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Owen Parker


Posted Friday, November 9th 2018

Bristol Flyers - Around The Club 09/11/18

With no BBL action this weekend, we take an in-depth look at everything else that's happening around the club away from the Bristol Flyers first team.

It’s a rare weekend with no home games for any of the Flyers teams this week. Catch up with all the details of games out on the road below.

Bristol Flyers II

Flyers II are away at Swindon Shock on Saturday, November 10th. Flyers are currently joint fourth in the Division Three table with a 1-2 record. Swindon are joint first with a 4-2 record having defeated Cardiff City on Sunday. The Shock have multiple offensive threats and their backcourt pairing of Ed Potter and Antonio Wilburn have logged multiple 30 point games each this season.

Bristol Flyers Women

Credit - harrison downing media

Flyers Women hold the top spot in WNBL Division One with a 4-1 record. Team Solent Kestrels (3-1) and Ipswich basketball (4-2) are close behind the Flyers so they need to keep their consistency to maintain the league leading position.

They are back on the road again on Sunday, November 11th to face Reading Rockets in the league. Rockets have a 2-2 record and are also be rested after two weekends off. 

Flyers Under-18s Premier

Flyers claimed another victory in the U18 Central Premier Division last weekend, beating Oaklands Wolves 80-58. Flyers improve to a 3-0 record in the league and are in second place. They are close behind first place Team Birmingham Elite at 4-0.

The Flyers will rest this weekend before hosting West Bromwich Albion on Saturday November 17th. West Brom are currently fourth in the league with a 1-2 record.

Flyers Under-18s Conference

Flyers U18 II lost 58-82 to local rivals Bristol Storm on Thursday November 1st. The team are currently 0-4 in the South West conference. They head South to play Dorset Storm on Sunday November 11th. Dorset are 2-2 in the league so far. 

Flyers Under-16s Boys

Credit - Rachael Symons.

Flyers Under-16s defeated Surrey Rams 76-60 last weekend. Their Premier Central record improves to 4-2 which ties Southend Rockets for fifth place in the table. The team have a weekend to rest this week before facing Chelmsford Lions on Saturday November 17th. The Lions are in ninth place with a 2-4 record and will play fourth place Oaklands Wolves this Saturday. 

Flyers Under-16s Girls

Flyers Under-16 Girls hold an undefeated 3-0 record in the South West division. Their next game is Saturday November 17th away against Cardiff Met Archers. Archers eliminated Flyers in the cup and sit at the top of the table with a 4-0 record. This will be a tough challenge for the Flyers girls and a pivotal game in deciding the league.

Flyers Under-14s Boys I

The U14 Boys remain undefeated at the top of the Premier South table with five wins. They will look to maintain their position away against London United on Saturday November 10th. The London team have matched their 5-0 record with a win over Winchester City Royals this weekend. With only one team able to emerge from the fixture undefeated this game will be key in determining the eventual winner of the league. 

Flyers Under-14s Boys II

U14 II had a successful trip to Gloucester for a Central Venue League tournament on Saturday. They beat Cardiff 34-18 and then lost to Saxons 40-36. They a further CVL tournament on Saturday November 17th.

Flyers Junior Girls

The U14 girls also had a good day out at the Gloucester CVL tournament on Saturday with two wins from two games. They play again away against Penryn on Saturday November 17th.

The U12s and U10s found themselves without opposition on Sunday due to Cardiff Archers being unable to travel. The teams put the time to good use, running an impromptu 3x3 tournament to ensure there was still plenty of opportunity for fun and development. There are no games this week but the are back in action away against Cardiff Archers on November 17th.

The Flyers juniors half term camp was a big success again last week with a welcome visit from several of the first team.

Community sessions for junior boys and girls are also available across Bristol - check out the community section of the website for more information.