Round 9 – Match Preview

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Dentistry Plus Cockburn Cougars vs Mandurah Magic

Women’s NBL1 – Nicole Roberts 300th Game

Tip-off: 6.30pm

Record: 5-2 (WWWLLWW)

Last Five Games:

Cockburn Cougars 71 vs Mandurah Magic 50 (R2, 2021)

Cockburn Cougars 83 vs Mandurah Magic 49 (R8, 2020)

Cockburn Cougars 57 vs Mandurah Magic 60 (R12, 2019)

Cockburn Cougars 64 vs Mandurah Magic 80 (R10, 2019)

Cockburn Cougars 84 vs Mandurah Magic 81 (R12, 2018)

Last Match-up:

R2, 2021- Cockburn Cougars 71 (Jessie Edwards 14, Taylah Simmons 13, Olivia Basset-Scarfe 12) vs Mandurah Magic 50 (Serika Shillingsworth 16, Rachel Pettit 9, Casey Mihovilovich 7)

Summary: The Dentistry Plus Cockburn Cougars women will look to continue their excellent start to the season in a huge game for the club, Nicole Roberts 300th game. Jessie Edwards (19.5ppg.) has been dominant inside and along with Taylah Simmons (15.8ppg.) are wreaking havoc on opposition teams on offense. The depth of this Cougars side was on show last weekend and they will look to get an even spread again as they keep building against the Mandurah Magic.

Key Match-up: Jessie Edwards vs Carly Boag

Men’s NBL1

Tip-off: 8.30pm

Record: 2-6 (LLWWLLLL)

Last Five Games:

Cockburn Cougars 81 vs Mandurah Magic 88(R2, 2021)

Cockburn Cougars 75 vs Mandurah Magic 63 (R8, 2020)

Cockburn Cougars 77 vs Mandurah Magic 93 (R12, 2019)

Cockburn Cougars 84 vs Mandurah Magic 91 (R10, 2019)

Cockburn Cougars 104 vs Mandurah Magic 98 (R12, 2018)

Last Match-up:
R2, 2021Cockburn Cougars 81 (Jaarod Holmes 23, Gavin Field 15, Nic Pozoglou 15) vs Mandurah Magic 88 (Jerami Grace 33, Brian Calwell 15, Xavier Garnett-Shaw 15)

 Summary: The Dentistry Plus Cockburn Cougars men will try to bounce back from a disappointing weekend against the Mandurah Magic. They should be boosted by the return of Nic Pozoglou (16ppg.)an important in, who will free space for Seva Chan (10.8ppg) and Gavin Field (19ppg.) to get to work. Jaarod Holmes had his best game of the season last week putting in 22 points and will look to bring that performance into the game against the Magic.

Key Match-up: Nic Pozoglou v Jerami Grace