2015 FDP Under-14 Basketball Kids and Coaching Staff

FDP U14 Athlete Interviews

The young athletes aged 11-13yrs, who where selected for the 2016 FDP program have been attending an eight week series of training sessions which will culminate in Basketball Queensland’s U14 Future Development Program All State Basketball camp on the Gold Coast at the end of this month. We sent interview questions to all the attendees to find out…

2015 BQ Award Winners

      Life member – Neil Hamilton-Smith – 45 years of service to basketball       Male Player of the Year – Samson Froling     Townsville Basketball -U16 Australian Junior Championship Gold Medal Winner for Queensland North -Australian U17 Men’s Team -Finalist for QSport Player of the Year       Female Player…

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The Benefits of Basketball

Benefits of Playing Basketball at a Young Age The benefits of basketball for players are far-reaching and can have a positive impact on many aspects of life. Getting involved in sports from a young age teaches organisation, self-discipline and personal responsibility. All crucial skills when it comes to balancing their social and academic lives. Social…

Where are Megan Trinder & Josh Derksen

MEGAN TRINDER Megan Trinder a former Logan player, started her basketball career by representing the Logan association in numerous State Championships. From her exceptional performances at State Championships, Tinder was also selected to represent Queensland in the Under 16 and Under 18 National Championships. Megan started her US college basketball career with the Northeast Community…

New Coach Development Manager

The past month has seen some changes in the High Performance Team. However sad it was to say goodbye to Ben Johnson and Mick Downer, Basketball Queensland is happy to welcome new Coach Development Manager – Tom Kyle, to the team. We managed to grab a few minutes with Tom to get some background on…

Life Member – Neil Hamilton-Smith

Neil Hamilton-Smith has made an outstanding contribution to the Basketball Queensland organisation over many years which is what makes him a very worthy recipient for Life Membership of Basketball Queensland.  Read on to see Neil Hamilton-Smith long list of contributions. Neil Hamilton-Smith commenced his association with basketball in the early 1970’s he met, and later…

Brisbane Bullets are Back!

The Brisbane Bullets are back! …and they have been busy preparing for the upcoming 2016/17 NBL season. The Bullets latest announcement was a significant one, as they announced the selection of their base for training – Clem Jones Centre, in Carina. The bullets have also signed Hit105 (Southern Cross Austereo) as their official media partner…

#JoinTheMovement

start playing stay playing #Join The Movement The Queensland Government is pleased to launch the Join the Movement campaign. #JoinTheMovement aims to inspire more women and girls to get moving! Why? Because  #IfItMovesYouItImprovesYou Encouraging lifelong participation in sport and active recreation is vital to the overall health and wellbeing of Queensland’s women and girls. Plus,…