Hula Hoops National Cup Draw


Basketball Ireland’s Under 18 National Cup Draw has been announced.

East Cavan Eagles Women & Men will be action this year.

Our Under 18 women will travel to Kildare where Liffey Celtics host the competition.

They will join Killester and the hosts Liffey Celtics in their pool whilst Fr.Matthews, Moycullen & Glanmire are in the other pool.

Full details of the draw are here  U18 Womens Pools 1516

This looks like a very exciting weekend of basketball with perhaps some of the finest exponents of under 18’s basketball on display.

Meanwhile, Eagles boys will travel to Letterkenny where they sharea pool with Neptune, Belfast Star & JM&L Titians from Galway. In the other pool we see St. Brendan’s, Killester, St. Mary’s and host Letterkenny Blaze.

Full details of the draw are here U18 Mens Pools 1516

This again brings together some very talented players and will I’m sure bring some very exciting games.

Both tournaments take place over the weekend of 7/8 November.

We wish both our teams and their coaches the very best of luck.


Eagles Fly The Coop……but just for the weekend

Eagles LogoUlster RocketsTolka BC Crest

Both our Under 18 Girls & Boys will leave Virginia this weekend for destinations north and south. Eagles Under 18 Girls have been invited to play in the Ulster Rockets BLITZ IT tournament which will take place over Saturday and Sunday 19th/20th September inLa Salle and Methodist College Belfast .

Fixtures are as follows:

TEAMSU16 Ireland 1U16 Ireland 2DCURockets U18'sEast Cavan Eagles
9.3Rockets vEast Cavan EaglesLa Salle9.3U18 Semi Final 1
10.15Ireland 1v DCULa Salle10.3U18 Semi Final 2
11Ireland 2v RocketsLa Salle11.3Senior Semi Final 1
11.45East Cavan Eaglesv Ireland 1La Salle12.3Senior Semi Final 2
1DCUv Ireland 2La Salle1.3Final U18's
1.45Rockets vIreland 1La Salle2.15Senior Final
3East Cavan EaglesvIreland 2La Salle4Dinner at Belfast City Hall with Presentation of Prizes.
3.45DCUvRocketsLa Salle
5East Cavan EaglesvDCULa Salle
5Ireland 1vIreland 2u18Methody
Tournament Rules:
Each team will have 4 games.
2 x 15 minute halves running clock except for last minute of each half.
One time out per half.
3 Pts for win, 1 pt for Loss

As you can see the girls will be competing at a very high level here and all at the club wish them well.

Meanwhile the boys head to Dublin to to take part in a mini-tournament in Tolka Rovers on Sunday 20th Spetember

Fixtures are as follows:

09:00Tolka RoversKillester
10:15Drogheda BulletsEast Cavan Eagles
11:30Tolka RoversDrogheda Bullets
12:45KillesterEast Cavan Eagles
14:00KillesterDrogheda Bullets
15:15KillesterEast Cavan Eagles
All games 8min quarters

So it will be 2 clubs from the North East and 2 clubs from Dublin and we are sure it will be a great days basketball.

It is great to see that as we enter only our fourth season as a club, the recognition our players are getting from around the country.

Well done to all our coaches and players.

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