by Vlad Ionasc Cheshire Phoenix suffered a heartbreaking overtime loss against the Manchester Giants in a thrilling North West Derby at the Ellesmere Port Sports Village. The two teams delighted the fans in attendance with a high-octane opening quarter as they went pretty much blow-for-blow, with the Nix slightly edging the visitors, 19-to-17 at the … Read more
by Vlad Ionasc The Nix will aim to improve their BBL Cup record to 2-0 when they’ll take on the Manchester Giants in the home opener and first North West Derby of the season. Ben Thomas’ men come into the fixture brimming with confidence following their 71-64 win on the road against the Sheffield Sharks … Read more
by Vlad Ionasc Cheshire Phoenix obtained an impressive road win against the Sheffield Sharks in the first game of the 2021/22 BBL season. Ben Thomas’ new-look side blitzed Atiba Lyons’ team in the opening couple of minutes, as they scored seven unanswered points through Michael Ochereobia and Josh McSwiggan. The Nix finished the opening quarter … Read more
by Vlad Ionasc The Nix will begin the 2021/22 season with a trip to Sheffield, where they will take on the Sharks in the opening game of the BBL Cup Group Stage. Cheshire and Sheffield are also joined by the Manchester Giants, Newcastle Eagles and Glasgow Rocks in the ‘North’ group. The Nix won four out … Read more
by Vlad Ionasc The new-look Nix got off to a great start as they finished the tournament with a 3-1 record, which was enough to crown them champions ahead of the Glasgow Rocks (2-2 record) and Bristol Flyers (1-3 record). Ben Thomas’ team enjoyed a perfect opening day as they defeated the Rocks 63-59 and … Read more
We will be travelling up to Newcastle to take on Newcastle Knights University Basketball Club on Sunday 12th September, with tip-off scheduled for 3 p.m. The Knights currently compete in the BUCS Premiership and NBL Division 1. We’re looking forward to getting a game under our belt following a great first week of pre-season.
We are delighted to announce that our long standing partners — Hillyer McKeown & Rent-A-Space — have joined forces as principal sponsors of the club for the 2021/22 season. Hillyer McKeown Solicitors (HM), a leading Chester based law firm has been the Club’s principal sponsor since 2016 and has a growing reputation for shaking things up and Doing Law … Read more
We are pleased to announce the final touches to the squad for the upcoming season. We are delighted to welcome back former Nix’ junior Robbie Graham. Robbie joined the pro team in mid January last season after the EABL league was cancelled due to Covid-19. Robbie will not only be part of the BBL team … Read more