Currently sitting pretty in second spot, the Swinburne Kilsyth Lady Cobras will need to swap the L’s for W’s this weekend if they wish to secure the second chance that a top two South Conference spot offers. Currently on a three game losing streak, the Swinburne Lady Cobras will try to reverse current form after going down to Knox Raiders last Saturday night by 13-points in what was a defensive game. Missing the scoring impact of Captain Chantella Perera, this deep Swinburne Lady Cobras outfit will have to pull together like they did earlier this season to regain some composure and form.

Currently on a four game win streak after defeating Ballarat by four points last Saturday, the inform Geelong Supercats will be looking at making it five when hitting Hugh McMenamin Court this Sunday. Sitting atop the East Conference table Geelong must keep the wins coming in order to secure themselves home-court advantage for playoffs. With guard Deanna Smith leading the League in assists, three-point percentage and free throw percentage, shutting her down and limiting opportunities will be key to a Swinburne Lady Cobras win. An away game on Saturday night at Nunawading will see this weekend to be an important one for the Swinburne Kilsyth Lady Cobras with second spot on the line.

LAST TIME THEY MET… After a poor first quarter (22 – 8) Geelong rallied to beat the Swinburne Lady Cobras by 6 in a nail biter at Geelong Arena 76 – 70. The Swinburne Lady Cobras had four players score double digits in Kerr (18), Moffatt (16), Parsons (14) and Burns (11), but unfortunately that just wasn’t enough, with Geelong’s Deanna Smith dominating play with 22 points and 9 rebounds.

The Swinburne Kilsyth Lady Cobras will head to Nunawading to play the Spectres on Saturday with tip-off at 6.30pm before hosting Geelong on Sunday at the Kilsyth Sports Centre with tip-off at 12.30pm.

After a weekend that consisted of two losses, the Swinburne Kilsyth Cobras will have to pull together in what will be a season defining weekend. The Swinburne Cobras are now sitting in fifth spot, a game out of playoff contention and will need big wins for a chance to compete post-season. The Swinburne Kilsyth Cobras made the trip to Mt. Gambier last Friday, where they lost to the Pioneers by nine points, then headed back home to take on a strong Knox outfit that gave the Swinburne Cobras a 22-point touch-up.

Conversely, Geelong is coming off the back of an 11-point win over the Ballarat Miners and will be looking at taking the top spot in the East Conference to lock up a home game advantage heading into the post-season. With the SEABL’s leading scorer, Kimmani Barrett, now out for the season, Geelong is going to have to find a new player to make up there points when they meet a desperate Swinburne Kilsyth Cobras team. With an away game against the Nunawading Spectres on the Friday night this weekend has the potential to be season defining for the Swinburne Kilsyth Cobras.

LAST TIME THEY MET… The Swinburne Kilsyth Cobras walked away from the Geelong Arena with a massive 22-point win (83 – 61). Import, Garfield Blair, lead all scorers with 30- points, and big man Auryn Macmillan tallied a double-double with 17-points and 10 rebounds, whilst import Zach Malvik fell one assist short of a double-double (12 points, 9 assists).

The Swinburne Kilsyth Cobras visit Nunawading to play the Spectres on Saturday with tip-off at 8.30pm before a 2.30pm tip-off against Geelong on Sunday at the Kilsyth Sports Centre.