Riders Trophy ticket and big crowd at Wolves headline takeaways

The 2019 WBBL Trophy Final was set over the weekend, while there was plenty of action in the WBBL Championship.

Oaklands Wolves continued their recent momentum with an impressive 77-66 success over Newcastle Eagles with both sides now at 6-9. Roya Rustamzada starred with 25 points and 10 rebounds as well as six steals in another league win for the Wolves.

The weekend went from bad to worse for Newcastle as they also suffered a 70-56 loss away at BA London Lions with Mark Clark’s side able to close the gap. Ijeoma Ofomata led the way with a game-high 23 points in the win for the hosts.

Westfield Health Sheffield Hatters remain third after they defeated the Lions 75-59 behind 24 points from Cup Final MVP Sarah Toeaina, while Manchester Mystics moved into fourth with an 85-66 victory against Caledonia Pride as Sam Roscoe fired in 29 points.