Basketball

Limerick Celtics star Sabhbh Edwards awarded basketball scholarship stateside

By Jack Neville / July 3, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick Celtics star Sabhbh Edwards has been awarded a scholarship to play her basketball in America next year. The Division One University of Akron Ohio have awarded Sabhbh a full scholarship starting in September 2020.  Sabhbh is the second Celtics player in 2019 to receive a full USA Scholarship with Eve Nealon heading to Philadelphia…

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Limerick pair named on Irish Squad for U18 European Basketball Chmapionship

By Jack Neville / May 17, 2019 / 0 Comments

Ireland U18 men’s head coach, Paul Kelleher, has today announced his final roster of 12 players who will go on to represent Ireland at this year’s FIBA U18 Men’s European Championship Division B in Romania. Speaking about the announcement, Coach Kelleher stated: “This has been maybe the most difficult decision that I have had to…

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Limerick Celtics take home two Glo Basket European Cup Titles

By Raffaele Rocca / April 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick Celtics take home two Glo Basket European Cup Titles During Easter week, in Catelonia, strains of The Fields of Athenry and ‘Olé Olé, Olé’ were to be heard at venues across the Costa Brava.  Why, you might ask? The answer, the participation of almost 100 Limerick Celtics Basketball Club players and parents at the 2019  Glo…

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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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