A brief glimpse into the past

Emotions will be running high tomorrow night as Wildcats skipper Damian Martin steps onto the court in Perth's semi-final battle against Cairns at RAC Arena. At 35 years of age, there is a chance he could be playing his last game. | @Lachy_Reid

"I think Cairns are the better team but ... [Perth are] a team that identifies how to get big games done." Hear @ShaneHeal & @carfinomagic's tips for Game 3 of the Perth vs. Cairns series, all thanks to @UnibetAustralia! πŸ€‘πŸ“Š @telegraph_sport | @alcatelANZ

Cairns Taipans vs. Perth Wildcats - Game Highlights
Cairns Taipans vs. Perth Wildcats - Game Highlights

Watch the Game Highlights from Cairns Taipans vs. Perth Wildcats, 03/01/2020.

With Jawai, Cairns are facing the opposite dilemma to what Perth are with Damo Whenever big Nate is on the floor he β€˜Cats are putting him in Cotton pick n rolls - testing his defence

The Perth Wildcats are just one win away from a 15th NBL grand final appearance, after a one-point victory in overtime against the Cairns Taipans. | @BaumgartelSteph

Perth Wildcats vs. Cairns Taipans - Game Highlights
Perth Wildcats vs. Cairns Taipans - Game Highlights

Watch the Game Highlights from Perth Wildcats vs. Cairns Taipans, 02/28/2020.

Team, Place & City Details

Cairns Marlins

The Cairns Marlins are an Australian basketball team based in Cairns, Queensland. The Marlins compete in the men's NBL1 North league and play their home games at Early Settler Stadium.

Brisbane Bullets

The Brisbane Bullets are an Australian professional men's basketball team in the National Basketball League based in Brisbane, Queensland. They competed from 1979 to 2008, and returned to the league in 2016.

Cairns Taipans

The Cairns Taipans are an Australian professional basketball team based in Cairns, Queensland. The Taipans compete in the National Basketball League and play their home games at the Cairns Convention Centre, known colloquially as "The Snakepit".

Cairns
Cairns

Cairns ) is a city in the Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia. It is on the east coast of Far North Queensland.

Cairns Airport
Cairns Airport

Cairns Airport is an international airport in Cairns, Queensland, Australia. Formerly operated by the Cairns Port Authority, the airport was sold by the Queensland Government in December 2008 to a private consortium.

Cairns Region
Cairns Region

The Cairns Region is a local government area in Far North Queensland, Queensland, Australia, centred on the regional centre of Cairns. It was established in 2008 by the amalgamation of the City of Cairns and the Shire of Douglas.

Cairns Tilt Train derailment
Cairns Tilt Train derailment

The Cairns Tilt Train derailment occurred at 11:55 pm on 15 November 2004 when the City of Townsville diesel tilt train derailed north of Berajondo, approximately 342 km northwest of Brisbane, the state capital of Queensland, Australia. The prima facie cause of the incident was excessive speed; the train was travelling at 112 km/h (70 mph) when it derailed at the beginning of a curve with a speed limit of 60 km/h (37 mph).

Cairns child killings

On 19 December 2014, at 11:20 a.m., police were called to 34 Murray Street in the Cairns suburb of Manoora in Australia, where eight children were found dead. The victims were aged between 18 months and 14 years.

Cairns-to-Kuranda railway line
Cairns-to-Kuranda railway line

The Cairns-to-Kuranda Railway is a heritage-listed railway line from the Cairns Region to the Shire of Mareeba, both in Queensland, Australia. It commences at Redlynch, a suburb of Cairns and travels up the Great Dividing Range to Kuranda within the Shire of Mareeba on the Atherton Tableland.