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Newcastle Eagles and GiveToLocal join forces to boost community sport

Britain’s most successful BBL franchise has partnered with innovative sport service GiveToLocal in a move set to benefit basketball across the board. Newcastle Eagles has announced grassroots sport organisation GiveToLocal is the club’s new main sponsor and a wide-ranging partnership will see GiveToLocal actively support basketball in the North East at every level – from …

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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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Eagles, Hatters and Wildcats win as title race continues to heat up

Newcastle Eagles, FLT Peterman Sheffield Hatters and Nottingham Wildcats all picked up points as the sides at the top of the table continue to jostle for position. Newcastle joined Leicester Riders at the top of the standings having collected a tenth Championship victory. The 54-47 win, on the road, over a battling BA London Lions, …

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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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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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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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Ohrdorf scoops Molten WBBL Player of the Month award

It’s a November awards double for Newcastle Eagles after their popular forward Georgia Ohrdorf was crowned Molten WBBL Player of the Month. This follows on from play-caller Chris Bunten landing the coaching accolade and his major frontcourt presence was certainly a tower of strength behind his team’s unbeaten run during the period. Ohrdorf was at …

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