Norwood Friday Update 28 June 2013

Norwood Winter Hoops Clinic

July Basketball Clinics all day Monday 15 and Tuesday 16 July. Book now, limited places available.

On court sessions with Dr Grant Tomkinson, Junior Development and Coaching Director Michael Rogers, Senior Mens ABL player Ed Millard and many more, with off court sessions on Nutrition with Dr Alison Hill, and Physiotherapist Shane Burgess on injury prevention.

To book and guarantee your place email Michael Rogers at coach@norwoodbasketball.com.au or call 0422 000 000. Cost for the clinic is $120. Under 12 to under 18 players, all divisions welcome.

This is a fantastic opportunity to learn from leading basketball experts!  An opportunity not to be missed.

CABL Women:

Woodville Warriors (3-8, 7th) v Norwood Flames (11-0, 1st) Saturday June 29, 6.30pm at St Clair

Officials: A Just & I Domeika

After a couple of near-misses, the Woodville Warriors have a daunting task ahead of them as they face the might of Norwood.

The Warriors have won just three of their 11 games, but their performances the last two weeks have suggested they are on the rise. They fell just four points short of a Jemma Thacker-inspired Eastern, before leading North inside the final three minutes, only to lose by nine.

However, as good as Eastern and North are, the Flames have proven to be miles ahead of everyone thus far. They beat the Mavericks, minus superstar Tess Madgen, by 54 last week. No one, including Sturt and Forestville, has come within 30 of them since West lost by nine in Round 5.

Back in Round 4, the Flames cruised to an 87-52 win. Jordan Walker-Roberts and Jessica Good each scored 14 for the Flames, who had five double figure scorers. Tess Keenan likewise had 14 for the Warriors, while Jessica Koch scored 10.

CABL Men:

Woodville Warriors (9-2, 2nd) v Norwood Flames (5-6, 8th), Saturday June 29, 8.15pm at St Clair

Officials: J Clover & M Harris

There is a sense of irony ahead of Woodville’s Round 13 home clash with Norwood. The Warriors are sitting pretty with a 9-2 record, and are near certainties to play in their first finals series since 2005. The Flames are struggling in eighth at 5-6, and unless they start reversing their results, will be out of the finals picture for the first time since 2005.

However, the Flames should remain upbeat as they have not lost on a trip to Woodville since… 2005!

Will each club continue on their new paths or revert back to their old ones? This match could tell the tale.

In Round 4, the Warriors ended a 12 game total losing streak to the Flames by winning 90-74. Edward Millard (16 points) and Andrew Webber (15 points) were Norwood’s top scorers.

Aaron Wyatt scored 33 for the Warriors and Cameron Wilson had 19, although Darren Ng was held to 15. After a slow start to the year, Ng has erupted for 111 points (including 21 treys) over the last four weeks.

(Previews taken from the BSA Hang Time)

Bare Basics discount offer

This is your last chance to take advantage of the generous discount offer for Norwood Basketball Club players, members, coaches, parents and friends, from our Player Sponsor Bare Basics Lingerie, Hosiery and Sleepwear.  Simply bring this cut-out to the shop of Bare Basics just near Mars, and receive 20% off your purchase until Sunday June 30.

Shop 16, Marden Shopping Centre

9-21 Lower Portrush Road

Marden    Ph 8363 6960    Ask for Kerrie!

Hackney Hotel

The Hackney Hotel, home of Adelaide’s Best Burger and generous Norwood sponsor has a great meal deal.  Visit the Zubar and get a free Coopers with your burger.  Offer is limited, so get in quickly.

Good luck with your games this weekend!

The Norwood Basketball Club administration team regularly update the news items on the Norwood website. To get in touch with us, head over to the contact page.

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