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



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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Port City Entrant Releases Its Logo

The colours and styles are coming together for the Maritime Women’s Basketball League. With the Windsor Edge, Halifax Thunder and Fredericton Freeze already showcasing its colours and logos, the Port City Fog of Saint John released its identity this week. The MWBA now awaits the Halifax Hornets, replacing the nickname Sirens, and Moncton franchises for...
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Some Players Getting in Early Open Gym Runs

Let’s face it, there’s never been a problem to find gym for some runs during the off-season. Until you-know-what hit. With so many changes becoming routine in our daily lives due to COVID-19, finding gym time for open runs is not as easy as it usually is with Nova Scotia and New Brunswick facing different...
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MWBA Confirms Six Teams to Begin Play

The Maritime Women’s Basketball Association is ready to roll with six franchises, beginning in April of 2022. The MWBA solidified six locations during a Zoom conference call. Despite the possibility of expansion from the Original Six centres, the MWBA voted unanimously to take it slowly. Nova Scotia will be represented by the Halifax, Halifax Thunder...
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Pro Players Laud MWBA; Hope to Play in 2022

Kaylee Kilpatrick, Hannah Brown and Tessa Stammberger have enjoyed European pro careers. Drive, intensity and a competitive fire that burns in any pursuit they tackle. Those are certainly three characteristics that identify a trio of remarkably strong women from the Maritimes, who have turned basketball into a way of life. There’s a solid chance all...
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