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Schoolgirls Basketball Association of Ireland All-Ireland Schools Championship Senior A Girls 1974-1984

Senior A Girls Finals (Kylemore Trophy) 1974-1984

YearWinnersRunners-Up
1973-74St. Mary’s Killester (Dublin)32St. Louis HS Rathmines (Dublin)28
1974-75St. Mary’s Killester (Dublin)Dominican College Eccles St. (Dublin)
1975-76St. Mary’s Killester (Dublin)51St. Louis HS Rathmines (Dublin)41
1976-77Claremorris Home Economics School (Mayo)38St. Martha’s Navan (Meath)36
1977-78
1978-79
1979-80
1980-81
1981-82
1982-83Davitt College Castlebar (Mayo)42St. Mark’ Tallaght (Dublin)20
1983-84Scoil Muire gan Smal Blarney (Cork)60Mercy Convent Skibbereen (Cork)44
Schoolgirls Basketball Association of Ireland All-Ireland Championship Senior A Girls Finals 1973-1991 [Ref: 1-14]

Report

The Schoolgirls Basketball Association of Ireland organised the All-Ireland Championships at Senior and Cadette A, B and later on, C levels up until 1991, when Schools Basketball was reorganized on a League and All-Ireland Cup basis.

St. Mary’s Killester won the Senior A title for the Kylemore Trophy three ties in a row from 1973-74 to 1975-76, with other Dublin winners including Manor House and Holy Faith Glasnevin.

Munster winners were Scoil Muire gan Smal Blarney (Cork), St. John’s Tralee (Kerry) and Mercy Waterford.

There were two Mayo winners for Connacht: Davitt College Castlebar and Claremorris Home Economics School.

Davitt College Castlebar SBAI All-Ireland Championship Senior A Girls Champions 1982-83 [Pic: Tom Campbell][Ref: 15]

Back Row L-R: Bernie McNally, Margaret O’Malley, Helen Mulroy, Stephanie Daly, Claire Kilcourse, Catherine Mulroy, Patsy Noone (Coach)

Front Row L-R: Caroline Naughton, Mary Fallon, Catherine Glendon (Captain), Kathleen Kilkelly, Teresa Fallon, Mary Corley.

References

Newspapers

[5] Anon. (1975) “Basketball” Irish Press. Monday, March 11, 1974. pg. 12-13.

[6] Anon. (1976) “Basketball: St. Mary’s retain senior trophy in exciting game” Irish Times. Thursday, April 8, 1976. pg. 4 [Internet] Available at the Irish Times Archive at: https://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/archive/1976/0408/Pg004.html which is a subscription servive.

[7] McCarthy, Aidan (1975) “Basketball: Killester are favourites” Irish Times. Friday, March 7, 1975. pg. 4 [Internet] Available at the Irish Times Archive at: https://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/archive/1975/0307/Pg004.html which is a subscription servive.

[8] Anon. (1976) “Basketball: St. Mary’s win again” Irish Times. Monday, April 5, 1976. pg. 4 [Internet] Available at the Irish Times Archive at: https://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/archive/1976/0405/Pg004.html which is a subscription servive.

[9] Anon. (1976) “Basketball: St. Mary’s retain senior trophy in exciting game” Irish Times. Thursday, April 8, 1976. pg. 4 [Internet] Available at the Irish Times Archive at: https://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/archive/1976/0408/Pg004.html which is a subscription servive.

[10] Anon. (1977) “Girls added another to town’s titles” Evening Herald. Monday, May 2, 1977. pg. 8

[11] Anon. (1983) “Basketball: Castlebar girls clinch All-Ireland title” Connaught Telegraph. Wednesday, March 23, 1983. pg. 20.

[12] Anon. (1984) “Basketball” Irish Press. Monday, April 2, 1984. pg. 12-13.

[13] Anon.. (1989) “BASKETBALL: Manor house triumph” Irish Independent. Thursday, March 9, 1989. pg. 18.

[14] Anon.. (1990) “BASKETBALL: Naomh Mhuire shock for leaders | All-Ireland Schoolgirls Championship” Irish Independent. Monday, January 29, 1990. pg. 16-17.

Images

[15] Campbell, Tom (1983) “Basketball: Castlebar girls clinch All-Ireland title” Connaught Telegraph. Wednesday, March 23, 1983. pg. 20.

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Ann Hanley.

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Last Updated: 5 May 2020

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