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The Weekend Wrap 2018-19 Week 1

  Sunday, September 23, 2018

Saturday 22nd September Magic Seniors 74-78* Team Newcastle Magic senior men opened their league campaign with a tightly fought overtime contest against Team Newcastle in the National Trophy. The home side led for the majority of the game, however, Team Newcastle never let the Magic get away from
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Magic pre-season round up

  Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Manchester Magic Senior men's pre-season schedule is complete. On the surface, a 0-4 record doesn't read well. Let's take a closer look at what positives there have been and what lessons can be learned heading into the first game of the season on Saturday, where the Magic take on Team Newcastle in t
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Pilkington named captain, Houghton vice-captain

  Monday, September 17, 2018

Manchester Magic Head Coach Aurimas Verbukas has named Daniel Pilkington as team captain and Josh Houghton as vice-captain for the 2018-19 NBL Division One season. Daniel is delighted to be named as captain of the club's senior team having developed his game as a junior at the club as he explains,
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Roscoe returns for Mystics for 2018-19 WBBL season

  Friday, September 14, 2018

Manchester Mystics have confirmed Samantha Roscoe is back on board for the forthcoming 2018-19 WBBL campaign and that is music to the ears of the club’s Head Coach, Jeff Jones. Having already secured the services of another two leaders in Georgia Jones and Rheanne Bailey earlier this week, th
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Magic and Mystics former players update

  Friday, September 14, 2018

Each season players join and players move on to pastures new, we like to keep track of our former players' careers. Some will go on to play at a higher level, while others take a route outside of basketball. Some move to rival clubs to continue their development, while others move to the States or p
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Roberts brothers earn FIBA statisticians licence

  Thursday, September 13, 2018

The club's long-time statisticians, Matt and Graeme Roberts, have recently become FIBA licensed statisticians, enabling them for selection to do international and European games as well as domestic (W)BBL finals for the next two years. The pair attended the UK's FIBA Statisticians Workshop in Leice
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Bailey returns for Mystics for 2018-19 WBBL season

  Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Manchester Mystics are returning the hugely influential Rheanne Bailey for a third consecutive season and the versatile star is ready to go to work in an increasingly competitive Women’s British Basketball League. Coming hot on the heels of her fellow leader Georgia Jones signing on for anoth
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16 year old Gordos puts in MVP performance on senior debut

  Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Manchester Magic Junior Luke Gordos was voted game MVP by the fans on twitter after impressing during pre-season friendly against USA Select on Tuesday evening at the Manchester Basketball Centre. The 16 year old joined the senior team practises this off-season off the back of an impressive display
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Jones returns for Mystics for 2018-19 season

  Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Manchester Mystics’ star guard Georgia Jones has been confirmed as the club’s first addition to their 2018-19 roster, with the Great Britain playmaker intrigued by what lies ahead. Preparing to embark on what will be her third campaign with her hometown side, having also played previous
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