Kilsyth Cobra Josh Duach has been named to the Under 16 Australian Boys team, which is set to compete at the FIBA Asia Championships later this year.
An SCYC Scorpions junior, Duach has enjoyed a stellar 12 months on the hardwood, leading Australia to gold at the Under 15 FIBA Oceania Championships and earning All-Tournament Team honours back in December 2018, before helping the Under 18 Victoria Metro Men win gold at the Australian Junior Championships in April this year. A member of the Cobra Under 18-1 Boys, Duach was also named the Junior Cobra Player of the Year earlier this month.
The FIBA Asia Championships serve as a qualifier for next year’s FIBA U17 World Championships, with the top-four teams from the Asia Championships qualifying for the 2020 World Championships in Bulgaria. Dates or venue have yet to be announced for the Asia Championships.
Applications are now open to enrol in the upcoming Kilsyth Basketball Referee School. The four session Referee School commences on Monday November 11 and concludes on Tuesday November 19. Each Referee will receive 10 weeks of on-court training upon completion of the school. Dates: November 11, 12, 18, and 19, 2019. Each session will
The Under 14 Kilsyth Cobra Boys have claimed silver at the Australian Club Championships, finishing as runners-up in the Shield Division in Ballarat last week. The Cobras fell short in a thriller against McKinnon in the Shield Division final, losing 63-60 on Saturday. The Shield Division features teams playing-off for positions 13 to 24
On Thursday October 17 we will be running a free Suicide Awareness evening at Kilsyth. The awareness evening will address suicide warning signs, risk factors, and how to deal with these issues when they arise. No registration required – please call our Sports Chaplain, Kath van Tonder, on 0412 803 838 for any additional