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Sandy Brondello To Visit Sydney

 

All Basketball NSW members and friends are invited to come and meet visiting coach Sandy Brondello on October 8 at Norths Stadium, 4pm - 5.30pm

Sandy is the Head Coach of the 2014 WNBA Championship Winning Team Phoenix Mercury and 2014 WNBA Coach of the Year. 

She represented Australia for 17 years, played 302 games, went to four Olympic Games (2 Silver and 1 Bronze Medal) and four World Championships (2 bronze Medals).

Sandy has a wealth of experience and stories to share such as going from being a country girl to a WNBA head coach!

 

For all enquiries contact NSBA on 9906 7877

Country & Metro Representation for NSW in U19 Gems Team

Tahlia Tupaea (NSWM) and Montana Farrah-Seaton (NSWC) have been chosen to represent their country upon their selection in the U19 Gems team ahead of the upcoming FIBA Oceania U19 Championships.

The chamionships are to be held at the Vodafone Arena Suva FIJI during 1-6 December 2014. With strong support of the Fiji Government, Vodafone Arena will be rejuvenated to a World Class Venue that will host the 300 participating players and officials in the Championships.

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Upcoming BNSW Selection Trials

 

With the conclusion of the junior representative season, selection trials for BNSW state teams, ECC and SCC are soon under way.
The U/18 State Team trials are about to begin for NSW Metropolitan athletes. Trials start up 1st November at Bankstown Basketball Stadium. Trials are open to any NSW Metropolitan athlete born 1998 or 1999 currently registered and playing in a BNSW affiliate Member Association with a Sydney Metropolitan residential address.
The 2015 Australian Under 18 Championship will be held in Ballarat Victoria from Saturday 11th – Saturday 18th April. BNSW will select a squad of 20 players to participate in the 2014 East Coast Challenge held from Wednesday 7th January – Friday 9th January 2015 at Hills Basketball Stadium.

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Jayco Opals Focussed To Topple USA for World Supremacy

Basketball Australia is pleased to announce the Jayco Australian Opals Team to compete at the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women in Turkey.

The team is dominated by the cream of the WNBL, in addition to WNBA and European-based stars looking to return the Jayco Opals to the World Championship podium.

Jayco Opals Head Coach Brendan Joyce has ushered in a new era for one of Australian sport’s most successful national teams, picking six World Championship debutants to complement his core of seasoned international stars.

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