British Wheelchair Basketball 15-16 Round Up: National Championships Finals

Saturday 4th June saw 22 teams descend upon the University of Worcester Arena for British Wheelchair Basketball’s season finale: the 2016 National Championships.

The Premier League Cup Final saw the Steelers fall to Owls as Tameside were crowned champions with a victory 49-44. Sheffield didn’t have to wait long for a gold medal, as the Steelers Women claimed the Women’s League title on the back of a 55-42 win over CWBA.

Elsewhere, Carlisle Panthers earned the Division 1 title with a 57-49 success over GLL & Aspire London Titans and Swindon Shocked edged their way past Warwickshire Bears 60-57 to take home the Division 2 crown. Finally, Essex Outlaws topped Percy Hedley Eagles 54-38 to lift the Division 3 trophy.

Results

Saturday 4th June
Time Division Round Team v Team
10:00 Premier League Semi Final Tameside Owls 57 v 51 GLL & Aspire London Titans
10:00 Premier League Semi Final Sheffield Steelers 68 v 44 Leeds Spiders
10:00 Division 3 Semi Final Manchester Mavericks 37 v 45 Percy Hedley Eagles
12:00 Division 3 Semi Final Gloucester Blazers 27 v 47 Essex Outlaws
12:00 Women’s League Semi Final CWBA AllStars 46 v 28 Angels of the North
Women’s League Semi Final Vixens 44 v 58 Sheffield Steelers
14:00 Division 2 Semi Final NW Knights 64* v 77* Swindon Shock
14:00 Division 1 Semi Final TCAT Warriors 42 v 58 GLL & Aspire London Titans
14:00 Division 1 Semi Final Tornados 45 v 52 CWSC Panthers
16:00 Division 2 Semi Final The Bears 59 v 57 Vikings WBC
16:00 Women’s League D1/D2 Play Off Blackhawks 20 v 58 GLL & Aspire London Titans
18:00 Premier League Bronze Leeds Spiders 61 v 70 GLL & Aspire London Titans
20:00 Premier League Gold Sheffield Steelers 44 v 49 Tameside Owls
Sunday 5th June
Time Division Round Team v Team
10:00 Division 3 Bronze Manchester Mavericks 42 v 32 Gloucester Blazers
10:00 Division 2 Bronze NW Knights 35 v 58 Vikings
10:00 Division 1 Bronze TCAT Warriors 59** v 54** Tornados
12:00 Division 3 Gold Percy Hedley Eagles 38 v 54 Essex Outlaws
12:00 Division 2 Gold Swindon Shock 60 v 57 Bears
12:00 Division 1 Gold GLL & Aspire London Titans 49 v 57 CWSC Panthers
14:00 Women’s League Bronze Vixens 47 v 52 Angels of the North
14:30 Women’s League Gold Sheffield Steelers 55 v 42 CWBA AllStars

Source: BWB
Image: C.Cox