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April 27, 2018 by Surrey Scorchers


Scorchers bring the regular season to a close this weekend with games against the Leicester Riders and the Newcastle Eagles.

Creon Raftopoulos’ side have confirmed their place in the BBL playoffs, which start next week.

Despite their place in the post-season already confirmed the games against Leicester and Newcastle will determine who their opponents will be in the Quarter-Finals.

Scorchers travel to Leicester on Saturday to take on the league champions. Rob Paternostro’s Leicester side have won the league title for three straight seasons and confirmed the league title once more last week despite losing to London.

Leicester have beaten Scorchers in both of their meetings so far this season, but they have lost their previous two games heading into the weekend fixture having lost to both London and Cheshire last weekend.

Scorchers return to Surrey Sports Park on Sunday where they will take on the Newcastle Eagles. A win for

Scorchers would be their tenth straight at home, which would match the club record.

They lost narrowly to Newcastle earlier in the season before defeating them comfortably in front of the home crows in March.

Scorchers could finish the weekend as high as third if other results favour them. The London Lions and Glasgow Rocks are both within distance and are at risk of being leapfrogged by the in-form Scorchers.

End of Season Awards

Join the Scorchers team in The Bench Sports Bar following the final buzzer on Sunday as we host our End of Season awards!

You can now vote here for the Surrey Scorchers player of the season and more!

Not yet got your tickets for the Eagles home game this weekend? Click here to purchase online now or call 01483 689111.

Don't forget that all ticket holders also get 20% off food and drink in The Bench Sports Bar pre, during and post-game.

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