Pirates make it two in a row

The Pirates have made-up for some of their earlier performances by staging another upset this time against the Hawks. Getting things off to a good start for the Pirates, skipper Daniel Lillicrap (6 points, 10 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals), opened up the account with a long-range open three-pointer and from then on the Hawks Read More …

Bravehearts not brave enough for Pirates

In a case of getting a little too familiar, the Bravehearts lulled themselves into a false sense of superiority when they came-up against the Pirates on Monday night. The Bravehearts did get off to a good start establishing a comfortable 8-point lead in the first few minutes of the match. But, if the Pirates looked Read More …

Pirates blow-it in overtime

Even though BSL were struggling with illness and injury, their lineup against the Pirates on Monday night was not radically different from their regular lineup and with a determined enemy willing to show they were not the push-overs many thought them to be, the Pirates went into battle knowing they had to fight hard to Read More …

Pirates look like asses

In the lead-up to the 2018 Mid-Term elections in the United States, the Democrats were simultaneously as confident and yet apprehensive as the Mules were in their first encounter with the Pirates. Both sides opened well trading blow for blow, although the Mules had been accustomed to gaining early supremacy over their rivals, it wasn’t Read More …

Pirates break Broken-Hill drought

Reversing their fortunes from earlier battles, the Pirates broke their losing streak against the boys from Broken-Hill who were missing stars Tevin Miro and Jarrod Lenihan. Despite their shooting percentages being down on the previous week’s game against the Cannons, the Pirates can thank their rebounders and assist players for getting them over the line Read More …

Cannons steal the show

An aggressive half-court defence laid down by the Cannons produced an excessive amount of steals, so many that police were called to arrest the ring-leaders of the syndicate. It was always going to be a tough ask for the Pirates against the in-form Cannons and although the Pirates stepped-up their game from their last three Read More …

Memes make a mockery of Pirates

“When you’re on you’re on and when you’re off you’re off.” That was the quote from a member of the Pirates coaching staff after their shock loss to the Meme Team on Monday night. Pirates captain, Daniel Lillicrap, told his team before the game that the timing was ripe for an upset with Pirate teammates Read More …

Mules Kick Ass

In a stunning display of basketball, the Mules defeated the Pirates 65 to 32 in front of a packed out finals crowd at the AIS Arena. The Mules were firmly in control from start to finish with their outside shooting stopping the Pirates in their tracks. For the Pirates, they simply couldn’t connect on offence Read More …

Pirates Can’t Pass

The Pirates were soundly beaten Monday night by a drilled Bravehearts outfit who left them in their wake with their fast breaks and steals, going down 33 to 58 despite some sound second quarter play. During the first quarter, the Bravehearts applied a man-defence that the Pirates were only able to counter sporadically through assists Read More …

Cliffhanger 2

Hold on tight sports fans as the release of the much anticipated sequel to the Stallone classic, Cliffhanger, was made on Monday night to a packed audience of ballers at the Australian Institute of Sport. While Stallone himself panned the movie his replacement, Dan Bray, made sure you barely noticed he wasn’t there with his Read More …