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Jayco Opals duo on the verge of WNBA history

Jayco Australian Opals duo Erin Phillips and Penny Taylor are on the verge of creating WNBA history when their Phoenix Mercury take on the Minnesota Lynx on Friday morning AEST in search of their 17th consecutive victory.


Big win sends Jayco Opals legend Jenni Screen off in style

The Jayco Australian Opals produced the perfect send off for retiring legend Jenni Screen, thrashing Mozambique 88-36 to complete and clean sweep of their tour of Japan tonight.


Jayco Opals legend Jenni Screen calls time on her career

The curtain has fallen on the career of one of the Jayco Australian Opals most unheralded heroes, with Jenni Screen announcing her retirement from women’s national team program following the final game of the team’s tour of Japan against Mozambique tonight.


Cambage leads Jayco Opals past Japan

The Jayco Australian Opals produced a dominant second half performance to maintain their unbeaten Tour of Japan, defeating the Japanese 67-52 in Yamagata today, led by 24 points and 14 rebounds from Liz Cambage.


Belinda Snell inspires Jayco Opals to win over Japan B

The Jayco Australian Opals have made it two wins from two games on their tour of Japan, posting a comprehensive 91-52 win over Japan B in Akita today, highlighted by a brilliant first-half shooting performance from veteran Belinda Snell.


Leilani Mitchell seals comeback win for Jayco Opals

Two clutch free throws from Leilani Mitchell have secured the Jayco Australian Opals a thrilling 80-79 win over Japan in the opening fixture of their four-game tour in Akita tonight.


Jayco Opals tour of Japan streaming LIVE

Fans will be able to watch the Jayco Australian Opals tour of Japan, with the four-game tour streaming LIVE online as we draw closer to the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women.


Stars lead Jayco Opals set for Japan tour

The Jayco Australian Opals have named a 12-player squad for the upcoming tour of Japan departing on Tuesday as the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women draws near.


Jayco Opals make themselves at home on Central Coast

The Jayco Australian Opals took time from their busy on court schedule to get out and about in the Central Coast community today, getting themselves acquainted with the basketball-mad region.


Jayco Opals go to work on NSW Central Coast

The Jayco Australian Opals have arrived on the New South Wales Central Coast to brilliant sunshine as they begin their week-long training camp in the region.


Jayco Opal Penny Taylor returning to her best in WNBA

The injury woes of the past two years appear to be behind Jayco Australian Opals star Penny Taylor if her recent performances in the WNBA for the Phoenix Mercury are anything to go by.


Jayco Opals set for final home camp on Central Coast

The Jayco Australian Opals have named a 15-player squad for their final domestic camp of the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women preparation to be held in Terrigal on the New South Wales Central Coast.


Fit and firing Jayco Opals thriving at Canberra camp

The 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women has come into sharp focus for the Jayco Australian Opals as they enter into the busiest phase of their preparation for the tournament in Turkey, tipping off in late September.

Patrick Mills of the San Antonio Spurs

Aussies Abroad: Boomers near NBA title, Opals star in WNBA

Australian Boomers duo Patty Mills and Aron Baynes have moved a step closer to their first NBA Championship after the San Antonio Spurs recorded a convincing 112-92 win over the Miami Heat in NBA Finals Game 3.


Jayco Opals star Liz Cambage signs with Dandenong

Jayco Australian Opals star Liz Cambage is coming back to the Wattle Valley WNBL after signing for the Dandenong Rangers for the 2014/15 season.


Euro stars join Jayco Opals squad for June camp

The Jayco Australian Opals return to the Basketball Australia National Centre of Excellence in Canberra, with European-based stars joining the squad for the camp starting on June 15.


Aussies Abroad: Mills, Baynes advance to NBA Finals

Australian Boomers duo Patty Mills and Aron Baynes are heading to the NBA Finals and a match-up with the Miami Heat after sealing the Western Conference crown on Sunday, defeating the Oklahoma City Thunder.


ABC2 to broadcast 2014 FIBA World Championships

Australian sports fans rejoice – ABC2 has today announced that the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup and FIBA World Championship for Women will screen on free-to-air television for the first time, as we follow the fortunes of the Australian Boomers and Jayco Australian Opals.

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