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Basketball ACT takes another step into a brave new world this week with the announcement of updated squads for the 2012 SEABL Men and Women’s Leagues.
The 2011 awards night for the Elders Canberra Gunners and Canberra Nationals Mens and Womens teams took place on Saturday, 3 September, at The Tradies Club, Dickson.
Exactly twelve months ago a team of young women representing Canberra set out on the long bus trip back from Newcastle, shaken after their absolute best efforts had been rebuffed by an incredibly on-song opponent in the Waratah Championship Grand Final.
The Random Computing National’s Women will compete in the 2011 Waratah Finals Series this weekend in Newcastle.
You find out a lot about teams and their component pieces when the original roster changes, injuries mount, road trip numbers are sometimes thin on the ground and inevitably, results are littered with losses.
The Random Computing Canberra Nationals could be forgiven for being complacent leading into this weeks clash against the Maitland Mustangs. The two teams had played the week before and the Nationals girls had comfortably taken the win 74 – 44 without usual starter Alyce Shearing.
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It was a typical cold Canberra winter day at the Belconnen Basketball Stadium on Saturday where the Random Computing Canberra Nationals women took on the Sutherland Sharks. Canberra had already got the first win in the series up in Sutherland by 15 and wanted to consolidate with another win on their home court.
The Randon Computing Canberra Nationals Women travelled to Hills Hornets on Saturday in the first on the two encounters in as many weeks.
The Random Computing Canberra Nationals were happy to be playing at home this weekend and were looking to put last weekends disappointing defeat behind them and show why they will again be a contender come post season.
The first triple header basketball weekend saw the Random Computing Canberra Nationals women taking a solid win against the Hornsby Spiders in the Women’s Waratah Championship League.
The Hills Hornets however came to Canberra with a nothing to loose attitude and started the game with a high energy defence, which forced the Nationals girls into 8 lazy turnovers and gave them some good looks at the bas
The first game on Saturday night was against the North Bears. The Nationals came out with hi energy defensively in the 1st quarter, and kept Norths to limited shot attempts. The Nationals had good looks at the basket at the other end in this period but weren't dropping in on the North Sydney rims. This soon changed in the next three quarters to come with the Nationals converting 40%, 46% and 60% of their attempts respectively. Hannah Lewis was distributing the ball well out of the key and finding open shooters outside with their feet set.
Saturday also saw the return of Michelle Cosier to the Colair Canberra Nationals to take on the Sutherland Sharks. Opening the first quarter we saw Lauren Jansen running the point guard for the first time at home, which meant a changed starting line up. Michaela Dalgleish had the opening five points for the Nationals and supported that at the other end of the floor with both steals and deflections, while also being backed up with good hustle from Lauren Jansen and Michelle Cosier.
The Nationals Men got plenty of the same treatment on Sunday from a powerful Bankstown team, keeping things close for two quarters before falling 90-55.