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Caledonian Pride coach wants clarity over future of the team

Head coach Bart Sengers has been evaluating Caledonia Pride’s second season in the Women’s British Basketball League and explaining what the future might hold for the cash-strapped Edinburgh club.

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Bart Sengers

Pride coach Sengers used team talk to ensure place in play-offs

Caledonia Pride head coach Bart Sengers has revealed what he told his players when they were in danger of throwing away their place in the end-of-season Women’s British Basketball League play-offs.

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Bart Sengers

Caledonia Pride hope it’s third time lucky for play-offs

Caledonia Pride have produced their best form and results this season in one-off, knockout-style matches and the Edinburgh side must do it again at Oriam this Saturday following back-to-back defeats over the weekend.

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Rob Beveridge

Scotland basketball coach honouring his family

Rob Beveridge had already completed an emotional family mission before leading Scotland’s men’s basketball team into today’s Commonwealth Games semi-final against his native Australia.

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Semi-final and out for Caledonia Pride

Semi-final and out for Caledonia Pride

Caledonia Pride missed out on their second major final of 2018 after suffering a heavy defeat in the semi-final of the Women’s British Basketball Trophy in Kent on Sunday.

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The Scotland players celebrate their win over England

Commonwealth Games 2018: Capital kid Kyle Jimenez helps Scotland beat England

Kieron Achara admitted team spirit was the key as Scotland stunned England at basketball.

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Caledonia Pride coach Bart Sengers

Caledonia Pride ease into WBBL Trophy semi-finals

Caledonia Pride are safely through to this weekend’s Women’s British Basketball Trophy semi-finals despite losing to rivals Team Northumbria at Oriam.

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Edinburgh Kings, with coach Craig Nicol on the right, show off their cup

Edinburgh Kings and Edinburgh Uni finish off with the double

City of Edinburgh Kings gave head coach Craig Nicol the perfect wedding present as they added the Scottish Basketball Play-Off title to January’s Scottish Cup victory after stunning league champions St Mirren in an epic final at Oriam on Saturday.

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Capital basketball clubs hope their hard work pays off in play-offs

Capital basketball clubs hope their hard work pays off in play-offs

Capital success is guaranteed in an all-Edinburgh women’s final at this weekend’s Scottish Basketball play-offs at Oriam, but City of Edinburgh Kings face a daunting task in Saturday’s men’s final against league winners St Mirren, who are unbeaten since early December.

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Capital basketball clubs fight way into Play-Off Finals

Capital basketball clubs fight way into Play-Off Finals

Next weekend’s Scottish Basketball Play-Off Finals will have a strong Capital flavour after City of Edinburgh’s two teams and Edinburgh University’s women scored hard-fought semi-final wins to book their places at Oriam.

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Edinburgh Kings coach Craig Nicol

Capital sides march on in basketball play-offs

City of Edinburgh’s two teams and Boroughmuir Blaze have all progressed to the play-off semi-finals in the Scottish Basketball League.

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Caledonina Pride take a fall amid latest defeats

Caledonina Pride take a fall amid latest defeats

Caledonia Pride’s season is in danger of unravelling after the Edinburgh side suffered back-to-back defeats in the Women’s British Basketball League in Manchester and Nottingham.

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Bart Sengers

Boroughmuir Blaze boost play-off as Kats get their trophy

Boroughmuir Blaze and women’s champions City of Edinburgh Kool Kats both ended the regular season on a winning note at the weekend, while Caledonia Pride narrowly failed to pull off a massive upset in the Women’s British Basketball League.

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Round-up: Kings in stunning fightback | Kats purring yet again

City of Edinburgh Kings produced a remarkable comeback to win at Glasgow University, while women’s champions Edinburgh Kool Kats celebrated their latest league title with victory over Falkirk.

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Edinburgh Kool Kats (library picture)

Edinburgh Kool Kats retain Scottish women’s basketball title

City of Edinburgh Kool Kats retained their Scottish women’s basketball title despite losing on Saturday and they also won the junior league, but there was disappointment for the Capital clubs as St Mirren clinched the men’s championship.

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The victorious City of Edinburgh Kings team. Pics: basketballscotland

Kings and Edinburgh Uni win their Scottish Cup Finals

City of Edinburgh Kings and Edinburgh University completed a memorable basketball double for the Capital after winning the men’s and women’s Scottish Cup Finals at Oriam.

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Action from Sunday's final in Birmingham. Pic: Mansoor Ahmed

Caledonia Pride coach so proud of his Cup finalists

Head coach Bart Sengers praised his Caledonia Pride team and their fans after watching the Edinburgh club’s storming fightback fall fractionally short in yesterday’s Women’s British Basketball Cup Final at a packed Birmingham Arena.

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Caledonia Pride coach Bart Sengers, left, puts his team through their paces ahead of the final. Pic: Greg Macvean

Caledonia Pride all set for first maiden cup final adventure

Coach Bart Sengers, skipper Robyn Lewis and centre Hannah Peacock are all relishing the biggest occasion in the club’s history when Caledonia Pride face Nottingham Wildcats in tomorrow afternoon’s Women’s British Basketball Cup Final at the Birmingham Arena.

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Edinburgh Kings coach Craig Nicol

Basketball: Blaze and Kings have key players back for final

Boroughmuir Blaze and City of Edinburgh Kings are both having to recover from heavy weekend defeats as they prepare for tomorrow night’s Scottish Basketball Cup Final at Oriam, while recent form bodes well for Edinburgh University in Sunday’s women’s final with Lady Rocks.

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Edinburgh Kings enjoy morale boost for Cup final

Edinburgh Kings enjoy morale boost for Cup final

City of Edinburgh Kings landed a hefty psychological blow ahead of this weekend’s Scottish Basketball Cup Final by trouncing league leaders Boroughmuir Blaze in a derby at The Crags Centre.

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