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The Ireland U16 women suffered a 47-60 defeat to Slovakia in Classification 9th-12th at the FIBA U16 Women’s European Championship Division B in Sofia, Bulgaria.Ireland opened the game with an 8-0 scoring run in the first two minutes, with scores coming from Sarah Hickey, Kara McCleane and Hazel Finn. Slovakia slowly fought back at...


The Ireland Senior Women’s squad will travel to Estonia and Norway next week for a four-game series against the respective hosts.First up for the women in green will be a stop in Tallinn, Estonia where they will go head-to-head with the home side in two games on Tuesday, August 27th and Wednesday, August 28th. The squad will then fly on to Oslo, Norway...


The Ireland U16 women are in Sofia, Bulgaria this week ahead of the 2019 FIBA U16 Women’s European Championship Division B.Ireland has been drawn in a tough Group B alongside Austria, Belarus, Great Britain, Portugal and Albania.You can view the official event website here: http://www.fiba.basketball/europe/u16bwomen/2019 Ireland U16 Women...


The Ireland U16 women defeated Montenegro, 60-48, to advance to the Classification 9th-12th round at the FIBA U16 Women’s European Championship Division B in Sofia, Bulgaria.Ireland made the better start to the game, opening with an 8-0 scoring run with the help of Hazel Finn and Kara McCleane. Paris McCarthy and Sarah Hickey provided assists for...


The Board of Basketball Ireland invite questions and observations on the documents below in writing. These should be submitted to consultation@basketballireland.ie not later than September 30th.Should a club, an Area Board or a Committee desire a meeting with members of the Steering Committee to discuss these documents please send a request to the...


NOTICE RE: ELECTION OF DIRECTORS TO THE BOARD OF BASKETBALL IRELAND – SEPTEMBER 2019Three nominations have been received to fill the two vacancies on the Board caused by the retirement of two Directors namely Frank Ryan (ineligible to be re-elected) and Paul McDevitt (eligible). The validated nominees are:Donohoe, Jeanne:Basketball...


The new Basketball Ireland’s Coaching Licence application process is now officially open and you can find a guide on the simple application process below. A coaching Licence is compulsory for any coach wishing to coach a team in Basketball Ireland Competitions of any level.For frequently asked questions about the application process you can...

NOTIFICATION OF THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Thursday 22nd August, 2019



NOTIFICATION OF THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF BASKETBALL IRELAND.on Saturday 7th September 2019 in the Maldron Hotel Newlands CrossCommencing at 11.00 a.m.(sharp): ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE IRISH BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION LIMITED t/a BASKETBALL IRELAND (THE “COMPANY”)OPENING OF THE MEETING BY THE CHAIRPERSONMINUTES OF 2018 A.G.M....


The Ireland U16 women face Montenegro at 4:15pm Irish time, tomorrow, August 22nd, 2019 in the first round of classification games at the FIBA U16 Women’s European Championship in Sofia, Bulgaria. Ireland are in the 9th-16th classification group.Ireland come into the game after finishing third in their group, with three wins and two losses. They...


The Ireland U16 women defeated Belarus 67-59 in their final group game at the FIBA U16 Women’s European Championships in Sofia. To guarantee a place in the quarter final, Ireland needed to win the game by twelve points or more.The first quarter saw both teams start evenly, picking up scores off fast breaks and putting in good defensive efforts in the...


The Ireland U16 women lost out to Great Britain in a crucial pool game at the European Championships in Sofia.Both teams made an explosive start to the game with Great Britain asserting their dominance on the boards early. Ireland captain Hazel Finn controlled the play for Ireland as she set up and made scores to give her side the lead. Great Britain were led by...


The Ireland U16 women’s team face Great Britain in their fourth pool game, tomorrow, 19th August 2019 at 6:30pm Irish time at the FIBA U16 Women’s European Championships Division B in Sofia, Bulgaria.Ireland come into the game with a record of two wins and one loss, defeating Austria and Albania while suffering a heart breaking last second...


Ireland U16 women narrowly lost out to Portugal, 67-68, after a last second layup in the third group game at the FIBA U16 Women’s European Championships Division B.Ireland got off to a fast start, as they raced into a fourteen-point lead midway through the first quarter thanks to scores from captain Hazel Finn, who sat out yesterday’s win over...


The Ireland U16 men are in Podgorica, Montenegro competing at the 2019 FIBA U16 Men's European Championship Division B. Ireland have been drawn in Group B with Georgia, The Netherlands, Czech Republic, Portugal and Cyprus.You can visit the official event website here: www.fiba.basketball/europe/u16b/2019Ireland U16 Men's results at FIBA...


In Montenegro, Ireland U16 men lost out to Iceland 67-75 and finish in 16th place at the 2019 U16 Men’s European Championships Division B.It was a poor start for Ireland, they struggled to deal with Iceland’s full court pressure which forced turnovers and allowed some easy scores. It was nearly 6 minutes in before ND Okafor got Ireland off the...


The Ireland U16 Women claimed a comprehensive 106-37 victory over Albania in their second group game at the FIBA U16 Women’s European Championships Division B.Ireland started the better of the two teams, building a substantial lead on their Albanian counterparts, scoring sixteen points without reply to begin the game. Ireland were without their...


In Montenegro, Ireland U16 men lost out to Finland 64-83 in their 12th – 16th classification game of the 2019 U16 Men’s European Championships Division B.ND Okafor had another near triple double for Ireland finishing with 19 points, 13 rebounds and 7 blocked shots in Ireland’s standout performance but it was not meant to be for this team...


The Ireland Under 16 women emerged victorious from their first game at the FIBA U16 Women’s European Championships, defeating Austria 61-51. Both teams started at a fast pace with Austria making the first couple of scores. Ireland soon replied with baskets from Paris McCarthy, Hazel Finn and Michelle Ugwah. Ireland forced Austria to commit...


In Montenegro, Ireland U16 men lost out to Sweden 74-82 in their first classification game of the 2019 U16 Men’s European Championships Division B.ND Okafor had a near triple double for Ireland finishing with 23 points,18 rebounds and 6 blocked shots in a standout performance but it was not enough to get them over the line.In a cagey start to the game,...


In Montenegro, Ireland U16 finished fourth in their group at the 2019 U16 Men’s European Championships Division B and will face Sweden Thursday in their first classification game in the 9th – 16th bracket.Ireland will be looking to build on their very positive performance against the Netherlands on Tuesday. Ireland are not a one man show with...