MWBA - Maritime Womens Basketball Association

MWBA: Spring 2022

Maritime Women's Basketball Association

Six Teams Eye New Competitive League

There are six teams prepared to be a part of the Maritime Women’s Basketball Association.

For more information on the league, anticipating opening in 2022, don’t hesitate to contact the MWBA through this website.

The MWBA is an amateur league designed for women 19 and over and will offer a competitive environment under a well-maintained operation including an involved executive and board of directors made up almost entirely of women.

Interested MWBA players sign up form



Plenty of News and Notes From Around MWBA

News and notes as basketball season is around the corner and the Maritime Women’s Basketball Association beckons next spring. *Plenty of potential MWBA players will be suiting up at the USPORTS, Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association or local leagues in preparation for the 2022 inaugural season. *There is a large number of former players who have...
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Open Gyms, Fall Leagues Part of MWBA Build Up

As the Maritime Women’s Basketball Association continues to cast an eye toward next spring, there is plenty of work – and interest from players – being done these days. A number of teams are already hosting open gyms for prospective players, the Fredericton area is hosting a women’s fall league and a crew in Saint...
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Fog Coaching Staff Comes With Plenty of Experience

The Port City Fog is going to be loaded with veteran coaching experience as it prepares for the inaugural Maritime Women’s Basketball Association season in April of 2022. All three coaches know their way around a basketball court and have extensive Basketball New Brunswick and university-level experience. Franchise owner Jillian Wilton, who coaches at the...
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MWBA Attracting Interest From Canada, International Locations

The list of players looking to join the Maritime Women’s Basketball Association continues to grow. Based on the MWBA’s official player registration portal, there are 115 names on the list the six franchises can contact to see if they are interested in playing for either the Winsor Edge, Halifax Hornets, Halifax Thunder, Fredericton Freeze, Moncton...
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Calm Waters, Busy Under Current for MWBA

Picture the duck, floating calmly on the water, a picture of serenity in its natural habitat. Underneath the surface, though, there’s plenty of work being done to stay afloat. Welcome to the world of the Maritime Women’s Basketball Association these days. The MWBA, which arrived with a major media splash last winter and is continuing...
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CEBL Commissioner Knows Path MWBA is Taking

Challenges? Ya got that right. Naysayers? You could’ve filled a room with them. Thoughts of giving up during the process of starting a brand new league? Not a chance. Welcome to Mike Morreale’s world. The commissioner of the blossoming Canadian Elite Basketball League, a men’s professional circuit that has seven teams from Ontario to British...
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MWBA Takes Big Step: Signs Partnership Deal With S|E|A

The Maritime Women’s Basketball Association (MWBA) has made numerous strides in preparation for its inaugural season in 2022. The MWBA took another exciting leap toward increasing its exposure and marketing landscape, signing a three-year agreement with Sports & Entertainment Atlantic (S|E|A) to manage the League’s sponsorship marketing. The MWBA begins play next April with six...
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Veteran NB Coach Joins Freeze Staff

Veteran head coach John Hickey is taking on a new role. Hickey has been named an assistant coach with the Maritime Women’s Basketball Association’s Fredericton Freeze. The head coach of the Atlantic Collegiate Athletic Association’s St. Thomas University Tommies’ men’s team will join player coach Leah Bowers and assistant coach Julie McAllister with the Fredericton...
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Halifax Franchise Swarms In With New Nickname

All signs pointed to Sirens being heard in Halifax. But a change of heart means the Hornets are coming. Meet the Halifax Hornets of the Maritime Women’s Basketball Association. The Halifax ownership group of Mark Forward and Janice King had planned on using the nickname Sirens, sporting a logo with teal colours, but the crew...
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