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Bristol Flyers' BBL Cup And Trophy Opponents Confirmed

Bristol Flyers' BBL Cup and BBL Trophy opponents have been confirmed following a live draw on Wednesday night.

Coach Kapoulas’ side will host Surrey Scorchers in the opening round of the BBL Cup, whilst a mouthwatering clash away to former Division One rivals Reading Rockets awaits in the opening round of the BBL Trophy.

BBL Cup First Round - Dates TBC
Bristol Flyers v Surrey Scorchers
Manchester Giants v Cheshire Phoenix
London Lions v Plymouth Raiders
Glasgow Rocks v Leeds Force

BBL Cup Quarter-Finals
Leicester Riders v London Lions or Plymouth Raiders
Newcastle Eagles v Cheshire Phoenix or Manchester Giants
Sheffield Sharks v Glasgow Rocks or Leeds Force
Worcester Wolves v Bristol Flyers or Surrey Scorchers

The BBL Trophy draw witnessed 16 teams paired against each other. The field was made up from the 12 BBL clubs and four invited non-BBL teams, who were all handed a guaranteed home tie.

BBL Trophy First Round - Dates TBC
Reading Rockets v Bristol Flyers
Derby Trailblazers v Newcastle Eagles
Boroughmuir Blaze v Plymouth Raiders
Essex Leopards v Manchester Giants
Worcester Wolves v Sheffield Sharks
London Lions v Surrey Scorchers
Glasgow Rocks v Leicester Riders
Leeds Force v Cheshire Phoenix

All BBL Cup and BBL Trophy ties will be played over a single leg until the Semi-Final stage of each competition, which will be across two legs.

The 2017 BBL Cup Final will take place at the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham on Sunday, January 15th and the 2017 BBL Trophy Final will be played at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow on Sunday, March 19th.

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