Cobras Take Down Reigning Champs With Spectacular Road Weekend

The NWBL Cobra Men made a statement during Round 3 of the NWBL season, recording a pair of road wins over reigning champions and the previously undefeated Wollongong Rollerhawks. Cobras Head Coach Shane Furness broke down his team’s impressive weekend.   FROM THE COACH – SHANE FURNESS The boys headed to Wollongong Friday in preparation

Cobra Women Fall to Queensland in Thrilling Round 2 Matchup

Our Cobra Women played host to the Queensland Comets in Round 2 WNWBL action over the weekend, with the two producing a pair of thrilling finishes on Saturday and Sunday.

Cobra Women Go 2-2 in Round 1 WNWBL Action

The Cobra Women tipped-off their 2018 WNWBL campaign on the weekend in WA, going 2-2 in Round 1 action despite having just six available players. Leanne Del Toso and young gun Teisha Shadwell carried the bulk of the scoring load for the Cobras, who return home post-Easter for their home opener on Friday April 13.

WNWBL Roster Announced

The Kilsyth Cobra WNWBL Women have announced their roster ahead of the 2018 regular season which tips-off this weekend.   Headlining this year’s Women’s team is Paralymian Leanne Del Toso and rising wheelchair basketball star, Teisha Shadwell. Del Toso led the Cobras in scoring and assists in 2017, while Shadwell was awarded league Rookie of

Cobra Men Go 3-0 In NWBL Opening Weekend

The NWBL Cobras had a dream opening weekend to the 2018 season, riding monster performances from Tristan Knowles and Jontee Brown to start the season 4-0.   From the coach, Shane Furness:   We had a good start to the season with four wins from four starts. We were very happy with our overall result

Cobras Announce 2018 NWBL Lineup

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 Wins Big at Basketball Victoria Awards Evening

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

Jan McMenamin Receives Citizen of the Year Nomination

Kilsyth Basketball’s Jan McMenamin has been nominated for the Maroondah City Council Citizen of the Year Award for 2017.   Jan was nominated as part of the Council’s 2018 Australia Day Awards, which honoured the outstanding contributions from its citizens within the local community over the past year. Jan’s nomination stems from her contributions to

Cobra Dylan Alcott Wins Fourth Straight Australian Open

Tennis/basketball star and ANZ Australia TV sensation Dylan Alcott has won his fourth consecutive Australian Open title. A member of the Cobras 2017 National Wheelchair Basketball League (NWBL) team, Dylan also took home the Open doubles title with partner Heath Davidson.

Knowles, Russell, Furness Named to Rollers For IWBF Qualifiers

The Cobras Tristan Knowles, Shawn Russell and Shane Furness have been named to the Australian Rollers team for the IWBF Asia Oceania Qualification (AOZ) tournament to be held in Beijing, China from October 20-28.