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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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Archers & Wildcats Progress to Cup Semi-Finals

WBBL Cup, South GroupCardiff Met Archers 51-68 BA London Lions (13-24, 23-41, 38-51)(Archers – Hatch 13, Marchizotti 10, Jorgensen 7; Lions – Leonard 20, Breen 16, Umeh 11) WBBL Cup, North GroupManchester Met Mystics 75-101 Nottingham Wildcats (26-21, 45-51, 62-76)(Mystics – Jones 21, Naylor 14, Horton 11; Wildcats – Joyner 37, Shumpert 29, Costa 12) …

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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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Sevenoak Suns and Newcastle Eagles both secure comfortable wins

WBBL Cup, South Group BA London Lions 60-70 Sevenoak Suns (12-28, 31-46, 45-59) (Lions – Beckford-Norton 19, Leonard 13, Charles 9; Suns – Monakana 19, Carr 15, Busch 15) WBBL Cup, North Group Newcastle Eagles 78-68 Manchester Met Mystics(21-16,43-34,58-58) (Eagles – Gorrell 25,Mcvicar 21 ,Kverderavicutie 13 ; Mystics – Song 25,Horton 15, Bailey 12) Sevenoak …

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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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Women’s British Basketball League calls on Government for immediate support

Following the Government announcement on 22 September that fans will not be allowed back to sporting events, we are currently assessing the impact this will have on professional basketball in the UK. The UK is a great sporting nation and the positive impact that sport has on communities and on physical and mental health can …

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Basketball united with joint statement to Government on Covid-19 measures

Dear All, Basketball stands together to urge the Government in Westminster to rethink after it opted not to reopen indoor sports facilities as part of its latest easing of coronavirus restrictions. Pubs, cinemas and amusement arcades will reopen from 4 July but basketball courts, gyms and leisure centres remain off limits. Why? We have already …

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