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

Lady Cobras Sign Klara Wischer

The Kilsyth Lady Cobras have signed former University of San Diego forward Klara Wischer for the 2019 Basketball Victoria Elite League season (official name TBA).   Wischer joins the Lady Cobras following three years with the Hobart Chargers in the SEABL, averaging 12.2 points, 7.3 rebounds and 2.0 assists per contest in 62 games with

Chris Patton Returns to Kilsyth for a Third Season

The Kilsyth Cobras have re-signed big man Chris Patton for their debut season in the new Victorian Elite State League (official name TBA).   Patton was a key producer for the Cobras in 2018, expanding his repertoire to become an impressive, all-around offensive threat. The bruising centre turned into arguably the SEABL’s best passing big

SEABL MVP Lauren Nicholson Joins Lady Cobras

The Kilsyth Lady Cobras have signed 2018 SEABL league MVP Lauren Nicholson for their debut season in the Victorian Elite State League (official name TBA).   Nicholson joins the Lady Cobras following a spectacular 2018 SEABL campaign, producing one of the most impressive statistical seasons in recent history. The uber-efficient Nicholson averaged a league-best 25.3

Reigning DPOY Owen Odigie Locked-In for 2019

Swingman Owen Odigie will return to the Cobras for the upcoming Victorian Elite State League (official name TBA).   Odigie was the catalyst behind the Cobras elite-level defence in 2018, with the his superior length, athleticism and strength making him a nightmare matchup for opposing offences. Despite missing eight games due to injury and national

Trio of U18 Cobras Selected to Represent Vic Metro

A trio of Kilsyth Cobra Under 18-1 Boys have been selected to Victorian Metro Under 18 squad.   Josh Duach, Lachlan Vandervorm and Roosevelt Williams Jr. have each been named to the Victoria Metro U18 squad after impressive performances throughout the tryout process.   Josh has been named to the final team of 10 and

Clare Camac Returns Home to Kilsyth

The Kilsyth Lady Cobras have signed Kilsyth Junior Clare Camac (nee Papavs) for their debut season in the new Victorian Elite State League (official name TBA).   Camac returns home to Kilsyth for the first time since 2008, when she led the Lady Cobras to their last SEABL championship. Since then, the sharpshooting lefty wing

Cobras Shine at Eltham Dandenong Tournament

The Kilsyth Junior Cobras wrapped up another successful Eltham Dandenong Tournament campaign over the Australia Day long weekend, headlined by nine teams securing Grand Final berths.   Dubbed the ‘Worlds Largest Junior Basketball Tournament,’ the annual competition, this year’s edition featured over 1400 teams and 4000 games spanning from Under 10’s through to Under 21’s

Senior Domestic Game Fee Increases Postponed

Following discussions with members from our Senior Domestic competitions, Kilsyth Basketball has postponed changes to our competition game fees until the Winter 2019 season.   While the proposed changes communicated earlier this month are vital to ensure our Association can keep up with rising operating costs, we acknowledge the feedback from our members regarding mid-season

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