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John Dowling, Chairperson of Tralee Imperials Basketball Club.

Tralee Imperials Club To Take Part In Jr. NBA League

July 18, 2018 at 12:21 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Imperials will be one of 13 clubs nationwide to take part in the inaugural Jr. NBA league this year. The league will run from October to December, culminating in a festival of games at the National Basketball Arena in Tallaght. The Junior NBA is a global youth basketball programme that will reach […]

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Sean Reidy, Ger O'Mahony, Patrick Knowles and Colm Sheehy at the Celtic Basketball Club function on Friday night in The Grand Hotel. Photo by Dermot Crean

Founders Of Celtic Basketball Club Honoured At Grand Hotel

June 12, 2018 at 3:51 pm Comments are Disabled

THE founding members of a Tralee basketball club which set the foundations for the great success of the sport in the town were celebrated on a night of nostalgia at the Grand Hotel on Friday. Founding members and coaches of Celtic Basketball Club, Tom Falvey and Joe Joe O’Sullivan were […]

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Tralee Warriors Dusan Bogdanovic, coaches and Tralee Community Gardaí with teams at the blitz on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Primary Schools Girls Take To The Court For Basketball Blitz

June 1, 2018 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

THE Moyderwell school gym was the location on Thursday for the second schools basketball blitz for girls, run by the Community Gardaí. There were nine teams from six schools taking part were Moyderwell, St Brendan’s NS Fenit, Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn, Presentation Primary, St Brendan’s NS Blennerville. “We decided to organise […]

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Free Basketball Clinic With American College Team Coaches

Free Basketball Clinic With American College Team Coaches

May 8, 2018 at 5:09 pm Comments are Disabled

BASKETBALL lovers might be interested in this free upcoming event next Monday. A basketball coaching clinic in Mercy Mounthawk, Tralee from 7pm-10pm, given by three American NCAA Division 1 college coaches from the MACC (Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference). Jody Craig from Monmouth University, Brian Giorgis from Marist College and Jada […]

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The Mercy Mounthawk 1st year basketball team and coaches.

Mercy Mounthawk Basketballers Just Pipped For All-Ireland Title

April 30, 2018 at 3:40 pm Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk first year basketballers can be proud of their achievements at the weekend, after they made it to the All-Ireland Schools League Final played at UL. After winning five games on the trot against teams from Cork, Wicklow, Antrim, Dublin and Cavan, they faced Presentation Brothers Cork in the […]

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Bobcats u12 Division 1 County League Winners  Jill Quirke, Maire Culloty, Aoibheann Broderick, Laura Sugrue, Kate Collins, Rachel Creedon, Orla O'Connor, Rachel Griffin, Anna Collins and Aislinn Bailey

PHOTOS: Bobcats Basketball Club Gives Out Annual Awards

April 12, 2018 at 10:57 am Comments are Disabled

BOBCATS Basketball Club held their annual awards night on Saturday evening in O’Riadas in Ballymacelligott in Tralee to celebrate another great year for the Ballymac based club. The majority of the club’s teams participated in Division One of their respective Leagues. The U12 girls (Co League Division One Winners) and […]

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Presentation girls and supporters after winning the U16B National League title at the National Basketball Arena in Dublin yesterday.

WATCH: Presentation Basketballers Complete National Title Double

February 28, 2018 at 10:27 am Comments are Disabled

PRESENTATION Secondary School Tralee completed a double of national titles when they won the U16 B League All Ireland at National Basketball Arena, Tallaght yesterday. Having won the U16B Cup in January, their opponents were St Paul’s Oughterard and the girls ran out 47 to 14 winners. There was joyous […]

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The CBS team who won the CBS Primary Hoops Tournament on Friday.

PHOTOS: Hosts Win CBS Primary Schools Hoops Basketball Tournament

February 24, 2018 at 10:33 am Comments are Disabled

THE CBS Primary Hoops Tournament was held at the John Mitchels Sports Complex in Ballyseedy and it was another hotly contested event. Twelve teams from the North Kerry area took part in the tournament which is now in its fourth year. The tournament aims at giving Primary school boys in the Tralee area a chance to […]

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A Feast Of Basketball On Saturday At Tralee Sports Complex

A Feast Of Basketball On Saturday At Tralee Sports Complex

February 22, 2018 at 1:55 pm Comments are Disabled

BASKETBALL lovers are very well taken care of this weekend with all of Saturday devoted to the sport in the Tralee Sports Complex court. First of all, Tralee Tigers are hosting their U19 Invitational Tournament which will see teams from St Mary’s Castleisland, St Paul’s Killarney, Hertfordshire Warriors from the […]

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Terry Healy (second from right) of Terry's Butcher's Oakpark presented jerseys to the Under 14 Mercy Mounthawk Basketball Team on Friday. Also included are assistant coaches Lyndsey Moriarty and Jimmy Diggins and Head Coach John Dowling. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mercy Mounthawk Teams Get Ready For All-Ireland Semi-Finals

February 17, 2018 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

TWO teams at Mercy Mounthawk are preparing for All Ireland semi-finals next week. First up, the under 14 boys play St Pats of Cavan in the All A Ireland Under 14 cup semi final this Tuesday, February 20, in the National Basketball Arena Dublin. In the previous rounds they beat […]

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The Presentation U16 team who won the Subway Schools U16B All Ireland title on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Presentation Girls Welcomed Home With AIl-Ireland Schools Cup

January 26, 2018 at 12:01 pm Comments are Disabled

THE victorious Presentation Secondary School Tralee U16 basketballers were celebrated at the school on Thursday for their fantastic success in the Subway Schools U16B All-Ireland Schools Cup win. The girls won by 33 to 28 against Muckross College Dublin at the National Basketball Arena on Wednesday and the whole student […]

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The CBS The Green U16 team with coaches Dale Counihan and Ruairi O'Rahilly.

CBS The Green Basketball Team Through To National Final

January 11, 2018 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

CBS The Green are through to the National schools Cup Under 16 A  Final at the end of the month following a nail biting climax at the University of Limerick on Tuesday last where they clinched a 39-38 victory against Bandon in  the semi-final. Resilience was the key ingredient for […]

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Kieran Donaghy and Dave Hopla at the Belfast Classic last weekend. Photo: Kieran Donaghy Instagram

Former NBA Shooting Coach To Give Masterclass In Tralee This Sunday

December 7, 2017 at 5:16 pm Comments are Disabled

FORMER shooting coach with the Detroit Pistons, Dave Hopla is coming to Tralee on Sunday to give a masterclass which is not to be missed if you play or coach basketball. Hopla, who has also worked with players at the Washington Wizards and the New York Knicks, is considered by many […]

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Kieran Donaghy with youngsters at his Basketball Camp on Friday at John Mitchels GAA Complex in Ballyseedy. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Kieran’s Camp Inspires The Next Generation Of Basketballers

November 4, 2017 at 12:14 pm Comments are Disabled

KIERAN Donaghy held his basketball camp during the week and there was another huge turnout. The John Mitchels GAA Complex in Ballyseedy was buzzing with over 180 youngsters taking part and they received expert coaching from Kieran and his Warriors buddies, among others. “I hold one camp a year but […]

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Dáire Kennelly (second left) with Coach Jimmy Diggins of Tralee Imperials, teacher and assistant coach Lyndsey  Moriarty and teacher and coach John Dowling. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mounthawk Student Dáire Makes Irish Under 16 Basketball Squad

May 17, 2017 at 1:14 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was a proud day for the Kennelly family and Mercy Mounthawk school when news emerged yesterday that a student had made an Irish basketball team. Third year student Dáire Kennelly, from Camp, made the final 12 of the Irish Under 16 team to travel to Sofia in Bulgaria this […]

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Mercy Mounthawk Basketballers Win All-Ireland Schools Title

Mercy Mounthawk Basketballers Win All-Ireland Schools Title

May 9, 2017 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk’s 1st year boys team created history becoming the 1st boys team from the school to capture an All-Ireland A schools title on Sunday at University of Limerick. They defeated a St Pats of Castleisland side on a scoreline of 29 to 26 in a nail biting contest, capping off a magical […]

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PREVIEW: Warriors Hope To End First Season On A High

PREVIEW: Warriors Hope To End First Season On A High

March 29, 2017 at 3:46 pm Comments are Disabled

Garvey’s Tralee Warriors have breathed new life into basketball in Tralee says Timmy Sheehan. Now they travel to Donegal to see if they can end their season on a high…  Tralee has enjoyed a long and varied basketball history both at local and national level. The return to the top […]

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Three Tralee Men Named On Irish Basketball Squad

Three Tralee Men Named On Irish Basketball Squad

March 7, 2017 at 3:14 pm Comments are Disabled

THE success of Garvey’s Tralee Warriors has not gone unnoticed this season, with two of their players making the Irish basketball squad. Kieran Donaghy and Ryan Leonard are among the 20 players named in head coach Pete Strickland’s squad. There are eight of the 12 Men’s Super League teams  represented on the squad which also […]

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Two Warriors Make Ireland U20 Basketball Squad

Two Warriors Make Ireland U20 Basketball Squad

January 17, 2017 at 12:09 pm Comments are Disabled

GARVEYS Tralee Warriors are certainly making an impact in their first season in the Men’s Superleague and the talent of their younger players is being recognised nationally. Yesterday, the 20 players for the Ireland Under 20 Men’s team were selected and it features two Warriors among them. Ryan Leonard from Leith […]

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Action from the Irish TV Tralee Warriors Match against Swords Thunder in The Complex. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Warriors Win By Six In Front Of Capacity Attendance

October 23, 2016 at 11:28 am Comments are Disabled

IRISH TV Tralee Warriors made it four wins in a row when they beat Griffith Swords Thunder, 61 to 55, in the First Round, First Leg of the Hula Hoop Men’s SuperLeague Pat Duffy Cup in the Tralee Sports and Leisure Centre last night. The venue was full 40 minutes before the start […]

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Mercy Mounthawk Ireland basketball stars in front, Rachel and Rebecca Ryan and Dara Kennelly. Back row, Liam Culloty (Teacher and former Ireland U18 women basketball head coach), Norah Quane and Pat Fleming, Mercy Mounthawk dept head Principles.  Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Ireland Comes Calling For Young Mounthawk Basketball Stars

October 8, 2016 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

THREE Mercy Mounthawk students have big years ahead of them both in class and on the basketball court. Darragh Kennelly, Rebecca Ryan and Rachel Ryan are all involved with Irish national basketball teams this year and continue a fine Mounthawk tradition of producing international players in recent years. Sisters, Rebecca and […]

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Warriors Bring Super League Basketball Back To Tralee

Warriors Bring Super League Basketball Back To Tralee

September 20, 2016 at 1:24 pm Comments are Disabled

SINCE 2009 Tralee has been in the wilderness when it comes to top flight basketball on this island. This Friday night that will all end when the Irish TV Tralee Warriors play their inaugural game of the Men’s Super League in Cork. And it doesn’t come more difficult for The […]

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New Basketball Tournament Planned During Rose Of Tralee Festival

New Basketball Tournament Planned During Rose Of Tralee Festival

July 28, 2016 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

A BASKETBALL tournament is to be held during the Rose of Tralee Festival and teams from all over the country are being invited to take part. Organised by Tralee Imperials and sponsored by Premier Financial Services, the ‘Rose of Tralee 3×3 Tournament 2016’ will take place on Saturday, August 20 featuring […]

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Jimmy Diggins. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Kerry Basketball Legend To Be Inducted Into Ireland Coaches Hall-Of-Fame

May 5, 2016 at 4:00 pm Comments are Disabled

A BASKETBALL legend in the county is to be inducted into the Basketball Ireland Coaches Hall Of Fame at a ceremony in The National Basketball Arena in Tallaght this Saturday. Jimmy Diggins has given almost 40 years to basketball in the county and as he says himself “it’s my life”. […]

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Gaelcholaiste Chiarrai students and teachers going to the from left:  Jack Ó Duagáin, Eanna O Connchur, Jimmy O Suílleabháin, Aodhán O Seanachan, Tomás O hIniféin, Dónal Ó Ruanidh, Abbie Ní Bhrosacháin, Marnie Ní Horáin, Caoimhe Ní Chearbhaill, Sophie Lowham, Sinéad Ní Chathasaigh, Muireann Ní Dhullaig, Brenda Ní Dhubhaí, Clodagh Ní Dhonnaile, Emily Ní Cuileagóid. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí ‘Hooping’ For Victory At National Finals In Dublin

April 27, 2016 at 3:42 pm Comments are Disabled

THREE teams from Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí are aiming for national honours in Dublin next week. First year boys and girls teams and the 2nd year girl team will compete in the National Schools League C Division Finals in the National Basketball Arena in Tallaght next Wednesday. Continued below… The sides began their […]

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PHOTOS: Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Triumph In CBS Basketball Tournament

PHOTOS: Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Triumph In CBS Basketball Tournament

March 7, 2016 at 9:52 am Comments are Disabled

JOHN Mitchels GAA Club was basketball central on Friday, as the venue for the CBS Primary Hoops Tournament. Fifteen teams competed, with 30 games played throughout the day. Teams from CBS, Holy Family, Dromclough, Moyderwell, O’Brennan, Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn, Murhur and Listellick all competed. The day was a huge success, with high levels […]

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Tralee Imperials U18 Boys Make Club History

Tralee Imperials U18 Boys Make Club History

March 3, 2016 at 9:56 am Comments are Disabled

THE Tralee Imperials U18 Boys have made club history by completing the double this season, capturing both the u18 division 1 county cup and league titles as a  77-70 victory over a very strong St. Mary’s side sealed top position on the league table on Monday night. The game was […]

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Rick Leonard makes a presentation of the Lifetime Achievement Award for the late Bruddy Burrows, to his son Alan Burrows, accepting on behalf of the family, at the Kerry Masters Basketball Social at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Lifetime Achievement Award Presented To Bruddy Burrows’ Family At Social

February 22, 2016 at 11:38 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Masters Basketball tournament was another resounding success at the weekend with teams from all over the country and beyond coming to the town. The competition brings past players from all over the country down for the weekend to renew friendships and rivalries and this year, Tralee Together Special […]

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Brilliant St Brendan’s Bring A National Cup Home To Tralee

Brilliant St Brendan’s Bring A National Cup Home To Tralee

January 30, 2016 at 6:04 pm Comments are Disabled

  BASKETBALL is back with a bang in Tralee with St Brendan’s winning the Mens Hula Hoop’s National Intermediate Championship Cup in Tallaght this afternoon. The Tralee side beat Leixlip by 78 points to 60. Kieran Donaghy was named MVP for his dominant contribution and his teammate Darren O’Sullivan was top scorer with […]

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St Brendans Basketball Team. Photo from St Brendans Basketball Facebook.

PREVIEW: Big Day For Tralee Basketball As St Brendan’s Bid For National Glory

January 27, 2016 at 10:24 am Comments are Disabled

BASKETBALL fever is beginning to build once more in Tralee. Leading the charge are St Brendan’s who will play in the Men’s Intermediate National Cup Final at the mecca of Irish basketball, the National Basketball Arena in Tallaght. Continued below… It’s a long time coming for St Brendan’s. 2001 was the […]

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