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Mitchell inspires Jayco Opals to sweep of Belarus

The Jayco Australian Opals overcame a late scare to defeat Belarus 76-60 and claim a clean sweep of their two-game series in Minsk overnight.

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Phillips finds shooting touch on eve of WNBA Playoffs

On the eve of the 2014 WNBA Playoffs Jayco Australian Opals duo Erin Phillips and Penny Taylor and their Phoenix Mercury have continued their record-breaking season, with the WNBA Championship firmly in their sights.

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Clinical Jayco Opals crush Belarus

The Jayco Australian Opals put in a clinical performance to extend their unbeaten start to the tour of Europe, crushing their 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women Group C opponents, Belarus, 75-43 in Minsk overnight.

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Jayco Opals crush Czech Rep in Euro tour opener

The Jayco Australian Opals have begun their six-game tour of Europe with a convincing 89-51 victory over the Czech Republic in Pilsen overnight.

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Jayco Opals team named for tour of Europe

The Jayco Australian Opals set off for Europe on tonight in what shapes as a defining six-game tour for the final make-up of the team that will compete at the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women in Turkey.

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Virgin Australia becomes major sponsor of Opals and Boomers

Virgin Australia and Basketball Australia today announced a new partnership that will see the Australian airline become the Official Airline of the Australian Opals, Boomers and Basketball Australia.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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