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Basketball: Fresh Force targeting a double over Scorchers

Leeds Force are looking to end a five-game losing run when they hit the road to take on the Surrey Scorchers tonight.

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Fans watch the BBL Cup final as Newcastle Eagles won the seasons first silverware on Sunday when they defeated the Glasgow Rocks, 91-83, at the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham. (Picture: Ville Vuorinen)

Rob Marsden: Intensity is increased in bid to end barren run

We are back in action this weekend and I for one can’t wait to get back out on the court and start putting things right.

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Matt Newby.

Final prediction: Matt Newby tips Rocks for Cup upset, as Sharks lose to Leicester

Glasgow Rocks have been tipped to cause an upset in tomorrow afternoon’s BBL Cup final against Newcastle Eagles.

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Leeds Force's Jermaine Sanders

Leeds Force are boosted by their returning stars

LeedS Force have the rare luxury of a healthy roster to choose from as they look to give their season a kickstart in the BBL Trophy tomorrow.

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Jermaine Sanders is back for Leeds Force this weekend.

Rob Marsden: Returning stars give Leeds Force hope for BBL Trophy

First of all another message, I hope you all had a happy New Year and I wish you all a prosperous 2017.

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Zach Gachette finished with 11 points for Sheffield Sharks against London on Friday night.

BBL Review: Leeds Force end year on losing note | Sheffield Sharks edge out London

LEEDS FORCE lost their last game of 2016 as they went down in a high-scoring game at Leicester Riders.

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Matt Newby

Rob Marsden: Time for Leeds Force to repay Matt Newby’s faith – just as we did last season

First of all I hope you all had a happy Christmas and you are enjoying these festive times with all those close to you.

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Points machine: YEP columnist Rob Marsden scored 33 points on Sunday against Plymouth but it was all in vain as Leeds Force lost.

Rob Marsden: Caught cold and punished – Leeds Force need to start much faster against Sheffield Sharks

Argh, what a disappointing weekend that was ... again.

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Jermaine Sanders

Leeds Force 87 Plymouth Raiders 104: Out-gunned Force wrap up the year with disappointing defeat on home turf

The last game of the year at the Carnegie Sports Arena ended in defeat for Leeds Force as they were beaten by the Plymouth Raiders 87-104, writes ARIF AHMED.

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Jermaine Sanders

Bristol Flyers 96 Leeds Force 79: Last-quarter fightback is not enough to save Force

Leeds Force fell to a heavy 96-79 defeat against the Bristol Flyers on the road in an enthralling high -scoring affair, writes ARIF AHMED.

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Under the radar:  Rob Marsdens verdict on Forces American import Jermaine Sanders.

Rob Marsden: Leeds Force out to deliver early present against Plymouth Raiders

It was a frustrating weekend for me. I was desperate for there to be a game for Leeds Force after the win we picked up against Manchester Giants.

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Contribution: Rob Marsden, centre, scored a double double (23 points, 10 rebounds) in Leeds Forces win over Manchester Giants on Sunday, which followed up their frustating loss to the Worcester Wolves two nights earlier.

Rob Marsden: Road win is a Giant step forward for Leeds Force

Well that was a mixed weekend wasn’t it? A tough night on Friday against the Worcester Wolves where we didn’t play at our best followed by a big win against the Manchester Giants on Sunday.

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Robert Marsden, Leeds Force.

Klassen denies Leeds Force but Sheffield Sharks triumph

Leeds Force fell to defeat in ther BBL Championship as Worcester Wolves ended their own four-game winless run as they came away 77-91 winners.

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Rob Marsden

Double header will test Leeds Force’s top 8 credentials

Leeds Force face an early test of their play-off credentials this weekend when they face two sides blocking their path to the the BBL’s top eight.

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Jermaine Sanders scored 31 points in the loss to Newcastle Eagles (Picture: Kieron Nevison)

Rob Marsden: Failure to clip Newcastle Eagles’ wings hurts now but steels Leeds Force in the long run

Newcastle Eagles were on the ropes on Sunday.

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Jermaine Sanders led the Force with 31 points

Riley inspires Sheffield Sharks as Leeds Force fall to Newcastle Eagles

Sheffield Sharks returned to winning ways in the BBL Championship as they won 93-78 at Cheshire Phoenix last night.

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Jermaine Sanders scored 31 points as Leeds Force fell to Newcastle Eagles (Picture: Kieron Nevison)

Leeds Force 86 Newcastle Eagles 91: Jermaine Sanders effort not enough as Eagles soar in fourth quarter

Jermaine Sanders scored a huge 31 points for Leeds Force as they came as close as they ever have to toppling BBL heavyweights Newcastle Eagles last night.

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Guard Robert Sandoval ready to cut down rivals for Leeds Force

Guard Robert Sandoval ready to cut down rivals for Leeds Force

Robert Sandoval was chopping wood earlier this summer, contemplating the end of his basketball dream and the life of a lumberjack.

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Forces machine: Clayfell Harris is looking hungry  on and off the court  for Leeds Force. (Picture: Kieron Nevison)

Rob Marsden: Time off the court helps strengthen Leeds Force bond

It’s been a quite week for us without having a game last weekend. It has been strange not being out on the court, playing competitive basketball.

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Sheffield Hatters Basketball player Ana Santana Gonzales

Sheffield Hatters blog: Sacrifice in training is definitely worth it - Ana Santana Gonzales

The Hatters were beaten by Sevenoaks Suns last weekend 76-59 in the quarter-final of the WBBL Cup but they’ll have the chance to gain immediate revenge when they visit the Suns on Saturday in the WBBL Championship.

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