Club News

egwu Club News / April 28th, 2017


THE CQUniversity Cairns Taipans are pleased to announce that import big Nnanna Egwu will be returning to the Far North Queensland club for the 2017/18 NBL season. Egwu proved to be a surprise package last year, making his mark on

loughz Club News / April 7th, 2017

Loughton to return to Marlins

Championship-winner Alex Loughton will return to the Skytrans Cairns Marlins this year as an injury replacement for Stephen Weigh, who will miss the beginning of the QBL season. Weigh has been diagnosed with a minor pre-stress fracture in his foot

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

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

f Club News / January 22nd, 2017

Announcement: Mark Worthington

The CQUniversity Cairns Taipans have confirmed that Mark Worthington will officially retire at the conclusion of the 2016/17 NBL season. Worthington will hang up his basketball boots after playing for 12 years across five different NBL clubs – the Sydney

Fu1 Club News / January 19th, 2017

Fuquan Edwin Released

The CQUniversity Cairns Taipans have agreed to release import Fuquan Edwin from his contract for personal reasons, effective immediately. He will return to the US this weekend. Both parties have a strong mutual respect for one another, and wish each

CAIRNS, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 16:  Steve Weigh of the Taipans shoots during the round 15 NBL match between the Cairns Taipans and the Perth Wildcats at Cairns Convention Centre on January 16, 2017 in Cairns, Australia.  (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images) Club News / January 17th, 2017

Taipans win crucial clash against ‘Cats

The CQUniversity Cairns Taipans have claimed a crucial 80-78 win over the Perth Wildcats on Monday night, levelling the series with the defending Champions 1-1. Led by the sharpshooting of veteran Stephen Weigh, the entire nation had eyes fixed on

Untitled111 Club News / January 16th, 2017

Injury Update: Mark Worthington

INJURY UPDATE: The CQUniversity Cairns Taipans confirm that Mark Worthington will miss tonight’s Heritage Round match against the Perth Wildcats. After being rested for the Taipans’ last home game, “Wortho” suited up early for Saturday night’s game in Melbourne. The