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Penultimate weekend of Championship action concludes with wins for Hatters, Palatinates and Wolves

The race for second position looks set to go down to the wire after wins for Hatters, Palatinates and Wolves rounded out the penultimate weekend of Championship action. Meg Pritchard’s 13 points led a balanced attack as Oaklands Wolves picked up Championship win number nine with a 77-60 triumph on the road over Essex Rebels. …

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14 Apr 2019: Palatinates 63-55 Riders

Durham Palatinates move up to fifth position with victory over Leicester. WBBL ChampionshipDurham Palatinates 63-55 Leicester Riders (13-13, 30-29, 53-38) Durham Palatinates prevailed over Leicester Riders 63-55 in front of their fans, in the first meeting between the sides since this year’s Trophy Final. The win sees Durham leapfrog Nottingham Wildcats into fifth position, with …

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Wins for Hatters, Wolves, Mystics, Eagles and Wildcats on a busy Saturday in the Championship

There were wins for Hatters, Wolves, Eagles, Mystics and Wildcats on a busy day in the Championship. Westfield Health Sheffield Hatters moved back to within four points of the top of the table with a 94-72 victory over Cardiff Met Archers, led by Sarah Toeaina’s 36 points. While Oaklands Wolves continued their run of fine …

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24 Mar 2019: Riders 79-65 Mystics

Riders maintain title challenge WBBL Championship Leicester Riders 79-65 Manchester Mystics (25-12, 48-26, 67-50) The title race continues after Leicester Riders kept up the pressure on their still unbeaten rivals, Sevenoaks Suns. Riders were too powerful for Mystics as they prospered from a red-hot start to the contest. Leading scorers – Rebecca Navarro 24, Kate …

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Championship top three all victorious

The top three in the WBBL Championship all claimed home wins, on Sunday. Leicester Riders defeated Cardiff Met Archers 84-59 behind 26 points from Kate Oliver to stay top, while Sevenoaks Suns continued their perfect record as they overcame BA London Lions with Ta’Yani Clark top scoring with 18 points in the 56-51 success. Meanwhile, …

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17 Mar 2019: Riders 84-59 Archers

Riders stay top of the Championship with double-win weekend. WBBL ChampionshipLeicester Riders 84-59 Cardiff Met Archers (15-21, 42-41, 65-49) Leicester Riders completed a double-winning weekend to stay ahead at the top of the WBBL Championship after beating Cardiff Met Archers, on Sunday. The recent Trophy winners sit in pole position at 15-2, though Suns remain unbeaten …

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Riders go top, wins for Palatinates, Wolves and Eagles

It was a successful Saturday for Durham, Oaklands, Leicester and Newcastle. Durham Palatinates maintained their grip on a top eight spot with a 76-59 victory on the road over Cardiff Met Archers, led by Harriet Ottewill-Soulsby’s big double-double. While Roya Rustamzada hit 30 points to power Oaklands Wolves to a 86-81 win over Manchester Mystics, …

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