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Fixtures & dates confirmed for WBBL’s eighth season

The WBBL is today delighted to confirm the fixtures and dates for the eighth season of the Women’s British Basketball League. Following the recent announcement of the return of Sheffield Hatters to the WBBL, along with the addition of new WBBL franchise Gloucester City Queens, the League will be progressing with 13 teams, the largest …

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2020-21 Molten WBBL All-British Team of the Year

The Molten WBBL All-British Team of the Year, as voted by WBBL Head Coaches, features two Leicester Riders – including one unanimous nominee – alongside an ever-present in this team, a league MVP candidate and a 2012 London Olympian. Holly Winterburn – Leicester Riders The election of Leicester’s star guard to the All-British team was …

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Kennedy Leonard drops triple-double as Lions, Suns and Wildcats end regular season with wins

WBBL ChampionshipOaklands Wolves 48-56 Nottingham Wildcats (26-22, 33-35, 44-44, 48-56)(Wolves: G.Uprus – 17, L.Milligan – 9, B.Sarson – 6; Wildcats: S.Costa – 14, M.Lundqvist – 14, C.Shumpert – 10) WBBL ChampionshipDurham Palatinates 59-114 London Lions (16-32, 29-60, 42-87, 59-114)(Palatinates: C.Paxton – 19, K.Elderkin – 9, G.Hurtado Barbeito – 9; Lions: K.Leonard – 24, C.Breen – …

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All-Star Five – Week 20

With all of the WBBL Championship Play-off placings settled last weekend, Sevenoaks Suns took the regular season title despite suffering a defeat to the second-placed Leicester Riders, who themselves finished in style by also beating third-placed London Lions behind a huge performance from Holly Winterburn that sees her front up this week’s All-Star Five and …

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Sevenoaks Suns crowned WBBL league Champions

WBBL Championship Newcastle Eagles 60-86 Manchester Met Mystics (14-18, 27-39, 37-62) (Eagles – Gorrell 22, Mcvicar 17, Bland 7; Mystics – Fong Lyew Quee 23, Naylor 20, Jones 16) WBBL Championship Nottingham Wildcats 58-69 Durham Palatinates (18-15, 37-32, 49-48) (Wildcats – Shumpert 12, Lundqvist 12, Costa 11; Palatinates – Hurtado Barbeito 19, Elderkin 18, Paxton …

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Riders beat Lions to keep WBBL Championship title race alive; all eight play-off places now secured

WBBL ChampionshipNottingham Wildcats 85-74 Newcastle Eagles (15-18, 41-26, 65-55, 85-74)(Wildcats: S.Costa – 26, C.Shumpert – 24, M.Lundqvist – 12; Eagles: A.Gorrell – 21, A.Lowe – 19, M.McVicar – 19) WBBL ChampionshipManchester Met Mystics 69-51 Caledonia Pride (22-14, 41-20, 57-38, 69-51)(Mystics: H.Naylor – 25, G.Jones – 16, N.Fong Lyew Quee – 6; Pride: P.Storie – 15, …

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Sevenoaks Suns remain unbeaten whilst Eagles and Wolves pick up home wins

WBBL Championship Newcastle Eagles 66-61 Durham Palatinates (14-22, 35-32, 58-43) (Eagles – Gorrell 21, Mcvicar 19, Lowe 11; Palatinates – Gyulai 13, Hurtado Barbeito 11, Paxton 10) WBBL Championship Oaklands Wolves 81-71 Manchester Met Mystics (17-19, 44-39, 64-56) (Wolves – Uprus 16, Quick 14, Milligan 13; Mystics – Jones 27, Fong Lyew Quee 11, Allen …

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Sevenoaks Suns Continue Their Unbeaten Championship Season

WBBL ChampionshipManchester Met Mystics 59-76 Sevenoaks Suns (11-28, 35-39, 49-55, 59-76)(Mystics – Bailey 16, Fong Lyew Quee 16, Jones 13; Suns – Clark 23, Da Silva 16, Carr 14) WBBL ChampionshipLeicester Riders 83-74 London Lions (17-17, 38-35, 56-58, 83-74)(Riders – Stewart 17, Winterburn 15, Robb 15; Lions – Umeh 21, Leonard 18, Charles 13) WBBL …

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All-Star Five – Week 18

The latest WBBL All-Star Five combines for the highest overall Performance Points total of the season so far, with Cat Carr and Kennedy Leonard each posting the fourth best individual tallies of any player up to now as their teams battle it out in the WBBL Championship title race. Cat Carr – Sevenoaks Suns Suns …

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Playoff race heats up as Suns go top

WBBL Championship Durham Palatinates 75-70 Newcastle Eagles (9-16, 31-31, 51-48) (Palatinates – Paxton 34, Elderkin 12, Van Straaten 11; Eagles – Gorrell 26, Mcvicar 21, Lowe 11) WBBL Championship Sevenoaks Suns 73-48 Caledonia Pride (16-8, 33-21, 59-37) (Suns – Carr 22, Busch 9, Monakana 9; Pride – Phillips 16, Doherty 13, Storie 6) WBBL Championship …

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