Waratah League

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Waratah League
Waratah logo.png
Waratah League logo
Sport Basketball
Founded 1991
No. of teams CM: 11
CW: 9
Country Australia
Most recent
champion(s)
CM: Bankstown Bruins (4th title)
CW: Newcastle Hunters (1st title)
Most titles CM: Sydney Comets (5 titles)
CW: Bankstown Bruins (10 titles)
Official website Waratah League

The Waratah League is a semi-professional basketball league in New South Wales, Australia. The league comprises seven competitions, with its two main ones being the men's (CM) and women's (CW) Championship divisions. Below the CM and CW is: Division 1 Men, Division 1 Women, Division 1 Youth Men, Division 1 Youth Women, and Division 2 Youth Men.[1] The Waratah League was previously a member of the Australian Basketball Association (ABA) from 2001 to 2008.

Current teams[edit]

CM[edit]

  • Bankstown Bruins
  • Central Coast Crusaders
  • Hills Hornets
  • Hornsby Spiders
  • Illawarra Hawks
  • Maitland Mustangs
  • Manly Warringah Sea Eagles
  • Newcastle Hunters
  • Norths Bears
  • Sutherland Sharks
  • Sydney Comets

CW[edit]

  • Bankstown Bruins
  • Hills Hornets
  • Hornsby Spiders
  • Illawarra Hawks
  • Manly Warringah Sea Eagles
  • Newcastle Hunters
  • Norths Bears
  • Sutherland Sharks
  • Sydney Comets

List of Champions[edit]

Premier Division

Year Men Women
1991 Goulburn Bears Manly Warringah Sea Eagles
1992 Sydney Sonics Manly Warringah Sea Eagles
1993 Bankstown Bruins Sutherland Sharks
1994 Parramatta Wildcats Wagga Wolves
1995 ACT Sutherland Sharks
1996 Bankstown Bruins Parramatta Wildcats
1997 Bankstown Bruins Bankstown Bruins
1998 Illawarra Hawks Bankstown Bruins
1999 Illawarra Hawks Bankstown Bruins
2000 Newcastle Hunters ACT Academy

Waratah League

Year Men Women
2001 Illawarra Hawks ACT Academy
2002 Sydney Comets ACT Academy
2003 Sydney Comets Bankstown Bruins
2004 Sydney Comets Bankstown Bruins
2005 Sydney Comets Bankstown Bruins
2006 Sutherland Sharks Bankstown Bruins
2007 Sutherland Sharks Hornsby Spiders
2008 Sutherland Sharks Sydney Comets
2009 Parramatta Wildcats Hornsby Spiders
2010 Manly Warringah Sea Eagles Bankstown Bruins
2011 Illawarra Hawks Canberra Nationals
2012 Norths Bears Bankstown Bruins
2013 Manly Warringah Sea Eagles Illawarra Kittyhawks
2014 Norths Bears Hornsby Spiders
2015 Sydney Comets Bankstown Bruins
2016 Bankstown Bruins Newcastle Hunters

Source: Waratah League History

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