Donegal side claim Basketball Ireland awards double

Donegal has claimed a double in the monthly Basketball Ireland awards for December.

Paul McDevitt from the Fabplus North West team based in Ballyshannon, has been won the Women’s Division One coach of the month award, while one of his team, Makenzie Burud, has been named the player of the month.

A fantastic run in December saw them secure a spot in their first ever Senior Women’s Cup semi-final with a win over UL Huskies, before they caused a major upset in Cork with a league win over Fr Mathews.

The Donegal side face Dublin side Meteors in the cup semi-final in Cork’s Neptune Stadium this Saturday at 4pm.


Basketball Ireland Fixtures: January 5-7th, 2018


Friday, January 5th, 2018

Hula Hoops President’s Cup semi-final

Neptune v Keane’s SuperValu Killorglin, Neptune Stadium, 20.30



Saturday, January 6th, 2018


Hula Hoops Senior Women’s National Cup semi-final

Fabplus North West v Meteors, Neptune Stadium, 16.00

Swords Thunder v Fr Mathews, Neptune Stadium, 18.00


Hula Hoops President’s Cup semi-final

St Paul’s Killarney v Ballincollig, Neptune Stadium, 20.00


Hula Hoops Women’s National Cup semi-final

UCC Glanmire v Brunell, Mardyke Arena, 14.00

NUIG Mystics v DCU Mercy, Mardyke Arena, 16.00



Sunday, January 7th, 2018


Basketball Ireland Men’s Super League

DCU Saints v Moycullen, St Vincent’s BC, 15.30