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Sheffield Sharks: Lyons’ praise for resolve ahead of Bristol clash

Sharks head coach Atiba Lyons is looking forward to a test against Bristol Flyers at the EIS on Friday night – and has praised his side’s composure following the win over Plymouth Raiders last time out.

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Dirk Williams was the Sharks' MVP in victory over Plymouth

Match report: DBL Sharks Sheffield 83 Plymouth Raiders 78

DBL Sharks Sheffield held off a late Plymouth Raiders surge to secure a crucial 83-78 British Basketball League Championship win at EIS Sheffield on Friday night.

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Atiba Lyons

DBL Sharks Sheffield: Lyons expecting tough test as Plymouth Raiders hit town

DBL Sharks Sheffield will be looking to continue their winning streak when they face Plymouth Raiders at EIS on Friday night.

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Jen Ashton: GB call for Hatters newcomer

Top recognition for high-flying Sheffield Hatters

After a trophy-less season in 2016-17 things are looking up for Westfield Health Sheffield Hatters.

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Atiba Lyons, Sharks coach

DBL Sharks Sheffield chief Atiba Lyons sees promise in display against Leeds

DBL Sharks Sheffield head coach Atiba Lyons felt his side showed glimpses of their potential in Friday’s win over Leeds Force at EIS Sheffield - but that there’s room for improvement for his growing side.

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Sharks players with the charity T-shirts, and damage caused to a house in Florida belonging to a friend of head coach Atiba Lyons

Sheffield Sharks help hurricane victims bounce back after star's home city is hit

A basketball team in Sheffield left reeling by devastating hurricanes in the Caribbean and US is doing its bit to help victims bounce back.

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Top scorer Steph Gandy. Photo Ian Anderson

Weekend double takes Sheffield Hatters to top of Women’s British Basketball League

Westfield Health Sheffield Hatters have made a flying start to the Women’s British Basketball season with three successive wins including a weekend double.

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Mackey McKnight powers through with a scoring opportunity for the Sharks against Leeds. Picture: Chris Etchells

Report: DBL Sharks Sheffield 98 Leeds Force 71

DBL Sharks Sheffield put in a dominant performance to beat Yorkshire rivals Leeds Force 98-71 at EIS Sheffield on Friday night.

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Sheffield Sharks boss warns against complacency ahead of Leeds Force game

DBL Sharks Sheffield coach Atiba Lyons says his side won’t take anything for granted when they host Leeds tomorrow night.

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Chris Alexander was MVP for the Sharks against Surrey

Match report: DBL Sharks Sheffield 78 Surrey Scorchers 81

The DBL Sharks Sheffield fell to an agonising 78-81 defeat to Surrey Scorchers on the opening night of the 2017/18 British Basketball League season.

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Atiba Lyons

DBL Sharks Sheffield: Lyons hoping summer momentum carries into new season

The DBL Sharks Sheffield will be looking to hit the ground running in 2017/18 after a productive summer, says head coach Atiba Lyons.

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Moving to Florida: Georgia Gayle in action for Great Britain

Sheffield Hatters’ young GB star Georgia Gayle moves to Florida as new guard Jen Ashton moves in

Westfield Health Sheffield Hatters have lost their rising young star Georgia Gayle.

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Sharks coach Atiba Lyons

Early signings leave DBL Sharks Sheffield in good shape

DBL harks Sheffield head coach Atiba Lyons was pleased with his side’s progress after they despatched Manchester Giants at EIS Sheffield on Friday.

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Tony Wroblicky

DBL Sharks Sheffield 111 Manchester Giants 81

A free-scoring DBL Sharks Sheffield enjoyed a comfortable 111-81 victory over Manchester Giants at EIS Sheffield on Friday night in their second 2017/18 pre-season game.

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Team captain Mike Tuck

An injury-free season could end in silverware for Sheffield Sharks

DBL Sharks Sheffield captain Mike Tuck is buzzing with excitement ahead of the new BBL season.

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Colin Sing in action for the Sharks

Sheffield Sharks dealt killer blow by Colin Sing's shock departure

Long-serving forward Colin Sing is to leave Sheffield Sharks, dealing the club a major blow ahead of the new season.

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Team captain Mike Tuck

Sheffield Sharks hand new opportunity to Mike Tuck

DBL Sheffield Sharks have extended the contract of team captain Mike Tuck back for the 2017/18 season - and given him extra responsibilities.
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Sheffield Hatters' Georgia Gayle:  GB U20 captain

Georgia Gayle on her pride in leading GB U20s - and why Sheffield Hatters can bounce back

Fresh from leading GB Under-20s in matches in Hungary and Greece, and the European Championships in Israel, Westfield Health Sheffield Hatters’ young star Georgia Gayle talks to Grass Roots.

Editor Trevor Cook asked her to reflect on the GB experience - and look forward to the season with Hatters and her own future.

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Sheffield Sharks' head coach Atiba Lyons.

Sheffield Sharks new look could bring titles to the club

Personality and character will be the key to success for DBL Sheffield Sharks next season, says coach Atiba Lyons.

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Chris Alexander

American on point for Sheffield Sharks

DBL Sharks Sheffield have signed 6’3 American guard Chris Alexander.

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