GB look for net gains

Great Britain will play Israel in a two-legged EuroBasket match.

The first meeting will be held in Israel on September 3 with the rematch scheduled for September 13 at the Echo Arena in Liverpool.

Tickets, not yet on sale, will be available for £15 with concessions £10. For details go to www.theticketfactory.com or www.basketballgb.com. Register via register@news.theticketfactory.com

Maccabi Great Britain are sending their biggest-ever basketball delegation to next year’s 18th Maccabiah Games in Israel.

The basketball competition is one of the biggest and most prestigious tournaments at the games and the selectors are dedicated to finding the best talent from around Great Britain.

Trials for the men’s Open basketball team will be held in Leicester on June 29.

Anyone interested in attending triala must apply via website www.maccabigb.org. For more details contact the MGB office on 0208 457 2333 or email bevjones@maccabigb.org.

    Last updated: 2:08pm, June 6 2008