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Anumba on fire as Magic dominate Leopards

  Monday, October 24, 2016

Simon Anumba top scored with 30 points and eight rebounds as Manchester Magic beat the Essex Leopards 80-60 on Sunday at the Brentwood Centre. The Leopards, who had recently strengthened their line up with the addition of American guard AJ Roberts, struggled to cope with the Magic's fire power in t
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Jones becomes first to pass historic WBBL milestone

  Monday, October 24, 2016

Manchester Mystics' captain Georgia Jones has become the first player to dish out 150 assists in the WBBL. Jones, 26, has recently returned to her hometown team after playing the first two seasons of her WBBL career at Leicester Riders. The Great Britain point guard averages 4.43 assists per game
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Mystics beat Archers by 50 for biggest ever WBBL win

  Sunday, October 23, 2016

Manchester Mystics defeated Cardiff Met Archers 87-37 for their third consecutive win in all competitions. The 50-point win is also Manchester's largest margin of victory in the WBBL, beating their previous best of 46 points against Leeds back in 2014. Despite playing without Rheanne Bailey and Ni
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League and Cup wins on the road for Magic

  Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Magic pulled off what can only be described as the impossible come back on Saturday night down in Solent. Down by as many as 18 points in the third quarter, Magic were still down 77-73 with just 7.2 seconds remaining. You'd think it was game over, but the Magic had other ideas, with Stefan Gill
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Mystics trio selected in GB squad

  Monday, October 17, 2016

Manchester Mystics trio Dominique Allen, Rheanne Bailey and Georgia Jones have been selected in GB's initial squad for November's EuroBasket qualifiers against Italy and Albania. Both games are away, with GB needing victory in Italy to keep their hopes alive of making it to the finals in Czech Repub
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Mystics advance to next round of WBBL Cup

  Saturday, October 15, 2016

Manchester Mystics advanced to the next round of the WBBL Cup by overpowering Caledonia Pride 69-48. In a strong defensive performance – the second time that they have held a team below 50 this season – Mystics were led on the offensive end by 16 points each for Jo Clayden and Georgia
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Mystics U14s see off Stockport Lapwings and Hatfield Fliers

  Friday, October 14, 2016

Mystics U14 team's start to the new season has so far been as comfortable as anything comfortable. (I couldn't think of an amusing example!) Our second game at home to Stockport turned out to be so similar to the first one at Bury that I doubt if anyone has seen those 2 teams in the same room at the
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Magic ease past Warriors in NBL opener

  Saturday, October 08, 2016

Manchester Magic made light work of their opening game in the new NBL Division One season, seeing off Westminster Warriors with a comfortable 74-54 win. The defending champions used a 22-5 second quarter to open up an insurmountable lead, punishing Westminster’s slack defence and wayward offe
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Mystics fall just short in WBBL opener

  Saturday, October 08, 2016

A revamped Manchester Mystics side dropped their opening game of the 2016/17 WBBL season 61-63 to Barking Abbey Crusaders in a contest that went down to the wire. Playing at the National Basketball Performance Centre for the first time, Mystics took no time to adjust to their new home court, with t
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