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

Term 4 Skills Academy

Josh Duach named to U16 Australian Team

Kilsyth Cobra Josh Duach has been named to the Under 16 Australian Boys team, which is set to compete at the FIBA Asia Championships later this year. An SCYC Scorpions junior, Duach has enjoyed a stellar 12 months on the hardwood, leading Australia to gold at the Under 15 FIBA Oceania Championships and earning All-Tournament

Players, Coaches, Officials, Volunteers honoured at Junior Domestic Awards Night

A number of outstanding players, coaches, volunteers and referees were honoured on Monday at Kilsyth’s 2019 Junior Domestic Awards night.   The Domestic Awards night recognises the outstanding contributions from a number of people over 2019, with individuals and clubs nominated by their peers for the annual awards. See below for a full list of

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

After School Grand Finals Cap a Thrilling 2018 of Hoops at Kilsyth

Another year of domestic basketball has come to a close, culminating in a thrilling week of After School Competition Grand Finals.  Kilsyth’s After School Competition (ASC) is a 123-team competition featuring local primary schools spanning Grades 2 through 6. And just like our Tuesday and Wednesday Girls, and Saturday Boys Junior Domestic competitions, the ASC

Sharon Arnold Inducted into TOC Wall of Fame; Trio of Referees Take Home Awards

Kilsyth Basketball Hall of Famer Sharon Arnold has been inducted into the Technical Officials Commission (TOC) Wall of Fame, highlighting a long list of award winners from our referee department at the annual TOC Awards on Sunday.   Sharon was also the winner of the Neil Bradbury Award as she was recognised as the Referee Advisor

Minister for Education turns Sod at New MELBA Stadium

The Hon James Merlino, Deputy Premier of Victoria, officially broke ground on Melba College’s Stage 2 rebuild last Thursday, which includes a new four court basketball stadium to be co-run by Kilsyth Basketball.   The newest addition to Kilsyth Basketball will feature four FIBA competition sized courts, highlighted by a beautiful 700 seat show court.

Kyle Adnam Named in Australian Boomers Squad

Kilsyth junior Kyle Adnam has been included in the Australian Boomers squad ahead of the fifth window of the FIBA World Cup qualifiers.   Adnam’s inclusion in the Boomers squad is another step forward in what has been a remarkable 14 months for the electrifying guard. The Mount Evelyn Meteors junior made his international debut