From Essex Rebels

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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Top two continue to impress and Rebels enter Play-Offs mix

Two teams ended the day level on points at the top of the Championship standings as the top six sides continue to battle for position. Leicester Riders prepared for next weekend’s Trophy Final in the best possible fashion with an 81-64 win over Cardiff Met Archers in Wales. Sara Hinriksdottir stole the show for the …

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Suns, Riders, Pride and Wildcats enjoy super Sunday in the Championship

Sevenoaks Suns, Leicester Riders, Caledonia Pride and Nottingham Wildcats all picked up crucial wins on an eventful Sunday of Championship action. Cat Carr ensured Sevenoaks ran out 86-58 winners over Essex Rebels, thanks to a game-high 18 points, as the veteran star kept the club’s title defence on track. Caledonia then picked up a vital …

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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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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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Hatters and Mystics finish the year on a high

FLT Peterman Sheffield Hatters and Manchester Mystics both enjoyed success, in the final games both teams will play in 2019, with victories in the Championship. Asha Thomas poured in a game-high 22 points to help Sheffield overcome BA London Lions 75-61. A strong final quarter from the hosts saw them claim a fourth league win …

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Newcastle and Sheffield complete Cup Semi-Finals line-up and Essex earn first Championship points

Newcastle Eagles and FLT Peterman Sheffield Hatters joined Durham Palatinates and Sevenoaks Suns in the Cup Semi-Finals, while Essex Rebels recorded a first Championship win of the season. Essex collected their first Championship points of the season in style, taking down BA London Lions 91-57 on the road. Jessy Ward’s game-high 28 points proved the …

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Away teams triumph in thrilling day of Championship action

Oaklands Wolves, Sevenoaks Suns, Newcastle Eagles and Nottingham Wildcats all picked up Championship points away from home. Oaklands began the day’s action with a hard-fought 75-73 victory, on the road, against BA London Lions. Anneke Schlueter led the visitors with a game-high 22 points. Elsewhere, Sevenoaks maintained their perfect record and position at the top …

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