NBL1 Women Game 12

Women’s Norwood Flames vs Sturt Sabres The Norwood Flames (3-8) go up against the Sturt Sabres (7-4) in the first game of a back-to-back. The Flames have had a rough 3-game stretch and are looking to prove their competitiveness against Sturt. The Sabres are needing every win towards the end of the year as they…

NBL1 Men Game 12

Men’s Norwood Flames vs Sturt Sabres The Norwood Flames (5-6) and the Sturt Sabres (9-2) go head-to-head in a matchup which has potential to shake up the postseason outlook for both teams. This intense matchup should lead to an entertaining game in which both teams play at their peak intensity. The offensive focus of the…

NBL1 Men Game 11

Men’s Norwood Flames vs North Adelaide Rockets The Norwood Flames (4-6) and the North Adelaide Rockets (2-8). The Flames have had an inconsistent season and are looking to find a way to get themselves rolling to have a good ending to the season. The Rockets have struggled with a very young team this season so…

NBL1 Women Game 11

Women’s Norwood Flames vs North Adelaide Rockets The Norwood Flamesm (3-7) take on the tied for top-of-ladder North Adelaide Rockets (9-1). The Flames have a tough matchup ahead against a veteran Rockets team, who are 2nd in the league in scoring and defence. This Norwood team has been inconsistent at times but can compete against…

NBL1 Men Game 10

Men’s Norwood Flames vs Central Districts Lions The Norwood Flames (4-5) go up against the (3-6) Central District Lions. The Flames have cooled off after winning a few in a row and are looking to restart a winning streak, the Central Districts conversely have just started coming into form and are looking to make a…

NBL1 Women Game 10

Women’s Norwood Flames vs Central Districts Lions A tough matchup is ahead for the Norwood Flames (3-6) as they go up against the top-of-the-ladder Central Districts Lions (8-1). The Flames have had a shaky start to the season but are looking to create some momentum under head coach Will Smith. The Lions have been a…

State Champs Review

Dear Coaches, Team Managers, Caregivers and Players, Last weekend our junior division 1 and 2 teams competed in the 2024 State Championships, and I wanted to say a massive thank you to all our players, coaches, team managers and supporters for how we conducted ourselves on and off the court  I would also like to…

NBL1 Men Game 9

Men’s Norwood Flames vs Southern Tigers The Norwood Flames (3-5) are going up against the Southern Tigers (2-5), the Tigers have been the best defensive team in the central division so far, holding teams to the fewest points against them. The Flames have a tough game ahead as they look to continue their push into…

NBL1 Women Game 9

Women’s Norwood Flames vs Southern Tigers Round 8 for the Women’s Norwood team sees a matchup between the Flames (3-5) and the Southern Tigers (3-4). The Tigers are coming off 2 straight losses against the second-standing North Adelaide Rockets and the third-seeded Sturt Sabres. The Southern Tigers are an outstanding defensive squad, being the team…

NBL1 Men Game 8

Men’s Norwood Flames vs Woodville Warriors The Norwood Flames (2-5) have struggled to gel early this season but are looking to get some wins going this season against the Woodville Warriors (3-3). The Warriors are a team that has been competitive in every game so far this season, a good test for the Flames who…

NBL1 Women Game 8

Women’s Norwood Flames vs Woodville Warriors The girls are looking to start a winning streak after starting the season (2-5) against the Woodville Warriors (0-6). The Flames do not want to give the Warriors their first win, winning this game will help start a postseason push for the girls, getting them on track before the…

NBL1 Women ANZAC Round Game 2

Women’s Norwood Flames vs West Adelaide Bearcats The Norwood Flames (1-5) take on the West Adelaide Bearcats (1-5) in the second game of round 6. The Flames are trying to get some momentum in the season and starting with a win against the struggling Bearcats would go a big way for them. The Bearcats haven’t…

NBL1 Men ANZAC Round Game 2

Men’s Norwood Flames vs West Adelaide Bearcats Every game is vital for the Norwood Flames (2-4) as they are trying to get back into post-season contention, a tough game against the (3-3) West Adelaide Bearcats would be a massive win to tie the teams in the standings. The Bearcats have some good momentum coming off…

NBL1 Men ANZAC Round

Men’s Norwood Flames vs South Adelaide Panthers The men are currently on a 4-game losing streak (1-4), looking to regain some momentum against the third-ranked South Adelaide Panthers (4-1). The Panthers are a force to be reckoned with on the offensive end, being the third-ranked offence in the Central Division, they also aren’t a slouch…

NBL1 Women ANZAC Round

Women’s Norwood Flames vs South Adelaide Panthers After getting our first win of the season last game (1-4) the girls are up against a solid South Adelaide team who are sitting at (3-2) coming into this match. The Panthers are coming off 2 straight wins against the Sturt Sabres and the Woodville Warriors. The Panthers…

NBL1 Men Game 5

Men’s Norwood Flames vs Eastern Mavericks The 1-3 Norwood Flames, who have started the season much slower than anticipated, are looking to right the ship in this matchup against the 3-1 Eastern Mavericks, coming off 2 straight wins they are blistering hot at the moment and will take a concerted effort from the Flames to…

NBL1 Women Game 5

Women’s Norwood Flames vs Eastern Mavericks Coming off another disappointing loss in game 4, starting the season off 0-4, the Flames women are looking to come out of this game with their first win. The Eastern Mavericks have won 2 straight games, 2-2 overall, they want to extend their winning streak and send a message…

NBL1 Men Game 4

  Men’s Norwood Flames vs Forestville Eagles The men have started the season 1-2, they wanted to start the season much better and are looking to get into a rhythm with a win in this matchup against Forestville. The Eagles are 2-1, coming into this game on a 2-game win streak, coming off their last…

NBL1 Women Game 4

Women’s Norwood Flames vs Forestville Eagles The girls have had a disappointing start to the season coming into this game 0-3. The Forestville Eagles are 2-1 coming off a big win against the Southern Tigers. The Eagles have been spectacular this season defensively, limiting their opposition to less than 60 points in both of their…

NBL1 Men Game 3

Men’s Norwood Flames vs Sturt Sabres The Men’s team is coming into this game 1-1 and looking to get back into the win column in game 3 against the undefeated Sturt Sabres. Sturt has had a great start to the season with two big wins against Forestville and North Adelaide. The boys are going to…

NBL1 Women Game 3

Women’s Norwood Flames vs Sturt Sabres After the 0-2 start to the season, the girls are looking to right the ship with a win against the 1-1 Sturt Sabres. The Sabres loss came in their last game against the undefeated North Adelaide Rockets who the Flames also lost to in round 1. The girls have…

NBL1 Men Game 2

Men’s NBL1 2024 Game 2  The men are looking to start their season off strong winning their first 2 games, this one coming against the Lions who lost their first round matchup against the Eastern Mavericks in a close two point loss.  The offence came quick in this one, both teams shooting well out of…

NBL1 Women Game 2

Women’s NBL1 2024 Game 2 Coming off a disappointing result in round 1 the Flames are looking to bounce back and get their first win of the season against this Centrals team who had a blowout 29 point win against the Mavericks in round 1. A tough game ahead for the flames against one of…

NBL1 Men Game 1

Men’s NBL1 2024 Game 1  The men are trying to follow the success of the Women last year and get their hands on a championship this season. Star signings like Blake Morrow, member of the All-Star Five in the NBL1 East show how serious this team is about competing for a ring. Going up against…

NBL1 Women Game 1

Women’s NBL1 2024 Game 1  After a long wait the NBL1 Central season starts off for Norwood with a round 1 matchup against the North Adelaide Rockets. Coming off a championship last season the girls are looking to repeat their success, there have been a lot of new signings including head coach Richard Dickel so…

NBL1 Memberships

2024 NBL1 Memberships The NBL1 Season is rapidly approaching, and we want to make 2024 bigger and better than ever! We have now launched our NBL1 Memberships for 2024. With three membership options there is sure to be one to suit you. Get in before Christmas to take advantage of our early bird pricing specials.…

12 Deals of Christmas

Tis the season to be jolly! We have worked with our brand partner Apelle to put together 12 great deals for your Christmas shopping. We have created the 12 Deals of Christmas that will be available from the Norwood online store, and we are sure there is a pack to suit everyone. DEAL 1 Scarf,…

Coach Announcement: Tim Odell

The Norwood Flames are excited to announce Tim Odell as Men’s Head Coach for NBL1 2024! Tim is returning for his 3rd season at the helm, looking to build upon the great momentum the group built in the 2nd half of the 2023 season. Coach Odell has shown tremendous growth over the past two seasons…

Coach Announcement: Richard Dickel

The Norwood Flames are excited to announce the signing of Richard Dickel as NBL1 Women’s Head Coach for 2024. Richard has been a Head Coach in 3 different countries, including Australia, New Zealand and Norway. In these countries he coached at the top league levels- Norway BLNO, New Zealand NZNBL and  the Australian WNBL Coach Dickel is…

U14 Boys Nationals Wrap Up

  Congratulations to our U14 Boys who recently returned from playing in the U14 Club National Championships. Below is an overview of their journey Before we summarise the U14 National Club Championships I just want to reflect on how the U14 boys got there. 2023 was an up and down season and a lot of…

SGM & AGM Report

    Dear Norwood Families, Last week we held a Special General Meeting and the 2022 Annual General Meeting, and we would like to provide everyone with an update of the important outcomes from the night.   Special General Meeting: There were four special resolutions proposed and all were passed: 1) Amend the quorum to…

State Junior Champs

    Dear Coaches, Team Managers, Parents and Players,   Wow! What an amazing weekend of Norwood basketball!   As you all know, last week we competed in the 2023 State Championships and on behalf of the board I wanted to say how proud I am of our players, coaches, team managers and families on…

Player Announcement: Isaac Miller-Jose

Norwood is excited to announce the signing of New Zealander Isaac Miller-Jose. Isaac is a 6’8 forward  who just finished his college career  with the Manitoba Bisons in Winnipeg, Canada.   Head Coach Tim Odell: “Isaac brings size, athleticism and a well-rounded skill set. He’s a bulldog and will be a key building block for us…

Player Announcement: Jorjah Smith

Norwood is thrilled to announce the signing of 5’8 shooting guard- Jorjah Smith! Jorjah is currently in England, playing in their WBBL for the Oaklands Wolves. She is leading the league in scoring at 18.2ppg. At 29 years old, Smith will help to bring some veteran leadership to the young Flames group and augment them…

School Holiday Camps

  Join us at The ARC these April School Holidays for our Basketball 3v3 Skills Camp! Suitable for Norwood Flames players U10-U18 of any division, these holidays we have: Wednesday 19th April 2023 To book into the Norwood Basketball Camp please visit  https://www.norwoodbasketball.com.au/camps   The Adelaide Community Basketball Association (ACBA) will also run 4 Camps, with beginner…

Official Statement: MARS

Dear Norwood Families   On Friday 17th of March we received a phone call from the management of Mars to advise that their lease was being terminated by the owners and that we would need to vacate the premises by 28th March. This has come as a shock to both our team and Mars management…

Norwood Flames 2022 Awards

We want to congratulate our 2022 award winners who capped off another exceptional year for the club. Below, is a list of the winners. NBL1 MVPs Ray Harding and Alex Wilson   Most Promising Guard Archer McNamara Most Promising Forward Layla Kelly Most Promising Centre Oscar Sabine Best Defensive Player Annika Uzcategui Montenegro Club Best…

Player Announcement: Shaun Pontifex

Shaun Pontifex has re-signed for his eighth season with the Flames in 2023. In 2022, Pontifex was used in a pinch-hitter role off the bench as a shooter. His ability to score quickly was seen in an away game at the Eastern Mavericks when he scored a season-high 17 points and made five three-pointers. Pontifex…

Player Announcement: Annika Uzcategui Montenegro

5’10 Forward and Norwood Club Junior, Annika Uzcategui Montenegro has signed for the 2023 NBL1 season. Coming off a 2022 year in which she received the Club-wide Junior Perpetual Award for the Best Defensive Player, Annika looks to keep improving in NBL1.   Uzcategui Montenegro discussed her enthusiasm for the season ahead, “I’m so excited…

Player Announcement: Caitlin Shillabeer

Caitlin Shillabeer, an exciting 5’9 guard/wing, has signed on for the 2023 season with the Norwood Flames.   Shillabeer started her career in Under 10’s at Norwood many years ago. She also has just been selected for the Under 20 State team and will represent South Australia at the National Championships next month in Geelong,…

Player Announcement: David Rinaldi

David Rinaldi, a 6’0 point guard and club junior, has re-signed for the 2023 NBL1 Season.   Coming off his rookie season in NBL1, he look to have an expanded role in 2023 after learning the league and developing. Dave is a player who has worked hard in his skill development and is often seen…

Player Announcement: Darcy McNamara

Darcy McNamara, a dynamic 5’9 guard, will debut for the Norwood Flames NBL1 side in 2023.   McNamara had an outstanding season in the U21 Div 1 team, leading them to ultimate championship success in a tough grand final matchup against a strong Woodville team. He was named team MVP for the season. His game…

Player Announcement: Alice Sabine

Promising young forward Alice Sabine will join the Norwood Flames NBL1 Central team in 2023.   Sabine is a club junior who worked through the ranks and into the NBL1 squad. After a great summer season, she will look to springboard into the NBL1 campaign when she returns from the upcoming U20 Nationals in Geelong…

Head Coach Announcement: Tim Odell

Tim Odell returns as the NBL1 Men’s Head Coach for 2023 after a successful rookie coaching campaign.   Last season, he guided the group to a winning 10-8 record and a fourth-place finish. With valuable experience under his belt and knowledge on and off the court, Tim has already begun improving his side this off-season.…

Player Announcement: Trey McBride

Following his excellent debut season, the Norwood Flames are delighted to announce the re-signing of Trey McBride for the 2023 campaign.   McBride is coming off a stellar 2022 NBL1 season in which he averaged 15.9 points per game, 4.4 rebounds per game, 2.6 assists per game, and 2.8 steals per game. He also shot…

Player Announcement: Sharna Thompson

The Norwood Flames are excited to announce their first signing of the 2023 NBL1 Season: Sharna Thompson!   An exciting 22-year-old guard who arrives from Hobart, Thompson will look to bring her sharpshooting abilities to the Flames squad in 2023. In 2022, Thompson averaged an impressive 16.7 points per game in NBL1 South, knocking down…