Monthly Archives: July 2009

Barlow to miss Tall Blacks Test

Olympian David Barlow's good fortune is bad news for Basketball Australia with a new overseas contract ruling the Boomers swing man out of a crucial match against New Zealand.

Big Nate buddies up with Bulldogs

And the big men of rugby league don’t look so big any more...

U17 Oceania Championship teams named

Basketball Australia has selected its men's and women's teams in the U17 age category.

A.J. Ogilvy leads the pack back to Oz

Australian Boomers squad member AJ Ogilvy will lead his US College, Vanderbilt University, when they tour Australia to take on local teams including Dandenong, Kilsyth and the AIS in August.

Rollers World Challenge team announced

Basketball Australia can announce the 14 athletes selected to represent Australia at the Rollers World Challenge from July 29 - August 1 at Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre.

Boomers camp starts Wednesday

Australia' men's basketball team will begin a five day training camp at The Kings School in Parramatta tomorrow with South America on the mind.

Graf's back for Opals camp

Carrie Graf has returned from the overseas trip that saw her take in China, Italy, the Czech Republic, France, Latvia and the United States.

2009/10 WNBL Schedule released

Basketball Australia is pleased to announce the schedule for the 2009/10 Women's National Basketball League (WNBL), which tips off on Friday 2 October 2009.

Finals Action from U16's in Ulverstone

We have seen an amazing week of basketball here in Ulverstone, Tasmania for the Australian U16 Junior Championships. Congratulations to all teams for their performances throughout the week.

Cairns Taipans secure government sponsorship

Queensland Premier Anna Bligh has announced a $350,000 sponsorship deal with NBL team the Cairns Taipans.

U16 Nationals: Day 7 Wrap... national title up for grabs

Read about all the action from the Semi Finals before the Finals tip off on Saturday morning at the U16 National Junior Championships with all the match reports from Ulverstone, Tasmania.

Rollers to host world's best in Sydney

The Rollers will host three of the best wheelchair basketball teams on the planet in the Rollers World Challenge at the Sydney Olympic Park Sport Centre from Wednesday July 29 to Saturday August 1.

U16 Nationals: Day 6 Wrap

Read about all the action that happened on Day 6 of the U16 National Junior Championships with all the match reports from Ulverstone, Tasmania.

Ulverstone titles attract national interest

Interest in this week's Australian under 16 basketball championships at Ulverstone is spread far and wide.

Beker takes the gold

While the Australian Emus did not make it to the Gold medal game at the 2009 FIBA Under-19 World Championship for Men, there was one Australian on the floor during the decider, referee Scott Beker.

U16 Nationals: Day 5 wrap

Follow the games from Day 5 at the U16 National Junior Championships with all the match reports from Ulverstone, Tasmania