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December 2, 2021

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Next generation of female basketball players, with coordinator Karen Irwin

The next generation of female basketball players, with coordinator Karen Irwin, turned up to a ‘come and try day’ last Sunday organised by Basketball NSW at the Cavanbah Centre.

The half-day session was designed to give 7 to 16-year-old girls a taste of all the different aspects of basketball. No matter the skill level of participants the session created a safe environment to support the next generation of female players.


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