Brent Bulls draw London Lions for the opening round of the WBBL Trophy 2022-23

Brent Bulls will officially make their WBBL Trophy debut against the defending champions London Lions!

The draw took place on Friday 18th November 2022 at 6pm, live on the official Women’s British Basketball League YouTube channel presented by Jim Saker, WBBL Chairman and ex-BBL player Anthony Rowe.

“One fixture really stands out, which is the Brent Bulls versus London Lions. Having a London Derby, placed at a central venue, is going to be massive challenge for the Brent Bulls.”

– Jim Saker, WBBL Chairman


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London Lions defeated Sevenoak Suns 72-36 in the WBBL Trophy final 20221-22, winning all domestic trophies in a spectacular season overall. Current Brent Bulls Women’s Head Coach Tope Alli-Balogun was part of the coaching staff for the Lions last year as an assistant.

Brent Bulls was drawn 11th with London Lions straight after, setting up for an exciting London Derby.


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All WBBL Trophy first-round games will be played in a central venue on the 7th-8th of January. The venue is to be confirmed soon.

Source: WBBL

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