Archive for June, 2015

Summer Slam 2015

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

Summer Slam took place in Stirling, Scotland last weekend.

This years U14 Summer Slam receives4 female sides: Scotland, Northern Ireland, Dublin (Ireland) and OSK Olomouc (Czech Republic) ; and 4 male sides: Scotland, Northern Ireland, TJ Sokol Pražský (Czech Republic) and Wales.

Playing over 3 days to be crown FIBA U14 Summer Slam (Scotland) Champions.

First up for the Girls were TJ Sokol Pražský (Czech Republic). First quarter saw the Czech side up 13 – 8, and they extended their lead at the half 31 – 17.

It was a thrilling comeback from the girls in the second half and they deserved their 3pt win over the Czech side 54- 57.

Great display by Dublin and oblate girls.

Next up for the Dublin girls were Basketball Northern Ireland. It was a victory for the Dubs with a score line of 64 – 32.

Up next for the girls were the home side Scotland. This proved to be another thrilling game. All supporters were on their edge of their seats throughout. Terrific display by both teams but the Dublin girls had to much in overtime to win by 8pts, 74 – 66.

Great displays from Dynamos Lauren and Ciara.

The final was the next challenge for these young girls against the Czech side they had previously beaten. Again the girls found themselves down at the half 35-17. Another courageous comeback from girls in blue in the third to leave them only 12pts down going into the last quarter but it wasn’t to be and TJ Sokol Pražský take the title.

Super display from all involved this weekend. Great basketball and great friendships formed.Well done, especially Dynamos Ciara White (vice captain) and Lauren Malone.


Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

Oblate Basketball club are currently seeking coaches for the coming season 2015/2016.

The club consists of boys and girls teams from Under 10 to National League.

Please note that these positions are on a voluntary basis.