Magic and Mystics former players update 2018

Magic and Mystics former players update

Each season players join and players move on to pastures new, we like to keep track of our former players’ careers. Some will go on to play at a higher level, while others take a route outside of basketball. Some move to rival clubs to continue their development, while others move to the States or play professionally for the next stage of their careers.

Below is a list of players who have moved on from the club and where they are now, broken down into four sections, Academy (Under 19s), University, Professional (including semi-pro) and Free-Agents/Unknowns.

Academy (Under 19s)

Arinze Emeka-Anyakwo has joined Reading Rockets Academy

Rebecca Harwood-Bellis has joined Ipswich

Sanmi Fajana and George Radford have joined Myerscough College

Ben Gordos starts second year at Myerscough College

Ashana Hinds starts second year at City of London Academy

Niamh Kelshaw and Lucy Threlfall both start their second year at Charnwood College

Khia Lee starts second year at Oaklands College

Wesley Oba has joined Sunlive Basketball Academy in Portugal

Greg Wild has joined Charnwood College


Michael Anumba is a freshman at Winthrop University (NCAA D1 Big South)

Gina Brierley is a junior at Saint Leo University (NCAA D2 Sunshine State Conference)

Kaiyem Cleary is a freshman at Florida Southern Florida Southern University (NCAA D2 – Sunshine State Conference)

Fiona Connolly is attending Loughborough University

Jessica Eadsfoth-Yates has transferred from Cochise College (NJCAA – ACCAC) to Georgia Highlands College (NJCAA – GCAA) for her sophomore year

Pharroh Gordon is a senior at William Jewell College (NCAA D2 GLVC)

Freya Kelshaw moves from Myerscough College to attend Loughborough Univeristy

Aaron Menzies has transferred from Seattle University (NCAA D1 Western Athletic Conference) to Saint Mary’s College of California (NCAA D1 West Coast Conference) for his senior year

Ayo Nuwe is a sophomore at Casper College (NCJAA D1)

Tamas Okros is a senior at Post University (NCAA D2 CACC)

Harriet Swindells is a sophomore at Barry University (NCAA D2 Sunshine State Conference)


Dominique Allen has joined Sepsi SIC in Romania

Simon Anumba has joined Fiat Torino (Serie A) in Italy from Treofan Battipaglia (Italy Serie B)

Devan Bailey has joined Marmande in France’s 4th tier from Cheshire Phoenix

Mollie Campbell remains at Leicester Riders

Nicolette FongLyewQuee has joined Baxi Ferrol in Spain from Durham Palatinates

Franc Garcia Garrido plays for Maristes Ademar in Spain

Orlan Jackman has joined London City Royals from Cheshire Phoenix

Callum Jones remains at Manchester Giants

James Jones has returned from coaching in Canada to join the Manchester Giants

Duane Morgan has joined Electro Mercantil Plasencia (LEB Silver, Spain) from Zornotza (EBA Spain)

Connor Murtagh has joined Sambendettese Basket in Italy’s 4th tier

Kingsley Nwagboso has joined BIS Basket Speyer in Germany from Francis Marion University

Adam Oldham and Bailey Goodall have joined the Manchester Giants

Tayo Oyefusi remains at Team Solent Kestrels

Conor Porter has joined Manchester Giants

Hasan Ramic is currently training with the Magic Division one team

Tyme Regent-Bascombe has joined Liverpool

Andy Thomson remains at Leicester Riders

Jordan Whelan has joined Worcester Wolves from Manchester Giants

Patrick Whelan has joined Real Murcia (LEB Plata, Spain) after finishing his senior year at William Jewell College (NCAA D2 GLVC)

David Watts remains at Nottingham Hoods

Georgia Jones, Rheanne Bailey and Sam Roscoe remain at Manchester Mystics (confirmed, awaiting news on the rest of the roster)

Free Agents/Unknowns

Jack Crook, Aaron Geramipoor, Leah McDerment, Menelik Watson (NFL Free-Agent), Loick Pouale, Donte Gittens, Hamad Ali, Stefan Gill, Ryan Lewis, Richard Bell, Yannick Onifade, Nathan Schall (was at Team Solent Kestrels), Tom Devitt (was at Team Northumbria), Ed Potter (was at Reading Rockets), Lee Goldsbrough.

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