Friday, 24th May, 2019

Basketball

‘I always wanted to leave a legacy’: WNBL MVP medal to be named after...

The Women’s National Basketball League has announced the competition’s most valuable player will be presented the Suzy Batkovic Medal from next season. It's news Newcastle's basketballing queen never expected, even after her retirement was heralded...

‘We have a lot to build on’: Ebzery’s season ends at the hands of...

After a twinkle of hope was raised mid-week leading into the Perth Lynx's second semi-final clash against the resurgent Canberra Capitals, the western team's 2018/19 season has come to an end with a 91-75...

‘We let ourselves down’: Ebzery fighting to keep season alive in sudden death playoff

Newcastle's Katie Ebzery may be right in the mix of the Women's National Basketball League playoffs, but if Perth Lynx slip against the UC Capitals on Thursday evening their season's campaign will be snuffed...

Katie Ebzery to continue her Australian Opals story in 2019

Katie Ebzery has been named as one of 27 players that will represent Australia in the Opals squad in 2019. The squad also boasts 22 players who have competed in the Women's National Basketball League...

Katie Ebzery continues strong start to the WNBL season with Perth Lynx

When Katie Ebzery made the journey across the width of the nation to join west coast based Perth Lynx for the 2018/19 season in the Women's National Basketball League, she likely didn't have any...

Palmer and the Gems claim revenge over Korea in third place match

Newcastle's Isabel Palmer and the Australian Gems have claimed bronze at the FIBA Under 18 Women's Asian Championships, exacting revenge on Korea with a 75-58 victory after their rivals downed them in the group...

Ebzery posts first win with Perth Lynx alongside massive 250 game milestone

Newcastle's Katie Ebzery hit a massive milestone in her domestic career last weekend as she scored her first victory with Perth, clocking up her 250th start in the Women's National Basketball League. Ebzery's milestone victory...

McLean kicks off WNBL campaign with victory over fellow Hunter products

Newcastle Hunters rising star Hannah Young has already collected her first win in the Women's National Basketball League, playing just over seven minutes in the 21 point victory over the Sydney Uni Flames in...

Keeble, Nimmo named in Under 17 squad for upcoming country development tournament

TWO Newcastle basketballing talents have been named in the Under 17s squad for the upcoming NSW Country Development Tournament, to be hosted in the Hunter in January of next year. Holly Keeble and Hannah Nimmo...

Ebzery and the Opals run second at FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup

Newcastle's Katie Ebzery and the Australian Opals have claimed silver at the Women's Basketball World Cup in Tenerife after falling to ten-time champions USA 56-73. While the Opals had a strong showing across much of...