Latest Rockets News

Hang Time - Round 3, North v South

The Round 3 Hang Time is here for the North v South games to be held at Hillcrest this Saturday 28th Marchmore

Rockets Women have consecutive opening season wins

The North Adelaide Rockets women have opened the 2015 Premier League season with two consecutive wins. On Saturday night, the women defended their home court and defeated the Woodville Warriors by 34 points.more


Aric Miller has arrived at the launch pad with a bang!! Top scorer in the pre-season tournament, and adding that touch of excitement to our already talented senior men.
Aric has agreed to run a couple of clinics for our kids in the holidays. For dates and time click more.more


The Rockets Boys faced a tough opponent in reigning premier Woodville on Saturday night at Hillcrest, determined to maintain their good start to the season. History shows that we had not beaten Woodville in any of the last 6 games at this venue and had not beaten them at all since 2012, so a big task.more

Hang Time Round 2, North v Woodville

Click here for the Hang Time round 2, North v Woodville in the Premier League comp. Tip off at Hillcrest at 6.30pm for women, 8.15pm for the men. Go Rockets.more

NABC U18 Girls - Seeking Players

Currently our second U18 girls team has only 5 or 6 players and we really need another 2 or 3 players (born in 1998 & 1999) to ensure it remains viable through the winter season.more

The Rockets Women Premier League Season Opener

The North Adelaide Rockets women opened the 2015 Premier League season with a 16 point win over the Eastern Mavericks. The girls knew that as reigning champions, 2015 would not be an easy season as they will definitely be recognised as the team to beat. The Rockets women knew they were in a for a tough match, especially with the addition of Mavericks import Demetria Frank.more

The Who's Who of the Rockets Men Premier League

Get to know a little bit more about who is on the Men's Premier League Roster this season here. First Home Game this Saturday 21st March, Hillcrest Stadium.more

North Boys Win Big in the First Game of the Season

It was a big first up win for the Premier League Men's team at Eastern on Sunday with a final score of 87 to 60. With all thoughts of the tough pre season behind them and a determination to make a statement early on, the boys set the tone from the tip off with aggressive defence and fast running offensive basketball when the opportunity presented resulting in an early 12 point lead.more

NABC Men's Premier League Opening game

“Well it’s finally here !!!! After several months of running, on court practice, more running, strategizing, more running, recovery, practice games and finally more running, our Premier League Teams get the chance to put all they have learned into action this weekend and play against another team with premiership points on the line.more

Back to Back Premierships

Division 2 Women’s Grand Final –Summer 2014/15 - On Monday 2nd March the Reserve Women played off against Woodville in the Division 2 Grand Final.

U23.1 Women’s Grand Final - Summer 2014/15 - The next day the U23 girls then took their turn to play in the Division 1 Youth League Grand Final against Forestville.more

Men's Premier League Pre-Season Tournament

North Adelaide Men’s Premier League side competed in the BSA Pre Season Tournament over the weekend of the 28th of February and the 1st of March. A great result for the boys giving them some reward for what has been a very tough pre season, with a demanding running session every week for 6 weeks, and two on court sessions per week since early in the new year.more


We are thrilled that Aric, the American Import for our senior men’s team in 2015, has arrived at the Launch pad.

Aric will start doing some individuals on Saturday afternoons, in small groups, at Hillcrest Stadium.more

NABC Extravaganza Day

Extravaganza Day at Hillcrest on Saturday the 21st Of February. There were plenty of activities for the kids with Games 2U on site, Laser Tag and Bumper Balls all available, and despite the temperature, the opportunity to play a full court game with a mixture of Premier League players and Juniors.more

Aric arrives in Adelaide

We are pleased to report that our import for the NABC Premier League Men’s team arrived safely today after a series of flights via Atlanta, Dallas, Sydney and finally Adelaide. A little tired but raring to go and produce some Rockets basketball. Aric was met at the airport by squad members Adam Schild, Joel Pitt, Assistant Coach Steve Denton and Team Manager Ray Girvin.more

NABC Men's Premier League Pre Season

The Men's Premier League team has been in "pre season" training mode for several weeks now under the guidance of Senior Coach Nathan Hawkes, Assistant Steve Denton and fitness expert Matt Sparkman. With 21 eager participants enduring 3 tough sessions per week since just after Xmas, fitness levels are improving rapidly, evidenced by results in time trials and strength testing.more

NABC Financial Membership and Renewals now open 2015/16

NABC Financial Membership and Renewals applications are now open for the 2015/16 membership period.

Please click on more to access and download the application form.more

NABC Extravaganza Day Sat 21st February, Hillcrest

NABC will be having an Extravaganza Day on Sat 21st February at Hillcrest Stadium. It runs from 4pm to 7pm.

Activities include meeting our Premier League players for 2015 season, GAMES 2 U will be onsite, scrimmages juniors with Premier League Players, bbq and more.more

Juniors Clinic at Hillcrest with Brendan Teys

Thanks to everyone who attended the Junior Clinic at Hillcrest this week it was a lot of fun.

Special mention to Brett Aistrope, Kane Della-Pia and Taryn Moore who stayed all day, and members of our seniors team who helped out.

Brendan Teys from the Adelaide 36ers finished the day off with some drills that delighted both the players and the parents watching.more

Opal Mader makes U20 Womens side

Congratulations to Opal Mader who has been chosen to play in the U20 Women's team who are competing in Dandenong Stadium 22-28 February 2015.more

Nikola Miskovic makes Southern Cross Challenge Team

Congratulations to Nikola Miskovic, who has been chosen to play in the Southern Cross Challenge Boys team. Teams shall be travelling to Knox, Victoria to compete 16-19 of January.more

Rockets Sign an Import for 2015!


NABC is thrilled to announce the signing of US guard Aric Miller for the 2015 ABA season.

Aric is a 6’4” guard who can play both the Point Guard and Shooting Guard position and is an exceptional shooter. He was named an All American by the National Association of Basketball Coaches for his outstanding play at Armstrong Atlantic State University.more

Welcome to the Age Group Co-Ordinators

The club would like to announce the current Age Group Co-ordinators, Michelle Smith (U10, U12), Scott Kelly (U14), Barb Rowe (U16) and Janelle Logan (U18, U23).more

New Head Coach for Senior Women

The committee would like to thank all of the extremely talented applicants for the position of senior coach of our CABL womens team. After a thorough interview process, NABC is happy to announce the appointment of Brenton Johnston. Brenton is a life member of our club, and returns to the Launch Pad with a wealth of experience at the top level. We look forward to another successful ABA Season.more

U16 Boys Team Lists Summer 2014/15

The team lists for the U16 Boys Summer season is now available. Click here for PDFmore

October 3rd Clinic - U14 & U16's Hillcrest Stadium

A school holiday basketball clinic is on at Hillcrest Stadium on Friday October 3rd, for U14's and U16's. Please click for more details.more

U10 - U18 Boys Squad Lists

UPDATED - The U10 - U18 Boys Summer squad lists are now available. If your child should be on this list and not present, can you please contact the Junior Operations Group

2014/15 Girls Squad List

The 2014/15 Summer season squad lists for girls is here. Click here for more information.more

U10 Boys Squad Training Begins

All current and new U10 boys players are required to attend squad training at Kings Baptist Gym this Sunday 21st September at 10am. Kings Baptist is located at 3 Keithcot Farm Drive in Wynn Vale. For enquiries please contact Kevin Rock on 0401-992-657.more
Trophy's and medallions ready to go.

Rockets Presentation Day Sunday 21st September

A reminder that the Rockets Presentation Day (U10 - U23) is this Sunday the 21st of September at Hillcrest Stadium. Free sausage sizzle for players from 12.30 with presentations starting at 1.30pm.more

Jo Hill Day Sunday 14th September Hillcrest Stadium

Jo Hill Day at Hillcrest Sunday 14 September 2.30-5pm. The NABC invites all basketball supporters to pop in to Hillcrest to help celebrate and recognise Jo Hill in her Testimonial Year. Gold coin donation on entry. Click here for more details.more

Rockets Quiz Night Saturday 13th September

The Rockets Quiz Night is this Saturday night 13th September and will be held at the Modbury Bowling Club. Click here for more details.more

ABL Coaching Position Notice

Following three successful seasons, culminating in a Grand Final victory in 2014, Coach Barry Mansfield has decided to focus on other activities. As a result the North Adelaide Basketball Club is seeking written applications to fill the following position:

CABL Grand Final Rockets Review

The CABL Grand Final Rockets Review edition is now available with photos taken by Callum Brown and Jack McKenzie. Go to the drop down menu Communications / Newslettersmore


The Rockets women took out the CABL Women's Grand Final Saturday 30th August at the Arena in style and sportsmanship against Sturt. Congratulations to our Women's team, Jo Hill in her Testimonial Year, Coach Barry Mansfield and all assistant coaches and support staff. GO ROCKETS!more

Rockets Women in CABL Grand Final 2014

The Rockets Women will be playing in the CABL Grand Final this Saturday 30th August at the Adelaide Arena. Get your Red and White on and support the girls. See here for more detailsmore

Junior Trials 2014 and ITP Summer 14/15

Junior Trials will be held for u10's, U12's and U14's on Sunday 17th August at Hillcrest Stadium. Intention to Play for Summer 2014/15 for the whole club is also on this day. Download the form at the drop down box titled 'Team Managers/Players' at the top of the webpage. Please click more for infomore

Court 1 named Jo Hill Court

Court 1 at Hillcrest Stadium has been named as the Jo Hill Court in a signature reveal ceremony before the game on Saturday night.more

NABC declares 2014 Jo Hill Testimonial Year

The Rockets would like to invite everyone to the North v Norwood game this Saturday (July 5th) at Hillcrest Stadium to come and celebrate Jo Hill. The Jo Hill Testimonial Newsletter has come out for this weekend, you can find an online copy under Newsletters in the Communications section.more


On Sunday 25th of May, the Rockets held the Annual General Meeting of the club at Hillcrest Stadium. We would like to announce the Management Committee for 2014/15 as follows -more

Annual General Meeting 2014

The AGM of NABC for 2014 will be held at Hillcrest Stadium on Sunday May 25th starting from 11am. Click more for further details and nominations.more

Aussie Hoops/Miniball helpers needed

Helpers needed to help with coaching Aussie Hoops/Miniball on Tuesdays at Hillcrestmore

Line Up for Bondy's Back Game this Sunday

Teams are set, we are ready to go, and the new Rocket cheerleaders are ready for their debut!!!!

Weather looks a bit warm, but if Josh can fight Cancer for 12 months we can brave the heat for a couple of hours!!more

Jo Hill's last WNBL Game

Jo Hill will play her last WNBL game on Saturday Feb 15th.

Tickets are only $10 and can be purchased by ringing Skye on 8345 0900.

Lets pack the stadium with red and white!!!!!!more

Bondy's Back

Favourite Rocket Josh Bond has defied the odds and is back on track.

Having beaten the big C, Josh is now keen to visit his old college, and spend some relaxation time in the US with his family

NABC is hosting a fundraiser and invite everyone to Hillcrest on Sunday February 2nd between 3 and 6 pm for a $5 beer, and a $5 burger. Gold coin entry at the door.more

The Fame Games

It's the 36ers Fame Games on Saturday Night. $45 a ticket for all you can drink beer & wine.more


North Adelaide Basketball Club is pleased to announce the appointment of our Senior ABL Coaches for 2014.more

Team Manager for U18 Girls State

BSA is still on the look out for a team manager for the U18 girls this year.more

Playing Numbers

If you require a playing number to be issued, the ONLY way to get a playing number is to text David Durant on 0418825207 with: -
Date of Birth and
Home addressmore

Seniors and ABL Presentations

Congratulations to all the Seniors and ABL players who were recognised for their achievements at Friday nights celebration dinner.more

New Volunteers Section

Check out the new Volunteers section at the top bar of the web page. Look out for fundraising events the Rockets are taking part in and what help is needed.

Coming Up - Car parking at the Adelaide LIGHTNING game Sat 5th October (Adelaide Arena)
Coming Up - BBQ at Bunnings Windsor Gardens Mon 7th Octobermore

New Term 4 Training Roster

Please download the new term 4 training roster that is current as of 26/9/13more
Trophy's and medallions ready to go.

Junior Presentation Day 2013 Hillcrest Stadium

A big thanks to all players, parents, coaches, team managers and club administrators who all came together to make Sunday 22nd September a great presentation day.more

Luc Longley with Free Throw Foundation Clinic

NBA great Luc Longley to conduct coaching clinic for SA Basketball coaches!

The Free Throw Foundation is delighted to announce today a wonderful opportunity for the
basketball coaching fraternity here in South Australia to attend a “Coaches” coaching clinic conducted
by 3 x NBA Chicago Bulls Championship Centre Luc Longley!more

Rockets Review Aug/Sept 2013

Grand Finals Edition of the Rockets Review is out now. GO ROCKETS!!more

Summer Squads 2013/2014

Summer Squads for 2013/2014 have been released. (These lists are not team lists. Coaches shall determine where players end up being placed once the summer season training commences.)more

ABL Coaching Positions

North Adelaide Basketball Club are seeking applications for the coaching positions of the Mens and Womens ABL Team.more

Free Throw Foundation

Attached is an invitation to the official launch dinner for the Free Throw Foundation which is an organisation that will help kids in disadvantaged situations with costs involved in basketball.more

Junior Trials 2013/14

For all those who are interested in playing for the North Adelaide Rockets for the summer 2013/14 season, also added an intention to play form for new players, click more for more details on the tryoutsmore

North Adelaide Rockets Cheerleading

Are you an under 14 girl or boy?
Do you:
- Love to dance/cheerlead?
- Love the North Adelaide Rockets?
- Want to make some new friends?
Then we want you to come along and help us make a cheer squad to cheer half time in ABA games, sit with the squad and cheer on our boys and girls through the game!more

Rockets Review June 2013

The latest Rockets Review is available, just click the link below

Coaching Nomination Form 2013/2014

Coaching nominations are needed for coaching positions for the 2013 / 2014 year.more

AGM 2013

An important date to put in your diary is this years AGM which will be on Sunday 7th April 2013, 2pm at Hillcrest Stadium. It is a great opportunity to find out what is happening at the club and nomiate for a available position. Click more for the AGM notice and nomination form.more

January 2013 Rockets Review

Latest Rockets Review has been upload to the site with some of the results from the Australia Day Carnival at the Starplex. Click the link to go to the Rockets Review page.

Nov_Dec Rocket Review

Check out the lastest Rocket Review with an article on Josh Bond and how some of the teams went at the St. Clair Christmas Carnival. Click the link for the newsletter.

ABA Shedule and Door Keeper Required

ABA shedule for 2013 has been released and a Door Keeper is required this year. Click more for details.more

Show your Support for Josh Bond

At 21, Josh Bond, one of our very talented young players headed off to the US after the ABA season to live the college dream, but is home 4 months later battling cancer in the RAH. Click more on how you can help.more

North Adelaide Rockets on Facebook

The North Adelaide Rockets Basketball club has had a Facebook page for over a month and it already has over 100 'Likes'. So if you would like to keep up to date with the latest news and events of the club then 'Like" or visit the Facebook page. Click more for detail.more

Summer Fees Day

Summer Fees collection day will be on Sunday 28th October and North Adelaide Representatives will be at all 3 stadiums to make is easier to pay your fees. Click more for details.more

Term 4 Training Rosters

The term 4 training roster has been announced. The official training sessions will commence on the 7th October. Please note the new age group coordinators. Click the link for details.

Summer Squads 2012/13

Summer Squads have been announced. Go to the "Summer Squads 2012/13" link under the "Playing the Game" heading or just click the following link.

September Rockets Review

The Rockets Review for September includes articles of the how some of the North Adelaide teams went in the finals and also has some photos taken from the Junior Presentation Day.
Go to the "Rockets Review Newsletters" heading or click the following link.

New Uniform Supplier

The North Adelaide Rockets have a new supplier for the uniform and other items.
Sports Centre will now be providing a new look uniform, hoody, polo and bag.
For more information click on "Uniforms" under the "Apparel" heading.more

ABL Women's Team in Grand Final

Congratulations to the ABL Women's Team who have made it in the 2012 Central ABL Grand Final so show your support this Saturday at the Adelaide Arena. Click more for detailsmore

A Thank You to Our Sponsors

The North Adelaide Rockets are lucky to have a very loyal and supportive group of sponsors, including some who have been backing the club for many years. The Rockets would like to thank them for their contributions which help the club in so many ways, but most importanatly allow for yearly subscription fees to be kept to a minimum. To read more about this loyal group click on more on this message. The rockets would also ask that where possible club members and their families and friends support our sponsors as well.


Vicki Takes Charge

The North Adelaide Rockets have a new manager for the secondhand uniform shop. Vicki Invancic is now the person to contact for all secondhand uniform requirments including playing singlets and shorts, tracksuits and other items. Vicki is also looking for more items to sell. Contact her on 0408 814 909.


Aussie Hoops at Hillcrest in 2012

Some new details are available for the Aussie Hoops program at Hillcrest in 2012. The program is an excellent introduction and development scheme for young players, including those who are new to the game. Details are available by clicking on more below or on the Junior Development tab on the website, then on Aussie Hoops. More details are also available from Junior Development Manager Jaimi Rock on 0433- 574-411.


Facebook and Other Social Media

Over the last few years there has been a considerable growth in open forums, such as Facebook, Twitter and Hoops and the club felt it was appropriate to address their use in as far as it affects parents, players, coaches, officials and the club in general.
While these forums are a very accepted part of every day life, it is the club’s belief that they are not an appropriate way of airing an individual’s views on basketball related matters. There have been a number of instances where these sites have been used for criticism of players, coaches and officials and even cases of bullying and this is unacceptable as far as the club is concerned.
Please be responsible in your use of these mediums and be aware that if inappropriate material is brought to the club’s attention it will result in disciplinary action against the person or persons involved.
While often only a passing comment these items can cause considerable concern for other parties involved.


More Coaching Help on the Web

Some more coaching material has been uploaded to the Rockets Website. This involves a series of drills from Adelaide 36ers coach Marty Clarke. You can find the new material by going to the coaching resources tab and then clicking on the Marty Clarke item.



Business Directory on the Web

The Business Directory includes the valued companies and businesses who generously support the North Adelaide Basketball Club. We ask that when you need the services or products outlined in the directory that you give strong consideration to supporting those people who support the Rockets. A copy of the directory has been provided to every North family by team managers. A copy is now also available on the net and can be downloaded by clicking on more on this message. Feel free to pass it around to friends and relatives.


New and Improved Playing Guide

The Junior Operations Group (JOG) have updated the Junior Club Booklet which contains a wealth of information related to playing basketball at the North Adelaide Rockets, including club values and objectives, team selections and player movements. A copy of the booklet is now available on the website. Just click on more. A copy can also be found under the "So You Want to Play Basketball" tab.


Dean on Disc

The recent coaching clinic run by North Adelaide's coaching mentor Dean Kinsman has been immortalised on DVD and is now available for all Rockets coaches. If you were at the clinic you already know how valuable the session was and if you missed it this is a chance to learn some great new skills or reinforce what you already know and do. To get a copy of the DVD coaches can contact David Durant at



Rockets in Schools Program

Some details about the Rockets in Schools Program have been uploaded to the website. To learn more click on the Coaching and Junior Development Tab and then on Junior Development and go to the Rockets in Schools Program.


For The Coaches

The JOG committee has developed some great new resources for junior coaches. Check them out by clicking on more and then downloading the information you need.

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