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Basketball - NZ vs Australia, second test (1978) Television (Excerpts) – 1978 Sport

Basketball - NZ vs Australia, second test (1978)

Television (Excerpts) – 1978 Sport

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The ref was Bruce McCormick from Canterbury.Toured to Aust with the
66 nz team.

Dave Taylor

Dave Taylor 8 Jul 2012 - 07.46pm

great to watch, my son was hoping it was his grandfather, and was surprised that his grandfathers team had not beaten Australia.

sam cotton

sam cotton 6 Jul 2012 - 05.44pm

I was Manager of the 1978 team. This was the best team that coach Steve McKean had assembled and trained. Stan was fresh back from Santa Clara University, the fittest I have ever seen him. his brother John far from being in Stan's shadow rose to the occasion and played superbly. One of the highlights of my sporting career. I was shocked at some of the the actions of the Australian referee, but the NZ Ref Bruce McCormack tried to straighten the ledger. A fine bunch of New Zealand Basketballers. Our first ever win over Australia, and the first step on the path to International success.

Ivan Dominikovich

Ivan Dominikovich 6 Jul 2012 - 12.04pm

Was there watching this historic win as a 14 year old kid, with basketball my life... what a game! Great to see old friends and opponents playing in this clip, brilliant!

Now we need some of the 2002 World Champs run from Indianapolis!

Alan Stenhouse

Alan Stenhouse 5 Jul 2012 - 09.39pm

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