Basketball NSW is pleased to announce the winners of the All-Star 5 awards for 2022 Coles Express NBL1 East & Spalding Waratah League.

The All-Star Fives’ are determined by votes from the Head Coach of each team in these divisions. Voters were not permitted to vote for members of their own team.

Congratulations to all award winners below.

NBL1 East Men:
Centre: Glen Morison – Canberra Gunners
Forward: William Mayfield – Canberra Gunners
Forward: Ryan Beisty – Newcastle Falcons
Guard: Kiwi Gardner – Illawarra Hawks
Guard: Brennan Rymer – Norths Bears

NBL1 East Women:
Centre: Unique Thompson – Albury Wodonga Bandits
Forward: Lauren Jackson – Albury Wodonga Bandits
Forward: Lauren Nicholson – Sutherland Sharks
Guard: Ai Yamada – Albury Wodonga Bandits
Guard: Vaness Panousis – Sutherland Sharks

Waratah Men:
Centre: Michael Claus – Hills Hornets 
Forward: William Rice – Canberra Gunners
Forward: Robert Meyrick – Hills Hornets
Guard: Ben Graham – Hills Hornets
Guard: Reece Craigie – St George Saints Red

Waratah Women:
Centre: Jessie Reeves – Coffs Harbour Suns
Forward: Abbie Ketels – Canberra Nationals
Forward: Jordan Huntley – Goulburn Bears
Guard: Alison Francis – Canberra Nationals
Guard: Emily Tudman – Tamworth Thunderbolts

Waratah 1 Youth Men:
Centre: Billy Parsons – Maitland Mustangs
Forward: Mitchell Smith – Hills Hornets
Forward: Adrian Vuljanic – Penrith Panthers
Guard: Michael Yoong – Norths Bears
Guard: Jonah Pares – Penrith Panthers

Waratah 1 Youth Women:
Centre: Rose Nelson – Manly Warringah Sea Eagles
Forward: Sari Mowbray – Manly Warringah Sea Eagles
Forward: Emily Foy – Newcastle Falcons
Guard: Sara Matthews – Central Coast Crusaders
Guard: Zoey Miller – Manly Warringah Sea Eagles

Waratah 2 Youth Men:
Centre: Jock Mchugh – Manly Warringah Sea Eagles
Forward: Tasman Parnell – Manly Warringah Sea Eagles
Forward: Charlie Johnston – Sutherland Sharks
Guard: Max Dowling – Manly Warringah Sea Eagles
Guard: Joshua Sheehy – Sutherland Sharks

Waratah Wheelchair:
1 Point Player of the Year: Stephanie van Leeuwen – Central Coast Crusaders
2 Point Player of the Year: Matthew Caruana – Blacktown Storm
3 Point Player of the Year: Tano Bagnato – Hills Hornets
4 Point Player of the Year: Anderson Parker – Hills Hornets

We would like to invite all our award recipients to attend this weekend’s finals presentation. An invitation will be sent to each association with details on how to collect your ticket and when you will be presented your award. 

2022 Finals Weekend:
Dates: 27-28th August
Venue: Hills Basketball Stadium
CLICK HERE to purchase tickets.


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