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Richard Langhorne Award wins

posted 30 Jul 2017, 02:31 by Niki Cross

CWBA were honoured at the BWB Richard Langhorne Awards last night as the Club of the Year.   Paul Claridge, CWBA's first life member collected the award.

Also honoured for his unstinting contribution in working as a statistician, was CWBA Treasurer Keith Batty who received the Official of the Year award.  

This tops a super year for CWBA and sets a huge target for next year!

Best Awards night ever

posted 24 Jun 2017, 01:34 by Niki Cross

CWBA's annual awards night  (our 1st as an independant organisation) saw Tom Cutts sweep the board with 6 awards as top scorer in 2 leagues, MVP in 3 leagues and league most improved player.  Other awards went to:
Pete Cusack (top scorer and MVP CWBA 1)
Cam Swan (top scorer u19, CWBA2)
Sam Mack (u19 MVP, Players player)
Joy Haizelden (CWBA Allstar top scorer and MVP)
Ryan Dicken (NL Endeavour)
Tristan Dawe & Chris Halpin (Club Endeavour)
Adam Dixon (Best new player)
Jess Dowdeswell (Club most improved)
Ally Hope (Coach of the year)
Debbie Cutts ( Volunteer of the year)
Keith Batty (Keystone award).

The first lifetime membership was awarded to Paul Claridge for 25 years service to CWBA

CWBA players help GB U23 team to Gold

posted 17 Jun 2017, 03:41 by Niki Cross

CWBA's Peter Cusack and Sam Mack received gold medals yesterday after an exciting final against Turkey in the Under 23 World Championship tournament in Toronto Canada.

The team also included ex CWBA player Ben Fox, who excelled in the 2nd half.  

This is the first time GB has won gold in the 20years of the competition.

We are all very proud of the team's achievement.

A full report is available on the IWBF website .

CWBA AGM and Awards

posted 16 Jun 2017, 00:11 by Niki Cross

Formal notice is made of the 1st CWBA AGM on 23/6/17 prior to the awards presentation.  The AGM will cover :
the annual report of the Secretary.
the financial statements and the Treasurer’s report.
Election of the officers and the Committee for the ensuing year.
Consider any amendment to the constitution (n/a this time)
Transact any other notified business (none notified) 

CWBA in winning form

posted 3 Jun 2017, 11:41 by Niki Cross

All three CWBA teams have stepped into the fight for gold medals after day 1 of the National Championships at Worcester.

CWBA 2 started the fight at 12pm against Sheffield Steelers coming out on top 51 to 44
The Ladies picked up the gauntlet against Angels of the North.  After a tight 1st quarter they came our victorious 54 to 41

CWBA 1 took on the last game against CWSC Panthers and a very close game for 3 quarters finally concluded 55 to 41

All three teams advance to the Gold medal game tomorrow again starting at 12pm with CWBA 2, 2pm for CWBA 2 and the Ladies finish the CWBA medal hunt at 4pm.

3 CWBA teams at National Championships 3/4 June 2017

posted 24 May 2017, 01:29 by Niki Cross

CWBA's 1st and 2nd Division teams and the Women's team will all be competing for gold at the Worcester Arena on 3 rd and 4th of June.
The 2nd div team tip at 12pm on Saturday 3rd on court 3.  The 1st team game tips at 2pm on court 2 and the Women tip at 4pm on court 3.  Matches for the Sunday games will be decided based on Saturday results
Good luck to all participating!

CWBA's first team finish their league season undefeated

posted 19 May 2017, 10:30 by Niki Cross   [ updated 19 May 2017, 10:34 ]

May 14th saw CWBA 1's last Division 1 league game at Woodlands academy.  Despite the loss of some key players to other committments, the team continued their winning streak and take top spot in the league.

Good performances from Women's GB trio Joy Haizelden, Sarah Hope and Charlotte Moore and U23 GB's Peter Cusack (who elected to finish the season in the UK instead of travelling to the Fazza Tournamen)  gave CWBA a commanding lead through ot the game v Cardiff.

The game also saw the debut of Thomas Cutts in the first team.  Tom scored during the game to complete a success first team appearance.

CWBA 1 now go on to the National Championships in Worcester 3rd and 4th June 2017.

CWBA members selected for GB U23 team

posted 3 May 2017, 09:31 by Niki Cross

Congratulations to Sam Mack who has been selected to join Peter Cusack as members in the GB Men's U23 team for the 2017 World Championships.  Further information can be found on the British Wheelchair Basketball site at  

CWBA members shine at the London mini marathon

posted 28 Apr 2017, 11:16 by Niki Cross   [ updated 30 Apr 2017, 02:18 ]

Congratulations to Zein Zhou and Toby Sweeny Croft for their success at the London wheelchair min marathon last Sunday.

Both follow in the footsteps of other club members who have successfully taken on the marathon Charlotte Moore (4 time winner) and Kare Adenegan who went on tp Olympic glory last year. 

CWBA receive a boost from the Masons

posted 28 Apr 2017, 11:12 by Niki Cross

Warwickshire Masonic Charitable group have made a generous donation to CWBA this week to help us pay for our rumming costs.  This is the first time the group have included CWBA in their wide ranging charitable donations.

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