Riders enjoy a successful Sunday in the capital

Leicester Riders will head into the winter break full of confidence after a convincing win on the road in the capital.

The visitors will conclude the year at the top of the standings thanks to a 83-54 win over BA London Lions. Kate Oliver led Leicester’s attack with a game-high 22 points and 12 rebounds.

The final result of the calendar year sees the top five teams in the standings separated by just five points, setting the stage for an exciting title battle in 2020.

WBBL Championship (All Games)

BA London Lions 54-83 Leicester Riders (11-26, 23-47, 39-64)

(Lions – Da Silva 15, Ivanova 10, Powlesland / Trett 6; Riders – Oliver 22, Haley / Clark 18)