Nine Wattle Valley WNBL stars have taken the World Championship by storm, helping the Jayco Opals to a bronze medal, and coach Brendan Joyce thinks they’ll be “on a real high” when the new season tips off.
FIBA carried out an extensive anti-doping program in the lead-up and during its main events in 2014, with the results confirming that all players who participated are clean and reinforcing the fact that basketball is a low-risk doping sport.
The Wattle Valley Women’s National Basketball League and the ABC will continue one of the longest free-to-air broadcast partnerships in Australian sport, with the ABC set to continue its unrivalled coverage of women’s basketball into the 2014/15 WNBL season.
Jayco Australian Opals captain Penny Taylor has capped off a brilliant return to international basketball – named in the All-Star Five for the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women.
The Jayco Australian Opals have won the Bronze Medal at the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women, dominating the host nation Turkey 74-44 in Istanbul, Turkey this morning.
Watch the Jayco Opals face Turkey in the Bronze Medal Game LIVE on ABC2 at 2.50am AEDT Monday 6 October.
The Jayco Australian Opals will face host nation Turkey in the Bronze Medal Game of the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women after going down to the USA in their Semi Final 82-70 this morning.
Watch the Jayco Opals take on Canada LIVE and EXCLUSIVE on ABC2 at 9:00PM AEST tonight, Friday 2 October 2014.