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ROLLERS TOUR BELGIUM AND NETHERLANDS UNDER NEW COACH CRAIG FRIDAY

In their first international tours since the Rio Paralympics and under new coach Craig Friday, the Australian Rollers completed friendly series’ in the Netherlands and Belgium at the Parantee Paralympics Championship Tournament.

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ROLLERS ANNOUNCE COACHING STAFF AS CAMPAIGN FOR 2020 PARALYMPICS BEGINS

Basketball Australia is excited to announce the appointment of Craig Friday as Head Coach of the Australian Rollers following an interview process conducted by Basketball Australia High Performance Managers in conjunction with the Australian Paralympic Committee.

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CELEBRATING THE ROLLERS INAUGURAL PARALYMPIC GOLD MEDAL

In the lead up to the 1996 Atlanta Paralympics, few believed Australia’s men’s wheelchair basketball team would be serious contenders, not least of which the players themselves.

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ROLLERS FINISH SIXTH AT RIO PARALYMPICS AFTER FALLING TO BRAZIL

The Australian Rollers have finished the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games in sixth place, falling to host nation Brazil 69-70 in a nail-biting classification game.

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ROLLERS PARALYMPIC MEDAL HOPES ENDED BY GREAT BRITAIN

A stunning 45-20 second half from Great Britain has ended the Rio 2016 hopes of Australia, defeated 74-51 in the Quarter-Final.

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PREVIEW THE ROLLERS’ QUARTER-FINAL CLASH AT RIO 2016

Having finished third in Group A with a 4-1 record, the Australian Rollers have set up a clash with Great Britain in the Quarter-Finals of the Rio 2016 Paralympics, a team that finished second in Group B with a 4-1 record as well.

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ROLLERS SPEED PAST JAPAN IN FINAL GAME OF RIO GROUP STAGE

Finishing 4-1 in the group stage of the 2016 Paralympic Games following a 68-55 victory over Japan, the Australian Rollers must now await results from the other pool games before their Quarter-Final opponent can be known.

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PREVIEW THE ROLLERS GROUP STAGE OPPONENTS IN RIO

With under a week until the Rio Paralympic Games, take a look at who our Australian Rollers will face in the group stage.

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ROLLERS FALL TO SPAIN IN FIRST LOSS OF RIO PARALYMPIC CAMPAIGN

The Australian Rollers have missed a chance to secure top position in Group A at the Rio 2016 Paralympics, falling to Spain 64-75 in their penultimate pool stage game.

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ROLLERS REMAIN PERFECT AT RIO IN PHYSICAL CLASH WITH CANADA

In a physical encounter, Australia have defeated the 2012 Paralympic gold medalists Canada 78-53 to stay on top of Group A over halfway through the pool stage.

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COMEBACK VICTORY OVER TURKEY SECURES SECOND STRAIGHT WIN FOR ROLLERS AT RIO 2016

The Australian Rollers have made it two from two in the group stage of the 2016 Rio Paralympics, coming from behind in the final term against Turkey to secure a 62-60 victory and move closer to taking top spot in Group A.

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ROLLERS OFF TO PERFECT START IN RIO WITH OPENING WIN AGAINST NETHERLANDS

The Australian Rollers have started the 2016 Paralympic Games in style, defeating the Netherlands 70-50 in their opening game of the group stage.

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ROLLERS COACH CONTINUING THE FAMILY LEGACY AT RIO

Heading into his third Paralympic Games as head coach of the Australian Rollers, Ben Ettridge is continuing a family legacy that began with his father Len over 35 years ago.

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BRAD NESS NAMED AS AUSTRALIAN FLAG BEARER FOR RIO 2016 PARALYMPICS

The Australian men’s wheelchair basketball team captain, Brad Ness, will now lead a far bigger sporting contingent out into the arena with the news he will be Flag Bearer for the Rio Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony at Maracana Stadium on Wednesday night (Thursday morning AEST).

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EX-ROLLERS COACH MARK WALKER LOOKS BACK ON HIS CAREER AND PREVIEWS RIO

The coach behind the Australian Rollers’ first Paralympic gold medal in 1996 rates the current team as strong favourites to achieve the same at Rio and says the risks for athletes going to Brazil are far outweighed by the hard work each one of them has put in to get there.

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AUSSIE ROLLERS HEADED INTO FINAL PRE-RIO CAMP

The Australian Rollers are in Sydney for their final camp before they head to South America for the 2016 Paralympics from September 9-17.

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AUSTRALIAN MEN READY FOR REVENGE AT RIO 2016

The pain of losing the London 2012 gold medal final is what will push the Australian men’s wheelchair basketball team to glory at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, according to Rollers captain Brad Ness.

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HELLOWORLD BOOMERS AND AUSSIE ROLLERS FAREWELL HOME FANS IN STYLE

The helloworld Boomers and Aussie Rollers have repeated their success from Tuesday, sweeping the Farewell Series with another two victories on Thursday night.

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