From Manchester Mystics

Five Talking Points: exciting North East derby and pressure for points increases

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 Essex Rebels – 2:30PM BA London Lions v Leicester Riders – 4:00PM Sunday Fixtures Oaklands Wolves v Cardiff Met Archers – 2:00PM Durham Palatinates v Westfield Health Sheffield Hatters …

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Riders & Suns continue winning runs, Mystics & Eagles also victorious

Leicester Riders and Sevenoaks Suns continued their winning runs in the WBBL Championship, while Manchester Mystics and Newcastle Eagles were also victorious on Sunday. The Riders defeated Cardiff Met Archers 50-102 behind 27 points from Rebecca Navarro, while the Suns saw off Essex Rebels in an 81-45 victory as Julia Koppl hit 15 points. Newcastle …

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06 Jan 2019: Palatinates 53-54 Mystics

Bailey wins it for Mystics on the buzzer. WBBL ChampionshipDurham Palatinates 53-54 Manchester Mystics (11-12, 31-22, 45-36) Manchester Mystics completed a dramatic fourth quarter comeback to beat Durham Palatinates at the buzzer on the road. The visitors came from as many as 14 down with Rheanne Bailey scoring the game-winner after a strong final quarter …

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Suns punch Cup Final ticket, Hatters, Eagles and Lions pick up points

The WBBL Cup Final lineup is set as Sevenoaks Suns advanced past Leicester Riders 71-83 on the road, thanks in part to a game-high 21 points from Janice Monakana. In the Championship, Westfield Health Sheffield Hatters joined the Riders at the top of the standings with a 56-81 showing against Nottingham Wildcats. Alison Gorrell led …

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Significant movements in the WBBL Championship on exciting day

In an exciting day in the WBBL Championship, there have been significant movements in the league table, particularly at the summit after a buzzer-beating winner. That came from Brea Elmore of Leicester Riders, as her late heroics saw them beat title rivals Westfield Health Sheffield Hatters 74-71 on a last gasp three-pointer to temporarily leapfrog …

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Hatters reach Cup Final, Eagles & Wolves close gaps

Westfield Health Sheffield Hatters are the first team to reach the WBBL Cup Final after over-powering Manchester Mystics, the 2017 Cup winners, 93-63 on the road. Sarah Toeaina (27) and Luiana Livulo (25) combined for more than half of Sheffield’s points to send them to their first Cup Final. Meanwhile, gaps were closed in the …

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15 Dec 2018: Mystics 63-93 Hatters (CUP)

Sheffield are heading to Birmingham in January. WBBL Cup, Semi-Final Manchester Mystics 63-93 Westfield Health Sheffield Hatters (18-18, 28-44, 44-70) Westfield Health Sheffield Hatters are the first team into the WBBL Cup Final after beating 2017 winners Manchester Mystics 93-63 on the road to make it seven wins in a row in all competitions. It …

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