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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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12 Jan 2019: Wolves 89-73 Wildcats

Oaklands pull off major upset. WBBL ChampionshipOaklands Wolves 89-73 Nottingham Wildcats (18-16, 45-37, 69-48) Oaklands Wolves pulled off a major upset in the WBBL Championship with a 89-73 win over Nottingham Wildcats. The victory over fourth place Nottingham gave Oaklands their third Championship win of the season and also closed the gap between Manchester and …

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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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22 Dec 2018: Palatinates 74-82 Wolves

Oaklands bag second WBBL Championship win. WBBL Championship Durham Palatinates 74-82 Oaklands Wolves (26-20, 37-45, 56-65) Oaklands Wolves ended their 2018 capturing their second WBBL Championship win. The away victory over Durham Palatinates now moves Oaklands off the bottom of the Championship table. Leading scorers – Betsy Macdonald 23, Hannah Ottewill-Soulsby 19, Rudiane Eduardo 13 …

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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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Hatters go top, leads to top four shuffle in WBBL Championship

An important Saturday, with four games played, has seen much movement in the WBBL Championship table with Westfield Health Sheffield Hatters leading a shuffle of the top four. Hatters have gone to the summit of the table – ahead of Sevenoaks Suns, in action on Sunday – after Helen Naylor’s 26 points led them to …

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