Earning the guard position, having received a vote from all but one coach is Sandringham Sabres JoshWilcher. Josh led the league in scoring (21.1pts), and assists (6.8ass) and also finished the season with the Golden Hands Award. Joining Josh in the backcourt is Kilsyth Cobras guard CameronJohnson who also received six out of a possible seven votes from the coaches. Cameron averaged 14.2pts and scored 20+ pts on three occasions during the season.
Nunawading Spectres Maalo Hicks averaged 15.1pts, 9.1rebs and 1.3blks for the season and received six votes from opposition coaches. Hicks was the dominant big man of the competition scoring 20+pts on six occasions and recording a league best 25 rebounds on 29th March against Dandenong.
Joining Hicks in the frontcourt is Kilsyth Cobras LiamMcInerny and Frankston Blues Ben Jacobsen. McInerney averaged 14.1pts and 7.1rebs including a season best 23pts, 17rebs and 2ass performance against Sandringham on the 9th May. McInerney was a key member for the Cobras this year and has departed Australia to commence a US College career with NCAA Division 1 school Stetson University Ben Jacobsen was the Blues leading scorer averaging 15.5pts. Ben started the season at a blistering pace with 24pts, 7rebs and 3ass in round one and was a dominant force for the remainder of the season.
Having received five votes Kilsyth Lady Cobras BrittanyWhite has been recognised for her sensational season. White averaged 12.4pts and scored 15+ pts on five occasions, helping the Lady Cobras to a fourth placed finish. AlanaWallis finished the season as the Knox Raiders leading scorer with 12.6pts and captained her team to a third place finish. Wallis scored a season best 19pts on 27th June to guide her team to victory over Frankston.
Nunawading Spectres MichelleMeneguzzi and JackieVanderzaag helped their team secure the Championship and have also been rewarded for their sensational individual performance this season. Vanderzaag led the league in scoring with 13.8pts and scored 20+pts on three occasions. Vanderzaag had a season best 27pts against Sandringham on 4th July. Meneguzzi averaged 8.9pts, 2.3rebs and led the league in rebounds with 10.3rebs. Meneguzzi, although playing a majority of time in the paint, also finished 8th in the Golden Hands Award.
Rounding out the frontcourt positions is Dandenong Rangers forward Erin McNamara who despite only playing 10 games left a big impression on opposition coaches. McNamara finished the season averaging 12.9pts and 4.4rebs, and had her best game on Sunday 19th April with 20pts, 3rebs, 2ass and 2blks.
Defensive specialist Sarah Haberfield has re-signed with the Kilsyth Cobras for the 2024 NBL1 season. Haberfield was a solid contributor to the Cobras roster in 2023, starting in 20 of 22 regular season games and ranking amongst the team leaders in assists (2.1), steals (1.0) and rebounding (3.3). The SEBC Saints junior recorded a
Mitch Dielemans has re-signed with the Kilsyth Cobras for the 2024 NBL1 season. Dielemans enjoyed a strong 2023 NBL1 campaign with the Cobras, averaging a career-high 8.9 points per game to go along with 2.2 assists per game, shooting team-bests of 40.3% from three point range and 80.3% from the foul line. He recoded