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British basketball’s big funding crisis

British basketball is going through a defining phase just now, with a ‘funding crisis’ leading many to believe that Great British teams are on the verge of extinction at national level.

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Keiron Achara faces off with Keith Bunyan, a man he says is his mentor

Kieron Achara reaches Great British basketball century

Former Falkirk Fury star Kieron Achara made his 100th appearance for Great Britain on Friday - or so he thought.

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16-02-2018. Picture Michael Gillen.GRANGEMOUTH. Grangemouth Sports Complex. Sony Centre Fury v Pleasance Basketball Club. Jordan Ferguson 11.

Falkirk Fury pair enjoying America trip

Two of Sony Centre Fury’s top juniors – Jordan Ferguson and Kieran Allan – are currently in North America after being selected for the International New England Colonials team.

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Mitchell Stirling of the Sony Centre Fury

Falkirk Fury players go international

Eight of Sony Centre Fury’s players have been chosen to compete at international level this summer.

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Falkirk Fury v Glasgow Rocks. Kieron Achara. Picture Michael Gillen.

No tattoo for Achara but plans for a lasting basketball legacy from Commonwealth Games

Kieron Achara won’t be getting a Commonwealth Games tattoo to match his Olympic ink – despite Scotland’s best ever basketball finish.

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Kieron Achara has captained Scotland to the basketball semi-finals (pic by JSHPIX.CO)

Aussies stand between Falkirk four and a Commonwealth medal

The Scottish basketball team, featuring four former Falkirk Fury players, will take on hosts Australia on Saturday with a place in the final at stake.

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Fury trained players called up to the Games in the Gold Coast -  Fraser Malcolm (top) Ali Fraser (bottom) Jonny Bunyan (right)  Kieron Achara (left)

CG2018: Falkirk basketballers see off England for Scotland

Scotland’s basketballers – with a distinctly Falkirk flavour dismantled England in their opening Commonwealth Games basketball match this morning.

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Fury trained players called up to the Games in the Gold Coast -  Fraser Malcolm (top) Ali Fraser (bottom) Jonny Bunyan (right)  Kieron Achara (left)

CG2018: Falkirk’s Fury four heavily involved for Scotland

Scotland Senior Men went two from two in their warm up games before the Commonwealth Games begin for them on Thursday with a match against England.

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Fury trained players called up to the Games in the Gold Coast -  Fraser Malcolm (top) Ali Fraser (bottom) Jonny Bunyan (right)  Kieron Achara (left)

Falkirk Fury send another basketball foursome to Commonwealth Games

Sony Centre Fury finished last year as Scottish basketball’s foremost club.

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Jordan Ferguson and Fury were beaten at the final hurdle. Pic by Gary Smith.

Fury’s 20 point comeback not enough

It was not until the final quarter that Fury’s Junior Men looked as though they could achieve a historical treble winning season. Down 20 points and well into the fourth quarter it looked game over, as it had done for most of the game for the Falkirk side.

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Three is magic number for Fury basketballers

Sony Centre Fury 81

Pleasance Edinburgh 67

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Fury look to Play-Offs after Championship loss

Sony Centre Fury have lost their Championship title after St. Mirren – who defeated them two weeks ago by a single point – defeated Boroughmuir Blaze by eight points in a 200 plus points game.

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Fury Under-18s at the double with league title

Sony Centre Fury juniors became double winning champions when they took the league title at the weekend.

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Fury land under-18 Scottish Cup

Sony Centre Fury 91 Perth Phoenix 66

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Fury just edged out in thriller by title rivals St Mirren

Sony Centre Fury fell 96-95 to title rivals St Mirren in a Scottish National Championship thriller at Grangemouth on Friday night.

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Adam Hammerschmidt has been a big player again this season for Sony Centre Fury. Picture Michael Gillen.

Fury bring 2017 to a close with a bang!

The build up to Christmas will see Fury play some big games at their new home in Grangemouth Sports Complex.

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Fury cup controversy

Sony Centre Falkirk Fury have conceded Edinburgh Kings deserved to win their Scottish Cup semi-final on Friday night – despite two scoring controversies.

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Fury Women's first half performance set up their win over Glasgow University.

Fury women ready to Rock after latest win

Fury’s Senior Women took advantage of a weakened Glasgow University side to go three wins and three losses for the season.

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Adam Hammerschmidt was top scorer for Fury.

Three is magic number again for on-form Fury

Sony Centre Fury remain joint top of the Scottish Senior Men Division 1 Championship with St Mirren after a 79-58 win over Glasgow University.

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Captain Keith Bunyan. Picture Michael Gillen.

‘Greatest ever’ win thrills Fury boss Bunyan with a comeback

A win that coach John Bunyan described as ‘one of the greatest in 26 seasons’ saw champions Fury come back from 17 down with six minutes to play to win by four.

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