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Morant-Hudson leads Giants to Trumph

A hard fought away game, with a victory sealed for Mansfield Giants men's team saw them finish on a high prior to the festive break as Giants beat Sefton Stars 93-87, in which also saw Giants Calvin Morant Hudson score a personal and all time club high of scoring 54 points.

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Women Break Streak with Big Win over League Newcomers

It was a big week for the Giants women going into the Christmas break, taking on the newcomers of the league Kingston Panthers. Coming off the back of three straight losses, the Giants new they needed a win under their belt moving into the second half of the league season.


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Double Disappointment for the Women

It was a tough weekend this week for the Giants Women facing two away games in the form of Bury Blue Devils on Saturday and Oxford in the Quarter Finals of the National Trophy on Sunday.

Coming out of a week off, and their first league defeat the week before, the team were looking to turn things around and get their title fight back on track as they faced a solid Bury side. However, missing inside threat Krista Van Alten and point guard Steph Jones who is currently recovering from an early injury, the team knew they needed to dig deep.

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Giants Men Back on Form

A close and tense encounter saw Mansfield Giants men's team defeat Newcastle Under Lyme College Knights 95-93 at the weekend, to see them win four out of the last six games.  Giants were today without Parish Xavier, Lance Creswell, Chris McIntyre and Joe MacDonald due to illness and work commitments, which led Coach Dan Richards to come out of retirement to lace up his boots once again.

 

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Winning Weekend for the Giants

In a fast pace and end to end game, Mansfield Giants men's teams secured a win against Leeds Allerton Force at Oak Tree at the weekend. A matter of points separated the two teams in the first quarter, with Giants leading 21-20 points at the end of the first quarter.  Six of Giants players all contributed in this quarter alone, as Giants moved the ball well scoring baskets for them to take the one point lead.  Sharp shooting from Calvin Morant-Hudson and Lance Cresswell in the second quarter from behind the arc and a dominant inside presence from Barry Plummer kept Giants in the game, as Giants defence slipped as Leeds Gill scored 16 points in this quarter alone, as the game was tied the half 54-54.

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