Both the Men’s and Women’s teams will play ten home and ten road games as part of the league’s new shortened regular season format, which tips-off on Friday April 6 when the Cobras head to Hobart to take on the Chargers.
The Cobras will host their home opener the following week on Saturday April 14 when they take on Frankston in the first of a four-game homestand. On Saturday April 28, the Cobras play host to Dandenong as part of our annual Junior Domestic Night. One of our most exciting nights of the regular season, all Kilsyth junior players who wear their domestic club gear on the night will receive free entry to both the Women’s and Men’s games.
On Saturday May 26 the Spectres are back in town, as our Cobras host cross town rivals Nunawading in a special themed Hollywood Night. Then on Saturday June 2, it’s our biggest evening of the year – it’s Retro Night! Our Cobras take on Bendigo in 90’s throwback uniforms as we celebrate a night full of 80’s and 90’s music, outfits, games and much more.
The Cobras play their final home game on Sunday July 1 as they host the Albury-Wodonga Bandits, before hitting the road for three straight weeks to finish the regular season.
As part of the league’s new format, the East and South Conferences have now been eliminated, with the 16 Men’s and Women’s teams merging to create a single conference. The SEABL Finals series – which will feature the league’s top eight teams – is scheduled to start on July 27, with the Men’s and Women’s Grand Finals to be played on Saturday August 18.
The VYC Cobra Women have announced their roster for the 2018 Big-V Season The Women’s 2018 lineup will consist entirely of Kilsyth Junior Cobras players, headlined by 2017 team MVP, Grace Moxey and point guard Tayla Black. Both members of the Kilsyth Lady Cobras SEABL squad in 2017, Black ranked second on the team
The Cobras have announced their National Wheelchair Basketball League team for the 2018 season. The Cobras are headlined by Kilsyth junior and Paralympian Josh Allison, and reigning league high-point MVP, Tristan Knowles. Knowles was a standout in 2017, leading the Cobras in scoring (24.5ppg), rebounding (7.0rpg) and assists (11.1ppg). Michael D’Amelio, Shawn Groenewegan, Damon
Kilsyth Basketball has taken home a total of eight awards from the 2017 Basketball Victoria Awards dinner, which was held on Saturday night at the State Basketball Centre. WNWBL Cobras young gun Teisha Shadwell was named the Charles Ryan Wheelchair Athlete of the Year, following an impressive rookie campaign in 2017. Debuting at the