19 December, 2022

GB Round-up: 17th/18th December 2022

A top of the table clash at home in the BWB National League Premier Division as GB athletes complete their last fixtures of the year before the festive break.

At home in the BWB National League, Sheffield Steelers (Tyler Baines, Maddie Thompson) won 64:72 on the road against Manchester Revolution (Martin Edwards, Niamh Horan, Sophie Carrigill), ending Manchester Mavericks unbeaten run of seven games. For Sheffield Steelers, Tyler Baines had 25 points, 5 rebounds and 1 assist. Maddie Thompson had 8 points, 3 rebounds and 5 assists. For Manchester Mavericks, Martin Edwards had 25 points, 15 rebounds and 5 assists. Sophie Carrigill had 1 rebound and 1 assist.

Elsewhere, London Titans (Jack Perry, Jude Hamer) had a comprehensive 81:36 win against visitors Mohawks. Jack Perry had 25 points, 15 rebounds and 10 assists. Jude Hamer had 4 points, 1 rebound and 1 assist.

In Germany, Rhine River Rhinos (James Palmer) had a 71:43 home victory against BG Baskets Hamburg. James Palmer had 4 points, 1 rebound and 2 assists.

In Spain, UCAM Murcia (Lee Fryer) were defeated 49:73 at home by CD Ilunion (Gregg Warburton, Terry Bywater). For UCAM Murcia, Lee Fryer was team leader on assists with 7 assists and had 10 points and 6 rebounds. For CD Ilunion, Gregg Warburton was game leader on assists with 8 assists, and had 12 points and 9 rebounds. Terry Bywater had 8 points, 2 assists and 9 rebounds.

Elsewhere, Bidaideak Bilbao (James MacSorley) won 88:79 against visitors Econy Gran Canaria. Bidaideak Bilbao currently sit fourth in the league having won 7/10 games played so far this season.  

The eagerly anticipated clash of Amivel Reyes Gutierrez (Abdi Jama, Kyle Marsh, Lewis Edwards, Peter Cusack) and Amiab Albacete (Harry Brown, Ben Fox, Lee Manning, Charlotte Moore, Phil Pratt) was postponed, set to be rescheduled in the new year.

Spanish League: http://bsr.feddf.es/

German League: https://www.basketball-bund.net/index.jsp?Action=100&Verband=40

BWB National League: https://britishwheelchairbasketball.co.uk/competition/national-league/

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