The 2014 South Western Metro Basketball association will be held at Calamvale Sports Centre at 7pm on Monday 31st March 2014. Nominations are currently requested(in writing) for positions of President,Vice Presidents(2),Treasurer and Secretary. Please see the attached form for written nominationsmore
THE SOUTH WEST METRO PIRATES IS SEEKING CANDIDATES TO TAKE ON THE FOLLOWING ROLES.
QBL DELEGATE- ASSISTING THE OPERATION OF OUR STATE LEAGUE PROGRAMS
BQJBC FINALS -VOLUNTEERS REQUIRED ON SATURDAY 22ND MARCH FROM 10AM -TASKS REQUIRING ASSISTANCE- DOOR ENTRY,CANTEEN BBQ AND SCORETABLE ED.
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP 14TH-17TH APRIL- ASSISTING WITH VARIOUS FUNCTIONS OF A MAJOR EVENT CONTACT ROB 0458707020more
South West Metro 'Robertson Gardens' PIRATES are pleased to announce that we have secured highly credentialed Women's coach Rebecca (Bec) Dudic for season 2014. Bec brings great experience as a player and coach to her role. She is currently the Asst Coach of the Logan Thunder WNBL is an Australian Institute of Sport Coach.more
See link to register for the Level One Coaches course being held by Peter Pollock at Brisbane Adventist College on Sunday 19th January from 9am
Please be advised that the Pirateball Holiday program will be held from 9am Monday 13th Jan- Thursday 16th Jan at Hibiscus Sports Complex ONLY. No program will be taking place at Calamvale- all participants will have great fun and learn the skills of basketball under the guidance of our expert coaches- including US Import Ezria Parsons(EZY.
See attached flyer and application form.more
Please note; Player registrations online is now active for 2014.
In 2014 we will be commencing our competitions online and further progress will improve our competitions with stadium scoring also due to commence. STAY TUNED FOR MORE!!more
SWM is seeking a candidate to take on the role of Chair-person of the SWM State Championship Girls Under 14 Event. SWM will be hosting the 2014 Championships at Hibiscus Monday 14th April- Thursday 17th April. The role will involve managing the volunteers and activities to ensure the PIRATES present a very professional and successful event.
For more information -please contact Rob Tankey at emaimore
Do you want to guide the future stars of our sport in the right direction? The South West Metro Pirates will conducting a level 1 coaching course on Sunday the 19th January 2014 from 9.00 am to 3.30pm at Brisbane Adventist College 303 Broadwater Rd, Mansfield QLD 4122. For more information please click here >more
South West Metro Basketball association operates junior and senior competitions for teams from Mt Gravatt-River City Hornets, Runcorn Rockets, Rochedale Wildcats, Sunnybank Hills Hurricanes, Algester Hawks and Calamvale Cannons. SIGN ON for 2014 will be at Hibiscus Sports Complex Upper Mt Gravatt on Saturday 1st February 2014 11am-2pm.Come along and find out how to start your basketball membershipmore
Basketball Queensland is proud to present a series of shooting clinics for players who have a burning desire to improve their shooting technique, led by Basketball Australia Accredited Master Coach, 2013 AIS Men’s Basketball Head Coach and two-time NBL Coach of the Year, Ian Stacker.
These sessions are aimed at players aged 12 – 16 years old who are serious and committed to improving theirmore
Players looking to take the court in the Robertson Gardens 2014 QBL team Pirates team (Men)can start by attending sessions @Calamvale College sports Complex- Hamish Rd NOW TUESDAYS 7PM
All players must bring a ball,towel and reversible top. now is the time to get your game going in the pre-season sessions!!more
Please see the attached lists of players selected into the SWM Pirates Junior Representative teams NEW training times now included
All teams have been finalised. We have had an enormous turnout and some players have missed selection- all players showed great endeavour and Pirate spirit.more
Specialist PIRATES coach Andy Sobieszuk is available for Skills sessions on Sundays 8-10am @Hibiscus Sports Complex commencing from September 15th. Applications can be made directly to Andy at email@example.com or call 0431377998more
Due to our new venue BAC being unavailable Thursday 15th August we have had to change some training sessions- Under 16 Boys Purple (no.2) team will not have training and under 21 Men will be at Runcorn 7.30-9pm - this week only. Sorry for the late notice.more
SWM Pirates Representative program will commence for the 2013/14 season with player trials from Saturday 27th July at Hibiscus Sports Complex. We have an excellent list of experienced coaches who will be developing stars of tomorrow!!
see all the details attached Please note new time Under 18 Boysmore
The Pirates Academy program will be commencing from Monday 15th July. All representative players looking to improve their skill base before the next Junior representative season need to enrol and be ready for the Pirates campaign to take command of the BQJBC competition.more
Trish Cockrem has agreed to coach the SWM Pirates Under 18 Girls team in the coming BQJBC 2013/14 and 2014 State Championships.
The Pirates are pleased to have Trish on-board to develop the skills and knowledge of our aspiring athletes- see all the details attachedmore
The Adelaide 36ers have added former Townsville Croc, Brendan Teys to its 2013/14 roster.
Teys, 23, is a 188cm guard who played under Joey Wright at the Gold Coast. He had worked his way into the Blaze roster after injuries to then team mates Chris Goulding and James Harvey and was an important player through their finals series.
After some outstanding performances in the QBL for the South Wmore
SWM Pirates are pleased to provide the best holiday clinics in Brisbane with Basketball stars Kenny Barnes (USA), Diane Schuetze(Canada) and Lance Storrs (USA)providing expert skills and coaching for your children. Kenny's winter Camp in the first week @ Hibiscus and Lance and Diane in the second week at Calamvale. $150 for 4 daysmore
Saturday 15th June is Super Clinic day for all under 8 and under 10 players- its at Hibiscus Sports Complex -cost is only $5 and the coaches will be our QBL Imports Kenny Barnes, Lance Storrs and Diane Schuetze. All players will be given a popper and chips- -all welcome to attend.more
Due to computer malfunction, we are unable to post the semi final draw on the website as per usual. Please note that changes have been made to the original draw that was sent out. Click here to view the updated version of the drawmore
All players wishing to change associations will need to fully understand the new clearance and permission to train requirements as set out on the attachment.
Players who wish to trial in the next representative season at the Pirates and have previously played elsewhere will require the permission to train or hold an authorised clearance before participating.more
Expressions of interest are sought for girls & boys 18yo and under to participate in a 3 week basketball tour of the west coast of USA. Great fun, including the major tourist attractions and sensational shopping,(Cheap shoes!)and great basketball!
A meeting is being held at Hibiscus Sports Centre Sunday 19th of May at 12.30pm. Any enquiries ring Peter Pollock 0412080677 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
For details on the highlights of the last tour read on.more
Individuals with specialist coach Andy Sobieszuk -limited spaces available -timing to be confirmed at Calamvale Sports Complex from April 15th on Mondays and Tuesdays 6.30-7.30
Speak directly to Andy email@example.com or 0431377998more
Five SWM Pirates Junior teams have earnt a place in the BQJBC finals to be held at Boondall on Saturday 16th March.UNDER 14G CC at Midday, UNDER 12B PL,12G PL and UNDER 12G SC at 2pm and Under 18B PL AT 8pm.
Wear your purple and gold to support your teams-
Note a concert is also on at Boondall the same night- please advise car park attendants that you are there for Basketball for no charge.more
No games this Saturday 16th March 2013 for:
Under 12 Girls Division 1 & 2
Under 12 Boys Division 1 & 2
Under 14 Girls Division 1 & 2
Under 14 Boys Division 1 & 2
All players are invited to a free clinic conducted by Kenny Barnes and other invited coachesmore
SWM PIRATES HOME GAMES FOR SATURDAYS SEMI FINALS 9th MARCH @ CALAMVALE SPORTS COMPLEX ARE 3PM U12 BOYS PL,UNDER 12 GIRLS PL AND U16 BOYS PL
AT 4.30PM U12 GIRLS SC,U14G CC AND U18 BOYS PL
FREE ENTRY TO SUPPORT YOUR PIRATES TEAMS- BBQ AND DRINK AVAILABLE- WEAR YOUR PURPLE TO SUPPORT YOUR TEAMSmore
BDS Logan Thunder WNBL Head Coach Jason Chainey will be a special guest coach at the upcoming Coaches Clinic to be held at Runcorn Sports Complex on Saturday 16th March between 10.30am and Noon. Jason has coached across many levels and his most recent success at the PIRATES was taking the SWM ‘Roberson Gardens’ Pirates Womens team to successive Grand Finals against the most powerful teams from QLDmore
THE SWM SOUTHERN BASKETBALL LEAGUE COACHES HAVE BEEN APPOINTED FOR THE 2013 SEASON. LONG TERM PIRATES COACH DARYN CHISHOLM HAS ACCEPTED THE ROLE OF MENS COACH AND DEAN MATENGA WILL BE TAKING THE REINS OF THE WOMENS TEAM IN 2013.
SBL TRIALS WILL COMMENCE FROM MONDAY 18TH FEBRUARY 8PM @ CALAMVALE SPORTS COMPLEX- ALL PLAYERS ARE INVITED TO ATTEND-BALL,TOWEL & DRINK BOTTLE ARE REQUIREDmore
TO ALL SWMBI MEMBERS- PLEASE BE ADVISED THE SOUTH WEST METRO ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING WILL BE HELD AT 7PM MONDAY 18TH MARCH @ CALAMVALE SPORTS COMPLEX.
ALL POSITIONS ON THE SWMBI MGT COMMITTEE WILL BE VACATED AND NOMINATIONS FOR THE ROLES OF PRESIDENT,V.PRESIDENT(X2), TREASURER AND SECRETARY ARE BEING ACCEPTED- IN WRITING TO PO BOX 2110 RUNCORN 4113 OR EMAIL firstname.lastname@example.org
On Monday nights starting at 8pm the South West Metro Pirates will have their men's and women's teams continuing their preseason training at Calamvale Community College Sports Hall. Any interested players who want to attend are more than welcome!more
For 2013, South West Metro Pirates will be using SportingPulse's online registration system! This will make the registration process easier for our members. Attached is a document outlining how to complete this new registration process.more
A NEW EXCITING YEAR OF BASKETBALL IS ABOUT TO COMMENCE
SEE ATTACHED INFORMATION ON THE PIRATES COMPETITIONS THAT ARE CONDUCTED BY SOUTH WEST METRO
*SUNDAY NIGHT RECOMMENCES 13TH JANUARY @HIBISCUS SPORETS COMPLEXmore
South West Pirates merchandise is now available from the Pirates H2H Store. Check out the latest additions including hooded jumpers, polo's and waterbottle covers. Pirates tees now available as well and will be online soon and can be purchased at QBL home games. Click on the Pirates Merchandise link for more info.more