, having defeated them […]

Queens match to victory in second half

A STARRING second half performance of 56 points to 34 has resulted in the Tokomanawa Queens securing their place in the 2022 Tauihi Basketball Aotearoa Grand Final. The Queens knocked off Mainland Pouakai by 24 points, storming to victory off the back of an international trio. Though the Pouakai – who have caused headaches for […]

First half dominance sees Queens ground Hoiho

A DOMINANT first half performance from Tokomanawa Queens has resulted in the Queens getting up over Southern Hoiho by 15 points and moving into outright second on the ladder with the victory. Coming into the clash with a 4-4 record, the Queens needed a victory to keep on top of their nearest rivals, and they […]

Queens rule over Pouakai after quarter time

A MID-TABLE clash with finals implications on the line, Tokomanawa Queens have taken down Mainland Pouakai in a win on the road to leapfrog the Pouakai into equal second. The Queens and Pouakai both sat at three wins from seven games, but the crucial 19-point victory in favour of the visitors saw Tokomanawa rise up […]

Whai find sting to dethrone Queens

AFTER a shock loss to the previously winless Southern Hoiho the night before, Mid-North Whai bounced back in the best way possible, defeating a fast-finishing Tokomanawa Queens by eight points. The Tauihi Basketball Aotearoa Round 4 match saw the Whai take control through the first half, but be challenged late, only for the visitors to […]

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 […]

Queens rule over winless Hoiho

TOKOMANAWA Queens have stormed away from an early Southern Hoiho resistance to move to equal second on the Tauihi Basketball Aotearoa ladder. The Queens and Hoiho were at 17 points apiece at quarter time, before the home team broke the game open with 47 points to 24 over the next two quarters to run away […]

Queens hold on against fast-finishing Whai

AFTER surviving a comeback from Whai, Tokomanawa Queens have recorded a nail-biting four-point win to open their Tauihi Basketball Aotearoa season. The Queens raced out to an 18-point quarter time lead, before Whai clicked into gear. The victors hit back hard late in the match, winning both the second and fourth terms, but ultimately falling […]

2022 Tauihi Basketball Aotearoa season preview

IN a new era for women’s basketball in New Zealand, the 2022 Tauihi Basketball Aotearoa tips off tonight. There are five teams competing for the prize this season, with a seven-round competition followed by a knockout finals series over two days. The top four sides will play finals, meaning the teams just have to avoid […]

2021 NZNBL Women’s Round 1 preview: Dream and Wizards’ triple treat over opening weekend

AUCKLAND Wildcats and Waikato Wizards have a busy opening weekend of action, tipping off the New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) competition tonight, in the first of three games across the weekend. The Dream face reigning premiers Harbour Breeze on Saturday, and Canterbury Wildcats on Sunday, whilst the Wizards face Otago Gold Rush and Capital […]

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