The Swinburne Kilsyth Cobras will be taking on cross town rivals Nunawading Spectres in what will be a highly anticipated South Conference double-header this Saturday night, April 14, at the Kilsyth Sports Centre.
With the Swinburne Kilsyth Lady Cobras beginning the 2012 SEABL season nicely, they will be looking at continuing their current form this Saturday. Last round Swinburne Lady Cobras split their wins losing to Knox by double-digits on the Saturday, but backed it up with an impressive victory on the Sunday against Sandringham.
WNBL star Alice Kunek will lead her Spectres team onto the Hugh McMenamin court this weekend and look to wreak havoc on the Swinburne Lady Cobras. After losing their last game by seven points against the Ballarat Rush, Nunawading will be looking at improving their current ladder position. It will be a fast, hard competitive game with the two proud clubs sharing an extensive League history.
SWINBURNE LADY COBRAS KEY TO THE GAME: Swinburne Lady Cobras key to the game is the depth of their current roster. With class such as Gemma Kerr and Brooke Nisi-Sumner adding spark off the pine, this experience is crucial to the Swinburne Lady Cobras current success and will be what the fans are looking for in the upcoming matchup.
The Swinburne Kilsyth Lady Cobras face cross-town rivals the Nunawading Spectres Saturday 14 April on the Hugh McMenamin Court, tip-off is at 6.15pm.
The Swinburne Kilsyth Cobras dropped their first game of the 2012 season last round against the Knox Raiders before defeating the Sandringham Sabres in a brilliant come-from-behind victory on the Sunday. The Swinburne Cobras will look at continuing their unbeaten home winning streak.
With the 2011 SEABL Champions Nunawading, on a three-game win streak, and adding another string to its bow with new Brazilian import Cicaro Da Silva Gonzago set to play his first SEABL game with his immigration paperwork done, they will come prepared for a hard battle this Saturday night.
With no breathing room between the two sides on the ladder, the Swinburne Cobras will not be able to take this game lightly, with the temperature set to rise on the Hugh McMenamin Court, whenever the Spectres come to play.
SWINBURNE COBRAS TO THE GAME: Matchups, matchups, matchups. Swinburne Cobras star import Zach Malvik will encounter 2012 League assist leader Shane McDonald at the point in what will be an exciting matchup, as well as Swinburne Cobras “Twin Towers” Lang and Macmillan having to keep Spectres big men Cameron and Conn at bay when battling it out in the paint.
The Swinburne Kilsyth Cobras face cross-town rivals the Nunawading Spectres Saturday 14 March on the Hugh McMenamin Court, tip-off is at 8.15pm
Star point guard Adi Tomada has re-signed with the Kilsyth Cobras for the 2024 NBL1 season. Tomada enjoyed a standout 2023 season with the Cobras, leading the team in assists (4.6apg) and steals (1.4spg), ranking second in scoring (19.5ppg) and three pointers made (2.0 3PM), while finding his way to the free throw
Star guard Nikita Young has re-signed with the Kilsyth Cobras for the 2024 NBL1 season. Young put together an impressive second NBL1 season with the Cobras, ranking third on the team in scoring (12.7ppg), rebounds (5.4rpg), assists (2.3apg), while her quick hands and anticipation saw her rank fifth in the league in steals (2.3spg).
The Kilsyth Cobra Women have made their first move for the 2024 NBL1 season, re-signing rising star, Georgia Booth. Booth enjoyed a breakout season with the Cobras, leading the team in three point makes while ranking second on the team in scoring. The lightning quick guard blossomed into a high level scorer, averaging 17.5