2017 DBA NEWS

MEET THE GOANNAS: THE QUIET ACHIEVERS OF AUSSIE BASKETBALL
The Pick and Roll

“With everything we’ve been through in the last four years, all the ups and downs, I know these guys are going to be with me for the rest of my life”

 

JORDAN WOOLMER IS MUDGEE SPORTS COUNCIL SPORTSPERSON OF THE YEAR
Mudgee Guardian

"Basketballer Jordan Woolmer was named Mudgee Sports Council 2015 Sportsperson of the Year at the awards presentation on Friday evening."

 

OP MAKING HIS MARK FOR HIS COUNTRY
Old Paradians Association

"Mark ably captained the Deaf Basketball team to a top ten finish at the 2015 World Deaf Basketball Championships and also to gold medal status at the Asia Pacific Deaf Games.”


KILSYTH COACH BRENT REID SETS THE TONE FOR DEAF SPORT
Lilydale & Yarra Valley Leader

“As the coach of the Australian Goannas Deaf Basketball team, Mr Reid came in to his position through chance but has since grasped his opportunity, embraced the deaf community and helped Australia achieve international sporting success.”


YOUTH LEAGUE MEN VS THE GOANNAS
Sherbrooke Suns Basketball Club

“Come see the Australia’s National Deaf Team "The GOANNAS" play Sherbrooke Suns Youth League at Belgrave Heights Christian School.”


DEAF BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA TEAM AIMS TO CEMENT REPUTATION AT TURKISH GAMES
Whittlesea Leader

“Australian Basketballer Mark Bilyj is paving the way for the next generation of hearing impaired athletes across the country.” 


ALTONA GOLD MEDALIST LOBBIES FOR DEAF ATHLETES
Hobsons Bay Leader

“Altona’s Shane Crick who recently won a gold medal as part of the Australian Mens Deaf Basketball Team, is lobbying for more support to enable deaf athletes to compete internationally.”