Published

25 February 2022

The East London Phoenix women's wheelchair basketball team are in home action again against Loughborough Lightning on Saturday 5 March (tip-off 16:30). The game is set to be extra special as it will be the first Phoenix match featured live on BBC.

The fixture is one of eight games the BBC will feature across the inaugural season of the Women's Premier League. The BBC will be broadcasting live from SportsDock, the world-class sports complex at the University of East London's Docklands campus.

In their last home fixture, the Phoenix beat Worcester Wolves by 11 points. The game finished 53 vs 42 with three-time Paralympian Amy Conroy getting a double-double in an impressive performance, and UEL alumnus Charlotte Thornton White getting her first points of the season.

Tickets

matchday ticket costs just £2.50 for students and £5 for adult (+ booking fee) with season tickets and family tickets also available. Get your ticket here.

About the Phoenix

The East London Phoenix are a franchise of the University of East London (UEL). You can follow the team in their debut season by watching  Odyssey: The Rise of the Phoenix, a mini-documentary series that follows their progress throughout the season.

The documentary has been produced by film students on the Schema programme in the School of Arts and Creative Industries. Watch episode two of the documentary below:

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