Category Archives: Basketball

Team Tom McCarthy’s St. Mary’s Announce Season Schedule

Team Tom McCarthy’s St. Mary’s Announce Season Schedule

St. Mary’s Basketball Club has announced details of the upcoming Ladies National League schedule for the months ahead. The first game of the season will be away when the squad will meet Portlaoise Panthers in Portlaoise on September 28th with tip of set for 7pm. Another Road Trip Another road trip beckons the following week… Read more…

A Win on the Road for Team Tom McCarthy’s

A Win on the Road for Team Tom McCarthy’s

Team Tom McCarthy’s took a win on the road at the weekend when they overcame Northern conference table toppers Trinity Meteors. St. Mary’s took an early lead through scores from Lorraine Scanlon, Denise Dunlea, Mary Herlihy and new signing Mia Hopkins. By Liz Galwey PRO Meteors secured two late threes from Rebecca Roberio at the… Read more…

St. Mary’s Basketball Club AGM

St. Mary’s Basketball Club AGM

The following officers were elected at the AGM of St. Mary’s Basketball Club on Monday night. President: Fr. Noel Spring; Chairman: Eamon Egan; Vice chairman: Maurice Casey; Senior Secretary: Fiona O’Connor; Registrations and assistant secretary: Reidín O’Loughlin; Juvenile secretary: Jennifer Ahern; Treasurers: Donal O’Connor, Síle Kenny,  Angela O’Donoghue, Bríd Kenny, Reidín O’Loughlin and Nelius Lyons;… Read more…

St. Mary’s Announce Return to National Basketball League

St. Mary’s Announce Return to National Basketball League

There is more good news for Kerry basketball this week as St. Mary’s Basketball Club has announced that its ladies team will take part in the division one national league over the coming season. It was in the 2015/16 season that the club last competed at this level but having won the NICC Cup final… Read more…

A Weekend of Basketball Awards and Big Announcements

A Weekend of Basketball Awards and Big Announcements

St. Mary’s Basketball Club has announced that St. Mary’s ladies senior team will compete in the National League Division One competition over the coming season. This means that big time basketball will return to Castleisland and to the local community centre over the winter months. That will be very welcome news for the legion of… Read more…

Heroic Efforts from Team and Coaches Secures Blitz Title for ‘The Boys’

Heroic Efforts from Team and Coaches Secures Blitz Title for ‘The Boys’

The annual St Anne’s National School Basketball Blitz took place on Sunday in Farranfore. Castleisland Boys’ National School Senior team was drawn against St Anne’s Bulls in the first game. The whole team from Naomh Chárthaigh took to the floor and put in a great performance to beat ‘The Bulls’ on a score line of… Read more…

Recruiting for 10th KDYS/An Garda Basketball Blitz

Recruiting for 10th KDYS/An Garda Basketball Blitz

The Kerry Diocesan Youth Service, in partnership with An Garda Síochána, is on a recruitment drive ahead of its annual Good Friday Basketball Blitz. This will be the 10th year of the Blitz. The event will be held in Castleisland Community Centre. Applications are invited from teams from the Castleisland area interested in taking part.… Read more…

The Late Jamie Lyons, Main Street and O’Connell Demesne, Castleisland

The Late Jamie Lyons, Main Street and O’Connell Demesne, Castleisland

The death has occurred of Jamie Lyons, H.S.E. Paramedic, Kerry University Hospital, O’Connell Demesne, Castleisland, Co. Kerry and late of 113 Main St., Castleisland. February 27th 2018. Peacefully, after a short illness bravely borne, in the presence of his loving family at the Mercy Hospital Cork. Predeceased by his parents WIllie and Mai and brother… Read more…

St. Mary’s Basketball Club News

St. Mary’s Basketball Club News

U-12 Girls Division One Cup St. Mary’s and Team Kerry Bobcats went head to head in the U-12 girls division one cup final on Sunday. By Liz Galwey, PRO. Bobcats took an early lead with Katie Collins netting three baskets and Jill Quirke another. With just 1.27 remaining in the third quarter the Ballymac side… Read more…

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Category Archives: Basketball

Team Tom McCarthy’s St. Mary’s Announce Season Schedule

Team Tom McCarthy’s St. Mary’s Announce Season Schedule

St. Mary’s Basketball Club has announced details of the upcoming Ladies National League schedule for the months ahead. The first game of the season will be away when the squad will meet Portlaoise Panthers in Portlaoise on September 28th with tip of set for 7pm. Another Road Trip Another road trip beckons the following week… Read more…

A Win on the Road for Team Tom McCarthy’s

A Win on the Road for Team Tom McCarthy’s

Team Tom McCarthy’s took a win on the road at the weekend when they overcame Northern conference table toppers Trinity Meteors. St. Mary’s took an early lead through scores from Lorraine Scanlon, Denise Dunlea, Mary Herlihy and new signing Mia Hopkins. By Liz Galwey PRO Meteors secured two late threes from Rebecca Roberio at the… Read more…

St. Mary’s Basketball Club AGM

St. Mary’s Basketball Club AGM

The following officers were elected at the AGM of St. Mary’s Basketball Club on Monday night. President: Fr. Noel Spring; Chairman: Eamon Egan; Vice chairman: Maurice Casey; Senior Secretary: Fiona O’Connor; Registrations and assistant secretary: Reidín O’Loughlin; Juvenile secretary: Jennifer Ahern; Treasurers: Donal O’Connor, Síle Kenny,  Angela O’Donoghue, Bríd Kenny, Reidín O’Loughlin and Nelius Lyons;… Read more…

St. Mary’s Announce Return to National Basketball League

St. Mary’s Announce Return to National Basketball League

There is more good news for Kerry basketball this week as St. Mary’s Basketball Club has announced that its ladies team will take part in the division one national league over the coming season. It was in the 2015/16 season that the club last competed at this level but having won the NICC Cup final… Read more…

A Weekend of Basketball Awards and Big Announcements

A Weekend of Basketball Awards and Big Announcements

St. Mary’s Basketball Club has announced that St. Mary’s ladies senior team will compete in the National League Division One competition over the coming season. This means that big time basketball will return to Castleisland and to the local community centre over the winter months. That will be very welcome news for the legion of… Read more…

Heroic Efforts from Team and Coaches Secures Blitz Title for ‘The Boys’

Heroic Efforts from Team and Coaches Secures Blitz Title for ‘The Boys’

The annual St Anne’s National School Basketball Blitz took place on Sunday in Farranfore. Castleisland Boys’ National School Senior team was drawn against St Anne’s Bulls in the first game. The whole team from Naomh Chárthaigh took to the floor and put in a great performance to beat ‘The Bulls’ on a score line of… Read more…

Recruiting for 10th KDYS/An Garda Basketball Blitz

Recruiting for 10th KDYS/An Garda Basketball Blitz

The Kerry Diocesan Youth Service, in partnership with An Garda Síochána, is on a recruitment drive ahead of its annual Good Friday Basketball Blitz. This will be the 10th year of the Blitz. The event will be held in Castleisland Community Centre. Applications are invited from teams from the Castleisland area interested in taking part.… Read more…

The Late Jamie Lyons, Main Street and O’Connell Demesne, Castleisland

The Late Jamie Lyons, Main Street and O’Connell Demesne, Castleisland

The death has occurred of Jamie Lyons, H.S.E. Paramedic, Kerry University Hospital, O’Connell Demesne, Castleisland, Co. Kerry and late of 113 Main St., Castleisland. February 27th 2018. Peacefully, after a short illness bravely borne, in the presence of his loving family at the Mercy Hospital Cork. Predeceased by his parents WIllie and Mai and brother… Read more…

St. Mary’s Basketball Club News

St. Mary’s Basketball Club News

U-12 Girls Division One Cup St. Mary’s and Team Kerry Bobcats went head to head in the U-12 girls division one cup final on Sunday. By Liz Galwey, PRO. Bobcats took an early lead with Katie Collins netting three baskets and Jill Quirke another. With just 1.27 remaining in the third quarter the Ballymac side… Read more…

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