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Fixtures & dates confirmed for WBBL’s eighth season

The WBBL is today delighted to confirm the fixtures and dates for the eighth season of the Women’s British Basketball League. Following the recent announcement of the return of Sheffield Hatters to the WBBL, along with the addition of new WBBL franchise Gloucester City Queens, the League will be progressing with 13 teams, the largest …

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2020-21 Molten WBBL All-British Team of the Year

The Molten WBBL All-British Team of the Year, as voted by WBBL Head Coaches, features two Leicester Riders – including one unanimous nominee – alongside an ever-present in this team, a league MVP candidate and a 2012 London Olympian. Holly Winterburn – Leicester Riders The election of Leicester’s star guard to the All-British team was …

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Eagles Cause Biggest Upset in Play-off History, League Champion Suns Safely Through

WBBL Play-Off Quarter-FinalLeicester Riders 73-79 Newcastle Eagles (19-17, 34-37, 54-57)(Riders – Robb 18, Brewer 13, Stewart 13; Eagles – Lowe 26, Gorrell 24, McVicar 13) WBBL Play-Off Quarter-FinalSevenoaks Suns 76-59 Oaklands Wolves (20-16, 36-25, 61-44)(Suns – Garrido-Perez 20, Carr 18, Busch 12; Wolves – Carter 16, Quick 14, Uprus 11) May Madness opened at the …

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All-Star Five – Week 20

With all of the WBBL Championship Play-off placings settled last weekend, Sevenoaks Suns took the regular season title despite suffering a defeat to the second-placed Leicester Riders, who themselves finished in style by also beating third-placed London Lions behind a huge performance from Holly Winterburn that sees her front up this week’s All-Star Five and …

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Sevenoaks Suns crowned WBBL league Champions

WBBL Championship Newcastle Eagles 60-86 Manchester Met Mystics (14-18, 27-39, 37-62) (Eagles – Gorrell 22, Mcvicar 17, Bland 7; Mystics – Fong Lyew Quee 23, Naylor 20, Jones 16) WBBL Championship Nottingham Wildcats 58-69 Durham Palatinates (18-15, 37-32, 49-48) (Wildcats – Shumpert 12, Lundqvist 12, Costa 11; Palatinates – Hurtado Barbeito 19, Elderkin 18, Paxton …

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Riders beat Lions to keep WBBL Championship title race alive; all eight play-off places now secured

WBBL ChampionshipNottingham Wildcats 85-74 Newcastle Eagles (15-18, 41-26, 65-55, 85-74)(Wildcats: S.Costa – 26, C.Shumpert – 24, M.Lundqvist – 12; Eagles: A.Gorrell – 21, A.Lowe – 19, M.McVicar – 19) WBBL ChampionshipManchester Met Mystics 69-51 Caledonia Pride (22-14, 41-20, 57-38, 69-51)(Mystics: H.Naylor – 25, G.Jones – 16, N.Fong Lyew Quee – 6; Pride: P.Storie – 15, …

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Sevenoaks Suns Move Closer to WBBL Championship

WBBL Championship Sevenoaks Suns 63-51 Leicester Riders (14-18, 31-24, 44-41, 63-51)(Suns – Carr 20, Clark 15, Da Silva 10; Riders – Stewart 12, Lappenkuper 11, Winterburn 7) WBBL Championship Cardiff Met Archers 62-67 Nottingham Wildcats (13-17, 30-40, 54-57, 62-67)(Archers – Shanahan 18, Hatch 18, Lewis 14; Wildcats – Costa 20, Egharevba 16, Lundqvist 12) The …

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