Junior Domestic & Club Contacts

Diamond Valley Basketball Association directly runs the competition for the Northern Junior Basketball League, 22 clubs across the Northern region, with over 5000 players we are one of the biggest in Melbourne & Victoria.

Girls Age Groups

Saturday – U8s, U10s, U12s, U14s, U16s and U18s

Basketball size
Size 5 – U8s, U10s and U12s
Size 6 – U14s, U16s and U18s

Boys Age Groups

Saturday – U8s, U10s, U12s, U14s, U16s and U18s
Sunday – U20s

Basketball size
Size 5 – U8s, U10s and U12s
Size 6 – U14s
Size 7 – U16s, U18s and U20s

Age Group Cut Off Dates

1-Jan-04 to 31-Dec-05 Under 20
1-Jan-06 to 31-Dec-07 Under 18
1-Jan-08 to 31-Dec-09 Under 16
1-Jan-10 to 31-Dec-11 Under 14
1-Jan-12 to 31-Dec-13 Under 12
1-Jan-14 to 31-Dec-15 Under 10
1-Jan-16 to 33-Dec-18 Under 8 (must be 5 years of age)

 

Junior Domestic Autumn Season Dates 2024 click here.

Our Domestic Clubs

Apollo Rockets

Club Contact: Michael Goulimis
Email: michaelgoulimis@me.com
Website: Apollo Rockets Basketball Club

Apollo Basketball Club was established in 1980 by John and Glynis Tucker and started off with two boy’s teams. The Tuckers moved to Greensborough from Sunbury in 1978. The boys attended Greenhills Primary School as there wasn’t a school at Apollo yet. They played 2 seasons at Greenhills. In their 1st season they didn’t win a game. In their 2nd season they won the Grand Final.

Cougars

Club Contact: Rino Zancan
Phone: 0413 556 200
Email: rzancan50@gmail.com
Website: Cougars Basketball Club

Cougars Basketball Club has a proud history and tradition. Formed in 1969 as East Brunswick Basketball Club, the club serviced the inner northern suburbs of Melbourne. The club moved to Mill Park and surrounding districts in 1975 and has continued the tradition of servicing the local community and promotes the sport of basketball to children and adults in a family orientated environment.

Diamond Creek Creekers

Club Contact: Stephen Martorella
Phone: 0419 506 264
Email: pres@dcbasketball.com.au
Website: Diamond Creek Basketball Club

In 1966 David Tucker was coaching a team of U14 boys at the Thornbury Church of England Boys Society. He took them right through to open age and they went on to play A Grade Business Houses comp at Albert Park on Thursday nights. When they read of the new stadium opening at Greensborough they decided that they had had enough driving to Albert Park and thought that they would enter the competition.

Eltham North Jets

Club Contact: Dean Brincau
Phone: 0433 932 166
Email: president@enjbc.org.au
Website: Eltham North Basketball Club

From somewhat humble beginnings, the Eltham North Jets Basketball Club has grown to become one of the most represented junior domestic clubs in the DVBA.  In 1987, a re-zoning of parishes resulted in Holy Trinity Primary School opening in Eltham North. Parents quickly realised the need for a Basketball club of their own and in 1988 the Eltham North Jets Basketball Club was founded by John Hudleston and Anna Potesta.

Greenhills Beavers

Club Contact: James Rossiter
Email:  jrrossiter@outlook.com
Website: Greenhills Basketball Club

Hurstbridge Hurricanes

Club Contact: Kevin Lemmar
Phone: 0400 962 022
Email: president@hurstbridgehurricanes.com
Website: Hurstbridge Basketball Club

Keon Park Youth Club Hornets

Club Contact: Darren
Email: kosta@i.net.au

Laurimar Thunder

Club Contact: Gavin Ive
Phone Number: 0447 602 411
Email: president@laurimarthunder.com.au
Website: Laurimar Thunder Basketball Club

Marymede Flames

Club Contact: Ernie Camacho
Phone: 0423 021 239
Email: president@marymedebasketballclub.com.au
Website: Marymede Flames Basketball Club

In 2008, Marymede was barely 2 years old, and it was thought that this was a good time to create a new basketball club in conjunction with the Marymede name. The school itself offered great exposure to a whole new group of children, most of whom had not played basketball previously.

Mernda Bulls

Club Contact: John Athanasopoulos
Email: president@merndabulls.org.au

Website: Mernda Bulls Basketball Club.

Mill Park Boomers

Club Contact: Alicia
Phone: 0415 407 505
Email: boomersbasketball@outlook.com
Website:  Boomers Amateur Basketball Club

Mill Park Rebelz

Club Contact: Shaun Taylor
Phone: 0409 210 539
Email:  president@millparkrebelz.com.au
Website:  Millpark Rebelz Basketball Club

Power

Club Contact: Alasdair Walker
Phone: 0408 038 227
Email:  president@laurimarfc.com.au
Website: Laurimar Power Sporting Club

In December 2010, Power Basketball unsuccessfully applied to play in the DVBA due to only having 2 teams. This however didn’t hold them back. With the help from their friends Plenty Knights Basketball, Power formed the new club and began playing in the DVBA under Plenty Knights Basketball banner with 2 U10 teams in the winter 2011 competition

South Morang Lions

Club Contact: Tony Curcio
Phone: 0439 886 675
Email:  tacurio@bigpond.com
Website:  South Morang Lions Basketball Club

St Helena Saints

Club Contact: Katrina Agius
Mobile: 0414 266 364 
Email: president@sthelenasaints.com.au
Website: St Helena Saints Basketball Club

St Helena Saints Basketball Club was incorporated in 1992 and commenced its first season with 4 junior teams. Today the club is a friendship based club, committed to providing a fun, safe environment where children can develop their basketball to reach their full potential.

St Josephs Jaguars

Club Contact: Jessica Rogers
Phone: 0409 432 944
Email:  stjojaguars@gmail.com
Website: St Josephs Basketball Club

The St Joseph’s Jaguars Basketball club was established in 2017, with only 4 teams and has now grown to over 100 players. We are a community-based basketball club, that aims to further the sense of belonging within the St Joseph’s School and Mernda/ Doreen Community. We aim to provide a fun, healthy and progressive learning atmosphere where players can achieve their desired basketball goals, while remaining cost effective for our families to allow for greater inclusion.

St Martins Panthers

Club Contact: David Hunter
Phone: 0418 968 383
Email:  stmartinpanthers@gmail.com
Website: St Martins Basketball Club

 St Martins Panthers Basketball Club has been around since 1989, 27 years, going by records that the club has.  In 1989 the club consisted of over 20 teams.  The club today is a small one compared to most, with 17 teams competing in the current season. The majority of players all attend St Martin Primary School.

St Marys Sharks

Club Contact: Carleigh Egan
Phone:0412 818 382
Email:  president@stmaryssharks.org.au
Website: St Marys Basketball Club

St Mary’s Basketball Club started in 1981 as two girl’s teams by Mrs Jean Phillips. They chose the colour sky blue for the teams, when the boys were started it was felt the dark blue would be a better look for the boys.

St Thomas Hawks

Club Contact: Cassie Wilson
Phone: 0417 305 073
Email:  president@stthomasbc.com.au
Website: St Thomas Basketball Club

St Thomas Basketball Club was formed at a meeting of 29 interested parents on 11th February 1982. The convenor of the meeting was Terry Callaghan. The 6 boy’s teams played on Saturday mornings. The 5 girl’s teams played on Friday nights

Watsonia Warriors

Club Contact: Sarah Davies
Email: watsoniawarriors@hotmail.com
Website: Watsonia Warriors Basketball Club

In the early months of 1970, the Club’s founder, Ted Saw wanted to involve his son in a sport that he himself played and enjoyed.  He recruited seven boys from the neighborhood and entered them in the Eastern Districts Junior Basketball Association as “Watsonia Heights”. Six months later, the next season started with two teams being formed by recruiting brothers and friends. The following season the teams grew in number to five, then seven the following season.

Wattle Glen Breakers

Club Contact: Victoria Dollimore
Phone: 0439 132 746
Email:  torajd@hotmail.com
Website: Wattle Glen Basketball Club

Wattle Glen Breakers Basketball Club may be a small Club; however they are proud of their rich and diverse 34 year history. Special mention and thanks must first go to Dave and Liz Lacey who formed the Wattle Glen Boomers in 1985.

Yarrambat Phantoms

Club Contact: Michael McMahon
Phone: 0438 705 212
Email:  president@yarrambatphantoms.com.au
Website:  Yarrambat Basketball Club

In the early 1980’s Margaret Smith was a teacher and parent at the Yarrambat Primary School.  When Margaret’s son Clinton decided that he and a group of friends wanted to play basketball, she considered the options of where the boys could play and determined that Eltham and Greensborough clubs would result in unnecessary travel.

Junior Domestic Venues

Diamond Valley Sports and Fitness Centre

44 Civic Drive, Greensborough, 3088

Community Bank Stadium

129-163 Main Hurstbridge Rd, Diamond Creek VIC 3089

Parade College – Bundoora Campus

1436 Plenty Rd, Bundoora VIC 3083

Diamond Creek Community Centre

28 Main Hurstbridge Rd, Diamond Creek VIC 3089

Diamond Valley College

165-179 Main Hurstbridge Rd, Diamond Creek VIC 3089

Apollo Parkways Primary School

31-43 Civic Drive, Greensborough VIC 3088

Bundoora Secondary College

53 Balmoral Avenue, Bundoora VIC 3083

Greensborough College

Nepean St, Greensborough VIC 3088

Greenhills Primary School

3089/29 Mine St, Greensborough VIC 3088

Hurstbridge Basketball Stadium

50 Graysharps Rd, Hurstbridge VIC 3099

Morang South Primary School

77 Gorge Rd, South Morang VIC 3752

Plenty Parklands Primary School

48 Blossom Park Drive, Mill Park VIC 3082

St Thomas The Apostle School

251 Diamond Creek Rd, Greensborough VIC 3088

Junior Eagles Tryouts