Josh Duach commits to Iona Gaels

Junior Cobra Josh Duach has verbally committed to attend Iona College for the 2021 NCAA season.   A SCYC Scorpions junior domestic representative, Duach has enjoyed a stellar junior career at Kilsyth, flourishing into one of the brightest young stars in the country. A member of the U17 Australian Team, Duach enjoyed a standout 2019

David Okwera nets Basketball Australia Centre of Excellence scholarship

Junior Cobra David Okwera has accepted a scholarship to attend the Basketball Australia Centre of Excellence at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra. The 6’10 Okwera heads to the CoE following a standout 2019 at Kilsyth and big start to 2020, helping him rack up a number of accolades and some impressive NCAA Division

2021 Cobras 1st Team Coaching Appointments

We are pleased to announce the appointment of our Junior Cobras 1st team coaches for the 2021 VJBL season.   Further coaching positions to be announced once teams are selected.   If you would like to be a become a Junior Cobras coach, please email of expression to interest to Mark Watkins at mark.watkins@kilsythbasketball.com.au

Hamish MacDonald commits to Baker University

Cobra Hamish MacDonald is college-bound, signing with Baker University in Kansas, USA.   MacDonald – an SEBC Saints junior –  enjoyed an impressive 2019 and start to 2020 on court, helping lead the VYC Cobra Men to a postseason appearance last season and the U21 Cobras to the Eltham-Dandenong Tournament championship in January.   The

Hamish MacDonald signs with Baker College

Cobra Hamish MacDonald is college-bound, signing with Baker University in Kansas, USA.   MacDonald, an SEBC Saints junior, enjoyed an impressive 2019 and start to 2020 on court, helping lead the VYC Cobra Men to a postseason appearance last season and the U21 Cobras to the Eltham-Dandenong Tournament championship in January.   The athletic, versatile

COVID-19 Update: January 1, 2021

Update January 1, 2021: Following the Victorian DHHS update of guidelines effective December 31, 2020, Basketball Victoria has updated a number of return to play guidelines and recommendations which affect our competitions and operations. The notable update is that face masks are again required to be worn within our facilities, unless you are a player

Basketball is Back! Junior Competitions set to return on July 20

Basketball is officially set to return to Kilsyth, with our Junior Domestic competitions set to resume on July 20.   Aligned with Basketball Victoria’s Return to Sport Guidelines – COVID-19 Recovery Plan, Kilsyth Basketball Junior Domestic indoor competitions, programs and trainings will officially resume under BV’s ‘Orange-50’ level of reactivation. Forecasted return dates are as

Return to Play Plan – Junior Domestic

The past six weeks have been incredibly challenging for everyone in our community, and this is especially prevalent for Kilsyth Basketball as a community sporting organisation.   Over the past six weeks we have put in place various initiatives to protect the long-term sustainability of  our association. These initiatives have included: Online Basketball Activities –

COVID-19 – Monday March 23

In accordance with the recommendation from Basketball Victoria, all Kilsyth Basketball competitions will be suspended effective until further notice.   Update – Monday March 23 In response to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, the Australian Federal Government has announced the closure of non-essential gatherings effective noon, Monday March 23.   Included as part of these closures

New registration system for all players and coaches – PlayHQ – commencing soon

Basketball Victoria is implementing a new registration platform – PlayHQ, a system that is purpose built for basketball, by basketball. This system will be implemented across ALL Basketball Victoria sanctioned competitions, including all K&MDBA competitions.   The PlayHQ system will be implemented for our Winter 2020 competitions, meaning ALL players must register with the new

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