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All-Star Five – Week 11

This week’s WBBL All-Star Five is stacked after an amazing weekend that saw some of the best individual performances in the history of the league, resulting in the highest Performance Points total for the collective this season. It’s led by Sian Phillips and includes the Nottingham duo of Jasmine Joyner and Chelsey Shumpert, who make …

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Amazing Individual Displays in Saturday’s Three WBBL Championship Games

WBBL ChampionshipCaledonia Pride 86-81 Newcastle Eagles (22-26, 46-44, 66-56)(Pride – Phillips 28, Storie 20, Ranger 14; Eagles – Gorrell 38, Smith 17, McVicar 14) WBBL ChampionshipDurham Palatinates 53-78 Nottingham Wildcats (11-17, 22-35, 45-53)(Palatinates – Van Straaten 14, Elderkin 10, Hurtado-Barbeito 10; Wildcats – Shumpert 26, Joyner 25, Freeman 8) WBBL ChampionshipEssex Rebels 90-102 Manchester Met …

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Suns shake off final heartache, Rebels and Wildcats pick up big wins

WBBL Championship Durham Palatinates 54-75 Essex Rebels (13-21, 26-38, 34-56, 54-75) (Palatinates – Paxton 13, Elderkin 13, Hurtado Barbeito 10; Rebels – Waithe 21, Munns 19, Costa 15) WBBL Championship Sevenoaks Suns 69-62 Oakland Wolves (16-17, 27-31, 43-39, 69-62) (Suns – Monakana 21, Busch 19, Carr 12; Wolves – Carter 21, Uprus 13, Boros 10) …

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All-Star Five: Week 9

For the second week in a row, there are two BA London Lions players in the WBBL All-Star Five after they made it four straight wins in all competitions, and remain unbeaten in league play. Amazingly, the bench is led by two players – Jasmine Joyner and Alison Gorrell – who posted the second and …

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Alison Gorrell makes WBBL Championship History Despite Loss

WBBL Championship Essex Rebels 90-82 Newcastle Eagles (20-26, 42-50, 55-62, 90-82) (Rebels – Kohlhaas 28, Waithe 16, Bieg Salazar 16; Eagles – Gorrell 40, McVicar 16, Lowe 12) WBBL Championship Durham Palatinates 60-78 Caledonia Pride (16-20, 38-38, 46-53, 60-78) (Palatinates – Elderkin 18, Paxton 15, Hutchingson 11; Storie 19, Velazquez 13, Phillips 11) WBBL Championship …

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2020-21 WBBL fixtures and dates confirmed

The WBBL is today delighted to confirm the fixtures and dates for the seventh season of the Women’s British Basketball League. The 2020-21 season will commence on 07 November with the WBBL Cup group stages before breaking for the GB Women’s International window. Once the Semi-Finals of the Cup have taken place in early December, …

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Women’s British Basketball League calls on Government for immediate support

Following the Government announcement on 22 September that fans will not be allowed back to sporting events, we are currently assessing the impact this will have on professional basketball in the UK. The UK is a great sporting nation and the positive impact that sport has on communities and on physical and mental health can …

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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 …

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Hatters keep title challenge on track, Palatinates stop Wildcats and Wolves reignite post-season push

FLT Peterman Sheffield Hatters made a clear statement of intent with an eye-catching 87-65 victory over fellow title rivals Newcastle Eagles. The home side capitalised on the visiting team’s foul troubles to pull away down the stretch, as the logjam at the top of the table grows ever more crowded. Asha Thomas led the way …

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