St. Patrick’s Festival of Basketball.

Well we are not sure if basketball was around when St. Patrick landed on our fair isle but if it had been, he certainly would not have banished it.

East Cavan Eagles have been selected to host this year’s NEBB (North East Basketball Board) Senior Men & Ladies Top Four Tournament.
The games will take place in Virginia College over two days, Saturday 18th of March for the semi-finals and Sunday 19th of March for the finals.

Teams from Castleblayney, Oldcastle, Navan, Drogheda and Virginia will take part in what promises to be a very exciting weekend of sport.

The schedule for the Top Fours will be as follows.

Saturday 18th March

Ben Kelly Flynn goes past B.C Savi’s Rokus Rimkus

15:30 Senior Ladies Semi-Final 1

Muckno Lakers vs Navan Cougars

17:00 Senior Ladies Semi-Final 2

East Cavan Eagles vs Drogheda Sparks

18:30 Men’s Semi Final 1

Blayney Blazers vs Navan Cougars

20:00 Men’s Semi-Final 2
B.C. Savi vs East Cavan Eagles

Sunday 19th March

17:30 Senior Ladies Final followed by Presentation

19:30 Senior Men’s Final followed by Presentation

The senior game of basketball has enjoyed a tremendous resurgence in the North East Region over the past few years and the numbers of spectators have grown steadily. The games are fast paced and contested with great energy, many new spectators are amazed at the pace of the game. If you have not yet witnessed a game, we suggest to come down to Virginia College and be entertained.

To add to the entertainment, and to give you the opportunity to see the future stars of the North East we have some Juvenile games on both days.

Saturday 18th March

10:30 Eagles Under 14 Boys vs Drogheda Bullets
12:00 Eagles Under 18 Boys vs Drogheda Bullets
13:30 Eagles Under 12 Boys vs Drogheda Bullets

Sunday 19th March

12:30 Eagles Under 14 Girls vs Drogheda Sparks
14:00 Eagles Under 16 Girls vs Drogheda Bullets
15:30 Eagles Under 12 Girls vs Drogheda Bullets

Admission is free and we would love to welcome you

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