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Giants Juniors Make Senior Debut

Mansfield Giants are pleased to announce that junior players Jack Halstead (15), Amari Williams (15), Alex Espin (15) and Kane Sanders Bailey (16), will be stepping up into the senior men's team this coming season. As part of the clubs mission to promote and continue the development of talented local athletes, head coach Dan Richards is extremely  proud of the aspiring players. "All four players have worked so hard this off season, putting in extra work to develop their game. It's only right they are given the chance to represent their club at the top level." Richards continued "I hope this inspires other juniors within the club to follow in these guys footsteps. We now have a complete pathway for players to progress from u12 to senior men."

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Young Local Talent added to Senior Men Line Up

The Giants Men add more local talent to the young developing side with returning duo Liam Burton and Jacob Hall. Burton (19) is now in his fourth season with the Giants.  He came to Mansfield from neighbours Nottingham Nova, where he finished up his junior year with the Giants.  Burton, now a student at Nottingham Trent University has worked his way through the ranks and this year play a significant role at the point guard spot. Hall (20), a 6''6' power forward signed with the Giants last year in his first ever national league season. Hall has been working extremely hard over the summer months with the Basketball Academy at Vision West Nottinghamshire College, and like Burton, expected to contribute much more this season.

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Men Sign Up Long Time Giants Stalwarts

Long term Mansfield Players "Guard Gary Collins" and "Forward Ben Coy" are to return to strengthen the team and pass on their valuable NBL experience to the new look young Giants team this season. The duo have played a pivotal role in the development of the club as both Players and Coaches and bring experience and leadership to the young Giants side.

 

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Giants Men sign Vision West Notts College Trio

Guards Ben Morrison and Nathan Halstead, both 18 and Forward Tim Dobson also 18 are the first signings for the new look Mansfield Giants.

Both Morrison and Halstead started as under 12's with the Giants, and have progressed through the ranks into the senior team. Both players are now in their second year of attending the clubs Basketball Academy based at Vision West Nottinghamshire College.

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Richards annouced as Giants Men's team Head Coach

Long time Giant Dan Richards has been re-appointed to coach the Mansfield Giants Senior Men's team as the Club continues their focus on local youth development following their relegation into Division 4 of the NBL. 
The club has decided to take a different approach to the up and coming season, where all players this season will be home grown, coming from the clubs academy at Vision West Notts College and Giants youth teams.

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