The Thrifty Ballarat Miners & Rush Juniors are set to take on the best talent from across Australia next week when they compete in the National Under-14 Championships in Ballarat.

 

Aislinn McCarthy will be playing for the Thrifty Ballarat Rush Junior girls and is nervous but excited for the national event

 

“Just hoping to do my best and putting in 100%, yeah there is going to be a lot of good people around so I am pretty nervous” McCarthy said.

 

This is my third year playing with them, and it’s been really good development but also its been fun to meet new people and get to know more things about basketball” McCarthy ended with.

 

Taj Bowman will play for the Thrifty Ballarat Miners Junior boys team and is looking forward to playing in front of bigger crowds.

 

“It will be good to be recognised by everyone and see how team play” Bowman said.

 

“Just the way it’s played, fast paced and it is a lot of fun playing with your teammates” Bowman ended with.

 

Watch Aislinn McCarthy at todays Press Conference

Hear from Taj Bowman at todays Press Conference

 

Thank you to Sport & Rec Victoria for their support of the Australia Under-14 National Club Championships