Slammers learn of pre-season fate

Justin FrisSouth Western Times
Experienced Print Sync South West Slammers veteran Michael Lay in action last season. Lay’s side take on the Wolves in game one of the SBL’s annual pre-season tournament.
Camera IconExperienced Print Sync South West Slammers veteran Michael Lay in action last season. Lay’s side take on the Wolves in game one of the SBL’s annual pre-season tournament. Credit: South Western Times, Mitchell Woodcock

Fixtures for the 2019 SBL Pre-Season Blitz tournament were released by the SBL on Thursday, with matches held across March 2 and 3 at Warwick Stadium in Perth’s northern suburbs.

All 26 SBL teams will participate, along with the Perth Wildcats development squad and WA’s under 18 metro and country teams.

Guided by John Triscari, the Slammers men’s team open their campaign against reigning premiers Joondalup Wolves – while Nathan Grover’s women’s take on the Kalamunda Eastern Suns.

All day one matches will operate via a running clock, with the final day to be full-timed games.

2019 SBL Pre-Season Blitz - Print Sync South West Slammers fixtures

Saturday, March 2

Men’s: 12pm Slammers v Joondalup Wolves, 3pm Willetton Tigers v Slammers.

Women’s: 2pm Slammers v Kalamunda Eastern Suns, 4pm Joondalup Wolves v Slammers.

Sunday, March 3

Men’s: 1.45pm Slammers v Perth Redbacks.

Women’s: 10.15am Slammers v Cockburn Cougars

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