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Welcome to Saxby's Stadium.

The home of Taree Basketball Association Inc promoting enthusiasm for basketball and emphasizing skill development and fun for school students and enjoyable participation for adults.

Competitions for the second half of 2016 are up and running and will continue all the way to mid December. If you would like to join the fun and games, team numbers are full but individual nominations are still being accepted.

The Tuesday afternoons and nights are set aside for juniors and senior men and women and Saturday school competitions for children from Kindergarten to Year 10 will fire up on Saturday, 15 October 2016. Nominations close on Thursday 13 October 2016 so start planning now to avoid disappointment as places are limited.

Individual players need to hold a current NSW Basketball registration card. Registration fees for 2016 will remain unchanged from 2015 and are Seniors $80.00 Junior (Not turning 18 in 2016) $65.00 

Juniors on Tuesdays from 4.00pm, Women and Men on Tuesdays from 6.00pm and children from Kindergarten to year 10 on Saturday mornings from 9.00am.

Annual Registration and weekly game fees apply.

"Aussie Hoops" which is Basketball Australia's introductory program for children aged between 5 and 10 may be returning to Taree in term 3,2016 but will that will be determined by court availability. Details will be posted here or you may like to visit www.aussiehoops.com.au then simply tap the 2430 postcode into the program locator on the website for details of the programs as they become available. 

Taree Basketball also provides players wanting to take their game to the next level with the opportunity to play representative basketball with the Taree Tornadoes junior teams.

Planning has started for 2017 the Molten Waratah Northern NSW Basketball League where age groups range from U12 to U18 for both girls and boys. For families with children interested in representative basketball here is information about birth years for the various age groups in 2017. U12 for players born 2006 and 2007, U14 for players born 2004 and 2005, U16 for player born 2002 and 2003 and U18 for players born 2000 and 2001.

Individual weekend playing costs (advance payment required) are set at $35.00 (reduced from $50.00 through the fundraising efforts) plus travel and accommodation costs. There is usually one weekend per month, March through to July, with travel to such places as Armidale, Tamworth, Lismore and Grafton. 

Please contact Taree Basketball on (02) 6551 7456, email tareebasketball@hotmail.com or www.facebook.com/taree.tornadoes for all the details.

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School Basketball @ Saxby’s Stadium

Draw for Saturday, 22 October 2016.

 * * * All players must be registered with Basketball NSW to participate in competitions conducted by Taree Basketball at Saxby's Stadium * * *  

*** New players welcome ***

Divisions – Mixed K to School Year 2, Mixed in School Years 3 & 4, Girls in School Years 5/6, Boys in School Years 5/6 and High School Mixed in School Years 7 to 10.

Court 1

8.30am (Mixed – K to Y2) Red v Green - (Duty One person from each team)


9.20am (Mixed – K to Y2) Time slot left free - (Duty One person from each team)


10.10am (Mixed – Y3/4) Wingham Blue v Taree CC - (Duty One person from each team)

Referee Reece  

11.00am (Mixed – Y3/4) Chatham Kings v TW Raiders - (Duty One person from each team)


11.50am (Girls Y5/6) Taree CC v TW Diamonds - (Duty One person from each team)


12.40pm (Girls Y 5/6) St J Flames v TW Pearls - (Duty One person from each team)


1.30pm (Boys Y 5/6) Chatham Bullets v St J Knicks - (Duty One person from each team)


2.20pm (Boys Y 5/6) St J Clippers v TW Panthers - (Duty One person from each team)


3.10pm (Mixed Y7 to Y10) Navy v Royal - (Duty One person from each team)


Court 2

8.30am (Mixed – K to Y2) White v Blue - (Duty One person from each team)


9.20am (Mixed – Y 3/4) St J Taipans v St J Fire- (Duty One person from each team)


10.10am (Mixed – Y3/4) Wingham Red v St J Spirit - (Duty One person from each team)


11.00am (Mixed – Y3/4) Wingham White v TW Storm - (Duty One person from each team)


11.50am (Girls Y 5/6) St J Boomers v Chatham Taipans - (Duty One person from each team)


12.40pm (Boys Y 5/6) TW Cowboys v Wingham Blue - (Duty One person from each team)


1.30pm (Boys Y 5/6) Taree CC v Wingham Red - (Duty One person from each team)


2.20pm (Mixed Y7-10) SCHS v Green - (Duty One person from each team)


3.10pm (Mixed Y7 to Y10) TTU14G v Blue - (Duty One person from each team)


Mixed Y 7-10 Teams







Jamain M 1

Leon T 1

Raechellie T 1

Bethany Mac 1

Jackson B 1

Ebony E 1

Angela J 1

Reece J 1

Jack S 1

Izaak L 1

Cade M 1

Mariah R 1

Cameron W 1

Hope E 1

Jake S 1

Cooper S 1

Darcy R

Layla N 1

Georgina S 1

Drey M 1

Grace Mc 1

Logan T 1

Paddy S 1

Kirra S 1




Kenzo R 1

Aston S 1

Olivia N 1





Jaxon L 1

Maddie P 1






Sophie C 1






Kaylah T 1






Mikayla C 1


Magic Monday up and running for school term 4.

The "Magic Monday" skills sessions which are conducted at Saxby's Stadium on Mondays from 4.00pm are fun and are presented in a safe and friendly environment for the low cost of just $2.00 per participant, which is excellent value.

The sessions are designed to provide registered players from the Sunday school competitions with a training afternoon to work on the individual fundamental skills of the game to assist in providng a more enjoyable experience when the children take the court in the competitions.

The ball is in your court but here is a good quotation from legendary basketball player, Michael Jordan, for you to consider " I have always believed if you put the work in, the results will come"

Go on, take the first step to see where the basketball journey may lead you ! ! !



Junior Basketball


Saxby’s Stadium.


 Tuesday 25/10/2016

Court 1

4.20pm Magic v Celtics


(Duty – One person from each team)


Referee – Reece Jeffriess / Jack Scott          


5.10pm Tornadoes v Slammers


(Duty – One person from each team)


Referee –  Bethany MacDonald / Maxine Debreceny   


Court 2


4.20pm Wanderers v Bulls


(Duty – One person from each team)


Referee – Izaak Lavandero / Leon Thomas         


5.10pm Wizards v Hotshots


(Duty – One person from each team)


Referee – Hayley Hood / Grace McCallum       



Hotshots (Dark Blue)

Tornadoes (Black)


Wizards (Green)

1) Jamain Morris

1) Jack Scott

1) Benny Williams    

1) Jordan Woodward

2) Shaun Jackson

2) Ethan Martin

2) Drey Mercy  

2) Myles Mitchell

3) Jacob Straub  

3) Nathan Smith

3) Nick Mann

3) Alex Milliken

4) Cameron Wendell

4) Izaak Lavandero

4) Adam Koch

4) Jaland Small

5) Blake Browne

5) Reece Jeffriess

5) Adam Rylewski     

5) Jaden Sheridan


6) Joshua Davis

6) Reid Brown 

6) Lachlan Burns


















Wanderers (Red)

1) Kyesha Wilkinson

2) Ebony Extrem

3) Beth MacDonald  

4) Annika Scott 

5) Sophie Croker

6) Raechellie Thomas

7) Cory Wilkinson

8) Ciara Wilkinson

 9) Lauren Chadburn

 10) Jordyn Halfacre-Ryan                                     



Magic (Light Blue)

1)  Joel Christensen

2) Cooper Seckold

3) Danny Hobbs  

4) Mitch Hobbs


6) Angela Jordan

7) Khai Gahan 

8) Jeremy Davis




Bulls (Silver)

1) Thomas Neal

2) Alyssa Morley

3)Bianca Dening    

4)Hayley Hood

5)Lewis Brown    

6)Aaron Smith     

7) Grace McCallum

8) Luke Earley

9)Kaylah Thompson


Celtics (White)

1) Jackson Brody

2) Tom Kladis  

3) Koby Gibson 

4) Flynn Pereira

5) Kenzo Roxas

6) Mhalikai Mercy

7) Jake Saunders





























Basketball Draw for Women's and Men's Competitions.

Tuesday 25/10/2016

6.00pm (Women) Mayo Private Hospital v Johnsons & Thompson

(Duty Towers Smash Repairs)

Referee Izaak Lavandero / Cameron Wendell  

6.50pm (Women) Towers Smash Repairs v Hogan's Plumbing

(Duty Johnson & Thompson)

Referee Jaland Small / Grace McCallum           

7.40pm (Men) Kings v Wizards

(Duty Hogans Plumbing)

Referee Cameron Wendell / Kane Kriss   

8.30pm (Men) Tigers v Hawks

(Duty Kings)

Referee Yvette Wilkiinson / Troy Knutson          

Court 2

6.00pm (Women) Great Lakers v Anonymous

(Duty Wing Nuts)

Referee Chris Small / Jordan Woodward        

6.50pm (Women) Wing Nuts v Ausmulch

(Duty Great Lakers)

Referee Chris Small / Kaylah Thompson     

7.40pm (Women) All Stars v Sharks

(Duty Ausmulch)

Referee Cameron Galle / Bethany MacDonald  

8.30pm (Women) Howard Funderals v MRD Electrical

(Duty Sharks)

Referee Chris Small / Jaland Small  

                                                                  Men’s Teams

       Kings (Red)

     Hawks (Green)

     Tigers (Yellow)

     Wizards (Orange)

Troy Knutson

Kane Kriss

Jacob Straub

Jordan Woodward

Elliott Bruton

Cameron Galle

Nathan Smith

Jaland Small

Alex Beckton

Connor Thorp

Eddie Corben

Alex Milliken

Alistair Eldred

Nic Ryan

Mikah Gibson

Myles Mitchell

Bernie Doran

Xavier Jabar

Mark Hamilton

Jack Boyd

Nathan Maher

Ben Wainwright

James Corben

Lachlan Burns

Jack Scott

Patrick Edgar

Paul Shalhoub

Ben Williams

Colin Scott

Scott Sai-Louie

Jacob Green

Hayden Vakauta


Caleb Marden

Jack Paine 



 Steve Atkins