Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Giants Boss Keeps Hold of Skipper on a New Deal

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Giants Boss Keeps Hold of Skipper on a New Deal

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NEW Manchester Giants coach Danny Byrne has made his first signing by securing club captain Callum Jones on a new two-year contract.

Byrne replaces former player coach Yorick Williams going into the 2017/18 BBL season.

And he has got his recruitment under way in a positive fashion by landing reigning club MVP Jones on an extended deal.

Jones, 31, has been with the Giants since the club returned to the BBL in 2012 and was a lead performer last season, earning a place in the BBL All-Star British Team of the Year.

He said: "I'm really happy to have signed. This is a club I've been with for five seasons now, it's my home club, obviously there's a lot of work to be done to improve on last season, but Manchester is my home and I'm happy to be re-signed here. …

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