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game preview essex rebels vs cardiff met archers graphic

GAME PREVIEW: Essex Rebels vs Cardiff Met Archers

April 26, 2024

Get ready for the final home game of the regular season as the Essex Rebels women host Cardiff Met Archers on Saturday, 27th April, at the Essex Sport Arena. Tip-off is set for 4PM, and you won’t want to miss it!

The Essex Rebels women, currently 5th in the league with a 10-9 record, are looking for a strong finish as they head into the playoffs. Despite a series of injuries that disrupted their momentum earlier in the season, the Rebels are back on track following a thrilling 91-86 overtime victory against Oaklands last weekend. The Rebels were led by the American duo of Dayzsha Rogan, who scored 29 points and grabbed 9 rebounds securing herself a spot in the team of the week, and Kat Tudor, who lit up the scoreboard with 31 points and 5 rebounds.

Their opponents, Cardiff Met Archers, are at the bottom of the league table, still seeking their first win of the season. While the Archers have had their share of struggles, the Rebels are not taking this game lightly. A win is crucial to maintain their momentum and build confidence heading into the postseason.

Coach Cookson commenting on the game, stated,

We are excited to play one last time in front of our home crowd in this 2023/24 season. Although Cardiff is last in the standings, we can’t underestimate them. We have to be ready and lock in for 40 minutes to secure one last win at home – Up the Rebs!

With a playoff spot secured, the Rebels are aiming to put on a show for the home crowd and thank the fans for their unwavering support throughout the season. After the game, you’ll have the unique opportunity to meet your favourite players, take photos, and chat about the season. It’s the perfect way to wrap up an exciting regular season and set the tone for the playoffs.

So come out and join the Rebel Nation at the Essex Sport Arena on Saturday, 27th April, at 4PM. Let’s pack the house, cheer on the Rebels, and create an electric atmosphere for the final home game. Bring your energy, your voice, and your Rebels spirit for one last time this season. We can’t wait to see you there!

Tickets are still available on Eventbrite. Don’t miss out and secure your tickets now!

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