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Derby joy, close calls and new signings on Saturday

There was a blistering success in the big north-east derby on Saturday afternoon for Newcastle Eagles as they stung local rivals Durham Palatinates on the road 78-53. Georgia Ohrdorf came up with a majestic double-double of 20 points and 17 boards, while Giulia Simioni handed out a WBBL season high 14 assists. Elsewhere, Peterman FLT …

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Wildcats and Suns remain unbeaten as Riders and Eagles claim wins

Nottingham Wildcats, Sevenoaks Suns, Leicester Riders and Newcastle Eagles all picked up victories on a busy Sunday of Championship action. Nottingham continued their fine form to start the season with a third consecutive victory. The away team overcame Cardiff Met Archers 67-45 thanks to Jasmine Joyner’s 20 points, 15 rebounds and four blocks. The reigning …

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Orieoma is number seven

Orieoma Chukwu-Etu can be the benchmark for Newcastle Eagles’ wannabes across the North East after the talented Tynesider became the club’s fifth WBBL signing of the summer. That’s the verdict of head coach Chris Bunten who believes the fast-rising guard can play a key role this season. Former Sacred Heart pupil Chukwu-Etu came through Newcastle’s …

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WBBL Opening Weekend tickets now available

Tickets for a thrilling opening weekend to the sixth season of the Women’s British Basketball League are now available. Every WBBL club will take to the floor at the University of Essex across three days, Friday 27 – Sunday 29 Sept, in what promises to be a fantastic and must-see event for fans. Across the …

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