WILDCATS - Basketball club Formed in winter season 1988 with the amalgamation of Brorowa Bears & Nomads. The new committee with President Greg Hayes (Brorowa) & Secretary Elsie Allison (Nomads) strongly promoting junior development oversaw the forming of one of Whyalla’s biggest & most successful clubs.
From the early 90’s wildcats domin
ated the Woman’s A competition winning 10 consecutive premierships under the watchful eye of coach Jack Woodforde & Andrew Corbett & later with the men claiming seven guided by Dean Plane & later by Peter Boundy.
Junior development programmes implemented by Coaches Trevor Castle, Dean Plane, Peter Boundy (to name just a few) have seen many juniors go on to be very good senior players & coaches.
Wildcats black & yellow uniforms have developed from the original handmade material to the sublimated mesh type, the club in the WBA to adopt this style of uniform the Nomads green & Brorowa blue colours united to become the alternative tops in the early days but has now been replaced by an all yellow strip.