Basketball Australia / Competitions
Written by Celine Shashati
4 October, 2023

Basketball NSW would like to congratulate all 8 teams that competed at the Foot Locker Under 14 Club Championships for 2023 at Casey Stadium, Victoria, which took place last week.

We’d especially like to give a huge congratulations to the Illawarra Hawks U14 Girls team, who won the gold-medal at the competition, after finishing the competition undefeated – what a huge accomplishment!

Final Standings – NSW Under 14 Boys

7th Place – Hills Hornets
12th Place – Central Coast Rebels
16th Place – Hornsby Ku-Ring-Gai Spiders
22nd Place – Illawarra Hawks

Final Standings – NSW Under 14 Girls

1st Place – Illawarra Hawks
16th Place – Penrith Panthers
17th Place – Norths Bears
19th Place – Hornsby Ku-Ring-Gai Spiders

We would also like to once again congratulate our 8 referees who were also selected to officiate the tournament:

Isabella Naylor – Central Coast Rebels (Bronze Medal Game – Shield Boys)
Josh Garnon – Hills (Bronze Medal Game – Shield Division Boys)
Louis Brockwell – Norths
Maddie Suprain – Newcastle (Gold Medal Game – Championship Boys)
Matthew Venticinqiue – Manly Warringah
Rachel Hogan – Hills (Bronze Medal Game – Shield Girls)
Rylee Bowles – Goulburn (Bronze Medal Game – Shield Girls)
Yashar Ellin – Hornsby Ku-Ring-Gai (Bronze Medal Game – Championship Girls)

What an impressive effort from all our NSW players, coaches, team managers, officials, administrators and spectators.

About the Foot Locker U14 Club Championships

The Foot Locker U14 Club Championships is a week-long event that form the pinnacle for emerging athletes within Australia, seeing the National Champion crowned at the end in the boys and girls division. This inclusive event provide athletes the opportunity to represent their club on the national stage, and give athletes the chance to experience a replication of the high-performance environment that Australian national teams experience when they compete internationally.

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