Rebels to return Tom

Essex Rebels have announced a further player signing after revealing Charleene Tom is back for another year.

Tom has been part of the Essex set up since her arrival at the University two years ago. She had a key role in last years Basketball England Division 1 winning team.

She learnt her trade at the highly respected Ipswich Basketball Academy and is one of several players arriving at the University as they take their next step in making their way through the East talent pathway.

“Charleene’s enthusiasm is infectious at every practice and in every game,” said Head Coach, Mark Lloyd.

“She is always there to motivate and encourage her team mates and leads by example with her intensity on the court. I am delighted that we have her back with us as we embark on our maiden WBBL season.

“She is a credit to her junior programme at Ipswich and the East Region and it is going to be fantastic to see her now making the next step and playing in the WBBL,” concluded the play-caller.