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BACT Congratulates Appointed Senior 2020 Coaches 

Basketball ACT would like to congratulate the following coaches on their appointments to senior competitions for 2020. Canberra Gunners: Tony Plunkett Canberra Nationals: Jenny Lonergan Canberra Gunners Academy: Andrew Martin Ivor Burge Men: Michelle Cosier Ivor Burge Women: Sarah Skidmore See our media releases:   CANBERRA NATIONALS COACHING ANNOUNCEMENT Following a successful 2019 season, Basketball ACT […]

Canberra Classic 

The Canberra Classic is an annual weekend long tournament , held at Belconnen Basketball Stadium, at the end of January. The “Classic” offers competitions for Invitational, A Grade and B Grade divisions, for both male and female players. The Canberra Classic is seen as an ideal warm-up competition for State League or State Representative teams […]

Isabelle Bourne selected by Basketball Australia Centre of Excellence 

Basketball ACT are thrilled to announce Canberra junior, Isabelle Bourne, has been selected by Basketball Australia as a Centre of Excellence (CoE) scholarship athlete in 2017. The 187-centimetre forward utilises a range of perimeter and post skills, creating mismatches on both ends of the floor. “Issie is unique in that she is an inside-outside type […]

2017 High Performance Head Coach Announcement 

Basketball ACT (‘BACT’) has recently announced the Head Coaches for a number of it’s 2017 State Representative Programs. You can find comments on each appointment from BACT Head of High Performance and Coaching Phil Brown below. Under 20 Men (12-18 February 2017 – Bendigo, Victoria) Head Coach: Debbie Cook “As one of the ACT’s most experienced coaches, […]

2016 Premier 1 – Preliminary Final Preview 

7 September 2016 Men – Tuggeranong Vikings (1st) v Belconnen Ramblers (3rd) After being upset by the Wests Magpies in the Semi – Finals last week, the Vikings will need to bounce back against a Ramblers team that has been improving every week and is finally looking to be at full strength. The Vikings however […]

Club News: Belconnen Ramblers – 2016 Juniors Night 

Ramblers Juniors Come in Droves to Support their Premier Teams By Karen Lindsay (Belconnen Ramblers) More than 70 Ramblers junior players and their parents packed Belconnen Stadium on Wednesday night (20 July 2016) to support the Club’s Premier Men and Women teams in a ‘double header’. Both teams treated the juniors to a fast-paced game, […]

2016 Premier 1 – Round 10 Wrap 

Check out all of the Premier 1 Round Wraps by clicking here. Premier 1 Men Belconnen Ramblers (74) def. by TSC Pride (86) The up-and-down play of the Ramblers continues, picking up the L against the young TSC team. With veteran Dan Jackson back in the line-up, the Ramblers were unable to counter Gunners swingman Bul […]

2016 Under 16 State Representative Team Announcements 

Basketball ACT (“BACT”) has today announced it’s team lists for the upcoming 2016 Under 16 Australian Junior Championships, which will be held in Kilsyth, Victoria from 2 – 9 July 2016. ACT Under 16 Men ACT Under 16 Women Alex Archer (Wests Magpies) Sophie Adamson (Tuggeranong Southern Cross) Dhal Fieg (Wests Magpies) Zali Andrews (Queanbeyan […]

2016 Under 18 AJCs Recap – ACT Teams 

27 April 2016 The 2016 Under 18 Australian Junior Championships (“AJCs”) and Kevin Coombs Cup took place in Adelaide between 16 – 23 April. Basketball ACT (“BACT”) was represented by both a Men’s and a Women’s side in the Under 18s tournament. The Under 18 ACT Women had one of their best performances at the […]

2016 Premier 1 – Round 5 Wrap 

14 April 2016 Check out all of the Premier 1 Round Wraps by clicking here. Premier 1 Men Tuggeranong Vikings (78) def. by Ginninderra Rats (95) The Brown brothers proved that wine isn’t the only thing they can do right in this one, as they were strong contributors in what was a statement win for […]