Category: News

Filcom related news, events, happenings

Gators defeat Phoenix in Game 1 of the O-League Finals

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Player of the Game #10 Adrian Tonkovic (GATORS) avoided a block from the towering #4 Ben Artuso (PHX) and tries to beat another Phoenix defender #5 Aaron Baguley for a 2 pointer.

Team favourite GATORS has taken off the blocks and defeated Phoenix in Game 1 of the Best of 3 Series, Filcom Basketball O-League Grand Finals.  At the end of the 1st Quarter Phoenix managed to score 5 points to Gators 13.  Lead by Clinton Roy, Phoenix slowly get themselves back in the contention where 4 minutes in the final quarter the margin was only 3 points at 29:32. Gators kept their composure and finished this game with a W. Final score was Gators 43, Phoenix 32. Player of the game went to #10 Anthony Tonkovic (GATORS) with a double-double performance, 14 points, 10 rebounds, 4 steals.

Phoenix is now in their 4th consecutive campaign to try and win the elusive Filcom Basketball Open League Championship. Game 2 is this Saturday 5 November at the AIS! Can Phoenix take Game 2 to force the series to Game 3?

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GATORS vs PHOENIX in their Game 1 clash at the AIS, Sat 29 Oct 2016.

Filcom Basketball website has been given a ‘facelift’

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The Filcom Basketball website, www.filcombasketball.com.au, has been given a fresh look. Improvements have been applied based on the feedback from players. The website is a lot cleaner and access to the schedule, next games, results, standings and individual scores should be a lot easier. BIG thanks to all who provided constructive feedback! Your patience and support are very much appreciated.

More items will be added as the weeks go by which will include information on club sponsors, training section and other news/updates.

The Filcom Basketball website based on Word Press technology.  The template used is called Marquee (by Themeboy).  The league functionality used is called WordPress (also by Themeboy).

What do you think of the new look Filcom basketball website? If you want to know how to setup a league site similar to Filcom Basketball just contact us!

O-League goes on a mid-year break

After the first half of the year and 12 Rounds later, O-League takes a mid-season break for two weeks plus a week for the Queen’s Birthday long weekend.

Open League will be back to continue the 2nd half of the season on Saturday 18 June.

After Round 12, we see Gators leading the pack with an impressive record of 12-0.  This equals Phoenix’s record last season.  Will Gators continue their winning run and go 25-0 in the regular rounds?

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Player of the Month Awards

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This year in 2016, Filcom Basketball is introducing the Player of the Month Awards! We will start with the month of February where one player from O-League and one player from D-League will have the privilege to receive the award.

The selection of candidates will be based on their individual stats during the month as tracked in the iPad Stats.

So… who will be the Players of the Month for February? Stay tuned as the names will be announced soon!

Referee Training Session 1 is on Sat 5th March! Book now!

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Referee Training Session 1

Filcom Basketball is running a Referee Training for club members.

All participating teams in Filcom Basketball are required to nominate at least two players to attend referee training.

All Filcom basketball players are welcome to attend.

Referees and players who already attended previous training sessions are welcome for a refresher!

Important Details

Time: 12 noon – 1:30pm

Date: Saturday, 4th March 2016

Place: PE & Health Building, Canberra Grammar School, 40 Monaro Crescent, Red Hill.

Cost: FREE

What to bring: Just bring yourself and maybe have an early lunch. 🙂

What you will receive: Referee manual / Training Guide Brand new whistle

RSVP by: Wednesday 2 March by emailing us at lestsplay[@]filcombasketball.com.au (without the brackets!). 🙂