Illawarra Hawks slump to seventh straight loss after thrilling defeat to Cairns Taipans

Joshua Bartlett
Updated January 2 2023 - 9:47pm, first published 9:44pm
Hawks player Will Hickey attempts a layup during Monday night's clash with the Taipans at the WIN Entertainment Centre. Picture by Jeremy Ng/Getty Images
Hawks player Will Hickey attempts a layup during Monday night's clash with the Taipans at the WIN Entertainment Centre. Picture by Jeremy Ng/Getty Images

They had patches of brilliance, but the Hawks have rung in the new year with another tight defeat, after falling 96-89 to Cairns in Wollongong on Monday night.

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Joshua Bartlett

Joshua Bartlett

Sport Journalist

A sporting fanatic who is keen to promote all codes in the Illawarra and abroad. Mercury's chief football reporter.

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