Player and Coach of the Month Awards - February 2016

Player and Coach of the Month Awards - February 2016

  • Mar 08,2016
Player and Coach of the Month Awards - February 2016 

Pyrobel Killester’s rise to second place in the Basketball Ireland National League was noticed by voting coaches as they picked up both Player and Coach of the Month awards for February. The Dubliners were unbeaten in the calendar month with Jermaine Turner the popular player and Brian O’Malley earning a Coaching award in his maiden season. 

In the Women’s Premier League, Team Montenotte showed no signs of backing off after January’s Cup final win.  Claire Rockall was voted player of the month with Mark Scannell winning for a second successive month in the coaches category. 

In the Women’s Division One, Team Denjoes American Style went unbeaten in February and had three wins in a week as they rose to third place. That gave Cormac O’Donoghue the Coach of the Month award was Fr Mathews challenge for honours saw Fiona Lynch picked as Player of the Month. 

Michael Gray was chosen for his second players’ monthly award for the season for his performances with Keane’s SuperValu Killorglin in the Men’s Division One. The American helped them maintain form en route to a third place finish while another new arrival to the National League was recognized with the coach of the month award - Kestrels picked up half of their wins in the final third of the campaign to rise to sixth place. John Fennelly is a first time winner of the Coach of the Month award.  

February:
Men’s Premier League Player Of The Month: Jermaine Turner, Pyrobel Killester
Men’s Premier League Coach Of The Month: Brian O’Malley, Pyrobel Killester

Women’s Premier League Player Of The Month: Claire Rockall, Team Montenotte Hotel
Women’s Premier League Coach Of The Month: Mark Scannell, Team Montenotte Hotel

Men’s Division One Player Of The Month:  Kevin Gray, Keane’s SuperValu Killorglin. 
Men’s Division One Coach Of The Month: John Fennelly, Kestrels

Women’s Division One Player Of The Month: Fiona Lynch, Fr Mathews
Women’s Division One Coach Of The Month: Cormac O’Donoghue, Team Denjoes American Style


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