News From Around the Court

*UPDATED* 20TH AUGUST, DATES THERE IS NO BASKETBALL

Due to unavailability of the gym this term, ALL FINALS are being shot forward! Beginning tomorrow for Mens A and next week for each other competition. Hone those skills and be ready! Each competition excluding Juniors, will be run over a 3 week period, beginning with Preliminary Finals, into Semi Finals and ending with the Grand Finals! Good luck!more

18TH JULY, UNDER 12'S COUNTRY SKILLS DAYS

The Under 12 Skills Day are designed by the BNSW Country Basketball Committee to offer junior basketballs from all country associations the opportunity to receive expert coaches required to develop their skills to the highest possible level and are open to both Girls and Boys born in 2006 & 2007. Most notably the camp on the 29th July at Byron Bay 10am-3pm. Please click this article if interested.more

18TH JULY, JUNIOR SEASON RETURNS!

After 2 weeks of glorious (to some, hopefully most!) holidays, the Junior Competition recommences. We are looking for positive people, to be the coaches for the Under 12/14's! Welcome back ballers! Draw is within the article.more

20TH JUNE, JUNIOR TEAMS SLIGHTLY CHANGED

With the addition of some new players, in particular the under 18's competition, the teams have been changed slightly. Please check your respected Team Sheets!
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29TH MAY, JUNIOR WINTER TEAMS REARRANGED!

With the addition of some new players for the Under 12/14's Competition, some teams have been changed with 1-2 players being mixed into other teams. Please check the team sheets! (Links available within this article). The Under 16/18's teams have been almost completely reorganised (thanks Kyahn, you champion!). If you are playing Under 16/18's you will definitely want to check the team sheets.more

23RD MAY, BALLINA JUNIORS WINTER COMPETITION, TEAMS AND DRAWS!

The Juniors Winter Competition tips off tomorrow! Starting at 4:10pm for the Under 12/14s, with the night commencing by 7:30pm. Teams can be under the "Juniors" tab above, within the "Juniors Winter 2017 Pennants" heading and going to your aged competition. Draws are located under the "Draws and Results" tab. Alternatively you can click this article and links and additional info will be available!more

NORTH COAST SHIELD STARTS THIS SUNDAY

The North Coast Shield begins 2017 this weekend in Grafton for the Under 12. and Under 14 boys and girls. Under 16s start the following week. This is a platform to begin your basketball career and develop new skills while interacting with other local clubs. Please check our website: http://websites.sportstg.com/assoc_page.cgi?c=0-5047-0-0-0&sID=354084 to see if you have been nominated. Anybody stimore

TRAINING DAY FOR YOUNG WOMEN ATHLETES

The flames will be holding a camp/try-out on the last Sunday of the school holidays at Byron and the best bit is that superstar/ Olympian/ WNBL champ Belinda Snell is coming!!! The plan is to have a training day each holidays and then travel down to Sydney at the end of the year to train with the 'Sydney flames academy'.more

REFEREE CLINIC

Ballina Basketball is organising a level 0 referee clinic at 3pm this Tuesday 24th January in the Southern Cross School Gym. Everybody welcome. Any interested members please ring Stephen McCarthy on 0437 579 987 or Harrison Peters on 0477 968 403
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9 BENEFITS TO PLAYING BASKETBALL for KIDS

1. Gives Complete Physical Exercise
Basketball is a brisk sport, involving a lot of running, jumping, dribbling the ball, passing it and shooting it. If your kid’s disinterest in playing sports is visible along with problems like dullness/ laziness that are bothering you, then Basketball is a good option as the continuous movements in the sport help reduce these issues.more
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2017 JUNIOR WINTER SEASON 
Re-commences MAY 2ND 2017 for: 

  • Hoops: Mondays 4:30 to 5:30pm  (8, 9, 10 years)
  • Junior Competitions: Tuesday afternoons 4:00 - 5:50ishpm (U12's/14's) 5:50ish - 7:30ishpm (U16's/U18's) (info on News From Around the Court page)

CONTACT:  Jarred on 0478819039/6686 7962 or Steve on 0435759987 for more information. 
2017 SENIOR WINTER SEASON
Re-commences LATE APRIL/EARLY MAY, 2017 for:

  • Mens Division: Monday night (A grade) and Thursday night (B grade)
  • Womens Division: Wednesday night

CONTACT: Lynne on 0404016604 (Mens A and Womens) or Steve 0435759987 (Mens B Grade) for more information.

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