Monthly Archives: September 2009

NWBL: Finals action lights up this weekend

The National Wheelchair Basketball League hosts their final series this weekend at the Sydney Uni Sports and Aquatic Centre.

Australian Development Camp squad announced

Basketball Australia has selected 51 athletes to attend the next Australian Development Camp to be held September 22 - 25 at the Australian Institute of Sport.

Hawks win NBL Top End Challenge

The Wollongong Hawks have stunned the National Basketball League by taking out the Top End Challenge pre-season tournament in Darwin with a tough 94-88 win over the more fancied New Zealand Breakers.

WNWBL: Hills Hornets take the title

The Hills Hornets have clinched the 2009 Women's National Wheelchair Basketball League title with a comfortable 66-49 triumph over the Perth Western Stars at Sydney Uni Sports and Aquatic Centre on Sunday.


The NBL preseason Top End Challenge is underway in Darwin, with twelve games scheduled over three days. Wollongong and New Zealand are undefeated after two days and will play off in the final on Saturday night.

Trans-Tasman women’s trophy to honour Landon name

Women’s international matches between Australia and New Zealand will now be played for the Landon Shield in honour of BA’s GM of National Teams and Competitions Lorraine Landon.

Opals thump Tall Ferns to win Oceania Championship

Australia's women's basketball team has shown no mercy against the Tall Ferns at the AIS Arena in Canberra, downing New Zealand by a commanding 40 points to clinch the 2009 FIBA Oceania Championship for Women, 97-57.

Rohanee Cox out 2-4 months with knee injury

Beijing Olympian and reigning Women's National Basketball League Most Valuable Player Rohanee Cox is out of tonight's international against New Zealand in Canberra and will miss the start of the WNBL season in October.

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Aussie basketball legend enters world Hall of Fame

FIBA, the world governing body of basketball, has announced that Australian Alistair Ramsay MBE OAM will be inducted into the FIBA Hall of Fame.

Boomers sign naming rights sponsor

Basketball Australia (BA) has continued to defy the international downturn in sports sponsorship by procuring Golden Star as the long-term naming rights sponsor of the Australian men's basketball team, the Boomers.


A message from Basketball Australi Chief Executive Larry Sengstock...

Boomers topple Turkey to win Stankovic Cup Gold

Australia's men's basketball team has won a Gold Medal at the Boris Stankovic Continental Cup in Kunshan City, China after downing Turkey in the final by seventeen points, 69-52.