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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.

Basketball at Saxby’s Stadium in Taree will be back in action next month.

The normal junior, senior women and men competitions will fire up on Tuesday, 07 February 2017 with the Saturday school competitions set to commence a little later than in previous years on 18 February 2017.

Taree Basketball is pleased to report that there have been no changes to the annual individual registration and weekly playing fees for the forthcoming competitions.

The Tuesday afternoons and nights are set aside for juniors and senior men and women and school competitions for children from Kindergarten to Year 10 will be played on Saturdays.

Individual players need to hold a current NSW Basketball registration card and registration fees for 2017 have remained unchanged from last year

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 8.30am.

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 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. 

Fundraisng is a major focus for 2017 as Taree Basketball seeks to provide all representative players with the opportunity to defray rcosts by selling raffle tickets and being involved in other activiies currently on the drawing board.

Please contact Taree Basketball on (02) 6551 7456, email tareebasketball@hotmail.com or search Facebook for Taree Basketball or Saxby's Stadium for all the details.

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School Basketball @ Saxby’s Stadium

Draw - Saturday, 25 February 2017

 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

INDIVIDUAL BASKETBALL NSW registration fees apply - Weekly playing fee $5.00

Court 1

8.30am (Mixed – K to Y2)  All interested players - (Duty One person from each team)


9.20am (Mixed - K to Y2) Time slot left free


10.10am (Mixed – Y3/4)  St J Bullets v TW Wolves - (Duty One person from each team)


11.00am (Girls Y5/6) St J Spirit v Chatham Comets - (Duty One person from each team)


11.50am (Girls Y5/6) Time slot left free


12.40pm (Boys Y5/6) St J Falcons v Chatham Chiefs - (Duty One person from each team)


1.30pm (Mixed Y7 to Y10) All interested players - (Duty One person from each team) 


2.20pm (Mixed Y7 to Y10) Future expansion  


Court 2

8.30am (Mixed – K to Y2) All interested players - (Duty One person from each team)


9.20am (Referee Development) Program starts today

10.10am (Mixed – Y3/4) St J Lightning v Chatham Bears - (Duty One person from each team)


11.00am (Girls Y5/6) St J Mavs v TW Grizzlies - (Duty One person from each team)


11.50am (Boys Y 5/6) St J Kings v Wingham Blue- (Duty One person from each team)


12.40pm (Boys Y5/6) Time slot left free


1.30pm (Mixed Y7 to Y10) All interested players - (Duty One person from each team)  


2.20pm (Mixed Y7 to Y10) Future expansion  


Byes Wingham (Y3/4M) and Taree West Warriors (Y5/6B)   

Mixed Y 7-10 Teams






























































Magic Monday back for 2017

The "Magic Monday" skills sessions conducted at Saxby's Stadium from 4.00pm to 5.30pm. 

The sessions are designed to provide registered players from the Saturday 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 28/02/2017

Round Two

Court 1

4.20pm Bulls v Celtics


(Duty – One person from each team)


Referee –            


5.10pm Hotshots v Slammers 


(Duty – One person from each team)


Referee –     


Court 2


4.20pm Magic v Wanderers


(Duty – One person from each team)


Referee –         


5.10pm Tornadoes v Wizards


(Duty – One person from each team)


Referee –     



Hotshots (Dark Blue)

Tornadoes (Black)


Wizards (Green)

1) Jamain Morris - Jul

1) Jack Scott - Feb

1) Benny Williams - Feb    

1) Jordan Woodward - Mar

2) Cameron Wendell - Feb

2) Jack Davis -

2) Adam Koch - Jul  

2) Myles Mitchell - Mar

3) Fergus Sweeney - Feb  

3) Odin Augey - 2018 

3) Tom Kladis - Feb 

3) Alex Milliken - Jul

4) Jackson Brody - Feb

4) Izaak Lavandero -2018

4) Jarrod Smith - Jul

4) Lachlan Burnes - Jul

5) Jake Saunders - Feb

5) Flynn Pereira - Jul

5) Drey Mercy - Jul     

5) Jack Robertson - Jul


6) Reece Jeffriess - Jul



















Wanderers (Red)

1) Kyesha Wilkinson - Jul

2) Angel Jordan - Feb 

3) Beth Macdonald -Feb  

4) Lauren Chadburn-Feb 

5) Sophie Croker - Feb 

6) Hope Extrem - Feb

7) Grace McCallum - Feb





Magic (Light Blue)

1)  Joel Christensen - Jul

2) Maxine Debreceny - Feb

3) Danny Hobbs  

4) Cory Wilkinson - Feb 

5)Jake Saunders - Feb

6) Logan Towers -

7) Connor Scott -





Bulls (Silver)

1) Thomas Neal - Jul

2) Elias Wolferstan - Jul

3)Ty Croke - Feb    

4)Morgan Gao - Jul

5)Lewis Brown - Feb    

6)Aaron Smith - Feb     

7) Hayden Northam - Jul

8) Jimmy Michaelidis - Jul

Celtics (White)

1) Jackson Brody - Feb 

2) Tom Kladis - Feb  

3) Koby Gibson - 2018 

4) Flynn Pereira - Jul 

5) Kenzo Roxas Jul 

6) Jack Robertson Jul 

7) Mhalikai Mercy Jul

 8) Ashton Scott - Jul






























     Basketball Draw Women's and Men's Competitions.

Tuesday 28/02/2017

Round Two 

Court 1

6.00pm (Women) Wing Nuts v Anonymous

(Duty Sharks)


6.50pm (Women) Hogan's Plumbing v Sharks

(Duty Anonymous)


7.40pm (Men) Hawks v Wizards

(Duty Hogan's Plumbing)


8.30pm (Men) Kings v Tigers

(Duty Wizards)





6.00pm (Women)  Johnson & Thompson v All Stars


(Duty Oreos)




6.50pm (Women) Oreos v Great Lakers


(Duty All Stars)




7.40pm (Women) MRD Electrical v Mayo Private Hospital


(Duty Great Lakers)




8.30pm (Women) Howard Funerals v Legal Sphere


(Duty MRD Electrical)



Bye :- Tower's Smash Repairs


                                                                  Men’s Teams

       Kings (Red)

     Hawks (Green)

     Tigers (Yellow)

     Wizards (Orange)

Troy Knutson - Jul 

Kane Kriss - Apr

Jacob Straub - Jul 

Jordan Woodward - Mar

Elliott Bruton - Jul

Cameron Galle - Mar

Jarrod Smith - Jul 

Jaland Small - Mar 

Alex Beckton - Jul

Cameron Wendell - Feb 

Eddie Corben - Feb

Alex Milliken - Jul

Alistair Eldred - Jul 

Nic Ryan - Jul

Mark Hamilton - Feb

Myles Mitchell - Mar

Bernie Doran - Apr

Xavier Jabar - Jul

Kyle Extrem 

Jack Boyd - May

Nathan Maher - Jul

Ben Wainwright - Feb

Paul Shahoub - Feb 

Lachlan Burnes - Jul

Jack Scott - Feb

Fergus Sweeney - Feb

Jacob Green - Feb

Ben Williams - Feb

Colin Scott - Mar

Steve Atkins - Jul

Hayden Vakauta

Chris Turner - 2018

Reece Jeffriess - Jul

Patrick Edgar - Jul

Joel Staveley - 2018 

Michael Wright - Jul

 Justin Davis - 2018

 Christian Agcaoili - 2018

Tom Ethell

Steve Turner - Feb


 Rob Dixon