Basketball: Sharks put faith in young talent

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SHARKS coach Atiba Lyons has called up Junior Sharks players Marko Backovic, aged 16, Marcus Welsh and Eddy Brownell, both aged 17, into his senior squad for the play-offs, which start at Newcastle Eagles on Friday night.

Lyons said: “I want to give the young players experience of being around the men’s squad. They all deserve this.”

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