Category Archives: St. Mary’s Basketball Club

Maree Too Strong for Team Tom McCarthy’s

Maree Too Strong for Team Tom McCarthy’s

Team Tom McCarthy’s suffered a loss on the road at the weekend when their opponents, Maree, proved to be by far the stronger side. By Liz Galwey, PRO The Castleisland side had expected it to be a game which would challenge them as the Galway team has some high profile players and the Kerry side… 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…

The First Blitz: A Tribute to ‘The Duke’ by ‘The Legend’

The First Blitz: A Tribute to ‘The Duke’ by ‘The Legend’

In my early childhood years I was practically a feral child. My days were spent either on the bank of the River Maine with my fishing rod or out at the crack of dawn snaring rabbits. By Mikie O’Connor I loved being free in the countryside and I loved nature. After the Intermediate Exam Results… 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 team… Read 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 Scorer… Read more…

St. Mary’s Set the Pace in Women’s National Intermediate Cup

St. Mary’s Set the Pace in Women’s National Intermediate Cup

St. Mary’s Ladies Basketball team treated their supporters to an awesome display of control and skill when they defeated Ballincollig on a scoreline of 67-35 in the Hula Hoops Women’s National Intermediate Cup game at Castleisland Community Centre on Sunday afternoon from 3.45pm. St. Mary’s came out of the traps much quicker with a three… Read more…

Annual Call for Christmas Blitz Players and Participants

Annual Call for Christmas Blitz Players and Participants

Anybody wishing to play or enter a team in this year’s St. Mary’s Basketball Club Christmas Blitz should contact Tournament Director, Donal O’Connor at 087 69 84 941; Secretary, Reidín O’Loughlin on 087 90 07 690 or Gerard Murphy at 066 71 41 326. The Blitz, now in its 47th year, will be held from… Read more…

St. Mary’s Christmas Blitz 46 Years and Counting !

St. Mary’s Christmas Blitz 46 Years and Counting !

Forty six years on and still going strong, St. Mary’s Basketball Club announced details of its annual, Christmas Blitz at a launch at the River Island Hotel in Castleisland at the weekend. The Blitz is recognised by Basketball Ireland as one of the biggest of its kind in this country. “This year 23 competitions and… Read more…

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Category Archives: St. Mary’s Basketball Club

Maree Too Strong for Team Tom McCarthy’s

Maree Too Strong for Team Tom McCarthy’s

Team Tom McCarthy’s suffered a loss on the road at the weekend when their opponents, Maree, proved to be by far the stronger side. By Liz Galwey, PRO The Castleisland side had expected it to be a game which would challenge them as the Galway team has some high profile players and the Kerry side… 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…

The First Blitz: A Tribute to ‘The Duke’ by ‘The Legend’

The First Blitz: A Tribute to ‘The Duke’ by ‘The Legend’

In my early childhood years I was practically a feral child. My days were spent either on the bank of the River Maine with my fishing rod or out at the crack of dawn snaring rabbits. By Mikie O’Connor I loved being free in the countryside and I loved nature. After the Intermediate Exam Results… 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 team… Read 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 Scorer… Read more…

St. Mary’s Set the Pace in Women’s National Intermediate Cup

St. Mary’s Set the Pace in Women’s National Intermediate Cup

St. Mary’s Ladies Basketball team treated their supporters to an awesome display of control and skill when they defeated Ballincollig on a scoreline of 67-35 in the Hula Hoops Women’s National Intermediate Cup game at Castleisland Community Centre on Sunday afternoon from 3.45pm. St. Mary’s came out of the traps much quicker with a three… Read more…

Annual Call for Christmas Blitz Players and Participants

Annual Call for Christmas Blitz Players and Participants

Anybody wishing to play or enter a team in this year’s St. Mary’s Basketball Club Christmas Blitz should contact Tournament Director, Donal O’Connor at 087 69 84 941; Secretary, Reidín O’Loughlin on 087 90 07 690 or Gerard Murphy at 066 71 41 326. The Blitz, now in its 47th year, will be held from… Read more…

St. Mary’s Christmas Blitz 46 Years and Counting !

St. Mary’s Christmas Blitz 46 Years and Counting !

Forty six years on and still going strong, St. Mary’s Basketball Club announced details of its annual, Christmas Blitz at a launch at the River Island Hotel in Castleisland at the weekend. The Blitz is recognised by Basketball Ireland as one of the biggest of its kind in this country. “This year 23 competitions and… Read more…

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