Parent’s View of International Basketball

In August 2014 the Ireland U16 boys team, nicknamed Joey’s army as they were coached by Joey Boylan, travelled to Strumica in Macedonia for the European Championships.  It was the culmination of 18 months of hard work and the end of an incredible journey for all the boys and for their parents.  Three boys from …

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Ulster Rockets Training

Ulster Rockets was set up in 2006 with assistance from BNI to provide a player pathway for females to play in All Ireland Competitions. Ulster Rockets have participated in the Women’s Super League which is now known as the Premier League. Ulster Rockets is open to any female from any club in Ulster. Signing up …

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Exhibition Game in La Salle

The Lake Michigan Admirals are led by former Harlem Globe Trotter 6’7 Antonio ‘Rainmaker’ Griffin (pictured below). Griffin played his college ball at Florida State and Cal State before being drafted into the NBA D League by the Bakersfield Jam. Also with the Admirals is 6’6 Odgra Bobo who has played professionally in Saudi Arabia, …

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Referees Course and Club Development Courses in August and September

BNI are pleased to announce a referees course in partnership with Special Olympics NI. This course is essential for clubs to develop and grow as we are always searching for the new officials of the future. It will also help clubs progress on the Club-Mark Initiative as run by BNI. This course is the first …

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Irish Player Profile

From the 20th of August to the 30th of August 2014 Connor McCann will be playing for Ireland in this year’s European u16 Basketball Championships in FYR Macedonia.   Playing in this championship is the culmination of  a lengthy selection and training  process, with Connor making the initial  Squad in October 2012 and being selected …

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