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Greater Manchester Community Basketball calls out for votes to bag a share of Tesco’s bag fund

  Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Greater Manchester Community Basketball is bidding to bag a massive cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative. Tesco teamed up with Groundwork to launch its community funding scheme, which sees grants of £4,000, £2,000 and £1,000 raised from carrier bag sales in Tesco stor
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Mystics U14 beat the Junior Royals

  Monday, February 26, 2018

8 out of the 10 Mystics on duty for last Sunday's home game against Tameside Royals Juniors have at least 1 more year at U14 level. However, even they looked positively veteran compared to the aptly named opposition. For once, we actually out-heighted the other team and had a distinct
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The Weekend Wrap Week 21

  Sunday, February 25, 2018

An undermanned Manchester Magic run out of steam at Hemel Storm, suffering a 87-81 defeat, despite leading the contest for a vast amount of the contest. The Magic were led by Ryan Lewis's 29 points and 7 rebounds, with support from Donte Gittens (25 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals and a blo
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Mystics U14 beat high Fliers Hatfield

  Monday, February 19, 2018

Many a true Lancastrian would rather be stricken with a bout of influenza than be required to cross the border into the land of the Yorkies. Poor Charli Wroe and Lia Vourliotis had to endure both last Sunday. Lia was nearly better, Charli wasn't when we invaded Thrybergh to face a talented Hatfield
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The Weekend Wrap Week 20

  Sunday, February 18, 2018

Manchester Magic got back to winning ways with a 70-51 victory over Team Newcastle University at the Amaechi Basketball Centre on Saturday evening. The Magic set the tone from the tip playing intense defence, which included two early blocks by Richard Bell and Lee Goldsbrough. The game plan was cl
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The Weekend Wrap Week 19

  Sunday, February 11, 2018

Manchester Magic lost 97-62 at Reading Rockets on Sunday Evening. There were no LiveStats available during the game, so we have no information on how the players did during the game. Up next the Magic is a home game against Team Newcastle University on Saturday 17th February at 6:30pm. The WBBL h
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Mystics hosted successful Under 12s Tournament

  Tuesday, February 06, 2018

The Manchester Mystics U12s held a four team tournament on Sunday afternoon at the Amaechi Basketball Centre. There were two Mystics teams and a team from Sheffield and a team from Northants taking part. Due to a visiting team pulling out of the tournament, the Mystics were split into two equal abi
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Mystics U14 enjoy success at Lancashire Spinners' new venue

  Monday, February 05, 2018

Lancashire Spinners could be a reasonable name for a NW folk group as well as a thriving basketball club. Thankfully. there was no such music playing last Sunday when we arrived at Elton High School's pristine new sports hall where it is twice as warm as the old one which doubled as an igloo.
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The Weekend Wrap Week 18

  Sunday, February 04, 2018

A last second three from Herman Senor II handed the Manchester Magic their seventh league defeat of the season, with Team Solent Kestrels picking up a one point victory, 84-83. In a game that was close for the majority, it was looking like it would come down to the wire, and it did. Kestrel's Herma
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