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Sunday success for Mystics, Suns, Eagles and Riders

Manchester Mystics, Sevenoaks Suns, Newcastle Eagles and Leicester Riders celebrated a super Sunday with wins in the Championship. Sara Djassi’s 23 points and eight rebounds ensured Manchester returned to winning ways with a 76-68 showing on the road against Durham Palatinates. Sevenoaks made it a double winning weekend, easing past Caledonia Pride 78-44, thanks to …

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Away teams triumph in thrilling day of Championship action

Oaklands Wolves, Sevenoaks Suns, Newcastle Eagles and Nottingham Wildcats all picked up Championship points away from home. Oaklands began the day’s action with a hard-fought 75-73 victory, on the road, against BA London Lions. Anneke Schlueter led the visitors with a game-high 22 points. Elsewhere, Sevenoaks maintained their perfect record and position at the top …

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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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