Returning to Kilsyth for his second season, JOE WERNER has been the standout player in the East Men this year and deserves the Most Valuable Player of the Year Award. With eight first place votes Werner was the over whelming winner of the award defeating last years winner CJ Massingale by 12 votes. Joe finished the season leading the league in rebounds (13.59ppg), fourth in points (21.8ppg), and also fifth in field goal percentage (53.6%).
Kilsyth Cobras Joe Werner was outstanding on Sunday 31st May as he destroyed the Ballarat Miners with a season best 45 points @ 63%, and also recorded 20 rebounds, 2 assists, 3 steals and blocked 3 shots. Werner played 44mins and led the Cobras to a much needed 97-80 win. Werner also recorded 25pts, 9rebs and 3ass on Friday 29th May to help secure the Player of the Week award for round 12.
Kilsyth Cobras forward/centre Joe Werner finished the regular season in fine style guiding his team to a 5-1 record. Werner averaged 24.8pts, 14.8rebs and 2ass for the month of July. Joe finished the regular season with a sensational individual performance at Ballarat with 24pts, 18rebs, 5ass and 2blks in 41mins. Werner recorded a double double in each game during July and started the month with a 32pt, 26rebs performance in the Cobras 83-75 victory against arch rival Knox.
Joe Werner (Kilsyth)
CJ Massingale (Knox)
Dusty Jura (Dandenong)
D LEAGUE WOMEN
ED DUNSTAN has been involved with Kilsyth Cobras for well over 15 years, and has coached at every level of the game. Dunstan guided the Lady Cobras to fourth place this year with a 12-6 regular season record only to lose to Nunawading in the Semi Finals. Dunstan has been a key contributor in the development of the girls program in Kilsyth, having spent 10 years with the SEABL Championship program as a head coach or Assistant coach.
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
Our Kilsyth Junior Cobras teams for the 2024 VJBL season have been announced. Congratulations to all of our new and returning Cobras on their selections — and for those who have missed out this season, we hope to see you back next year. See below for our 2024 teams as well as important uniform, registration