Daily Archives: August 23, 2015

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Scotland U16 Women win first game in final fixture of European Championships Division B

Scotland’s U16 Women saved their best performance for last as they won their final encounter of a tough European Championships, Division B campaign. The Scottish team bounced back after a hard opening week in which losses to Ireland (43-88), Slovenia (26-117), Ukraine (34-70) Bulgaria, (29-77), Norway (28-50) and Macedonia (41-49) left the team battling to…

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England U16 Women relegated after tough Division A European Championships

England’s U16 Women were beaten 57-44 by the Netherlands in their final game at the European Championships in Portugal, on Sunday. Their ninth defeat of the tournament means they finish 16th with their relegation already confirmed following Saturday’s loss against Belgium. An 0-9 record reflects a tough experience in Division A but one that will prove…

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Carrigill targets final, challenges crowds before European Wheelchair Basketball Championships

The European Wheelchair Basketball Championships tip-off in less than a week; to mark the occasion I sat down with GB Women’s captain Sophie Carrigill to talk Rio 2016 Paralympics qualification, championship targets, home-court advantage and crowd support. The 2015 European Wheelchair Basketball Championships will see the continent’s greatest teams descend upon the city of Worcester…