Constable signs on for NBL1 2020
The Selkirk Ballarat Rush are pleased to announce the re-signing of Claire Constable for NBL1 2020.
Constable was also part of the inaugural Selkirk Ballarat Rush team in NBL1 2019 and is a valuable signing. The shooting guard was really positive about re-committing to the team under coach Eric Hayes.
“I am super excited to be back playing with the Selkirk Ballarat Rush in season 2020. I have
played most of my career with the Rush and I am looking forward to another fantastic
season with such a great club” Constable said.
Constable from the Ballarat Celtic Tigers domestic team was encouraging about the support of the coaching panel.
“I am looking forward to playing once again under coach Eric Hayes and assistant Megan Collins who are both supportive coaches and always go above and beyond for our team”
After a tough start to the 2019 NBL1 season with many road games, the Selkirk Ballarat Rush started to play some exciting basketball late in the season.
“2020 is definitely going to be an exciting year for the Rush in NBL1. We really hit some great form in the back half of 2019 and I can’t wait to get back on the court with all the girls and build on what we developed last season. Along with playing in a brand new stadium, I can’t wait to get back into it.” Constable ended with.
Elite Teams Manager Glenn White said the inclusion of local Claire Constable showed the success of local players being able to perform in NBL1.
“It’s so important that we continue to develop our local Ballarat and Western Victorian Region players. Claire proves that the pathway is there for girls to be able to play at the NBL1 level and that other juniors are able to do it.” White said.
The 2020 NBL1 Season will commence in April with home games played at the new Ballarat Sports Events Centre.