From Barking Abbey Crusaders

All-Star Five: Week 6

There are four debutants in the WBBL All-Star Five, with double features for Cardiff Met Archers and BA London Lions this week, after Archers picked up their first win of the campaign and Lions were victorious for just the second time so far in Saturday’s trio of games. Cassie Breen – BA London Lions Lions’ …

Read more

Basketball united with joint statement to Government on Covid-19 measures

Dear All, Basketball stands together to urge the Government in Westminster to rethink after it opted not to reopen indoor sports facilities as part of its latest easing of coronavirus restrictions. Pubs, cinemas and amusement arcades will reopen from 4 July but basketball courts, gyms and leisure centres remain off limits. Why? We have already …

Read more

WBBL 2019-20 fixtures and dates confirmed

The WBBL is today delighted to confirm the fixtures and dates for the sixth season of the Women’s British Basketball League. The 2019-20 season will commence on Friday 27 September with a special opening weekend at the University of Essex featuring all 12 WBBL teams competing in the Trophy Group Stages. Games will run from …

Read more

Suns complete unbeaten season, Riders secure 2nd, Lions win final game

Sevenoaks Suns completed an unbeaten regular season, while Leicester Riders secured second spot on the final day. The Suns made it a perfect 22 from 22 in the league as they defeated Nottingham Wildcats 71-63 behind 21 points from Renee Busch. Leicester overcame Westfield Health Sheffield Hatters to lock up second as Holly Winterburn scored …

Read more

Sevenoaks Suns are back-to-back Championship winners

Sevenoaks Suns are back-to-back WBBL Championship winners. Suns took the Championship, and continued their undefeated league streak, following their 71-63 on-the-road victory over Westfield Health Sheffield Hatters. Elsewhere, in the benecos Play-Offs race, Durham Palatinates picked up a big 40-point victory, 94-54, over Caledonia Pride, boosting their Play-Off hopes and sitting on 18 points. Newcastle …

Read more

06 Apr 2019: Eagles 59-56 Lions

Newcastle win in close encounter with Barking. WBBL ChampionshipNewcastle Eagles 59-56 BA London Lions (18-10,32-26, 46-45) Newcastle Eagles boosted their benecos Play-Offs hopes following a close encounter win over BA London Lions, 59-56. Eagles now move level with Durham Palatinates on points whilst Barking’s Play-Off hopes took a disappointing backwards step. Leading scorers – Georgia …

Read more

Suns go top as WBBL Championship race heats up

The race for the league title continues to heat up as two of the top three emerged with away victories on Saturday. Sevenoaks Suns were able to regain their first place in the WBBL Championship following a huge 51-point victory over Newcastle Eagles, 37-88, whilst third place Westfield Health Sheffield Hatters continued to put pressure …

Read more