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Magic ease past Warriors in NBL opener

  Saturday, October 8, 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 8, 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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Mystics U18 storm past West Bromwich

  Monday, October 3, 2016

Manchester Mystics played host to West Bromwich Albion Basketball at the Amaechi Basketball Centre as both teams got their U18 Women's North campaigns underway. The Mancunians came flying out of the blocks, connecting on back to back three pointers as they sought to establish themselves early in th
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Mystics runners-up in Betty Codona Plate

  Monday, October 3, 2016

The new-look Manchester Mystics opened up with a win and a loss at the Betty Codona Classic in Nottingham at the weekend. Competing in the plate competition, they beat Sevenoaks Suns 81-49 in Saturday's semi-final before narrowly losing out 66-63 to Leicester Riders in Sunday's final. Great Britai
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Magic advance to Trophy semi-finals

  Saturday, October 1, 2016

Manchester Magic booked their place in the semi-finals of the National Trophy with a hard-fought 75-67 win over Team Northumbria to complete a perfect three wins out of three in pool play. Paul Middleton’s side had to dig deep to overcome an impressive performance from Northumbria’s Sim
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Point guard James is latest Mystics signing

  Friday, September 30, 2016

Manchester Mystics have boosted their WBBL squad with a deal for point guard Rachel James.The former Sevenoaks Suns star is known for her tenacity and leadership, while racking up an impressive five rebounds per game last season despite her 5ft 3in frame.“Rachel will add quickness and is anoth
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Magic confirm Simmonds for 2016/17

  Thursday, September 29, 2016

Shomari Simmonds has been officially confirmed as a Manchester Magic player for the 2016/17 season.The 6ft 7in small forward is a former Magic junior who has had spells at the Canarias Basketball Academy in Spain as well as with BBL duo Manchester Giants and Leeds Force."Shomari is another one of my
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Mystics U14 record big win over Spinners

  Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Mystics U14s began the 2016-17 season with an emphatic 133-18 away win at Lancashire Spinners last Sunday. (I was going to call it the 2016-17 campaign but that makes it sound like part of a war and this game was anything but as brutal as the scoreline suggests. It was played and officiated in treme
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Magic and Mystics players get England call

  Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Magic's Aaron Martin, Josh Grant, Saul May and Greg Wild and Mystics' Ashana Hinds and Khia Lee have been selected in the initial England Under 15/16 Squads following the Under 15 Regional Development Tournament. There is a new development for the 2016/17 season in that all youth national teams will
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