Basketball

Limerick Celtics win their 5th Cork Cup Title this season

By Jack Neville / April 10, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick Celtics under 14 girls beat Brunell in the under 14 Division One Cup Final in a high intensity and fast paced Cup final in front of a large attendance last Saturday in the Parochial Hall Cork. This was Celtics fifth cup win this season in the highly competitive Cork Division One Competitions this season…

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UL retain Division B Men’s Intervarsities title

By Jack Neville / April 8, 2019 / 0 Comments

UL retained their men’s Division B Intervarsities title in style yesterday afternoon with a 69-87 point win over Maynooth University in the final. A stunning 37-point display from Maynooth’s Paddy Sullivan just wasn’t enough in the face of a deep and well-drilled UL team, with Dylan Corkery, Keelan Crowe, Finn Hughes and Diarmuid O’Shea some…

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Further hoop success for Colaiste Ide agus Iosef

By Raffaele Rocca / March 26, 2019 / 0 Comments

Colaiste Ide agus Iosef, Abbeyfeale have made it a clean sweep of regional basketball titles claiming both the first and second year boys’ tournaments last week. The Abbeyfeale second years avenged an early season defeat by beating Mungret Community College 33-20 in their final. Captained by Eli Fitzgerald the team were involved in an epic…

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Celtics’ Eve Nealon receives basketball scholarship from Hill High School in America

By Jack Neville / March 25, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick Celtics are delighted to announce that Eve Nealon has just been offered a full academic scholarship by the Hill High School for the 2019 to 2020 season. Celtics are delighted for Eve and wish her the very best of luck in what promises to be another chapter of her outstanding basketball career. Eve has…

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Young Celtics side lose out in National Shield Final

By Jack Neville / March 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick Celtics National league ladies finished off their first season in National league with some very impressive performances in the National basketball arena yesterday. The ladies reached the National Shield Final but lost out to Swords Thunder on a 56 to 49 score line. Celtics had put in a super semi-final performance to advance to…

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Abbeyfeale U-19s basketball team bid for All-Ireland glory

By John Keogh / February 19, 2019 / 0 Comments

For the second year running, Colaiste Ide agus Iosef in Abbeyfeale have made the All-Ireland League Under 19 Basketball final. Next Tuesday (Feb 26), the boys from the Community College in Abbeyfeale will take to the court against St Andrews College from South County Dublin. The final, which takes place in the National Basketball arena…

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Limerick Celtics win All Ireland Under 18 Girls Shield Final

By Raffaele Rocca / February 4, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick Celtics overcame Oblates Dublin on Sunday to take the All Ireland Under 18 Girls Shield back to Limerick for the first time. Celtics opened strong with scores from Henar Colino and Sabhbh Edwards Murphy. Some excellent defense pressure by Laura Stapleton, Aoife Morrissey and Lauren Walsh resulted in some excellent steals and the Limerick  increased…

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Shield Final for Celtics at National Basketball Arena this Sunday

By John Keogh / January 28, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick Celtics take on Oblates Dublin next Sunday in the National Basketball Arena in the All-Ireland Under 18 Girls Shield Final at 12 noon. Celtics had a three point win over Dublin side Meteors in the All-Ireland semi final in a game that went all the way to the final whistle. Oblates will be a…

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Disappointment for Limerick Basketball teams over weekend

By Jack Neville / January 7, 2019 / 0 Comments

There was three defeats from three for the Limerick basketball teams over the weekend in the Mens Division One National League. Limerick Celtics hosted DBS Eanna in St Munchins College but were beaten well by their opponents 90-58, with the visitors having three players score double digit points. This kept up their remarkable 100% record…

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UL Sport Eagles take on Fr Matthews at UL Arena

By Raffaele Rocca / October 10, 2018 / 0 Comments

National League Basketball preview This Saturday UL Sport Eagles will face off against Fr Mathews of Cork in a mid-table clash. Eagles will be looking to get back on track this weekend after a subpar performance last week. Coach Matt Hall said “I’m confident we will see a different level of performance this Saturday and…

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