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2021/22 WNBL Round 3 Team of the Week

AFTER another round of exciting WNBL action, there were plenty of star performances across all teams and all the games. Let us take a look at who the star players were that made this week’s Team of the Week. Point Guard – Lindsay Allen (Melbourne Boomers)            Lindsay Allen was on fire in front of the […]

Flyers and Boomers to reignite rivalry

AFTER border closures and COVID-19 cases meant a lot of fixture changes, this weekend Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) fans will finally get a full weekend of basketball to enjoy. Southside Flyers vs Melbourne BoomersSaturday at 5pmDandenong Stadium This is the second time these two sides have met this season, having met previously only a […]

2021/22 WNBL Team of the Week: Round 2

IN this series each week, we take a look at the strongest performing players at each position to create the league’s Team of the Week. Although there was one game cancelled due to a Covid case last round, there was still plenty of enthralling action to keep fans entertained. Point Guard – Lauren Nicholson (Townsville) […]

Opals squad announced for the 2022 World Cup

IN a much-anticipated release this morning, the 2022 Opals squad for next year’s World Cup in Sydney was announced. The 24-strong squad is full of talent. It includes the likes of Tokyo 2020 squad members Jenna O’Hea, Marianna Tolo, and Sara Blicavs, and Asia Cup squad members Keely Froling, Darcee Garbin, and Maddison Rocci. This […]

WNBL 2021/22 Season Preview – Townsville Fire

THE 2021 Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) returns on December 4, meaning it is time for our season previews to begin. Today is the Townsville Fire, who were so close to claiming the title, but ultimately finished 2nd in 2020. Townsville 2020 Finish: 2nd Recruits: Monique Billings (WNBA), Micaela Cocks (returns from maternity leave), Alecia […]

2021 NBL1 South Women’s: Round 15

ROUND 15 of the National Basketball League (NBL1) South Women’s played host to a couple of close calls as nine games played out across the weekend. There were a couple of surprise results as second and third dropped games against their lower placed opponents. The contest between Knox Basketball and Melbourne Tigers went down to […]

NBL1 South Women’s wrap: Round 6

FRANKSTON Blues stand as the only undefeated side in the competition after Knox Raiders suffered a narrow defeat, and the Blues fought back to win their clash with Geelong Supercats in a blockbuster National Basketball League (NBL)1 South women’s Round 6 of action. Geelong Supercats (75) def. by Frankston Blues (80) The rampaging Frankston Blues […]

NBL1 South women’s wrap: Round 5

BENDIGO Braves managed to end the winning streak of one side in the Eltham Wildcats over the weekend, but fell short of inflicting the same fate on another one in Frankston Blues, in what was a huge National Basketball League (NBL)1 weekend of action. Hobart Chargers (84) def. Diamond Valley Eagles (68) Opening the round […]

2021 NBL1 South Women’s wrap: Round 4

ELTHAM Wildcats have moved to the top of the National Basketball League (NBL)1 South women’s competition ladder following back-to-back wins on the Apple Isle. Nunawading Spectres also won a couple of games to move up the table, while Frankston Blues and Knox Raiders continued their unbeaten runs to the end of Round 4. Hobart Chargers […]

2021 NBL1 South preview: Round 4

IT is already up to Round 4 in the National Basketball League (NBL)1 South competition, and our matches of the round this week feature the 3-1 Bendigo Braves and Melbourne Tigers in the women’s, whilst in the men’s, the undefeated Knox Raiders (3-0) lock horns with the Ringwood Hawks (2-1). WOMEN’S: In our NBL1 South […]

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