In this week’s edition of our newsletter you’ll find: Magic vs Thames Valley Cavaliers, Mystics vs Leicester Riders, Great Britain Are In Town, Get In The Zone, Haris Tournament 2018, 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 Thames Valley Cavaliers
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�df9f️ Ticket prices Adult: £5, Children & Concessions: £2.50, Family (2 adults & 3 children): £12.50.
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Watch highlights of Magic vs Loughborough here
Next Magic games:
Saturday 24th November vs Thames Valley Cavaliers at 6:30pm
Sunday 25th November at Barking Abbey Crusaders at 4:00pm
Saturday 1st December at Derby Trailblazers at 7:15pm
Saturday 8th December vs Worthing Thunder at 6:30pm
Saturday 15th December at Hemel Storm at 7:00pm
Manchester Mystics vs Leicester Riders
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�df9f️ Tickets: Adults £2, Under 16s £1
ℹ️ Full details here
Next Mystics games:
Saturday 24th November at Essex Rebels at 5:00pm
Sunday 25th November at Nottingham Wildcats at 4:00pm WBBL Cup QF
Saturday 1st December at Oaklands Wolves at 3:45pm
Saturday 8th December vs Leicester Riders at 4:00pm
Saturday 15th December vs City of Sheffield Hatters at 4:00pm
Saturday 22nd December vs Nottingham Wildcats at 4:00pm
Great Britain Are In Town
As a loyal basketball fan we are delighted to offer you the chance to get your hands on tickets to see the GB’s Senior Men and Women in action in Manchester, this November!
GB’s women can qualify for EuroBasket Women 2019 with a win over Portugal on Wednesday evening after beating Greece 79-77 on Saturday, while the men start their road to EuroBasket 2021 with a clash with Austria in the Pre-Qualifiers.
Both teams need your support at the National Basketball Performance Centre and you can purchase your tickets NOW before they go on general sale!
FIBA WOMEN’S EUROBASKET 2019 QUALIFIERS
Great Britain v Portugal
Wednesday 21st November 2018, 19:00
General Admission: £8 Adult / £5 Child
FIBA MEN’S 2021 EUROBASKET PRE-QUALIFIERS
Great Britain v Austria
Thursday 29th November 2018, 19:00
Premium: £18 Adult / £12 Child Standard: £15 Adult / £9 Child
HURRY, BOOK NOW TO SECURE THE BEST SEATS IN THE HOUSE!
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 availability
Haris Tournament 2018
The 13th annual Haris Memorial Tournament is nearly upon us!
Haris Memorial Tournament 2018 27th-29th December at the Manchester Basketball Centre Wilbraham Road, Manchester, M16 8GW
Ticket information and news of participating teams coming soon! #Haris2018
On The Website
News items on the website this week:
The Weekend Wrap 2018-19 Week 9
Academy Update 3
Jones selected in Great Britain Squad for November EuroBasket Qualifiers
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 at email@example.com or call us on 0161 881 0090.
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 2020
Fancy 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.
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.uk first
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.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 £995 via Easyfundraising! Thank you to everyone who signed up and helped us reach this mile-stone, join today and help us reach £1,000!
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 – £2.50
8:00 – 9:00pm Skills Lab Session Age 11-15 (Open to Age 9-17) Boys & Girls – £2.50
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 £2.50
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 – £4
For 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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 Results
This Weekend’s Fixtures:
Wednesday 21st November
Magic 2 U16 vs Stockport Falcons 6:30pm
Saturday 24th November
Magic Seniors vs Thames Valley Cavaliers 6:30pm
Essex Rebels vs Mystics WBBL 3:30pm
Newcastle Eagles vs Magic U18 4:00pm
Newcastle Eagles vs Magic U16 2:00pm
Bradford Dragons vs Trafford U16 1:00pm
Cheshire Phoenix 2 vs Magic 2 U16 4:00pm
Nottingham Wildcats vs Mystics U16 3:00pm
Cheshire Wire Green vs Magic 2 U14 11:00am
Cheshire Wire White vs Magic 3 U14 1:00pm
Sunday 25th November
Barking Abbey Crusaders vs Magic Seniors 4:00pm
Nottingham Wildcats vs Mystics WBBL 4:00pm Cup QF
Last Weekend’s Results:
Saturday 17th November
Magic Seniors 67-111 Loughborough Riders 6:30pm
City of Leeds 62-72 Magic U18 3:00pm
Trafford U16 59-53 Manchester Giants 1:00pm
Ipswich 59-70 Mystics U16 1:00pm
Mystics 2 U16 45-38 Lancashire Spinners 3:30pm
Stockport Falcons 81-19 Magic 3 U14 12:00noon
Sunday 18th November
Essex Leopards 87-76 Magic Seniors 4:00pm Cup QF
Myerscough College 93-51 Magic U18 3:00pm
Magic U16 85-27* City of Leeds 12:30pm
Leicester Riders 43-112 Magic U14 1:00pm
Magic 2 U14 93-31 Cheshire Phoenix 2 3:00pm
City of Leeds 7-126 Mystics U14 2:00pm
Mystics 2 U14 82-40 Lancashire Spinners 12:30pm
*game was abandoned after Leeds coach picked up two technical fouls and left the team without a coach to complete the game, the result at the time of the abandon
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