Monthly Archives: September 2019

Under-14 Club Champs: Enthralling day one sets scene for big week in Ballarat

After a rousing opening ceremony that saw all 48 teams gather on centre court in front of 1100 spectators, the tip-off for the 2019 Under 14 Club Championship had arrived.

Bec Allen named to FIBA Women's Asia Cup 'All-Star Five'

Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals star, Bec Allen, has been named to the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup All-Star Five, after a brilliant tournament was capped off with a monster game against Korea in the third-place playoff.

Chemist Warehouse Opals secure bronze in dominant win over Korea

After six straight days of competing at the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup in India, the Chemist Warehouse Opals have claimed bronze, with an 98-62 win over Korea

Under-14 club championship media day: Teams ready to get to work in pursuit of glory

As 2019 Under-14 Club Championship media day was held, anticipation among the young competitors continued to rise. Some of the coaches spoke to what the tournament means for both themselves and the players taking part.

Chemist Warehouse Opals fall to Japan in FIBA Women's Asia Cup semi-final

The Chemist Warehouse Opals suffered through a tough shooting night in the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup semi-final, falling 76-64 to Japan.

Chemist Warehouse Opals produce emphatic response to advance to final four

The Chemist Warehouse Opals are through to the semi-final of the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup, after comfortably defeating Chinese Taipei, 90-51, on Saturday morning.

The National under-14 Club Championships set to tip-off on Sunday

The 2019 Under-14 National Club Championships are nearly upon us.

Chemist Warehouse Opals fall to China in tight tussle

The Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals faced a familiar opponent on Thursday night, falling to China, 70-69, in what was an enthralling, physical match-up.

Chemist Warehouse Opals remain undefeated with big win over New Zealand

BENGALURU, INDIA - The Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals remain undefeated at the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup, after beating New Zealand, 82-44 on Wednesday night.

Ezi Magbegor: Hard work pays off as WNBA and Tokyo 2020 dreams await

For Ezi Magbegor, April 10 would be a day like no other. The 2019 WNBA draft was inching closer, and she had no idea on what the future would bring.

Chemist Warehouse Opals start FIBA Womens Asia Cup in dominant fashion

The Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals could hardly have been more dominant in their FIBA Women’s Asia Cup opener, leading from start to finish on their way to a 123-57 win over the Philippines in Bengaluru, India.

FIBA 3x3 WWS: Australian women take gold in Tokyo

The Australian women’s 3x3 team has secured gold in Tokyo, taking out the latest stop of the Women’s World Series in Japan.

FIBA 3x3 WWS: Australia split first two games in Tokyo

The Australian woman’s 3x3 team split their two-game set in Tokyo on Saturday afternoon

Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals announce team for FIBA Women's Asia Cup

After completing a week long training camp at the AIS in Canberra, the Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals will now fly to Bengaluru, India, for the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup.

Under-16 Australian teams named for FIBA Asia Championships

Newly appointed Bendigo Spirit WNBL mentor, Tracy York, and Melbourne United assistant coach, Justin Schueller, will lead the Australian teams set to contest upcoming FIBA Under-16 Asia Championships.

Chemist Warehouse Opals finish Canberra training camp with big win over China

The Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals made a triumphant return to Canberra on Thursday night, running away with a commanding 98-63 win over the visiting Chinese team.

Refreshed Jenna O'Hea ready for packed 2019-20 calendar

Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals captain, Jenna O’Hea is heading into a jam-packed period of domestic and national team campaigns feeling “refreshed”, after overcoming some nagging off-season injuries - most notably bone bruising in her foot

FIBA 3x3 Woman's World Series: Australian team set for Tokyo stop

The next stop for the Australian woman’s 3x3 team is Tokyo, at the FIBA Woman’s World Series event to be held this weekend.