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Junior Winter League

Posted on May 1, 2018 in

Our Junior Winter League will start at the beginning of May and run until September. Girls playing in the 14/16 age groups will play on a Tuesday afternoon.  Their sign up afternoon will be on May 1st, 4 – 5.30pm at Saxby’s Stadium. 14/16 year old boys will play on a Friday afternoon and their…

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Mens’ Winter League

Posted on May 1, 2018 in

Our move to Friday night was unsuccessful so we have moved the men back to Tuesday nights with instant success. Teams are nominating and there is a lot of interest from former players. Trial games for the mens’ Winter League will kick off on TUESDAY May 1st. To play in this league you need to…

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Player Development

Posted on May 1, 2018 in

The Taree Tornadoes representative program endorses the pathways that NSW Basketball provides. Garry Stephen, Coaching Coordinator for the Tornadoes said,”We are aiming to provide a player’s pathway that will enable a Tornado player to represent at the highest level. This process is so far working well as we have just seen Mariah Radburn represent Australian…

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Womens’ Winter League

Posted on May 1, 2018 in

The senior women’s competition has always been well supported but now as our representative juniors are getting older, the standard is rising. Look out for the likes of Mariah Radburn, Amarley Bron, Lucy Green, Sophie Croker and Ebony Extrem taking it to the veterans. Trial Games for the 2018 Women’s Winter League will kick off…

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Reps

Posted on May 1, 2018 in

Taree Tornadoes is represented by 9 teams in the NSW Waratah Junior League. These teams range from under 12s to under 18s. What a season so far! Our teams are winning, players moving onto higher representative levels and referees gaining accreditation and officiaiting in the higher graded events! Under 12 Boys Coach – Garry Stephen…

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Refereeing

Posted on May 1, 2018 in

Taree Basketball Association Referees Program, led by former referee, Steve Campbell, is one of the most progressive and innovative in NSW Basketball. Our referees officiate in all games in our domestic competition, as well as NJL plus help other associations with their referee commitments. Taree Basketball has a strong commitment to the provision of quality…

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Stadium Upgrade Proposal

Posted on April 25, 2018 in

The plans for “Iron Arena” are on the notice board at the stadium. A five (5) court multipurpose building catering for futsal, netball, badminton and of course basketball, all with seating for major sporting or community events. Coordinator for the project, Taree Basketball Board member Steve Atkins said, “This is what our town needs. A…

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Tornadoes Well Represented at Academy Games

Posted on November 10, 2017 in

Since October last year Ebony Extrem, Sophie-Clare Croker, Lucy Green, Mariah Radburn and Isabella Allan have been travelling to Newcastle or Maitland, twice a month to attend training sessions with the Hunter Academy Squad. These sessions covered sports psychology, nutrition sessions, strength conditions and court sessions. They also attended an inter academy squad camp. From…

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John Martin 2018 Country Basketball Tournament

Posted on November 10, 2017 in

Over the June long weekend four Taree Tornadoes teams will be participating in the John Martin 2108 Country Basketball Tournament. Our Under 18 boys will be playing at Newcastle and the 16 boys will be playing at Wollongong. Our girls will be represented by our Under 14 Championship team at Maitland and our 16s at…

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