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 Hon James Merlino, Deputy Premier of Victoria, officially broke ground on Melba College’s Stage 2 rebuild last Thursday, which includes a new four court basketball stadium to be co-run by Kilsyth Basketball. The newest addition to Kilsyth Basketball will feature four FIBA competition sized courts, highlighted by a beautiful 700 seat show court.
The Kilsyth and Mountain District Basketball Association (K&MDBA) has officially joined the newly-formed Victorian Senior Elite League (official league name to be announced) for its inaugural season in 2019. The K&MDBA – represented by the Kilsyth Cobras – will join 13 former-SEABL teams in the Victorian Senior Elite League, in addition to four Big-V Championship
Kilsyth juniors Bree Mackenzie and Jamie Ahale are set to tip-off their 2018/19 collegiate campaigns, with the NCAA season starting next week. Mackenzie enters her final season with Hawai’i Pacific University, following a redshirt season in 2018/19. The fifth-year senior was named to the All-PacWest First Team in 2017, and will be looking to