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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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Jo Lowry of Sheffield Hatters Basketball and Westfield Health 2016/2017

Jo Lowry: Sheffield Hatters’ rivalry with Nottingham has enriched this season’s WBBL

Westfield Health Sheffield Hatters picked up an excellent 86-71 victory over Leicester Riders at the weekend to edge closer to the top spot in the Women’s British Basketball League. On Saturday they take on Sevenoaks Suns in the WBBL Cup at All Saints Sport Centre in Sheffield. Here, Hatters star Jo Lowry gives her take on life as a Hatter.

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Clayfell Harris (Picture: Kieron Nevison)

Rob Marsden: Practice finally makes perfect as Leeds Force snap losing skid

We did it. Back to winning ways, and what a relief.

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Jack Isenbarger in action for Leeds Force against Leicester Riders

Return to home comforts gives Leeds Force the chance to arrest slide

Leeds Force are back in action tomorrow against the Surrey Scorchers as they play their third game in seven days.

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Jermaine Sanders

Rob Marsden: Leeds Force are ready to give the Lions a tough test down in the capital

It is game day and we are heading down to the capital to take on the London Lions, looking to end their unbeaten run.

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Matt Newby.

Force looking to turn the tables on Leicester

Leeds Force hit the road for the first time in the BBL as they travel to the Leicester Riders tomorrow looking to right the wrong of the last time the two sides met.

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Rob Marsden tries to make something happen against Leicester Riders. PIC: Kieron Nevison/Leeds Force

Rob Marsden: Hurting Leeds Force will not surrender again – that I can guarantee you

Well that was hard to take, the heaviest defeat of my career.

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Disraeli Lufadeju scored four points in Leeds Force's 103-39. Picture: Kieron Nevsion

BBL: Leeds Force opened up by Leicester | Sheffield Sharks scorched by Surrey

Leeds Force were dealt a basketball lesson at the hands of the Leicester Riders as they lost 39-103 in front of their own fans.

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Jermaine Sanders.

Force are aiming to shoot down high-flying Riders

Leeds Force return to league action tonight when they take on high-flying Leicester Riders at the Carnegie Sports Arena.

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Jo Lowry, of Sheffield Hatters Basketball and Westfield Health 2016/2017

Jo Lowry: Sheffield Hatters’ rivalry with Nottingham has enriched this season’s WBBL

Westfield Health Sheffield Hatters picked up an excellent 86-71 victory over Leicester Riders at the weekend to edge closer to the top spot in the Women’s British Basketball League. On Saturday they take on Sevenoaks Suns in the WBBL Cup at All Saints Sport Centre in Sheffield. Here, Hatters star Jo Lowry gives her take on life as a Hatter.

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Rob Marsden, in recent action against Cheshire Phoenix prior to his ankle injury.

Rob Marsden: Frustrating week for Leeds Force and my ankle injury’s no better

What a frustrating week it has been. My ankle is still swollen and I am struggling to walk on it let alone train.

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