COVID-19 News Update | A Message from Basketball Ballarat

Thursday March 19th, 2020   Basketball Ballarat have made the decision that the Hotondo Homes Ballarat Miners and Selkirk Ballarat Rush Teams will not participate in the 2020 NBL1 South Season.   Basketball Ballarat, with guidance from many key stakeholders including  Basketball Victoria, Community Clubs Victoria and other Victorian Basketball Associations, have come to this…

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Rob Baker appointed as head coach

Image: Ian Wilson Photography Basketball Ballarat has officially announced Rob Baker as the head coach of the Central Highlands Water Ballarat Rush Youth for the upcoming Big V Youth League Championship Season. Director of Coaching Brendan Joyce said the appointment was a great fit for the program. “Rob will bring passion and experience to the…

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Sherry Glennie signs with Ballarat

The Selkirk Ballarat Rush are thrilled to announce the signing of Sherry Glennie who will join the team for NBL1 2020. Glennie was looking forward to playing with a fresh playing group in Ballarat is upcoming season. “I am very excited to be playing for Ballarat this season and meeting my new teammates and seeing…

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Ballarat nets Fisher

The Hotondo Homes Ballarat Miners are excited to announce  local Tristan Fisher has re-signed for the 2020 NBL1 South season.  Fisher played his juniors for the Celtic Tigers before developing into representative teams and debuting for the Hotondo Homes Ballarat Miners in 2015.  “I’m happy to be playing with the Miners again in 2020; it’s going to be an exciting season with the new…

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2020 NBL1 South Fixture Released

The Hotondo Homes Ballarat Miners & Selkirk Ballarat Rush will host a series of blockbuster home games against some of NBL1’s biggest clubs in the 2020 home-and-away season. The 2020 NBL1 South Fixture was released today, which sees all eleven of the Hotondo Homes Ballarat Miners & Selkirk Ballarat Rush home games played for the…

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TrixyJ is locked in for 2020

The Selkirk Ballarat Rush are delighted to announce the re-signing of Chanise Jenkins for NBL1 2020. After her first season in NBL1 for the Selkirk Ballarat Rush, Jenkins was able to produce some outstanding basketball throughout the year and was rewarded by receiving the 2019 Robyn Mahar Most Valuable Player award after averaging seventeen points,…

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White Board Coaches Clinics

Ballarat Basketball will be holding the first 2 White Board Clinics for 2019 -2020. The sessions will be conducted on court at B.SEC with a number of special guests. Tracy York WNBL Bendigo Spirit Head Coach Paul Gorris WNBL Canberra Capitals Head Coach & Opals Assistan   Topic of coaching includes:  Building Blocks for Pressure…

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The Courier’s beloved sports chief Jim Murphy legacy on show in new stadium

Written by Melanie Whelan Ballarat Courier THE MAN credited with putting a bright spotlight on Ballarat Miners has been commemorated in the city’s new home of basketball. Beloved former sports editor for The Courier Jim Murphy’s name is on the media and team briefing room at the new Ballarat Sports and Events Centre. Basketball Ballarat…

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