Gliddon named in Australian team for Games

South Western Times

Bunbury-raised basketballer Cameron Gliddon has today been named in the Australian team to compete at next month’s Commonwealth Games.

The 28-year-old was the only Cairns Taipans player named in the squad, with all 12 members playing in the National Basketball League.

Gliddon joins Perth Wildcats captain Damian Martin, centre Angus Brandt and Melbourne United prolific scorer Chris Goudling in the squad.

The Commonwealth Games are on the Gold Coast from April 5, with the Boomers strong gold medal favourites.

Australia will face Nigeria, New Zealand and Canada in Pool A while Pool B is made up of England, Cameroon, India and Scotland.

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The top two teams from Pool A will advance to the semi-finals while the bottom two from Pool A will face the top two from Pool B in a qualifying final.

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