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Chief Executive Officer Announcement

Announcement of Chief Executive Officer Norwood Basketball Club is delighted to announce the appointment of Tricia Lawrie as Acting Chief Executive Officer of the organisation. Tricia succeeds Chris Webber who resigned at the recent AGM to devote more time to his business and family. Tricia has been employed by Norwood Basketball Club for five years. …

2022 Board Directors and Chairperson

Welcoming our Board Directors and Chairperson EOI for Sub Committees and Membership   Following our recently held Annual General meeting Norwood Basketball Club would like to announce our board members who were elected, filled casual vacancies, and are continuing in their roles for 2022 and beyond. We would like to take this opportunity to welcome…

Esther Scharfbillig Signs for 2022!

Esther Scharfbillig has signed on for NBL1 2022 with the Flames! A first year U18’s player, Esther plays the post as aggressive as anyone. Coming from a netball background, her read on getting steals and deflections in the passing lanes is elite. She also battles hard in the post and rebounding battles constantly. Having just…

Bada-Bing Signs for 2022!

Amber Bing, a 2nd year U18’s guard, has signed in for the NBL1 squad for season 2022. Becoming an absolute knock-down shooter, Amber has also recently added pressuring defence to her skill-set as she continues to develop her game on both ends. Bing had this to say: “I am very grateful to be given the…

Chelsea Apacible Signs for 2022!

22 year old, Chelsea Apacible, has re-signed for the 2022 season. The fast, Philippine point guard, burst onto the NBL1 scene in 2021. Known for her quick transition play, on-ball defense and team play, Chelsea will be looking to continue her development into season 2022. After a season high 10 points vs Centrals, Chelsea’s confidence…

Sophie Kerridge Signs for 2022!

Point guard, Sophie Kerridge, has signed on for NBL1 Central Season 2022 with the Norwood Flames Basketball Club. 22 year old Kerridge is a fast, dynamic guard that played her first year of NBL1 last year. An unassuming person, Sophie hails from Mildura and moved to Adelaide pre-Covid. Thinking that she was signing up for…

Alex Wilson Signs On for 2022

Alex Wilson, NBL1 All-Star 5 in 2021, Team MVP and super-star, has resigned with the Norwood Flames for season 2022! In 2021, Ally averaged 23.4 ppg, 10.3rpg and 5.8apg. She also posted 2 triple doubles on the season, narrowly missing out on 4 more. Her season high of 39 came against North Adelaide, scoring 30…

Tim Odell Named As Head Coach

Norwood Basketball Club is thrilled to announce their signing of Head Coach Tim Odell for the 2022 NBL1 Central season. Tim is currently our U16 Boys Division 1 Coach and program leader, has been heavily involved in High-Performance State Team Programs for several years and also just received our Club Coach of the Year Award.…

2022 Head Coaches Announced

Norwood Basketball Club is excited to announce the Head Coaches for our Division 1 U10-U21 teams for the 2022 season. Congratulations to the following coaches, we are extremely excited about the upcoming season! U10 Boys D1 – Kelly Sheedy U12 Boys D1 – Tom Macdonald U14 Boys D1 – Shaun Ryan U16 Boys D1 –…

Alek Akuen Signs On For 2022 Season

A big roster spot has been confirmed, with the signing of 6’3 Centre, Alek Akuen for 2022. Alek joined the group midway through last season after spending 4 years playing College Basketball in the US. Akuen most recently played for the Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars in 2019-20. In the NBL1 2021 season, Alek put up 7.4ppg,…

Genna Anderson Re-Signs For 2022 Season

The Norwood Flames Women’s team would like to announce the re-signing of Captain Genna Anderson for the 2022 season. Anderson had this to say: “The 2021 season was one that had an unfortunate ending but has only made myself and the team more eager to get to work and start the 2022 season how we…

Terry McNamara Named As Head Coach

Norwood is pleased to announce the signing of Terry-Jo McNamara as Head Coach for our NBL1 Women’s team for 2022. Terry took over as interim Head Coach last season and led the team to a 7-2 record, just missing out on finals basketball on the points spread. McNamara will be joined again by Matt Turnbull,…

2021 NBL1 Season Wrap Up

With the 2021 NBL1 season now complete, we’d like to say a sincere thank you to all the volunteers who have generously contributed to the club over the past season. In particular, to the extremely generous families who have opened their homes and housed Mike, Ehra, Mozzie, CJ, Anthony & Derrick at various times over…

Thank You Volunteers

With the 2021 NBL1 season now in the books, we’d like to say a huge THANK YOU to everyone who has helped support the program and the club over the past year. It’s been a very challenging time with the significant Covid-19 interruptions impacting basketball in 2020 and 2021, and this season would not have…

September 2021 School Holiday Basketball Skills Camp

Take part in our September School Holiday Basketball Skills Camp at The ARC with our superstar lineup of coaches! Suitable for Norwood Flames players U10-U18 of any division, these holidays we have: Wednesday 29th September 2021 Thursday 7th October 2021 In addition to the above dates, we are running an Adelaide Community Basketball Association (ACBA) camp…

Norwood Life Members

At our recent AGM the following people were awarded life memberships of Norwood Basketball Club: Akos Nagy Andrew Webber Chris Ninnes David Tavian Donna Tavian Elizabeth Webber Graeme Rice Huba Nagy Phil Keenihan Steve Murray Tony Wright Norwood Basketball Club also created a new non-voting membership category – Playing and Coaching Life Members. This membership…

Womens 2021 Roster Finalised

The Norwood Flames Women’s Team for season 2021 have completed their roster signings. Tara Girardi, Taylor Prenzler, Jaimi Rock, Alyce Thomas and Chloe Webley have been signed to fill the remaining spots in what is shaping up to be a really competitive team. Girardi provides size inside and is a future prospect player. She works…

Georgie Garrard Signing

Georgie Garrard, has signed with the Norwood Flames, transferring from Centrals. Georgie provides leadership, as well as a strong physical presence in the paint. Her interior game is compliment by her outside shooting. The ability for her to spot up and pick and pop will be key to the flames offence this season. Also a…

Mens 2021 Roster Finalised

The men have finished off their roster with the final spots in the NBL1 squad going to: Luca Barei, Ryan Girardi, Ayden Janssan, Kaman Majok, Jordan Wilson, Nate Deer, Luke Perry, Daniel Barker and Shaun Pontifex! With these final signings, the Flames have created a balanced roster of youth and experience, size and strength and…

NBL1 OG Signings

Norwood is nostalgically announcing the re-signing of our 3 OG’s: Matt Lycett, Daniel Webber & Andrew Webber! Andrew has clocked over 350 games for the red and blue, Daniel more than 250 and Matt Lycett enters his 9th official year on the roster. Unfortunately, Andrew suffered a season-ending ACL injury, but will still be involved…

NBL1 Women’s Player Signings

Norwood is pleased to announce the following players have re-signed for the NBL1 Central 2021 Season for our Women’s Team; Georgia Thomson, Aimee Herriman,  Paige Keenihan and Chelsea Apacible. Thomson said: “I am proud to represent Norwood in the upcoming season. We have been putting in the hard work and I am keen to see…

Indigenous Basketball Australia – Free Basketball Clinics

Patty Mills and Indigenous Basketball Australia are looking for talented and passionate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children to represent their region in the Indigenous Community Basketball League (ICBL). This is a free program, and includes: FREE food on game days FREE sports kit with basketball and team jersey FREE inspiration and motivation sessions Trainings will be held…

Notice of 2017 AGM

Notice to Members of 2017 Annual General Meeting Date and Time:      Saturday 24th February 2018 at 1.30PM Venue:                   The ARC Campbelltown, 531 Lower North East Road Campbelltown SA 5074 Preamble The 2017 Annual General Meeting of the Norwood Basketball Club Inc is scheduled to be held at The ARC Campbelltown, 531 Lower North…

2018 Norwood Easter Classic Tournament

The 2018 ADELAIDE EASTER CLASSIC BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT will be held from 30th March to April 2nd, 2018 at various Adelaide stadiums. This tournament is fully endorsed by Basketball SA as South Australia’s traditional Easter tournament. [button color=”#ee3124″ size=”large” src=”https://www.norwoodbasketball.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/Norwood-Easter-Classic-2018-Information-Pack.pdf”]CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD 2018 INFORMATION PACK[/button] The Adelaide Easter Classic is for Girls & Boys, U12…

2017 Norwood Club Dinner

  Dear Member of the Norwood Basketball Club Family, We would like formally invite you to the Norwood Basketball Club Annual Dinner for 2017 – the first to ever be held at our new home, The ARC Campbelltown. This is a wonderful night for ALL Norwood Basketball Club members, players, friends and family members (18+)…

April Holiday Camp

Want to become a better shooter? Specialist Shooting Coach Phil Shelley is coming to Adelaide! Register below by the 15th of April, spaces are limited so get in fast! Coach to player ratio will be 1:8 at the most, so a maximum amount of feedback will be provided to get you scoring more buckets! Shoot’n…

Scoretable Workshop

On Sunday 27th September 3-5pm at the Arena (upstairs in Restaurant) BasketballSA will be conducting an entry level Score Table course.  This is specifically designed for those wishing to assist on score table in Junior competitions.  It covers the basics of how to complete a score sheet, how to operate the game clock and basic signals…

The Norwood Dinner 2015

[column col=”3/4″] The 2015 Norwood Dinner is being held on Saturday 5th September at the Carrington Function Centre (formerly known as the Italian Club). Please arrive at 6:30pm for a 7:00pm start. The cost is $90 per person which INCLUDES a 3 course meal and a generous 5 hour drinks package. $5 spirits can also be purchased…

Coaching Application 2015-16

Please fill out the form below to apply for Norwood Flames coaching positions in the 2015/16 Summer and Winter seasons. Division 1 Coaches will be notified of their appointment by Friday the 24th of July and will need to attend the external trials on the 25th of July. All other divisions will be appointed no…

July Holiday Camp 2015

Once again we are conducting a holiday basketball camp during the July school holidays to assist in development of our players skills and fundamentals. Run by Norwood’s coaching director Willie Jennette, this camp will also go through offensive and defensive structures that are used in the NITP State program. Coaches will include NITP Coaches, current…

Norwood External Trials

[button color=”#FFFFFF” background=”#FF0000″ size=”medium” src=”https://www.norwoodbasketball.com.au/norwood-external-trials-registration”]Click here to register for the trials[/button]  All players that attend trials will be offered a position in either Norwood Flames or Norwood League teams Please note, these trials are for players that are not currently playing in the Basketball SA District Competition 2016 trials will be held on the 25th…

Stats Personnel Wanted

Be part of the action this Premier League season! Want to get free entry to home games, court side seats and a free drink at half time? Then become a part of the stats bench for the 2015 Premier League Season. The schedule of home games are here: http://bit.ly/1Ak1sz8 and there are pre-season games this weekend (21st/22nd Feb)…

Holiday Camps

Norwood has organised NBA shooting coach David Nurse to conduct 2 camps in the Summer Holidays. This is a great opportunity for all Norwood players to improve their offensive game. Please see the attached flyer for more details. Train with David Nurse

New Women’s ABL Coaches Announced

The Norwood Basketball Club Management Committee is pleased to announce that Jess Foley has been appointed the ABA Women’s Playing Coach, with Vicki Valk as her Assistant Coach! Jess will assume full responsibility for the Senior Women’s program in its entirety, including our U23 Youth League. Jess Foley Jess is a long-term Norwood Player, and…

Summer Squads 2014-15

Norwood Flames Boys Squads 2014-15 Norwood Flames Girls Squads 2014-15 Please click the links above for the squad lists. Please contact the relevant coach by Monday the 29th of September to get your training times. If you have any questions about your squads, please contact Willie Jennette on 0408 354 841 If you are not…

Position Available: CABL Women’s Head Coach

The Norwood Basketball Club (The Flames) was established in 1946, and is affiliated with Basketball Adelaide and Basketball South Australia and participates in all competitions under their auspices. This includes the Central Australian Basketball League (“CABL”), the premier basketball competition for South Australia’s elite men’s and women’s teams. The Club seeks to appoint a Head…

CABL Finals Week 2

The Norwood Flames Men defeated Centrals on Saturday night to advance to the Qualifying final this Saturday against the Woodville Warriors, 8.15pm at St Clair. After a week off, the Lady Flames are ready to take on Sturt this Saturday night, 6.30pm at MARS. We hope to see as many as possible at MARS, then make…

Norwood Internal Trials

The Norwood Basketball Club will be holding internal trials this season, and from this players will be placed into squads for next season. A second trial date may be appointed for September. All Current players and players invited from external trials must attend this day. If you cannot make it, please contact Willie Jennette on…