The Australian Devils wheelchair team will head to Beijing this weekend to compete in the Under-25 IWBF World Championships, held from June 29-July 7.
Playoff-bound Wollongong Rollerhawks head west this weekend to take on the Outback Academy Red Dust Heelers in one of the marquee weekends of the National Wheelchair Basketball League (NWBL) season – the 2014 Woolkabunning Kiaka Cup in Western Australia.
Students can take advantage of free entry to National Basketball Wheelchair League games in Brisbane this weekend thanks to the support of the Illicit Drugs in Sport (IDiS) campaign.
After three days of non-stop action, the Women’s National Wheelchair Basketball League (WNWBL) wrapped up round one with an undefeated Victoria claiming top spot on the ladder.
The Roller Hawks are set to represent Australia at an international club champions tournament.
The Under 18 Metropolitan Men and Women both won gold medals at the 2012 National Championship held last week in Perth rewriting the history books as this is the first time since the inception of the tournament both the Metro Men and Women teams have taken out the gold medal at the same event.
The Kevin Coombs Cup tipped off yesterday in dramatic fashion, when Queensland tackled Victoria in the opening game of the tournament. Unfortunately, due to some availability issues meaning that the Queensland line-up could only take to the floor over the classification limit, the match was awarded to the VICs before the game had even started.
The 2011 National Wheelchair Basketball League is coming to a heated finals event next weekend with 4 teams playing off for the NWBL Championship Title. The NWBL Finals will be held at Logan Metro Indoor Sports Centre in Brisbane from Friday 16th to Sunday 18th September.
Basketball Australia’s Lorraine Landon has been awarded with the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) during the Australia Day Honours Awards for service to basketball through a series of managerial and administrative roles.
Women’s Wheelchair Basketball came to Sydney University and the action was non-stop, with eight games lighting up the weekend as finals time beckons.