Hawks reinstate Illawarra name
The Hawks are delighted to announce the NBL has agreed to reinstate the name of the foundation club to the 'Illawarra Hawks'.Full story
The decision follows the club reaching its lofty membership target of 4379 this season and increased corporate support from the local community.
NBL Owner and Executive Chairman Larry Kestelman said the owners first approached the NBL in November and expressed their desire to reinstate the Club’s name to the ‘Illawarra Hawks’.
"Today we are pleased to announce that we have agreed to their request after they met their membership target this season and attracted increased corporate support from the local community," Kestelman said.