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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…

Euro Basketball Champions Invited Back for 2018 Tournament

Euro Basketball Champions Invited Back for 2018 Tournament

In the continuing parade of victorious basketball teams over the years, one will stand out in the memories of the party which flew to Spain last month to compete in a long established tournament there. Even though weeks have passed since, there is still a feeling of ‘Did we really do That’ about the magicRead more…

St. Mary’s Basketball Club Awards Night

St. Mary’s Basketball Club Awards Night

St. Mary’s Basketball Club held its annual awards ceremony at the River Island Hotel on Wednesday night. The event was co-hosted by club PRO Liz Galwey and Paudie Fleming with close to 200 in attendance. It was a hugely successful year for the Castleisland club with both league and cup wins in U-12, U-14, U-16,Read more…

All Welcome to Community College 30th Celebrations

All Welcome to Community College 30th Celebrations

Castleisland Community College will put the final touch to its 30th anniversary 1987 – 2017 celebrations on Friday evening May 19th. It was decided earlier this year to mark the occasion of the establishment of the college in its present location in 1987 by holding three events to celebrate the three decades at Tonbwee. TractorRead more…

KDYS/An Garda Síochána Basketball Blitz

KDYS/An Garda Síochána Basketball Blitz

 The Kerry Diocesan Youth Service in partnership with An Garda Síochána held their ninth annual basketball blitz at Castleisland Community Centre on Good Friday. The event was organised by Helena Falvey, Youth Justice Worker with the KDYS and Garda Liz Twomey, Castleisland Garda Station. The event attracted over 100 young people who took part inRead more…

St. Mary’s U-16 Girls Bring First International Title Home

St. Mary’s U-16 Girls Bring First International Title Home

St. Mary’s Basketball Club’s U-16 girls made the long journey last week to Malgrat de Mar in Barcelona to take part in the 32nd annual Tomas Sola tournament. They also made history by winning it – and the first ever international title for the club in its many illustrious years in existence. Report by LizRead more…

St. Mary’s Club Go Gate Collecting as U-16 Girls Go to Play in Spain

St. Mary’s Club Go Gate Collecting as U-16 Girls Go to Play in Spain

St. Mary’s Basketball Club will hold its annual church gate collection at all masses over this Easter weekend. U-16 Girls off to Sunny Spain Meanwhile, the club’s U-16 girls and coaches, Aoife Nolan and Conor Brosnan are bound for the Mediterranean coast of Spain to represent the club in a long running tournament there. ByRead more…