Australian Maher Named Coach Of British Women

Great Britain have appointed Australian Tom Maher as coach of their women's team.

Maher, who coached the Opals at Olympics and FIBA World Championships for Women and also guided New Zealand and most recently China, is currently leading the Bulleen Boomers in Australia's WNBL.

Romania Seal Britain's Fate In Division B

Romania held on to defeat Great Britain 71-66 on Monday to clinch first place in the Relegation Round and condemn the Brits to life in Division B.

The Romanians, who also won a close game against Mark Clark's team in Britain on January 10, improved to 5-1 and dropped their opponents to 3-3.



NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 Leah Dehaan 1.78 07.07.1989 Bremen (GER)  
 Arek Ajou Deng 1.92 13.11.1983 Sudan (SUD)  
 Charlotte Stoddart 1.82 20.09.1990 Manchester (ENG)  
 4Rosalee Mason PF 1.80 24.04.1979 London (ENG)  
 5Sally Kaznica PG 1.73 13.03.1981 Colchester (ENG)  
 6Stefanie Collins SG 1.68 30.12.1982 Upper Heyford (ENG)  
 7Kristy Ellen Lavin   28.04.1982 Manchester (ENG)  
 8Helen Naylor SF 1.80 23.06.1987 Doncaster (ENG)  
 9Harriett Yea GF 1.83 06.02.1989 Canterbury (ENG)  
10Sarah Louise Naylor 1.80 21.03.1983 Doncaster (ENG)  
11Kimberly Butler PF 1.85 07.09.1982 Tacoma, WA (USA)  
12Lisa Hutchinson PG 1.73 12.05.1983 Bury (ENG)  
13Kate Butters SF 1.78 25.07.1986 Eastbourne (ENG)  
14Meagan Hoffman PF 1.83 28.11.1982 Denver (USA)  
15Sarah McKay 2.01 05.12.1985 Mission (CAN)  


Head Coach: Mark Roy Clark

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Britain Leave It Late But Win In Sarajevo
Bosnia and Herzegovina threw a major scare into Great Britain on Friday but fell 61-77 in the EuroBasket Women Relegation Round clash.

Britain (3-2), needing to win to maintain a realistic chance of avoiding the drop into Division B, trailed 49-48 with 2:12 left in the third quarter but Mark Clark's team went on a 25-2 run over the next seven minutes to take command and ultimately claim a vital road win.
Finns Stun Britain

Finland edged ahead of Great Britain into second place in the EuroBasket Women Relegation Round with a 60-55 triumph over the Brits in Worcester.

After falling to Mark Clark's Brits in Finland in their opener and then losing in a heavy defeat at Romania, the Finns have rebounded by beating Bosnia and Herzegovina and now Britain.

Romania Beat Turnover-Prone Brits In Nottingham10.01.2009
Brits Blow Out Bosnia And Herzegovina07.01.2009
Brits Upbeat After Triumph In Finland05.01.2009
Britain Come From Behind To Edge Finland04.01.2009
Lavin Return Boosts Brits At Relegation Round02.01.2009
Shields Joins British Effort10.12.2008
British Women’s Squad Announced For Relegation Round25.11.2008
Doron Shows The Way As Israel Women Edge Brits13.09.2008
Germany Win Close Encounter At Britain10.09.2008
McKay Boost For Britain09.09.2008


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PTSK. Butler14.9
RTK. Butler7.2
ASM. Moody3.4
STJ. Leedham2.3
BSS. McKay1.0


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13.08.2008vs UKR[L] 54-59 (A)
20.08.2008vs LTU[L] 63-82 (H)
23.08.2008vs GER[W] 61-59 (A)
27.08.2008vs ISR[L] 80-100 (H)
30.08.2008vs UKR[L] 73-80 (H)
06.09.2008vs LTU[L] 68-76 (A)
10.09.2008vs GER[L] 72-74 (H)
13.09.2008vs ISR[L] 69-75 (A)
04.01.2009vs FIN[W] 63-61 (A)
07.01.2009vs BIH[W] 91-58 (H)
10.01.2009vs ROU[L] 71-75 (H)
13.01.2009vs FIN[L] 55-60 (H)
16.01.2009vs BIH[W] 77-61 (A)
19.01.2009vs ROU[L] 66-71 (A)



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