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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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Hatters go top, leads to top four shuffle in WBBL Championship

An important Saturday, with four games played, has seen much movement in the WBBL Championship table with Westfield Health Sheffield Hatters leading a shuffle of the top four. Hatters have gone to the summit of the table – ahead of Sevenoaks Suns, in action on Sunday – after Helen Naylor’s 26 points led them to …

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08 Dec 2018: Mystics 72-93 Riders

A triple-double helps Riders move into 3rd place. WBBL Championship Manchester Mystics 72 – 93 Leicester Riders (24-19, 42-36, 72-52) Leicester Riders have jumped above Manchester Mystics into third place in the WBBL Championship table after a storming third quarter saw them beat their rivals 93-72 on the road, with Holly Winterburn hitting a triple-double. …

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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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2019 WBBL Cup Semi-Finals drawn

The draw for the Semi-Finals of the 2019 Women’s British Basketball League Cup was concluded on Monday morning. There is only one previous winner of the competition left remaining and that is Manchester Mystics, who secured their passage to the last four by dumping out holders Nottingham Wildcats. They showed their teeth on the road …

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