Sunday, 14 November the Ivor Burge Men’s team won the InDaily Team of the Year at the Sport SA Awards!
The Ivor Burge South Australian Men Red State Team is made up of athletes with an Intellectual Disability. The team is the high-performance aspect of the Basketball SA Metro Social Basketball League Inclusive Program. The Ivor Burge National Championships are held annually by Basketball Australia. The National Championships were held in May 2021 with the South Australian Men’s State Team defeating Victoria in the final.
Ivor Burge SA Men Red is the most successful of any of the state basketball teams in recent years, winning the last 3 National Championships. A feat unmatched at any level of state competition. The team epitomises the values of Basketball SA through their excitement, hard work, dedication, supportive culture, and fair play.
The team inspires new players to get involved and shows that there is a successful and achievable pathway for players with an intellectual disability.
We are excited to see the Men’s team again in 2022.
Congratulations again, a great achievement!