With the opening of the 2019 INAS Global Games in Brisbane just days away, the Australian Boomerangs and Pearls have arrived in Queensland to tip-off preparations.
Basketball Australia is thrilled to announce the head coaches of the Australian Pearls and Boomerangs, the national teams for female and male athletes with an intellectual impairment, as they prepare to lead the teams at the 2019 INAS Global Games in Brisbane from October 9-20.
The Australian Boomerangs and Pearls have completed a successful tournament at the 2017 INAS World Basketball Championships for players with an intellectual disability, with all three teams coming home with medals.
The Australian Men’s Basketball team for players with an intellectual disability (Boomerangs) will return to Loano Italy for the 2017 INAS Basketball World Championships in November.
The Boomerangs today played their most critical game of the Global Games thus far in a semi-final showdown with Brazil, the winner of this game to advance to the Gold Medal game against the winner of the Portugal/Venezuela game.
The Australian Basketball team for Athletes with an Intellectual Disability, the Boomerangs, are in search of a new Head Coach, following the decision of long-serving leader, Peter Corr, to step down from the role.
The Australian Pearls have advanced to the Gold Medal Game at the 2009 Global Games after defeating Japan 54-30 in Liberec, Czech Republic yesterday.