After a slow start on Saturday against the Sandringham Lady Sabres, our Swinburne Kilsyth Lady Cobras were able to get back into the game to go into the second half only one point down. Foul trouble by our girls late in the game allowed the Sabres to clinch the win with an extra 10 points from the free throw line (80 – 61).

Our Swinburne Kilsyth Lady Cobras were able to turn their weekend around on Sunday afternoon in a close game against the Canberra Capitals. Canberra led the game by 2 points with just 5 minutes remaining but could only score another 1 point for the remainder of the match. Our Lady Cobras sealed victory from the line, scoring 9 of the 15 fourth quarter points from the free throw line to win 70 – 63.

It was a disappointing start to the Men’s round with the Sandringham Sabres notching up their fifth home win of the season against our Swinburne Kilsyth Cobras. The Sabres found themselves down by four points heading into the main break, but outscored the Cobras by 14 points in the second half to win 89 – 79. Tiri Masunda was the Cobras top performer with 17 points and 2 assists.

Keen to redeem themselves on Sunday, our Swinburne Kilsyth Cobras kept the Canberra Gunners winless for the weekend in a dominant performance where they outscored the Gunners 21 – 2 in the third period. Joel Naburgs top scored for the Cobras with 20 points and 8 rebounds while teammate Tim Lang dominated on the boards with 17 rebounds (6 offensive). Auyrn Macmillan also contributed with a 15 point, 12 rebound double-double (87 – 64).