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sw Featured News / March 29th, 2017

Stevie Weigh commits to Cairns Marlins

CQUniversity Cairns Taipans vice-captain and Rockhampton superstar Stephen Weigh will make his highly anticipated return to the QBL with the Skytrans Cairns Marlins this year. The 30-year old forward joins the reigning QBL champions on the back of another impressive

CAIRNS, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 05:  The Cairns Taipans are introduced onto the court before the start of the round five NBL match between the Cairns Taipans and the Sydney Kings at Cairns Convention Centre on November 5, 2016 in Cairns, Australia.  (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images) Club News / March 20th, 2017


The 2017 NBL Free Agency period has commenced today, with all Clubs now able to submit paperwork for the signing of new and existing players. All contract options whether sitting with the player or the Club have been confirmed prior

CAIRNS, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 17:  Taipans fans cheer during the NBL Semi Final Game 1 match between Cairns Taipans and Perth Wildcats at Cairns Convention Centre on February 17, 2017 in Cairns, Australia.  (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images) Club News / March 10th, 2017


Memberships for the upcoming 2017/17 NBL season are now on sale! Be part of the Orange Army and join the CQUniversity Cairns Taipans every step of the way this year. Purchase before Friday 31 March and save 25% OFF your

awards Club News / March 9th, 2017

Cairns Taipans Award Winners

The CQUniversity Cairns Taipans had another tremendous NBL season against the odds to make the Finals from second position, and there were plenty of players honoured at the club’s Awards Night. The Taipans finished off the 2016/17 NBL season winning

tm Featured News / March 6th, 2017

NBL Tribunal: Tony Mitchell Appeal Findings

FULL STATEMENT FROM THE NATIONAL BASKETBALL LEAGUE: On 20th February, Tony Mitchell of the Cairns Taipans was involved in an incident that lead to a charge of Striking or Attacking a Game Official with a basketball. A subsequent Single Member

aaron Featured News / March 6th, 2017

Fearne’s Reflection: Snakes’ Super Season

CQUniversity Cairns Taipans Head Coach Aaron Fearne has every reason to be proud of what the Snakes were able to accomplish in the 2016/17 NBL season. Cairns had a tough opening to start, with three games on the road, along with eight

TM Featured News / February 24th, 2017

Statement from the NBL: Tony Mitchell

The NBL’s Single Member Tribunal heard the charge against Tony Mitchell of the Cairns Taipans on Friday morning, with Tribunal Chairperson Tony Nolan QC issuing a full season suspension after the player was found guilty of Striking a Referee with

NBL-296-1_Perth_v_Cairns Featured News / February 20th, 2017

SF2 Preview: Taipans @ Perth

via When: 6.30pm, Monday 20 February Where: Perth Arena Broadcast: NBL TV; Fox Sports; Sky Sports NZ Cotton on Bryce Cotton has carried the moniker of ‘combo guard’ throughout his short career, but since arriving at the Perth Wildcats he’s

squad Featured News / February 18th, 2017

Cairns and Goliath

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. The visiting Wildcats showed off their experience in the physical encounter, despite a gallant

EH Featured News / February 15th, 2017

Paint the town ORANGE!

The CQUniversity Cairns Taipans are thrilled with the support from the Cairns Regional Council, as they embark on literally painting the town orange in preparation for the Snakes’ first semi-final this Friday night. The Taipans will take on the Perth Wildcats