Sydney Uni Flames

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Sydney Uni Flames
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Leagues WNBL
Founded1981
HistoryBankstown Bruins
1981–1988
Sydney Bruins
1989–1991
Sydney Flames
1992–2000
Sydney Panthers
2000–2003
Sydney Uni Flames
2003–present
ArenaBrydens Stadium, Sydney Uni Sports & Aquatic Centre
LocationSydney, New South Wales
Main sponsorBrydens Lawyers
Head coach Cheryl Chambers
Team captain Belinda Snell
Championships4 (1993, 1997, 2001, 2017)
Sydney Uni Flames in white at a 6 January 2012 game at AIS Arena against the Canberra Capitals Canberra Capitals 2555.JPG
Sydney Uni Flames in white at a 6 January 2012 game at AIS Arena against the Canberra Capitals

The Sydney Uni Flames are a Women's National Basketball League team aligned with the University of Sydney. They have won four titles, in 1993, 1997, 2001 & 2017. They have also finished as runners-up a further ten times. [1]

The Women's National Basketball League (WNBL) is the pre-eminent professional women's basketball league in Australia. It is currently composed of eight teams. The league was founded in 1981 and is the women's counterpart to the National Basketball League (NBL). Several WNBL teams have NBL counterparts. The Adelaide Lightning, Melbourne Boomers, Perth Lynx and Sydney Uni Flames are the current WNBL teams sharing a market with an NBL team .The current league champions are the University of Canberra Capitals.

University of Sydney university in Sydney, Australia

The University of Sydney is an Australian public research university in Sydney, Australia. Founded in 1850, it is Australia's first university and is regarded as one of the world's leading universities. The university is colloquially known as one of Australia's sandstone universities. Its campus is ranked in the top 10 of the world's most beautiful universities by the British Daily Telegraph and The Huffington Post, spreading across the inner-city suburbs of Camperdown and Darlington. The university comprises 9 faculties and university schools, through which it offers bachelor, master and doctoral degrees.

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Current roster

2017–18 Sydney Uni Flames roster
PlayersCoaches
Pos.No.Nat.NameHt.
G 2 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Walmsley, Susannah 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
G 3 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Moffatt, Hayley 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
G 4 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Tupaea, Tahlia 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
C 5 Flag of the United States.svg Hamson, Jennifer 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in)
F 6 Flag of Australia (converted).svg McLean, Cassidy 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
G 7 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Wilson, Alex 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
F 8 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Greaves, Shanae 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
G 10 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Ebzery, Katie-Rae 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
F 11 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Boag, Carly 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
G 12 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Snell, Belinda  (C)1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
F 14 Flag of Australia (converted).svg McSpadden, Lara 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in)
F 31 Flag of the United States.svg Taylor, Asia 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
G 44 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Graham, Sarah 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Development player
  • (I) Import player
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured

Updated: 4 October 2017

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