It’s not often a girl can go almost immediately from a WNBL Grand Final, to a roster spot on the defending WNBA champion, playing alongside some of the league’s best players on a stacked team. Rachel Jarry did it though. Playing time may be limited on a roster filled with talent, but the 21-year old Jarry is happy to play her role, and learn from the best.
The Under 23 Men’s Wheelchair team is currently scheduled to travel to Turkey next week to participate in the IWBF Championships in Adana – located approximately 180km from Aleppo, Syria, where the security situation has been escalating in recent days.
The Australian Jayco Opals have locked in their place at the 2014 FIBA World Championships for women with a 2-0 sweep of New Zealand in the 2013 FIBA Oceania Championships.
Stars of the 2012 London Olympic Games Lauren Jackson and Jenni Screen will lead the Jayco Australian Opals for the 2013 FIBA Oceania Championships, with the duo today named co-captains.
The Australian Boomers have named a star-studded team to face New Zealand for the 2013 FIBA Oceania Championships, headlined by London Olympic stars Patty Mills and Joe Ingles.
The Australian Jayco Opals will return to Canberra this week with a FIBA Oceania training squad headlined by no less than five 2012 London Olympians alongside a host of WNBL emerging stars.