Local Basketball Notes (week ending 13th October 2019)

Clare Area Basketball Board – Update as of 12/10/2019

Saturday saw the turn of the U16 Boys in the Clare Area Basketball Board to ‘strut’ there stuff….and strut they did..

First game up was Comets vs KBC (Kilrush) and this went right to the wire – a very exciting match which saw Comets come from behind and take a one point lead only for KBC to throw a buzzer beater in the last second and win by one . A very tight match indeed.


Next into battle was KBC & Panthers which went Panthers way in a fine display of some great basketball – KBC left with one win & one loss with some homework for the next visit. Panthers and Comets then had to meet – this was a much closer event and a very tough, tight game with Panthers coming out on top.

Panthers heading home with 2 for 2 and league table toppers. Shannon Jets up next to play Bluestars and came away with a win for the boys from Shannon – Jets next game was against Cascaders which saw the boys from Ennistymon come away with a win – a good high scoring game.

The Cascaders went on then to win their match against Bluestars too which has them top of the table with Panthers.

Sunday 12th Oct. 2019 was all about the U14 Girls CABB League – not all teams played today due to other sporting commitments but those that did put everything into it…league opened with a Bluestars vs KBC Glas – Cooraclare v Kilrush local derby!!

After a nervous start the game settled in and the girls from Cooraclare took the win in the end by 5 points –Next was KBC up again straight away to face Cascaders and again KBC Glas came up short by 3 points – great play by all and again lessons learned by all teams. Bluestars & Cascaders were back on the court again but this time against Comets T1.

It was then the turn of the Comets & KBC second teams – Comets T2 & KBC Ban to play with the girls from Kilrush taken a good win under the guidance of KBC U18 player Emma Howard, Coach Trea Heapes & Manager Tara Flynn. KBC Ban then played Quin’s Abbey Laker girls – and again won but a very close match this time only winning by a single point.

Last match of the day and the weekend was Comets T2 v Lakers.. result not know at time of going to press –

Another great weekend of basketball, the standard of basketball is visibly improving and all leagues promises to be very close & competitive events this year…please check out the new CABB Facebook page for updates on games/ fixtures & results. Next weekend of basketball is the turn of the U14 Boys in Shannon Leisure Centre on Sunday 20th Oct. 2019.

See you all there – also keep an eye out for Halloween Camps at your local clubs, panthers & Cascaders have offering at the moment – check their Facebook for more details.