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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Aussies Abroad: Phillips, Taylor make winning start

Jayco Australian Opals Erin Phillips and Penny Taylor have enjoyed a winning start to the 2014 WNBA season, claiming back-to-back wins for the Phoenix Mercury on the opening weekend.

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Aussies Abroad: Opals, Boomers in fight for championship glory

Australian Boomers duo Patty Mills and Aron Baynes are heading back to the NBA Western Conference Finals after helping their San Antonio Spurs secure a 4-1 series win over the Portland Trailblazers in the Western Conference Semi Finals.

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USA tour to become part of Opals program

The Jayco Australian Opals successful tour of the USA could become a staple in the national team program according to Head Coach Brendan Joyce.

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Opals stars Phillips and Taylor eye WNBA Championship glory

The 2014 WNBA season is just days away from tipping off with a host of Australian and WNBL stars eager to make an impact and add their name to the list of championship winners.

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Come from behind win ends Opals USA tour on high

The Jayco Australian Opals finished their tour of the USA on a winning note, defeating the San Antonio Silver Stars in a stirring come-from-behind 73-71 victory this morning in Texas.

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WNBL legend Kristen Veal joins BA Centre of Excellence

WNBL legend and Jayco Australian Opals squad member Kristen Veal has joined the Basketball Australia National Centre of Excellence (CoE) as the Women’s program Assistant Coach to Associate Coach Paul Goriss.

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Joyce excited by emerging talent on Opals USA tour

The excitement around the Jayco Australian Opals squad continues to grow as a new generation of stars emerge on the team’s tour of the USA against WNBA opposition.

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