|In this week’s edition of our newsletter you’ll find: Manchester Magic vs Barking Abbey Crusaders, Manchester Magic vs Team Solent Kestrels, Manchester Mystics vs Nottingham Wildcats, Get In The Zone, On The Website, Want To Play 3×3 Basketball?, Fancy Joining Our Community Leagues?, Shop Online?, Community Sessions, Walking Basketball and National League Fixtures. We hope you enjoy it.|
Manchester Magic vs Barking Abbey Crusaders
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�df9f️ Ticket prices Adult: £5, Children & Concessions: £2.50, Family (2 adults & 3 children): £12.50
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Manchester Magic vs Team Solent Kestrels
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�dcc5 Saturday 2nd February
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�df9f️ Ticket prices Adult: £5, Children & Concessions: £2.50, Family (2 adults & 3 children): £12.50.
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Next Magic games:
Saturday 19th January at Team Newcastle at 3:00pm
Sunday 27th January vs Barking Abbey Crusaders at 5:00pm
Saturday 2nd February vs Team Solent Kestrels at 6:30pm
Sunday 3rd February at Essex Leopards at 4:00pm
Saturday 9th February vs Essex Leopards at 6:30pm
Saturday 16th February at Nottingham Hoods at 6:30pm
Sunday 24th February at Loughborough Riders at 4:00pm
Saturday 2nd March at Thames Valley Cavaliers at 6:00pm
Manchester Mystics vs Nottingham Wildcats
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�dcc5 Saturday 9th February
�dccd at National Basketball Performance Centre
�dd54 at 4:00pm
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�df9f️ Tickets: Adults £2, Under 16s £1
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Next Mystics games:
Sunday 20th January at Sevenoaks Suns at 4:00pm
Sunday 3rd February at Sheffield Hatters at 2:00pm WBBL Trophy
Saturday 9th February vs Nottingham Wildcats at 4:00pm WBBL Trophy
Saturday 16th February vs Sheffield Hatters at 4:00pm WBBL Trophy
Saturday 23rd February at Nottingham Wildcats at 5:00pm WBBL Trophy
Saturday 2nd March vs Caledonia Pride at 4:00pm
Get In The Zone
GET IN THE ZONE with Manchester Magic pre-game clinics
1 hour coaching session by Manchester Magic players / coaches
Run out with the team and be a part of the huddle!
Free entry to the game + one adult
Limited places available
Saturday games @ 4:30-5:30pm*
Clinics are for boys and girls aged 5-11
Tickets cost £5
Book your place by calling 0161 881 0090
Venue: Manchester Basketball Centre, Wilbraham Road, Manchester, M16 8GW
*Subject to court availabilityOn The WebsiteNews items on the website this week:
The Weekend Wrap 2018-19 Week 16
Academy Update 6 (includes the news that Mystics Academy’s Lina Asobirionwu is the WEABL player of the week)
Want To Play 3×3 Basketball?
Want to play 3×3 basketball? We’re planning on running leagues for men, women and juniors on Wednesday and Sunday nights (8pm-10pm) at the Manchester Basketball Centre. If you would like to register your interest or want to know more, drop us an email firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 0161 881 0090.Why 3×3?It’s growing hugely in popularity.
It’s simple to play.
It’s exciting to watch
Each squad only needs 4 players
And each squad plays several games in one night
Oh, and it will become an Olympic sport at the Tokyo Games in 2020Fancy Joining Our Community Leagues?
We’re looking for teams to join our Monday night Adult leagues and Friday night leagues.
Our Monday adult leagues, costs just £24 per team per game and you’ll be playing at the fantastic Manchester Basketball Centre in Whalley Range. If you’d like to enter a team or want to know more, contact league organiser Jane Thomas-Johnson on 07968 077138.
We’re looking for junior teams – boys and girls – to join our Friday Night Leagues at the Manchester Basketball Centre.We are running 4 leagues in total: A Foundation League for mixed abilities (Approximate age range: 8-12). A Development League; (Age range: 9-13); A Premier League for players just below National League standard (Age range: 12-15); and a College League (Age range: 14-17).If you are interested and want to know more, contact Phil Gordos on 07872412926 or the office on 0161 881 0090.Shop Online?Shop Online?
Help us raise funds by using easyfundraising.org.uk
Simply create an account and choose to support ‘Greater Manchester Community Basketball’
Every time you shop online head to easyfundraising.org.ukfirst
Pick from nearly 3,000 retailers and shop as usual, from your weekly shop to your next holiday there are so many different ways of raising funding from retailers via the easyfundraising.org.uk site
The club earns money from the retailer for your purchases
You can even save money with latest offers sent via email, install donation reminder to your browser and never forgot to donate, remember it doesn’t cost you anything more to do so and the club will benefit massively from the money raised.
There are nearly 3,000 online retailers that are signed up to donate via easyfundraising.org.ukincluding Amazon, Argos, John Lewis, ebay, Apple Store, asos, Boots, Currys, Debenhams, Game, LateRooms.com, Next, Sainsbury’s, SportsDirect.com, Travel Lodge, vodafone, Hungry House, Just Eat, Jet2Holidays, Thomas Cook, Hotels.com, Thomson and many more, so if you use any shop at any of them please consider helping us, it costs you nothing other than a few minutes of your time.
Thank You in advance.
Fantastic news, we have raised over £1025 via Easyfundraising! Thank you to everyone who signed up and helped us reach this mile-stone, join today and help us reach £1,100!
Remember it costs you NOTHING!
Did you know you can help us raise money when you shop in-store at popular high street retailers?Start raising money today by adding the debit and credit cards you use to purchase in-store.
Go to: https://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/greatermancb/
Visit my account > Change My linked Cards > and enter your card number and press register my card.
Manchester Magic and Mystics in the Community, Coaching Sessions:
5:30 – 6:30pm Year 3-6 Coaching/Games Boys & Girls – £2.50
6:30 – 7:30pm Year 7-11 Coaching/Games Boys & Girls – £2.50
7:30 – 9:45pm Open Age Leagues Men & Women – £24 per Team
8:30 – 9:30pm Adult-only session for Men and Women who want to learn how to play basketball – £2.50WEDNESDAYS
8:00 – 9:00pm Skills Lab Session Age 11-15 (Open to Age 9-17) Boys & Girls – £2.50FRIDAYS
Manchester Community Games
Come as a team or just turn up and play
Structured games with referees and coaches
17:45 – 18:30 Year 5-6 Boys and Girls Cost £2.50
18:30 – 19:30 Year 7-8 Boys and Girls Cost £2.50
19:30 – 20:30 Year 9-10 Boys Cost £2.50
20:30 – 21:30 Year 11-13 Boys Cost £2.50SATURDAYS
9:15 – 10:15am Tiny Tots Age 3 – 5 Coaching Boys and Girls – £2.50
9:15 – 11:00am Primary Boys Year 1 – 6 Practice followed by Games – £4
9:15 – 11:00am Primary Girls Year 1 – 6 Practice followed by Games – £4For Saturday morning primary sessions: Groups are not meant to be a rigid division of school Years, just a guideline. Just get there and enjoy yourself!
For Tiny Tots sessions we say 3-5 year olds, however, it is up to the parent’s understanding of their child as to whether they feel the child can cope with the session.
Stay up-to-date with the latest Community News:
Follow Manchester Community Basketball on Twitter @McrBball
Like Manchester Community Basketball on Facebook @ManchesterCommunityBasketball Walking BasketballWalking Basketball at Manchester Basketball Centre
Sundays 7:00pm – 8:30pm £3 (first session free!)
Walking Basketball delivers a walking paced version of the fast and furious game we are all used to.
For more information contact email@example.com
Stay up-to-date with the latest Walking Basketball news:
Follow on Twitter @WbMcr
Like on Facebook @wbmcr
Follow on Instagram @walkingbasketballmanchester
National League Fixtures and ResultsThis Weekend’s Fixtures:Saturday 19th JanuaryTeam NewcastlevsMagic Seniors3:00pmSheffield SharksvsMagic U1612:00noonMystics U16vsLuton1:00pmMagic U14vsNewcastle Eagles1:00pmMagic 3 U14vsManchester Giants Purple3:30pmBury SpinnersvsMystics U122:30pm @ LeedsCity of LeedsvsMystics U124:00pm @ LeedsSunday 20th JanuarySevenoaks SunsvsMystics WBBL4:00pmTrafford U18vsQE York Knights3:00pmCheshire WirevsTrafford U1612:00noonMystics 2 U14vsNewcastle Eagles12:30pm
Last Weekend’s Results:Saturday 12th JanuaryMagic Seniors72-79Leicester Warriors6:30pmMystics WBBL95-63Cardiff Met Archers3:00pmCheshire WireP-PMagic U1812:00noonMyerscough College83-40Trafford U181:00pmStockport Lapwings25-114Mystics U186:00pmCity of Birmingham Rockets71-63Trafford U162:20pmOldham Eagles Red89-79Magic 2 U163:00pmMystics U1668-58Derby Trailblazers1:00pmMagic 3 U1447-96West Lancs Warriors3:30pmMersey Mavericks22-91Mystics U143:00pmSunday 13th JanuaryMagic U1896-48QE York Knights12:30pmNottingham Wildcats55-67Mystics U1812:00noonManchester Giants Purple48-90Magic 2 U162:00pmMystics 2 U1653-27City of Leeds3:00pmManchester Giants Green59-46Magic 2 U1410:00amMystics 2 U1488-8City of Leeds12:30pm
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