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GOLD MEDAL AWARDED TO UNDEFEATED ROLLERS AT AOZ QUALIFIERS

The Australian Rollers have completed a perfect AOZ Qualifiers, beating Iran in the final 80-54 to claim the gold medal after already booking their place at the 2018 IWBF World Championships.

GLIDERS CLAIM SILVER AND ROLLERS MOVE TO GOLD MEDAL GAME AT AOZ QUALIFIERS

The Australian Gliders have finished with a silver medal at the AOZ Qualifiers while the Rollers have the chance to go one better in their final game after a Semi-Final victory.

GLIDERS AND ROLLERS SECURE SPOTS AT 2018 IWBF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

The Australian Gliders and Rollers have completed a perfect day at the AOZ Qualifiers, advancing to next year's IWBF World Championships with victories over Japan and Hong Kong respectively.

GLIDERS AND ROLLERS CRUISE ON SECOND DAY OF AOZ QUALIFIERS

The Australian Gliders have bounced back from an opening day loss to defeat Japan 75-59 while the Rollers have won their second straight game to head into the Quarter-Finals undefeated at the 2017 IWBF AOZ Qualifiers.

MIXED RESULTS FOR ROLLERS AND GLIDERS ON OPENING DAY OF AOZ QUALIFIERS

The Australian Gliders will rue a slow start against China while the Rollers dealt with Iraq easily on the opening day of competition at the 2017 IWBF AOZ Qualifiers.

ROLLERS AND GLIDERS BEGIN 2017 AOZ QUALIFIERS

The Australian Rollers and Gliders have arrived in Beijing ahead of the AOZ Qualifiers as they aim to progress through to the 2018 IWBF World Championships.

ROLLERS SELECT TEAM FOR 2017 IWBF AOZ QUALIFERS

The Australian Rollers team has been named ahead of the IWBF Asia Oceania Qualification (AOZ) tournament to be held in Beijing, China from October 20-28.

WORLD CHALLENGE CUP VICTORY FOR AUSTRALIAN ROLLERS

The Australian Rollers’ Rio redemption has continued in Tokyo at the World Challenge Cup where they have finished the tournament unbeaten as their preparation for the AOZ qualifiers continues.

ROLLERS COMEBACK SECURES WIN OVER HOSTS AT WORLD CHALLENGE CUP

A furious fourth quarter from the Australian Rollers has seen them defeat Japan by the narrowest of margins, 70-69, in the first game of their World Challenge Cup.

ROLLERS LAND IN TOKYO FOR WORLD CHALLENGE CUP

The Australian Rollers have landed in Tokyo as they continue preparations for the AOZ qualifiers later this year with a tournament against Japan, Turkey and Great Britain from August 31-September 2.

PEAK SPORT TO FIT OUT BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA THROUGH TO 2020

Basketball Australia is delighted to announce a new four year apparel partnership with global sportswear brand PEAK Sport.

ROLLERS TOUR BELGIUM AND NETHERLANDS UNDER NEW COACH CRAIG FRIDAY

In their first international tours since the Rio Paralympics and under new coach Craig Friday, the Australian Rollers completed friendly series’ in the Netherlands and Belgium at the Parantee Paralympics Championship Tournament.

ROLLERS ANNOUNCE COACHING STAFF AS CAMPAIGN FOR 2020 PARALYMPICS BEGINS

Basketball Australia is excited to announce the appointment of Craig Friday as Head Coach of the Australian Rollers following an interview process conducted by Basketball Australia High Performance Managers in conjunction with the Australian Paralympic Committee.

CELEBRATING THE ROLLERS INAUGURAL PARALYMPIC GOLD MEDAL

In the lead up to the 1996 Atlanta Paralympics, few believed Australia’s men’s wheelchair basketball team would be serious contenders, not least of which the players themselves.

ROLLERS FINISH SIXTH AT RIO PARALYMPICS AFTER FALLING TO BRAZIL

The Australian Rollers have finished the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games in sixth place, falling to host nation Brazil 69-70 in a nail-biting classification game.

ROLLERS PARALYMPIC MEDAL HOPES ENDED BY GREAT BRITAIN

A stunning 45-20 second half from Great Britain has ended the Rio 2016 hopes of Australia, defeated 74-51 in the Quarter-Final.

PREVIEW THE ROLLERS’ QUARTER-FINAL CLASH AT RIO 2016

Having finished third in Group A with a 4-1 record, the Australian Rollers have set up a clash with Great Britain in the Quarter-Finals of the Rio 2016 Paralympics, a team that finished second in Group B with a 4-1 record as well.

ROLLERS SPEED PAST JAPAN IN FINAL GAME OF RIO GROUP STAGE

Finishing 4-1 in the group stage of the 2016 Paralympic Games following a 68-55 victory over Japan, the Australian Rollers must now await results from the other pool games before their Quarter-Final opponent can be known.

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