The Kilsyth Junior Cobras consist of the top basketball players from Kilsyth Basketball’s Junior Domestic Basketball Competition. Our Junior Cobras compete in the Victorian Junior Basketball League (VJBL) a state-wide Friday night competition.
The Junior Cobras program currently has 34 Boys and Girls teams spanning from Under-12’s to Under-20’s with games played within the Metropolitan region and expanding into country areas such as Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Gippsland and the Mornington Peninsula.
The Junior Cobras program is one of Victoria’s most successful, as evident by the success of our Homegrown SEABL teams. Led by Kilsyth’s Manager of Basketball Operations and former NBL and Under-17 Australian Men’s Head Coach, Mark Watkins, the Junior Cobras pathway into elite Senior basketball is the envy of rival associations.
Under 18-1 Boys; 2016 Victorian Championship Gold Medal Game
ABOUT THE LEAGUE
HIGHEST LEVEL Junior Competition in Australia
OVER 1,200 teams compete weekly across 78 VENUES
12,000 registered players from 54 Associations
YEAR ROUND competition, with games played from November to September
Cobras teams play an average of 50 GAMES per season, including tournaments
The NBL1 Cobra Men have swept their Round 11 weekend double, dominating the Ringwood Hawks at home on Saturday night before upsetting the league leading Frankston Blues on the road on Sunday. Recording a stunning come-from-behind victory over the Hawks eight days prior, the Cobras led for all but a minute on Saturday
The NBL1 Cobras have continued their midseason surge, recording a thrilling one point home win over Ringwood on Saturday before taking down league leaders Frankston on the road on Sunday. Bree Whatman’s layup with three seconds remaining gave the Cobras a nail-biting 66-65 win at home over the Hawks on Saturday, reversing their loss
The NBL1 Cobras will be rocking special edition, Indigenous artwork inspired jerseys this Saturday when they play host to the Ringwood Hawks to highlight the NBL1’s Indigenous Round. NBL1 tickets on sale now The NBL1 celebrates Indigenous Round this week to recognise the important role played by Indigenous Australians in the national basketball