In this week’s edition of our newsletter you’ll find: Mystics’ Hinds, Lee And Harwood-Bellis Make Final 12 For GB Under 16 Girls At The European Championships, Mystics Looking For Girls To Attend Girls-Only Pre-Season Camp, 3 Magic Players Selected For Deng Top 50 Camp, Manchester Magic 2017-18 Season Tickets On Sale, Manchester Magic Are Looking For Shirt And Short Sponsors, Summer Of International Basketball Schedule And Results, Mystics Looking For Volunteer Coaches To Join Their National League Programme, Shop Online?, Community Sessions and Walking Basketball At Amaechi Basketball Centre. We hope you enjoy it.
Mystics’ Hinds, Lee And Harwood-Bellis Make Final 12 For GB Under 16 Girls At The European Championships
Congratulations to Manchester Mystics juniors Ashana Hinds, Khia Lee and new recruit Rebecca Harwood-Bellis, who have all been selected in the final 12 of the GB Under 16 Girls for the FIBA European Championships in Skopje, Republic of Macedonia.
GB U16 Girls Schedule:
Division B – 17th – 26th August – Group D in Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
Magic’s Michael Anumba,Â Arinze Emeka-Anyakwo and Josh Pearce are among the Top 50 played in Country invited to attend the Deng Camp in Crystal Palace on 23rd – 26th August. Full list here: http://dengcamp.com/news/top-50-list-2017-camp
Magic and Mystics Coach Ollie Verbukas has been selected as one of the Head Coaches at the Camp. A full list of the coaches can be found here
DENGTOP50 isÂ a 4-day residential camp that will invite 50 of the nationâ€™s brightest talents to put their abilities to the test in a bid to be ranked the UKâ€™s #1.
Each of the 50 players areÂ hand-selected by a consortium of coaches and basketball affiliates all over the UK where they will undergo a series of individual drills, combine testing, classroom analysis, strength and conditioning training and competitive games.
Manchester Magic 2017-18 Season Tickets On Sale
Manchester Magic are delighted to announce that fans can now get their hands on 2017-18 season tickets atÂ fantastic prices.
Children will pay less than Â£2 for each of Magic’s 13 home games in NBL Division 1 if they sign up, while adults will pay just over Â£4.
IfÂ you’re a family of five, you will pay Â£10 to see each Division 1 game at the Amaechi Basketball Centre.
Plus we’ve introduced a new season ticket for an adult and child, costing just Â£75, which works out at less than Â£6 a game.
How’s that for amazing value for money?
But there’s more…Â
Season ticket holders will also getÂ half price entry to all other home games, including National Cup and National Trophy.
The Magic won 12 of their 13 home contestsÂ in the league last season as they successfully defended their Division 1 Play-Off crown.
Playing a brand of tough and exciting basketball under head coach Paul Middleton, they also held on to their National Trophy titleÂ as they added yet more silverware to their collection.
Paul isÂ busy building a squad of players he hopes can challenge again next season.
We’ll be making squad announcements as and when they happen.
Season ticket prices:
Adult: Â£55 (saving of Â£10, less than Â£5 a game)
Child: Â£25 (saving of Â£7.50, less than Â£2 a game)
NEW Adult and Child: Â£75 (Less than Â£6 a game)
Students and Concessions: Â£25 (saving of Â£7.50, less than Â£2 per game)
Family: Â£130 (2 adults and up to 3 kids, saving Â£32.50, Â£10 a game)
The vast majority of home league games will be on Saturday evening at 6:30pm at the Amaechi Basketball Centre.
Order your tickets today, call the office on 0161 881 0090 or pop in to the centre.
Manchester Magic Are Looking For Shirt And Short Sponsors
Manchester Magic are looking for shirt and short sponsors for their successful senior team.
There are a total of 6 spots available for companies to purchase for next season.
See the images to see which ones are available.
Why choose Magic?
We are one of the most dominant sides in Division One of the National Basketball League.
We have won 8 major trophies in the last 3 seasons, including an historic quadruple in 2016.
We have a large number of Manchester players in our squad, many of whom have come up through the Magic junior programme.
We play an exciting brand of basketball, focusing on the team not individuals.
We travel the country representing Manchester with distinction.
We get great media coverage from the MEN and have a big presence on social media, with more than 10,000 followers across all platforms.
And we have thousands of people visiting our home, the Amaechi Basketball Centre, each month.
If you are interested in sponsoring the Magic or want to know more, get in touch?
Summer Of International Basketball Schedule And Results
Great Britain Summer Schedule:
GB Senior Men – EuroBasket – 31st August – 17th September – Group B in Turkey
Fri 1st at 12:15pm vs Belgium, Sat 2nd at 7:00pm vs Turkey, Mon 4th at 12:15pm vs Latvia, Tue 5th at 3:00pm vs Serbia, Thu 7th at 12:30pm vs Russia, Sat 9th/Sun 10th Round of 16, Tue 12th/Wed 13th Quarter Finals, Thu 14th/Fri 15th Semi-Finals, Sun 17th Final / 3rd/4th Place Game
Wales Under 16 Boys – Division C – 23rd – 30th July – Group A in Andorra La Vella, Andorra (Magic’s Sion Gordon, Ben Gordos, Luke Gordos and Fredric Rouse, plus Head Coach Aurimas Verbukas aka Coach Ollie)
Sun 23rd at 1:15pm Wales 55 – 64 Moldova Ben played 19 minutes, 10 points, 2 rebounds, 2 assists and 5 steals, Luke played 23 minutes, 7 points, 3 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 steals, Fredric played 9 minutes, 3 points, 1 rebound, 4 assists and 2 steals and Sion played 16 minutes, 2 points, 6 rebounds, 1 assist and 1 steal
Mon 24th at 11:00am Wales 47 – 43 Malta Ben played 19 minutes, 9 points, 6 rebounds, 1 assist and 1 steal, Sion played 20 minutes, 2 points, 10 rebounds, 3 assists, 3 steals and 1 block, Luke played 9 minutes, 5 rebounds and 1 steal and Fredric did not play
Wed 26th at 3:45pm Wales 66 – 81 Gibraltar Ben played 36 minutes, 31 points, 8 rebounds, 5 assists and 1 steal, Sion played 31 minutes, 6 points, 13 rebounds, 4 steals and 4 blocks,Â Luke played 12 minutes, 2 points, 1 rebound and 2 assists and Fredric played 8 minutes, 2 rebounds
Thu 27th at 1:15pm Wales 53 – 85 Armenia Sion played 24 minutes, 6 points, 10 rebounds, 1 assist and 2 steals, Fredric played 16 minutes, 7 points and 3 rebounds, Luke played 13 minutes, 2 points, 1 assist and 1 steal and Ben played 11 minutes, 1 assist
Sat 29th at 1:15pm Wales 47 – 58 Albania 5-8 Classification Games, Sion played 32 minutes, 6 points, 15 rebounds, 2 assists and 3 steals, Luke played 30 minutes, 15 points, 6 rebounds, 4 steals and 1 block, Ben played 13 minutes, 2 points, 5 rebounds 1 assist, 1 steal and 1 block and Fredric played 6 minutes
Sun 30th at 11:15am Wales 65 – 60 Moldova 7th/8th Classification Games, Sion played 21 minutes, 16 points, 11 rebounds, 1 assist, 3 steals and 4 blocks, Luke played 32 minutes, 11 points, 7 rebounds, 4 assists and 3 steals, Ben played 22 minutes, 8 points, 3 rebounds, 4 assists and 1 steal and Fredric played 14 minutes, 6 points, 1 rebound and 2 steal
Wales Under 16 Boys finished 7th
Wales Under 16 Girls – Division C – 25th – 30th July – Group B in Gibraltar (Mystics’ Beth McLoughlin)
Mystics Looking For Volunteer Coaches To Join Their National League Programme
Manchester Mystics are on the lookout for volunteer coaches to join their successful junior National League programme.
TheyÂ need passionate and dedicated individuals whose motivation is helping players develop and succeed, both on and off the court.
Based at the Amaechi Basketball Centre in Whalley Range, the Mystics have a track record of nurturing some of the best young talent in the country andÂ run sides at Under 14, Under 16 and Under 18 level.
They have recently created a second team to compete at Under 16 level in the 2017/18 season.
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.ukÂ 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 viaÂ easyfundraising.org.uk including 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 Â£490 via Easyfundraising! Thank you to everyone who signed up and helped us reach this mile-stone, join today and help us reach Â£500!
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.Â
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Visit my account > Settings > Change Card Settings > and enter your card number and press register my card.
Community Sessions are now on a break for the summer holidays.
Walking Basketball At Amaechi Basketball Centre
Walking Basketball at Amaechi Basketball Centre
Sundays 7:00pm – 8:30pm Â£3
Walking Basketball delivers a walking paced version of the fast and furious game we are all used to.
Walking Basketball is suitable for all irrespective of gender, age, size, ability and/or impairment.