Anonymous
Two years ago

Ranking The Wildcats Championships

My personal list:

1995 - Losing the first game at home, the sweetest of wins and massive redemption after the utter heartbreak of 1993. Being there was one of the greatest days of my life after one of the lowest in 1993

2010 - First and last championship at challenge. Immensely fun season and Grand Final series

2014 - First championship at Perth Arena. Another great season and Grand Final series

2016 - Sweet revenge vs the Breakers after falling short in 2012 and 2013 losing Martin in the 2013 semis was a killer blow

1990 - Inaugural cup

2000 - Completely unexpected title in 2 games

1991 - Back to back baby

2017 - Cotton's massive game 3 punctuated a series dominated by the Cats

2019 - Yep we won





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Perthworld  
Two years ago

1995 no doubt after the pain of '93.
1990
1991
2000
2014/2016/2017/2019 - because it became a regular occurrence
Daylight
2010 - weakest NBL season ever - even though I went on the road for this GF series it was meh - 2010 Hawks were the worst GF team of all time

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Lol you guys love making lists

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

1990 because it was the first, it was on the road after finishing fifth, the championship parade and taking day off school for the parade all a big deal as a 12yo.
Grace and Crawford were superstars.

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Jack Toft  
Two years ago

Sorry, I thought this was ranking the floppiest of the Floppycats...

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Violet Crumble  
Two years ago

As an outsider, I always loved the '95 team - Grace, Vlahov, Crawford, Fisher, with great support from young up-and-comers in Stewart, Catalini, and Trahair. Just a good, tough, old-fashioned finals series with the Giants (whom I seem to recall may have been breaching the salary cap in retrospect, but my memory is hazy). It probably also helped being long before the irrational hate of Perth that developed in the 2010s, because that ‘95 team was just so damn likeable. And they earned the right to be smashed by a Hakeem-less Rockets team, potentially still hungover (at least in spirit)?

I can't really comment on the later championships. Unlike the old days, if my team wasn’t in the playoffs, I didn’t tend to watch the finals that involved NZ or Perth, apart from the year that Perth had Ennis, because he was just such a force of nature and exciting to watch.

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Fun fact Perth have more titles than Adelaide, Brisbane, Cairns and Illawarra combined.
I won't throw Phoenix in as it's early in their first year.

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AngusH  
Two years ago

Fun Fact: Kings have 3x as many titles as the Launceston Casino City Tigers.

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AussiePride  
Two years ago

But Launceston had a 33% hit rate. Only 3 seasons in the league.

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

That reminds me, now that the Tigers are defunt,
Do yo think we can get back the 1993 Championship they stole?

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