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BACT – HEALTH UPDATE – 16 MARCH 2020 

Basketball ACT – Health Update – 16 March 2020 MEDIA RELEASE 16 March 2020   BASKETBALL ACT – HEALTH UPDATE In light of recent events and the emergence of additional information and guidance into the management and risk mitigation related to the spread of the COVID-19 virus, Basketball ACT (BACT) held an urgent out of […]

Waratah League Opener 

This weekend sees the opening games for the Gunners, Nationals, and Gunners Academy for the 2020 Waratah League. The Gunners academy start the weekend off against Bathurst at 5pm on Saturday night. The Nationals and Gunners then must take the long road trip down to Bruce to play against the Centre Of Excellence. The Nationals […]

BACT – U18 AJC Team Announcement 

Basketball ACT has announced their U18 women’s team for the upcoming U18 Australian Junior Championships to be held in Ballarat, Victoria on 17-24 April 2020. Team list – http://www.basketballact.com.au/basketball-act-u…eam-announcement/ ‎

STADIUM UPDATE 

Please note that Belconnen Stadium will be CLOSED for Casual Shoot-Around on Monday 3 February to Friday 7 February – due to ongoing stadium repairs and representative training schedules. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Squads for Under 20 Australian Junior Championships named 

Basketball ACT Squad Announcement – Under 20 Australian Junior Championships Basketball ACT have named strong Under 20 Men’s and Women’s squads for the upcoming Under 20 Australian Junior Championships, to be held at the Basketball Australia Centre of Excellence in Canberra from 5-9 February 2020. The event will see the best Under 20’s talent from […]

HURST JOINS CANBERRA NATIONALS 

The Canberra Nationals are pleased to announce that Natalie Hurst will take up the head coaching position for the upcoming Waratah One season, following the departure of Jenny Lonergan. The guard who won multiple championships with the Capitals will pull down the curtain on a glittering WNBL career, retiring at season’s end. Hurst says it’s […]

BACT Proposed Constitutional Changes. 

  The BACT board of Directors have undertaken a review of the current BACT constitution . If  you have any questions or would like to review these changes  please do not hesitate to contact BACT by email at admin@basketballact.com.au

LONERGAN DEPARTS NATIONALS 

  The Canberra Nationals regret to announce that Jenny Lonergan has resigned as Head Coach for the 2020 season. Lonergan recently accepted the second year of her two-year deal with the organisation but has cited work, personal and family reasons for her departure.   “I have thoroughly enjoyed all the wonderful opportunities Basketball ACT has […]

Basketball ACT and UC Capitals Partnership! 

We’re delighted to announce our partnership with the UC Capitals for the 2019/2020 season, providing great opportunities for our junior pathways and exposure to elite basketball via the Club Ambassador Program. See the full post here: UC Capitals and Basketball ACT Partnership  

ACT BASKETBALLERS SELECTED FOR NATIONAL PERFORMANCE CAMP 

Two Canberra basketballers have been invited to the National Performance Camp to be held in January next year. Alex Toohey, from the Marist Club, and Bowyn Beatty, from Wests, were invited to be a part of the 20-player squad following the strong performance of the ACT Under 16 team at the Australian Championships earlier this […]