Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Kings Division Three team gear up for new 2017/18 British Wheelchair Basketball Season

The Thames Valley Kings return to the court on Saturday, October 28th to begin their new season in British Wheelchair Basketball’s Division Three South West League.

The Club who picked up the Queen’s Award earlier in the year have had an action-packed summer preparing for the new season with some members representing the club at two major Junior competitions but it will be the senior’s teams first league match since early June.

Wokingham based Kings Division Three Coach, Grant Barker says

“We can’t wait for the season to start, we have been training extra hard this year and we hope to improve on our 4th place finish from last year”.

Club  Captain Wayne Burton adds

“Looking forward to this season with some new teams to face making it more interesting. Can’t wait to see how we work as a team with a few new members of the team, it’s been a tough pre-season but I know we are all strong… Let’s go, KINGS”

Fixtures in full:
Date                       Venue    Time       Opponent            

Oct 28th 2017      Home     12.30      Swansea Storm

Nov 11th 2017     Home     12.30      West Coast Warriors

Nov 19th 2017     Away      11.20      Hampshire Harriers 2

Dec 2th 2017        Home     12.30      Gloucester Blazers

Jan 21st 2018       Away      11.30      Swansea Storm

Jan 28th 2018       Home     15.20      Hampshire Harriers 2

Feb 10th 2018      Away      13.00      Gloucester Blazers

Feb 25th 2018      Away      13.20      Plymouth Raiders

Mar 4th 2018       Away      12.00      West Coast Warriors

Mar 18th 2018     Home     15.20      Worcester Wolves

May 6th 2018       Home     15.20      Plymouth Raiders

May 12th 2018     Away      12.00      Worcester Wolves


Photograph Attached: Kings Peter Rapley lines up the shot against Hampshire Harriers 2 Last Season
(credit: Pat Cruise, Thatcham Photography Club)