NSW Referees Making It Big!
BNSW would like to aknowldege the recent outstanding acheivements of two of its referees, Riannan De La Torre and James Boyer.
Riannan De La Torre
Riannan started out playing and refereeing in the Western Junior League and Southern Junior League of Basketball NSW.
At the end of her junior career she found herself looking after the referees as the Referee Program Manager of both the Western and Southern Junior Leagues.
In 2012, Riannan was the ASC Scholarship holder and is currently the joint SRDP Program Manager.
3 reasons to celebrate the Basketball NSW & Vistaprint partnership
BNSW Launches New Fundraising Partnership With Vistaprint
Today marks a very special day for BNSW with the launch of the new fundraising partnership with Vistaprint. Vistaprint a market leader in their field has developed a digital tool portal for your association and BNSW that will enable us to raise money by selling high-quality, custom items such as mugs, cards, phone covers, invitations, t-shirts, hats, calendars, and more. This is accessible to all the members, their families, friends and supporters. By utilising the link provided, all purchases made via the link will generate commissions and will be returned back to BNSW which will be shared amongst the associations & used for Basketball programs in your association and area.
“We are excited to develop this partnership with BNSW” - it gives a great opportunity to give back to the basketball community, and at the same time produce some great gear and gifts” says Paul Heath, CMO Japan, Australia, and New Zealand. “It’s a first of its kind, and we are really happy with the results….hope you all are too! “said Paul.
NSW greats to be inducted into Basketball Australia Hall of Fame
Basketball Australia today announced another class of inductees for their upcoming Hall of Fame to be held on Thursday 21 November at The Pullman Albert Park in Melbourne.
Among the names released today are 2 from New South Wales, who have been quite influential in the history of basketball in NSW, those being John Martin and Tom York with the former being a member of the inaugural Basketball NSW Hall of Fame in 2011.
Basketball NSW would like to congratulate John and Tom for this outstanding and well-deserved achievement.
Below is a citation on each of these men’s remarkable careers.