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October 20, 2017
SEABL Men Return

The Melbourne Tiger’s SEABL men are pleased to announce the return of 3 players from the 2017 team. 2017 Captain Jimmy Todd returns for his 3rd year at the Tigers. Tigers Junior Ryan Oirbans returns after averaging 8 rebounds in 8 games in 2017. Finally, Ben Dixon returns backing up from an excellent season in…

October 18, 2017
Applications – SEABL Men’s Assistant Coach

The Melbourne Tigers SEABL Men’s team are seeking an assistant coach who has experience at the senior level to assist the newly appointed head coach, Nick Abdicevic. Interested coaches to email Nick directly for more details or to apply at nick@gaze.com.au

October 15, 2017
SEABL Men’s Coach 2018 – Nick Abdicevic

The Melbourne Tigers are excited to announce Nick Abdicevic as our 2018 SEABL Men’s Head Coach. Following his success as our Youth Boys Head Coach, Nick will take the reins from Andrew Gaze and lead our Senior Men’s Program. Nick is Australia’s leading skills coach and will be dedicated to the development of incoming players….

September 19, 2017
SEABL Women Coaching Position 2018

Senior Women’s Head Coach Position Zoe Carr has resigned from her position as SEABL Women’s head coach following a new position within her job which will require a lot more of her time and unfortunately with the travel, she cannot make the commitment.  Therefore, Melbourne Tigers is requesting applications for the Head Coaching position for…

August 6, 2017
Tigers Finish Season with a Pair of Wins

The last game of the 2017 season for the Women and Men saw the Tigers pitted against the Bendigo sides. The Lady Braves were playing for top spot in the South Division while the Tigers were playing for pride, whilst in the Men’s game, neither team was going to the playoffs but both teams wanted…

August 3, 2017
SEABL 17 Round 18 Men’s Preview

The Tigers have doubled their win total from last year but have gone through a lot of roster changes this year. From Bo Liu going to China for their National Games and then coming back only to go again shortly after, to Tom Wilson leaving for Serbia and Dane Pineau and Ryan Oirbans debuting, with…

August 1, 2017
SEABL 17 Round 17 Recap

The Melbourne Tigers traveled to Nunawading for a double header that was sure to be a tough ask for both sides. The Nunawading Spectres Women’s side was battling for a playoff spot while the Men were looking to consolidate their spot near the top of their division. The Women were up first in their matchup…

July 26, 2017
SEABL 17 Round 17 Men’s Preview

Nunawading Spectres Vs Melbourne Tigers Saturday 29th July @ 7:30pm Nunawading Stadium This is the first game in a tough weekend for the Melbourne Tigers as they come up against an old foe in the Nunawading Spectres. Nunawading who are currently sitting 2nd in the East with 15 wins and 6 losses are going to…

July 19, 2017
SEABL 17 Round 16 Men’s Preview

Kilsyth Cobras Vs Melbourne Tigers Saturday 22nd July @ 8:00pm Kilsyth Sports Centre This game will be a lot different than when these 2 teams met in Round 12. Daniel Dillon had just joined the team but only got to play 4 games before being struck down with a season ending injury. The Tigers though…

July 16, 2017
Tigers Lose on the Road to Old Rivals

The Melbourne Tigers traveled down the Princes Freeway to Geelong to take on the old NBL foes the Geelong Supercats. Melbourne had won their last 2 games and would have been high on confidence going into the game but the loss of Dane Pineau may of offset some of that. Andrew Gaze had returned to…

July 14, 2017
SEABL 17 Round 15 Men’s Preview

Geelong Supercats Vs Melbourne Tigers Saturday 15th July @ 8:00pm Geelong Arena With the Women having a bye this round the Men are going it alone on the road against Geelong in what should be an interesting battle. The Tigers are on a 2 game winning streak and are looking for their 3rd straight. After…

July 9, 2017
Tigers secure 2nd win in a row against Hobart

The Melbourne Tigers were back at MSAC to take on the Hobart Chargers teams in what would be deciding games for Hobart. With Melbourne languishing at the bottom of the South Division in both the Women’s and Men, Hobart was fighting for their playoff spot in the Women’s group while the Men’s side was trying…

July 5, 2017
SEABL 17 Round 14 Men’s Preview

Melbourne Tigers Vs Hobart Chargers Saturday 8th July @ 7:30pm Melbourne Sports & Aquatic Centre The Melbourne Tigers would be feeling confident coming into this clash with Hobart after breaking their 10 game losing streak last weekend against Frankston. The Tigers though are now going to be without Tom Wilson who is off to Serbia…

July 2, 2017
Tigers Give Frankston the Blues

The Melbourne Tigers were given an outside chance to beat Frankston in the Women and Men’s with the Blues having found a bit of form as of late. The Tigers though had other ideas with the 20th Anniversary celebrations of the Men’s 1997 VBA Championships against Frankston as well as Tom Wilson playing his last…

June 28, 2017
SEABL 17 Round 13 Men’s Preview

Melbourne Tigers Vs Frankston Blues Saturday 1st July @ 7:30pm Oakleigh Recreation Centre The Melbourne Tigers will be celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the 1997 VBA Championship on the night that they won against the Frankston Blues. Though the captain of that 97 side won’t be coaching the side with Andrew Gaze over in America…

June 25, 2017
Women and Men both go down to Kilsyth

The Melbourne Tigers were at home to the Kilsyth Cobras in what was to be a couple of completely different games with the Women facing the top side in Kilsyth and the Men facing a refreshed Cobras with recent signing Daniel Dillon. The Melbourne Tigers and Kilsyth Cobras battled out a tough 1st quarter that…

June 21, 2017
SEABL 17 Round 12 Men’s Preview

Melbourne Tigers Vs Kilsyth Cobras Saturday 24th June @ 7:30pm Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre The Melbourne Tigers season continues to slip away as they suffered their 9th consecutive loss in the previous round. This week they come up against the Kilsyth Cobras who have had their struggles this season as well but rebounded back…

June 19, 2017
Andrew Gaze to Join Indiana Pacers in NBA Summer League

Melbourne Tigers legend and head coach Andrew Gaze has accepted an offer to join the coaching staff at the Indiana Pacers in the NBA. For the past several years the Pacers have invited coaches from around the world in joining the coaching staff during their Summer League tournament. The Indiana Pacers will be competing at…

June 18, 2017
Tigers Split Games Against Albury-Wodonga

The Melbourne Tigers Women and Men’s teams travelled north to the border to take on the Albury-Wodonga Bandits. Both sides were hoping to get back on the winners list and had taken full strength teams up north. The Women were on court first against the Lady Bandits and in the 1st minute of the game…

June 14, 2017
SEABL 17 Round 11 Men’s Preview

Saturday 17th June @ 8:00pm Albury/Wodonga Bandits Vs Melbourne Tigers Lauren Jackson Sports Centre This is crunch time for the Melbourne Tigers. They will travel north to face the Albury/Wodonga Bandits who are sitting 4th in the East Division and fighting to stay in the hunt for a playoff position with Sandringham right behind them….

June 5, 2017
Tigers Lose Double-Headers

The Melbourne Tigers sides played a pair of double headers with the Tigers travelling to Bendigo on Saturday for clashes against the Braves and then back to their home away from home at Oakleigh for double header against the Dandenong Rangers. Both Tigers sides were hopeful on being able to pinch at least 1 game…

June 1, 2017
SEABL 17 Round 10 Men’s Preview

Saturday 3rd June, 2017 Bendigo Braves Vs Melbourne Tigers 8:00pm @ Bendigo Stadium The Melbourne Tigers have some work to do to get their season back on track after losing their past 6 games. Bendigo on the other hand have been piecing it together nicely as of late, having won 3 of their past 5…

May 29, 2017
Men Suffer Road Losses and Women Beaten at Home

The Melbourne Tigers Men were on the road this Round to play Ballarat and Sandringham, while the Women got a bit of a break to face the BA CoE side at MSAC. The Men got things going when they travelled to Ballarat for a rematch from the week before to face the Miners. The Miners…

May 24, 2017
SEABL 17 Round 9 Men’s Preview

The Men will be looking for 2 wins on the road as they look for revenge on Ballarat and looking to sweep the season meetings with Sandringham. The Tigers should see the return of Ari Stewart as well as the season debut for Daryl Corletto who have had to overcome injury. Unfortunately the news wasn’t…

May 21, 2017
SEABL 17 Round 8 Recap

With both Melbourne Tigers sides at home on Saturday against Ballarat and the Men on the road to take on Frankston the next day. Both sides were hoping to get back on the winners list. The Women got underway first against the Ballarat Rush in a rematch of their Round 4 clash that saw the…

May 18, 2017
SEABL Men’s Round 8 Preview

Melbourne Tigers Vs Ballarat Miners Saturday 20th May, 2017 @ 7:30pm – MSAC The Melbourne Tigers will have spent the week learning from their mistakes that they made against NW Tasmania after suffering their largest defeat so far, this season. Coach Andrew Gaze will be looking for an improved effort on the defensive end as…

May 18, 2017
Tigers Fall to Tassie Sides

The Melbourne Tigers sides were home for clashes against Tasmanian sides that they met in Round 3, with the women looking for revenge against the Launceston Tornadoes and the men looking to once again knock off the NW Tasmania Thunder. The women were first to take the court and were down a player with Monique…

May 18, 2017
SEABL Men’s Round 7 Preview

Melbourne Tigers Vs NW Tasmania Thunder Saturday 13th May @ 7:30pm – MSAC If this clash wasn’t significant enough after their Round 3 thriller that saw a last second buzzer beater for 3 by Tom Wilson knock off the Thunder in Tasmania, then the return of Bo Liu and Daryl Corletto made it more interesting…

May 18, 2017
Tigers Men and Women Fall Short

The Melbourne Tigers were in different locations this weekend with the women on the road down Port Phillip Bay while the men were at home at MSAC. The women had an early game Saturday night at Sandringham as they went head to head with the Sabres. The Tigers would have been liking their chances in…

May 18, 2017
SEABL Men’s Round 6 Preview

Saturday 6th May @ 8:00pm – MSAC Melbourne Tigers VS Nunawading Spectres The Melbourne Tigers Men are back home at the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre this Saturday night against where they face their toughest challenge of the season so far against the Nunawading Spectres. The Spectres are undefeated after 7 games. The Tigers will…

May 18, 2017
SEABL Round 5 Recap

  The Melbourne Tigers Women and Men took off for a trip to Canberra where they’d take on the Capitals Academy and Gunners, respectively. The women were looking to pick up their 2nd win against the winless Capitals Academy while the men were looking to bounce back from a narrow loss to Geelong against the…

May 18, 2017
SEABL Men’s Round 5 Preview

Canberra Gunners Vs Melbourne Tigers Saturday 29th April – 7:30pm Belconnen Stadium The Melbourne Tigers went down in a tight contest against the Geelong Supercats on Sunday and will be keen to bounce back. While Canberra have had an extra long break with the Easter Weekend off and a Bye in Round 4. In Round…

May 18, 2017
SEABL Round 4 Recap

The Melbourne Tigers sides only had 1 game each this weekend with the women travelling to the Minerdome in Ballarat on Saturday night and the Men were at home to the Geelong Supercats on Sunday afternoon. Both were tipped to be interesting games. The Women were up against the Ballarat Rush who played their first…

May 18, 2017
Sit Down with Tom Wilson

Tom Wilson has been a major recruit for the Melbourne Tigers so far this season as he is the Tigers leading scorer at 23.0ppg which is also 4th in the league. Tom is no stranger though to playing SEABL as he has done so for the BA CoE and Frankston Blues last season. Tom was…

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April 29, 2016
Game 5: 24 Second Thoughts

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September 19, 2017
SEABL Women Coaching Position 2018

Senior Women’s Head Coach Position Zoe Carr has resigned from her position as SEABL Women’s head coach following a new position within her job which will require a lot more of her time and unfortunately with the travel, she cannot make the commitment.  Therefore, Melbourne Tigers is requesting applications for the Head Coaching position for…

August 6, 2017
Tigers Finish Season with a Pair of Wins

The last game of the 2017 season for the Women and Men saw the Tigers pitted against the Bendigo sides. The Lady Braves were playing for top spot in the South Division while the Tigers were playing for pride, whilst in the Men’s game, neither team was going to the playoffs but both teams wanted…

August 3, 2017
SEABL 17 Round 18 Women’s Preview

Well this is it, the last game of the regular season and the Melbourne Tigers are at home facing the Bendigo Lady Braves. While the Tigers sit on the bottom of the South Division ladder, a win by Melbourne and a loss by Frankston could see that change, as for Bendigo though they have booked…

August 1, 2017
SEABL 17 Round 17 Recap

The Melbourne Tigers traveled to Nunawading for a double header that was sure to be a tough ask for both sides. The Nunawading Spectres Women’s side was battling for a playoff spot while the Men were looking to consolidate their spot near the top of their division. The Women were up first in their matchup…

July 26, 2017
SEABL 17 Round 17 Women’s Preview

SEABL 17 Round 17 Women’s Preview Nunawading Spectres Vs Melbourne Tigers Saturday 29th July @ 5:30pm Nunawading Stadium This is going to be a massive game for the Tigers as they come up against the Nunawading Spectres who they have not met this season. Nunawading comes into this game with 3 losses in their past…

July 19, 2017
SEABL 17 Round 16 Women’s Preview

Kilsyth Cobras Vs Melbourne Tigers Saturday July 22nd @ 6:00pm Kilsyth Sports Centre The Melbourne Tigers will be looking to go for their 3rd straight win. After having the bye last week, they will be well rested but will be going into this clash against the top of the ladder Kilsyth without young star Monique…

July 9, 2017
Tigers secure 2nd win in a row against Hobart

The Melbourne Tigers were back at MSAC to take on the Hobart Chargers teams in what would be deciding games for Hobart. With Melbourne languishing at the bottom of the South Division in both the Women’s and Men, Hobart was fighting for their playoff spot in the Women’s group while the Men’s side was trying…

July 5, 2017
SEABL 17 Round 14 Women’s Preview

Melbourne Tigers Vs Hobart Lady Chargers Saturday July 8th @ 5:30pm Melbourne Sports & Aquatic Centre The Melbourne Tigers scored a big win last weekend when they defeated the Frankston Blues. This week the Tigers will welcome back Louella Tomlinson after being in training camp with the Australian Opals team which will had to the…

July 2, 2017
Tigers Give Frankston the Blues

The Melbourne Tigers were given an outside chance to beat Frankston in the Women and Men’s with the Blues having found a bit of form as of late. The Tigers though had other ideas with the 20th Anniversary celebrations of the Men’s 1997 VBA Championships against Frankston as well as Tom Wilson playing his last…

June 28, 2017
SEABL 17 Round 13 Women’s Preview

Melbourne Tigers Vs Frankston Blues Saturday 1st July @ 5:30pm Oakleigh Recreation Centre The Melbourne Tigers are at home for the 2nd week in a row with a much anticipated clash against the Frankston Blues. The last time these 2 teams met in Round 6 it was thought the Tigers might be able to pinch…

June 25, 2017
Women and Men both go down to Kilsyth

The Melbourne Tigers were at home to the Kilsyth Cobras in what was to be a couple of completely different games with the Women facing the top side in Kilsyth and the Men facing a refreshed Cobras with recent signing Daniel Dillon. The Melbourne Tigers and Kilsyth Cobras battled out a tough 1st quarter that…

June 21, 2017
SEABL 17 Round 12 Women’s Preview

Melbourne Tigers Vs Kilsyth Cobras Saturday June 24th @ 5:30pm Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre The Melbourne Tigers are riding high after chalking up their 3rd win for the year last week on the road in Albury-Wodonga. This week though the Tigers are in for a daunting task. They will be taking on the Kilsyth…

June 18, 2017
Tigers Split Games Against Albury-Wodonga

The Melbourne Tigers Women and Men’s teams travelled north to the border to take on the Albury-Wodonga Bandits. Both sides were hoping to get back on the winners list and had taken full strength teams up north. The Women were on court first against the Lady Bandits and in the 1st minute of the game…

June 14, 2017
SEABL 17 Round 11 Women’s Preview

Saturday 17th June @ 6:00pm Albury/Wodonga Lady Bandits Vs Melbourne Tigers Lauren Jackson Sports Centre The Melbourne Tigers travel north to the border to take on Albury/Wodonga in what will be an interesting match-up. Both teams have 2 wins for the year though the Tigers have played 3 more games. The Tigers have lost their…

June 5, 2017
Tigers Lose Double-Headers

The Melbourne Tigers sides played a pair of double headers with the Tigers travelling to Bendigo on Saturday for clashes against the Braves and then back to their home away from home at Oakleigh for double header against the Dandenong Rangers. Both Tigers sides were hopeful on being able to pinch at least 1 game…

June 1, 2017
SEABL 17 Round 10 Women’s Preview

Saturday 3rd June, 2017 Bendigo Braves Vs Melbourne Tigers 6:00pm @ Bendigo Stadium The Melbourne Tigers women finally will debut their full line up for the first as Louella Tomlinson will make her debut for the Tigers as they travel up the Calder Highway to face the Bendigo Braves. The Melbourne Tigers came away from…

May 29, 2017
Men Suffer Road Losses and Women Beaten at Home

The Melbourne Tigers Men were on the road this Round to play Ballarat and Sandringham, while the Women got a bit of a break to face the BA CoE side at MSAC. The Men got things going when they travelled to Ballarat for a rematch from the week before to face the Miners. The Miners…

May 24, 2017
SEABL 17 Round 9 Women’s Preview

This is going to be a tough game for the Melbourne Tigers. The BA CoE side has been a force to be reckoned with this season and are coming to Melbourne on the back of a massive 65-point thumping of the Frankston Blues last Sunday. The Tigers are also coming off a win of their…

May 22, 2017
Q & A with Monique Conti

The reigning Victorian Youth League Championship Women’s MVP and current Women’s SEABL Melbourne Tigers team member Monique Conti is a unique individual. She is not only a talented basketballer but a talented footballer. She was a member of the Women’s TAC Cup inaugural season where she played for the Calder Cannons. Monique was a member…

May 21, 2017
SEABL 17 Round 8 Recap

With both Melbourne Tigers sides at home on Saturday against Ballarat and the Men on the road to take on Frankston the next day. Both sides were hoping to get back on the winners list. The Women got underway first against the Ballarat Rush in a rematch of their Round 4 clash that saw the…

May 18, 2017
SEABL Women’s Round 8 Preview

Melbourne Tigers Vs Ballarat Rush Saturday 20th May, 2017 @ 5:30PM – MSAC Coach Zoe Carr and her team have had a week to recover from their largest loss of the season against Launceston. The Tigers have had the 1 win so far for the season and that was in Ballarat in Round 4. The…

May 18, 2017
Tigers Fall to Tassie Sides

The Melbourne Tigers sides were home for clashes against Tasmanian sides that they met in Round 3, with the women looking for revenge against the Launceston Tornadoes and the men looking to once again knock off the NW Tasmania Thunder. The women were first to take the court and were down a player with Monique…

May 18, 2017
SEABL Women’s Round 7 Preview

Melbourne Tigers Vs Launceston Tornadoes Saturday 13th May @ 5:30pm – MSAC The Melbourne Tigers are looking to bounce back after a couple of hard defeats last weekend to Sandringham and Frankston. This game presents the Tigers with another challenge. Tayla Roberts and the visiting Tornadoes. These 2 teams met in round 3 in a…

May 18, 2017
Tigers Men and Women Fall Short

The Melbourne Tigers were in different locations this weekend with the women on the road down Port Phillip Bay while the men were at home at MSAC. The women had an early game Saturday night at Sandringham as they went head to head with the Sabres. The Tigers would have been liking their chances in…

May 18, 2017
SEABL Women’s Round 6 Preview

Saturday 6th May @ 5:00pm – Sandringham Kings Club Sandringham Sabres Vs Melbourne Tigers The Melbourne Tigers Women will be going back to back this weekend facing the Sandringham Sabres first on Saturday evening. The Sabres are coming into the game at 2 wins & 5 losses while the Tigers are 1 win & 5…

May 18, 2017
SEABL Round 5 Recap

  The Melbourne Tigers Women and Men took off for a trip to Canberra where they’d take on the Capitals Academy and Gunners, respectively. The women were looking to pick up their 2nd win against the winless Capitals Academy while the men were looking to bounce back from a narrow loss to Geelong against the…

May 18, 2017
SEABL Women’s Round 5 Preview

SEABL 17 Round 5 Women’s Preview Canberra Capitals Academy Vs Melbourne Tigers Saturday 29th April – 5:30pm Belconnen Stadium The Melbourne Tigers women’s team have their first win on the board coming against Ballarat Rush last week and are now primed and ready to take on the winless Canberra Capitals Academy. The Tigers were threatening…

May 18, 2017
SEABL Round 4 Recap

The Melbourne Tigers sides only had 1 game each this weekend with the women travelling to the Minerdome in Ballarat on Saturday night and the Men were at home to the Geelong Supercats on Sunday afternoon. Both were tipped to be interesting games. The Women were up against the Ballarat Rush who played their first…

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September 19, 2017
Youth League Coaching Positions 2018

Youth Championship Men’s Coaching Positions The Melbourne Tigers is requesting applications for the Head Coaching position and Assistant Coaching position(s) for our Victorian Youth Championship Men’s team for the 2018 season. We are looking to continue the high standard of player development via the Youth League program and require the coaching staff that can facilitate…

July 30, 2017
Big V VYC Preliminary Finals Recaps

The Melbourne Tigers Youth Women trekked down along the bay to face the Sandringham Sabres in a battle for a spot in the VYC Grand Final. It was always going to be a close tight battle but the game was a lot more than that. It was a battle that a lot of people that…

July 27, 2017
Big V Youth League Preliminary Final Preview

VYCW Sandringham Sabres Vs Melbourne Tigers Saturday 29th July @ 3:00pm Sandringham King Club This game is going to be an exciting game as Sandringham have won their past 6 games and Melbourne have won their last 7. These 2 teams met at MSAC earlier this year in Round 9 where the Tigers won a…

July 23, 2017
Big V VYC Elimination Final Recap

With a chance to advance to next week’s semi final the Melbourne Tigers Youth sides were battling some familiar foes from last season in a match up on their home court at Oakleigh where they have played their majority of games this season. The VYC Women were on court first taking on the Knox Raiders…

July 20, 2017
Big V Youth League Elimination Finals Preview

It’s that time of the year again where the VYC kicks into high gear. This time last year the Melbourne Tigers sides were preparing for the finals. The VYCW’s side took on the Knox Raiders in the Elimination Final and the VYCM side took on the Diamond Valley Eagles. Fast forward 12 months and the…

July 17, 2017
Big V Youth League Round 16 Recap

With the Youth League heading into the final rounds both Melbourne sides were looking to cap off the home and away season with wins as they looked to go into another Finals campaign. The Youth Women were at Oakleigh on Saturday evening up against Ballarat in what became a statement from the Tigers that they…

July 15, 2017
Big V Youth League Round 16 Preview

The final round of the regular season is upon us and the Tigers are primed and ready for Finals basketball. Both Youth sides will face some stiff competition with both their opponents an opportunity to play finals basketball. VYCW Melbourne Tigers Vs Bendigo Young Lady Braves Saturday 15th July @ 6:00pm Oakleigh Recreation Centre The…

July 9, 2017
Big V Youth League Round 15 Recap

With the season winding down, the 2nd last round is a big chance for teams battling for playoff positions. For the Melbourne Tigers it was about consolidating their positions up near the top of the pools. The Youth Women were on the road to face the Waverley Falcons. The Tigers have been in some hot…

July 6, 2017
Big V Youth League Round 15 Preview

With the regular season almost over, some teams will be playing for pride whole others are playing to consolidate their playoff positions. The Tigers are booked for the finals in both VYC Men & Women and will be hoping to go back to back but before they even think about the last round and finals,…

July 3, 2017
Big V Youth League Round 14 Recap

With only 3 rounds left to go in the VYC the Tigers teams are building towards the playoffs and looking to defend their titles. The Youth Women have been motoring along nicely and were on the road Sunday facing the Ballarat Rush while the Youth Men have had a bit of a splutter and went…

June 29, 2017
Big V Youth League Round 14 Preview

The Youth League sides are on the road this weekend for a solitary game each as the Youth Women look to continue their winning run after a pair of good wins in the last round. The Youth Men on the other hand though are looking to bounce back after a pair of disappointing performances that…

June 26, 2017
Big V Youth League Round 13 Recap

The Melbourne Tigers Youth side had a big weekend with back to back games starting on the road on Saturday night before heading back to MSAC for a Sunday clash. The Youth Women were on the road first with a trip out to Eltham. The Tigers got the early jump on the Wildcats scoring the…

June 22, 2017
Big V Youth League Round 13 Preview

A big weekend of basketball for the youth teams as both sides will be playing back to backs. The Youth Women who are coming off a hard-fought win against the Hawthorn Magic last weekend will be travelling to Eltham Saturday evening for a big clash against the Wildcats before coming home to face the Ringwood…

June 19, 2017
Big V Youth League Round 12 Recap

The Melbourne Tigers Youth sides were on the road this week with the Youth Women squad travelling to take on Hawthorn while the Youth Men had the daunting task of taking on the undefeated Bulleen Boomers. The Youth Women tipped off at 1:00pm in a tough contested game that saw both teams miss plenty of…

June 15, 2017
Big V Youth League Round 12 Preview

VYCW Sunday 18th June, 2017 @ 1:00pm Hawthorn Magic Vs Melbourne Tigers Boroondara Sports Complex The Melbourne Tigers Youth Women are on the road this week against the Hawthorn Magic. This game will be an interesting match-up with the Tigers still sitting 2nd in the Watson Pool while the Magic are sitting 5th in the…

June 13, 2017
Youth Teams Sweep Weekend

The Melbourne Tigers Youth sides were in action this weekend with a double header Saturday night against the Waverley Falcons and the Youth Women had to follow that up with a road trip to Bendigo on Sunday. The Youth Women took to the court at Oakleigh first to take on the Falcons in what promised…

May 25, 2017
Big V Youth League Round 10 Preview

Saturday May 27th, 2017 6:00pm – VYCW – Melbourne Tigers Vs Knox Raider @ Oakleigh Rec Centre. The Melbourne Tigers will be looking to a big start to the weekend with the Youth women having the only home game for the Big V Tigers. They will be taking on the Knox Raiders who are coming…

May 22, 2017
Big V Youth League Recap Round 9

The Melbourne Tigers YCW & YCM were at home on Sunday against the Sabres but the YCM had business to take care of first out in Belgrave as they went against the Sherbrooke Suns. The Youth Men welcomed back Anthony Karabatsos for his first game of the year after returning from his first year at…

May 18, 2017
Big V Youth League Round 9 Preview

The Melbourne Tigers Youth League sides will be back in action this weekend at MSAC against the Sandringham Sabres but the Youth Men must first travel east to Belgrave on Saturday night to take on the Sherbrooke Suns.   Sherbrooke Suns Vs Melbourne Tigers (VYCM) Saturday May 20th, 2017 @ 8:00pm – Belgrave Heights Christian…

May 18, 2017
Big V Youth League Round 8 Recap

The Melbourne Tigers Youth sides were on the road for Mother’s Day, The Youth Women heading out east to Kilsyth to take on the Cobra’s and the Youth Men were in Hawthorn to take on the Magic. Both Tigers sides hovering around the top of their pools whilst Kilsyth in the Youth Women’s are down…

May 18, 2017
Big V Youth League Round 7 Recap

The Melbourne Tigers Youth sides returned home to MSAC for the first time this season in a Big V double header with the Youth Women kicking it off first against the Eltham Wildcats. Eltham Wildcats scored first to open the game but the Tigers responded back with the next 5 points but Eltham quickly answered…

May 18, 2017
Big V Youth League Round 7 Preview

The Melbourne Tigers are at home this week returning to MSAC for the first time this season. The women are up first against the Eltham Wildcats and the men will follow them against the Altona Gators.   Melbourne Tigers Vs Eltham Wildcats Saturday 6th May @ 4:00pm – MSAC   The Youth women had the…

May 18, 2017
Big V Youth League Round 6 Recap

  The Melbourne Tigers had just the Youth Men in action on Saturday evening with the Youth Women having a bye this round. The Tigers were at home at Oakleigh to take on the Eltham Wildcats for their 2nd meeting this season. The Tigers flew out of the blocks getting up on a 9 –…

May 18, 2017
Big V Youth League Round 6 Preview

Melbourne Tigers Vs Eltham Wildcats Saturday April 29th – 6:00pm Oakleigh Recreation Centre The Youth Men is the only Tigers side in action this week with the Youth Women having the bye. The Youth men will be at home to take on the Eltham Wildcats. The Tigers are sitting on top of the Terril Pool…

May 18, 2017
Big V Round 5 Recap

The Melbourne Tigers Youth teams took to the court Saturday night to take on the Dandenong Rangers in what loomed as a tough matchup for both sides. Only the Youth Men needed to back up the next day when they travelled to east to take on the Knox Raiders. The Youth Women were on court…

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September 19, 2017
Youth League Coaching Positions 2018

Youth Championship Men’s Coaching Positions The Melbourne Tigers is requesting applications for the Head Coaching position and Assistant Coaching position(s) for our Victorian Youth Championship Men’s team for the 2018 season. We are looking to continue the high standard of player development via the Youth League program and require the coaching staff that can facilitate…

July 30, 2017
Big V VYC Preliminary Finals Recaps

The Melbourne Tigers Youth Women trekked down along the bay to face the Sandringham Sabres in a battle for a spot in the VYC Grand Final. It was always going to be a close tight battle but the game was a lot more than that. It was a battle that a lot of people that…

July 27, 2017
Big V Youth League Preliminary Final Preview

VYCW Sandringham Sabres Vs Melbourne Tigers Saturday 29th July @ 3:00pm Sandringham King Club This game is going to be an exciting game as Sandringham have won their past 6 games and Melbourne have won their last 7. These 2 teams met at MSAC earlier this year in Round 9 where the Tigers won a…

July 23, 2017
Big V VYC Elimination Final Recap

With a chance to advance to next week’s semi final the Melbourne Tigers Youth sides were battling some familiar foes from last season in a match up on their home court at Oakleigh where they have played their majority of games this season. The VYC Women were on court first taking on the Knox Raiders…

July 20, 2017
Big V Youth League Elimination Finals Preview

It’s that time of the year again where the VYC kicks into high gear. This time last year the Melbourne Tigers sides were preparing for the finals. The VYCW’s side took on the Knox Raiders in the Elimination Final and the VYCM side took on the Diamond Valley Eagles. Fast forward 12 months and the…

July 17, 2017
Big V Youth League Round 16 Recap

With the Youth League heading into the final rounds both Melbourne sides were looking to cap off the home and away season with wins as they looked to go into another Finals campaign. The Youth Women were at Oakleigh on Saturday evening up against Ballarat in what became a statement from the Tigers that they…

July 15, 2017
Big V Youth League Round 16 Preview

The final round of the regular season is upon us and the Tigers are primed and ready for Finals basketball. Both Youth sides will face some stiff competition with both their opponents an opportunity to play finals basketball. VYCW Melbourne Tigers Vs Bendigo Young Lady Braves Saturday 15th July @ 6:00pm Oakleigh Recreation Centre The…

July 9, 2017
Big V Youth League Round 15 Recap

With the season winding down, the 2nd last round is a big chance for teams battling for playoff positions. For the Melbourne Tigers it was about consolidating their positions up near the top of the pools. The Youth Women were on the road to face the Waverley Falcons. The Tigers have been in some hot…

July 6, 2017
Big V Youth League Round 15 Preview

With the regular season almost over, some teams will be playing for pride whole others are playing to consolidate their playoff positions. The Tigers are booked for the finals in both VYC Men & Women and will be hoping to go back to back but before they even think about the last round and finals,…

July 3, 2017
Big V Youth League Round 14 Recap

With only 3 rounds left to go in the VYC the Tigers teams are building towards the playoffs and looking to defend their titles. The Youth Women have been motoring along nicely and were on the road Sunday facing the Ballarat Rush while the Youth Men have had a bit of a splutter and went…

June 29, 2017
Big V Youth League Round 14 Preview

The Youth League sides are on the road this weekend for a solitary game each as the Youth Women look to continue their winning run after a pair of good wins in the last round. The Youth Men on the other hand though are looking to bounce back after a pair of disappointing performances that…

June 26, 2017
Big V Youth League Round 13 Recap

The Melbourne Tigers Youth side had a big weekend with back to back games starting on the road on Saturday night before heading back to MSAC for a Sunday clash. The Youth Women were on the road first with a trip out to Eltham. The Tigers got the early jump on the Wildcats scoring the…

June 22, 2017
Big V Youth League Round 13 Preview

A big weekend of basketball for the youth teams as both sides will be playing back to backs. The Youth Women who are coming off a hard-fought win against the Hawthorn Magic last weekend will be travelling to Eltham Saturday evening for a big clash against the Wildcats before coming home to face the Ringwood…

June 19, 2017
Big V Youth League Round 12 Recap

The Melbourne Tigers Youth sides were on the road this week with the Youth Women squad travelling to take on Hawthorn while the Youth Men had the daunting task of taking on the undefeated Bulleen Boomers. The Youth Women tipped off at 1:00pm in a tough contested game that saw both teams miss plenty of…

June 15, 2017
Big V Youth League Round 12 Preview

VYCW Sunday 18th June, 2017 @ 1:00pm Hawthorn Magic Vs Melbourne Tigers Boroondara Sports Complex The Melbourne Tigers Youth Women are on the road this week against the Hawthorn Magic. This game will be an interesting match-up with the Tigers still sitting 2nd in the Watson Pool while the Magic are sitting 5th in the…

June 13, 2017
Youth Teams Sweep Weekend

The Melbourne Tigers Youth sides were in action this weekend with a double header Saturday night against the Waverley Falcons and the Youth Women had to follow that up with a road trip to Bendigo on Sunday. The Youth Women took to the court at Oakleigh first to take on the Falcons in what promised…

May 25, 2017
Big V Youth League Round 10 Preview

Saturday May 27th, 2017 6:00pm – VYCW – Melbourne Tigers Vs Knox Raider @ Oakleigh Rec Centre. The Melbourne Tigers will be looking to a big start to the weekend with the Youth women having the only home game for the Big V Tigers. They will be taking on the Knox Raiders who are coming…

May 22, 2017
Big V Youth League Recap Round 9

The Melbourne Tigers YCW & YCM were at home on Sunday against the Sabres but the YCM had business to take care of first out in Belgrave as they went against the Sherbrooke Suns. The Youth Men welcomed back Anthony Karabatsos for his first game of the year after returning from his first year at…

May 22, 2017
Q & A with Monique Conti

The reigning Victorian Youth League Championship Women’s MVP and current Women’s SEABL Melbourne Tigers team member Monique Conti is a unique individual. She is not only a talented basketballer but a talented footballer. She was a member of the Women’s TAC Cup inaugural season where she played for the Calder Cannons. Monique was a member…

May 18, 2017
Big V Youth League Round 9 Preview

The Melbourne Tigers Youth League sides will be back in action this weekend at MSAC against the Sandringham Sabres but the Youth Men must first travel east to Belgrave on Saturday night to take on the Sherbrooke Suns.   Sherbrooke Suns Vs Melbourne Tigers (VYCM) Saturday May 20th, 2017 @ 8:00pm – Belgrave Heights Christian…

May 18, 2017
Big V Youth League Round 8 Recap

The Melbourne Tigers Youth sides were on the road for Mother’s Day, The Youth Women heading out east to Kilsyth to take on the Cobra’s and the Youth Men were in Hawthorn to take on the Magic. Both Tigers sides hovering around the top of their pools whilst Kilsyth in the Youth Women’s are down…

May 18, 2017
Big V Youth League Round 7 Recap

The Melbourne Tigers Youth sides returned home to MSAC for the first time this season in a Big V double header with the Youth Women kicking it off first against the Eltham Wildcats. Eltham Wildcats scored first to open the game but the Tigers responded back with the next 5 points but Eltham quickly answered…

May 18, 2017
Big V Youth League Round 7 Preview

The Melbourne Tigers are at home this week returning to MSAC for the first time this season. The women are up first against the Eltham Wildcats and the men will follow them against the Altona Gators.   Melbourne Tigers Vs Eltham Wildcats Saturday 6th May @ 4:00pm – MSAC   The Youth women had the…

May 18, 2017
Big V Youth League Round 6 Recap

  The Melbourne Tigers had just the Youth Men in action on Saturday evening with the Youth Women having a bye this round. The Tigers were at home at Oakleigh to take on the Eltham Wildcats for their 2nd meeting this season. The Tigers flew out of the blocks getting up on a 9 –…

May 18, 2017
Big V Youth League Round 6 Preview

Melbourne Tigers Vs Eltham Wildcats Saturday April 29th – 6:00pm Oakleigh Recreation Centre The Youth Men is the only Tigers side in action this week with the Youth Women having the bye. The Youth men will be at home to take on the Eltham Wildcats. The Tigers are sitting on top of the Terril Pool…

May 18, 2017
Big V Round 5 Recap

The Melbourne Tigers Youth teams took to the court Saturday night to take on the Dandenong Rangers in what loomed as a tough matchup for both sides. Only the Youth Men needed to back up the next day when they travelled to east to take on the Knox Raiders. The Youth Women were on court…

October 19, 2017
Vale Martin Snell

It is with great sadness and deepest regret that the Melbourne Tigers acknowledge the passing of former committee member, team manager and parent, Martin Snell. Martin joined the club in 2009 with his daughter Abbey who played in the 14-4 team. At this time, the 14-4’s was the lowest group in the under 14 age…

October 6, 2017
Urgent: 2017/18 JUNIOR GIRLS TRYOUTS – Minor Changes

UPDATED SCHEDULE –>TIMES AND DATES HERE<–   REGISTRATIONS for the 2018 REPRESENTATIVE BASKETBALL SEASON  www.trybooking.com/LZLU. Melbourne Tigers Girls Basketball welcomes athletes of all abilities to tryout. Our program strives to assist the development of girls and young women through sport in all its undertakings. Accordingly we emphasise loyalty, resilience, generosity and team work as key core values…

October 2, 2017
2018 Junior Girls Coaches

The Melbourne Tigers Girls Basketball Club is pleased to announce the coaches for the 2017/2018 VJBL season Headlining the appointments is Warrick Giddey as the Under 18.1 Head Coach. Warrick is no stranger to the girls program having coached a number of teams over the past years. Warrick has just come off a stellar performance…

August 15, 2017
2017/18 JUNIOR GIRLS TRYOUTS
REGISTRATIONS for the 2018 REPRESENTATIVE BASKETBALL SEASON  www.trybooking.com/LZLU. Melbourne Tigers Girls Basketball welcomes athletes of all abilities to tryout. Our program strives to assist the development of girls and young women through sport in all its undertakings. Accordingly we emphasise loyalty, resilience, generosity and team work as key core values in all our club processes. Tryouts will...
June 22, 2017
Parents, this is what your kids want to hear when you watch them play

All parents want their kids to play well and have fun. The video below provides some great tips on how they can help make their sporting experiences a lot more enjoyable. 

June 15, 2017
Mid Season Report

The Tigers’ 2017 is off to a strong start with some terrific performances across the board as we hit the halfway mark of the season. The 12.1s finished the pool stage of the Victorian Championship on top of their group with an impressive 8W 1L score line and have qualified for the top flight, as…

June 15, 2017
Melbourne Tigers Girls Club appoint 2018 Director of Coaching

The Melbourne Tigers Women’s Basketball Association is pleased to announce our new Director of Coaching (DOC) for season 2017/2018. Tony Jackson will take over the position currently filled by Kelly Breazeale. Coach Kelly advised the club earlier this year that she wished to relinquish the role as she was finding it difficult to juggle a…