Search

Basketball: Duo return to Barking Abbey London Lions

PUBLISHED: 11:00 08 August 2018

Teresa Da Silva will return to Barking Abbey London Lions for the new WBBL season (pic Graham Hodges)

Teresa Da Silva will return to Barking Abbey London Lions for the new WBBL season (pic Graham Hodges)

Archant

Barking Abbey London Lions have confirmed the returns of exciting young talents Teresa Da Silva and Macy Spinks for the new WBBL season.

Having already secured the signature of Great Britain forward Loren Christie, Lions will have another two Barking Abbey young guns on their roster again for 2018-19.

“Both Teresa and Macy grew in maturity last year in different ways,” said head coach Mark Clark.

“Macy, through her performances in Division One, while Teresa had to deal with the challenge of having an injury-ravaged season.”

Both players are expected to continue their growth in the top flight this season, with Da Silva particularly keen to get back onto the floor after losing so many minutes through being sidelined in 2017-18.

She said: “I’m looking forward to the upcoming season as I will be playing with some new players I haven’t played with before. I also know there are new teams entering the league too.

“As I missed most of last season due to injury, I’m so excited to come back and work hard – hopefully, we’ll do well.”

Spinks added: “I look forward to building on both the positives and challenges of last year during this upcoming season.

“Playing in the WBBL is key for my development and I’m excited to do this with a number of new teammates, as well as returning players.

“I believe we’ll be very competitive and will be better each time we step on the court.”

Latest Barking and Dagenham Stories

Yesterday, 16:00

Coasters could have been several goals up before Daggers drew level

Yesterday, 14:00

Harry Redknapp is currently taking part in the latest series of I’m A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here!

Yesterday, 16:00

A rogue landlord has been fined more than £30,000 after converting a family home in Barking into flats.

Yesterday, 14:09

Detectives investigating the fatal stabbing of 22-year-old Ayodeji Habeeb Azeez have arrested a fifth person.

Yesterday, 13:00

Barking assistant manager Andre Thomas was pleased to get back to winning ways as his side sealed a 2-1 win against Soham Town Rangers.

Yesterday, 12:00

May & Baker captain Richard Oxby says the whole team was pleased to seal their progress into the quarter-finals of the First Division Knockout Cup with a comfortable 6-1 victory against Lopes Tavares.

Yesterday, 11:59

Students and staff at Barking’s Technical Skills Academy raised nearly £1,000 for Children in Need.

Yesterday, 10:00

Gale Street side won 27-12 away from home on Saturday

PROMOTED CONTENT

Are you aged over 25 and an unpaid carer? If you want to return to employment but need practical help and support to get there, Working for Carers can help.

Everest Estates stress-free service guarantees a fixed income for your East London or Essex property every month, even if no one is currently living there. Here they talk about the scheme and explain how it can help you dodge common letting headaches.

Barking and Dagenham is home to Better Extreme, London’s largest indoor skatepark. Whatever your discipline, be it skateboarding, inline, BMX or scootering, there’s a challenge waiting for you.

Newsletter Sign Up

Barking and Dagenham Post twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Most read sport

Show Job Lists

Education Promo

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Barking and Dagenham Post
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now