Kilsyth finished the season in 3rd place with a 16-6 record and will play the first placed Diamond Valley Eagles (18-4) after they were defeated by Dandenong last weekend.
The Cobras have been defeating twice by Diamond Valley by 17 points at home early in the season and then by 16 on the road.
Kilsyth boasts the Leagues highest scorer, sensational first year player Joel Naburgs, who has averaged 23.4 ppg throughout 2008. He has worked in tandem with Scott Dixon and Glenn Potts but it has been roll players Tim Mulhall, Adam Dixon, David Moore and Zach Moult who have provided the glue to help the team continue to win.
This season marks the first time Kilsyth have made the youth league finals since winning the title in 2004. Coach Rod Popp will be looking to return the grand final with a win this Saturday night.
Should the Cobras win they will play the winner of Dandenong and Melbourne in a three-game series to determine the 2008 Youth League champion.
Keep up to date with the Cobras live stats at www.bigv.com.au if you can’t get to the game at the Diamond Valley Sports Centre, Saturday 9th August, tip off 6.00pm.
Star guard Nikita Young has re-signed with the Kilsyth Cobras for the 2024 NBL1 season. Young put together an impressive second NBL1 season with the Cobras, ranking third on the team in scoring (12.7ppg), rebounds (5.4rpg), assists (2.3apg), while her quick hands and anticipation saw her rank fifth in the league in steals (2.3spg).
The Kilsyth Cobra Women have made their first move for the 2024 NBL1 season, re-signing rising star, Georgia Booth. Booth enjoyed a breakout season with the Cobras, leading the team in three point makes while ranking second on the team in scoring. The lightning quick guard blossomed into a high level scorer, averaging 17.5
Our Kilsyth Junior Cobras teams for the 2024 VJBL season have been announced. Congratulations to all of our new and returning Cobras on their selections — and for those who have missed out this season, we hope to see you back next year. See below for our 2024 teams as well as important uniform, registration