COVID-19 Update: August 5, 2021

COVID Update: effective 7:59pm, Thursday August 5:   Following the Victorian Government’s announcement of snap lockdown (effective 7:59pm, Thursday August 27) all Kilsyth Basketball competitions and programs are cancelled.     Thursday August 5: After School Competitions games will run; all Senior Domestic games are cancelled. Mental Health and Support Resources Remember to look after

Josh Duach Headed to NBA Global Academy

Cobras junior Josh Duach has received a scholarship to attend the NBA Global Academy in Canberra.   NBA Global Academy is an elite basketball training centre at Basketball Australia’s (BA) Centre of Excellence at the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) in Canberra, Australia. NBA Global Academy is a partnership with BA and serves as the

Cobras Trio Selected to Victorian U20 State Teams

VYC Cobras Josh Duach, Georgia Booth and Mariah Derksen have been named to the Victorian U20 State Teams ahead of the U20 National Championships in May.   Duach and Booth will travel to Mackay, Queensland, for the Australian Championships, alongside VYC Men’s head coach, Zach Moult, who will serve as an assistant coach for the

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

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 –

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