It has been a well-travelled basketball road for recently signed North Gold Coast Seahawks women’s player Kayla Kiriau. Kiriau, 24, brings a wealth of international experience to the Seahawks program which will play in the Queensland Basketball League (QBL) for the first time in 2018. The athletic point guard will aim to make an impact in the league once again, after a successful rookie campaign in 2017 with the Gladstone Port City Power.
South West Metro are proud to announce their coaches for the 2018 QBL Season, Mick Downer for the Men’s team and Jason Chainey for the Women’s team!
The burning desire to repeat as QBL champions has drawn veteran sharp shooter Peter “PC” Crawford back for another season with the Beehive-QSolutions Heat in 2018.
As the Southern Districts Spartans continue preparations to defend their Women’s team championship and put a revamped Men’s team roster on the floor to challenge for the 2018 QBL title, the release of the 2018 QBL Official Draw has enabled club supporters and theSpartans family to already circle a number of must watch games in the calendar.
Townsville Heat (90) v Mackay Meteors (74)
Both teams jumped out of the blocks in Game 3, with Mackay taking a narrow 26-25 lead into the first break. Chris Cedar led the charge for the Metoers with 18 in the first. The second quarter saw many lead changes and Peter Crawford was able to hit a big 3 just before the major break to give Townsville a 49-47 lead.