Young Basketball League Winners Collect Well Earned Medals

Young Basketball League Winners Collect Well Earned Medals

Although the new season is on the way, three St. Mary’s basketball club teams were presented with Kerry Area Board medals during the week. All three teams had been winners of their respective leagues last season. U-12 Division One Girls The U-12 Division one girls had the honour of being the first team in our…

St. Patrick’s Progress to All-Ireland U-19 ‘A’ Cup Semi Finals

St. Patrick’s Progress to All-Ireland U-19 ‘A’ Cup Semi Finals

The St. Patrick’s Secondary School, Castleisland U-19 basketball team has reached the semi-finals of the All- Ireland U-19 ‘A’ Cup competition. This has been a fantastic journey for the team and it’s the first time in the school’s history that a basketball team has reached the semi-finals of the U-19 cup competition in the ‘A’…

Traditional ‘Round the Town’ Treatment for Basketball Heroines

Traditional ‘Round the Town’ Treatment for Basketball Heroines

The age old ritual of basketball teams returning to Castleisland in triumph opened a brand new chapter on Sunday evening. This time because the St. Mary’s U-14 Girls came home with the All Ireland ‘A’ Club Championship title. Then, following a well set pattern, cup bearing, medal wearing champions are paraded up and down Main…

St. Mary’s Boys and Girls Do the Club Proud

St. Mary’s Boys and Girls Do the Club Proud

St. Mary’s U-14 boys and girls competed in the All-Ireland club championships last weekend and both teams did the club proud. Report by Bríd Kenny The club committee would like to thank coaching team members: Maurice Casey and Denise Dunlea, Michael Broderick and Denny Porter for all they have done over the past year. They…

St. Mary’s Girls Flying the Flag

St. Mary’s Girls Flying the Flag

The most prestigious weekend of the basketball calendar The All Ireland Club Championships for U-14 and U-16 boys and girls took place over eight venues all over Ireland this weekend. Joanne Downey Reports: St Marys were very proud to again have four out of eight teams representing Kerry in these competitions. Our U-14 boys travelled…

All- Ireland glory for Castleisland Community College

All- Ireland glory for Castleisland Community College

Castleisland Community College U14A  girls basketball team travelled to Tallaght on Wednesday for the final of the  All Ireland Schools Cup. After a scoreless first quarter, Castleisland CC finished the game with 40 points and the cup for 2014 as they proved too much for Presentation Thurles who ended up with just 26points. The Castleisland school team was led…