From Leicester Riders

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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Hatters, Archers and Riders shine on Sunday in the Championship

FLT Peterman Sheffield Hatters, Cardiff Met Archers and Leicester Riders enjoyed a super Sunday thanks to wins in the Championship. Sheffield took the opportunity to make ground on the teams above them in the title race with a convincing 81-49 win over Caledonia Pride. Roshina Rosario led the home side to victory with 19 points. …

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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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