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WINE FUNDRAISER - 2014 VENOM USA TOUR

This year's tour will see another 20 players/parents head to the USA for a 22-day tour in December and you can help them get there by buying some wine in what has become an annual fundraiser for our touring teams. Last year we sold more than 60 dozen, so please help out again by purchasing as little as 3 bottles. Download the form and email or drop it back in to WSC by Monday April 28.more

BLACK ATTACK - THREE BIG V GAMES AT WSC THIS WEEKEND

Want some Big V action at Warrandyte this weekend? Get out of the house during the school holidays. Well, how about three games! Yes, three of our Big V Venom teams will be in action at WSC this weekend with a double-header on Saturday night from 6.30pm followed by a youth men's game on Sunday from 1.30pm. Be there!more

WARRANDYTE LOSES A VALUED MEMBER - R.I.P REECE BORELLA

It is with great sadness that Warrandyte Basketball announces the unexpected passing of former player and coach, Reece Borella, aged 29. A true gentlemen, teammate, friend and volunteer of the club, Reece played juniors and seniors at the club, including a key on-court leadership role in the club's first Big V men's team.more

WANSBROUGH REACHES 150TH BIG V GAME

Arguably one of the most well-known players across all senior divisions in the Big V, Rachael Wansbrough will play her 150th game this Sunday when she runs out for Warrandyte against McKinnon in SCW.more

WARRANDYTE FESTIVAL PARADE

Join the Venom Big V players and walk in the Warrandyte Festival Parade. Wear your Redbacks or Venom uniform and soak up the wonderful atmosphere which envelopes our great town over this weekend. Meeting time is 10.15am at a location to be advised shortly.more

REDBACKS SUMMER PRESENTATION DAY

Presentation day for Warrandyte Redbacks will be held on Monday 31st March, 5.30 - 6.15pm at Warrandyte Sports Complex.more

A GRAND SPONSORSHIP FOR VENOM BIG V SENIOR WOMEN

Two of Warrandyte’s oldest and most popular operations have increased their commitment in a long-term deal that will benefit the local community with Warrandyte Basketball proud to announce The Grand Hotel Warrandyte as the Major Sponsor of the Venom State Championship Senior Women for at least the next three years.more

GREAT INCENTIVES FROM BENDIGO BANK WARRANDYTE

Valued club sponsor, Bendigo Bank Warrandyte, has a number of fantastic incentives for club members. Please speak directly with the friendly staff at Bendigo Bank for details and remember to make sure you tell them you're from Warrandyte Basketball. Here's some further details.more

REFEREE COURSE REGISTRATION OPEN

Dates for the next Warrandyte-Park Orchards Referee Course have been announced.more

GREAT WAY TO GET INVOLVED WITH BIG V

With the Big V Season about to take off, opportunities for volunteers to assist on game day are available.more

VENOM ALL GEARED UP FOR SEASON START

Training is ongoing, practice games are in full swing and our 4 Venom Big V teams are as ready as they will ever be for the season opener on Saturday 15th March.more

HOW IMPORTANT IS A MOUTH GUARD? YOU MIGHT BE SURPRISED.

This article was handed to me by one of our Committee members. It is an incredible eye opener and one which all of our parents and players read and take note of. This could happen to anyone.more

VENOM BIG V PLAYER SPONSORSHIPS NOW AVAILABLE

Would you like to sponsor a Venom Big V player for the 2014 season? One of the most enjoyable ways to get involved in our Big V games is to sponsor a player. You can select any player or players from any of our four teams - in return you receive a family pass to all Big V games at WSC plus sponsorship listing on this website and in all home game programs.more

2014 BIG V SEASON MEMBERSHIPS

Membership passes for the 2014 Big V season are now available. You get entry to every Big V game played at WSC, for all four of our teams, including finals. These passes represent huge savings! Book you pass today, ready to go for round one!more

WBA LEADERSHIP CHANGE

The 2013 Warrandyte Basketball Association Annual General Meeting was held at WSC on Monday 25 November. Three weeks ago Richard Cookes, who has held the position of Club President for two years, announced his intention to step down from the role so the search for his replacement began.more

VENOM BIG V GET SET FOR 2014

With training now underway, all 4 of our Venom Big V teams are hungry for glory in 2014. There may be a while to go before the first ball toss of the season, but our Big V Staff including coaches, assistant coaches, team managers & trainers are working hard with their players to ensure they are given every opportunity to succeed & establish themselves as valuable members of their respective teams.more

VENOM 'WILSON SECURITY' SENIOR MEN MOVE FORWARD IN 2014

The Warrandyte 2014 'Wilson Security' Venom Big V Men have finalised their playing squad and are excited to announce details.more

HIGH HOPES FOR NEW WARRANDYTE VENOM MEN'S YOUTH LEAGUE TEAM

After an intensive 2 week tryout period for the Warrandyte Venom Men’s Youth League team and Big V Development/Training positions, newly appointed Men’s Youth League coach, Beau Bentley, and assistant coach, Matt Lane, spent a painstaking period locked away selecting the best from an incredibly talented group of players to represent Venom in Youth League 2 Men this coming Big V season.more

VENOM WOMEN HEAD TO BIG V CHAMPIONSHIP DIVISION & SIGN NEW YOUTH COACH

In what has been a huge year for the Warrandyte Big V Women’s programs, winning both the Division 1 Championship and the Youth League 1 Championship in season 2013, the journey continues with exciting news on season 2014.more

2013/14 JUNIOR VENOM TEAMS

Warrandyte Basketball Association is pleased to announce its junior Venom teams to compete in the 2013/14 Victorian Junior Basketball League season. If you have any questions, in the first instance contact Jenni James on 0408 542 490.more

VENOM ANNOUNCES NEW YOUTH MEN'S COACH

Following a decision by Brent Reid not to continue past the recently completed 2013 Big V Season, Warrandyte Venom has moved quickly to snare one of its most promising young coaches to take the reins of the 'Eastside Mitsubishi' Youth Men.more

NICOLE TAKES THE BIG V REINS IN 2014

Nicole Howard is the newly appointed “Gardiner McInnes” Warrandyte Venom Big V Championship Women’s Coach for 2014.

The recently crowned 2013 Big V Coach of The Year was announced as the successful candidate by Warrandyte President, Richard Cookes, late last week.more

SUNDAY NIGHT MEN'S COMP REVIVAL

Do you have a men's basketball team you would like to enter in the Sunday night competition at WSC? If so please contact Dianne Trenfield at admin@warrandytebasketball.net.au.more

WHAT IS WARRANDYTE VENOM?

Each year many new players from domestic clubs attend Venom tryouts, but there are many more who aren't quite sure of how Venom fits into the local basketball pathway. Here is some information for parents and players who have heard about Warrandyte Venom and want to know what Friday night rep-ball is all about.

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VENOM WIN FIRST JUNIOR STATE TITLE

The continued success of Warrandyte Venom's junior program came to the fore once again with the U20 girls winning the Victorian Championship, marking the club's first ever junior State Title.more

VENOM SCORE MULTIPLE BIG V AWARDS

Warrandyte Venom's record breaking Big V season has come to a close on the back of our players and coaches winning multiple awards at the annual Big V awards night.more

VENOM WIN DUAL BIG V TITLES

Warrandyte Basketball is celebrating its most successful season in a 48-year history that has seen many star players progress through the popular club, however, as has been the case in previous years, outstanding juniors are now playing senior basketball at their home club and that has now resulted in two Big V (State League) titles.more

WARRANDYTE BASKETBALL ANNOUNCES THREE KEY SIGNINGS

On the back of winning two Big V titles and with 14 Venom junior teams in finals, plus more than 30 Redbacks teams in finals, Warrandyte Basketball is pleased to announce three key recruitments.more

VENOM GRAB BIG V GLORY AS NELSON DEPARTS

Warrandyte Venom's senior women gave their coach Justin Nelson the perfect send off with the 2013 Big V Division One title courtesy of a 59-47 win over Geelong. The victory capped a superb season that yielded 18 straight wins all the way to the championship, a fitting finale that has the Venom celebrating two Big V titles following a title win by the Youth Women as well.more

VENOM YOUTH WOMEN WIN THE CHAMPIONSHIP

Congratulations to our 'Porter Davis' Youth Women on winning the 2013 Big V Youth League championship, a fantastic performance in front of a massive crowd at Warrandyte Sports Complex. Earlier in the night our 'Gardiner McInnes' Senior Women won through to the Division One Grand Final with a big win, their 15th straight victory.more

END OF AN ERA AT WARRANDYTE BASKETBALL

Warrandyte Basketball’s Justin Nelson has announced he will be stepping down from coaching the Venom’s senior women following the coming finals series and is also departing from his full-time position at the club as General Manager at the end of August.more

BIG V PLAYERS REACH MILESTONES THIS WEEKEND

Warrandyte Venom will celebrate two more player milestones this weekend with team captains Meg Dargan (D1W) and Bree Waugh (YL1W) both taking centre stage.more

JOIN VENOM BASKETBALL ON FACEBOOK

Stay up to date with all the latest news from the Venom junior and senior programs, including updates from our Big V teams, by joining the Venom Basketball Facebook page. Just go to the link provided and LIKE the page.more

MAKING A DIFFERENCE - THE VENOM WAY

This message was sent through from a member within the Venom program. The club always values feedback - good, bad or otherwise - and always provides members with a platform to have a say and to become involved. This message is passionate, heart-warming and supportive of the time, effort and commitment that is put in by many of our coaches. Have a read and enjoy!more

VENOM CELEBRATE BEST EVER RESULTS IN VJBL

With the VJBL finals underway, Warrandyte Venom is celebrating a best ever season with seven teams ranked inside the top 20 in Victoria, including four teams ranked inside the top 12.more
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WBA Contact

WARRANDYTE BASKETBALL

WSC OFFICE

 0477 111 971
admin@warrandytebasketball.net.au

REDBACKS ENQUIRIES

Jenny Leeson 0425 790 796

VENOM ENQUIRIES

Jenni James jjames@pferd.com.au

WSC PROPERTY SHOP HOURS

From Tuesday 28 February 2014, Uniform Shop Hours will be:

Tuesday: 5.45 - 6.45pm

Thursday: 4.15 - 5.15pm

Contact Catherine MacDonald 0412 368 803 for further enquiries.

Warrandyte Basketball Sponsors

WARRANDYTE BASKETBALL NEWS

Big V Games - Saturday May 3

Senior Women vs Diamond Valley @ 7pm

Aussie Hoops

Registration form for Term 2, 2014 Aussie Hoops will be available shortly.

Referees Course

Registrations are being taken for the next Referee Course beginning on Tuesday 22 April 2014. Email admin@warrandytebasketball.net.au for more information.  This is open to any person 14 year or over.