Welcome

Welcome to the Manchester Area Basketball League (MABL) website. Currently we have 4 Men's Divisions and 1 Womens Division incorporating teams from all over Greater Manchester and the surrounding areas.


The MABL AGM

This years AGM will take place on Wednesday 22nd June @ 7pm. The AGM wil be held at The Y Club, Castlefield Hotel, Liverpool Road, Manchester. M3 4JR.

Clubs are asked to RSVP and the committee would ask that each club has atleast 1 representative present to discuss important changes to the league for next season. Refreshments will be available.

Latest News

Playoff Results

Congratulations to all teams who played in the Playoffs over the weekend. The results of the finals are below. Photo's from the weekends action can be found in the gallery and on our Facbook page.

  • Womens Premier - Stockport Lapwings 57 vs 51 Manchester Lynx 1
  • Mens Premier - Tropics 89 vs 85 Blackpool Lights
  • Mens Championship - St.Helens 90 vs 62 Bury Bluedevils
  • Mens Division 1 - Hough End 69 vs 50 Fleetwood Nets
  • Mens Division 2 - Stockport Falcons 71 vs 54 Stockport Atlas

National Coaching Conference

Basketball England is delighted to confirm the details of the 2016 National Coaching Clinic, FREE to all Basketball England coaches. England U16 Head Coach Alan Keane is the lead clinician and will be joined by James Vear GB U20 Assistant coach and Guy Coles England U16 Assistant coach.

The day's programme is aimed at youth development coaches and especially those coaching in the Regional Development Programme and Regional Development Centres. The themed sessions will provide information and guidance on player development how to improve your coaching programmes and practice planning around the Areas of Emphasis.

PLEASE NOTE: This Clinic is mandatory for all Regional Development Teams Head Coaches and Assistant Coaches.

Those coaches and teachers wishing to attend the Clinic on Saturday 28th May should email coaching@basketballengland.co.uk to reserve a space. There is no charge for this clinic.


Warrington Vikings Mens Trials

Warrington Vikings are looking are looking to strengthen their squad for the 2016/17 season and are holding a series of training/scrimmaging sessions throughout May and June looking for new players.

Training takes place on Wednesday evening 8pm-10pm at The Ball Hall, St Thomas Boteler High School, Warrington.

Training sessions will run on May 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th and June 1st.

For more information contact Dan Johnson on 0759 310 5122 / danlfixit@yahoo.co.uk or Craig Stokes on 07772 403809.


Stockport Falcons Mens Trials

Stockport Falcons Mens team are holding open trials for their MABL and National League teams on 18th and 25th May from 8pm-10pm. There is NO CHARGE for taking part in the trials.

Participants are asked to bring a black and a white top plus a drink and a basketball.

For further information contact Marie on 0786 6532 910.


Womens Plate Competition

Congratulations to Stockport Storm who defeated Rossendale Raptors in last night's Womens Plate Final 72-66.


Womens Cup Competition

Congratulations to Manchester Lynx 1 on their hard fought 64-60 victory in the 2016 Womens Cup Final last night against Stockport Lapwings.


Oldham Titans Mens Trials

Oldham Titans Basketball Club are looking to bolster their mens squad. They are holding trials at 12.30pm on 4th June at the Wright Robinson College, Abbey Hey Lane, Gorton, Manchester, M18 8RL. The trials will be free of charge and for anyone over 18yrs of age.

For further information please contact Nici Hewitt on 0775 468 4224 or via email niciwici@gmail.com


Mens Cup Final Winners 2016

Congratulations to Blackpool Lights on their 91 - 64 victory over the Tropics.

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