NGBL update!! NGBL Junior Silver will continue on Saturday 18th October: 10.00am-11.00am at the South Pine Sports Complex, corner South Pine Rd and Eatons Crossing Rd, Brendale
Junior Competition Updates Saturday & Sunday Juniors resume this weekend.

**Boondall is unavailable and all games are at different venues**

Saturday 18th October:
Miniball, ...
Senior Competition Updates All Monday men's, Wednesday men's, Thursday men's, Sunday mixed and Tuesday women's competitions are on this week.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE IS A CONCERT ON WEDN...
Wizards recruit Latimer for 2015 Northside Wizards has announced former Brisbane Bullets player Andrew Latimer as head coach of the club’s Queensland Basketball League (QBL) men’s team in 2015.

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$150 towards your child's fees!

Get Started Round 4 is closing soon! Parents - check your eligibility now to receive $150 to help support your kids' sport. Voucher applications close on Wednesday, 15 October 2014, or earlier if all available vouchers are allocated. Vouchers must be presented to a Get Started club by Saturday, 15 November 2014.
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Have you liked us on facebook?

We've had a fantastic level of interest in our facebook page, and have almost 1500 likes!
If you haven't liked our page yet you can jump on board here https://www.facebook.com/northsidewizards

Make sure you are up to date with the latest news and information!
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Want easy access to your game times, results and ladders from your phone?

1. Download the "Fox Sports Pulse" app from the app store
2. Select ‘basketball’
3. Type in your league name eg 'Northside Wizards Basketball’
4. Select division eg ‘Boondall Monday men’s 1 Summer 2014’
5. Select team name
6. Press the ‘star’ at the top of the screen to save this team to your home screen for quick and easy access

Play in other leagues? Start again from step 2 & add them!
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Bairstow finds home at Wizards!

2014 QBL Women's coach Nikki Bairstow has re-signed with Northside Wizards for next season, it was announced today by the club.
“We’re absolutely thrilled to have Nikki commit to what we’re aiming to build with the Women's team, and she’s the pivotal of part of it” said Northside President Brett Anderson.
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Congratulations Dante!

Congratulations to one of our newest players, 10 year old Dante Victor, who has been ranked number 25 in the AAU rankings for the whole of the USA! Dante has recently moved to Brisbane from the USA, keep an eye out for this future star in the BQJBC!
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Junior Championship Grand Finals Results

Congratulations to all teams, players, coaches and managers that were involved in our junior grand finals over the past two weekends. This season we had quite a few finals where the results could have gone either way and both teams fought hard to the final siren. We would like to thank you for all the effort you put in each week to make the season a great one.
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Winner winner!

Congrats to Paul Wrobel! Winner of the U18 boys money board at Brendale over the weekend. Thanks to all for support.
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NBL Skills Clinic with Melbourne United!!

Calling all junior basketballers - here is a rare opportunity to attend a skills clinic delivered by NBL players and coaches!
When: Sunday 21st September 2014
Time: 9.30-11.00am (registration 9am)
Where: Morayfield Leisure Centre, 298 Morayfield Rd Morayfield
Cost: $15 per person
Players - you get 90 minutes with Melbourne United NBL players and coaches, don't forget your autograph book!
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Aussie Hoops Holiday Clinic

Looking for something for the kids to do during the school holidays? Why not enrol them in the Aussie Hoops Holiday Clinic
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Development Grade Referee Course

Date: Sunday 5th October
Time: 9am—4pm
Venue:South Pine Sports Complex, Brendale

See below for further details and to register!
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Junior Summer Season 2014

Summer season is just around the corner so please make sure you register ASAP!

if you wish to enter a team, please fill in the team nomination form and send it to office@northsidewizards.com

Registrations and team nomination close on 29th of September.
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Level 1 Scoretable Course

Northside Wizards will be running two level 1 score table courses for anyone that would like to learn. There are 2 separate courses as numbers are limited, but please note you only need to attend one course.

See below for further details and to register.
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Stats Course

We are Looking for eager people that would like to learn to do stats for the upcoming Dunk league season

When: Sunday 28th September
Where: The South Pine Sports Complex, Brendale.
Time: 3pm—5pm

Please email office@northsidewizards.com before Friday 19th of September to register for this course
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Level 1 Coaching Course

A Level 1 Coaching Course will be held at Boondall State School on Saturday 20th September from 9:30am - 4:00pm. It is FREE for 16 year olds and above who are actively coaching in Northside Wizards programs. To find out more information or to register your attendance please email Lucian at development@northsidewizards.com or call on 0419 724 392.
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2014 Term 4 Aussie Hoops programs

Registrations now open for Term 4 Aussie Hoops clinics in Aspley, Bald Hills, Brendale, Dakabin, Scarborough and Wavell Heights. See below to register.
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NBL Masters Coaching Clinic

In conjunction with the NBL Blitz being held in Brisbane from Friday 19 - Sunday 21 September, Basketball Queensland will be conducting a coaches clinic featuring some of the top names in Australian basketball.
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NBL basketball is back in Brisbane

The National Basketball League will return to Brisbane next month with the Queensland capital to host the annual pre-season tournament – the NBL Blitz.

All eight NBL teams will play for the Loggins-Bruton Cup over three days from Friday, September 19 to Sunday, September 21 at NAB Stadium, Auchenflower.
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BQJBC Referee Action Day - free!

CALLING ALL REFEREES AND REFEREE COACHES! Are you interested in refereeing and/or educating Junior Representative games this year? Or just interested in updating your skills and knowledge? If so, register now for this free referee action day. It's a great place to learn!
See below for registration details.
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2014 Boys Club Development Program

Our 2014 Boys Club Development Program is now available for registrations. The program is available to financial playing members of the following clubs - Aspley Devils, Brendale Bobcats, Chermside Redbacks, North Lakes Hawks and Southern Cross Tigers. See below for details.
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QBL Women Game Preview Rd 12: Women ready for home stretch

Northside will be looking to consolidate their good form against reigning QBL champion Mackay last week with another pool victory at South Pine Sports Centre in Round 12 of the womens QBL, when Suncoast come to town.
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2015 USA Tour!

Time to GET EXCITED! We now have the final itinerary for our 2015 USA tour!
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QBL Women Game Review: Mackay keep perfect record intact

Reigning QBL champions Mackay appear well on their way to claiming a third straight title after dispensing with all three Brisbane teams on their triple header in South-East Queensland in round 11 of the QBL. A couple of big plays by Aja Parham including a half court shot as the game clock wound down provided Wizards fans with something to cheer about, but Mackay was clinical in a 91-69 result.
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Stay warm this winter and order your Northside Wizards hoodie now!

Northside Wizards Hoodies are now available for you to order! Place your order now at wizards.hoop2hoop.com.au
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QBL Men Game Review: Northside crush Clippers

Northside Wizards have recorded a decisive 18 point win – 111 to 93 - in round nine of the QBL Mens competition over SunCoast thanks to a blistering shooting display that saw the team connect at a 55% clip for the match.
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QBL Women Game Review: Woods dominant in Northside win

Northside Wizards were back on the winners list in round nine of the womens QBL after fighting off a determined Suncoast to hold on for a 69-60 result. Imports Gianna Woods and Aja Parham were outstanding for Northside, who were forced into a line-up change with Louise McLean unable to take her place as a starter for Coach Nikki Bairstow.
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QBL Men Preview: Crucial Road test at Sunny Coast

Northside’s title aspirations took a big hit last week after ladder leader Rockhampton trounced the Wizards on their home court, 104 - 74. The Wizards men will be looking to re-group in round ten of the QBL when they travel to Maroochydore to take on fellow finals aspirant Suncoast.
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Kids Shooting Camp - Mon 7th & Wed 9th July

Hey kids, want to improve your shooting percentage? This one-day camp has an emphasis on skill development, in particular: shooting technique, form analysis and correction, balance, lift, rhythm, hand and foot place, vision training and grip.
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Rep Coach Appointments

Northside Wizards would like to thank all applicants for their expressions of interest in coaching within our Junior Representative Program for the 2014-2015 season.

We are proud to announce the following Head Coach appointments.

Assistant coaches will be notified once there has been a consultation process with the head coach & the applicant has confirme
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QBL Men Game Review: Northside misfire against Rockets

Northside Wizards came crashing back to earth at home against Rockhampton in round six of the QBL Mens competition suffering a 104 – 74 loss, after a ground-breaking double win road trip to Far North Queensland the previous weekend.
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Level 1 Coaching Course

Northside Wizards will be holding a Level 1 Coaching Course on Sunday 6th July. Click here to find out more information.
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QBL Home Game vs Rockhampton

Our Northside Wizards QBL team are back home this Friday after a long road trip up north last weekend. Come down to the South Pine Sports Complex on Friday 27th June and help cheer on your QBL teams.

QBL Women start 6.00pm followed by the QBL Men at 8.00pm
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Dunk League's second season approaches

The playing schedule has been confirmed and Season 2 of the Dunk League is now open for business!
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QBL Men's Review Rd 8: Men Masters of Far North

The Northside Wizards have made a statement to the rest of the competition in round eight of the Mens QBL with back to back wins against Cairns and Townsville. College team-mates Mitch McCarron and Nick Kay came through for coach Ben Johnson on the pivotal road swing, the former a strong candidate for player of the week after averaging 19.5 points, ten rebounds and four assists across the weekend
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QBL Women's Review Rd 8: Wizards split road trip

The Northside Wizards have missed the opportunity to break into the finals bracket in the womens QBL after returning to Brisbane with a win and a loss in their road double to Cairns and Townsville in round eight. The weekend started on the right note with a 66 – 57 result in the first game, but Townsville played spoiler on Saturday night by outlasting the Wizards in the second half to run out 71
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Junior Representative Coach Applications

Northside Wizards are seeking coach applications for our junior representative program.
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Junior Boys Rep Pre-selection Trials

Northside Wizards Basketball invites all male players who wish to be considered for selection to a Wizards representative team in the U14, U16 & U18 age groups, to participate in pre-selection games this Saturday 14th June at Brendale. An email has been sent to all players eligible for this age group - please contact Cathie administrator@northsidewizards.com if you have not received the email.
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QBL Northside Wizards vs Bundaberg

The Bundaberg Bulls and Bears are heading to town to play your Northside Wizards QBL teams! Come down to the South Pine Sports Complex on Friday 13th June to cheer on your QBL teams and help them get the wins over Bundaberg!
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2015 USA Tour!

Male and female players aged 16-19 yrs - if you are interested in attending our November/December 2015 NPire USA tour, an initial information session will be held on Tuesday 10th June, 6.30pm at the South Pine Sports Complex at Brendale. RSVP's are required for the meeting by Friday 6th June via email to administrator@northsidewizards.com
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QBL Men's Preview: Wizards looking to make a statement

Northside Wizards have put in two weeks of solid work on the training track in preparation for their biggest game of the QBL season on Saturday night, when they play host to cross town rival Brisbane. Both teams had the bye last round and will be ready to hit the ground running from the opening tip, with much more than bragging rights at stake in what promises to be a fascinating clash
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QBL Women's Preview: Improving Wizards primed for action

The Northside Wizards have seen their championship aspirations dented over the opening month of the womens QBL season, but this week’s match with cross-town rival Brisbane represents a golden opportunity to get their season back on track against an old foe.
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Aussie Hoops Holiday Camp

Looking for something to keep the kids busy these school holidays? Sign up now for the Aussie Hoops Holiday Camp being held on Thursday 3rd and Friday 4th of July (first week of school holidays).
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Northside Girls Basketball League

NGBL now has its own menu, see above for the weekly update and the latest team lists.

This Friday all games back at Boondall, Saturday games are at Brendale due to the unavailability or Boondall
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2013-14 Junior Rep Presentations

Almost 300 attendees packed the Grand Ballroom at the Eatons Hill Hotel on Sunday 25th May to celebrate the 2013-14 Junior Rep Season.
Proudly supported by our Banking & Finance Partner, Brendale Community Bank Branch.
Congratulations to all our award winners!
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QBL Women's Preview - Women have point to prove in Metro match-up

The Northside Wizards will be itching to take the court this weekend in the team’s round four clash with South West Metro in the QBL women, coming off a heavy loss at home to title contender Gladstone. But it will be no easy task against one of the surprise stand-out performers of the competition, with the Pirates yet to drop a game.
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QBL Women's Review: Gladstone clinical in home loss for women

Northside Wizards suffered a resounding loss in round three of the women’s QBL competition at the hands of Gladstone Power, 111 – 49, after being outplayed in every facet of the game by the early favourite for the 2014 championship. While captain Jessica Bibby led from the front for the visitors with 33 points, Gladstone had winners all over the floor in a dominant performance that sent a message
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QBL Men's Preview: Men looking to continue home form

The Northside Wizards men recorded their opening win of the new QBL season in round two against Gold Coast, but there is still plenty of room for improvement as they prepare to take on Gladstone tonight at South Pine Sports Centre.
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Brendale Community Bank Survey Winner!

Thank you to everyone who entered the Banking survey competition The winner of the $200 account from Brendale Community Bank Branch of Bendigo Bank was Carl Mercado. Stay tuned for another exciting new promotion to be launched in the near future offering Northside Wizards Members more than $1000 worth of cash and prizes from our Banking & Finance Partner, Brendale Community Bank Branch!
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QBL Men's Review: Men win home opener against Gold Coast

The Northside Wizards men?s? team recorded its first win of the new QBL season by edging past Gold Coast Rollers 79 ? 71 at South Pines Sports Centre on Saturday night. With steady play from backcourt pairing Heath Gameren and Simon Taylor, the Wizards used a strong third quarter burst to take control of the game, which also featured excellent performances from recruits Andrew Harris and TJ Diop.
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QBL Women's Review: Gold Coast over run women

The Northside women's QBL team were on the wrong side of a 77 - 67 result against Gold Coast in round two, with the run of the Rollers back court proving too much to handle for the Wizards in their opening home game of the season.
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NWB Social Media

For all your latest updated on what is happening with the Northside Wizards community make sure you like and follow our Facebook, twitter and intagram accounts. click more for all the links.
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Change at the top for Northside Wizards!

The Northside Wizards have today announced that Allan Woodford is standing down as President of the association.

Increasing commitments have made it difficult for the popular leader to find the time necessary to continue in such a demanding role.
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Beginners Referee Course

REGISTER ONLINE NOW

WHEN: Sunday 18th May
WHERE: South Pine Sports Complex, Brendale
TIME: 9.00am - 2.00pm

Any inquiries please email: office@northsidewizards.com
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2014 Senior Player Registrations

Senior player registrations are now open! See below for further information.
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Happy holidays!

To our valued members, the Northside Wizards office will be closed over the Christmas break, from Friday 13th December until Monday 6th January.
The courts at the South Pine Sports Complex will be closed from Monday 16th December until Monday 13th January, whilst the courts are resurfaced. There will be no access during this time.
We wish everyone a very merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
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Brendale Community Bank & Northside Wizards Basketball

Northside Wizards Basketball is delighted to announce Brendale Community Bank® Branch as its official Banking & Finance partner and to launch this fantastic relationship we are delighted to offer our members the chance to WIN a $200 account just in time for Christmas.
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NATIONAL SCOUTING REPORT (NSR) PARTNERSHIP

Northside Wizards Basketball is excited to announce a new partnership with National Scouting Report (NSR) Australia. Now every talented young Wizards athlete and aspiring high school student will have an opportunity to advance their careers and education through potential basketball scholarships at American universities.
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Stadium Scoring Training

Stadium scoring is a new scoring system that NWB will be putting in place for all junior games starting on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th October.

NWB will be offering introduction courses, please click more for further information.
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Is this you?

Check out this article on the Big V website, a must for all parents to read!
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2014-15 Junior Rep Payments

Term 4 Mid-week Aussie Hoops registrations

Senior Team Nominations

Saturday Miniball and Aussie Hoops Competition Registrations

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