Monthly Archives: June 2012

Farewell Series TV schedule announced

Basketball fans who can’t make it to Victoria to see the Australian Boomers and Jayco Opals play in The Farewell Series which starts this Sunday (June 24) will still be able to watch games with the full broadcast schedule for

Jayco Opals and Boomers ready to tip-off Farewell Series

The Jayco Australian Opals and Australian Boomers basketball teams will tip off The Farewell Series tomorrow from Hisense Arena in a double-header match-up, with the Jayco Opals doing battle with Brazil and the Boomers facing Greece.

Kristina Keneally named BA CEO

Former NSW Premier Kristina Keneally has been named CEO of Basketball Australia.

Boomers Olympic team revealed

The Australian Boomers team for London has been announced.

Opals team for London announced

The Opals team for the London Olympic Games has been announced.

Boomers open training this Friday

Come along and watch the Australian Boomers train for free this Friday in Melbourne.

AUDIO: Patty Mills on SEN

Listen to audio of Patty Mills chatting to SEN's 'Morning Glory' radio show.

Greek team named for Boomers Farewell Series

Greece has named their team for The Farewell Series against the Boomers and Brett Brown says they will provide tough competition.

Boomers arrive in Melbourne for camp

The Australian men’s national basketball team, the Boomers, gather in Melbourne today (Tuesday 19 June) to gear up their preparations for London with the last training camp before their three-game series against Greece, known as The Farewell Series, which starts this Sunday (24 June).

AUDIO: Aleks Maric on SEN

Listen to Boomers star Aleks Maric speak to 'HarfTime' on SEN.

Roller Hawks claim back-to-back NWBL titles

The Wollongong Roller Hawks are set to create their own dynasty after breaking the Perth Wheelcats stranglehold on the National Wheelchair Basketball League, claiming the 2012 Championship in front of an adoring home crowd 79-59. After winning NWBL championships from

Back in the Day: Hear Them Roar

The 'Back in the Day' time-machine takes us back to June 1997.

Ingles joins Boomers for Farewell Series

Fresh from leading his European club team Regal FC Barcelona to the Spanish league title, former National Basketball League Rookie of the Year Joe Ingles has confirmed he will be joining the Australian Boomers men’s national basketball team in time for their three-match series against Greece which starts this Sunday at Melbourne’s Hisense Arena.

Jayco Opals wrap Euro tour with win over Russia

The Jayco Australian Opals have finished off their European tour on a high note, narrowly beating Russia overnight by two points in Varese, Italy, 74-72, to end the trip with three wins and two losses.

Boomers Farewell Series games nearly sold-out

Two of the three Boomers' games for The Farewell Series have already sold-out.

Jayco Opals narrowly fall to Russia

Despite resting Lauren Jackson, the Jayco Opals have pushed world basketball superpower Russia on their European tour.

U17 teams named ahead of FIBA World Champs

The U17 Men’s and Women’s teams that will take on the world at the upcoming U17 FIBA World Championship have been named.

Emerging Opals beat Angola, fall to NZ

The Emerging Opals have started the next mini four-nations pre-olympic tournament with a win. Although the wait for the game was long (we played at 11.30pm AEST), the team showed some resilience to pull away with the 14 point victory.