anon nbl east
Last month

NBL1 East - Waratah League

Anyone hear any updates in regards to this, will be the last state to join in some teams are saying its a go for 2021 others been quiet.

What is the hold up?

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Anonymous  
Last month

Comets not joining afaik

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anon nbl east  
Last month

That's interesting, seemed like the Comets team basically moved to Inner West Bulls when they pulled out of the Waratah League, any ideas which teams might be in

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anonnsw  
Last month

Hearing Basketball NSW want to try to milk the Waratah League etc for as long as possible, so are not playing ball well with NBL1

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anonnn  
Last month

Saw Comets put up trials for Waratah One Men - does it mean there will be NBL1/W1/W2 format - is there even enough teams to do it that way

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Anonymous  
Last month

The standard of the Waratah League is very poor. It should be transitioned to NBL1 as soon as possible.

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Anonymous  
Last month

Just changing doesn't change the product.

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Anonymous  
Last month

Clubs don't want to/can't afford the 250% increase in cost in what is an amateur league.

The governing body couldn't be bothered to meat with an internationally recognised brand to sponsor the league,

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Anonymous  
Last month

More to it than simple name change,

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Anonymous  
Last month

Nsw basketball charge exorbitant fees to all clubs for competitions, the clubs are behind the eight ball for money.

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Anon  
Last month

The issue is definitely BNSW using the NBL1 brand as an excuse to bump up fees significantly without providing any additional value or providing any justification.

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anon1  
Last month

Does anyone believe some of the more wealthier clubs such as Norths, Manly and so on will pay up and get the ball rolling with it looking like to start in 2021, this way there would be 8 teams to start and can slowly add on as teams debate the costs or argue the costs and re-negotiate better deals

NBL1:
- Manly
- Maitland
- Central Coast
- Newcastle
- Norths
- Canberra
- CoE
- Hills

50/50
- Inner West
- Illawarra

Most likely no
- Sydney
- Penrith
- Hornsby
and so on

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anon1  
Last month

So for NBL1 the governing body is supposed to get a major sponsor to subsidize the costs for the league or is it purely BNSW wanting more money and are not bothering with the sponsor aspect of things

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anon1  
Last month

What are the chances of the Waratah League teams going rogue and starting their own league away from BNSW

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anon12  
Last month

There is rumbles that we could be seeing some teams from NSW looking to enter into NBL1 South or NZ NBL next season

Rumors are:

Norths and Canberra looking into it as the NBL1 talks with NSW has stalled for time being

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Anonymous  
Last month

Parramatta basketball hasn't been part BNSW for years and has to be the wealthiest club out there. They only run local competitions as they are not allowed in any bnsw comps for obvious reasons. Any kid that goes through there and they think is good enough for reps are encouraged to find another club that pay bnsw money to have rep programs. Most clubs that pay bnsw struggle to make any money.

You can call the Waratah league anything you like there is no money to turn it semi professional. Just on a side note the kings train out of parramatta stadium at auburn.

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Anonymous  
Last month

When sports insurance/public liability averages out at less than $12 per person... no wonder Parramatta is making more money than any BNSW affiliated club.

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anon nbl1  
Last month

anyone have any updates with this, seems to be a mixed bag of responses from clubs around the league

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anon nbl1  
Last month

some saying no move to NBL1 others saying it will happen

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anon nbl1  
Last month

some saying no move to NBL1 others saying it will happen

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Anonymous  
Last month

As usual basketball nsw want more money from the clubs, I can't see it happening. The only club with lots of money is parramatta basketball and they don’t belong to basketball nsw. It’s the kings training base.

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Anonymous  
Last month

Basketball nsw, absolute muppets...

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Anonymous  
Last month

Have been for decades.

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Anonymous  
Last month

Who's in charge of basketball nsw?

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anonnbl1  
Earlier this week

anyone have updates,
NBL1 GM has informed that the ball is in Basketball NSW court to proceed into the NBL1 and BNSW are keeping quiet on the topic to anyone asking questions

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anonnbl1  
Earlier this week

This might be a case of BNSW being greedy

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anonnbl1  
Earlier this week

If they were able to overcome sponsorship deal issues with QLD and WA which seemed to be a big stumbling block why is BNSW creating their own hurdles for no reason i.e. tripling the entry fee if the switch is made to NBL1

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Anonymous  
Earlier this week

Bnsw being greedy, that's what there good at. Nothing else matters.

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