John Rillie


With basketball in his blood, Anthony Drmic aims for Boomers and beyond

Best option: Anthony Drmic in action in Idaho.

Roy Ward A year from now basketballer Anthony Drmic could be anywhere.

Crocs warn about Sydney's NBL spirit

Jim Morton The coach of the NBL's form team, the Townsville Crocodiles, has warned an angry Sydney Spirit were set to take the NBL by storm.

Crocs snap worrying losing streak

Ben Galvin Townsville have snapped a five-game NBL losing streak in style on Saturday, putting the Wollongong Hawks to the sword at the Townsville Entertainment Centre.

Kiwis account for Taipans in NBL

Ben Galvin New Zealand have claimed a hard fought 106-97 NBL victory over Townsville at the Townsville Entertainment Centre.

Tigers ease to victory over Crocs

The Melbourne Tigers set themselves up for a big NBL win, but in the end they had to hang on to beat the Townsville Crocodiles 110-97.

Wildcats end Crocs' NBL streak

Ben Galvin Perth ended Townsville's three-game winning streak with a solid 107-93 NBL victory at the Townsville Entertainment Centre.

Robertson leads Crocs to gritty win

Ben Galvin Townsville have earned a gritty 97-80 NBL victory over Perth at the Townsville Entertainment Centre.

Sixers too strong for Crocs

The Adelaide 36ers have given new coach Scott Ninnis a dream debut with a 109-82 win over Townsville at the Distinctive Homes Dome in Adelaide.

Crocs end Gold Coast's finals campaign

By Ben Galvin Townsville have ended Gold Coast's first foray into the NBL finals with a 97-89 victory on the back of a gutsy shooting display from skipper John Rillie.

Rillie proves too much for former team

By Ted Simmons Townsville guard John Rillie waged a successful one-man war to boost his team's top four hopes with a 111-104 NBL victory over West Sydney.

Crocs thrash Breakers 108-88

By Ben Galvin Townsville have positioned themselves for an attack on the NBL's top four with a 108-88 victory over the NZ Breakers at the Townsville Entertainment Centre.

Crocs bite South Dragons 123-88

By Ben Galvin Townsville halted their slide down the NBL ladder with a confidence boosting 123-88 thrashing of South Dragons at the Townsville Entertainment Centre.

Gold Coast too good for Crocs

By Ben Galvin Gold Coast broke Townsville's seven-game NBL home winning streak with an 87-79 victory on Monday night.

Hawks fly high with 96-74 win over Crocs

Wollongong Hawks has lifted from the gloom of their financial woes with a 96-74 victory over Townsville in the NBL clash at the Wollongong Entertainment Centre.

Coach ejected as Crocs beat Hawks

By Ben Galvin The ejection of Townsville coach Trevor Gleeson sparked his side to a 108-98 victory over arch enemies Wollongong at the Townsville Entertainment Centre.

Wildcats come back to down Crocs by five

The Perth Wildcats played the last four minutes without their most prolific scorer yet came from behind to defeat the Townsville Crocodiles 80-75.

Slingers go down as Crocs win 117-105

By Ben Galvin Townsville ground out a tough 117-105 win over a feisty Singapore outfit to continue their impressive National Basketball League form.

Coach wants to kill off Homicide's game

By Wayne Heming Brisbane coach Joey Wright will assign three players to dim the spark of electrifying Townsville guard Corey Williams.

Townsville bounce Melbourne

By Ben Galvin Townsville have continued their red hot NBL form, upsetting Melbourne 107-81 on the back of another star performance from import Corey Williams.

Townsville outclasses Singapore 110-98

By Ben Galvin The Townsville Crocodiles stretched their NBL winning streak to three games when they outclassed Singapore 110-98.