Monthly Archives: December 2012

Motum, Delly leading Aussie charge in US college

The praise continues to be showered on Australian Boomers star Matthew Dellavedova, with the Saint Mary’s Gaels guard earning more plaudits for his amazing start to his senior year.

Jackson to be immortalised in wax

Jayco Australian Opals star Lauren Jackson is one of six Australian sporting greats nominated to be immortalised in wax at the world-famous Madame Tussauds Wax Museum in Sydney.

Origin get millions while basketball's No School No Play gets big cuts

Basketball Australia Chief Executive Officer Kristina Keneally today criticised Peter Garrett’s decision to give millions to Queensland’s Former Origin Greats (FOGS) to encourage kids to attend school – while at the same time cutting funding for the highly successful No School No Play program.

Winners celebrated at 2012 Aust Schools C'ship

John Paul College and Caulfield Grammar have emerged as the big winners, taking Gold at the 2012 Australian Schools Championship held in Melbourne last week.

All eyes on Townsville for WNBL/NBL weekend

North Queensland will be a buzz this weekend with Basketball Australia Chief Executive Officer Kristina Keneally on hand to formally honour Townsville Fire captain Rachael Flanagan for her 250th WNBL game and witness gun Townsville Crocodiles recruit Luke Nevill in his second NBL game this season.

Coaches named for Australian U17 Teams

Basketball Australia is pleased to announce the appointment of the Head Coaches for the Australian Under 17 Men’s and Women’s teams as preparations begin towards the 2014 FIBA Under 17 World Championships.

No to second Melbourne NBL bid

The Board of Basketball Australia will not proceed with a bid for a second Melbourne NBL team.

Jackson, Kean honoured with awards

Lauren Jackson and Bridie Kean have been honoured at the Women’s Health magazine’s I Support Women in Sport event.

Basketball Australia urges Minister to save No School, No Play

Basketball Australia is urging the Federal government to save the highly successful No School No Play program.

Tina McKenzie retires from Gliders

Paralympian Tina McKenzie has announced her decision to retire.

Gold Medals for Aussies at PYC

Australia are the FIBA Oceania Pacific Youth Champions after capping off a brilliant, defeating arch-rival New Zealand in the Gold Medal games to cap off a phenomenal week of basketball in Churchill, Victoria.