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Welcome to Thornleigh Basketball Website


Thornleigh Basketball was established in late 2004 based on the program coordinated by John Gallie at Thornleigh West Public School and taking advantage of the excellent new facilities at the "Brickpit".


Thornleigh Basketball is a division of Thornleigh Sports Club playing in the Hornsby Kuringai Basketball Association (HKBA). We have approximately 30 – 40 teams from Primary School, High School and Senior teams, mostly from the Westleigh, Thornleigh and Normanhurst areas.


Primary School
Teams are organised by our Vice Presidents Helen Georgiou and John Gallie. They are both teachers at two local schools. TSC (Thornleigh Sports Club) - Basketball teams are not organised by, involved with or have anything to do with these two schools. It's purely coincidental and convenient that players are encouraged from these schools as both Helen and John have been involved with basketball at the local and representative level since it's inception in the Hornsby Kuringai area.


High School
Teams generally roll on from their Primary school teams, or you can put your own team together. As with most sports teams at this age, players move in and out of teams depending on commitment and school changes. The High School teams are organised through their Team Manager, registering with Thornleigh Basketball Club.


Senior
Teams organise themselves through friends and contacts. They also register first through Thornleigh Basketball Club.


Competition Seasons
Basketball has two competition seasons operating alongside the school year. The first season (A) are Terms 1 and 2 and the second season (B) Terms 3 and 4. Primary teams are structured / graded in the competition as years at school not age. Years 1 & 2 (sometimes referred to as Miniball), Years 3 & 4 and Years 5 & 6. High School teams are the same, Years 7 & 8, Years 9 & 10.


Gamesare played on the following days:


Primary School Girls
Year 2 - Monday
Year 3/ 4 - Tuesday
Year 5/ 6 - Tuesday


Primary School Boys
Year 2 - Monday
Year 3/ 4 - Wednesday
Year 5/ 6 - Wednesday

High School Girls
Year 7/ 8 - Thursday
Year 9/ 10 - Monday
Open - Friday

High School Boys
Year 7/ 8 - Thursday
Year 9/ 10 - Tuesday
Open - Friday

Seniors
Women - Monday

Venues
Most games are held at The Brickpit, Cnr of Dartford and Pennant Hills Road, Thornleigh. However, due to space and availability, some games may be held at Loreto – Normanhurst.


Thornleigh Basketball Club Registration Fee (covers court costs). This fee is for one season. Our fee structure can be located on our website (see link below).


There is another fee of approx $100 to pay to Basketball NSW, which is an association fee and covers insurance, membership, etc. This BNSW fee is an annual fee (covering two seasons) and can be paid at the Brickpit, or is about $10 cheaper if you pay online at click here This fee is not related to Thornleigh Basketball Club. HKBA monitor the payment of this fee at the Brickpit and players are not allowed on court if this fee has not been paid.


Uniform
You will be supplied a Thornleigh Basketball singlet. Wear black or navy shorts and socks and sports shoes.


Training
Primary School teams may have training sessions – organised by Helen Georgiou or John Gallie. The best way to find out is to contact either Helen or John at Primary School or your Team Contact person. Training for High School and Senior teams is at their own discretion.


Contact details
Thornleigh Basketball Website
HKBA website
Fixture / Draws
Generals Emails
Account Emails
Phone 0417 000 088