ABAI Leinster Championships, Amateur Basketball Association of Ireland, Basketball

Amateur Basketball Association of Ireland Leinster Senior Championship 1951-1973

Finals 1951-1973

YearWinnersRunners-Up
1951Dublin40Kildare26
1952Dublin
1953Dublin
1954Dublin
1955Kilkenny
1956Kilkenny
1957Dublin
1958Dublin
1959Kilkenny
1960
1961
1962
1963Dublin
1964Dublin
1965
1966Dublin
1967Dublin
1968Kilkenny
1969Dublin
1970Dublin
1971Dublin
1972Dublin
ABAI Leinster Senior Championship Finals 1951-1973 [Reference: 1-25]

Report

Dublin and Kilkenny won all the Leinster Senior Basketball Championships between (as is currenttly known) from 1951-1973, with Dublin providing most of the winners.

About

The Amateur Basketball Association of Ireland (now Basketball Ireland) was the organisation in charge of running Basketball in Ireland from 1947 to 1979 when it changed its name to the Irish Basketball Association.

From 1953 to 1973 it was organised on a Club and County basis like the Gaelic Athletic association, and the All-Ireland Minor Championship was the Underage County Championship.

References

Sources

[1] Anon. (1951) “Basketball” Irish Press. Monday, December 31, 1951. pg. 21

[1] Anon. (1952) “Basketball” Irish Press. Wednesday, December 31, 1950. pg. 8

[2] Anon (1953) “Basketball” Irish Independent Thursday, December 31, 1953. pg. 9

[3] Anon (1954) “Basketball” Irish Independent Friday, December 31, 1954. pg. 6-7

[4] Anon (1955) “Basketball” Irish Independent Saturday, December 31, 1955. pg. 10-11

[5] Anon (1956) “Basketball” Irish Independent Monday, December 31, 1956. pg. 10-11

[6] Anon (1957) “Basketball” Irish Independent Tuesday, December 31, 1957. pg. 10

[7] Anon (1958) “Basketball” Irish Independent Wednesday, December 31, 1958. pg. 10

[8] Anon (1959) “Basketball” Irish Independent Thursday, December 31, 1959. pg. 12

[9] Anon (1960) “Basketball” Irish Independent Saturday, December 31, 1960. pg. 14-15

[10] Anon (1961) “Senior Title for Roscommon” Irish Independent Wednesday, May 3, 1961. pg. 20-21

[12] Anon (1963) “Kerry Foiled Of Making History” Irish Independent Monday, April 22, 1963. pg. 8-9

[13] Anon (1964) “Basketball” Irish Independent Wednesday, December 30, 1964. pg. 12-13

[15] O’Connor, Tony (1966) “Basketball” Irish Press Friday, April 15, 1966. pg.

[16] Anon (1967) “Basketball” Irish Independent Saturday, December 30, 1967. pg. 14-15

[16] ‘Rebounder’ (1968) “Basketball: At Last Victory for Cork in All-Ireland Senior, Junior Finals” Evening Echo, Tuesday, December 17, 1968. pg.

[17] Anon (1968) “Basketball” Irish Independent Tuesday, December 31, 1968. pg. 12-13

[18] Anon (1969) “Basketball” Irish Independent Wednesday, December 31, 1969. pg. 12

[19] Anon (1970) “Basketball” Irish Independent Thursday, December 31, 1970. pg. 12-13

[20] Anon (1971) “Basketball” Irish Independent Friday, December 31, 1971. pg. 14-15

[21] Anon. (1971) Cork capture All-Ireland While Na Mistealaigh Take Lota Tournament” Evening Echo. Tuesday, April 20, 1971. pg. 12.

[22] Anon (1972) “Basketball” Evening Press Monday, March 13, 1972. pg. 15

[23] A Special Correspondent (1073) “Sligo win the big one: First All-Ireland Title” Sligo Champion, Friday, March 16, 1973. pg. 14.

Social Media

[24] Irish Basketball Memories of the 1980s and 1990s Facebook Page (2020) Junior Ryan: Answer to Post by Enda Mulcahy, 28 February 2020 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1060954243928054/permalink/2942221669134626/ [Accessed 28 February 2020]

[25] Irish Basketball Memories of the 1980s & 1990s Facebook Page (2020) Rob Gihbu, Reply to Post by Enda Mulcahy, 29 February 2020 [Internet] Available from: https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/s851x315/89035704_10213399588744251_1758018135312564224_n.jpg?_nc_cat=110&_nc_sid=dbeb18&_nc_ohc=c8NN_DnWk5kAX8GVo-G&_nc_ht=scontent-dub4-1.xx&_nc_tp=7&oh=9f7edd9b8d198cb58e31ae3431837cc5&oe=5EBF47E0 [Accessed 29 February 2020]

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Rob Gihbu [Reference: 25] & Junior Ryan (Cork 1971) [Reference: 24].

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