Liam Moss made his debut with Hills Basketball in 2018 and has only continued to prove himself as a player since. Moss played an integral role in our NBL1 team last year, ranked amongst the best and putting up some impressive numbers.
In a recent statement, NBL1 Coach Reece Potter said “Mossy is an absolute central piece to the team’s chances of success in 2023. His ability to score, create for others, rebound and impact the game overall, makes him one of the best guards in the league.”
After newly becoming a father, Moss returns in 2023 to continue his career with the Hills Hornets and truly make his mark.
Cassie Pentney returns for her 6th consecutive season at Hills Basketball in 2023. As a valuable asset to our community, Cassie brings an intensity and strength that is integral to the team.
After averaging 10 points a game and 7 rebounds in the 2022 NBL1 season, Cassie is ready to take it to a new level. As a powerhouse of our women’s representative program, Hills Basketball is excited to see what this NBL1 season holds for Cassie.
With another addition to our NBL1 roster, Hills Basketball are proud to include Joe Patmore.
Hornets NBL1 Men’s Coach Reece Potter said Joe will be key to helping our NBL1 team earn some wins in 2023.
“Joe continues to get better and better each and every season. He is a great athlete and relentless competitor. We’ve seen glimpses of Joe’s potential over the past two seasons at a Senior level and I think as he continues to develop his game, he will only go to a new level of performance” he said.
Taryn Mahoney is ready to make her mark on NBL1 East.
After returning from the American college system due to the pandemic, Taryn brought an intensity and speed to our inaugural 2022 NBL1 East season. Leading the team in blocks and steals, Taryn brings versatility to both ends of the court and is bound to make an impact in the coming season.
Hills Basketball is proud to announce our latest player signing for our NBL1 Men, Ben Kearins.
Ben’s experience and basketball IQ make him an integral part of the team for the upcoming season. Coach Reece Potter says “I think we will see him take another step forward as one of our key guards. His passing skill set is top tier and I could easily see him atop the league leaders column for assists by season’s end”.
Wendy Strong returns for her debut NBL1 season in 2023.
If anyone can call themselves an OG Hornet, it’s Wendy Strong! As a Hills Hornets junior, Wendy has always dominated the court with aggression and tenacity. Now as a mother of 4 little ballers, she’s back to make her mark on NBL1.
Wendy brings energy and hustle to our squad, proving to be an inspiration for all the young Juniors in our club. We can’t wait to see her on the court this year.
Hills Basketball is proud to announce the return of Patrick Tyrrell to the NBL1 Men’s program.
Pat’s defence, screening, and competitive attitude are all crucial elements that will help our team make a playoff push this upcoming season. Recently coming off the back of a silver medal win at the FISU 3×3 World Cup, Pat is ready to to dominate in NBL1.
Coach Reece Potter says “Pat has grown in confidence on both ends of the floor over the past few seasons and he will look to make another big jump in 2023.”
The Hills Hornets are excited to announce that Kelsey Curtin has re-signed to the club for NBL1 East 2023.
Kelsey is a hustler, well-known for her fearless attitude and being aggressive to the basket. Kelsey has been working hard in the off-season and will return for her second season in the NBL1 East competition to once again play a pivotal role for our women’s side.
Hills Hornets are excited to welcome Josh Kalwy back to our NBL1 East roster for the 2023 season.
Josh is an outstanding athlete, a defensive weapon and all round high character individual. Coach Reece Potter says “It is awesome to have him back at the Hills Hornets again in NBL1 2023. After an injury plagued 2022 season, I think he will continue to settle in and build into his key role and we will see him reach his full potential this season.”
Hills Basketball is proud to announce the return of Hills Hornets junior Zoe Meyrick.
Zoe has been an asset to the Hills Hornets Women’s program over the years, constantly proving herself as a player and teammate. Zoe brings experience, smarts and toughness to the squad, whilst being a positive role model for our juniors.
Hills Basketball is proud to announce that Laura Davidson has signed to the 2023 NBL1 Women’s roster.
After graduating from the Hornets Junior program and now our Youth League program, having Laura on the court is a great example of the pathways that Hornets Junior players have. We are looking forward to her shooting the lights out in the Hive in 2023.
Another addition to our NBL1 Women’s roster is Anja Kolodziej.
Anja is going to bring athleticism, hustle and energy to the team in 2023. With plenty of Senior Basketball experience, including a Youth League Banner to her name, we are excited for her to show her skills in the NBL1.
Hills Basketball are thrilled to announce the signing of Shawn Montague.
Originally from New York, Shawn has played for Division 1 and Division 2 colleges in the US, as well as in the BOV Maltese Basketball League.
After finishing up his last season in Malta averaging 32 points and 12 rebounds a game, he is ready to take on the NBL1.
At Hills Basketball, we are passionate about creating a development pathway that encourages athletes to continue in the sport and challenge themselves to reach their full potential. This is why we are excited to announce Siennah-Lilly Bourke as an official development player for the NBL1 Women.
As a continuing junior, Siennah-Lilly has a strong work ethic and energy that makes her perfect to make the most of her NBL1 opportunity. We can’t wait to see all of her hard work pay off during the season.
We can only grow when we have a strong base and with our Juniors and Youth League program, we aim to build our strongest NBL1 teams yet.