News-2016-02-26-GM3 Featured News / February 27th, 2016

Hawks bow out as Wildcats advance to Grand Final

The Perth Wildcats have won a 24th straight game at home over the Illawarra Hawks winning Semi-Final Game 3 89-74 at Perth Arena to advance to the Grand Final. The Wildcats prevailed by 15 points to remain unbeaten at home

news-2016-02-21-perth-semi Featured News / February 21st, 2016

Hawks force Game 3 as Oscar Forman scores 21 in his 450th NBL game

In front of an electric home crowd the Illawarra Hawks defended their nest against long-time foes the Perth Wildcats with a spirited 104-87 victory in Game 2 of their semi-finals series to force a deciding game in Perth next Friday.

News-2016-02-19-game1 Featured News / February 20th, 2016


Just two days after winning the NBL’s MVP Award, Kevin Lisch injured his ankle as the Perth Wildcats overpowered his Illawarra Hawks to an 80-68 Game 1 Semi-Final victory at Perth Arena on Friday night. The match up of two-time

News-2016-02-12-KevWhite Featured News / February 13th, 2016

Hawks carve up Adelaide 36ers

Illawarra’s unrelenting ‘Bench Mob’ paved the way for the Hawks as they carved up the Adelaide 36ers 106-95 to close out the regular season on Friday. Jarrad Weeks (14 points on 5-of-6 shots) Rhys Martin (14 points, nine assists) and

News-2016-02-06-CROCS Featured News / February 6th, 2016

Hawks secure spot in NBL Semi Finals with OT win over the Crocs

The Illawarra Hawks are playoff-bound thanks to a thrilling 104-97 comeback victory in overtime against the Townsville Crocodiles on Saturday. Kevin Lisch provided the go-ahead basket on a tremendous drive and finish for a three-point-play with 35 seconds remaining, before

News-2016-02-04-United Featured News / February 4th, 2016

League leaders snap Hawks home winning streak.

There was no ‘Penney in the post’, as the Illawarra Hawks were without their leading scorer Kirk Penney and were out-muscled by the NBL front-runners Melbourne United 80-73 on Thursday night. United’s Stephen Holt led a blistering fourth-quarter run for

News-2016-02-30-36ers Featured News / January 31st, 2016

Rd 17: Hawks 90 – 36ers 104

Without leading scorer Kirk Penney, Illawarra held a 75-74 lead at three quarter-time before the home side grabbed the game by the throat by opening the fourth period with a devastating 21-2 run. Ebi Ere etched his name into Adelaide

NEWS-2016-01-28-Hawks-36ers Featured News / January 28th, 2016

Hawks make it 7 straight home wins.

What’s hotter than the hottest team in the NBL? The Illawarra Hawks when they’re defending their nest. The Hawks flexed their muscles during a resilient fourth-quarter stand to halt the Adelaide 36ers’ NBL-best six-game winning streak with a 104-97 victory

News-2016-01-21-PERTH Illawarra Hawks / January 22nd, 2016


The Perth Wildcats have consolidated second position in the NBL continuing their remarkable dominance at home over the Illawarra Hawks, winning 95-72 on Thursday night. Both teams entered the contest on 14-8 records with second spot up for grabs. And

News-2016-01-16-Hawks-at-NZ Featured News / January 17th, 2016

Kevin Lisch drops 40 as Hawks get past Breakers in Double Overtime

December’s NBL Player of the Month Kevin Lisch put the Illawarra Hawks on his back to score a career-high 40 in a stunning 103-96 double overtime victory over the New Zealand Breakers who now see their championship defence in jeopardy.