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Wildcats pre-season schedule announced
The Perth Wildcats 2016 pre-season schedule has been released, with eight games split between Queensland and regional Western Australia. The reigning champs will play their first lead-up games in Rockhampton against the Cairns Taipans. The two games, to be held at at CQUinversity’s Rockhampton campus, will be played on 1 and 3 September. Ticketing information A week later, the Perth Wildcats will head to Geraldton for games against the Geraldton Buccaneers and the Adelaide 36ers. Tickets for the September 13 and 14 clashes will be available soon. Two days later, the Wildcats and 36ers will head south for their final preparation game in WA, to be held in Bunbury on Friday 16 September. Tickets available now This season, Brisbane is playing host to the NBL’s annual pre-season tournament, the NBL Blitz. All sides will play three games at the Brisbane Convention and Entertainment Centre from 23-26 September. The Perth Wildcats return to Brisbane for their season opener on 6 October. PERTH WILDCATS PRE-SEASON SCHEDULE 1 September 2016: Perth Wildcats vs Cairns Taipans – CQU Rockhampton 3 September 2016: Perth Wildcats vs Cairns Taipans – CQU Rockhampton 13 September 2016: Perth Wildcats vs Geraldton Buccaneers – GABA Activewest Stadium 14 September 2016: Perth Wildcats vs Adelaide 36ers – GABA Activewest Stadium 16 September 2016: Perth Wildcats vs Adelaide 36ers – South West Sports Centre 23-26 September 2016: NBL pre-season tournament – Brisbane. Details TBA.