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# Basketball Ireland

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# Announcement
Basketball Ireland appoint former Six Nations boss Feehan as new chief executive
‘There is huge scope for growth,’ says Bernard O’Byrne’s successor.
# Green Light
Basketball's '21/22 National League season to finally begin in October
Senior Super League and Division One clubs will be allowed to resume collective training from this day next week, 23 August.
# Online abuse
Basketball Ireland condemns 'disgraceful' online comments aimed at women's U20 side
‘Our players and coaching staff have dedicated a lot of time and effort to represent their country.’
# Bernard O'Byrne
Basketball CEO Bernard O'Byrne steps down over Raheem Sterling social media post
O’Byrne was under pressure following a Facebook comment about English player Raheem Sterling.
# Bernard O'Byrne
Basketball Ireland 'conducting full investigation' after CEO's Raheem Sterling penalty comment
Bernard O’Byrne apologises for ‘an error of judgement’.
# Hard Times
'No alternative' as Basketball Ireland cancel entire league season
However, no decision has been made over the 2020/21 Men’s National Cup.
# Court Call
Belfast Star crowned Men's Super League winners as leaders Tralee penalised
Arbitration hearing upholds decision to penalise Tralee for ‘an unintentional rule violation’.
# Starman
'David is like a 30-year-old. He sees two or three passes ahead of everyone'
Kieran Donaghy got an insight into Clifford’s skillset at IT Tralee this year.
# Under fire
Niall Quinn defends FAI's €30 million rescue package after Basketball Ireland criticism
The former Ireland striker has recently taken over as the association’s Interim Deputy CEO.
# double standards
Basketball Ireland lash out at government over FAI's €30m 'get-out-of-jail-free card'
After a critical statement was released today, Bernard O’Byrne has revealed the extent of their frustrations to The42.
# Talent
'I think in three years' time, there will be an Irish player in the NBA'
Journalist and author Emmet Ryan on touring Europe for his new book, Irish basketball’s great hope Aidan Harris Igiehon and more.
# Hoop Dreams
Ireland U20s stun Croatia to reach FIBA European Championship semi-final
The Ireland women’s team will take on Bulgaria in Saturday’s semi-final showdown.
# dynamic duo
From epic buzzer-beater to mid-interview row - Dwyer sisters star in historic win
Fr Mathews were crowned Basketball Ireland Women’s Champions Trophy champions yesterday.
# hulahoops cup
Brunell book place in National Cup final with nine-point victory over Fr. Mathews
It was an action-packed encounter at Neptune Stadium this evening.
# irish basketball
Finn shines as U18s grab Ireland's first ever Div A win to keep survival hopes alive
Bosnia-Herzegovina will battle Ireland’s U18 women tomorrow with Division A status on the line.
# Finals day
Tralee win second straight Champions Trophy as Glanmire take Women's Playoff final glory
IT Carlow and Fr Matthews took the spoils in the Division One finals.
# sister sister
'We could kill each other... But it kind of makes us as well'
Niamh and Gráinne Dwyer chat to The42 about their roles in helping to define Irish basketball for more than a decade.
# RIP
Basketball community in mourning following the sudden passing of Irish underage star
Liam Chandler has been described as a player of ‘great character, talent and commitment.’
# Euro Vision
'We won’t comprehend it for a few weeks': Silver medal for Ireland's historic basketball team
Tommy O’Mahony’s side faced Germany in the decider.
# Hoop Dreams
History makers: Ireland U18 Women storm into FIBA European Championships semi-final
The U18 women’s team is the first underage Irish basketball team in history to reach the European semis.
# shootin' hoops
All focus turns to Cork as basketball Cup semi-finals play off this weekend
We preview what’s to be played for across the board.
# experienced
US coach Strickland takes charge of Ireland senior men's basketball team
The former Neptunes player/coach has been appointed on a two-year contract.
# N-word
Under 15 Irish basketball team called 'outrageous' names in racist online rant
Ask.fm is in the spotlight again.
# Hoop Dreams
Heir Jordan: Having just one arm won't dull this Kerry kid's hoop dreams
14-year old Jordan Lee has ambitions of playing for Ireland.
# Basketball Ireland
Basketball Ireland to repay €124k for 'serious error' in use of grant money
Over €1.2 million in capital funding was instead spent on development programmes by the association.
# Basketball
American dream retold in documentary on Irish basketball's glory days
We Got Game, a documentary looking back at the American stars who made Irish basketball sexy in the 1980s, debuts tonight on Setanta Ireland.
# Boost
Back on air: Setanta to show national basketball cup finals
Basketball Ireland welcomed an agreement with the sports channel to broadcast live coverage of the games for the next three years.
# Cutbacks
RTÉ pull the plug on national basketball finals coverage
The cost involved in airing Euro 2012 and the Olympics has contributed to the coverage being cancelled after 25 years.