Basketball

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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Mixed results for Limerick sides in Basketball

By Jack Neville / October 1, 2018 / 0 Comments

In the Basketball Ireland, Men’s Division 1, the UL Sports Eagles got their first win of the season under their belts, with a big derby win over neighbours LIT. A 34-point display from American Tarchee Brown helped the visitors into a 37-45 point lead at half time, and they didn’t look back from there, driving…

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