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Jayco Opals Name Extended Squad For Olympic Qualifiers

The Jayco Australian Opals have moved a step closer to the 2016 Rio Olympics, naming a 34-player extended squad from which the final team will be selected.

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Mitchell and Francis Join Phoenix Mercury

The Phoenix Mercury have announced the signing of Jayco Australian Opals duo Leilani Mitchell and Cayla Francis for the upcoming WNBA season.

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Allen Signs With New York Liberty

The New York Liberty have announced the signing of Jayco Australian Opals young gun Rebecca Allen, who will make her move to the Big Apple this winter for the upcoming WNBA season.

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Kristi Harrower Announces Retirement

Jayco Australian Opals legend Kristi Harrower has announced her retirement, after leading the Bendigo Spirit to back-to-back Wattle Valley WNBL championships in 2013 and 2014.

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Jayco Opals captain Penny Taylor named in All-Star Five

Jayco Australian Opals captain Penny Taylor has capped off a brilliant return to international basketball – named in the All-Star Five for the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women.

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Game Day Preview: Opals to ruin Cinderella’s happy ending

Watch the Jayco Opals face Turkey in the Bronze Medal Game LIVE on ABC2 at 2.50am AEDT Monday 6 October.

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Gutsy Jayco Opals into Bronze Medal clash against Turkey

The Jayco Australian Opals will face host nation Turkey in the Bronze Medal Game of the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women after going down to the USA in their Semi Final 82-70 this morning.

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Game Day Preview: Mission Possible?

Next up for the Jayco Opals is Semi Final action against Team USA IN FULL on ABC TV at 7:20am AEDT on Sunday 5 October 2014.

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Defensive dominance inspires Opals to Semi Finals

The Jayco Australian Opals are headed for the Semi Finals after a brilliant defensive performance to defeat Canada 63-52 in their Quarter Final at the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women in Turkey overnight.

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Game Day Preview: Team-first Canadians susceptible to pressure

Watch the Jayco Opals take on Canada LIVE and EXCLUSIVE on ABC2 at 9:00PM AEST tonight, Friday 2 October 2014.

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Clinical Jayco Opals advance to Quarter Finals

The Jayco Australian Opals have advanced to the Quarter Finals in emphatic fashion, crushing Belarus 87-45 to finish top of Group C at the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women in Turkey overnight.

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Game Day Preview: Enterprising Belarus present familiar test

Watch the Jayco Opals take on Belarus LIVE and EXCLUSIVE on ABC2 at 11:25PM AEST tonight, Tuesday 30 September.

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DOMINANT JAYCO OPALS MAKE IT BACK-TO-BACK WINS IN TURKEY

The Jayco Australian Opals are sitting at the top of Group C after an 87-54 demolition of Korea to make it back-to-back wins to start the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women in Turkey overnight.

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Game Day Preview: Great start, but plenty to work on against Korea

Watch the Jayco Opals take on Korea LIVE and EXCLUSIVE on ABC2 at 9:10PM AEST tonight, Sunday 28 September.

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JAYCO OPALS START FIBA WORLD C'SHIPS WITH WIN OVER CUBA

The Jayco Australian Opals have recorded a convincing 90-57 win over Cuba to tip-off their 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women in Turkey in winning fashion.

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Game Day Preview: Resurgent Cubans a Dangerous Opener

Watch the Jayco Opals opening clash against Cuba LIVE and EXCLUSIVE on ABC2 at 9:10PM AEST tonight, Saturday 27 September.

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ABC TV - Home of the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women

The Jayco Australian Opals begin the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women against Cuba on Saturday night LIVE on ABC2 – the home of the Jayco Opals World Championship campaign.

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Taylor and Hodges to lead Jayco Opals in Turkey

Two of the modern greats of Australian women’s basketball will lead the Jayco Australian Opals into battle, with Penny Taylor and Laura Hodges named captains for the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women campaign.

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