Australian Defence Basketball Association

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The Australian Defence Force Basketball Association (ADFBA) formed in 1983, is an accredited Australian Defence Force sporting association under the auspices of the Australian Defence Force Sports Council (ADFSC).[1]

Australian Defence Force Basketball Association
Country  Australia
Founded 1983
Patron Brigadier Paul Nothard, CSC
Official Site www.adba.basketball.net.au
Honours
Silver Medals (4)
Women(3) 2009, 1999, 1997
Men(1) 1999
Bronze Medals (4)
Women(2) 2007, 1995
Men(2) 2005, 1997

ADF Combined Service National Championships[edit]

Year Location Champion Women Champion Men
2016 RAAF Base Edinburgh SA NSW NSW
2015 RAAF Base Williams, Laverton VIC NSW QLD
2014 RAAF Base Edinburgh SA QLD QLD
2013 Randwick Barracks, Randwick NSW ACT/Wagga QLD
2012 RAAF Base Williams, Laverton VIC QLD QLD
2011 RAAF Base Williamtown NSW QLD QLD
2010 Not held Not held Not held
2009 Latchford Barracks, Bonegilla VIC ACT NSW
2008 RAAF Base Williams, Laverton VIC VIC NSW
2007 RAAF Base Wagga, Forest Hill NSW ACT NT
2006 RAAF Base Townsville, Garbutt QLD ACT NSW
2005 RAAF Base Williamtown NSW NSW NSW
2004 RAAF Base Williams, Laverton VIC NSW NSW
2003 Randwick Barracks, Randwick NSW NSW NSW
2002 RAAF Base Wagga, Forest Hill NSW NT NSW
2001 Leeuwin Barracks, Fremantle WA VIC QLD
2000 Borneo Barracks, Cabarlah QLD VIC QLD
1999 Randwick Barracks, Randwick NSW NT NSW
1998 Randwick Barracks, Randwick NSW QLD QLD
1997 Randwick Barracks, Randwick NSW QLD QLD
1996 Borneo Barracks, Cabarlah QLD QLD ACT
1995 RAAF Base Williamtown NSW VIC ACT
1994 Borneo Barracks, Cabarlah QLD QLD SA
1993 RAAF Base Williams, Point Cook VIC QLD SA
1992 RAAF Base Edinburgh SA QLD QLD
1991 Randwick Barracks, Randwick NSW VIC ACT
1990 HMAS Albatross, Nowra NSW QLD VIC
1989 HMAS Cerberus, Crib Point VIC VIC VIC
1988 RAAF Base Williams, Laverton VIC VIC NSW
1987 Tobruk Barracks, Puckapunyal VIC NSW VIC
1986 Randwick Barracks, Randwick NSW QLD NSW
1985 Randwick Barracks, Randwick NSW VIC VIC
1984 RAAF Base Edinburgh SA NSW NSW
1983 HMAS Cerberus, Crib Point VIC NSW NSW

ADFBA National Teams[edit]

Year Tours Women's Coach Men's Coach
2017 Janeter Turnbull Dean Burke
2016 Tasmania Janeter Turnbull Dean Burke
2015 Brisbane, QLD Janeter Turnbull Dean Burke
2014 Singapore (Cancelled) Janeter Turnbull Dean Burke
2013 No Tour Held Janeter Turnbull Bruce Ferguson
2012 Western Australia Janeter Turnbull Bruce Ferguson
2011 Arafura Games Bruce Ferguson
2009 Arafura Games Dean Burke Mick Kearney
2008  New Zealand Dean Burke Mick Kearney
2007 Arafura Games[2][3] Dean Burke Mick Kearney
2006  Singapore[4] Bill Lawrie Mick Kearney
2005 Arafura Games Bruce Ferguson Mick Kearney
2004  New Zealand[5] Mick Kearney Mick Kearney
2003  New Zealand, Australian Institute of Sport[6] John Tauschke Bill Lawrie
2002 Cath Wilsen Bill Lawrie
2001 Arafura Games Bill Lawrie Mark Thomas
2000 Scott Cranfield Mick Kearney
1999 Arafura Games Tony Cotton Mick Kearney
1998  United Kingdom Scott Cranfield Mick Kearney
1997 Arafura Games Scott Cranfield Bill Lawrie
1996 Australian Institute of Sport Scott Cranfield Bill Lawrie
1995 Arafura Games Craig Button Bill Lawrie
1994 Australian Institute of Sport Scott Cranfield Bill Lawrie
1993 Scott Cranfield Mick Kearney
1992 Bill Lawrie Mick Kearney
1991  New Zealand Bill Lawrie Mick Kearney
1990 Tony Cotton Mick Kearney
1989  New Zealand; Country VIC, NSW & QLD. Tony Cotton Mick Kearney
1988 Tony Cotton Mick Kearney
1987 Laddy Koch Mick Kearney
1986 Laddy Koch Rod Cooper
1985 Laddy Koch Rod Cooper
1984 Laddy Koch Rod Cooper
1983  New Zealand John Nordheim Rod Cooper

Awards[edit]

Most Valuable Players[edit]

The Bob Croxton Trophy is awarded to the women's MVP and the Brian Egan Trophy to the men's MVP.

Year MVP Women State Service MVP Men State Service
2016 Annie Tanner NSW
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Rob Cameron SA
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2015 Grace Amey QLD
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Andrew Olechnowicz QLD
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2014 Grace Amey QLD
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Mitch Foster NSW
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2013 Wendy Jeffrey VIC
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Aaron Marsh "Gobba" ADFBA Masters
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2012 Erin Mrnjavac QLD
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James Rowden SA
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2011 Kylie Guarino SA
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Ash Condon NSW
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2009 Karen Hill ACT
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Tim Muehlberg & Andrew Boylen SA & WA
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2008 Fiona Harris NT
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Richard Vandersnoek NSW
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2007 Karen Herbert "Buzz" ACT
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Mitch Selwood NT
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2006 Kylie Guarino "Guido" VIC
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Andy Peate SA
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2005 Kylie Guarino "Guido" VIC
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Andrew Olechnowicz VIC
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2004 Heather Edwards (Marsh)[7] NSW
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Ken Robertson "Busta" ACT
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2003 Jayne Tauschke WA
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Dean Hill & Andy Peate ACT & NSW
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2002 Wendy Keogh NT
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Dean Hill ACT
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2001 Jayne Tauschke & Sarah Webb VIC & NSW
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Scott Northey NSW
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2000 Jayne Monaghan (Tauschke) VIC
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Dean Hill ACT
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1999 Jayne Monaghan (Tauschke) NT
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Steve Loeweke NT
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1998 Jayne Monaghan (Tauschke) NSW
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Scott Northey VIC
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1997 Moria Betts ACT
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Dean Burke SA
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1996 Jayne Monaghan (Tauschke) NSW
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John Tauschke NT
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1995 Moria Betts SA
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John Brown SA
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1994 Bettina Stelzer QLD
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John Tauschke NT
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1993 Julie Zuppan VIC
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John Brown SA
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1992 Donna Tucker VIC
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Gary Browning VIC
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1991 Kerri Saunders (Kearney) VIC
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John Van Den Hurk VIC
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1990 Cathy Gray (Wilsen) QLD
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Phil Antrobus NSW
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1989 Kerri Saunders (Kearney) VIC
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Kel Crowell QLD
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1988 Jan Osbourne VIC
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John Tauschke ACT
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1987 Cathy Gray (Wilsen) VIC
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Pete Wilkinson ACT
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1986 Dianne Carter NSW
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Bruce Fallon NSW
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1985 Teela Prince QLD
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Bruce Fallon NSW
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1984 Diedre Anderson VIC
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Gary Browning VIC
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1983 Gillian Parkes NSW
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Graham Joce "Jock" SA
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Player's Player Award[edit]

Award voted on by the players in recognition of an admired competitor. Female's Player's Player is awarded the Donna Puglisi Trophy. Male's Player's Player is awarded the Chris Siegmann Trophy.

Year Women State Service Men State Service
2016 Ruth Wicks QLD
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Nick Munday & Thomas Zerna VIC & VIC
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2015 Jeska Matthews QLD
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Jay Dalton NSW
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2014 Heather Marsh

Grace Amey

NSW

QLD

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Mitch Mundie

Richard Ven Der Snoek

NT

VIC

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2013 Kylie Guarino "Guido"

Karen Hill

VIC

ACT/Wagga

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Thomas Zerna QLD
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2012 Kandis Ivas-Duncan QLD
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Lucas Tanis VIC
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2011 Kandis Ivas-Duncan QLD
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Chris Cullen VIC
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2009 Rebecca Brewer SA
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Andrew Boylen WA
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2008 Heather Marsh VIC
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Andrew Olechnowicz VIC
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2007 Jeska Matthews NT
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Jim Boekel NT
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2006 Kylie Guarino "Guido" VIC
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Lucas Tanis NT
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2005 Heather Marsh NSW
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Andrew Olechnowicz VIC
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Rookie of the Year Award[edit]

Award given to the best player in their first year.

Year Women State Service Men State Service
2016 Nikkiska McGlashan VIC/ACT
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Alexander Brown NSW
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2015 Lara Pilton NSW
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Nathan McGowan QLD
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2014 Grace Amey QLD
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Karl Turvey QLD
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2013 Leah Swain QLD
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Ben Jay NSW
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2012 Kristen Langhorn ACT APS James Rowden SA
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2011 Erin Mrnjavac QLD
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Tomasz Szymanski ACT
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2009 Annie Tanner NSW
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Ash Condon NSW
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2008 Kelly Osborne QLD
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Dimitrios Papas QLD
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Champion Point Scorers[edit]

Awarded to players who tally highest points total during championships. The men's champion is awarded the Bob Shortridge Trophy. The point scoring titles ceased to be awarded from 2011.

Year Women State Service Men State Service
2009 Karen Hill ACT
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Andrew Olechnowicz VIC
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2008 Heather Marsh VIC
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Andrew Boylen WA
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2007 Kate Hockings & Sarah Legg NZ & NSW
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Andrew Olechnowicz VIC
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2006 Jeska Matthews [8] NT
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Andy Peate SA
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2005 Fiona Harris ACT
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Andrew Olechnowicz VIC
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2004 Gill Rutledge NSW
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Ken Robertson "Busta" ACT
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2003 Wendy Keogh NSW
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Aaron Marsh "Gobba" NSW
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2002 Jayne Tauschke[9] VIC
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Dean Hill ACT
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2001 Jayne Tauschke VIC
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Ken Robertson "Busta" NSW
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2000 Jayne Monaghan (Tauschke) VIC
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Ken Robertson "Busta" VIC
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1999 Jayne Monaghan (Tauschke) NT
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Ken Robertson "Busta" VIC
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1998 Jayne Monaghan (Tauschke) NSW
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Ken Robertson "Busta" VIC
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Champion Three Point Shooters[edit]

Three point contest held traditionally as interval between the Men's & Women's Finals Games, hosted by the Brotherhood and Sisterhood.

Year Women State Service Men State Service
2016 Sarah Ellis NT
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Welmer Castillo WA
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2015 Hannah Kennedy QLD
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Welmer Castillo VIC
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2014 Shannon Cook SA
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Jim Boekel VIC
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2013 Matt Rugendyke QLD
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2012 Bethany Van Ross QLD
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Jamie Stow SA
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2011 Candice O'Keefe NSW
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Veselin Ceranic NT
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2009 Allyson Hurrell NSW
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Peter Liston NSW
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2008 Julie Williams QLD
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Scott Bradley QLD
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2007 Amelia Walmsley NSW
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Trent Whiston NSW
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2006 Jim Boekel NT
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2005 Justin Manwaring QLD
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2004 Karen Herbert "Buzz" ACT
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Rob Greig WA
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2003 Karen Herbert "Buzz" ACT
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Andy Hannah "Skylab" VIC
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2002 Bree Griffiths QLD
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Tim Muehlberg SA
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2001 Bree Griffiths QLD
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Tim Muehlberg SA
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2000 Jayne Monaghan (Tauschke) VIC
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Darren Martin NSW
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1999 Jayne Monaghan (Tauschke) NT
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Matt Rugendyke QLD
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1998
1997 Tamika Simmons Matt Rugendyke QLD
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1996 Bettina Stelzer
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Dean Burke "Wombat" SA
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1995 Brett Matthews "Lurch"

Major Greg "Frenchie" McDougall Award[edit]

Awarded to the person who demonstrates the energy, indomitable spirit, sense of fair play and enjoyment of life that the late Major Gregory John "Frenchie" McDougall displayed both on and off the court.

Year Recipient
2016 Mick Kearney "Puss/Raptor"
2015 Melissa Miller
2014 Lachlan Sorensen
2013 Dean Burke "Wombat"
2012 Bruce Ferguson "Bug"
2011 Janeter Turnbull & Tim Muehlberg
2009 Danni Stone
2008 Lucas Telley
2007 Brian Lawrie "Bill"
2006 Ken Robertson "Busta"
2005 Mary Anne Wheatley
2004 Graham Claude Joce "Jock"
2003 Chris Siegmann "Chuckie"
2002 Gill Rutledge
2001 John Van Den Hurk & Donna Puglisi
2000 Wayne Springhall "Springer"
1999 Sheralee Clarke (Gormley) & Paul Hart
1998 Geoff Toulson & Andrea Anderson (Rogers)
1997 Cath Wilsen

Administration[edit]

Australian Defence Force Basketball Association is administered by the ADBA committee and is responsible to the Australian Defence Sports Council (ADSC). The ADFBA was originally formed in 1983. The first committee was established by six members. LEUT Bruce Fallon (Navy), Will Van Weedenberg (Army), MAJ Adrian Corkeron (Army), WGCDR Bob Shortridge (Air Force), SQNLDR Amanda Leslie (Air Force), and FSGT John Nordheim (Air Force).

The 2010 National Championships was disbanded following an investigation into the conduct of the 2009 Championships.[10]

[edit]

The first ADFBA logo was designed during the 1999 Arafura Games by a committee of those attending the Games.

ADFBA Logo 1999-2012

The ADF Sports Council recommended that the word 'Force' be removed from ADF Sports Associations. A re-branded logo as the 'ADBA' was designed by Kellie Davis and approved by the ADBA Committee meeting held at RAAF Fairbairn, Canberra ACT in 2012.

The ADFSC later retraced this decision and a refreshed ADFBA logo based on the original 1999 design was reinstalled.

See also[edit]

Sources[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ADBA 2006, Honour Board, Australian Defence Basketball Association, viewed 24 Dec 2008
  2. ^ Sporting Pulse 2007, Arafura Games Women's Results, Sporting Pulse, viewed 26 Dec 2008
  3. ^ Sporting Pulse 2007, Arafura Games Men's Results 2007, Sporting Pulse, viewed 26 Dec 2008
  4. ^ Rollings, Barry 27 Jul 2006, Slam Dunked, Army: The Soldiers' Newspaper, Department of Defence, viewed 27 Dec 2008
  5. ^ Air Force News 06 Nov 2003, Air Power lifts NSW to Victory, Air Force News, Department of Defence, viewed 27 Dec 2008
  6. ^ Siegmann, Chris 27 Feb 2003, ADF basketball in good hands for future, Army: The Soldiers' Newspaper, Department of Defence, viewed 27 Dec 2008
  7. ^ Army News 22 Dec 2004, Fast and furious, NSW slams the competition at ADF Basketball, Army: The Soldiers' Newspaper, Department of Defence, viewed 26 Dec 2008
  8. ^ Bounty, Peter 08 Feb 2007, ADF comp nets nine for Arafura, Army: The Soldiers' Newspaper, Department of Defence, viewed 26 Dec 2008
  9. ^ Irving, Rachel 19 Dec 2002, Aussies on target at basketball titles, Air Force News, Department of Defence, viewed 27 Dec 2008
  10. ^ Oakes, Dan 29 Apr 2010, Drunken troops run amok during 'schoolies' binge at sports tournament, Sydney Morning Herald [1], viewed 30 Apr 2010