A big Thank you to Bob Martin for stepping in this week as a guest coach while Vanessa is still away on GB duty and taking the WBBL team training.Continue Reading →
First congratulations to our own Vanessa Ellis and the whole GB women’s squad on their qualification for the Women’s Eurobasket 2019!
At the end of what has been a busy week for Vanessa she will this afternoon set off for Scotland with the Hatters WBBL team who play Caledonia tomorrow in the quarter finals of the WBBL cup competition at 3.45pm. The team then head home and straight to bed before they face Essex Rebels at All Saints on Sunday ...Continue Reading →
Had to go to work this morning so a bit late today. There is no WBBL game this week as players are away representing their countries…….Come on GB you can do it!
However there is plenty of action at All Saints on Saturday afternoon. It begins with a 12noon tip for the U16P team v Derby and is followed by the U18s v Leeds at 2pm and then the U12s v Doncaster at 4pm. These tips were all moved forward ...Continue Reading →
Hi everyone. First let me apologise that there was no Friday Forum last week but I was away for the weekend and could not access my computer. Did get to see the WBBL in London though. Hatters were losing until the last 3 minutes of the game but pulled together to win by 5, the U16P also came from behind to win against Nottingham and the U16D won too. A good weekend all round so hope you didn’t miss anything ...Continue Reading →
BA London Lions 77-82 Westfield Health Sheffield Hatters (22-19, 45-39, 66-57)
An extraordinary final three minutes saw Westfield Health Sheffield Hatters overcome BA London Lions 82-77 on the road, having trailed for much of the game.
It means Hatters move to 5-1 near the summit of the WBBL Championship table, and they have won eight of the nine WBBL meetings with Lions, remaining unbeaten on their opponent’s floor in the last five seasons.
Leading scorers – Velasquez 20, Da Silva 14, Voynova 14 (Lions); ...Continue Reading →
Westfield Health Sheffield Hatters 108-68 Durham Palatinates (28-20, 60-41, 87-54)
Westfield Health Sheffield Hatters bounced back from their first defeat of the WBBL Championship campaign in style, beating Durham Palatinates 108-68 to maintain the pressure at the top of the table. It is the highest points tally of any team so far this season.
Hatters have won all four meetings between the teams since Durham ascended to the BBL last year, and all three league meetings by comfortable double-figure margins.
Leading scorers – Naylor ...Continue Reading →
This weekend there are just 3 Hatters teams in action as the U12s and U18s have a weekend off. All the games are on Saturday and two of them at home (All Saints) so plenty of chance for you to come down and support them. The afternoon begins at 12.30pm when the U16D team take on Manchester II. This is followed at 3pm by the WBBL championship game between Hatters and Durham. Meanwhile the U16P are on the road to ...Continue Reading →