2018 VJBL SUPERCATS TEAMS

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IMPORTANT MESSAGE All teams are subject to change at the discretion of Basketball Geelong’s Director of Pathways and Development before, during and after the Geelong Junior Tournament in Nov 2017.  This will allow the coaches to have a look at the teams in game play situations before the confirming teams for the 2017/18 VJBL Season and 2018 Victorian Country State … Read More

GBL WRAP – Grand Finals – W17

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GBL WRAP – Grand Finals After a super-competitive regular season, the 2017 GBL Division 1 Women’s grand final featured Pivot City and Sharks for the second consecutive year. Eve Braslis kicked off proceedings with the first two baskets of the game, and Pivot City didn’t look back, never surrendering the lead. Sharks made a few spirited runs on the back … Read More

GBL WRAP – Finals Round 2 – W17

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GBL WRAP – Finals Round 2 Only 2 games made up the preliminary final round of the 2017 GBL finals. In the men’s preliminary final, CC Eagles have advanced to the grand final, following an impressive 76-52 win over YMCA. Liam McInerney put in a strong performance, scoring 23 points to lead the way for Christian College. Jacob Pupavac (19 … Read More

VJBL Grand Final Preview

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It’s Grand Final week for four of our regions young guns. The Supercats U16B2, U16B3, U14G1, and U18G2 all head into VJBL finals this Friday and Saturday night. The U16 Boys 2’s and 3’s will take on each other in a guaranteed Supercats win on Saturday night, while the two remaining girls teams will play Friday night. U16 Boys 2 … Read More

Near record numbers attend try outs

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More than 345 kids have put their best foot forward at the Supercats 2018 VJBL Try Outs. Director of Pathways and Development David Herbert was ecstatic with the numbers noting that the numbers will allow us to have a minimum of 2 teams in all girls age groups and at least 3 teams, but more like 4 teams in all … Read More

25 Most Influential People

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Basketball Geelong is only weeks away from a history defining moment in the association long and prestigious existence. The opening of the clubs very own stadium at 20 Crows Road, Belmont (to be known as AWA Alliance Bank Stadium). The opening of this stadium will provide Basketball Geelong the opportunity to honour our history like never before. With this in … Read More

2017 Award Winners

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Basketball Geelong and the Luina Geelong Supercats congratulate all winners from last nights 2017 Awards Night. Special mention to Mark Brunger (Clubman of the year) and the McNicol Family (Volunteer of the year) who dedicate countless hours of their lives to making our association as good as it can be. Whether that’s by working on SEABL and BigV Game Nights … Read More

Geelong to host AJC in 2018

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GEELONG TO HOST U18 AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS AND KEVIN COOMBS CUP Basketball Australia is excited to reveal the location of the Under-18 Australian Championships and Kevin Coombs Cup with Basketball Geelong hosting the event from April 21-28. Over 100 games will be played across eight days with every state and territory represented through the three competitions. Many of Australia’s future stars … Read More

GBL WRAP – Finals Round 1 – W17

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GBL WRAP – Finals Round 1 The opening round of the 2017 GBL finals series has seen an upset to kick off men’s competition. A 6-0 start in the first 40 seconds set the tone as 4th placed YMCA upset 3rd placed Lara Giants 71-57 in a low scoring affair. The combination of Lewis Varley (22 points) and Emerson Varley … Read More

Basketball Geelong’s future female leaders step up

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Basketball Geelong is excited to announce the appointment of four female coaches to our VJBL ranks. Kat Herbert will return to Geelong to coach the U12 Boys 1, while Caitlin Shadbolt, Makayla Armour and Holly Robinson have all accepting Assistant Coach roles within our junior girls program. Following a number of years with Westgate Basketball Association where she started the … Read More