2009 CRAZY JOHN’S SEABL DEFENSIVE PLAYERS OF THE YEAR
Hobart Chargers Chuck Long and Kilsyth Cobras Quincy Henderson have shown that US imports can play defence after being awarded with the Defensive Player of the Year award for their respective conference. Knox Raiders dynamo guard Julia Tan was voted as Best Defensive player in the Women’s League.
Kilsyth Cobras first year import Quincy Henderson played 25 games in the regular season, and received a total of 14 votes to edge out Bendigo guard Warren Randall for the award. Henderson arrived in Australia known for his defensive skills and provided coach Grant Wallace with the necessary skills to shut down opposition players each week. Henderson would be required to play all positions as he attempted to contain his opposition and help his team to victory. His tireless work never showed on the stats sheet, but Henderson received at least one Defensive Player vote in each game he played this season
Your Kilsyth Cobras play host to the Eltham Wildcats in the NBL1 Game of the Week on Saturday night. The Cobras look to defend home court in a key late season doubleheader, with the Women needing a win to stay in postseason contention, while the 11-6 Men look to continue their rapid rise up
The Kilsyth Cobra VYC Women and Men have each secured postseason berths, with the VYC Finals tipping-off this weekend. Claire Knight’s Cobra Women clinched the Terrill Conference #4 seed, and will head to Altona to take on the Gators on Saturday night (7.30pm) in an Elimination Final. A win would see the Cobras advance
A primetime NBL1 home showdown and VYC regular season finale highlight a huge weekend of home hoops for your Kilsyth Cobras. The NBL1 Cobras play host to the Waverley Falcons on Saturday night (Women 6pm, Men 8pm), in a key late season doubleheader. The Cobra Women (7-9) take on a Falcons team (8-6) in