[First Filed – July 15, 2009 @ 12:39]
[ED] Just a reminder that the Opals play the second of their Canberra games tonight at the AIS Arena against the New Zealand Tall Ferns.
Andrew Barr has let us know that Canberra’s love affair with women’s basketball is set to continue with the Australian Opals set to light up the AIS Arena boards in both August and September:
- The Opals will take on China at the AIS Arena on 11 August and then New Zealand on 2 September.
“The Opals have had some fantastic achievements recently so this will be a great opportunity for the people of Canberra to see one of Australia’s most successful national sporting teams,” Mr Barr said.
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“Not only does this provide a great opportunity for the basketball loving public of Canberra to support some of the best female players in the world, it will also be a very positive promotion for women’s basketball and attract visitors to our city.
If only other codes saw fit to give us fixtures of similar quality.