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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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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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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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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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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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