News From Around the Court

Juniors Finals to be held NEXT TUESDAY 8TH SEPTEMBER

The U14 and U18 Finals will be held next TUESDAY, 8th SEPTEMBER

Please ignore the date on the U14s draw. This will be corrected shortly.

Please remember: Trophies WILL NOT be handed out after the games. They'll be presented to teams at the Presentation Night on Saturday 19 September. If you are unable to attend Presentation Night, you can collect your trophy after that date.more

LOCAL SHIELD

What a feast of Basketball for the area this weekend with two days of Local Shield being contested at Yamba. Thank you Yamba for such a well organised finals weekend.
To our extremely talent group of players, our U16 Men and Women and our U14 Men and Women that donned our Ballina Breakers uniform “CONGRATULATIONS” we are proud of each and every one of you. Out of the four Ballina teams nominatedmore

NO BASKETBALL this week - 24 to 27 August

There will be no basketball for any of the competitions this week (24-27 August) due to the gym being unavailable.

Other dates that basketball will not be on due to the gym being unavailable are listed in the "No basketball on the following dates" pane on the right side of our website.more

PRESENTAION NIGHT 19th September 2015

PRESENTATION NIGHT - RESERVE THE DATE 19th September 2015
Please note all Presentation of trophies both Senior and Junior domestic competition, Northern Junior Leagues and Local shield will be awarded at our annual Presentation night.
Dates of Presentation Night:.
Location: Ballina RSL Club
Cost $20:00
On sale next week with Court Supervisors
Guest speaker TBA???? He/she will be first class andmore

CADBURY CHOCOLATE FUNDRAISER

Our Cadbury® Fundraiser drive is now near completion and the final stages of collection are underway. Thank you to all those that have sold the chocolates and returned money so far.

Officially, the Fundraiser closes on 1/9/15 and we are asking sellers to make sure all money and unsold product are accounted for and returned on time.more

NO BASKETBALL on 10th and 11th August

There will be no basketball on Monday 10th or Tuesday 11th of August due to the gym being unavailable.
- Monday 10 August: No Miniball or Mens A competition
- Tuesday 11 August: No Juniors competitions

Other dates that basketball will not be on due to the gym being unavailable are listed in the "No basketball on the following dates" pane on the right side of our website.more

LAUREN KING JULY CAMP POSTPONED

Lauren King’s July school holiday camp has been postponed. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Nominations to attend have been placed, but few payments have been forthcoming, therefore unfortunately definite number to conduct the camp could not be defined. For those who have paid for the camp in advance please email Karen allkarensmail@gmail.com with your bank details for a full refund. Also for thomore

EX WNBL PLAYER LAUREN KING - JULY SCHOOL HOLIDAY

Commencing her career as a junior in Ballina, Lauren has been a member of many prestigious basketball teams throughout her career, including attendance at the all-Australian camp in 2000-2002. Lauren represented NSW Country at Australian National Junior Championships in the U16 and U18 level. Starting in 2001, Lauren became a member of the WNBL club and played for AIS through 2003, Townsville frommore

JUNIORS GAMES - ALL COMMENCE at 4:15 INDOOR and OUTDOOR

ALL INDOOR and OUTDOOR GAMES COMMENCE
12s and U14s games start at 4.15pm.

U16s and U18s games start at 5:00
Check the website for your team name.more

NORTH COAST SHIELD DATES 2015

NORTH COAST SHIELD
Revised dates for North Coast Shield
U/12's
31/5/15- Byron Bay
19/7/15- Yamba
2/8/15- Lismore

U/14's & 16's (Combined)
14/6/15- Byron Bay
26/7/15- Yamba
16/8/15- Lismore

Carnival/Tournament Finals
22/8/15-23/8/15 at Yambamore

2015 NJL Dates - Book them in

Northern Junior League – Div 2 This is BALLINA’s Draw

Round 1 – 14/15 March @ Armidale

Round 2 – 18/19 April @ Coffs Harbour

Round 3 – 23/24 May @ Lismore

Round 4 – 20/21 June @Port Maquarie*

Finals – 8/9 August @ Tamworthmore

AUSSIE HOOPS IS BACK

Ballina Basketball Association will recommence its AUSSIE HOOPS Program on Monday 9th February  at 4:30pm, and then every following Monday.   If you are interested or know of anyone interested please come along and join in the fun!!!   Be taught basic skills and learn the rules and how to play our great game.

Reece Fensom will be in charge of our Aussie Hoops program.more

Miniball

PRESENTATION NIGHT AWARDS

Most valued award of the night
Clubperson of the Year
Junior - Reece Fensom
Senior - Adrian van Eke

Referee's Encouragement Award - Harrison Peters

Northern Junior League - 2014
U16 women - 2014 NJL WINNERS!
Best Team Player - Salem Edwards
Most Improved - Erin Cattle
Best Defensive - Hannah Rushbymore

UNDER 16 WOMEN WIN NJL TITLE

Ballina U16 girls take the hard path…
At around 1.30 last Saturday afternoon things didn’t look great for the Ballina girls U16 basketball team. After a successful regular season with a record of eleven wins from twelve games the girls had come to the finals week-end with high hopes for a championship win but after a major semi-final belting (59 – 37) from their arch rivals Quirindi, that champiomore

CJ BRUTON CAMP -DON'T MISS OUT

C J BRUTON CAMP ALL LOCAL SHIELD PLAYERS WELCOME
CJ Bruton, Australia’s most winning point guard, is hosting an intensive basketball clinic for young aspiring athletes in the Northern Rivers region. CJ’s professional achievements are testament to his basketball abilities - 2 x Olympian, Commonwealth gold medalist and Australian Boomers captain, and 6 x NBL Champion. CJ has coached NBA players,more

NOTICE of BALLINA BASKETBALL ANNUAL AGM

Ballina Basketball Association Annual General Meeting - Monday 23rd June 2014 at 7.00pm.
Meeting Venue: Southern Cross School – Chickiba Drive, East Ballina
All Ballina Basketball members and players are invited to attend the meeting. The Ballina Basketball Association is in need of more people to assist with the running of Ballina Basketball.more

PRESENTATION NIGHT 2013 WHAT A GREAT SUCCESS

What a fantastic night with over 130 people attending, it was wonderful to see so much people supporting the Ballina Basketball Association.

Our Guest speakers were brilliant whilst Thalo Green spoke all eyes and ears where upon him, his talk was motivate, inspirational and passionate. You could have heard a pin drop. We need more ambassadors like Thalo to our sport. EXCELLENT INSIGHT TO OUR SPmore
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No basketball on the following dates

No games on the following dates due to the gym being unavailable: 

  • 14 September - No miniball or Mens A competition
  • 15 September - No Juniors competition
  • 17 September - No Mens B competition
  • 9 November - No Miniball or Mens A competition
  • 10 November - No Juniors competition
  • 10 December - No Mens B competition
  • 14 December - No Miniball or Mens A competition
  • 17 December - No Mens B competition

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JUNIOR WINTER SEASON 

Commences Monday 20 April 2015 for: 

  • TotBall:  Wednedsays 4:30 - 5:30pm (5,6, 7 years old)
  • MiniBall: Mondays 4:30 to 6:00pm  (8, 9, 10 years)
  • Junior competitions: Tuesday afternoons 4:10 - 9:30pm (U12's - U18's) 

CONTACT:  Eva on 0428 874 346 or Steve on 6686 7962 for more information. 

SENIOR WINTER SEASON

Commences TBC for:

  • Mens Division: Monday night and Thursday night
  • Womens Division: Wednesday night

CONTACT: Lynne on 0404 016 604 or Steve 6686 7962 for more information.

 

Upcoming Events

Northern Junior League (NJL) Finals

August 8-9: Finals weekend in Tamworth

North Coast Shield U14 & U16s

August 16: Round 3 in Lismore

August 22-23: Finals weekend in Yamba

State Shield

September 12-13: Under 14 girls

Ballina Assoc Presentation Night

September 19: To be held at Ballina RSL Club. Tickets can be purchased from the Court Supervisors.

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