Basketball

WATCH: “I think it’s in a great place” | Basketball legend Jason Killeen on the status of the game in Limerick

By Benjamin Geary / October 12, 2021 /

Limerick native and Irish basketball legend Jason Killeen shared his goals for the future while also looking back on his impressive international career.

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Limerick Celtics unveil new signing Rafa Llopis Martinez

By Joe Saunders / September 13, 2021 /

Limerick Celtics have announced another new signing as Rafa LLopis Martinez joins up for the 2021/22 season. This comes after the promising Andre Woodford signing last week. The 28-year-old Spaniard is 6’5″ and a power forward, who previously played for Navarra. Speaking on the signing, all at the club are excited for Martinez to get…

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Limerick Celtics complete signing of Ohio native Andre Woodford

By Joe Saunders / September 7, 2021 /

Limerick Celtics have completed the signing of former St Francis University guard Andre Wolford for the upcoming 2021 – 2022 Men’s National League season. Andre played his college basketball for St Francis University (PA) and was one of the nations top three point shooters. Announcing the move, Andre has said that he’s looking forward to…

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Limerick Basketball trio set for FIBA U18 Men’s European Challengers

By Jack Neville / August 4, 2021 /

Limerick trio Ruairi Cronin, Reece Barry and Ajay Ryan-Walsh will represent Ireland at the tournament over the coming days. Cronin is a member of the Limerick Celtics club with the youngster set for a busy weekend as he is also part of the Limerick minor football squad who prepare for a Munster final on August…

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Three Limerick Basketball prospects make Ireland U18 squad for upcoming European competition

By Joe Saunders / June 22, 2021 / Comments Off on Three Limerick Basketball prospects make Ireland U18 squad for upcoming European competition

Ireland U18 men’s head coach Paul Kelleher has named his final squad for the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) European Challenge 2021, which will take place in Levice, Slovakia from August 3rd – 8th. Local Limerick lads Ajay Ryan Walsh (Limerick Lions) and Ruairi Cronin (Limerick Celtics) are among the five uncapped players selected. Reece Barry…

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BREAKING: Limerick Institute of Technology unveiled as new Basketball Ireland Centre of Excellence

By Joe Saunders / June 16, 2021 /

Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) has today been confirmed as a Basketball Ireland Centre of Excellence. The governing body for basketball in Ireland has announced LIT as the sixth Centre of Excellence. Speaking out on the announcement, President of LIT, Professor Vincent Cunnane said that they’re delighted to further develop the relationship with Basketball Ireland,…

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Limerick pair selected on Irish Women’s U20 Squad

By Jack Neville / May 31, 2021 /

Congratulations to Limerick Celtics Eve Nealon and Laura Stapleton on their selection to the Irish Under 20 Women’s team. Both Eve and Laura were selected for the upcoming FIBA Challenge games. The duo have played for Limerick Celtics from under 12’s up and attended Crescent College Comprehensive where they won the Under 16 National Schools…

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Decision on FIBA European Championships in Limerick to be made in May

By Jack Neville / March 22, 2021 /

UL is due to host the FIBA Men’s European Championship for Small Countries in Limerick in June 2021.

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Limerick Celtics and UL Huskies entrance fees for Division One reduced

By admin / July 14, 2020 /

Basketball Ireland confirmed this morning that participation fees for Division 1 teams have been reduced to €250 per club for the 2020/21 season. Limerick Celtics and UL Huskies will play in the Division 1 South Conference this season, following the new Conference format that was also announced this morning. The four teams filling the Celtics’…

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Limerick Basketball Clubs learn their conference fate as draws made

By Jack Neville / July 8, 2020 /

The MNCC has confirmed which teams will compete in each of the Men’s Super League and Division One Conferences, with four new sides also joining Division 1 next season. Limerick clubs, Limerick Celtics and Limerick Sport Eagles will compete in the The Division 1 South Conference. They will be joined by two Killarney clubs, Scott’s Lakers…

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