The Cairns Taipans found themselves in the same ladder position for the second consecutive year. Despite a campaign soured by COVID, injuries and fixture reshuffles, under the guidance of new head coach Adam Forde, they found some success.
As the Commonwealth Games get closer, Australian representative Brenna Kean who will be competing in the 59kg class in weightlifting will be hoping to earn one of the three medals when she travels to Birmingham.
Josh Green is the final Aussie remaining in the NBA Playoffs after he and the Dallas Mavericks defeated the Phoenix Suns this week. Unfortunately it was the end of the road for Matisse Thybulle and the Philadelphia 76ers, being knocked out by the Miami Heat.
The New Zealand Breakers were away from home for the second consecutive season and struggled to consistently get their best players on the court due to injury, but the Breakers still had some shining lights.
The Central Coast Mariners and Adelaide United are two clubs that have been lauded as top exposers of young Australian talent to professional football but with contrasting plans. The two clubs take on each other in the first week of finals hoping their strategy prevails.