Thank you to all participants and coaches for supporting the MRBA Representative Program. All listed emergencies are required to attend training sessions.
Your coach will be contacting you this week via email regarding appointing a team manager and to confirm training schedules.
We look forward to a fantastic representative season.
* "X" subject to clearance from Basketball Country Victoria
** Training commences 26 October 7:30-9:00 at Buffalo Stadium. The team will be entering the Wangaratta Tournament 21 & 22 November.
Congratulations to the coach and players of U18 MRBA Boys squad who have qualified for the U18 Division 1 & 2 Championships! This a great result for everyone involved in the MRBA representative program, but particularly our young male athletes and up-and-coming coach. The team will be competing in the BVC’s elite junior competition – they will have 24 second shot clock and play against teams such as Ballarat, Bendigo, Mildura and Geelong. Thank you to all the parents and committee members who have supported the MRBA Representative Program, we are very appreciative of your commitment and enthusiasm. Go Ranges!
On the 5 & 6 December the U18 Boys rep team competed at the 39th Annual Shepparton basketball Association in Division A. The boys battled against a large and physical Bendigo in their first match and perhaps struggled to find their rhythm. Having lost to Bendigo they then secured impressive wins against Wangaratta and Mildura to make the quarter finals, where unfortunately they lost to Shepparton by a heartbreaking but encouraging 2 points. Jason Palmer, the boys coach was delighted with the weekend results and believes they can improve further. Hopefully, the team will now be able to qualify for the Division 1 & 2 BVC championships in Traralgon – watch this space!
The team consists of: