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The WEABL (Women’s Elite Academy Basketball League) is the premier junior basketball competition in the UK, featuring England Development Programme (EDP) institutions – the top Under 19 female programmes in the country.

To accompany the elite development of DiSE (formerly AASE) athletes, this elite schools & colleges competition was developed and launched in September 2015.

In partnership with AoC Sport and Basketball England, the WEABL (formerly the Under 19 Women’s Premier Schools competition) offers the highest level of School/College competition in the country.

This weekly competition thoroughly supports the needs of potential elite athletes by giving them the opportunity to test their skills at the highest level possible during the academic calendar.

The WEABL is an invitation only competition that comprises of 11 teams, split into two conferences. The WEABL is a competition only for EDP institutions (or institutions working towards EDP status).

You can follow the WEABL on Twitter, Instagram, like us on Facebook, and subscribe on YouTube.


For competition related queries please contact Basketball England Game Delivery Manager Rob Fairley on 07525 809 462 or by emailing

For content and coverage related queries please contact Basketball England PR and Communications Manager Ian Cawthorne on 07956211167 or by emailing

For information about the talent pathway contact Basketball England Programme & Pathway Integration Manager Charlie Ford on 07904 029 125 or by emailing


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