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Match Reports

mwg Featured News / February 24th, 2017

Snakes slip in Game Two

The career of the great Mark Worthington is over and the CQUniversity Cairns Taipans have to wait another year for that elusive championship after the Perth Wildcats advanced to the NBL Grand Final with a 74-66 win at Perth Arena

bench Club News / February 18th, 2017

Taipans tamed in Game One

The CQUniversity Cairns Taipans have fallen 91-69 in Game One of their Semi-Final Series against the Perth Wildcats at the Cairns Convention Centre on Friday night. Taipans Head Coach Aaron Fearne said his side, “got taught a lesson.” “We didn’t

squad Featured News / February 11th, 2017

Snakes stun Sixers to cement second spot

The CQUniversity Cairns Taipans have secured a Top 2 position on the NBL ladder for just the second time in franchise history, with an exciting 98-89 win over the league-leading 36ers in Adelaide. It was the last regular season game

trav1 Featured News / February 10th, 2017

Snakes propelled to second spot

The CQUniversity Cairns Taipans have been propelled to second position on the ladder with an exciting 89-85 win over the league-leading Adelaide 36ers. The heroes were many for Cairns, with captain Cameron Gliddon (team-high 16 points) posting eight big fourth-quarter

natea Featured News / February 5th, 2017

Snakes slither into Top Four

The CQUniversity Cairns Taipans are back in the Top Four after a stirring 85-77 win over the Perth Wildcats in a ‘last chance saloon’ Sunday afternoon at the Cairns Convention Centre. The contenders were numerous in a tense game from

EGWU Featured News / February 4th, 2017

Taipans not enough in Illawarra

An impressive fourth quarter fightback wasn’t enough for the CQUniversity Cairns Taipans at the WIN Entertainment Centre on Friday night, as they fell  73-90 to the Illawarra Hawks. The Hawks were leading by 26 points in the third quarter, but the

trav Featured News / January 29th, 2017

Taipans shoot down Bullets, win third straight

The CQUniversity Cairns Taipans have continued their late-season run, winning their third straight game with a 97-83 win over the Brisbane Bullets on Sunday evening. It was an unusual Cairns home game, with both teams thriving in the open court and

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - JANUARY 26:  Cameron Gliddon and Alex Loughton of the Taipans celebrate with the team after winning the round 17 NBL match between the New Zealand Breakers and the Cairns Taipans at the North Shore Events Centre on January 26, 2017 in Auckland, New Zealand.  (Photo by Anthony Au-Yeung/Getty Images) Featured News / January 26th, 2017

Snakes elevate to Top Four

The CQUniversity Cairns Taipans have swept their series against New Zealand 4-0 for the first time in their history, with captain Cam Gliddon leading from the front for a 94-81 win at the North Shore Events Centre. The win elevates the

CAIRNS, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 22:  Travis Trice of the Taipans drives to the basket past Mitch Norton of the Hawks during the round 16 NBL match between the Cairns Taipans and the Illawarra Hawks on January 22, 2017 in Cairns, Australia.  (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images) Featured News / January 22nd, 2017

Snakes secure series over Hawks

The CQUniversity Cairns Taipans have won their season series 3-0 against the Illawarra Hawks, with a 85-79 win on Sunday afternoon. Despite  a 21-point buffer at the midpoint of the third quarter – the Snakes almost blew their lead when

Wildcats-v-Taipans-Jan-20 Featured News / January 21st, 2017

‘Cats break Snakes hearts in OT nail-biter

The CQUniversity Cairns Taipans have lost to the Perth Wildcats 78-84 in an overtime thriller at the Perth Arena on Friday night. With both teams desperate to win in the race to a place in the NBL finals, the Taipans