Round 12 Results

Tuesday 3/05/11
The Nuts 45 def Sharks 30
Troy 33, Phillip 14

Plankton 38 def by Swordfish 53
Jo 24, Elias 31

Thursday 5/05/11
Sea Snakes 48 def Ducks 39
Aaron 22, Tom 18

Frank & Beans 53 def Nullabor 38
Will 25, Nick/Jess each 12

Pink Pirates 34 def by Brothers 57
Rob 24, Tamara 33

Crabs 20 def Lobsters 0 (forfeit)

The ladder and top scoring rankings have also been updated under Statistics.

Rule Highlight
Many players/teams start each quarter as if taking a free throw, where you are allowed to swim (on) or pass from the spot of infringement. Note however, as detailed under Section 9.6 of the Regulations, that “a player of the team in possession must release or throw the ball from the centre point” when starting each quarter.

In other words, even though many of us do, if you’re the one starting with the ball you are not allowed to swim with it but must pass first, much like the start of a soccer game. The rule has always existed, but never really enforced. For the sake of clarity though, as game starts is not always clear to all involved, please pass first at the start of each quarter.

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About Water Basketball Tasmania
Water Basketball is a sport developed by The Hobart Aquatic Centre. It involves two teams of 6 players, who pass the ball down the pool to their goal end, which is a hoop similar to basketball. Each player wears flippers (and a cap to identify which team they are playing for). Goals are scored as two or three points depending how far from the goals you are.

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