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Going Live! Sharks in televised Final dress rehearsal

The 2018 BBL Trophy Final is drawing ever nearer for the DBL Sharks Sheffield. Fancy a dress-rehearsal? You got it! The Sharks head on down to the Leicester Arena this Friday for a televised taster of the showpiece event to come. And if it’s anything like the two previous encounters, then the watching public should…

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Successful Weekend for Sharks – Leeds & Cheshire Toppled

BBL Championship (Friday 16th February 2018) Leeds Force 79-107 DBL Sharks Sheffield (20-23, 36-54, 52-81) DBL Sharks Sheffield collected their second victory of the season over Leeds Force, defeating their local rivals 79-107 on the road. As a result of the derby victory, the visitors remain in the hunt for a top three finish. The hosts,…

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The Grind Never Stops! Back to league action.

The grind never stops! After the adulation of reaching the BBL Trophy Final, the DBL Sharks Sheffield attentions switch firmly back to improving their league standing. On Friday, they attend to the second instalment of the Yorkshire derby by travelling north to meet bottom side Leeds Force. On Sunday, they hit the road once more…

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Sharks take the high road to Glasgow!

Boil up a haggis, break out the shortbread and pour yourself a wee dram because the DBL Sharks Sheffield are going to the BBL Trophy Final in Glasgow! A 75-66 win on the night and an overall 161-152 aggregate score confirmed their place in the showpiece event at the expense of opponents Worcester Wolves. Chris…

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Sharks fall to Riders in Double Overtime Thriller

Scant consolation but the DBL Sharks Sheffield played their part in possibly the most thrilling game of the 2017-18 BBL season so far before going down to league leaders Leicester Riders in double overtime. Mackey McKnight levelled the game at 76 in regulation and it took scores from Tyler Bernardini and JR Holder in the…

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All to play for in second leg!

There was a dramatic roller-coaster match-up on Wednesday night in the last four of the BBL Trophy. BBL Trophy Semi-Final First Leg Worcester Wolves 86-86 DBL Sharks Sheffield (16-27, 37-49, 64-72) There was a rare draw in this Semi-Final first leg encounter as Wolves came back from a 16-point deficit to take a 3-point lead in…

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Huge week beckons for the Sharks

No, your eyes don’t deceive you! It is only Tuesday but a very important week is on the horizon for the DBL Sharks Sheffield. Tomorrow night, they head down to Worcester to take on the Wolves in the first leg of the BBL Trophy semi-finals. Friday sees the current BBL Championship leaders, Leicester Riders, paying…

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Sharks dip in Devon

Raiders finally end their barren streak BBL Championship Plymouth Raiders 85-80 DBL Sharks Sheffield (22-19, 40-35, 62-56) Plymouth Raiders secured their first BBL Championship win since the end of November after overcoming DBL Sharks Sheffield. Gavin Love’s side end their losing run to close the gap on the Play-Off places with Sheffield dropping to a 10-6…

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Nervous win but the ‘Nix flames are fanned

Nervous disposition? Dicky ticker? Prematurely grey? All conditions that will be exacerbated by watching the DBL Sharks Sheffield but the good news is that it is another win and it is against BBL Cup winners Cheshire Phoenix! Joking aside, the Sharks did well in putting one of their nearest rivals to the sword despite a…

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Cup Winners Come To Town

The newly-crowned BBL Cup winners Cheshire Phoenix provide the opposition for the DBL Sharks Sheffield this coming Friday in the first game of a double-header weekend. Ben Thomas’ side defeated Worcester by 99-88 last week to record a first silverware success under the Phoenix name. The Sharks then face the lengthy journey down to Plymouth…

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