Channel 7 - Sports Team of Month Nominations

This year Channel 7 Local News CQ is introducing a new segment – Junior Sports Team of the Month. Please read more on how your team can be featured on the local news.more

Working Bee - Saturday 7th March

In the wake of Cyclone Marcia, Rockhampton Basketball are calling for volunteers to assist in the clean up of the Stadium grounds on Saturday 7th March. Please select this article for further information about the working bee.more

Snr & Jnr Draw Changes

Temporary: Cyclone Recovery Draw

Hi All. I am pleased to announce that Senior and Junior Fixtures will be back up and running this week starting tonight
(Mon 2nd of March). Unfortunately due to damage to the Brady court, we have had to make some changes to the draw. Please click to see if the changes impact you.more

Tonights Aussie Hoops Session Postponed

Please note that tonight's Aussie Hoops session has been postponed. Unfortunately we are still without power. I will send an email to all registered Aussie Hoopers early next week with an update on how we plan to make up the extra session.

If you have any questions about Aussie Hoops please direct them to Development Manager Matt Neason on 0439 308 858.more

Update - Junior Fixtures Cancelled 26th & 27th of Feb

Junior Fixtures have been cancelled for Thurs 26th and Fri 27th of February. We have decided to make an early call on this so that people can more effectively plan the next two days.more

Update - Senior Fixtures 23rd and 24th Feb Cancelled

Senior Fixtures Cancelled Mon 23rd and Tues 24th

Please note that Senior Fixtures for Mon 23rd and Tues 24th of February have been cancelled. Unfortunately the facility has sustained structural damage in the Cyclone which makes it unfit for fixtures.more

Referee Academy Postponed Sun 22nd Feb

Hi all. Please note that Sunday's Referee Academy Session will be postponed so that families can focus on cleaning up after Cyclone damage.

Please help us pass the message onto Junior referees as our email system is currently down.more

U10 Aussie Hoops Program - Starts Feb 27

Aussie Hoops is a 7 week Learn to Play program for Grade 4, 3, & 2 students. You'll learn the FUNdamentals of the sport through a series of fun games, with the goal of building up to playing modified 5 on 5 basketball.more

Pre-Season Training - McDonalds Rockets

Pre-season training commences on Sunday 15th February for all players interested in playing in the 2015 Under 23 and QBL Rockets Squads.
Interested players are asked to attend the first training session at Hegvold Stadium on Sunday, 15th February. Anyone not able to attend this training session, please contact Coach Neal Tweedy on 0407 797 526. Further details on training times attached.more

Rockhampton’s Under 18.2 Boys Take The Silver

Fresh from their silver medal success at the 2015 State Championships, the Rockhampton U18.2 boys took to the court last night as junior fixtures officially kicked back in for 2015. Read more about their State Championships experience...more

Open Trial - Frenchville Sports Club Cyclones

Frenchville Sports Club Cyclones QBL women's team competed in the 2014 QBL Championship Series for the first time in club history and is looking to go one better in 2015.

Open Trial dates have now been announced for interested players who believe they have what it takes to represent the Frenchville Sports Club Cyclones.more

How to find the Junior Fixtures

Due to Rockhampton Basketball running 2 seasons('2015 Senior Blitz' and '2014/15 Summer')at the same time, our website initially only displays the Senior fixtures. The junior fixtures are part of the 2014/15 Summer Season and can be accessed by clicking on the dropdown box on the fixtures screen and choosing 2014/15 SUMMER. RBI apologises for any confusion this has caused our members.more

Summer Blitz FAQ's

Hopefully these FAQ's cover off on any queries that you might have about the Blitz. If not, please don’t hesitate to contact the RBI office on 4922 5544.more

Summer Blitz Team Codes & Team Registration Form

The Rockhampton Basketball Summer Blitz kicks off next week. This is a short and sharp 10 week Senior season ahead of our main Winter competition. It's a great opportunity to get active after the Holiday break and start 2015 in the right way. Online registrations are now open. Please find attached each clubs unique team codes. These are needed during the registration process. Please also findmore

RBI Christmas Break Dec 19 - Jan 4

The Rockhampton Basketball offices will be closed from Fri 19th of December to Sun 4th of January. We'd like to take this opportunity to thank you for your support throughout the year. Wishing you and your family a Merry Christmas and Safe Happy New Year.

Rockhampton Basketball Inc.more

Lightning Season Grand Final Winners

The 2014 Senior Lightning Season came to a close this week. Take a look at all the winners and top scorers across the 6 Grand Finals.more

2014 President and Development Manager Reports

It is always good to take a moment and reflect on the positive work that has been done over the past 12 months. Tuesday's AGM provided an opportunity for us to do this.

Outgoing President Con Kyreakou highlighted some of the key successes (on and off the court) from 2014. Recently appointed Development Manager Matt Neason also reflected on progress across the year, whilst also touching on plamore

AGM Nominatins Close 5.00pm Today

A reminder that nominations for RBI Board and Senior/Junior Sub-Committees close at 5.00pm this afternoon. To find out more information or to access a nomination form, please head heremore

Rocky Mackay Challenge Results

In what was the closest Rocky Mackay Challenge in many years, Mackay Basketball took overall honours winning 10 of the 18 games on offer. As it turned out the recently added U23 showcase games proved to be the difference between the two associations with Mackay edging out Rockhampton in both the U23 Men and Women.more

Rocky/Mackay Challenge on THIS Week End - 8th and 9th November

The Rocky/Mackay Challenge will be played this week end - 8th and 9th November at Rockhampton Basketball. All of our Representative sides will compete against Mackay with the winning association taking home the perpetual shield. Check the draw attached and come on out to watch our best junior basketballer's in action.more

Change to Senior Draw - Women's Div 1

There has been a change to the Division 1 Women's competition for the remaining games of the season. This change was updated online on Wednesday 22/10/2014 at 2.30pm. All players, please ensure you check 'Fixtures/Results' for change of times.more

Changes to Junior Draw - as at Wed 22/10/2014

Changes have been made to the Under 14 Girls Competition for Thursday night fixtures. Changes were posted online at 2.30pm Wednesday afternoon.more

Junior Summer Season Fixture Draw

The Junior Summer Season Fixture Draw is now online for viewing.

The Draw can be found under the 'Fixture/Results' tab on the Menu Bar.more

Training - U21 Men's Team

Rockhampton Basketball will be entering an U21 Men's team to compete against Gladstone at the Rockhampton CDC (1st November) and the Gladstone CDC (29th November).

Training's for this team will be held at Hegvold Stadium on the below dates and times. Anyone requiring extra information can contact John Hustler on 0403 582 847.more

Rep Committee 2015 - Expressions of Interest

The RBI Junior Committee are calling for Expressions of Interest for vacant positions on the Representative Sub-Committee to assist with the 2014/15 Representative Season. Please register your interest with RBI by emailing by 5.00pm, Monday 15th September.
Please select 'more' for positions vacant.more

Qld School Boys Champions - Jared Blanchard and Trevor Corrigan

Congratulations to RBI Basketball players Jared Blanchard and Trevor Corrigan who helped the QLD Under 18 State Team win the National title at the School Sport Australia Championships. Jared was also selected in the Australian Team. Congratulations to Adam Morrow as well. Adam was a referee at the tournament and was selected to Referee the Gold Medal Game.more

Registrations OPEN for Under 18 State Teams

Registrations are now open for the Qld North Under 18 Boys and Girls State and Emerging Team for 2015. Rockhampton trials are on the 6th and 7th September - registrations close on Friday 22nd August. For more information on the registration process please select 'more'.more

Updated - Under 18 GIrls Rep Training and Try outs - Saturday 12th July

Try outs for the Under 18 Girls Representative team are being held this Saturday 12th July, 09:30 - 11:00 am at Hegvold Stadium.
All Under 18 Girls interested in practicing and trialling for the 2015 Under 18 Representative Team are encouraged to attend.
Participants are asked to bring a water bottle and a towel.more

Under 18 Boys Rep Training

Under 18 Boys Rep training will be on this Saturday and Sunday from 3pm to 5pm at Hegvold Stadium. All Under 18 players interested in training and trialling for the 2015 Representative Team are encouraged to attend.more

Under 18 Rep Coaches Announced

Congratulations to Paul Christensen (Boys coach)and Chris Muggeridge (Girls coach) who have been appointed as our Under 18 Representative Coaches for the 2015 season.

Further information about Training and Trials will be forthcoming.more

Do you or a family member shop at IGA?

Rockhampton Basketball is now part of the Supa IGA Community Dollars Program. Just by swiping a key tag every time you shop at IGA, you will be raising money for our association.
If you are interested in helping to raise some money for RBI and you shop (or know someone who shops) at IGA, please see the staff in our office for your key tag and information on participating stores.more

Under 18 Representative Coach Applications Now Open

Under 18 Representative Coach applications are now open.
Any coaches interested in applying, please complete the attached application form and return to the Rockhampton Basketball Office by 23rd May 2014.more

Winter 2014 Junior Fixture

The 2014 Winter Junior Fixture for both Thursday and Friday night competitions, is now available on the Rockhampton Basketball website under Fixtures/Results.more

Winter 2014 Registration Reminder

All player registration and court fees must be paid in full before anyone takes the court to participate in Round 1 of competition. This begins Thursday (08/05/14) and Friday (09/05/14) for Juniors and Monday 12th and Tuesday 13th May for Seniors.more

Canteen under New Management - Reopens Sat 3rd May

Rockhampton Basketball is pleased to announce that the Smith Family, Debbie and Steve, have taken over the lease of RBI's canteen for 2014.

Debbie will reopen the Canteen for our QBL game on Saturday 3rd May and will be open for Junior (Thursday and Friday)Game nights next week.

Debbie and Steve will continue to provide great variety and options to our Basketball Community.more

Mini Ball (Under 8's) Program commences Friday 2nd May

Rockhampton Basketball is running an 8 week program for kids aged 5, 6, 7 & 8. Mini-Ball is a program that will develop participants in the sport of Basketball while providing healthy exercise in a safe environment.
See more for Information and Registration form.more


Rockhampton Basketball is currently seeking volunteers to join our 2014 QBL Game Night Team!more

QBL Game Tickets ON SALE

QBL Game tickets for the upcoming Pre-Season game against Mackay on Saturday 5th April go on sale Monday 31st March at 11am. Tip off is at 5.00pm for the Cyclones and 7.00pm for the Rockets. Be quick to ensure your seat as limited tickets are available. To purchase tickets please call in to the office at Rockhampton Basketball from 11am to 5pm or phone 4922 5544.more

Under 16 NQ State Squad Selection Announced

Congratulations to our Under 16 Players who have been selected for the Under 16 Queensland North State Squads for 2014.more

Rockhampton Basketball - Referee Development Officer

Rockhampton Basketball are excited to announce our new Referee Development Officer Jan Cogill. Jan has previously refereed in the Women's National League (WNBL) and has been the director of referee development in the Queensland NITCP Program. We look forward to seeing Jan help our Referee Program grow and progress further.more

Rockets to face USA team in preseason

An early pre-season game has been organised for the McDonald's Rockets on Friday 28th February at 8:00pm. A touring American team the PSM All-Stars featuring ex-college players are expected to provide a high scoring spectacle.more

McDonalds Rockhampton Rockets sign guard Chris Cedar

McDonalds Rockhampton Rockets are proud to announce the signing of guard Chris Cedar for the 2014 QBL season.more

Big Ass Fans!

Next week RBI will be installing two new 7.3m "Big Ass Fans" to help keep you all cool during the summer months!more

Girls Got Game

Rockhampton Basketball Inc will be running a news girls basketball initiative in term 1 and 3 called "Girls Got Game." Each player will receive a pink basketball, t-shirt and bag. Program costs $20 and runs Friday's from 3.45 - 4.35pm starting on the 21st Feb.more

QBL Season Tickets

Please read on for information regarding the purchase and re-purchase of season tickets for the 2014 QBL season.more

2014 Winter - Social Veterans Over 35 Mixed Competition

During the 2014 Winter season which will begin in May 2014 Rockhampton Basketball will be running a Social Mixed Veterans Competition for anyone who is over the age of 35. Nomination close dates will be out early next year. Be sure to have your team organised in time to be apart of the action.more

Rockhampton Basketball - Learn to Play 2014


U/8's Mini-Ball Program

Rockhampton Basketball is running an 8 week program for kids aged 5, 6, 7 & 8. Mini-Ball is a program that will develop participants in the sport of Basketball while providing healthy exercise in a safe environment. Please continue for further information and form.more

Rockets Win 2013 QBL Grand Final

THE Rockhampton Rockets claimed the 2013 QBL Men's Championship title on Saturday night in front of a packed Hegvold Stadium.more

Senior & Junior Fixture Finals


Rockhampton Hosts QBL Finals Series 2013

Rockhampton Basketball will be holding the 2013 QBL Men's Final Series on Friday 30th August (Semi-Finals) and Saturday 31st August (Grand Final).

Tickets will go on sale Monday 26th August at 10.00am.

Prices: $50 each (upstairs seating) or $60 per seat in B section (downstairs seating) please be aware that each night is not sold individually, only together. Please continue for further info.more

Under 18 North state trials

Please find attached the trial notices for the upcoming Under 18 North state trials in Townsville on September 7/8 and Rockhampton on September 14/15.more

QLD U20 State Team Trials


Rockhampton Basketball 2013 Trophy Games

Rockhampton Basketball will be holding their 2013 Trophy Games on Sunday 25th August. The top 2 teams after the first full round of games from both the div 1 and 2, Men and Women competitions will each compete for their division's trophy. Please continue for further details.more


Basketball fans Australia-wide will see the Australian Boomers and Australian Jayco Opals in action this month with ABC Television broadcasting all four games of the 2013 FIBA Oceania Championshipsmore

NEW RBI Bingo (Wednesday Morning's)

Rockhampton Basketball will be hosting Bingo at Hegvold Stadium every Wednesday morning from 10.30am. The first session starts this Wednesday 7th August.more

U18 manager applications

U18 manager applications are now open and they will close at 5.00pm Monday 5th August.

All other age groups will open on Monday the 12th Augustmore

Cairns QBL Game Change

Please be advised that our QBL games vs Cairns are now on Saturday 17th August. Cyclones 6pm, Rockets 8pm.more

Buy a Brick Fundraiser

Don’t miss out on your chance to be etched in basketball history!

Rockhampton Basketball will be offering members another opportunity to purchase a brick to be placed at the front entrance of the stadium.
This current drive is open until Friday 16th August.more

Australian Under 16 Championships

The Australian Under 16 Championships wrapped up on Saturday 13 July in South Australia, with Queensland's results as follows:more

Learn to Play Program - Term 3 2013

Rockhampton Basketball is running an 8 week program for Grade Prep, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 & 7 students. The Learn to Play Program will introduce participants to the sport of Basketball while providing healthy exercise in a safe environment. Please continue for further information.more

Rocky duo picked for Under 12s QLD Side

Rocky basketball players Flynn Phelan and Israel Power have been selected to represent Queensland in under 12 team at the National Junior Basketball Championships in Perthmore

U18 Rep Tryouts

Information about the U18 Rockhampton Representative team found within...more

Rockhampton Athletes fill Queensland School Team

Rockhampton Basketball would like to congratulate both Israel Power & Flynn Phelan for being selected in the Queensland School Basketball from the Queensland School Titles where their Capricornia Team placed 6th overall.more

Rockhampton's Rising Athletes Fill Future Development Program & NQ Team

Rockhampton Basketball would like to congratulate Jessica Lorraway, Talayah O'Meara, Lawson Whitworth and Frazer Roberts who were all selected from the U14 Queensland Championships to be apart of the Queensland Future Development Program.
Rockhampton Basketball would also like to congratulate Gracie Gamble who has been selected in the North Queensland U18 Emerging Team.

Congratulations once again to all athletes, Well Done!more

U10 Competition to implement new rule

If your child participates in our U10 competition please read on for further information about the winter season.more

Sin Bin Rule to be Implemented this Season

If you are a current player in any of our competitions please read on for important changes to the rules regarding RBI's implementation of the Sin Bin rule.more

QBL Volunteers Needed!

Rockhampton Basketball have a number of positions available in the operations of Rockets and Cyclones home games where we require volunteers to assist the club in providing a high level of service and quality to fans attending home games.more

NBL star Stephen Weigh is returning to Rockhampton

The Rockhampton Rockets are excited to announce that NBL star Stephen Weigh is returning to Rockhampton to play for the Rockets in their 2013 QBL campaign.more

Cyclones Re-sign Chandrea Jones

The Frenchville Sports Club Rockhampton Cyclones are excited to announce the re-signing of American Chandrea Jones for the 2013 QBL season.more

Daytime Ladies - Come and Try Day THIS THURSDAY

Rockhampton Basketball will be resuming our Daytime Ladies Social Basketball on Thursday 20th Feb and are hosting a free come and try day from 9.30 - 11.00am.more

U16 Girls Win QLD Div 2 State Championship

U16 Girls won the QLD Div 2 State Championship today by defeating Brisbane 70-61. Read on...more

Rockhampton Players Feature Heavily in QLD State Teams

Rockhampton Basketball will be well represented in the Queensland U16 State Team this year after 4 boys (Damon and Leon Christensen, Malachi Shanahan and Sheldon Whitworth) and 2 girls (Briana Bailey & Kaitlyn Hill) were named at the completion of the U16 State Championships held in Rockhampton and Cairns last week. A further two Rockhampton boys (Bailey Meyers & Nick Magnussen) were named as emergencies and selected to the Emerging QLD teams while Anna Dyer was also selected to the Emerging QLD team.more

Get in the Game Funding

From Monday 15 July 2013, eligible children and young people can apply online for a Get Started voucher valued up to $150 to help pay the cost of membership fees at Rockhampton Basketball.more

Ready Steady Go Kids - Come and Try

Ready Steady Go Kids is holding a Come ‘n’ Try Day at Hegvold Stadium on Saturday January 26th from 9am – 11am for 2.5 to 6 year olds.more
wheelie bball

Last Chance!! - Come and Try Wheelchair Basketball

Rocky Basketball Members, Now it’s Your Turn to try Wheelchair Basketball!more
Del & Barrie

Courts 1 & 2 Re-named

On Tuesday 23rd October RBI held a small function for the re-naming of our two courts constructed in 2010.
After due consideration, this honour has been bestowed upon two members, who deserved it above all others due to their tireless efforts to support RBI and its members. This support has helped to create a club which is now strong and vibrant and possesses wonderful facilities which can be enjoyed not only by its members but the community as a whole. RBI wishes to congratulate and thank Barrie Brady and Del Harney as the worthy recipients of this honour.more

Rockhampton to Host U16 State Tryouts

Male and Female athletes from across Central and North QLD will compete for a spot in the U16 State teams this weekend at Rockhampton Basketball.
The Basketball Queensland North Under 16 State teams will contest the 2013 Australian Junior Championships in Adelaide SA, from the 6th– 13th July 2013.more

Online Registrations

RBI is pleased to announce that we are now able to take team nominations and player registrations along with payment online through SportingPulse.more

Junior & Senior Grand Finals Photos

For photos of senior and junior grand finals winners please visit our facebook page:

Congratulations to Adam Morrow

Rockhampton referee Adam Morrow has been awarded the Gold Medal game for the girls division 1 championship at the 2012 Champion Basketball School of Queensland Tournament. Well done to Adam!more

Rockhampton Takes Impressive Haul in 2012 QBL League Awards

Rockhampton has taken an impressive haul of awards this year in the QBL All-League team and Coach of the Year Awards.more

Learn to Play

Rockets Rookies (Boys) & Cyclone Kids (Girls): Rockhampton Basketball is running a 6 week program for Grade 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5 students. The Learn to Play Program will introduce participants to the sport of Basketball while providing healthy exercise in a safe environment. Participants will learn basic basketball fun-damentals through a series of drills, mini games, and 5 on 5 basketball; developing the necessary skills to graduate to our fixtures at the conclusion of the program. For more information please contact Rockhampton Basketball Sport Development Trainee Brad Kann on 4922 5544 or

Mitch Philp - QBL Player of the Week: Round 7

Rockhampton’s Mitch Philp takes out the Player of the Week for the men, after he shot 24 points and contributed 12 assists in the Rockets’ 92 to 69 defeat over the Gold Coast Rollers on Saturday.more

Basketball QLD's 2011 Chairman’s Award Winner - Del Harney

The Chairman’s Award is presented to people who have made a significant contribution over a sustained period. In short, this is in the tradition of a “Best Club Person” award where someone gives selflessly of themselves for the good of others and the game, and who may otherwise go unrecognised.more

!!!Guess What We're Hosting in 2013!!!

Rockhampton Basketball is very excited to announce that we have secured the U16 Boys State Classics for 2013 to be held from 3rd to 7th April 2013. We know that with all the help from our Volunteers and Staff that these games will be a great success and hopefully the first of many more to come!more

Congratulations to Adam Morrow & Talayah OMeara!

Rockhampton Basketball would like to congratulate Adam Morrow on his achievement of refereeing the girls gold medal game at Queensland School Sport 12years basketball State Championship last weekend.
Adam has been selected as one of the two Queensland Refs to attend the school sport Australia 12years & Under basketball championships in Melbourne in August 2012. He has done Rockhampton Basketball and Queensland Basketball very proud! Well done Adam!

We would also like to congratulate Talayah O’Meara. Talayah has been selected as a reserve Player for the U12 Queensland School Girls State team. Good luck Talayah!more


To view the President's Message, please click on the title link above or on "more" below.more

Want FREE Access to all QBL Home Games & More??

Rockhampton Basketball is currently seeking volunteers to join our 2012 QBL Game Night Team! (Click on "more" below for further details)more

Basketball Players Share Memories

The Morning Bulletin - 12th January 2012 (by Alan Kennedy)
Former Panthers players and Rockhampton Basketball Inc stalwarts John Hegvold, Frank Haack, Brian Smith and Barrie Brady stand proudly outside Hegvold Stadium.more

Become apart of Rockhampton Basketball forever - Buy a Brick

Various sizes from $55 to $2000. Become apart of Basketball Forever have your name or Company name on a brick for everbody to see.more
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