Archive for the ‘Basketball’ Category

Two Years in our Pockets!

Paul Dower’s family have been right behind his ‘Waterford In Your Pocket’ venture over the past two years
ohn Wooden is a man whose wisdom I regularly defer to and reference in these pages. He was a record-breaking basketball coach with UCLA and his words are a testament to positive living as much as they were mind bullets for any of his players’ on-court acumen. On the topic of optimism, Coach Wooden said: “I [...]

Wildcats blitzed by Meteors

Wildcat's Claire Leavey heads towards the Meteors basket.                      Photo : Noel Browne
Having suffered a heavy defeat to Dublin Meteors in the capital just a week ago, Maxol WIT Wildcats were hopeful of upsetting the odds against the same opposition at home in the Mercy sports hall last Saturday night. From the tip off hopes got even higher as Helena Rohan hit three consecutive baskets and put Wildcats [...]

Wildcats to strike back

Wildcats play their first game in six weeks when they face Meteors at the Mercy Gym on Saturday night next.
This Saturday Maxol WIT Wildcats play their first home game in six weeks when they face Dublin Meteors in the Mercy Sports Hall at 7pm. Wildcats should be chomping at the bit in anticipation of this game as both sides went to battle only last Saturday evening in the capital with Meteors proving the superior [...]

Wildcats lose to Rockets in quarter-final play-off

WIT Wildcats had a disappointing end to the season last Saturday evening when they lost to Ulster Rockets in the quarter-final play-offs. This was the fourth meeting of these sides this season with Wildcats narrowly winning all three previous games and so the Belfast girls were out to prove a point.

Mixed weekend for WIT Wildcats ahead of Cup semi final

A busy weekend for WIT Wildcats yielded one defeat and one win in the Superleague.

Viking girls clawed by Wildcats

On Friday night last the Waterford Vikings u14 girls were beaten by their local rivals, the Wildcats.


The Watershed gym in Kilkenny hosted the Mick Sherwood Cup last weekend exhibiting the rising underage talent of the Kilkenny league.

All Ireland Schools Under 19B Final

Our Lady’s Castleblaney claimed a thrilling under 19B Girls title on Wednesday last at the National Basketball Arena courtesy of a 53-52 overtime win over St Angela’s Ursuline Convent Waterford.

WIT-Wildcats suffer heavy defeat

WIT-Wildcats were well beaten by DCU when the teams met in the Superleague last weekend.

WIT south east schools final

Presentation Waterford  who defeated Ursuline 38-30 in the u16B south-east final at WIT.
The south east basketball league finals took place in Waterford Institute of Technology last week in front of a packed crowd.