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Updated Club FInals Draw

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AllStars update by Bruce Martin

An update of the CBA AllStars tournament by Bruce Martin
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Club update by Bruce Martin

For the weekend of Sat 2nd and Sun 3rd September.
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Club updates by Bruce Martin

Summary of outcomes for weekend 27 and 28 August.
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CBA Club Draw 19 and 20 August

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CBA Club Bball updates 12 and 13 August

Thanks to Bruce Martin for the updates
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Updated CLUB draw for this weekend

Note: There are no Women's or Men's Prems, or Under 23 games this weekend due to the U23 Nationals being on.
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Wrap-up Club Basketball, w/e 29 and 30 July 2017

Thanks to Bruce Martin for the wrap-up of games from the weekend's games.
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Good luck to all the Mainland teams!

NCBA wish the Mainland and Oamaru tournament teams the very best at their respective tournaments over the school holidays!
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Club Basketball update with Bruce Martin

For 17 and 18 June
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Club Basketball update with Bruce Martin

For weekend 10 and 11 June 2017
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Queen's Birthday DRAW

Draw for Sat/Sun/Monday of Queen's Birthday. This tournament is to best prepare the qualifying teams for their respective National events.
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Midweek update by Bruce Martin

A midweek summary of games by Bruce Martin
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Bruce Martin summary of Club ball

North Canterbury Basketball summary of the weekend's club basketball
by Bruce Martin
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Club DRAW for 27 and 28 of May

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North Canterbury Basketball Club Prems update by Bruce Martin

Summary of Game vs Halswell on Wednesday Night
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Club Results from weekend 20 and 21 May 2017

Summary by Bruce Martin.
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Draw for 20 and 21 May - CBA Winter League

Attached is the draw for the
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MAINLANDS Trainings

NC MAINLAND SQUADS – Training times
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National CANTERBURY COMBINED Qualifying Teams PRACTISE TIMES

Further information regarding training times for the Canterbury Combined / Waitaha teams - for weekend 13 and 14 May, and beyond.
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U13 Winter Skills Development Camps

NCBA is offering development camps to keep the U13 kids playing basketball and continuing to develop their individual skills in advance of the U13 trials in July. It is also a great opportunity for players to prepare for the end of year Friday Night Basketball primary school league.
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South Island Primary Tournament

The 27th Annual South Island Primary Tournament
22 - 24 April 2017
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Selection Tournament DRAW

SELECTION TOURNAMENT DRAW RELEASED
Wed 26th and Thursday 27th April
Christchurch
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AGM 2017 announcement

North Canterbury Basketball AGM 2017
Thank you to those who attended the NCBA 2017 AGM last night.
We are pleased to announce the current NCBA Committee, as a result of last night's election.
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Congratulations Selection Teams

Congratulations to the following players selected from the recent Rep trials for the upcoming Selection Tournament (Chch, 26 and 27th April). If you are a player listed here, you would have been emailed. If you haven't received an email, please contact admin@ncba.org.nz.
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NCBA AGM 2017

AGM papers available for April 13, 7pm
Location: Funtion Room (level 1), Rangiora Town Hall, Rangiora
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Selection Teams

Notice of trainings for Selection Teams
Selection Tournament: 25 and 26 April 2017
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Friday Night Basketball - April 7

DRAW for Week 6
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Change of venue U19 Trial

The U19 trial venue has been moved to Rangi Ruru Girls School for this Sunday. Trials are at the same time but have the new location of Rangi Ruru.

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U19 Trial dates announced

U19 Rep trial dates for the NC and CBA combined teams announced.
U15 and U17 dates also listed.
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Friday Night Basketball Draw - Week 5

Draw for March 31st.
Good luck to all teams participating!
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North Canterbury Basketball Rep TRIALS

The only rep trials for ages U15, U17 and U19s this year!
So make note of the times.
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SIPT NC Teams - training times announced

See attached schedule for all NC team trainings.
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Friday Night Basketball Draw - Week 4

Week 4 DRAW - Good luck to all teams!
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SIPT teams named!

Congratulations to all of the NC players selected for teams to represent North Canterbury in the upcoming South Island Primary Tournament, held 22 – 24 April 2017 in Rangiora. As you can imagine, it has been a mammoth task assigning teams and coaches. Thank you to all of the coaches who have volunteered for the weekend!
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NCBA Representative Trials

2017 Representative Trials announced
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2017 Annual General Meeting

Notice of Annual General Meeting of the North Canterbury Basketball Association.
April 13, 2017, 7pm
Rangiora Town Hall
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Friday Night Basketball Draw

For March 10th - Good luck to all teams!
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Rep Calendar 2017 released

Rep Calendar and Programme released for 2017, in conjunction with Canterbury Metro Association (CBA), through Canterbury Basketball Academy.
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South Island Primary Tournament

TRIALS on Sunday March 12!
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FRIDAY NIGHT BASKETBALL - STARTS TONIGHT!

Looking forward to the first night of the FRIDAY NIGHT BASKETBALL season tonight. Over 1000 players playing in 51 games on 10 courts!
Play hard, play fair, and have FUN!
Remember:
- the Coaches are volunteers
- the Referees are human
- this is not the NBA
#NOTOSPORTSRAGE
A big thanks to SUBWAY for supporting the players with Player of the Day vouchers.
See you courtside!
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Coaches Clinic - Friday Night Basketball coaches

Calling all FNBB coaches (and those who are keen to start coaching)!
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CLUB TRIALS

Fancy playing for an NC club team in 2017? See here for information on trials for teams.
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Calling all Coaches!

Want to be involved in this season's combined Summer Development League?
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2017 Summer Development League

Registrations now open - trials this weekend!
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Hoops and Stars Skills Academies now taking registrations!

Skills-based sessions aimed developing a player's skills. Term 1, 2017 season opn now for registrations - see link to register online.
Limited numbers.
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Don't forget this Friday! All-Stars Game at Mega!

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Summer Development One-Day Camps

North Canterbury Basketball Association is offering age group camps to enhance and develop players skills in readiness for the 2017 rep season. Camps will be for ONE DAY ONLY, and offered to both BOYS and GIRLS, in their respective age groups.
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THANK YOU U13 CHAMPS HOODIE Sponsors

THANK YOU U13 SOUTH ISLAND CHAMPIONSHIPS BUSINESS SPONSORS!!
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LORI MCDANIEL - COACH OF THE YEAR

Congratulations to Lori McDaniel!
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Fantastic outcome for U13 NC teams at Premierships

A great end to a great u13 tournament.
NC strong, competing in 3 out of 4 finals.
Finals outcome was as follows:
- Boys A runners-up to Canterbury Black
- Girls A winners, over Otago
- Girls B winners, over Otago
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HOOPS AND STARS SKILLS ACADEMY

TERM 4 STARTS SOON!
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Summer Development League

NCBA / CBA collaboration: Term 4 SDL
TRIALS THIS FRIDAY
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Congratulations Year 5 and 6 Girls - Champions AllStars

Congratulations Coaches Helen Matthews and Charlotte Whittaker, as well as the team of Year 5 and 6 Girls for taking out the AllStars final on Saturday at CBA Club finals.
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BREAKING NEWS

CBA and NCBA to work together to form combined National age group teams
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CBA Club Finals - wrap-up on the FINALS DAY

Find out who took the overall Championship titles from CBA Game Day right here.
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CBA Club Finals - draw

SATURDAY 17 SEPTEMBER
Congratulations to all teams who made it to the CBA Club Finals.
Here is the schedule for the days games if you wanted to get out to watch some great basketball.

Good luck to the NC girls year 5&6 and 7&8 teams playing in the AllStar Finals first thing in the morning.
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*** REFEREE REFRESHER AND INTRO COURSE ***

Register now for our upcoming Referee Course
6pm, 6th September at Mega Centre, Rangiora
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Club Prizegiving - 25th September 2016

EVERYONE WELCOME - CLUB PRIZEGIVING EVENT
In previous years NC have held the club and rep prizegiving together at the end of year. Considering the feedback we received, we are now holding a prizegiving for NCBA club teams who participated in the CBA comp this year, a week after the finals: 25th September, 6.30pm, Southbrook Sports Clubrooms. Cash bar/light snacks.Grab your team for a fun night!
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Congratulations Coach Sam Watkins!

Tonight at the NCBA Hoops and Stars session, Coach Sam turned up to coach our keen players fresh off the bus from Dunedin where he and his team won the Championship title!
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Basketball Rules for parents - food for thought

A great resource that every parent who has children in sport should read. Thanks George Robinson for the resource - from all the way over in the US of A! Nice to know you still think of NC and thanks for sharing your resources with us!
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Special Invitation - Jnr Tall Ferns and China U19 Official Dinner

You all know that the Junior Tall Ferns, and Chinese U19 team is in Christchurch, but if you would like to support them even more, come to the official dinner, to be held Wednesday 7th September, 6pm at the Rydges, Christchurch.
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RAMS and WILDCATS skills camp

Register now for the upcoming Rams and Wildcats skills camp - September 26 - 29, in Christchurch.
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Bruce Martin's club round up for 27 and 28 August 2016

Thanks to Bruce, we get a round up of club ball news each Monday. Here is the summary of how the teams went on the weekend of 27 and 28 August 2016
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Bruce Martin's club round up for weekend ending 210816

A summary of events from the CBA club rounds over the past week.
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APPEAL TO GENERAL PUBLIC - LET'S GET THE WORD OUT THERE!

NCBA has a new full size wooden court - can you help us with a new venue for the community?
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Mainland teams celebrate success!

Recently, the two Championship U15 Mainland teams (boys and girls) held a celebratory game to mark their success at the recent Mainland Championships in Blenheim. After a fun game between mixed teams, a prizegiving was held, and then came the food! Thanks to Coaches, Managers and parents of the teams that helped make this great afternoon possible.
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Congratulations to Charlotte Whittaker and Esra McGoldrick

Rangiora Teens ready for National call-up! Northern Outlook article 130816.
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Bruce Martin's round-up of the weekend's club

A summary of the games from weekend 6th and 7th August of the CBA club competition
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U13 Regional Champs teams named

Congratulations to the following players selected for the upcoming Under 13 Regional Championships - NCBA are sending 2 boys and 2 girls teams (A and a B).
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CBA Junior AllStars competition teams named

Competition is being held from 14th August till the 17th (Saturday) September.
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George Robinson's Farewell / Jules Schwalger-Smith Welcome

For all the family. As we bid good luck and farewell to George Robinson and welcome Jules Schwalger-Smith, we celebrate with our basketball community.
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Rare China series to come to Christchurch

Junior Tall Ferns named for rare home series against China U19s

Junior Tall Ferns v China Under 19, Cowles Stadium, Chch
- Game 1: Wednesday, 7 September, tip off 1.00pm
- Game 2: Thursday, 8 September, tip off 7.30pm
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NC welcomes new Community Coach

Introducing Jules Schwalger-Smith!
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NC Boys and Girls U15 teams secure Mainland Championships!

Mainland U15 Championships
Blenheim, July 2016
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Upcoming Events

Important Dates 2017

September 29: Final grading game (week 3) for FNBB

September 28: CBA Club Forum (Hosted by CBA)

September 30 and October 1: Canterbury Regional U13 development tournament

October 10- 13: U13 Southern Regional Championships, Invercargill

Term 4: FNBB recommences October 20