From Durham Palatinates

2020-21 WBBL fixtures and dates confirmed

The WBBL is today delighted to confirm the fixtures and dates for the seventh season of the Women’s British Basketball League. The 2020-21 season will commence on 07 November with the WBBL Cup group stages before breaking for the GB Women’s International window. Once the Semi-Finals of the Cup have taken place in early December, …

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Women’s British Basketball League calls on Government for immediate support

Following the Government announcement on 22 September that fans will not be allowed back to sporting events, we are currently assessing the impact this will have on professional basketball in the UK. The UK is a great sporting nation and the positive impact that sport has on communities and on physical and mental health can …

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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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