Australian Olympian, Lauren Jackson, has been appointed an Officer in the General Division of the Order of Australia for her outstanding services and contribution to the sport of basketball.
Jayco Australian Opal Tess Madgen checks in from Arizona in her first update from her debut season in the WNBA.
Madgen joins a host of other Australians including Cayla Francis, Leilani Mitchell and coach Sandy Brondello at the Mercury, who in 2015, will be defending their WNBA Championship title.
The Australian Junior Championships (AJC) bring all states together for competition from U14’s through to U20’s, with six separate tournaments in total rotated throughout the country each year.
Maddie Garrick’s elevation to the Jayco Australian Opals may appear to have been swift, but it has been far from an overnight journey to the top. The 23-year-old booked her ticket to Europe with the Opals off the back of her first senior camp and so making the 12-woman squad came as a revelation.
The lowdown on our Aussie contenders for a championship ring.
The first WNBL Review Working Party (RWP) has met to discuss a number of recommendations as per the Australian Sports Commission’s (ASC) report into the Optimal Competition Model for the game.