Cobras Place State-Best 12 Championship Teams

The Kilsyth Junior Cobras have placed a state-best 12 teams in the VJBL’s Victorian Championship division for the 2019 season.   Victorian Championship, known as ‘VC’ for short, features the state’s top 20 teams across both the Boys and Girls Under 12, 14, 16 and 18 age groups, and the ten best Under 21 teams

Referee School

Applications are now open to enrol in the upcoming Kilsyth Basketball Referee’s School. The five session Referee School commences on Tuesday March 12 and concludes on Tuesday March 26. Each Referee will receive 10 weeks of on-court training upon completion of the school.    Dates: March 12, 18, 19, 25 and 26, 2019. Each session will

Kilsyth Cobras Officially Join NBL1

Kilsyth Basketball is thrilled to announce that it will compete in the newly-formed NBL1 competition starting this year.   via Basketball Victoria:   Basketball Victoria has partnered with the National Basketball League (NBL) to create a new league to strengthen the pathway for Australia’s best basketball talent.   Tipping off on March 29, NBL1 will

Year in Review: Looking Back on an Incredible 2018

2018 has come to a close, ending a big year for Kilsyth Basketball at the domestic, state, national and international levels.   Underpinning a wealth of success in 2018 was our Junior and Senior Domestic competitions, which boasted a total of 1152 teams competing on a weekly basis. With just under 400 Senior Domestic teams

Sharon Arnold Inducted into TOC Wall of Fame; Trio of Referees Take Home Awards

Kilsyth Basketball Hall of Famer Sharon Arnold has been inducted into the Technical Officials Commission (TOC) Wall of Fame, highlighting a long list of award winners from our referee department at the annual TOC Awards on Sunday.   Sharon was also the winner of the Neil Bradbury Award as she was recognised as the Referee Advisor

Minister for Education turns Sod at New MELBA Stadium

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.

Kilsyth Basketball Joins Victorian Senior Elite League

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

Mackenzie, Ahale, Set to Tip-Off NCAA Regular Season

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

Kyle Adnam Named in Australian Boomers Squad

Kilsyth junior Kyle Adnam has been included in the Australian Boomers squad ahead of the fifth window of the FIBA World Cup qualifiers.   Adnam’s inclusion in the Boomers squad is another step forward in what has been a remarkable 14 months for the electrifying guard. The Mount Evelyn Meteors junior made his international debut

12 Honoured at Annual Junior Domestic Awards Night

  Twelve of Kilsyth Basketball’s Junior Domestic players, coaches, volunteers, officials and clubs have taken home major accolades at the 2018 Junior Domestic Awards Dinner on Monday night.   The annual awards evening, hosted by Club Kilsyth, paid tribute to the outstanding performances and contributions from some of the associations best over the past 12