As announced by the International Wheelchair Basketball Federation last night, Australia has been drawn into Group A for the 2016 Paralympics which will be held in Rio de Janeiro from September 7-18.
Following two successful camps in Canberra and Gosford, the Jayco Australian Opals will continue their preparation for August with a three-game warm-up tour of Japan.
Already hailed as the most successful team in the women’s competition at the Under-18 Junior Championships, Vic Metro and coach Paul Flynn are chasing a three-peat this year.
The Under-18 Australian Junior Championships and Kevin Coombs Cup will be up for grabs this weekend as the competitions tip-off in Forestville, South Australia from April 16-23.
Excitement is growing for the 2016 Under-18 Championships and Kevin Coombs Cup with the team lists announced for both competitions.