Unique Pres Castleisland Team and Coach Honoured in Virtual Celebration

Unique Pres Castleisland Team and Coach Honoured in Virtual Celebration

On Friday, Presentation Secondary School, Castleisland held a virtual celebration to acknowledge the achievement of the school’s U-15 girls basketball team. The coronavirus pandemic wreaked havoc with the team’s plans to compete at an international level. However, on this occasion team members: Orlaith O’Connor, Doireann O’Sullivan, Blathnaid Casey, Muireann Walsh, Rebecca Reidy, Ciara Cronin, Clodagh…

Pres Girls Going to the Dogs in Preparation for Croatia Trip

Pres Girls Going to the Dogs in Preparation for Croatia Trip

As the reigning All-Ireland U-14 Schools Basketball champions, Presentation Castleisland girls were granted an automatic invitation to represent Ireland at the inaugural International Schools Federation (ISF) World Schools U-15 Basketball Cup in Zadar, Croatia in March 2020. Preparations Underway Over the last few months preparations for the competition have been underway. Training sessions after school…

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 for…

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 instead…

Big Time Basketball Back on Sunday Afternoon

Big Time Basketball Back on Sunday Afternoon

Big time basketball returns to Castleisland this Sunday, November 13th with a tip-off time at 3.45pm at Castleisland Community Centre. Castleisland based St. Mary’s Basketball Club will take on Ballincollig Basketball Club in the Hula Hoops Women’s National Intermediate Cup and their opponent Free entry to the game with a Christmas Hamper and plenty of…

Kerry Gold for Mixed U-11 Community Games Team

Kerry Gold for Mixed U-11 Community Games Team

Yet another local team of little heroes and heroines set forth on Sunday and played their hearts out for their team-mates, their club and their community. St. Mary’s Basketball Club Mixed U-11 team qualified at the weekend for the Munster championships in July in UL. They had three group games and they overcame Kenmare, Fossa…