• Results for Secondary School Premiership Tournaments

    Results for Secondary School Premiership Tournaments

    The results for Secondary School Premiership Tournaments are being updated here, thanks to the assistance from our host Associations. 

    These tournaments are run with volunteer support and a...

  • Tall Stories wraps up for the winter

    Tall Stories wraps up for the winter


    One country, three states, three finals, four Tall Ferns but unfortunately no titles. That was the summary of the weekend’s action in Australia.

  • Tall Stories latest as our players return to club teams

    Tall Stories latest as our players return to club teams

     

    After five weeks of globetrotting on international duty most of the Tall Ferns and Tall Blacks are enjoying some time away from the game before college and club commitments commence at the end of the month.

  • Saints begin training camp for William Jones Cup

    Saints begin training camp for William Jones Cup

    The Wellington Saints Invitational team gather in Wellington today on a three day mini-camp before they travel to Taiwan to play in the prestigious William Jones Trophy.
  • Brave Tall Blacks beaten by better Boomers

    Brave Tall Blacks beaten by better Boomers

    The Tall Blacks were beaten but put in a brave showing against a world class Aussie Boomers outfit, losing the second game of the FIBA Oceania Championship in Wellington, check here for a recap of the series and a look ahead to the next option for Rio qualifying....
  • U16 Men have to settle for silver

    U16 Men have to settle for silver

    Day four of the Men’s FIBA Under 16 Oceania Championship featured the two medal games.The gold medal game featured New Zealand and Australia with the winner of the Oceania Championship progressing to the FIBA Under 17 World...
  • Opals beat Tall Ferns and qualify for Rio

    Opals beat Tall Ferns and qualify for Rio

    The 2015 FIBA Oceania Championship Olympic Qualifying Series pitched Australia, ranked 2nd in the world against New Zealand, the 22nd ranked nation. The result of game one in the series, played in Melbourne on Saturday,...
  • Spirited New Zealand U16's take silver

    Spirited New Zealand U16's take silver

    The fourth and final day of play at the Women’s FIBA Under 16 Oceania Championship featured the two medal games. At stake in the gold medal game was a place at the FIBA Under 17 World Championship to be held in Spain in...
  • New Zealand U16 Men defeat Australia

    New Zealand U16 Men defeat Australia

    New Zealand defeated Australia in the opening game of day two at the 2015 FIBA U16 Oceania Championship for men winning 81-62.
  • New Zealand U16 Men begin in style

    New Zealand U16 Men begin in style

    New Zealand dominated New Caledonia in the opening game of the 2015 FIBA U16 Oceania Championship for men winning 145-36.
  • Australia beat New Zealand U16 Women

    Australia beat New Zealand U16 Women

    Australia made a statement on day two of the Women’s FIBA Under 16 Oceania Championship beating the team they are likely to face on Monday’s final, New Zealand, 84-54 in Rotorua.
  • Tall Blacks return home with belief

    Tall Blacks return home with belief

    The Tall Blacks went down in the opening game of the FIBA Oceania Series, 71-59 in Melbourne tonight in front of a sold out Rod Laver Arena crowd but return home knowing they are in with a good shot at overturning the deficit and winning the two game series.
  • Tall Ferns beaten but not bowed

    Tall Ferns beaten but not bowed

    The Tall Ferns were beaten but not bowed in the first game in the 2015 FIBA Oceania Championship Olympic Qualifying Series losing 61-41 to the Australian Opals. The Tall Ferns put up a terrific defensive display matching the rebound effort of the taller Opals but were cold from three point...
  • New Zealand Women power past Tahiti

    New Zealand Women power past Tahiti

    New Zealand  began its Women’s FIBA Under 16 Oceania Championship in style, overcoming some early anxious moments, before powering to an emphatic 117-41 win against Tahiti in Rotorua on Friday.
  • Kereama and Tall Ferns are prepared

    Kereama and Tall Ferns are prepared

    Kennedy Kereama spoke with media twenty four hours ahead of game one of the 2015 FIBA Oceania Championship Olympic Qualifying Series series against Australia.The Tall Ferns head coach didn’t subscribe to the idea that the series would be daunting and perhaps even be a one...
  • Tall Blacks are ready for Boomer challenge

    Tall Blacks are ready for Boomer challenge

    Tall Blacks head coach Paul Henare is ready, he is calm and ready for the toughest challenge of his coaching career, certainly of his fledgling international career in charge of the national team

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  • Extra platinum & gold tickets released for ‪Tall Ferns‬ and ‪‎Tall Blacks‬ games

    Extra platinum & gold tickets released for ‪Tall Ferns‬ and ‪‎Tall Blacks‬ games

    We are pleased to advise that extra platinum and gold tickets have been released today for the Tall Ferns v Opals and Tall Blacks v Boomers! Curtain raiser games will include the FIBA U16 Oceania Championship bronze (2pm), silver and gold medal games (4:30pm)....

  • Bailey ruled out of Tall Blacks

    Bailey ruled out of Tall Blacks

    The Tall Blacks have been forced into a late change to their roster just over 12 hours from boarding a flight to Melbourne for Saturday’s opening clash in the home and away Oceania Series, with Duane Bailey ruled out of the two game series with a...

  • The Australian in the Tall Ferns camp

    The Australian in the Tall Ferns camp

    Tall Ferns assistant coach Chris Lucas has attended six world championships as a coach with various Australian teams, the most recent the Under 17 Women’s championships in the Czech Republic last year. When overlooked by the Basketball Australia appointments committee...
  • Tall Ferns name 12 to take on Australia

    Tall Ferns name 12 to take on Australia

    Following the narrow defeat to Japan, 81-73, in the final game of the Christchurch Casino International Women's Basketball Series Tall Ferns head coach Kennedy Kereama named his 12 players to face the Australian Opals.