Tex
Earlier this year

Big V

Any one know of any practice games coming up in the next few weeks?

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Probably not for a bit. Majority of teams haven't even resumed training

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Given the season starts in 6 weeks, if teams haven't started training after 10 months off they might be in trouble.

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anonymous  
Earlier this year

I would think teams will start practice games very early Feb and try to get 3-4 games in.

Interesting to see how the NBL1 teams will go as usually there are quite a few Big V/NBL1 practice games. But with the NBL1 season being later they might not be ready for games in Feb?

Any word on rosters?

I would imagine the only imports we will see are the ones that reside here?
- Standerfer
- Kaba
- Chuck Long
- Lemons
- Polk

anyone else that might come up from the lower divisions?

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anon  
Earlier this year

The first few rounds will be getting rust off

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anonymous  
Earlier this year

heard the following:

Keilor - limited numbers at practice. No tsapatolis (footy), triplett (college) who were next young ones

Chelsea - Standerfor gone, Brasser gone???

Blackburn - seem to be recruiting heavily. needed to

Hume - similar without imports. Martin back?

Sunbury - Ish gone, added Trevon Clayton

McKinnon - Coach Maybank done a runner, gone...

Casey - surely had a bunch of retirements

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Are Western Port still in state champ men?

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Yes.
Hopefully their youth league comes along next few years. Fairly veteran heavy men's team for wp

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Tips for each division winners?

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Champ Men Blackburn

Div 1 Men Warrandyte

Div 2 Men Mildura

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Champ Men - McKinnon from C'Ship to Wooden Spoon!!!!

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Scm - Casey
D1M - Sheparton
D2M - RMIT

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

McKinnon men's recently appointed head coach has now resigned due to work commitments. Not ideal with the season 6 weeks out.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

McKinnon like many are in a bit of disarray. Casey the only men's Champ team to improve their roster.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Keep hearing there are indeed quite a few teams in champ and d1m that will still have imports because they've stayed here through Covid somehow?

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

I suspect that imports that were employed on the books for other reasons than playing for longer than 12 months would have been eligible for Job Keeper

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Not sure Sth Pen realise they are in Champ Women. Signing YL and D2 players ?

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Always hard to keep female athlete engaged. You will find most associations struggling to complete female rosters. If you follow clubs on fb many chasing players as late as last week.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

There's no promotion or relegation after this season. Maybe some clubs are being smart and are seeing what happens as well as rebuilding cash reserves before wasting it on expenses like Big V.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

" Always hard to keep female athlete engaged"

Amazing how a little cash does a great job of keeping 'Male players engaged' maybe try that approach for the female players and see what happens

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anonymous  
Earlier this year

who are these rumoured players? imports?

How has Casey improved their roster?

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anonymous  
Earlier this year

Blackburn as championship favourites. Big call unless they have added about 4/5 quality players

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Casey spending big money again?

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

No promotion and relegation???? Why is this? What's the point of playing in 2021 then?

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Any update on fixtures?

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anonymous  
Earlier this year

Apparently fixtures will be released in couple weeks and will be final. No draft etc.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Doesn't the season start in like 5 weeks?

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

yep season starts in 6 weeks. no fixtures is just another case of basketball victoria's lack of ability to provide an elite service.
even local footy leagues have had fixtures out for months.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Big V isn't an elite league so why should you receive an elite service?

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Whether the league playing standard is elite is not the point. Why shouldn't we expect an elite service? They have full time staff.... I have to provide an elite service within my business or it goes somewhere else.

BV have a monopoly in the state and take advantage of it. Maybe there should be a breakaway group.

Local clubs can fixture tournaments in a couple of weeks with just as many games as the big v season

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Breakaway group :) I wish I had a $1 for every clown in every state who says we should move away from the governing body. Clueless

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

clueless, like everyone calling for Larry to take over the WNBL, which is run by BA (the governing body)....... so the NBL should go back to BA's control cause they are the governing body?
maybe BV and BA should be held accountable? but how? get on the board? means getting voted in my member clubs.... and those that dont want to rock the boat.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

One is professional sport one is community sport. When state bodies only pay 50k you get what you get.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Anyways back to talking about teams and players

Any club for sure having an import/s? And who?

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

I've seen announcements from Camberwell D1M that their import Barkeley re-signed, Naaman Hightower from Los Angeles has been announced for Western Port Champ men, NE Bushrangers also posted someone as well.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Did they stay here during COVID? if not, good luck getting in the country

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anonymous  
Earlier this year

Flights are the first issue, $10k+ for a lot of them.

Then getting a Visa, is this likely atm?

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

WOWSERS why would you waste so much money on an import in a year where there is no promtion / relegation?

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anonymous  
Earlier this year

Very interested to see why a poster above thinks Casey has improved their roster.

Assuming core Aust contingent is the same:
- Donlan (2019 stats - 18.7ppg, 3.69rb)
- McInnes (2019 stats - 10.8ppg, 2.84rb)
- Hobba (2019 stats - 10.46ppg, 5.19rb)
- Louis (2019 stats - 8.92ppg, 5.12rb, 5.12asst)
- Chapman (2019 stats - 7.58ppg)
- Macaulay (2019 stats - 5.45ppg)
- Parker (2019 stats - 3.82ppg)

Now the 2019 import combo of Lemons and Polk average combined - 35.21ppg, 17.29rb

The 2020 import combo of Lemons and Coleman had 2019 averages combined - 39.92ppg, 16.2rb

So where are the improvements coming from???
Aust Contigent - I see Donlan could increase numbers with more opportunities and potentially Parker being a younger guy.
The rest are 18months older and at best I think they will perform to 2019 numbers. Likely they will drop.

Imports - unless they have bought imports across they are having to cover at least 35ppg and 16rb. (plus defense, go to guy etc)

I doubt that they have added Aussie players to cover the imports and decline in some of ageing players.

No doubt will be a contender but they aren't better than 2020 or 2019.

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anonymous  
Earlier this year

Is Chris Patton at Blackburn this year?

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

^ Nope

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anonymous  
Earlier this year

If that is true (No Patton) then don't see how Blackburn could have added enough players to make them contenders. Assuming no imports.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Jon Patton might make a come back as the footy career is over.

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eastanon  
Earlier this year

seems a fair few of the Big V imports are going to the NBL1 West

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eastanon  
Earlier this year

my question is if there are imports that stayed behind wouldn't their visas expire or how long does these visas last for?

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Partner visas, bridging visas. Some require you to actually remain in Aus while they process it.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Which imports have gone west from BigV?

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anonymous  
Earlier this year

Any word on Corey Standerfer? Is he still at Chelsea or moved on?

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Any word on Eric Miraflores?
Where is he playing now?

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

How many singlets does Eric own??? ^

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Orlando Johnson could be available very soon, certainly not an nbl player.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Eric is a free agent again I'm hearing

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Would any Association be brave enough to give Eric a multi year deal?

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Risky enough planning for him being there a full season.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

I hear he is at Chelsea

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Any Practice games over the weekend?

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anonymous  
Earlier this year

Hume men and YL played Longhorns

Hume YL won by approx 10

Undermanned Hume men won by about 30.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Who are Longhorns?

Just fantastic to hear some games are starting back!

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anonymous  
Earlier this year

essentially a Sudanese team from Sunshine. Think they compete in competitions in Western Suburbs and juniors in AAU tourneys

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Can read about Longhornshere: https://www.longhornsbasketballclub.com/

They don't have a singular focus on Basketball, but on using basketball develop young people to have life skills such as leadership and teamwork, keep kids off the street and emphasizes on the importance of Education in their lives.

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anonymous  
Earlier this year

From very limited news, these are my predictions for CM:

1) Casey
2) Hume
3) Chelsea
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4) Blackburn
5) Keilor
6) Western Port
7) Hawthorn
8) McKinnon
9) Sunbury
10) Wyndham

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

TTT

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

My tips for comp winners
Casey or Chelsea in champ
Warrandyte or Warnambool for D1men
Craigieburn or North East for D2men

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Why would any association want to give eric a multi-year deal at this point?
Warrnambool and North East are bold tips but I like the others ^^^

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

McKinnon a bit high?? ^^^^

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

How is 8th too high for the reigning champs?

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

What was the result of Westernport Scm vs Mornington D2m

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anonymous  
Earlier this year

McKinnon have lost its big 3 (Stith, Tomata, Williams) which were probably at least 80% of everything they did, if not more. Without bringing in new imports this is huge.
Then they have lost their coach in Maybank, and from reports, then lost their newly appointed coach.
Therefore a ranking of 8th may be too high.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

833518 You are unaware or have forgotten that the McKinnon bench players comfortably defeated a full Kielor team including Imports in the last season (4 starters did not play). They have retained virtually all of them. There is no way they will finish as low as 8th. Have you seen how much talent most of the other mens champ teams have lost? There will not be many imports in any teams.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Mornington beat western port apparently.
That's not a good sign

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

YIKES! Morno are not even that good this year probs about middle of the pack in D2


Looooooooooooooooooooooong year ahead for Westernpot

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anonymous  
Earlier this year

Yeah I remember the last game of season that McKinnon bench beat Keilor.

Remembering Keilor didn't have Kaba, Bellman or Spencer who were a big part of their rotation and they were essentially done by that stage.

Great win for McKinnon.

But expecting Parkinson, Geer, Malvaso, Wilson to get 101pts, 29rbds, 15asst (Geer had a triple double) week in week out is a big ask.

Hopefully they can and they will be a contender this year.

I just don't see it.

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Tex  
Earlier this year

By the sounds of it at least they will beat WP

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Whats Keilor like this year?

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Anyone know the outcome of MCK v Waverly on Saturday?

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

McK lost by less than 20 I think. Waverley went very hard playing their top 5 a lot, McK ran a big group with a lot of Youth guys backing up after they just beat Waverley VYCM by 20+. McK SCW beat Waverley NBL1 women by 1. Wavery VYCW beat McK youth 1.

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panthers  
Earlier this year

wallan will be the suprise of d2 and a sleper to win it all!! coming down to them altona and mildura for the championship

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anonymous  
Earlier this year

Keilor lost to Hume over weekend by double digits.

Both teams looked rusty. Not sure if either has more players to add in.

Sist at Keilor, so interesting to see who Hawthorn have.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

That's a great result by McKinnon.

Everyone is counting them out but the will surprise plenty of people and most likely make playoffs

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Who have Wallan picked up?

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anonymous  
Earlier this year

anyone at the practice games that can provide updates on rosters?

Seems no clubs are doing their normal announcement of team rosters.

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panthers  
Earlier this year

Big 3 of Sharif Bray, Leigh Saffin and Dominic Bruno will circles around their opposition. To much speed and shooting

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Panther power!

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

"big 3" isnt Dom Bruno 2"4'?

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Don Bruno will put up big numbers in D2. Level fits him perfect, too selfish yet not good enough to help win any games at d1, proved that over last few seasons.

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anonymous  
Earlier this year

mentions above of Miraflores having multiple jerseys. Bruno must have collected a few by now also

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anonymous  
Earlier this year

Be very careful in trying to draw conclusions about future form from practice games. Coaches care very little about winning or losing in these pre season games.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Bruno and Saffin in the same team, yikes !!
They will be competing to lead the league for the most ill advised shots taken.....

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anonymous  
Earlier this year

I don't think the results of pre-season games will relate to the season proper, but the rosters will.

Likely that a lot of teams are still finalising rosters and working out who will actually play

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Hawthorn no imports, Sist, Barry or Bogart-King. Had to cancel a practice game due to lack of players

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panthers  
Earlier this year

bruno is head and shoulders above d2, him, saffin and the import are unmatched as a backcourt trio compared to anyone else. mildura has henry but not the speed to match

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Head and shoulders? That why he put up junk empty numbers on the worst teams in their respective divisions the last couple of years?

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Mirafoores should sign at Wallan and play with Bruno and Saffin

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anonymous  
Earlier this year

Sounds like Hawthorn in for a painful season.
With their YL team going 8-14 in 2019 and losing their main 3 men (Barry, Sist, Bogart-King) plus the very limited recruiting opportunities without imports etc...

Tough year ahead.

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anonymous  
Earlier this year

Revised CM predictions:

1) Casey
2) Hume
3) Chelsea
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4) Keilor
5) Blackburn
6) McKinnon
7) Hawthorn
8) Western Port
9) Sunbury
10) Wyndham

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

You have Westernport at 8th when they lost to a div 2 rable?

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Correct me if i am wrong but i thought SCM top 4 not top 3?

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anonymous  
Earlier this year

It is actually top 5 this year, but I think the top 3 listed will separate themselves from the rest of the pack

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Mr Magoo  
Earlier this year

My thoughts
2 horse race at the top then the rest

1) Casey
2) Chelsea

3) McKinnon
4) Hume
5) Blackburn
6) Sunbury
7) Keilor
8) Wyndham
9) Hawthorn
10) Western Port

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Forgot to mention saffin is actually coaching the team as well even though they have a so called coach there.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Guarantee some players will quit at wallan. 5 guys who think they are the main man. Gorski will take more ill advised shots than all of the others that have been mentioned

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Any news coming out of Division 1 men?

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panthers  
Earlier this year

predictions: 1 wallan, 2 mildura, 3 altona 4 sherbooke 5 craigieburn 6 rmit

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big v  
Earlier this year

any news out of werribee??

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

With a name like panthers and saying wallan 1st, you'll have egg on your face if they don't win it all.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

updated SCM predictions

1) Wallan

Daylight

2) Casey
3) Chelsea

Daylight

4) The rest

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Southern Peninsula D1M playing Sherbrooke D2M tonight

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anonymous  
Earlier this year

Brasser at Southern Pen right?

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Sth Pen will win by 50, Sherbrooke are trash

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Southern Penn have kids from their U18's team playing and they're still struggling through VJBL qualification.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

And Sherbrooke would struggle in C grade domestic

Sounds like a great game tonight

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

What are people hearing regarding numbers?
All clubs struggling for numbers for their senior teams?
How are youth squads struggling for numbers also?

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anonymous  
Earlier this year

Definitely will be a lot more YL players in senior teams this year.

Apart from 95% of teams not having imports, there seems to be a number of players that have moved to NBL1 teams as well.

I think will can be a positive to give more opportunity to younger players or players that have been in that 7-10 position the last couple years.

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panthers  
Earlier this year

I just don't see who around the league will keep up with them. Who do you think are the favorites in D2 outside of wallan and mildura? possibly altona? the goal is to score the most points and that is what wallan does best

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Warrandyte, Camberwell, Sth Pen will be teams to beat in D1M

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Warrandyte and keysborough if they return their core group. Southern pen will struggle playing against men. D2 where you can rely on an import and some hired guns to d1 is a big jump.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Have Keysy replaced Enge? If not they will struggle

Camberwells import is a jet

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

CW
Sunbury
McKinnon
Bulleen
Hume
Casey
Keilor
Whittlesea
Hawthorn
Wyndham

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anonymous  
Earlier this year

Wouldn't Bulleen CW be title favourites with Tomlinson, Gaze, and Cole... You could surround that 3 with juniors and still be dominant

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Bulleens champ womens team would hold its own in this years NBL1 south womens comp

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Maybe swap McKinnon and Sunbury

Sunbury - Barnes, Beckly, Oreilly
McKinnon - Anstey, Toddhunter,Fadljevic, Cunningham

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BB  
Earlier this year

Predictions 2021
Top 2 Teams
SCM - Casey and Chelsea (significantly weaker competition this year)
SCW - McKinnon and Bulleen (depending how many games Bec Cole plays)
D1M - Geelong/Corio and Warrandyte
D1W - Bellarine and Camberwell
D2M - Whittlesea and Wallan
D2W - Wallan and Altona

Bottom Teams
SCM- Hawthorn/Wyndham
SCW- Whittlesea/Hawthorn/Wyndham
D1M- Melbourne Uni/Coburg
D1W- Melbourne Uni/Western Port
D2M- Melton/Mornington
D2W- RMIT/Mornington

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

#063 - you forgot SP.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Sp women will be so far back this year I think it's probably easier to not worry about bringing them up in ladder discussions

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Hoopie  
Earlier this year

Besides Hawthorn, we're there any other associations that all but went bust during 2020?

How closely do your suggested placings reflect what you know about the financial health of the various associations?

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

I think after this year how quickly some clubs rebound will show who was well managed/poorly managed pre covid.
Good clubs will bounce back, ones that don't recover will be blaming covid years down the track.

Will still be a lot of smoke to clear before we see

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X  
Earlier this year

My top 2 in each division
SCM - Casey, Chelsea
SCW - Bulleen, Sunbury
D1M - Corio, Shepparton
D1W - Bellarine, Warnambool
D2M - Wallan, Mornginton
D2W - Wallan, Altona

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Dirk  
Earlier this year

Champ Men - Casey, Chelsea
Champ Women - Bulleen, McKinnon
D1M - Camberwell, Warrandyte
D1W - Bellarine, Mildura
D2M - Mildura, RMIT
D2W - Corio, RMIT

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Everyone seems to have Casey and Chelsea as the only ones in with a chance SCM

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anon nbl  
Earlier this year

For Big V who big is the gap between each division?

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BB  
Earlier this year

I don't think there is a big difference between the bottom of divisions compared to the top of the division below.

Generally speaking, the top of Championship would very comfortably take care of the top of Division 1 though (likewise as you move down divisions). For example, Warrandyte and Sunbury in 2019 would've got smashed by McKinnon.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Who do casey and Chelsea have to be clear cut favorites.
Raheem isn't here, don’t believe Coleman is playing either.

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Anon  
Earlier this year

State Champ will be Chelsea/broadmeadows and in SCW Bulleen to run the table

D1M Geelong United/Camberwell
D1W Warrnambool/Bellarine
D2M Mildura/ Wallan
D2W Corio/Blackburn

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anonymous  
Earlier this year

Rosters at a guess:

Casey - Donlan, McInnes, Louis, Chapman, Parker, Taylor, Head, Hobba?
Chelsea - Standerfer, Riggs, Watt, Kaba, Inge, Dagostino
Hume - Prendergast, Mahboobi, Puondak, Rimes, Killy, Kafritas, Martin
McKinnon - Parkinson, Malvaso, Geer, Laycock, Wilson
Keilor - Long, Sist, Spencer, Bellman, Lukey, Masunda
Hawthorn - ???
Sunbury - Clayton, Sanders?
Western Port - Corletto, ?
Blackburn - Bennet, Crees, Odigie, ?
Wyndham - Renteria, Ayilara, ?

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anon  
Earlier this year

Gulls have lost Riggs (injured) & Enge to Casey

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Whats Rigg's injury?

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Always hard to keep female athlete engaged"

Amazing how a little cash does a great job of keeping 'Male players engaged' maybe try that approach for the female players and see what happens



Absolutely , amazing how clubs can find funding for men's teams yet expect the women to play for peanuts , then complain they can’t get good players

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

2020 rumours were that Louis Polk Hobba all retired from Casey

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anonymous  
Earlier this year

Well if Riggs out for season injured, Enge heading to Casey that really only leaves Standerfer and couple of solid players in Watt, Kaba and Dagostino.

Kaba was shopping himself around in offseason so doesn't seem to be really bought in there.

So I would drop Chelsea down a couple spots in predictions then

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Riggs not out for season

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anonymous  
Earlier this year

If Hobba and Louis retired that is a big hit for Casey

A roster of Donlan, McInnes, Chapman, Parker, Taylor, Head, Inge is solid but no way an improvement as someone had mentioned earlier on here.

Riggs is huge for Chelsea (especially if Brasser gone) so lets hope he isn't injured for too long

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Any practice games this weekend?

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

CW Bulleen at Sunbury Sunday

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Why did inge leave Chelsea?

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Blackburn Champ Men lost to Camberwell D1M by 20. Camberwell import didn't play either...

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Keysie beat McKinnon by about 10 points in the annual Cougar Cup.

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BB  
Earlier this year

How did the Keysie and McKinnon Youth Men game go?

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Hearing Camberwell are really good. Who do they have this year?

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

#967^ Quick look at their player announcements shows much of the same group as season 2019 that made GF. Import Barkeley is back, added post player Edward Bourke who's returned from 4 years over in NCAA ball.

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anonymous  
Earlier this year

Hume beat an average Melb Tigers by 20+.

They also beat Tigers in YLM, YLW, and CW

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Western Port lost to Altona. Another D2 team. That is a bit troubling.

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anonymous  
Earlier this year

As mentioned before, pre-season results can be a little misleading. A player or 2 missing a game can have a huge impact.

But to lose games to a D2 team would be a little concerning at this stage.

I think we will see a real big gap between the top tier teams and the rest of teams in every division this year.

Teams that have been able to keep a solid Aussie contingent will go well, teams that typically rely on 1 or 2 gun imports will struggle.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Ed Bourke will be the best big in D1

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Camberwell Men's ain't making the GF. They're trash.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

^ Cool story

Did you get cut at tryouts?

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X  
Earlier this year

Camberwell might not make the GF - but will probably be top 4 or 5 in the D1M competition. The jump from D2M to D1M is not what it once was

Pretty good effort for them to beat Blackburn who will be middle of the road in SCM

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Camberwell, Corio and Sth Pen will be top 3

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Dirk  
Earlier this year

X,

I think you underestimate how big it will be for any team to have an import this year (and a good one at that.) Returning the same team, with a top import, add a SCM level big man.

Seems like they'll be strong.

977 seems like they’ll be at another club or watching from the stands!

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Agree with Dirk. Can't really see anyone who will run with Camberwell.

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anonymous  
Earlier this year

Anyone who watched preseason games able to update the below CM rosters:

Casey - Donlan, McInnes, Louis, Chapman, Parker, Taylor, Head, Inge, Hobba?
Chelsea - Standerfer, Riggs, Watt, Kaba, Dagostino
Hume - Prendergast, Mahboobi, Puondak, Rimes, Killy, Kafritas, Martin
McKinnon - Parkinson, Malvaso, Geer, Laycock, Wilson
Keilor - Long, Sist, Spencer, Bellman, Lukey, Masunda
Hawthorn - ???
Sunbury - Clayton, Sanders?
Western Port - Corletto, ?
Blackburn - Bennet, Crees, Odigie, ?
Wyndham - Renteria, Ayilara, ?

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Agree Div 1 Men Corio looking decent, should go top 4. Core playing group for last 3/4 seasons all playing. A couple of young guns and a Veteran or 2.

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!  
Earlier this year

Chelsea and Casey will play off for scm tittle

Corio and Camberwell will play off for D1m

Any domestic team from MSAC could win D2m

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big v  
Earlier this year

every league is top heavy but the bottom of each is bad... wallan loses to sunbury by 5, altona beats western port for example. so to say division 2 is the equivalent of msac is pretty ignorant. mildura, wallan and altona could all play d1 and be in top half of the bracket over teams such as melbourne uni, bulleen, coburg etc...

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Altona has been one of the worst D2M teams in the last 3 years, what on earth puts them into the class of Mildura or the top tier of that comp?

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big v  
Earlier this year

new coach, new players maybe? out with the old and in with the new they say, and copeland brought in his own guys. the old altona would never compete, much less beat a SCM team. kimble is a top 5 player in D2 and mvp candidate for one

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Mr Magoo  
Earlier this year

My ladder Predictions

SCM
1) Casey
2) Chelsea
3) McKinnon
4) Hume
5) Sunbury
6) Blackburn
7) Keilor
8) Wyndham
9) Hawthorn
10) Western Port

D1M
1) Corio
2) Camberwell
3) Southern Pen
4) Warrandyte
5) Shepparton
6) Warrnambool
7) Coburg
8) Collingwood
9) Keysborough
10) Bulleen
11) Bellarine
12) Melbourne Uni

D2M
1) Altona
2) Wallan
3) Craigieburn
4) RMIT
5) Mildura
6) North East
7) Mornington
8) Melton
9) Sherbrook
10) Maccabi
11) Pakenham
12) Whittlesea

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anonymous  
Earlier this year

Decent predictions Mr Magoo.

In SCM, my only real change at this stage (not knowing full rosters etc) would be Keilor being slightly higher. They have some decent individual talent and a lot of experience, so I would have them around 5th at this point

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Agree

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Bellarine and Warnambool probably should be higher

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Who do Warrnambool and Bellarine have on their teams? I'm hearing that Warrnambool are struggling for numbers. Reardon playing for Bellarine?

I would say the favourites are Warrandyte for sure in D1M!

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anon  
Earlier this year

Riggs out for season 100%.

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LC  
Earlier this year

Hobba has retired and is definitely NOT playing for Casey.

Bulleen SCW are stacked.

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anonymous  
Earlier this year

Casey team on their website. Interesting they may be one of only teams to have a 'new' import. PG that played for Geelong previously.

Riggs is huge for Chelsea. With him they are finals contenders, without I don't think they make finals.

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bolt  
Earlier this year

#835101 Warrandyte won't get within 20 of Camberwell or Geelong

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Bellarine have Reardon and Ex NBL championship player Ash Cannan as well as a couple of ex SEABL guys from Geelong and Ballarat. Plus their core group is returning.

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big v  
Earlier this year

who does craigieburn have that makes them any good? they lost smith which was a huge part of their team. i dont see how they are better than mildura and north east

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Craigieburn have an import who played who was in the country

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

What is his name??

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big v  
Earlier this year

can he replace damon smith's production? is he as good as henry, bray, the import from north east or kimble? those are the top imports which have turned their teams into contenders

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

some of the D2 teams mentioned should be in D1 instead of the bottom few

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

What do people think on who should be in what division?

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

And who is Bray??

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big v  
Earlier this year

sharif bray is the wallan import, will battle the imports mentioned above for mvp. i think altona, mildura, wallan and north east would be better than mel uni, bulleen, coburg for example in d1

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Must be a relative of Sharif Black, the real Wallan import.

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big v  
Earlier this year

if sharif bray is half as good as sharif black, whoever signs him will be in good shape. sharif black is a stud! i saw him against sunbury, he will be the best guard in D2

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

At 126 Cannon moved to Canada

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Any last minute practice games coming up this week end?

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anonymous  
Earlier this year

Ringwood vs Hume in both men and women

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Any results of last minute practice games?

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