There is a great weekend's basketball in store for all at the sniot top 4 semi fanals and finals this weekend in Virginia and Mullagh.
Saturday 9th March
Virginia College (Senior Men)
5.30pm: [1 V 4] Drogheda Bullets A V Navan Cougars
7.30pm: [2 V 3] East Cavan Eagles V Blackwater Steelers
Mullagh Sports Hall: Senior Ladies
5.30pm: [2 V 3] East Cavan Eagles V Dunshaughlin Rockets
7.30pm: [1 V 4] Muckno Lakers V Drogheda Sparks
Sunday 10th March, Virginia College
5pm Senior Ladies' Final: Winner Semi Final 2 V Winner Semi Final 1
7pm Senior Men's Final: Winner Semi Final 1 V Semi Final 2
Trials for the U16 & U18 NEBB Knights regional teams take place on Monday 18th February in Mullagh Hall. This year the teams will be travelling again to the Eurobasket tournament in Lloret de Mar, Spain in the first week in July.
Monday's times are 10am to 1pm for the boys and 2pm to 5pm for the girls.
If there are any players who wish to attend the trials but haven’t already participated in the preliminary training day in January can you please complete and submit this registration form:
Trials for U14 Boys & Girls squads will take place on Thursday* 21st February, also in Mullagh Hall.
(*Please note change of date due to rescheduling of the North Academy dates)
Times are 9.30am to 11.45am for the girls and 12pm to 2.15pm for the boys.
These teams will be participating in some home tournaments .
Again, any players who weren’t able to attend the training session in January can register their interest by completing and submitting the registration form: [Signups are no longer being accepted]
Players attending either sets of training/trials should bring their own ball, drink of water, snacks and €5 for hall hire.
If there are any coaches/volunteers who wish to help out with any of the Knights squads please contact the secretary, Clare O'Reilly, at KnightsSecretary@nebb.ie
NE Knights will hold introductory training sessions for U14/16/18 players on Saturday, 19th January in Mullagh Sports Hall
U14 Boys/Girls: 10.30am - 12.30pm
U16/18 Girls: 1pm - 3pm
U16/18 Boys: 3.30pm - 5.30pm
Training is open to all eligible North East players. Players should bring a ball, drink, gum shields and €5 for hall hire.
Further training and team trials will take place on Monday 18th and Friday 22nd February.
Congratulations to the Drogheda Bullets senior men's team who qualified for the final of the Hula Hoops NICC Men’s National Cup at the weekend in a thrilling victory over BC Leixlip Zalgiris in the semi final in Cork.
The final is set for Friday 25th January when they will face Glasnevin BC.
Introductory Coaching Course at Streete Parish Park on Sunday 25th November 9.30am - 5.30pm.
Basketball Ireland appointed Tutor is Martin Hehir.
Fee for course is €40
Level 1 Coaching Course: Dunshaughlin Community Centre on Fri 19th, Sat 20th and Sun 21st October
There are places on offer to other clubs in NEBB if there are any interested coaches
Cost is €80 per person
Contact at Aileen at 086 3910221 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to book a place and get further details of times each day.
Drogheda Bullets to host two coaching courses in September.
Introductory Coaching Course
Sunday 9 September
Level 1 Coaching Course
Fri 14/Sat 15/Sun 16 September
Contact: email@example.com to reserve a place.
Congratulations to all the players and coaches of the U16 and U18 North East Knights teams who competed at the Eurobasket tournament in Lloret de Mar, Spain, this past week, walking away as winners in all 4 of their competitions. Full report and more photos to follow.
Date: June 10th
Time: 1030 til 1230
Venue: St Marys Diocesan School, Beamore Road, Drogheda
Eligibility: Girls born in 2004 and 2005
Players to register by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Players to bring €5 plus a ball on the day.
The team will be coached by Maeve Coleman.