Basketball

Limerick Celtics and UL Huskies entrance fees for Division One reduced

By Matthew Hayes / 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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Rescheduled dates for European Basketball Championships in UL confirmed

By Jack Neville / June 17, 2020 /

New dates for the Men’s European Championship for Small Countries, due to be held in Limerick have been confirmed. The 2020 tournament, which was postponed in April because of the Covid-19 pandemic, will now take place from June 28th to July 3rd 2021 at the University of Limerick. The board of FIBA Europe has also confirmed the…

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Limerick Celtics duo to begin basketball scholarships stateside later this year

By Jack Neville / May 20, 2020 /

Limerick Celtics duo Sabhdh Edwards and Eve Nealon will begin their Basketball scholarships in America later this year after they were both awarded with the delas in 2019. Edwards is headed for Akron, Ohio while Nealon is headed for Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania. The Division One University of Akron Ohio have awarded Sabhbh a full…

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Three Limerick players selected as Basketball Ireland All Stars announced

By Jack Neville / April 10, 2020 /

The 2019/20 Basketball Ireland National League All Stars have been announced today. Three Limerick players were nominated to All Star teams. Those were Kevin Oberweiser (Limerick Celtics) who was selected on the Basketball Ireland Men’s 1st Division All Star First Team and Reece Dupler (Limerick Sport Eagles) who was nominated to the second team. Kendall…

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FIBA European Championship for Small Countries postponed

By Jack Neville / April 8, 2020 /

The senior men’s and women’s FIBA European Championship for Small Countries – due to be held in June 2020 – have been provisionally postponed until 2021. The University of Limerick, which was set to host this summer’s event will hold the rights for the competition in 2021. Ireland was due to compete in both the men’s and…

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Double Success for Limerick Celtics in Cork Cup

By Jack Neville / March 9, 2020 /

Limerick Celtics celebrated double Cork Cup Wins this weekend when they won both the Under 13 and Under 12 Cork Cup Finals in dramatic style in Neptune Stadium. The Under 13 girls rallied back from a six points deficit in a thrilling game on Saturday against Mallow to win the game by 1 point in …

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Five wins in a row for Limerick Celtics

By Raffaele Rocca / February 18, 2020 /

Limerick Celtics mens team made it five wins in a row with a 98 to 80 win over Waterford IT Vikings in Waterford on Sunday. It was basket for basket for three quarters of this fast paced game before the Limerick side got their noses in front and never looked back to take the vital…

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Limerick Celtics Underage sides make history in Cork

By Ronan Coughlan / December 16, 2019 /

Limerick Celtics made history last weekend when they took three Cork Boys Cups home from the Parochial Hall on Saturday. It was a nail-biting one-point game at the final buzzer in the Under 12 Cork Cup win for the Celtics over Blue Demons that kicked things off in capturing their first trophy of the afternoon.…

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Limerick Celtics seal brilliant away win in Sligo

By Ronan Coughlan / December 9, 2019 /

The Limerick Celtics Men’s team travelled to Sligo yesterday where they faced the Ej Sligo All-Stars in a thrilling, high scoring battle in the National League. Sligo led early on, but a huge push from the Celtics in the fourth quarter – thanks to a stunning 53 point game from Kevin Oberweiser – saw them…

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