From Durham Palatinates

Basketball united with joint statement to Government on Covid-19 measures

Dear All, Basketball stands together to urge the Government in Westminster to rethink after it opted not to reopen indoor sports facilities as part of its latest easing of coronavirus restrictions. Pubs, cinemas and amusement arcades will reopen from 4 July but basketball courts, gyms and leisure centres remain off limits. Why? We have already …

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Hatters keep title challenge on track, Palatinates stop Wildcats and Wolves reignite post-season push

FLT Peterman Sheffield Hatters made a clear statement of intent with an eye-catching 87-65 victory over fellow title rivals Newcastle Eagles. The home side capitalised on the visiting team’s foul troubles to pull away down the stretch, as the logjam at the top of the table grows ever more crowded. Asha Thomas led the way …

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MVP Monakana leads Suns to historic maiden Cup title

Sevenoaks Suns claimed a first WBBL Cup title thanks in part to a vintage display from MVP Janice Monakana. The Suns avenged last year’s Cup Final heartbreak with a 74-64 win against a valiant Durham Palatinates. The results sees Sevenoaks collect the final piece of the WBBL silverware jigsaw, having already won the Championship, Play-Offs …

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Suns and Mystics continue title push as Archers and Rebels eye Play-Offs spot

Cardiff Met Archers, Essex Rebels, Manchester Mystics and Sevenoaks Suns all picked up important points on an eventful Saturday in the Championship. Cardiff picked up a second league win of the season behind Cristina Bigica’s 22 points and 10 rebounds. The 67-56 victory for the visitors over Oaklands Wolves could be vital, come the end …

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Suns, Eagles and Hatters pick up Championship points

Sevenoaks Suns, Newcastle Eagles and FLT Peterman Sheffield Hatters all picked up valuable Championship points in the race for the 2019-2020 title. Sevenoaks were the first team to strike thanks to an 89-69 win over Oaklands Wolves. Renee Busch and Cat Carr led the charge for the home team with 20 points each. Sheffield then …

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Durham and Sevenoaks set for Cup Final showdown

Durham Palatinates and Sevenoaks Suns will meet in this year’s WBBL Cup Final after both clubs picked up wins. Leicester Riders, Nottingham Wildcats and Oaklands Wolves also enjoyed success with victories in the Championship. Nicolette Fong Lyew Quee poured in a game-high 24 points to help Durham advance to the WBBL Cup Final. The visitors …

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Durham and Sevenoaks advance to Cup Semi-Finals

Durham Palatinates and Sevenoaks Suns became the first two teams to punch their tickets to the WBBL Cup Semi-Finals. Durham eased into the final four of the competition with a 94-55 win over Oaklands Wolves. Betsy Macdonald produced the standout performance of the game, netting 25 points to go along with 11 assists. Sevenoaks showed …

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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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