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An East Midlands double in November’s monthly awards

With the WBBL Cup group stages played out in November, and the semi-finals now set, the first monthly awards of the campaign have been announced with an East Midlands double. Jesper Sundberg picks up the Molten WBBL Coach of the Month, and Jasmine Joyner the Molten WBBL Player of the Month. Sundberg’s Leicester Riders team …

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All-Star Five: Week 3

The WBBL Cup semi-finals were confirmed over the weekend and some big-scoring games were led by outstanding individual performances, dominated by the East Midlands. Jasmine Joyner paced the team for the second time already this season, followed, also for the second time, by Holly Winterburn among some amazing shooting displays. Jasmine Joyner – Nottingham Wildcats …

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Final WBBL group games confirm Semi-Finals matchups

WBBL Cup, South Group Cardiff Met Archers 50-65 Sevenoaks Suns (17-21, 23-31, 40-47) (Archers- Marchizotti 14, Lewis 9, Jorgensen 7; Suns- Busch 25, Monakana 13, Koppl 11) WBBL Cup, North Group Newcastle Eagles 71-96 Leicester Riders (22-16, 40-39, 62-60) (Eagles- Gorrell 19, Mcvicar 16, Smith 14; Riders- Oliver 29, Winterburn 18, Hinriksdottir 16)   The …

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All-Star Five: Week 2

There were some heavyweight clashes in the busiest weekend of WBBL Cup action of this season so far, as Leicester Riders won a derby, with victories also for Newcastle Eagles and Cup holders Sevenoaks Suns. Fittingly, the All-Star Five is paced by the Suns’ star from January’s WBBL Cup Final. Janice Monakana – Sevenoaks Suns …

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Leicester Riders Take East Midlands Derby

WBBL Cup, North GroupLeicester Riders 61-48 Nottingham Wildcats (14-7, 23-20, 43-30)(Riders – Oliver 14, Gaskin 12, Clark 11; Wildcats – Joyner 15, Shumpert 9, Egharevba 6) WBBL Cup, South GroupOaklands Wolves 0-20 Cardiff Met Archers(Game cancelled due to COVID-19 protocols) Leicester Riders secured a big 61-48 East Midlands derby win over Nottingham Wildcats in the …

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Opening day sees double home wins in the North

WBBL Cup, North Group Leicester Riders 65-44 Manchester Met Mystics (21-6, 20-8, 15-13, 10-17) (Riders – Winterburn 15, Clark 13, Hinriksdottir 8; Mystics – Shaw 8, Jones 6, Allen 6) WBBL Cup, North Group Nottingham Wildcats 64 – 51 Newcastle Eagles (14-16, 17-16, 15-9, 17-10) (Wildcats – Joyner 17, Costa 16, Shumpert 15; Eagles – …

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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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