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£727 ASDA Foundation Grant
May 16, 2018, 4:56 pm

Last Monday the club was presented with a further cheque for £727 by Asda following a  succesful grant application to the Asda Foundation. The Club is extremely grateful to  Karen Thomas (Community Engagement Champion) at Asda Tonypandy, and also the Asda Foundation for the support we have received in recent months. The money has already been used to purchase new kits for our U10 and U12 squads and we are in the process of ordering new kit for the U14 squads and also new match balls. 


£500 from ASDA
May 1, 2018, 8:18 am

At training last night the Club were presented with a £500 cheque by Karen Thomas, Community Champion at Asda Tonypandy after winning the January to March Green Token Scheme. Big Thanks to Karen and Asda for organising this and also a big thanks to everyone who collected the tokens on the Clubs behalf.   


USW / TIGERS WOMEN WIN THE LEAGUE
Jul 6, 2017, 9:32 pm

On 14/05/17, the USW / Tigers Womens Basketball team won the inaugural South Wales Basketball Associations Womens League with a narrow win 48-45 over second placed Butetown Dragons.

The team comprising current and former students from University of South Wales at Treforest, and coached by Dave, with Katie as an assistant coach and player, went through the season losing only one league match (against Swansea Uni Storm) which set them up with the league decider against Butetown Dragons. Details of the game are under the Fixtures and Results tab and photos are on the Photo Gallery tab.

WELL DONE LADIES.  


Tonyrefail Leisure Centre refurbishment
Jan 26, 2017, 11:54 pm

Tonyrefail Leisure Cente is undergoing a major refurbishment which results in us losing half the basketball court for the next three months. 

There are no other courts in the Tonyrefail area that we can use instead so please bear with us and continue to turn up to training with the Club.

The three months will soon pass and then we will be back to normal and will be able to train and play on a full court again.


Annual Presentation Night 2015-16 Season
Jul 12, 2016, 6:41 pm

Last night saw our annual 2015/16 awards presentation.. Congratulations to all the players on a fantastic season..

Many thanks to Will Jones kindly attended the evening  to present all the players with their awards and also        inspire the players with some great words of wisdom......

Due to an increase in the younger players now training with the club, Coach Dave Foale decided to introduce an Under 8 category for the first time..... There were 3 categories in each age group... Coaches Player Of Year....  and Most Improved Player.... ... The winners were as follows :-

Under 8 's

CPOY - Ieuan Harding

POY - Miller Longhurst

MIP - Harri Bunston

Under 10's

CPOY - Louis Burnell

POY - Tomas Atkins

MIP - Spencer Webber 

Under 12's

CPOY - Jacob Gibbons, 

POY - Dewi Hobbs,

MIP - Sam Griffiths. 

Under 14's

CPOY - Euan Williams

POY - Ben Evans

MIP - James Hobbs.

Under 16's

CPOY - Calvin Robins

POY - Rhys Evans

MIP -Thomas Rees. 

Under 18's

CPOY - Kieran O'Brien 

POY - James Large

MIP - Craig Hughes. 

Will Jones also presented Rhys Evans with his SWBA U16 MVP award for the season... Mention was also       made of James Large who was away on holidays but had previously been awarded the SWBA U18 MVP for the season....

The evening was rounded off with recognition for those players who have trained or represented Wales at various age groups throughout the season.....

Once again well done to all the players and coaches... Have an enjoyable summer off and see you all next season....


Tigers players on Welsh duty.
Jul 5, 2016, 9:48 pm

There was a great festival of basketball at the Surrey sports park last weekend, as the English Basketball Association held their inter regional tournament, and invited the Welsh junior squads to participate. Three Tigers players were involved in the Welsh squads.

On Saturday Ben Evans played for the Welsh U14's who were playing up in age against U15 teams from Surrey, Sussex, Herts and Kent.... Unfortunately the Welsh team played 3 and lost 3 but they certainly did themselves proud and battled hard against much bigger sides.

On Sunday morning Jacob Gibbons played for the Welsh U11's who lost to Surrey & Sussex but came away with a win against Kent.... This resulted in the U11’s finishing in third place.

Also on Sunday Ben Evans and Dewi Hobbs played for the Welsh U13's, who won 3 of their games against Surrey (22-14), Kent (32-14), Sussex (24-18) but unfortunately lost their last game in a tense encounter to Herts by a single point 17-18. However even though they were tied 3 wins each with Surrey, the Welsh team were winners of the tournament by fact that they beat Surrey in their first game.


Well done to our 3 Tigers players, but also all their team mates who once again were a credit to their Country....


TIGERS PLAYERS HONOURED
Jun 27, 2016, 3:27 pm

Big congratulations to Tigers players Rhys Evans and James Large who have both won Most Valuable Player awards in the South Wales Basketball Association (SWBA) for this last season.

Rhys Evans topped the list to win the award as overall MVP in the Mens U16 League, and James Large topped the list to win the award as overall MVP in the Mens U18 League.

Presentation of the awards will be at the SWBA AGM this Sunday.

Well done lads....thoroughly deserved.

 


Tigers U16 reach South Wales Play Offs
Apr 19, 2016, 11:28 am

Tigers U16 finished in 4th spot in the South Wales League and on Saturday 23/04 at 1:30pm, they meet  League Winners Swansea Storm in the Play Off Semi Final. The winners will meet the winners of Cardiff Archers v Vale Vipers which is at 3:00pm on Saturday. The Final is on Sunday 25/04 at 11:00am.


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