The Kilsyth Junior Cobras consist of the top basketball players from Kilsyth Basketball’s Junior Domestic Basketball Competition. Our Junior Cobras compete in the Victorian Junior Basketball League (VJBL) a state-wide Friday night competition.
The Junior Cobras program currently has 34 Boys and Girls teams spanning from Under-12’s to Under-20’s with games played within the Metropolitan region and expanding into country areas such as Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Gippsland and the Mornington Peninsula.
The Junior Cobras program is one of Victoria’s most successful, as evident by the success of our Homegrown SEABL teams. Led by Kilsyth’s Manager of Basketball Operations and former NBL and Under-17 Australian Men’s Head Coach, Mark Watkins, the Junior Cobras pathway into elite Senior basketball is the envy of rival associations.
Under 18-1 Boys; 2016 Victorian Championship Gold Medal Game
ABOUT THE LEAGUE
HIGHEST LEVEL Junior Competition in Australia
OVER 1,200 teams compete weekly across 78 VENUES
12,000 registered players from 54 Associations
YEAR ROUND competition, with games played from November to September
Cobras teams play an average of 50 GAMES per season, including tournaments
The Kilsyth Lady Cobras were eliminated from the 2018 SEABL postseason on Saturday night, losing to a red-hot Bendigo Braves team at home, 93-64. With team MVP Steph Blicavs away with Australian Opals duties, the Lady Cobras struggled to keep pace with Bendigo’s high-octane offence, with a third quarter explosion by the Braves proving
The Kilsyth Cobra Men have seen their 2018 SEABL season end in stunning fashion, surrendering an 18 point halftime lead to lose to the Nunawading Spectres on the road, 70-78 in their Preliminary Final on Saturday night. “It’s a gut wrenching way to finish a season,” Cobras coach Justin Schueller said. “We gave
The Kilsyth Cobra Men took their game to another level on Saturday night, erupting on the offensive end in a spectacular 40 minute performance to defeat Bendigo, 111-88 in their SEABL Semi Final. “What can I say, the boys were great from start to finish,” Cobras coach Justin Schueller said. “It was a total