Category Archives: Basketball

St. Mary’s Release Details of 48th Annual ‘Christmas Blitz’

St. Mary’s Release Details of 48th Annual ‘Christmas Blitz’

St. Mary’s Basketball Club is ready for the tip-off of its 48th annual ‘Christmas Blitz’ on St. Stephen’s Day. The much anticipated programme hit the shelves on Wednesday, December 6th. Club Chairman, Maurice Casey says that this year saw an increase in entries and that players are being attracted to the event in huge numbers.Read more…

St. Mary’s Basketball Club News

St. Mary’s Basketball Club News

U-18 Boys Division 1 St. Mary’s V KCYMS in Castleisland Community Centre. St. Mary’s U-18 boys started strong and took a 13 points to four lead early on but this was short lived as Killorglin side KCYMS regrouped during a timeout and came out focused and on track denying the home side any opportunity toRead more…

Thrillers and High Scoring Games the Order for St. Mary’s

Thrillers and High Scoring Games the Order for St. Mary’s

U-12 Boys Division 1 St. Mary’s v KCYMS – A Thriller  A thriller of a game took place in Castleisland on Wednesday of last week between St. Mary’s and KCYMS U-12 Boys Division One. By Liz Galwey, PRO. The home team had a strong opening quarter; they were accurate and consistent with both Killian DennehyRead more…

St. Mary’s U-12 Girls Defeat Visiting Caherciveen

St. Mary’s U-12 Girls Defeat Visiting Caherciveen

Caherciveen made the long trip to Castleisland on the first Saturday evening of old time to contest this U-12 girls’ game. By Liz Galwey, PRO The home side got off to a strong start with three consecutive scores from Amy McCarthy and another from Amy Curtin while Caherciveen’s Ciara Daly was the sole scorer forRead more…

Big win for St. Mary’s U-14 Boys in Division 3

Big win for St. Mary’s U-14 Boys in Division 3

St. Mary’s U-14 Boys had a comprehensive win over opponents St. Paul’s in their home game at the weekend. The Castleisland boys gave a spectacular performance showing confidence and skill throughout the game. By Liz Galwey, PRO Steals and fast breaks saw them take an 18 point to two lead at the end of theRead more…

Basketball: Big Cup Game on Sunday and Other News

Basketball: Big Cup Game on Sunday and Other News

Division One Men St. Mary’s Basketball Club’s Division One men had a close encounter with St. Paul’s at Castleisland Community Centre on Sunday. By PRO: Liz Galwey The game was a cracker and came down to the wire but unfortunately it was the visitors who took the win by four points in the dying minutes.Read more…

St. Mary’s Basketball Club News

St. Mary’s Basketball Club News

St. Mary’s Progress in U-20 Cup St. Mary’s U-20 men have been successful in their preliminary round of the national cup having had a 10 point win over Killester at the weekend. By PRO, Liz Galwey The opening 10 minutes was close, Killester opened the scoring and went four points ahead before the home teamRead more…

New Season, New Coach for St. Mary’s

New Season, New Coach for St. Mary’s

As the 2017/18 basketball season gets underway, St. Mary’s Basketball Club has announced a new appointment to its coaching panel. Liam Culloty is to take over as head coach for the U-18 and U-20 girls and the senior ladies. “The club has made the decision not to enter the division one national league but insteadRead more…

St. Mary’s Basketball Club Trials on Wednesday

St. Mary’s Basketball Club Trials on Wednesday

St. Mary’s Basketball Club trials for U-12 boys will be held on Wednesday evening, September 6th in Castleisland Community Centre from 5pm to 6pm. Boys born in 2006/07 are invited to attend. Please bring €3 and a bottle of water. Club Registration Night Club registration for the 2017/18 season will take place on Friday, SeptemberRead more…

Paudie Retraces his 2006 Team Steps as 2017 Assistant Coach

Paudie Retraces his 2006 Team Steps as 2017 Assistant Coach

In 2006, St. Mary’s Basketball Club member, Paudie Fleming had the honour of playing for his country in the European championships when he lined out with the Irish U-16 team. In preparation for the championships Ireland played England twice over a weekend, both games were hosted by the St. Mary’s club in Castleisland. Top ScorerRead more…