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Opals Pre-Olympic Qualifying Tournament Squad Announced

Basketball Australia have announced the Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals squad of 19 for their Pre-Olympic Qualifying Tournament, held from November 10 to 18. The Tournament will take place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and represents the new qualification system. Pre-Olympic qualification

Bec Allen named to FIBA Women's Asia Cup 'All-Star Five'

Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals star, Bec Allen, has been named to the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup All-Star Five, after a brilliant tournament was capped off with a monster game against Korea in the third-place playoff.

Chemist Warehouse Opals secure bronze in dominant win over Korea

After six straight days of competing at the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup in India, the Chemist Warehouse Opals have claimed bronze, with an 98-62 win over Korea

Chemist Warehouse Opals fall to Japan in FIBA Women's Asia Cup semi-final

The Chemist Warehouse Opals suffered through a tough shooting night in the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup semi-final, falling 76-64 to Japan.

Chemist Warehouse Opals produce emphatic response to advance to final four

The Chemist Warehouse Opals are through to the semi-final of the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup, after comfortably defeating Chinese Taipei, 90-51, on Saturday morning.

Chemist Warehouse Opals fall to China in tight tussle

The Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals faced a familiar opponent on Thursday night, falling to China, 70-69, in what was an enthralling, physical match-up.

Chemist Warehouse Opals remain undefeated with big win over New Zealand

BENGALURU, INDIA - The Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals remain undefeated at the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup, after beating New Zealand, 82-44 on Wednesday night.

Ezi Magbegor: Hard work pays off as WNBA and Tokyo 2020 dreams await

For Ezi Magbegor, April 10 would be a day like no other. The 2019 WNBA draft was inching closer, and she had no idea on what the future would bring.

Chemist Warehouse Opals start FIBA Womens Asia Cup in dominant fashion

The Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals could hardly have been more dominant in their FIBA Women’s Asia Cup opener, leading from start to finish on their way to a 123-57 win over the Philippines in Bengaluru, India.

Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals announce team for FIBA Women's Asia Cup

After completing a week long training camp at the AIS in Canberra, the Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals will now fly to Bengaluru, India, for the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup.

Chemist Warehouse Opals finish Canberra training camp with big win over China

The Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals made a triumphant return to Canberra on Thursday night, running away with a commanding 98-63 win over the visiting Chinese team.

Refreshed Jenna O'Hea ready for packed 2019-20 calendar

Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals captain, Jenna O’Hea is heading into a jam-packed period of domestic and national team campaigns feeling “refreshed”, after overcoming some nagging off-season injuries - most notably bone bruising in her foot

Defence sparks Chemist Warehouse Opals win over China

CANBERRA - On the back of a strong defensive performance in the second half, the Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals defeated China 87-76, on Tuesday afternoon.

Some of Australia's top female talent set for China Challenge

Some of Australia’s best female talent will get a taste of international basketball this month.

China will come up against the Chemist Warehouse Opals in Canberra on September 19, while the rest of the national squad will form a secondary side to play WNBL, NBL1 and Centre of Excellence teams in the China Challenge.

PTP BECOMES AN OFFICIAL SUPPLIER OF BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA

PTP has officially joined Basketball Australia’s family of partners after signing on as an official supplier in a multiyear deal.

CHEMIST WAREHOUSE OPALS ANNOUNCE FIBA ASIA CUP SQUAD

After camps on the Gold Coast in April and in Phoenix, Arizona in July, the latest iteration of the Chemist Warehouse Opals squad for the FIBA Asia Cup has been announced.

CARLY WILSON THRIVING IN NEW COACHING ROLE

Carly Wilson is no stranger to Chemist Warehouse Opals camp. But when the squad gathered in Phoenix, as preparations ramp up for next month’s FIBA ASIA Cup campaign, she was there this time in a different role.

O'HEA RARING TO GO WITH NEW FLYERS FRANCHISE

CHEMIST Warehouse Australian Opals captain Jenna O'Hea says she jumped at the opportunity to be involved with Gerry Ryan’s exciting new WNBL franchise.