Hawthorn Magic Basketball Alumni Are Flying High to Gold Coast

Hawthorn, VICTORIA – Matt Rowell and Noah Anderson go from shooting hoops to making marks. Basketball Hawthorn fully support these young men into their AFL career. Both young talents have proven their talent on the court and have secured the top first and second picks in AFL draft 2019. These young men are the epitome of Basketball Hawthorn. They continue to show others what hard work, friendly rivalry and grit should look like, and Basketball Hawthorn will support these young men throughout their careers. “What an amazing achievement for both Matt and Noah in achieving their AFL dream. Here at Basketball Hawthorn we are striving to develop long-term athletes” says Dion Jewell Head of Basketball, “we feel that our program gives athletes a great introduction into the high performance system that can expand to all walks of life. We wish both boys the very best in their football careers!”

Hawthorn Basketball celebrates athleticism and hard work, and will continue to support past, present and future athletes in all their endeavors not just on the basketball court. Rowell and Anderson won under 14s National Championship in 2014 at Basketball Hawthorn. Basketball Hawthorn believe this drive, resilience and competitiveness will take them far in their football careers. Hawthorn is proud to see Rowell and Anderson carry on the magic as they progress in their professional athletic careers.


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