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Men lose out in Local Derby

With the short journey to South Yorkshire the Mansfield Giants traveled to play away to the inform Eagles this weekend.

The Giants started the opening quarter well as they first traded baskets with the leagues second place team. But within 4 minutes of the game the Giants had there opponents on the back foot to take the lead at the end of the first 10 minutes 29-23. Points being score both inside the key and from the perimeter as Collins, Morant-Hudson & Owusu-Ansah linked up with Plummer to secure the lead.

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Women Dealt Big Blow on the Road

After a fantastic win last week against Worcester, the Women went into the away tie against Team Birmingham confident of continuing their good form. However, Birmingham had bolstered their squad, bringing with them a big outside shooting threat which saw Giants go down 44-66 in the end.

 

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Buzzer Heartbreak for Men

Mansfield Giants were delt a double set back as they first lost one of the veteran scoring guards Jojo Owusu-Ansah as he incured a back injury at the beginning of the second quarter and a heart breaking loss to 3rd place Sefton.

Women Start 2016 with a Bang

It was a fantastic start to the year who faced Worcester Wolves on the road in the hopes of reversing their 55-68 defeat to the team in the first League game of the season. The Women not only pulled off a stunning 52-37 win away from home, but took the head to head tie in the long run by beating them by more than Worcester did in their earlier tie.

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Xmas Raffle Draw

After a great first half of the season, Mansfield Giants would like to thank everyone for their support in supplying prizes or purchasing Raffle Tickets to help raise Vital funds for the Club. The efforts of everyone involved helped raise over £600 which will go towards increasing court hire and officials costs to enable the club to keep priding National competition for our over 150 members.

We would like to pay thanks to the companies that have donated gifts and in particular the Giants Women's team who led the organisation of the Raffle. Thanks to Andwhynot, Stamp King, Go Ape, Nottingham Forest, Nottingham Panthers, Sheffield Sharks, Mansfield Palace Theatre, Nottingham Theatre Royal, Leicester Riders, SportsServe, Mansfield Town FC, Nottingham Rugby, Service Metals and many more.

 

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