Monthly Archives: August 2015

Lucas enjoying working with the old enemy

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Tall Ferns assistant coach Chris Lucas has attended six world championships as a coach with various Australian teams, the most recent the Under 17 Women’s championships in the Czech Republic last year. Continue reading

Tall Ferns lose second international to Japan

Penina Davidson takes a free throw, WBC Championship . Nelson v Waitakere at Edgar Centre Stadium, Dunedin, New Zealand. Saturday 25 August 2012. New Zealand. Photo: Richard Hood/photosport.co.nz

The second international of the Christchurch Casino International Women’s Basketball Series between Japan and the Tall Ferns was played at Cowles Stadium, Christchurch on Friday night and once again Japan proved too strong for the Tall Ferns winning 93-66.The Japanese, ranked 15th in the world gave a fine exhibition in offensive ball movement turning any Kiwi mistake into a scoring opportunity.  The visitors shot an efficient 54% from the field (37/69) and a highly respectable 41% (7/17) from behind the three point arc. Continue reading

Tall Ferns lose to Japan

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Game one of the Christchurch Casino International Women’s Basketball Series between Japan and the Tall Ferns, played at Cowles Stadium, Christchurch resulted in a win for the visitors 75-58. Continue reading

Tall Ferns preparing for Japan series

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The Tall Ferns arrived in Christchurch on Sunday afternoon weary but content following their week long excursion to the William Jones Cup in Taiwan. Continue reading