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PL
Earlier this year

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Premier League - imports and movement

Have heard a lot about other leagues on this forum. What's happening in Premier League?

I heard North have Starling. West have a couple of imports. Who else have teams signed? What other movement has there been? Will clubs be utilising two imports?

And most importantly - who is looking like title contenders?

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PL
Earlier this year
11:10 11 Jan 17

Reply #617803

re: Premier League - imports and movement

Are any of the 36ers or 36ers Development guys playing?


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> Football
Earlier this year
15:44 11 Jan 17

Reply #617840

re: Premier League - imports and movement

Woodville Men
Myles someone is a guard from Eastern, I think?
Chris Clausen & Daniel Carlin from central plus they have Scott Whitmore coaching also

Woodville ladies, I hope Deanna Troia returns, that's for sure.


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Anonymous
Earlier this year
16:01 11 Jan 17

Reply #617843

re: Premier League - imports and movement

I thought Woodville also had two imports but no names.

Woodville might be a stacked team if that is the case. Not sure who else will be that strong


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Anonymous
Earlier this year
16:26 11 Jan 17

Reply #617849

re: Premier League - imports and movement

Per the Warriors Facebook page. Seems like he's from a div 3 college. Had ok numbers but can't find any highlights.

Any other clubs announced imports or whispers about who they might be?

The men's team are pleased to announce the signing of new American Import Jason Luhnow.

Jason is a graduate of Lewis & Clark University, Portland Oregon and currently resides in Lake Oswego, Oregon.

Jason is a combo guard standing at 6’2

He will be arriving in Adelaide on January 18th.

"Jason comes highly recommended from numerous sources we have in Portland, he is a strong rebounding combo guard that can shoot from distance, we have been in conversation with Jason for sometime and we are please to get him to Australia so early in our pre season. I looked at about 7-8 guards and Jason ticked all of the boxes. For me it wasn’t about trying to find another Nelson Kirksey (very hard to do) it was about recruiting a player that fills the gap we have in our squad. We think we have done that with Jason"

Scott Whitmore, Head Coach

Jason will be the second player from Lewis & Clark to play for Scott, Josh Kollasch played under Scott in 2011 while at Centrals.

Jason will join four other new warriors for 2017, Daniel Carlin, Chris Clausen, Myles Thiele and Luke Frost.

Welcome to the Warriors Jason we look forward to your arrival and input to our Mens team!

#wdbc #bleedgreen #premierleague #warriors #ballers #basketball #basketballsa


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> Football
Earlier this year
10:44 12 Jan 17

Reply #617932

re: Premier League - imports and movement

North men:
Tom Rowe retired (captain)

Luke Mapunda is back from early retirement to run with Alex Starling & the returning Aric Miller as the two imports.

John Wernham is back from previous Rockets stint.

Darcy Aistrope has been recruited from Eastern

No doubt, they will make the playoffs

Thoughts?


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Anonymous
Earlier this year
11:17 12 Jan 17

Reply #617936

re: Premier League - imports and movement

North might be OK this year especially with another year of experience with their younger brigade.


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Anonymous
Earlier this year
13:51 12 Jan 17

Reply #617952

re: Premier League - imports and movement

Will southern be 1 hit wonders? Or will they be competitive again?


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> Football
Earlier this year
15:02 12 Jan 17

Reply #617960

re: Premier League - imports and movement

Flames ladies :

Foley has retired
Jess is playing post WNBL season
Mahoney undecided

New recruits are Mackay sisters, Shannon & Kelsey

Watch out !!!!


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Anonymous
Earlier this year
16:12 12 Jan 17

Reply #617968

re: Premier League - imports and movement

Also for North is Starling playing footy? Surely that has to efffect his performance?

Without him Southern do look to be 1 hit wonders.


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Brunson
Earlier this year
22:45 12 Jan 17

Reply #618065

re: Premier League - imports and movement

There is now a Premier League on facebook

https://www.facebook.com/basketballpremierleague/?fref=ts

It will talk about all the official signings so far.

North mens look like the favourites so far but it is still too early.

Tigers men will be rebuilding with the loss of Starling and probably Creek however they have done some innovative work getting Robert Linton from interstate. They will get a few more players and still be competitive. They also have a great coach.

No mention of Sixer players but I would say Creek would probably have a rest in the off season but that guy is a machine so he will probably take part in the season. Usually Sixers players wait to see how the NBL season pans out and then decide if they will stick around, so I doubt none of them will commit to anything this soon.


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Anonymous
Earlier this year
22:48 12 Jan 17

Reply #618067

re: Premier League - imports and movement

Who is Robert Linton? I'm hearing Sam Johns might leave too.

They'd want to have a good import lined up to replace Starling if they want to stay competitive.


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> Football
Earlier this year
16:02 13 Jan 17

Reply #618142

re: Premier League - imports and movement

Central have advertised for a head coach of the ladies team, no announcement yet.
South in the same boat


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Anonymous
Earlier this year
17:56 13 Jan 17

Reply #618181

re: Premier League - imports and movement

South have announced Chas McCormick as their head coach. Not sure if they have any players though. Might be scraping the bottom of the barrel.

Womens could be a case of haves & have nots.

Hearing Elsworthy to Sturt. McKays already announced to Flames. Why is everyone leaving North?

Have also heard Skinner to Tigers & Ally Wilson to play for Mavs.


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Anonymous
Earlier this year
06:40 15 Jan 17

Reply #618650

re: Premier League - imports and movement

Forestville have lost Doyle & Gerlach. Is Rios returning? Have heard they have another import but not sure if it's on top of Rios or instead of.

Sounds like teams have mostly gone for two imports.

If Norwood have Lycett & Holmes with 2 imports & KB coaching lookout.


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Anon
Earlier this year
07:27 15 Jan 17

Reply #618651

re: Premier League - imports and movement

Where's Doyle and Gerlach going ?


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Anonymous
Earlier this year
07:30 15 Jan 17

Reply #618652

re: Premier League - imports and movement

Doyle is a SEABL team. I want to say Bendigo or Ballarat.

Girls have lost to old age/retirement.


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Anonymous
Earlier this year
07:30 15 Jan 17

Reply #618653

re: Premier League - imports and movement

Gerlach I mean, not girls.


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Anon
Earlier this year
07:36 15 Jan 17

Reply #618655

re: Premier League - imports and movement

Thanks. Big loss. FV need to consider the trade off for one family being the pride of the club over the entire community with so many players that have left particularly junior girls. It is startig to show at Premier level.


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Anonymous
Earlier this year
07:59 15 Jan 17

Reply #618656

re: Premier League - imports and movement

How will the Forestville girls look?


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> Football
Earlier this year
06:50 17 Jan 17

Reply #619076

re: Premier League - imports and movement

Andy will need to recruit Brad Newley


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Anonymous
Earlier this year
10:20 17 Jan 17

Reply #619089

re: Premier League - imports and movement

Surely Majok Deng will play for them? Him, Rios & an import would still see them top 5.


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Anonymous
Earlier this year
15:58 23 Jan 17

Reply #620673

re: Premier League - imports and movement

Plus Drmic & Deng to F/ville + import/s?

I think if Andy can't win with that team he will be following his wife out the door.

The bar must now be generating lots of money!!


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Anonymous
Earlier this year
18:57 23 Jan 17

Reply #620692

re: Premier League - imports and movement

Am hearing Drmic to Norwood.

Jo Hill out of retirement. Seems like North are good at unretiring!


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Anonymous
Earlier this year
19:40 8 Feb 17

Reply #623437

re: Premier League - imports and movement

I guess the Premier League is not the topic on the tip of everyone's tongues right now but any more news on player movement or recruitment


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anon
Earlier this year
16:35 27 Feb 17

Reply #628977

re: Premier League - imports and movement

Miller back for North will be good after he was picked for the NBA 3 on 3 comp, he has a better shot and looks quicker - couple him and Starling... looks good.

Linton is good, has played in the SEABL and is pretty strong - Creek will play again, he doesnt know how to sit still.



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johnny
Two months ago
11:26 2 Mar 17

Reply #629505

re: Premier League - imports and movement

"southern look to be 1 hit wonders"
Sign drmic


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Anonymous
Two months ago
12:10 2 Mar 17

Reply #629514

re: Premier League - imports and movement

Creeks inprovement under Southern coaching is a draw for many players I would think.. Reserve men took out the GF showing similar improvments overall.


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Anonymous
Two months ago
13:32 2 Mar 17

Reply #629530

re: Premier League - imports and movement

Southern certainties - seems like two good NBL players plus a SEABL player plus good young group. All that is missing from the puzzle is COTY


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macsam
Two months ago
16:33 2 Mar 17

Reply #629570

re: Premier League - imports and movement

Southern get import
Mike Nwelue

Interesting signing


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Dave
Two months ago
16:46 2 Mar 17

Reply #629577

re: Premier League - imports and movement

Seems like he would go alright in the ABA. Has some ups.


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PL
Two months ago
23:12 2 Mar 17

Reply #629625

re: Premier League - imports and movement

Southern again the team making the big splashes with announcements!

What is this import supposed to be like? Maybe looks a bit on the small side to play as a big in PL?

Not sure I'd have Tigers favourites. Miller & Starling have won MVP & Wollacotts. Surely they'd be as good or better than Creek & Drmic? Plus Mapunda is back & they recruited well with Aistrope.

Other teams with two imports will go well. West a chance to cause waves. Forestville unknown. Norwood will surely have 2 great imports plus good coaching & good Aussie core.

Great job Southern generating interest around the league. But I think it's premature putting them as favourites.

Are there any pre season games coming up over the next couple weeks?


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Big J
Two months ago
23:58 2 Mar 17

Reply #629631

re: Premier League - imports and movement

Mike Nwelue Is a 3 man but looking at previous stats doesn't mind bagging if need, looks pretty athletic I know there was a few big V teams interested so good to see him get a gig out here.
His high lights aren't bad, good luck on the season


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Anonymous
Two months ago
12:23 6 Mar 17

Reply #630023

re: Premier League - imports and movement

So what ended up happening in Waikerie & Millicent over the weekend? How did the new imports look? Any reviews or reports from the tournaments?


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