Monthly Archives: July 2010

Gems' France Tour: Blog #5, preparing in Troyes

Jillian Haughton and Ashleigh Stonehouse from the Australian U19 Women's team, the Gems, bring you the latest news from behind the scenes at the team camp.

Gems on a roll in France

After winning the recent tournament in Reze, France, the Australian U19 Women's team, the Gems, have carried their fine form into the Troyes tournament, winning their opening game overnight.

Gliders back on track ahead of Worlds

The Gliders will play of for the Gold medal at the World Championship warm up tournament in Berlin, Germany after day two at the tournament.

16 Champs: Day 1 Results

The Australian U16 Championships opened at the Logan Indoor Metro Sports Centre today in South East Queensland with 12 matches taking place.

U17 Men conquered by Canada at Worlds

The Australian U17 Men's team has dropped to a 0-2 win-loss record at the FIBA U17 World Championship for Men after being eclipsed by Canada 76-68 in Hamburg, Germany overnight.

Gliders lose to Germany in Worlds warm up game

The Australian Gliders played their first game in a World Championship warm up tournament in Berlin tonight, losing to host Germany 62-46.

Molloy: Players must become international learners

On Friday Australia's U17s lost their tournament opener to an impressive Poland team. In spite of this disappointment, Australia head coach Guy Molloy agreed to an interview with, in which he discussed his team’s performance and gave his impressions on the specificities of coaching this age group.

Opals overpowered by China in tour opener

The Jayco Australian Opals were outplayed by China falling 74-59 in game one of their three-game series in Jiyuan, China overnight.

U17 Men pipped by Poland in Worlds opener

The Australian U17 Men's team will be aiming to win their next game to get their 2010 FIBA U17 World Championship for Men campaign back on track after losing their opening game of the Preliminary Rounds in Hamburg, Germany overnight.

Opals prepared to face Worlds opponent

The Jayco Opals have arrived in JiYuan for the first leg of their China-USA-Hungary tour where they will face the Chinese Women's National team in a series of 3 friendly games in China.

Gems' France Tour: Blog #4 into Troyes

After claiming the trophy in Reze, the Australian U19 Women's Team, the Gems, travelled on to Troyes where they will play Germany, Belgium and France. Madeleine Garrick and Rebecca Cole blog from Troyes.

Where to now?

Paulo Kennedy wraps up the Boomers World Challenge for