Basketball

Basketball Ireland

Basketball Ireland was founded as the Amateur Basketball Association of Ireland in 1947, and after playing a County and Club Championship format for nearly 30 years switched to a National Basketball League based on clubs in 1973. This became professionalised with the import of American players during the 1979-80 season and the name of the organisation was changed to the Irish Basketball Association to reflect this. The IBA became Basketball Ireland in 2003 and organises National Leagues, Cups and Tournaments as well as entering International competitions.

National Basketball Leagues

This is the Eirball Index Page to the All-Time Results and Standings of the Basketball Ireland National Leagues. First founded in 1973-74 after 27 years of the Amateur Basketball Association of Ireland All-Ireland Club and County Championshps, the National Basketball Leagues have two tiers in both Men’s and Women’s Basketball.

Header Picture Credit: [1] Folan, John | Irish Basketball Memories of the 80s And 90s Facebook Group (2020) Post to Page, January 27, 2020″Fantastic team loved going to see them play” [Internet] Available from: https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/84031072_1023908997993251_8391839803976450048_n.jpg?nc_cat=104&_nc_sid=ca434c&_nc_ohc=eZjapq8zlu4AX9QUva&_nc_ht=scontent-dub4-1.xx&oh=03447b305a695c8d4a572078f382a059&oe=5E9F44CB [Accessed 25 March 2020][Adjusted]

NBL Men’s Super League

BBI Men’s Super League 2003-Present; IBA Men’s Super League 1993-2003; IBBA Men’s Division 1 1979-1993; ABAI Men’s Division 1 1973-1979

The Amateur Basketball Association of Ireland was formed in 1947. After 25 years of All-Ireland Championships based on a Club & County basis like in the GAA, the ABAI created the first National Basketball League based on clubs in 1972-73.

In 1979-80 St. Vincent’s Killarney brought in two paid American Imports, contrary to the rules of the ABAI, but after taking no action against them for most of the season, they relented having seen how many fans it was bringing in, and allowed paid imports, changing the name of the Association to the Irish Basketball Association to reflect this. This era, from 1980-1991 is regarded by many in Irish Basketball as its “Golden Era”.

National Basketball League Men’s Level 1 Standings

Amateur Basketball Association of Ireland | National League | Division 1 1975-1979

Irish Basketball Association National Basketball League Men’s Division 1 1979-1991

Irish Basketball Association Budweiser Men’s National League 1991-1993

Irish Basketball Association | Men’s Super League 1993-2003

Basketball Ireland | National League | Men’s Super League 2003-2013

Basketball Ireland | National League | Men’s Premier League 2013-2016

Basketball Ireland | National League | Men’s Super League 2016-2019

National Basketball League Men’s Level 1 Results

BI NL Men’s Super League 2016-2020: 

2020-21 2019-20 2018-19 2017-18 2016-17 

BI NL Men’s Premier League 2013-2016:  

2015-16 2014-15

IBA NL Men’s  Super League (Seasons):  

1997-98 1996-97 1995-96 1994-95 1993-94 

IBA Men’s Budweiser NBL (Seasons):  1992-93 1991-92

IBA NBL Men’s Division 1 1979-1991 (Seasons): 1990-91

Picture Credit: [2] Donovan, Timothy | Irish Basketball Memories of the 80s And 90s Facebook Group (2020)Post to Page 25 March 2020.”Good memories” [Internet] Available from: https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/90766714_10207259047192409_7927466479644049408_o.jpg?_nc_cat=109&_nc_sid=ca434c&_nc_ohc=6ZDx93hGAxMAX8QVV6Z&_nc_ht=scontent-dub4-1.xx&oh=33d102ac17c015ed360316ff2c4225fa&oe=5EA09967 [Accessed 25 March 2020]

NBL Women’s Super League

BBI Women’s Super League 2003-Present; IBA Women’s Super League 1997-2003; IBBA Women’s Division 1 1979-1997

The first Ladies National Basketball League was also formed around this time in the late-1970s. After a few seasons both Men’s and Ladies added a second division. In 1991, the Ladies League also got a slight name-change to the Women’s National Basketball League and in 1997 Divisions 1 & 2 were merged into one Super League. Below the Super League was a Women’s Regional League, playing 2-3 games a weekend for each team in the one venue.

National Basketball League Women’s Level 1 Standings

Irish Basketball Association Ladies National Basketball League 1979-1991

Irish Basketball Association | Women’s National League Division 1 1991-1997

Irish Basketball Association | Women’s Super League 1997-2003

Basketball Ireland | National League | Women’s Super League 2003-2013

Basketball Ireland | National League | Women’s Premier League 2013-2016

Basketball Ireland | National League | Women’s Super League 2016-2019

National Basketball League Women’s Level 1 Results

BBI NL Women’s Super League 2016-present: 

2020-21 2019-20 2018-19 2017-18 2016-17  

BI NL Women’s Premier League 2013-2016 (Seasons): 2015-16

IBA NBL Women’s Division 1 1991-1997 (Seasons):  1991-92

IBA NBL Ladies Division 1 1979-1991 (Seasons): 1990-91

Picture Credit: [3] Folan, John | Irish Basketball Memories of the 80s And 90s Facebook Group (2017) Post to Page, August 21, 2017“A TEAM I ALWAYS ADMIRED WATERFORD WILDCATS” [Internet] Available from: https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/21032387_475279026189587_7928038181444510144_n.jpg?_nc_cat=101&_nc_sid=07e735&_nc_ohc=FZ5zlf3O7mkAX9w81FZ&_nc_ht=scontent-dub4-1.xx&oh=64b7bfef521ea2a81bd568e0e096bc3c&oe=5EA0D60F [Accessed 25 March 2020][Adjusted]

NBL Men’s Division 1

BBI Men’s Division 1 2003-Present; IBA Men’s Division 1 1993-2003; IBBA Men’s Division 2 1979-1991; ABAI Men’s Division 1977-1979

In 1991 the Association merged the Men’s Divisions 1 & 2 into one National Basketball League, with two conferences: North & South. at the same time it reduced the number of paid American Imports from two to one, thinking the Irish playerscould make the step up. The fans lost interest, however, with just one American on the teams, and it is regarded as the end of the “Golden Era”. After two seasons under this format, the two division set-up was reinstated, with Divisions 1 & 2 now named the Super League & Division 1.

The Irish Basketball Association was rebranded in 2003 as Basketball Ireland, and the two Conference (North & South) model was again reintroduced, although the two Division (2 levels) set-up was retained. The Women’s 2nd Level was reinstated at this time also, although the Women’s Divisions never had North & South Conferences.

In 2013 the Super League underwent a name-change to the Premier League, as a drastic attempt was made to fix the National Leagues and the massive debt Basketball Ireland had built up.   In 2016 the Super League brand made a comeback and by 2019 it was stated on the Basketball Ireland website that the €1.4 Million debt was paid off.

National Basketball League Men’s Level 2 Standings

Amateur Basketball Association of Ireland | National League | Division 2 1977-1979

Irish Basketball Association | National Basketball League | Men’s Division 2 1979-1991

Irish Basketball Association | National Basketball League | Men’s Division 1 1993-2003

Basketball Ireland | National League | Men’s Division 1 2003-2013

Basketball Ireland | National League | Men’s Division 1 2013-2019

National Basketball League Men’s Level 2 Results

BBI NL Men’s Division 1 2013-2020:

 2020-21 2019-20  2018-19 2017-18 2016-17 2015-16

Picture Credit: [4] Templeogue Basketball Club (2020) Men’s Super League 2019-20 Team Photo [Internet] Available from: http://tbc.ie/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Mens-SL-19-20.jpg [Accessed 27 January 2020]

BBI Women’s Division 1

BBI Women’s Division 1 2003-Present; IBA Women’s Regional League 1997-2003; IBBA Women’s Division 2 1991-1997; IBBA Ladies Division 2 1982-1991

The Irish Basketball Association was rebranded in 2003 as Basketball Ireland, and the two Conference (North & South) model was again reintroduced, although the two Division (2 levels) set-up was retained. The Women’s 2nd Level was reinstated at this time also, although the Women’s Divisions never had North & South Conferences.

In 2013 the Super League underwent a name-change to the Premier League, as a drastic attempt was made to fix the National Leagues and the massive debt Basketball Ireland had built up.   In 2016 the Super League brand made a comeback and by 2019 it was stated on the Basketball Ireland website that the €1.4 Million debt was paid off.

National Basketball League Women’s Level 2 Standings

Irish Basketball Association | National Basketball League | Ladies Division 2 1982-1991

Irish Basketball Association | National League | Women’s Division 2 1991-1997

Basketball Ireland | National League | Women’s Division 1 2003-2013

Basketball Ireland | National League | Women’s Division 1 2013-2019

National Basketball League Women’s Level 2 Results

BBI NL Women’s Division 1 2013-2020: 

2020-21 2019-20 2018-19 2017-18 2016-17 2015-16

IBA NBL Women’s Division 2 1991-1997 (Seasons):  1991-92

IBBA NBL Ladies Division 2 1979-1991 (Seasons): 1990-91

Picture Credit: [5] Redmond, Lori | Irish Basketball Memories of the 80s And 90s Facebook Group (2017) Post to Page, September 2, 2017″Name that team????” [Internet] Available from: https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/21272658_10210427986757563_2828079694275115227_n.jpg?_nc_cat=110&_nc_sid=ca434c&_nc_ohc=H_qlMF5ei1IAX-dolDy&_nc_ht=scontent-dub4-1.xx&oh=7e331ba89f923629569b8307d86430d0&oe=5E9FF849 [Accessed 25 March 2020]

Basketball National Cups

Men’s Level 1 National Cup

IBBA Men’s Senior Cup 1984-1994; IBA Men’s Senior National Cup 1994-2005; BBI Men’s Super League Cup 2005-2013; BBI Men’s National Cup 2013-2017; BBI Men’s Pat Duffy National Cup 2017-2019

Basketball Ireland | Men’s Pat Duffy National Cup (Level 1) 2017-2019

Basketball Ireland | Men’s National Cup 2013-2017

Basketball Ireland | Men’s Super League Cup 2005-2013

Irish Basketball Association | Men’s Senior National Cup 1994-2005

Irish Basketball Association | Men’s Senior Cup Finals 1984-1994

BI Men’s Pat Duffy National Cup (Super League Cup) 

2019-20 2018-19 2017-18 

BI Men’s National Cup (Super League Cup) 2014-15

IBA Men’s Sprite National Cup : 1998-99  1997-98

Picture Credit: Ross Mahon / Shutterstock (2021) TALLAGHT, IRELAND – MARCH 01, 2021: An aerial view of the National Basketball Arena in Tymon Park. [Accessed 4 May 2021]

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Women’s Level 1 National Cup

IBBA Women’s Senior Cup 1984-1994; IBA Women’s Senior National Cup 1994-2005; BBI Women’s Super League Cup 2005-2013; BBI Women’s National Cup 2013-2018.

Basketball Ireland | Women’s National Cup 2013-2018

Basketball Ireland | Women’s Super League Cup 2005-2013

Irish Basketball Association | Women’s Senior National Cup 1994-2005

Irish Basketball Association | Women’s Senior Cup 1984-1994

BI Women’s Paudie O’Connor National Cup (Super League Cup) 

2019-20 2017-18 

BI Women’s National Cup (Super League Cup) 2014-15

IBA Women’s National Sprite Cup: 1998-99 1997-98

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Men’s Level 2 National Cup

BI Men’s Senior National Cup 2005-2013; BI Men’s President’s National Cup 2013-2019

Basketball Ireland | Men’s President’s National Cup (Level 2) 2013-2019

Basketball Ireland | Men’s Senior National Cup (Tier 2) 2005-2013

BI Men’s President’s (Senior) Cup (Division 1 Cup) 2017-18

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Women’s Level 2 National Cup

BBI Women’s Senior Cup 2005-2013; BBI Women’s senior National Cup 2013-2019.

Basketball Ireland | Women’s Senior National Cup (Level 2) 2013-2019

Basketball Ireland | Women’s Senior Cup (Tier 2) 2005-2013

BI Women’s Senior Cup (Division 1 Cup) 2017-18

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Men’s Level 3 Intermediate National Cup

BBI Men’s NICC 2015-2019.

Basketball Ireland | Men’s National Intermediate Cup Competition (Level 3) 2015-2019

BI Men’s National Intermediate Cup Competition (Area Boards): 2017-18

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Women’s Level 3 Intermediate National Cup

BBI Women’s NICC 2015-2019

Basketball Ireland | Women’s National Intermediate Cup Competition (Level 3) 2015-2019

BI Women’s National Intermediate Cup Competition (Area Boards): 2017-18

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Men’s Junior (Underage) National Cups

BBI Men’s U20 National Cup 2007-2018; IBA Men’s Junior U19 National Cup 1984-2006.

Irish Basketball Association | Men’s Junior U19 National Cup 1984-2006

Basketball Ireland | Men’s Under 20 National Cup 2007-2018

IBA Sprite U19 Junior National Cup (Seasons): 

1998-99 1997-98

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Women’s Junior (Underage) National Cups

IBA Women’s Junior U19 National Cup 1984-2006; BBI Women’s U20 National Cup 2007-2018.

Irish Basketball Association | Women’s Junior U19 National Cup 1984-2006

Basketball Ireland | Women’s Under 20 National Cup 2007-2018

IBA Sprite U19 Junior Women’s National Cup (Seasons): 

1998-99 1997-98

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Men’s Junior (Underage) Level 2 National Cups

IBA Men’s Junior B National Cup 1989-1997; BBI Men’s U18 National Cup 2007-2018.

Irish Basketball Association | Men’s Junior B (Under 19) National Cup 1989-1997

Basketball Ireland | Men’s Under 18 National Cup 2007-2018

IBA Junior Men’s Regional Cup (Seasons): 1997-98

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Women’s Junior (Underage) Level 2 National Cups

IBA Women’s Junior B National Cup 1989-1997; BBI Women’s U18 National Cup 2007-2018.

Irish Basketball Association | Women’s Junior B (Under 19) National Cup 1989-1997

Basketball Ireland | Women’s Under 18 National Cup 2007-2018

IBA Women’s Junior Regional Cup (Seasons):

1998-99 1997-98

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Basketball Ireland League Cups

BBI Men’s Division 1 League Cup 2016-2019; BBI Women’s NLC Champions Trophy 2017-18.

BI Men’s Division 1 League Cup (Seasons) 2018-19 2017-18 2016-17

BI Women’s NLC Champions Trophy (Seasons): 2017-18

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Amateur Basketball Association of Ireland 1947-1979

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.

The All-Ireland Blitz from 1953 to 1964 was the Club Championship, held on a Blitz basis over the course of a weekend in one venue. It was replaced by the National Basketball Cup, in which the top 16 teams from the four provinces played in four groups of four over the course of a year with semi-finals and final. In 1973 a National League based on clubs replaced the All-Ireland County Championships and National Basketball Cup.

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ABAI County Championships 1952-1973

ABAI Senior County Championships; ABAI Junior County Championships; ABAI Minor County Championships;

Amateur Basketball Association of Ireland County Championships (Overviews):

Amateur Basketball Association of Ireland All-Ireland Senior County Championships 1952-1973

Amateur Basketball Association of Ireland | All-Ireland Junior County Championships 1959-1972

Amateur Basketball Association of Ireland Minor (Overviews):

Amateur Basketball Association of Ireland All-Ireland Minor County Championship 1953-1974

ABAI All-Ireland Senior County Championships (Seasons):

1963

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ABAI Club Championships 1950-1978

ABAI All Ireland Senior Blitz 1950-1964; ABAI Ladies All-Ireland Blitz 1968-1978; ABAI National Basketbal Cup 1970-1973.

Amateur Basketball Association of Ireland Club (Overviews):

Amateur Basketball Association of Ireland All Ireland Senior Blitz 1950-1964

Amateur Basketball Association of Ireland Ladies (Overviews):

Amateur Basketball Association of Ireland Ladies All-Ireland Championship 1968-1978

ABAI National Basketball Cup (Seasons):

1971-72 1970-71

ABAI All-Ireland Blitz (Seasons):

1960 1961

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ABAI Provincial Championships 1951-1973

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Amateur Basketball Association of Ireland Provincial Championships (Overviews):

Amateur Basketball Association of Ireland Connacht Senior Championship 1952-1973

Amateur Basketball Association of Ireland Leinster Senior Championship 1951-1973

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Basketball Teams

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Irish Basketball Teams

Ireland National & Representative Teams; Men’s National Basketball League Teams

All-Time Record [ Season Results & Roster ]

Ireland 1 Women’s Basketball Teams Special Olympics (Editions): [ Los Angeles 2015 ]

Hibernia EuroBasket Men’s NBL Representative Team [ 2015-16 ]

Blue Demons 1979-1993

St. Vincent’s Killarney 1979-1987

Galway Democrats [ 1991-92 ]

Notre Dame 1992-2003

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Basketball Players

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Irish Basketball Players

BBI All-Star Teams

Basketball Ireland | All-Star Teams (Seasons):

2017-18

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International Basketball

Olympic Games Basketball

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Olympic Games

Olympic Games

Olympic Games Basketball Tournament for Men (Editions): 1948

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FIBA Europe Mens Competitions

EuroBasket; Celtic Clash; U18, European Championships, U15 Friendlies

FIBA Europe | Eurobasket | Division B Qualifying Round (Senior Men) (Editions): 2005 2007 2009

FIBA Europe: Senior Men Celtic Clash (Editions): 2017

FIBA Europe: U18 Men European Championships (Editions): 2017

FIBA Europe: U15 Men Friendlies (Editions): 2017

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FIBA Europe

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FIBA Europe Womens Competitions

EuroBasket; U20 European Championship; Senior Friendlies; U17/U16 Friendlies

FIBA Europe | Eurobasket Women Division B Qualifying Round (Senior Women) (Editions): 2005 2007 2009

FIBA Europe U20 Womens European Championship (Editions): 2016

FIBA Europe: Senior Women Friendlies (Editions): 2017

FIBA Europe: U17 Women Friendlies (Editions): 2017

FIBA Europe: U16 Women Friendlies (Seasons): 2017

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FIBA Europe: Club Competitions

European Champions Cup; BIBF Federation Cup

FIBA Europe Club Competitons (Overviews):

Federation Internationale de Basket Europe | European Champions Cup 1961-1986

British & Irish Basketball Federation | Federation Cup 1980-1983

FIBA Europe Cup (Seasons): 2015-16

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British & Irish Basketball Federation

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British & Irish Basketball Federation

Federation Cup

British & Irish Basketball Federation | Federation Cup 1980-1983

British & Irish Basketball Federation | Roy Curtis Trophy (Seasons):

1971 1984 1988 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996

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American Basketball Teams in Ireland

Olympic Games Basketball

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Olympic Games

Olympic Games

Olympic Games Basketball Tournament for Men (Editions): 1948

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FIBA Europe Mens Competitions

EuroBasket; Celtic Clash; U18, European Championships, U15 Friendlies

FIBA Europe | Eurobasket | Division B Qualifying Round (Senior Men) (Editions): 2005 2007 2009

FIBA Europe: Senior Men Celtic Clash (Editions): 2017

FIBA Europe: U18 Men European Championships (Editions): 2017

FIBA Europe: U15 Men Friendlies (Editions): 2017

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FIBA Europe

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FIBA Europe Womens Competitions

EuroBasket; U20 European Championship; Senior Friendlies; U17/U16 Friendlies

FIBA Europe | Eurobasket Women Division B Qualifying Round (Senior Women) (Editions): 2005 2007 2009

FIBA Europe U20 Womens European Championship (Editions): 2016

FIBA Europe: Senior Women Friendlies (Editions): 2017

FIBA Europe: U17 Women Friendlies (Editions): 2017

FIBA Europe: U16 Women Friendlies (Seasons): 2017

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FIBA Europe: Club Competitions

European Champions Cup; BIBF Federation Cup

FIBA Europe Club Competitons (Overviews):

Federation Internationale de Basket Europe | European Champions Cup 1961-1986

British & Irish Basketball Federation | Federation Cup 1980-1983

FIBA Europe Cup (Seasons): 2015-16

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British & Irish Basketball Federation

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British & Irish Basketball Federation

Federation Cup

British & Irish Basketball Federation | Federation Cup 1980-1983

British & Irish Basketball Federation | Roy Curtis Trophy (Seasons):

1971 1984 1988 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996

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American Basketball Teams in Ireland

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American Basketball Teams in Ireland

Basketball Hall of Fame Classic

Basketball Hall of Fame Classic Belfast (Seasons): 2017

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Basketball Tournaments

International Basketball Tournaments

Roy Curtis Trophy (Corinthians); Lota Tournament (Neptune).

Roy Curtis Trophy (Corinthians – Seasons):

1971 1984 1988 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996

Lota Tournament (Neptune – Seasons): 1963 1964 1965 1966 1968

Glen Abbey Tournament (St. Vincent’s – Seasons): 1972

Picture Credit: [5] Irish Basketball Memories of the 80’s and 90’s | Facebook Group (2017) Post by Pat Connolly: 9 October 2017 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1800765609964957&set=pcb.1593764100647063&type=3&theater&ifg=1 [Accessed 9 October 2017]

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Basketball Ireland National League Tournaments

Pat Clarke Women’s Tournament; Anglo-Irish Bank Ladies Tournament; Drimnagh BC Invitiational Tournament.

Pat Clarke Women’s Tournament (Meteors): 2012

Anglo-Irish Bank Ladies Tournament (UCD Marian): 1990

Drimnagh Basketball Club Invitational Tournament (Ladies) (Seasons):

1990

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West Coast Area Boards

West Coast Basketball Area Boards in Ireland include Cork Basketball, Kerry Area Basketball Board, North Munster Area Boards (Tipperary, Limerick, Clare), Galway Area Basketball Board, Mayo Area Basketball Board, North Connacht Basketball Boards (Sligo, Roscommon, Leitrim, Longford), North West Basketball Boards (Donegal, Sligo, Cavan, Monaghan, Leitrim)

Cork Basketball

Cork Basketball Logo

Cork Ladies Area Board

CLAB

Cork Ladies Area Board | Ladies Premier Division 2010-2018

CLAB Ladies Premier League (Seasons):

2015-16 2017-18 2019-20

CLAB Ladies Senior League (Seasons):

2015-16 2019-20

CLAB Ladies Division 1 League (Seasons):

2015-16 2019-20

CLAB Ladies Premier Championship (Seasons):

2015-16

CLAB Ladies Senior Championship (Seasons):

2015-16

CLAB Ladies Division 1 Championship (Seasons):

2015-16

Picture Credit: [1] Cork Basketball (2017) Cork Basketball Logo [Internet] Available from: http://www.corkbasketball.com/home/wp-content/themes/legatus-theme.2017.05.12/images/logo.png [Accessed 11 January 2018]

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Cork Men’s Basketball Board

CMBB

Cork Men’s Basketball Board | Men’s Division 1 League 2010-2018

CMBB | Men’s Division 1 League (Seasons):

2017-18

Picture Credit: [1] Cork Basketball (2017) Cork Basketball Logo [Internet] Available from: http://www.corkbasketball.com/home/wp-content/themes/legatus-theme.2017.05.12/images/logo.png [Accessed 11 January 2018]

Kerry Area Basketball Board

The Kerry Area Basketball Board is one of a dozen in Ireland, operating Ladies and Men’s and Boys and Girls Leagues and Cups in Co. Kerry. It is Level 3 in the Basketball Ireland system, below the two National League Divisions in both Men’s and Ladies.

Kerry Area Basketball Board Logo

KABB Ladies Leagues & Cups

KABB

KABB Ladies Leagues

Kerry Area Basketball Board | Ladies Division 1 2011-2018

KABB Ladies Senior Division 1 (Seasons): 2015-16 2017-18

KABB Ladies Division 1 Cup (Seasons): 2015-16

KABB Ladies Division 2 Cup (Seasons): 2015-16

KABB Ladies Division 3 Cup (Seasons): 2015-16

Picture Credit: [1] Kerry Area Basketball Board – Twitter Account (2017) KABB Logo [Internet] Available from: https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/1379009051/KABB-logo-379x300_400x400.png [Accessed 11 January 2018]

The Kerry Area Basketball Board is one of a dozen in Ireland, operating Ladies and Men’s and Boys and Girls Leagues and Cups in Co. Kerry. It is Level 3 in the Basketball Ireland system, below the two National League Divisions in both Men’s and Ladies.

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KABB Ladies Leagues & Cups

KABB

KABB Ladies Leagues

Kerry Area Basketball Board | Ladies Division 1 2011-2018

KABB Ladies Senior Division 1 (Seasons): 2015-16 2017-18

KABB Ladies Division 1 Cup (Seasons): 2015-16

KABB Ladies Division 2 Cup (Seasons): 2015-16

KABB Ladies Division 3 Cup (Seasons): 2015-16

Picture Credit: [1] Kerry Area Basketball Board – Twitter Account (2017) KABB Logo [Internet] Available from: https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/1379009051/KABB-logo-379x300_400x400.png [Accessed 11 January 2018]

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KABB Men’s Leagues & Cups

KABB

Kerry Area Basketball Board | Men’s Division 1 2011-2018

KABB Men’s Senior Division 1 (Seasons): 2015-16 2017-18

KABB Men’s Cross Division 2/3 (Seasons): 2015-16

KABB Men’s Division 2 (Seasons): 2015-16

KABB Men’s Division 3 (Seasons): 2015-16

KABB Men’s Division 1 Cup (Seasons): 2015-16

KABB Men’s Division 2 Cup (Seasons): 2015-16

KABB Men’s Division 3 Cup (Seasons); 2015-16

Picture Credit: [1] Kerry Area Basketball Board – Twitter Account (2017) KABB Logo [Internet] Available from: https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/1379009051/KABB-logo-379x300_400x400.png [Accessed 11 January 2018]

North Munster Basketball Boards

North Munster Basketball Boards include Clare Area Basketball Board, North Munster Area Board, Thomond Basketball Board, covering Clare, Limerick and Tipperary

North Munster Basketball Boards include Clare Area Basketball Board, North Munster Area Board, Thomond Basketball Board, covering Clare, Limerick and Tipperary

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North Munster Basketball Boards

CABB

Clare Area Basketball Board

CABB | Finals (Seasons):

2017-18

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Galway Area Basketball Board

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Galway Area Basketball Board

GABB

Galway Area Basketball Board | Senior Men’s League 2016-2019

Galway Area Basketball Board | Senior Women’s Division 2016-2019

GABB Senior Men’s Division (Seasons):

2016-17 2017-18 2018-19

GABB Senior Women’s Division (Seasons):

2017-18 2018-19

Picture Credit: [1] Basketball Ireland Comortais (2017) Galway Area Basketball Board Button [Internet] Available from: http://kksebasketball.com/images/Uploads/Galway%20Area%20Basketball%20Board%20Button.jpg [Accessed 18 January 2018]

Mayo Area Basketball Board

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Mayo Area Basketball Board

MABB

MABB Finals (Seasons):

League & Championship Era:

1995-96 1996-97 1997-98 1998-99

League Playoffs & Cup Era

2006-07 2007-08 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17

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North Connacht Basketball Boards

North Connacht Basketball Boards include Sligo Area Basketball Board, Shannonside Basketball League, LonLeitRos Area Basketball Board, covering Counties Sligo, Leitrim, Longford, Roscommon and Westmeath

LonLeitRos Area Basketball Board

LonLeitRos Area Basketball Board

LLRABB

LonLeitRos Basketball Area Board | Senior Ladies 2016-2019

LonLeitRos Area Basketball Board | Senior Men’s Division 2016-2019

LLR Senior Ladies (Seasons):

2016-17 2017-18

LLR Senior Men’s (Seasons):

2016-17 2017-18

Shannonside Basketball League

SSBL

Shannonside Basketball League | Men’s League 2012-2015

Picture Credit: [1] Basketball Ireland Comortais (2017) LonLeitRos Area Board Logo [Internet] Available from: https://s25.postimg.org/brsqqr97j/LLR_logo.jpg [Accessed 18 January 2018]

North West Basketball Boards

North West Basketball Boards include the Donegal and Cavan Area Basketball Boards and the North West Area Board (Donegal and Sligo). They cover the Area of Donegal, Sligo, Leitrim, Monaghan and Cavan.

North West Basketball Boards include the Donegal and Cavan Area Basketball Boards and the North West Area Board (Donegal and Sligo). They cover the Area of Donegal, Sligo, Leitrim, Monaghan and Cavan.

West Coast Basketball Area Boards in Ireland include Cork Basketball, Kerry Area Basketball Board, North Munster Area Boards (Tipperary, Limerick, Clare), Galway Area Basketball Board, Mayo Area Basketball Board, North Connacht Basketball Boards (Sligo, Roscommon, Leitrim, Longford), North West Basketball Boards (Donegal, Sligo, Cavan, Monaghan, Leitrim)

Cork Basketball

Cork Basketball Logo

Cork Ladies Area Board

CLAB

Cork Ladies Area Board | Ladies Premier Division 2010-2018

CLAB Ladies Premier League (Seasons):

2015-16 2017-18 2019-20

CLAB Ladies Senior League (Seasons):

2015-16 2019-20

CLAB Ladies Division 1 League (Seasons):

2015-16 2019-20

CLAB Ladies Premier Championship (Seasons):

2015-16

CLAB Ladies Senior Championship (Seasons):

2015-16

CLAB Ladies Division 1 Championship (Seasons):

2015-16

Picture Credit: [1] Cork Basketball (2017) Cork Basketball Logo [Internet] Available from: http://www.corkbasketball.com/home/wp-content/themes/legatus-theme.2017.05.12/images/logo.png [Accessed 11 January 2018]

Cork Basketball Logo

Cork Men’s Basketball Board

CMBB

Cork Men’s Basketball Board | Men’s Division 1 League 2010-2018

CMBB | Men’s Division 1 League (Seasons):

2017-18

Picture Credit: [1] Cork Basketball (2017) Cork Basketball Logo [Internet] Available from: http://www.corkbasketball.com/home/wp-content/themes/legatus-theme.2017.05.12/images/logo.png [Accessed 11 January 2018]

Kerry Area Basketball Board

The Kerry Area Basketball Board is one of a dozen in Ireland, operating Ladies and Men’s and Boys and Girls Leagues and Cups in Co. Kerry. It is Level 3 in the Basketball Ireland system, below the two National League Divisions in both Men’s and Ladies.

Kerry Area Basketball Board Logo

KABB Ladies Leagues & Cups

KABB

KABB Ladies Leagues

Kerry Area Basketball Board | Ladies Division 1 2011-2018

KABB Ladies Senior Division 1 (Seasons): 2015-16 2017-18

KABB Ladies Division 1 Cup (Seasons): 2015-16

KABB Ladies Division 2 Cup (Seasons): 2015-16

KABB Ladies Division 3 Cup (Seasons): 2015-16

Picture Credit: [1] Kerry Area Basketball Board – Twitter Account (2017) KABB Logo [Internet] Available from: https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/1379009051/KABB-logo-379x300_400x400.png [Accessed 11 January 2018]

Kerry Area Basketball Board Logo

KABB Men’s Leagues & Cups

KABB

Kerry Area Basketball Board | Men’s Division 1 2011-2018

KABB Men’s Senior Division 1 (Seasons): 2015-16 2017-18

KABB Men’s Cross Division 2/3 (Seasons): 2015-16

KABB Men’s Division 2 (Seasons): 2015-16

KABB Men’s Division 3 (Seasons): 2015-16

KABB Men’s Division 1 Cup (Seasons): 2015-16

KABB Men’s Division 2 Cup (Seasons): 2015-16

KABB Men’s Division 3 Cup (Seasons); 2015-16

Picture Credit: [1] Kerry Area Basketball Board – Twitter Account (2017) KABB Logo [Internet] Available from: https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/1379009051/KABB-logo-379x300_400x400.png [Accessed 11 January 2018]

North Munster Basketball Boards

North Munster Basketball Boards include Clare Area Basketball Board, North Munster Area Board, Thomond Basketball Board, covering Clare, Limerick and Tipperary

North Munster Basketball Boards include Clare Area Basketball Board, North Munster Area Board, Thomond Basketball Board, covering Clare, Limerick and Tipperary

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North Munster Basketball Boards

CABB

Clare Area Basketball Board

CABB | Finals (Seasons):

2017-18

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Galway Area Basketball Board

Galway Area Basketball Board Logo

Galway Area Basketball Board

GABB

Galway Area Basketball Board | Senior Men’s League 2016-2019

Galway Area Basketball Board | Senior Women’s Division 2016-2019

GABB Senior Men’s Division (Seasons):

2016-17 2017-18 2018-19

GABB Senior Women’s Division (Seasons):

2017-18 2018-19

Picture Credit: [1] Basketball Ireland Comortais (2017) Galway Area Basketball Board Button [Internet] Available from: http://kksebasketball.com/images/Uploads/Galway%20Area%20Basketball%20Board%20Button.jpg [Accessed 18 January 2018]

Mayo Area Basketball Board

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Mayo Area Basketball Board

MABB

MABB Finals (Seasons):

League & Championship Era:

1995-96 1996-97 1997-98 1998-99

League Playoffs & Cup Era

2006-07 2007-08 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17

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North Connacht Basketball Boards

North Connacht Basketball Boards include Sligo Area Basketball Board, Shannonside Basketball League, LonLeitRos Area Basketball Board, covering Counties Sligo, Leitrim, Longford, Roscommon and Westmeath

LonLeitRos Area Basketball Board

LonLeitRos Area Basketball Board

LLRABB

LonLeitRos Basketball Area Board | Senior Ladies 2016-2019

LonLeitRos Area Basketball Board | Senior Men’s Division 2016-2019

LLR Senior Ladies (Seasons):

2016-17 2017-18

LLR Senior Men’s (Seasons):

2016-17 2017-18

Shannonside Basketball League

SSBL

Shannonside Basketball League | Men’s League 2012-2015

Picture Credit: [1] Basketball Ireland Comortais (2017) LonLeitRos Area Board Logo [Internet] Available from: https://s25.postimg.org/brsqqr97j/LLR_logo.jpg [Accessed 18 January 2018]

North West Basketball Boards

North West Basketball Boards include the Donegal and Cavan Area Basketball Boards and the North West Area Board (Donegal and Sligo). They cover the Area of Donegal, Sligo, Leitrim, Monaghan and Cavan.

North West Basketball Boards include the Donegal and Cavan Area Basketball Boards and the North West Area Board (Donegal and Sligo). They cover the Area of Donegal, Sligo, Leitrim, Monaghan and Cavan.

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North West Area Boards

NWAB

NWAB Ladies League (Seasons): 2015-16

NWAB Underage Finals (Seasons): 2015-16 2017-18

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East Coast Area Boards

East Coast Area Boards include Basketball Northern Ireland, North East Basketball Boards (Louth, Meath, Monaghan, Westmeath), Dublin Ladies Area Board, Dublin Men’s Basketball Board, Midlands Area Basketball Board (Westmeath, Offaly, Laois, Kildare), South East Basketball Boards (Carlow, Kilkenny, Wicklow, Wexford and Waterford).

Basketball Northern Ireland covers the six counties of Antrim, Down, Armagh, Fermanagh, Tyrone and Derry.

Basketball Northern Ireland Logo

Basketball Northern Ireland

BNI

Basketball Northern Ireland | Men’s Premier League 2014-2018

Basketball Northern Ireland | Women’s Senior League 2014-2018

BNI Men’s Premier League (Seasons):

  2019-20 2017-18 2016-17 2015-16

BNI Women’s Senior League (Seasons):

 2017-18 2015-16

BNI Men’s Division 1 (Seasons):

2015-16 2019-20

BNI Men’s Division 2 (Seasons):

2015-16

Picture Credit: [1] Basketball Northern Ireland (2015) Basketball NI Logo [Internet] Available from: https://i0.wp.com/www.basketballni.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Basketball-NI-Logo-PNG-Medium.png?fit=283%2C100 [Accessed 26 March 2018]

North East Basketball Boards

The North East Basketball Board covers parts of Counties Louth, Meath, Monaghan, Westmeath, Cavan, and Fingal (North Dublin)

North East Basketball Board

North East Basketball Board

NEBB

North East Basketball Board | Senior Ladies League 2015-2018

North East Basketball Board | Senior Men’s League 2015-2018

NEBB | Senior Ladies League (Seasons):

2015-16 2016-17 2017-18

NEBB | Senior Men’s League (Seasons):

2015-16 2016-17 2017-18

PIcture Credit: [1] North East Basketball Board (2017) NEBB Logo [Internet] available from: http://www.nebb.ie/uploads/6/9/7/8/6978773/1476570926.png [Accessed 29 November 2017]

Dublin Ladies Basketball Board

Dublin Ladies Basketball Board Logo

Dublin Ladies Basketball Board (Seasons)

BLBB

DLBB Senior Division 1:

2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20

DLBB Senior Division 2:

2018-19 2019-20

DLBB Senior Division 3:

2018-19 2019-20

DLBB Senior Division 4:

2018-19 2019-20

DLBB Senior Division 5:

2018-19 2019-20

Picture Credit: [3] Dublin Ladies Basketball Board | Facebook (2019) Profile Picture May 25 2016 [Internet] Available from: https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/13245460_1080536705351042_4287672050882280668_n.jpg?_nc_cat=102&_nc_oc=AQmBcqQ8JkO4jOiICED0XUgBpOr8pZACwuFLBO8G2K5jMebQJHh8GszmjNbOpwWp3DxmJ9OnJtrP0QZnHeem9BBQ&_nc_ht=scontent-dub4-1.xx&oh=3abc74b987954583e2f377d072a77cd2&oe=5DCDB3E5 [Accessed 19 August 2019]

Dublin Men’s Basketball Board

Dublin Men's Basketball Board Logo

Dublin Men’s Basketball Board

DMBB

Dublin Men’s Basketball Board | Senior 1 Division 1992-2000

Dublin Men’s Basketball Board | Men’s Division 1 2014-2018

Dublin Men’s Basketball Board | Senior Division 2 2014-2018

DMBB | Senior Division 1 (Seasons):

2015-16 2017-18 2019-20

DMBB | Senior Division 2 (Seasons):

2019-20

DMBB | Senior Division 3 (Seasons):

2019-20

DMBB | Senior Division 4 (Seasons):

2019-20

DMBB | Cup Finals (Seasons):

1989-90 2015-16 2017-18

Picture Credit: [3] Dublin Men’s Basketball Board | Facebook (2019) Profile Picture July 9, 2019 [Internet] Available from: https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/66119555_1596526543820909_9014499105711325184_n.jpg?_nc_cat=109&_nc_oc=AQndZ7qr-SIeHicX4LYMWuyRkvb6b5tRrApCRpvGFbf7TMnzA0WUm8fzcQ7wb59O4llumc2VX_KSOYrq7bLqLjrh&_nc_ht=scontent-dub4-1.xx&oh=416102f33f5bbbc7c24e061de8e478ea&oe=5E225AE7 [Accessed 7 October 2019]

Midlands Area Basketball Board

Midlands Area Basketball Board Logo

Midland Area Basketball Board

MABB

Midland Area Basketball Board | Ladies Division 1 2013-2018

Midland Area Basketball Board | Men’s League 2013-2018

MABB | Ladies Division 1 (Seasons):

2015-16 2017-18

MABB | Men’s Division (Seasons):

2017-18

Picture Credit: [4] Basketball Ireland Comortais (2017) Midland Area Basketball Board Logo [Internet] Available from: http://bi.comortais.com/images/Uploads/MABB%20Button%2022.png [Accessed 12 December 2017]

Kilkenny and South East Area Basketball Board Logo

Kilkenny & South East Area Basketball Board

KSEABB

KSEABB | (Year-by-Year Champions):

2014-15

KSEABB | Senior Ladies League (Seasons):

2017-18

KSEABB | Senior Men’s League (Seasons):

2017-18

Picture Credit: [1] Basketball Ireland Comortais (2017) Kilkenny South East Area Basketball Board Logo [Internet] Available from: http://bi.comortais.com/images/Uploads/Kilkenny%20&%20South%20East%20Area%20Basketball%20Board%20Button.jpg [Accessed 12 December 2017]

Basketball Age Groups

Colleges and Universities Basketball

CUSAI Logo

Basketball Ireland Varsities

Basketball Ireland Varsities

Basketball Ireland | Varsities Men’s Division A (Seasons): 2019 2017 

CUSAI Basketball Intervarsities Men (Seasons): 2002-03

Basketball Ireland | Varsities Women’s Division A (Seasons): 2019 2017

CUSAI Basketball Intervarsities Women (Seasons): 2002-03

Basketball Ireland | Varsities Men’s B (Seasons): 2017

Basketball Ireland | Varsities Women’s B (Seasons): 2017

[1] Wikipedia (2020) CUSAI Logo [Internet] Available from: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/1/18/CUSAI-Logo-Only.jpg/220px-CUSAI-Logo-Only.jpg [Accessed 12 April 2020]

Student Sport Ireland Logo

National Basketball Colleges Cup

SSI;

Basketball Ireland National Basketball Colleges Cup Men’s Division 1 (Seasons): 2016-17

Basketball Ireland Men’s Colleges League Division 1 (Seasons): 2013-14

Basketball Ireland National Basketball Colleges Cup Women’s Division 1 (Seasons): 2016-17

Basketball Ireland Women’s Colleges League Division 1 (Seasons): 2013-14

All-Ireland Underage Club Cups and Championships

Underage Basketball Championships have been held in Ireland since the time of the Amateur Basketball Association of Ireland (1947-1979) – then known as Minor Championships, they were based on the GAA system of County and Club Championships, with Provincial Championships preceeding the All-Ireland Championships.

After the ABAI was renamed the Irish Basketball Association in 1980 there was widespread restructuring within Irish Basketball, with the counties replaced by Area Boards, and a National League based on Clubs replacing the All-Ireland County and Club Championships. With this there were only Area Board Leagues for Underage grades and son a Playoff system was introduced for the winners of each. The Under 19 Regional Championships were played from the 1980s to early 2000s when again the Regional Championships were replaced by the All-Ireland Club Cups after the rebranding of the IBA as Basketball Ireland.

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IBA Regional Championships

IBA Boys U19 Regional Championships. IBA Girls U19 Regional Championships.

IBA U19 Boys Regional Championships (Seasons):

1998-99

IBA U19 Girls Regional Championships (Seasons):

1998-99

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Schools Basketball

There is an All-Ireland Schools Basketball Cup at U19 & U16 Level for both Boys & Girls, and Regional Basketball Leagues followed by an All-Ireland League Playoff at U19, U16, U15 & U14 Levels for both Boys and Girls.

Below you will find links to the index pages of the All-Ireland and Regional Leagues and Cups:

All-Ireland Schools Basketball Finals

Irish Schools Basketball was reorganized in 1984, with the Championship, based like the GAA, on a regional knockout followed by All-Ireland knockout basis, with an All-Ireland League and Cup, with the League based along the lines of Regional Leagues, followed by All-Ireland Playoffs and Finals in the National Basketball Arena, in Tymon, Tallaght, Dublin 24.

The Irish Schools Basketball Association (Boys) and Schoolgirls Basketball Association of Ireland were brought together under one organisation: Basketball Ireland Post-Primary Schools in 2003. At the same time the Senior (Under 18) and Junior / Cadette (Under 15) grades were renamed Under 19 and Under 16 grades.

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All-Ireland Schools Finals

SBAI / ISBA, BIPPS

SBAI / ISBA All-Ireland Schools Finals (Seasons):

1995-96 1996-97 1997-98 1998-99 1999-2000 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03

BIPPS All-Ireland Schools Finals (Seasons):

2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18

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All-Ireland Schools Basketball Finals

Basketball Ireland All-Ireland Schools Finals (Seasons)

All-Ireland Schools Cup

The All-Ireland Schools Basketball Cup is played on a National Level through all rounds, and is a straight knockout (single elimination) tournament played over a number of weekends.

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Boys Schools Cup

U19, U16, U15 Boys

Under 19 Boys Subway All-Ireland Schools Cup

Basketball Ireland U19 A Boys Subway All-Ireland Schools Cup  (Seasons): 2019-20 2018-19  2017-18 2015-16

Basketball Ireland U19 B Boys All-Ireland Schools Cup (Seasons):  2019-20 2017-18 2015-16

Basketball Ireland U19 C Boys All-Ireland Schools Cup (Seasons): 2019-20 2015-16

Under 16 Boys Subway All-Ireland Schools Cup

Basketball Ireland U16 A Boys All-Ireland Schools Cup (Seasons): 2019-20 2018-19 2017-18 2015-16

Basketball Ireland U16 B Boys All-Ireland Schools Cup(Seasons):  2019-20 2017-18

Basketball Ireland U16 C Boys All-Ireland Schools Cup (Seasons): 2019-20

Under 15 Boys Subway All-Ireland Schools Cup

Basketball Ireland U15 B Boys All-Ireland Schools Cup (Seasons): 2016-17

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BIPPS Girls Schools Cup

BIPPS

Under 19 Girls Subway All-Ireland Schools Cup

Basketball Ireland U19 A Girls Subway All-Ireland Schools Cup (Seasons):  2019-20 2018-19 2017-18 2015-16

Basketball Ireland U19 B Girls All-Ireland Schools Cup (Seasons):  2019-20 2017-18

Basketball Ireland U19 C Girls All-Ireland Schools Cup (Seasons): 2019-20

Under 16 Girls Subway All-Ireland Schools Cup

Basketball Ireland U16 A Girls All-Ireland Schools Cup (Seasons):  2019-20 2018-19 2017-18 

Basketball Ireland U16 B Girls All-Ireland Schools Cup (Seasons):  2019-20 2017-18

Basketball Ireland U16 C Girls All-Ireland Schools Cup (Seasons): 2019-20

Under 15 Girls Subway All-Ireland Schools Cup

Basketball Ireland U15 A Girls All-Ireland Schools Cup (Seasons): 2016-17

Basketball Ireland U15 B Girls All-Ireland Schools Cup (Seasons): 2016-17

Basketball Ireland U15 C Girls All-Ireland Schools Cup (Seasons): 2016-17

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All-Ireland Schools Basketball League

Irish Schools Basketball was reorganized in 1984, with the Championship, based like the GAA, on a regional knockout followed by All-Ireland knockout basis, with an All-Ireland League and Cup, with the League based along the lines of Regional Leagues, followed by All-Ireland Playoffs and Finals in the National Basketball Arena, in Tymon, Tallaght, Dublin 24.

The Irish Schools Basketball Association (Boys) and Schoolgirls Basketball Association of Ireland were brought together under one organisation: Basketball Ireland Post-Primary Schools in 2003. At the same time the Senior (Under 18) and Junior / Cadette (Under 15) grades were renamed Under 19 and Under 16 grades.

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Basketball Ireland Post-Primary Schools Era Seasons

BIPPS

BIPPS | All-Ireland Schools League | U19 A Boys (Seasons): 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19

BIPPS | All-Ireland Schools League | U19 A Girls (Seasons): 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19

BIPPS | All-Ireland Schools League | U19 B Boys (Seasons): 2016-17

BIPPS | All-Ireland Schools League | U19 B Girls (Seasons): 2016-17

BIPPS | All-Ireland Schools League | U16 A Boys (Seasons): 2017-18

BIPPS | All-Ireland Schools League | U16 A Girls (Seasons): 2017-18

BIPPS | All-Ireland Schools League | Minor B Boys (Seasons): 2016-17

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Irish Schools Basketball Association (Boys) Era Seasons

ISBA

ISBA All Ireland League U18A Boys (Seasons): 1993-94

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Schoolgirls Basketball Association of Ireland Era Seasons

SBAI

SBAI All Ireland League Senior A Girls (Seasons): 1993-94 1990-91 

SBAI All Ireland League Senior B Girls (Seasons): 1990-91

SBAI All Ireland League Senior C Girls (Seasons): 1990-91

SBAI All Ireland League Cadette A Girls (Seasons): 1990-91

SBAI All Ireland League Cadette B Girls (Seasons): 1990-91

SBAI All Ireland League Cadette C Girls (Seasons): 1990-91

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All-Ireland Schools Basketball Championship

The Schoolgirls Basketball Association of Ireland and Irish Schoolboys Basketball Association organized the All-Ireland Schools Championship up until 1984, when it was reorganized on a League and Cup basis.

The SBAI and ISBA All-Ireland Championships were organized on a regional knockout basis, followed by an All-Ireland knockout stage much like in the GAA (Gaelic Athletic Association).

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All-Ireland Schools Basketball Championship

All-Ireland Schools Basketball Championships

Schoolgirls Basketball Association of Ireland All-Ireland Championship Finals:

SBAI All-Ireland Championships Senior A Girls 1974-1984: https://eirball.ie/2020/05/05/schoolgirls-basketball-association-of-ireland-all-ireland-schools-championship-senior-a-girls-1974-1984/

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Regional Schools Basketball

The Schools Basketball Inter Regionals are a Representative Competition for the 9 Regions in the Irish Schools Basketball System. Players are selected to represent their region from the Schools within that region and the Tournament is used to select players for the Schools Basketball International Panel.

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Schools Basketball Inter-Regionals

Inter-Regionals

SBAI Girls U-18 All Ireland Inter Regionals (Seasons):

1997-98 2000-01 2002-03

SBAI Girls U-15 All Ireland Inter Regionals (Seasons):

1997-98 2000-01 2002-03

ISBA Boys U-17 All Ireland Inter-Regionals (Seasons): 1997-98

ISBA Boys U-15 All Ireland Inter Regionals (Seasons): 1997-98

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Secondary Schoolgirls Association Dublin Regional Basketball League

SSA DRBL

The Dublin Regional Basketball League is a Dublin-Area Schoolgirls Basketball League which qualifies schools for the All-Ireland League Playoffs.

Secondary Schoolgirls Association | Dublin Regional Basketball League (Overviews):

Secondary Schoolgirls Association | Dublin Regional Basketball League | U19 Premier Finals 2009-2018

Secondary Schoolgirls Association | Dublin Regional Basketball League | U16 Premier Finals 2009-2018

Secondary Schoolgirls Association | Dublin Regional Basketball League | 2nd Year Premier Finals 2009-2018

Secondary Schoolgirls Association | Dublin Regional Basketball League | 1st Year Premier Finals 2009-2018

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South East Schoolgirls Basketball

The SESGB League was one of nine regional school leagues in Ireland, with the winners (and in some cases runners-up and 3rd place) qualifying for the All-Ireland League Playoffs. Leagues were divided into “A”, “B”, “C” and “D” based on the size of the school, and there were U19, U16, 2nd Year and 1st Year Grades. There was no “A” League in SESGB in 2015-16, therefore making the “B” League the highest level in the South East.

Community Games Basketball

Community Games is an organisation in Ireland which runs sporting & other competitions for Children & Teenagers on a parish/community level throughout Ireland, with County Competitions followed by Provincial & All Ireland Finals.

Connaught Community Games Logo

Community Games Basketball

Community Games Basketball

Connacht Community Games Basketball (Season): 2019

Mayo Community Games Basketball (Seasons): 1994 1995

Clare Community Games Basketball (Seasons): 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018

Picture Credit: [1] Connacht Community Games Facebook (2016) Profile PictureApril 15, 2016 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/1209766895707977/photos/a.1224627144221952/1224627150888618/ [Accessed 28 January 2021]

Mini-Basketball

Mini Basketball is a version of Basketball for Primary School Aged Children, with shorter baskets, less time per quarter and less players on the court. There is also modified rules to make the game more inclusive (such as all players playing a minimum amount of quarters).

Mini Basketball is a version of Basketball for Primary School Aged Children, with shorter baskets, less time per quarter and less players on the court. There is also modified rules to make the game more inclusive (such as all players playing a minimum amount of quarters).

Mini Basketball is a version of Basketball for Primary School Aged Children, with shorter baskets, less time per quarter and less players on the court. There is also modified rules to make the game more inclusive (such as all players playing a minimum amount of quarters).

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Mini-Basketball

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Roscommon Primary Schools Mini Basketball Finals (Seasons): 2019

Longford Primary Schools Mini Basketball Finals (Seasons): 2016

Options Unlimited Summer School Baseball, Flag Football and Basketball (Seasons): 1986

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Other Basketball

As well as the National Leagues & Cups, International Basketball, Schools, Colleges & Underage Basketball there is Special Olympics Basketball, 3×3 Basketball, Wheelchair Basketball, Independent Basketball Competitions (Macra, Community Games), Mixed Basketball.

Special Olympics Basketball

Special Olympics World  Games Los Angeles 2015 Logo

Special Olympics Basketball

Special Olympics World Games

Special Olympics World Games Women’s Basketball (Editions): Los Angeles 2015

Picture Credit: [1] Pinterest (2020) c4ae7265dbc9befb7b59fe5321beaefc [Internet] Available from: https://i.pinimg.com/originals/c4/ae/72/c4ae7265dbc9befb7b59fe5321beaefc.jpg [Accessed 7 September 2020]

Wheelchair Basketball

Irish Wheelchair Basketball Logo

Wheelchair Basketball

Irish Wheelchair Basketball League

Irish Wheelchair Basketball League (Overviews):

IWA | Irish Wheelchair Basketball League 2015-2018

IWBL (Seasons): 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18

IWBL National Cup (Seasons): 2016-17

Picture Credit: Sporting Pulse International (2017) Irish Wheelchair Basketball Logo [Internet] http://img.wh.sportingpulseinternational.com/c2ba22a05ad43189e7400450ca9c7f5dS1.jpg [Accessed 1 May 2017]

3×3 Basketball

FIBA 3x3 Logo

FIBA Europe 3×3

FIBA Europe 3×3

FIBA Europe | 3×3 Europe Cup | Mens Qualifiers:

2017

FIBA Europe | 3×3 Europe Cup | Womens Qualifiers:

2017

FIBA Europe | 3×3 Europe Cup | U18 Mens Qualifiers:

2016

Picture Credit: FIBA Americas (2017)FIBA 3×3 Logo [Internet] Available from: http://www.fibaamericas.com/files/fotos/ios/65683ACFD10A467C958A92FDA4EA9574.jpg [Accessed 15 March 2017]

Mixed Basketball

Dublin Indoor Sports runs Mixed Basketball competitions on the Northside and Southside of the City.

Dublin Indoor Sports Mixed Basketball

DIS

Dublin Indoor Sports Mixed Basketball (Seasons):

Dublin Indoor Sports Mixed 5v5 Basketball 2016

Macra na Feirme Basketball

As well as the National Leagues & Cups, International Basketball, Schools, Colleges & Underage Basketball there is Special Olympics Basketball, 3×3 Basketball, Wheelchair Basketball, Independent Basketball Competitions (Macra, Community Games), Mixed Basketball.

Special Olympics Basketball

Special Olympics World  Games Los Angeles 2015 Logo

Special Olympics Basketball

Special Olympics World Games

Special Olympics World Games Women’s Basketball (Editions): Los Angeles 2015

Picture Credit: [1] Pinterest (2020) c4ae7265dbc9befb7b59fe5321beaefc [Internet] Available from: https://i.pinimg.com/originals/c4/ae/72/c4ae7265dbc9befb7b59fe5321beaefc.jpg [Accessed 7 September 2020]

Wheelchair Basketball

Irish Wheelchair Basketball Logo

Wheelchair Basketball

Irish Wheelchair Basketball League

Irish Wheelchair Basketball League (Overviews):

IWA | Irish Wheelchair Basketball League 2015-2018

IWBL (Seasons): 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18

IWBL National Cup (Seasons): 2016-17

Picture Credit: Sporting Pulse International (2017) Irish Wheelchair Basketball Logo [Internet] http://img.wh.sportingpulseinternational.com/c2ba22a05ad43189e7400450ca9c7f5dS1.jpg [Accessed 1 May 2017]

3×3 Basketball

FIBA 3x3 Logo

FIBA Europe 3×3

FIBA Europe 3×3

FIBA Europe | 3×3 Europe Cup | Mens Qualifiers:

2017

FIBA Europe | 3×3 Europe Cup | Womens Qualifiers:

2017

FIBA Europe | 3×3 Europe Cup | U18 Mens Qualifiers:

2016

Picture Credit: FIBA Americas (2017)FIBA 3×3 Logo [Internet] Available from: http://www.fibaamericas.com/files/fotos/ios/65683ACFD10A467C958A92FDA4EA9574.jpg [Accessed 15 March 2017]

Mixed Basketball

Dublin Indoor Sports runs Mixed Basketball competitions on the Northside and Southside of the City.

Dublin Indoor Sports Mixed Basketball

DIS

Dublin Indoor Sports Mixed Basketball (Seasons):

Dublin Indoor Sports Mixed 5v5 Basketball 2016

Macra na Feirme Basketball

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Macra na Feirme Basketball

Macra na Feirme Mixed Basketball

Macra na Feirme Mixed Basketball (Seasons):

Macra National Sports Day Mixed Basketball (Seasons): 1991

World Basketball

NBA & NCAA Basketball

From the National Basketball Association (NBA) to the WNBA (Women’s), NBA D-Leagues (Development Leagues) to NBA 2K (E-Basketball) there is more to the NBA than most people know.

NBA & NCAA Basketball

From the National Basketball Association (NBA) to the WNBA (Women’s), NBA D-Leagues (Development Leagues) to NBA 2K (E-Basketball) there is more to the NBA than most people know.

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National Basketball Association

NBA

National Basketball Association Leagues | NBA, WNBA, NBA G-League, NBA 2K-League (seasons):

2019-20

National Basketball Association (Overviews):

National Basketball Association 2002-2007 (Pat Burke, Orlando Magic & Phoenix Suns)

National Basketball Association | Preseasons:

2020-21 2019

Womens National Basketball Association (Overviews):

Womens National Basketball Association 1997-1999

National Basketball Association Development League (Overviews):

National Basketball Development League 2001-2005

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