15 September, 2023

GB athletes prepare for their 2023/24 seasons!

Find out where the GB senior athletes are playing this season coming as we take a look at club movements!

In Spain, an exciting BSR División de Honor season awaits as the clubs enter their final days of preparations. Simon Brown has made the move from German league club RSV Lahn-Dill to BSR club Amiab Albacete, where he joins GB teammates Harry Brown, Ben Fox, Lee Manning, Charlotte Moore and Phil Pratt. Defending champions Amiab Albacete appeared unstoppable last season, winning the league in dominant fashion and claiming the EuroCup Champions Cup too.

Peter Cusack signed for UCAM Murcia, joining GB Men’s teammate Lee Fryer and concluding his time at Amivel Reyes Gutierrez. Also departing the club is Lewis Edwards who has signed for Iberconsa Amfiv. Abdi Jama and Kyle Marsh continue to play for the Málaga based team.

Helen Freeman’s club Servigest Burgos head into the División de Honor following promotion at the end of last season.

Terry Bywater and Greg Warburton remain with CD Ilunion. James MacSorley continues with defending Copa del Rey champions Bidaideak Bilbao.

Departing Manchester Revolution, Sophie Carrigill heads back to the Italian FIPIC league to play for Briantea84 Cantù who compete in the top tier of the league. Over in Germany, Jim Palmer continues to build with the Rhine River Rhinos.

Joy Haizelden rejoins the University of Alabama for another season alongside her studies, defending champions of the USA collegiate league.

At home in the BWB National League Premier Division, Gaz Choudhry joins Jack Perry and Jude Hamer at London Titans, and Tyler Baines moves across to defending champions Manchester Revolution, joining Martin Edwards. Kayla Bell continues with CWBA. Further north, Maddie Thompson stays with Sheffield Steelers.

The BWB Women’s Premier League takes place later this year, where several GB Women’s athletes are set to compete – we’ll be covering any club movements!

Spanish league: http://bsr.feddf.es/ 

German league: https://rollstuhlbasketball.de/

Italian league: https://www.federipic.it/?fbclid=IwAR0MAvCMjCiGxKzOq_edUCzVqMW0FT2P6Vl953a4LAHPS-aEuzVsdspdvio 

University of Alabama: https://bamaadapted.com/sports/wbball?path=wbball 

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

Photos: BWB / SA Images

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