The NBL1, VYC, NWBL and WNWBL Cobras award winners have been announced for the 2019 season.
The annual awards function, held at Club Kilsyth, recognised some standout performances by a number of Cobras stars, wrapping up an incredibly successful year for the Senior Cobra program. All six senior teams secured finals berths in 2019, highlighted by the NBL1 Women winning the league’s inaugural championship.
Headlining the award winners was NBL1 Women’s team MVP Lauren Nicholson, with the Finals MVP rounding out an unbelievable season by earning league Defensive Player of the Year honours and a spot on the NBL1 All-Star Five, and finished as the league MVP runner-up.
Tohi Smith-Milner earned NBL1 Men’s team MVP honours, with his standout season propelling him to selection for the New Zealand Men’s team for the upcoming FIBA World Cup. Tristan Knowles was again named NWBL Men’s MVP after leading the league in scoring in 2019; rising star Teisha Shadwell earned WNWBL MVP honours; and Luke Rosendale and Maddie Taranto were named VYC Men’s and Women’s team MVP’s, respectively.
Registrations for our new Senior Womens Championship Competition are now open! Featuring 10 minute quarters and a 24 second shot clock, the Women’s Championship division is the ideal off-season competition for current and former A-Grade Senior Domestic, VJBL, Big-V and NBL1 players. For more information and to register your team, download our Championship
Registrations for our new Senior Womens Championship Competition are now open. Featuring 10 minute quarters and a 24 second shot clock, the Womens Championship division serves as an ideal offseason competition for current – and former – Domestic A grade, VJBL, Big-V and NBL1 players. The new competition will run on Wednesday nights at
NBL1 Cobras Isaac Turner and Clare Camac have been named to the Men’s and Women’s NBL1 All-Star Team. The pair were named to their respective teams following impressive 2019 seasons, with Turner once again leading the Cobra Men in scoring, while Camac played a key role in helping the Women win the NBL1’s inaugural