GBAI _ PCYC _ Whats Happening


?? What’s Going On??

Grafton Basketball Association’s contract to manage the Grafton Sports Centre was scheduled to conclude in September 2020 this has been moved forward to 30th June 2019.

Clarence Valley Council will be working with GBAI along with PCYC and other providers to continue the management and operation of the centre until PCYC have completed their works and open the facility under the name of PCYC.

 PCYC will be commencing works on the sports centre after their tender process is completed. It is anticipated these works will begin around July 2019 with a target completion date of December 2019.

To see the work that PCYC will be doing please see the display boards located on the front windows. 

Georgina McArthur the Sports Centre Manager has accepted a full time job away from the centre, she remains doing the books until June 30th. Hamish Denshire Development Officer will remain working with the GBAI until the close off of 30th June 2019. 

GBAI will only be responsible for maintaining basketball and will be a user of the centre like all other sporting organisations on a hire basis. 

Junior Basketball - discussions are continuing with PCYC in relation to the management and running of Junior Basketball, PCYC into the future will be in a position to work with the juniors and program managers and parents along with GBAI to ensure the Juniors grow and thrive potentially offering varying programs to aid in the success of a Junior program. 

Senior Basketball - will continue to run as per normal on a Monday managed and operated by GBAI exclusively. 

Grafton Vikings Representative teams - will also be solely managed by GBAI that is North Coast Shield, Northern Junior League, Sunshine Conference and any other Basketball NSW competitions. 

Some exciting things could be on the horizon with Pat Hagan embarking on a 3x3 comp into the future, GBAI looking at some fantastic coaching clinics for our kiddos and much more.. watch this space.  

What does this mean for GBAI, the need for people to help out, Score Bench Operators, Coaches, Referees, Player development, assistance with events, Court Controllers, First Aiders, Delegates & Committee Members are what make a Basketball Association function, please consider how you think might be able to contribute and put your hand up to help grow basketball again.  

As we find out more details we will try and keep everyone posted please keep an eye on the notice board and facebook to see what’s happening.  

Next General Meeting Wednesday 10th June 6.00pm Grafton Sports Centre.

Till then keep on balling.


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Notice Board


 Miniball 2019 Term 2 - Mondays 4pm

Aussie Hoops/Learn to Play 2019 Term 2 - Thursdays - 4pm

High School Social  2019 Term 2 - Mondays - 5pm

Senior Comp Term 2/3 -  from 6pm





-U14 MEN - 

Training will recommence Term 1 Thursday 31st Janurary at 1700hrs

2019 NJL Season Division 2 Dates

Round 1

30-31 March Port Macquarie

Round 2

11-12 May Tamworth

Round 3

1-2 June Lisomore

Round 4

6-7 July Coffs Harbour


27-28 July Port Macquarie 


-Grafton Vikings Snr Men and Women-

Pre Season Carnival June 2019 

If you are interested in playing in our Senior Teams please contact


-North Coast Shield-

Want to be a Viking, North Coast Shield is for players who are developing their skills children from the ages of 8-18 are welcome to come along and trial for our North Coast Shield Teams, never played not a problem our dedicated coaches are here to work with you to develop your skills and learn how to play. 

Training currently on Thursday Afternoons from 4pm once teams are filled each team's training times will be made to suit the team. 






Round 1 - Lismore 

U10s, U12s Boys/Girls and U14 Girls Sunday 4th August 2019 

U16's, U18's Boys/Girls  and U14 Boys Sunday 11 August 2019 

 Round 2 - Byron Bay

 U10s, U12s Boys/Girls and U14 Girls Sunday 18 August 2019  

U16's, U18's Boys/Girls  and U14 Boys Sunday 1 September 2019 

 Round 3 - Ballina 

U10s, U12s Boys/Girls and U14 Girls Sunday 22 September  2019 

U16's, U18's Boys/Girls  and U14 Boys Sunday 22 September 2019 

Round 4 - Yamba

U10s, U12s Boys/Girls and U14 Girls Sunday 27th October 2019 

U16's, U18's Boys/Girls  and U14 Boys Sunday 3rd November 2019 

Finals Round - Ballina 

U10s, U12s Boys/Girls and U14 Girls Sunday 17th November 2019 

U16's, U18's Boys/Girls  and U14 Boys Sunday 17th November 2019


 Grafton Basketball Assocation Meeting Dates

Next Meeting Wed 10th June 2019

-6pm Grafton Sports Centre-

Check Facebook for any changes. 


Keep up to date with all things Basketball via the Grafton Vikings Basketball Facebook Page.