From Essex Rebels

Suns advance to Cup Semi-Finals as Pride and Riders pick up home wins

Leicester Riders and Caledonia Pride both earned league wins on Sunday, while Sevenoaks Suns advanced to the Cup Semi-Finals. The Suns defeated Newcastle Eagles 58-80 behind 24 points from Cat Carr to set up a meeting with the Riders, who beat Durham Palatinates 91-84 in the league with Kate Oliver netting 29 points. Meanwhile, Pride …

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Five Talking Points: Suns and Eagles battle for last place in Cup Semi-Finals, Hatters eye top spot

Here are five things to keep an eye on during this weekend’s action in the Women’s British Basketball League (WBBL). Saturday Fixtures Cardiff Met Archers v BA London Lions – 2:00PM Westfield Health Sheffield Hatters v Oaklands Wolves – 3:00PM Manchester Mystics v Leicester Riders – 4:00PM Nottingham Wildcats v Newcastle Eagles – 5:00PM Sunday …

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History and Drama dominate a special Sunday

It proved to be a momentous and dramatic day of action in the WBBL Championship on Sunday as this season’s newcomers Essex Rebels recorded a first ever league success. They did it in style too, by inking their maiden triumph with a thrilling 103-90 overtime win against Newcastle Eagles as Jessy Ward and DeAngelique Waithe …

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Mystics make Cup Semis, league wins for Durham, Hatters and Riders

Manchester Mystics are through to the Semi-Finals of the prestigious WBBL Cup after outlasting 2018 winners and holders Nottingham Wildcats 73-81. It was Evelyn Ovner who was the difference maker with 25 points after going a spectacular 9 of 10 from the field. Meanwhile in the WBBL Championship, both Westfield Health Sheffield Hatters and Leicester …

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Success for Wildcats, Riders, Eagles, Hatters and Mystics on a busy Saturday

Nottingham Wildcats continued their fine run of form with a 75-90 win on the road against Cardiff Met Archers – the visitors’ fourth victory in a row. Jasmine Joyner led the way for Nottingham with a game-high 22 points to go along with seven rebounds and five assists. Leicester Riders also enjoyed success with a commanding …

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