SEABL Men Review

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Emerging star Matthew Johns was named ‘Player of the Match’ as the Geelong Supercats romped to a comfortable 20-point win, 96-76, over SEABL newcomer Diamond Valley on Saturday night. The host was largely untroubled bursting from the blocks with a 31-15 first term that set the precedent for the evening, Johns finishing with 12 points in a match that showcased … Read More

SEABL Women Review

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The Lady Supercats have bounced back strongly from last weekend’s double-header defeat in Tasmania to conquer SEABL newcomer Diamond Valley in thrilling circumstances at the Geelong Arena on Saturday night. Supporters of both sides witnessed an entertaining contest as momentum ebbed and flowed across the 40 minutes with Geelong ultimately prevailing by just one point, 67-66. The visitors to the … Read More

Brancatisanos combine to snatch victory

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A FAST-FINISHING Lady Supercats held their nerve in emphatic fashion to defeat Diamond Valley Eagles at home in a Saturday night thriller. The 67-66 victory rewarded the Glenn Sharp-coached Lady Supercats, with head coach David Herbert away in Canberra for an Australian under-19 camp. Herbert watched on via the club’s live-stream service as they managed to overcome a five-point deficit … Read More

Supercats pounce

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FROM THE GEELONG ADVERTISER | 14 May 2018 | Geelong Advertiser | WILL HOGAN SEABL MEN A DOMINANT first-half performance set the platform for the Geelong Supercats’ comprehensive 96-76 win over the Diamond Valley Eagles in front of a passionate home crowd. In an open and fast-paced game, the Supercats had an “even spread of contributors”, according to coach Leon … Read More

SEABL: Women’s Rnd 6 Preview vs Diamond Valley

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Lady Supercats captain Alex Duck concedes her line-up faces a largely unknown quantity when it plays host to SEABL newcomer Diamond Valley at the Arena in round 6 of 2018 action. “You go in a bit blind but having said that we did get to play them in the pre-season tournament,” the energetic guard said of the tenth-placed Eagles. “They … Read More

SEABL: Men’s Preview vs Diamond Valley

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Geelong coach Leon O’Neill has vowed not to underestimate the SEABL’s ‘new kid on the block’ despite dispensing a defeat to Diamond Valley in the sides solo battle during the 2018 pre-season warm-up. “We certainly won’t be taking them any lighter for the fact that we beat them, they’re a really well coached team,” O’Neill said in preparation for just … Read More

SEABL: Women’s Tassie Review

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There were no wins to savour, but it wasn’t as if the Lady Supercats didn’t take plenty out of the weekend’s road-double to the Apple Isle with star imports Daniela Wallen and Chelsea Poppens stepping out in the red of the reigning champions for the first time. Sadly, a fourth quarter fade-out from the Lady Supercats proved enormously costly in … Read More

SEABL: Men’s Tassie Review

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Geelong Supercats coach Leon O’Neill is lamenting a disappointing weekend double in Tasmania that started with a tough lesson at the hands of North West Tasmania in Devonport, with the perennial powerhouse, backed by a parochial home-town crowd, scorching its way to an 18-point win, 96-78. “We didn’t really come to play, lacking the necessary aggression on defence, our communication … Read More

SEABL PREVIEW: MEN’S DOUBLE IN TASSIE

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Written by Wes Cusworth Geelong is determined to build on its 2-1 start to the 2018 SEABL season when it ventures to Tasmania for what coach Leon O’Neill concedes is the most arduous road-trip on the SEABL calendar. “It’s a really big opportunity for us, probably at a good time too, early in the season, gives us a chance to … Read More

SEABL PREVIEW: Poppens & Wallen arrive in Australia

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Written by Wes Cusworth A classy two-pronged addition to the Lady Supercats’ line-up has provided coach David Herbert great optimism about his side’s hopes heading into the weekend’s sojourn to the Apple Isle. Currently sitting fourth on the ladder, at 3-1, the region’s elite Women’s program will be instantly boosted by the arrival of former WNBA San Antonio Star Chelsea … Read More