In this week’s edition of our newsletter you’ll find: Summer Community Camp, Can Anyone Help Here?, Ashana Hinds Selected in England U16 Squad, Beth McLoughlin Selected in Wales U16 Squad, Summer Schedule of International Basketball, Shop Online?, Magic/Mystics National League U14 Camp, Get your Quadruple Winners T-shirt, Merchandise available, Community Sessions, Walking Basketball at Amaechi Basketball Centre and GB Men’s EuroBasket Qualifiers. We hope you enjoy it.
Summer Community Camp
Monday 25th July to Friday 29th July 2016
9:30am – 3:30pm
Cost Full Camp £50 Per Day £10
Full Camp (if paid before Friday 22nd July) £40
All Abilities Welcome, School Years 3 – 11
Phone Centre on 0161-881-0090 for full details and an application form.
Can Anyone Help Here?
We may have the opportunity of recruiting an outstanding player for our Club. We need to try to find a meaningful job in Sports Management/Marketing or similar for the person concerned who is very well qualified with a degree in Marketing and Masters in Sports Management.
Is there any Club member out there who has a contact in this field who may be able to help?
Mystics’ Ashana Hinds has been selected in the England Under 16 Girl’s Squad for this summer’s FIBA Europe European Championships in Oradea, Romania which starts 5th August and runs until 14th August.
Beth McLoughlin Selected in Wales U16 Squad
Mystics’ Beth McLoughlin has been selected in the Wales Under 16 Girl’s Squad for this summer’s FIBA Europe European Championships in Andora which started on the 18th July and runs until 23rd July. (See how she got on in her first game below)
Summer Schedule of International Basketball
The summer of International Basketball is about to begin, with the Age Groups teams all involved in FIBA Europe competitions this summer. Here are the Group Stage schedules for each team; we will be updating the results throughout the summer. (All times are UK times)
GB Under 20 Women 9th – 17th July (Division B, Group C) Podgorica, Montenegro
LiveStream either here or here
Saturday 9th July 16:45 GB 42 – 61 Lithuania
Monday 11th July 16:45 Israel 50 – 77 GB
Advanced to Group F
Wednesday 13th July 16:45 GB 50 – 69 Slovenia
Thursday 14th July 19:15 Montenegro 75 – 58 GB
Saturday 16th July 16:45 Romania 42 – 62 GB
Sunday 17th July 14:30 GB 63 – 46 Montenegro
GB Under 20 Women Finished 5th
Ireland Under 20 Women 9th – 17th July (Division B, Group D) Podgorica, Montenegro (Mystics’ Princess Adeogun)
LiveStream either here or here
Saturday 9th July 16:45 Ireland 57 – 85 Slovenia (Princess played 16 minutes had 4 points and 5 rebounds)
Monday 11th July 19:15 Montenegro 81 – 41 Ireland Princess played 7 minutes and had 1 rebound
Advanced to Group G (9th – 13th place)
Wednesday 13th July 14:15 Bulgaria 73 – 51 Ireland Princess played 8 minutes had 2 points and 2 rebounds
Friday 15th July 16:45 Ireland 55 – 69 Ukraine Princess played 16 minutes had 4 rebounds and 1 assist
Saturday 16th July 14:15 Bela 69 – 35 Ireland Princess played 13 minutes had 3 rebounds
Sunday 17th July 16:45 Ireland 24 – 68 Israel Princess played 14 minutes had 2 rebounds 1 assist
Ireland Under 20 Women Finished 13th
GB Under 20 Men 15th – 24th July (Division B, Group C) Chalkida, Greece (Magic Alumni Pharroh Gordon and Kingsley Nwagboso)
LiveSteams here (Provided by HellenicBC)
Friday 15th July 10:00 Albania 44 – 62 GB Pharroh played 22 minutes had 12 points 5 rebounds 2 steals Kingsley played 7 minutes had 1 point 1 rebound 1 assist
Saturday 16th July 12:15 GB 66- 56 Ireland Pharroh played 27 minutes had 3 points 9 rebounds 1 assist 3 steals Kingsley played 9 minutes had 2 points 3 rebounds
Sunday 17th July 10:00 Kosovo 58 – 72 GB Pharroh played 26 minutes had 17 points 6 rebounds 1 steal Kingsley played 9 minutes had 9 points 2 rebounds 1 assist
Tuesday 19th July 14:30 GB 48 – 40 Netherlands Pharroh played 24 minutes had 7 points 3 rebounds 1 assist 1 block Kingsley played 9 minutes had 2 rebounds
Wednesday 20th July 16:45 Greece vs GB
England Under 18 Girls 23rd – 31st July (Division B, Group C) Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Saturday 23rd July 13:00 England vs Ireland
Sunday 24th July 13:00 Estonia vs England
Tuesday 26th July 17:30 England vs Greece
Wednesday 27th July 15:30 FYR of Macedonia vs England
England Under 18 Boys 29th July – 7th August (Division B, Group D) Skopji, FYR of Macedonia
Friday 29th July 17:45 Ukraine vs England
Saturday 30th July 20:00 England vs Slovak Republic
Sunday 31st July 20:00 Georgia vs England
Tuesday 2nd August 13:15 England vs Scotland
Wednesday 3rd August 11:00 England vs Albania
England Under 16 Girls 5th – 14th August (Division B, Group C) Oradea, Romania (Mystics’ Ashana Hinds)
Friday 5th August 18:15 Bulgaria vs England
Saturday 6th August 16:00 England vs Bosnia and Herzegovina
Sunday 7th August 11:30 England vs Scotland
Tuesday 9th August 16:00 Finland vs England
Wednesday 10th August 18:15 England vs Ireland
Wales Under 16 Girls 18th – 23rd July (Division C, Group A) Andora (Mystics’ Beth McLoughlin)
Monday 18th July 17:00 Wales 40 – 42 Kosovo Beth played 32 minutes 12 points 10 rebounds 1 assist 5 steals
Wednesday 20th July 14:30 Malta vs Wales
England Under 16 Boys 11th – 20th August (Division B, Group B) Sofia, Bulgaria
Thursday 11th August 11:45 England vs Ireland
Friday 12th August 14:00 Hungary vs England
Saturday 13th August 11:45 England vs Israel
Monday 15th August 18:30 Scotland vs England
Tuesday 16th August 14:00 England vs FYR of Macedonia
GB Senior Men 31st August – 17th September (EuroBasket Qualifier, Group G) Home/Away
Wednesday 31st August 17:00 Hungary vs GB (Kecskemet, HUN)
Saturday 3rd September 18:30 GB vs FYR of Macedonia (Copper Box, London) Tickets Wednesday 7th September 19:00 GB vs Luxembourg (Copper Box, London) Tickets
Saturday 10th September 18:30 GB vs Hungary (Copper Box, London) Tickets
Wednesday 14th September 18:00 FYR of Macedonia vs GB (Kavadarci, MKD)
Saturday 17th September 18:30 Luxembourg vs GB (Luxembourg, LUX)
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Thank You in advance.
Magic/Mystics National League U14 Camp
Manchester Magic/Mystics National League U14 Camp 2016
Monday 1st August – Wednesday 3rd August 2016
9:30am – 4:00pm
at the Amaechi Basketball Centre
Who is it for?
Boys &Girls Any player in our National League U14 and below
The Club may invite specific players from outside our programme.
If in doubt about this, please contact Peter for clarification.
Contact Peter for an application form
Peter Paraskeva Mob: 07963136807
Get Your Quadruple Winners T-shirt
Get your special limited edition quadruple winners T-shirt Today from the merchandise store: http://stockportworkwear.com/magic/
Adults £11.99 Youth £10.99
(add optional print on back “National Cup National Trophy NBL Division 1 League and Play-off Champions 2015-16” for an £3 extra, plus postage and packaging, free pick up available from the store or the Amaechi Basketball Centre)
Limited selection of Merchandise will be available at the Centre at selected times, including during Magic games, examples of clothing will be on display but they are only available to purchase online via the link above. The club gets a percentage of the sales to put back into the club.
Coaching Sessions at Amaechi Basketball Centre
Whalley Range High School for Girls, Wilbraham Road, M16 8GW
5:30-6:30pm Year 3-6 Coaching/Games Boys & Girls – £2
6:30-7:30pm Year 7-11 Coaching/Games Boys & Girls – £2
Saturdays Years 3 – 6 9:15am – 11:00am Practice followed by games Cost £3
This session could include any Year 1/2 who currently play in League matches.
Years 1 & 2 9:15am – 10:00am only Cost £1.50
This session is for pupils who do not currently play in the League.
Please note Walking Basketball is now from 7:00pm – 8:30pm
GB Men’s EuroBasket Qualifiers
Tickets for the Senior Men’s FIBA EuroBasket 2017 home qualifying games at the Copper Box Arena are now available for fans to buy.
Head coach Joe Prunty and his players will step out for three vital games in the capital and you could help make the difference by being there to roar the team to victory as they bid to return to the FIBA EuroBasket Final Round.
Click HERE to book your place to watch your #GBballers in action against FYR of Macedonia, Luxembourg and Hungary in September!
Photos courtesy of John McGibbon Photography, images remain the property of John McGibbon Photography and MUST NOT be reproduced without permission. To view more of John’s Magic photos visit:www.johnmcgibbon.com/magic and Mystics photos visit: www.johnmcgibbon.com/mystics