Aurimas Verbukas appointed new head coach of Manchester Magic NBL Division One team

  Monday, May 14, 2018

Aurimas Verbukas has been appointed as the new head coach of Manchester Magic's NBL Division One team. The Lithuanian replaces Paul Middleton and Toloe Bagheri Danaei, who have decided to step down after several successful seasons at the helm. Aurimas, 33, has been with the club for four seasons,
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The Weekend Wrap Week 31

  Sunday, May 6, 2018

It was a massive weekend for our Magic and Mystics Juniors teams at the Junior Final Fours at the National Basketball Performance Centre. Magic U18 beat Team Birmingham Elite 81-67 in the Semi-Final on Saturday at 4:45pm; they also beat Myerscough College 73-71 after overtime in the on Sunday at 4:
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The Weekend Wrap Week 30

  Sunday, April 29, 2018

The Manchester Mystics lost 57-44 to Sevenoaks Suns at home on Saturday evening, the result saw the Suns crowned WBBL Championship Champions. Both teams struggled offensively; it was the class of Cat Carr and Ta'yani Clarke from the Suns that saw the visitors to victory. Mystics were led by Georgi
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Mystics looking to boost U12 numbers for brand new league

  Monday, April 23, 2018

Manchester Mystics are holding trials in May and would like to hear from girls currently in Years 4, 5 and 6. That's because the club is looking to field a number of Under 12 teams in a brand new league starting in September. If you already play basketball and want to get better or are thinking of
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Mystics Triumph at Northants Invitational

  Sunday, April 22, 2018

Yet another journey to Northants led to a resounding success for our Under 11 (Primary School only) Mystics team on Saturday 21st April. With five teams competing, we had a Round Robin Tournament with each team playing the other four. Mystics U11 results: Manchester 35 – 21 Ipswich Manche
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The Weekend Wrap Week 29

  Sunday, April 22, 2018

The Manchester Mystics lost 82-59 at Leicester Riders on their return to action after couple of weeks off having been knocked out of the Trophy at the group stages. The return of Commonwealth Games Silver Medallists Georgia Jones and Dominique Allen couldn't spark the Mystics to victory over energe
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Magic and Loreto Alumni Menzies declares for 2018 NBA Draft

  Saturday, April 21, 2018

Former Manchester Magic and Loreto College player Aaron Menzies has announced that he will declare for the 2018 NBA Draft. The 7ft 3in star only started playing basketball at 16 after being spotted walking down a corridor at Loreto Sixth Form College by Magic senior head coach Paul Middleton. Now
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Cleary books NCAA ticket by joining Florida Southern

  Friday, April 20, 2018

Kaiyem Cleary is the latest Manchester Magic player to secure his place in the NCAA, this time with Division Two college Florida Southern. The 19-year-old guard and former Loreto College student left the Magic a year ago to attend Redemption Christian Academy in Northfield, Massachusetts Now, aft
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Chance to catch up with Magic legend Lovedale

  Tuesday, April 17, 2018

We have been given a fantastic opportunity to catch up with Andrew Lovedale, a former Manchester Magic and Loreto Basketball Academy player. He will be talking about his life at the ABC on Tuesday 24th April from 8:15pm. For those that may not know who Andrew is, here's a quick summary... Andrew vi
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