Ireland’s players celebrate after defeating the  Netherlands in a European qualifier at the National Basketball Arena in Tallaght in August 2009

Ireland’s leading women basketball players are returning to international competition after seven years. They will take part in the Women’s European C(...)

Swords Thunder head coach Dave Baker. Photograph: Inpho.

C&S UCC Demons could wrap up the men’s Premier League title with a win at home to UCD Marian on Sunday. The Cork side have extended their unbeate(...)

 Erica Cody Kennedy Smith, DCU Mercy, in action against Marie Breen (left) and Claire Rockall of  Team Montenotte Hotel Cork. Photograph: Sportsfile

Team Montenotte Hotel are sweating on the fitness of two first string players ahead of Saturday’s Women’s National Cup Final against Killester. Captai(...)

Claire Rockall of Team Montenotte has enjoyed great success since cutting short her basketball scholarship in Iowa to return to Ireland and go to college in Cork. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Things come full circle. When Claire Rockall coaches first year basketball at the Presentation convent in Thurles these days, her mind inevitably turn(...)