GAMEZONE: FIBA U18 Men's European Championships

GAMEZONE: FIBA U18 Men's European Championships

  • Aug 04,2017

The Ireland Under 18 Men’s team competed in Tallinn, Estonia for the FIBA Under 18 Men’s European Championship Division B. 

Games got underway on Friday, July 28th, with Ireland contesting Group D alongside Belgium, Switzerland, MKD, Estonia and Denmark.

The squad were dealt a blow when talented Cork players, Adam Drummond and Cian Heaphy were ruled out due to injury. 

Despite a strong display from the squad and, most notably Sean Jenkins who had a huge 42-point game in their classification match v Albania, Ireland finished in 24th place. 



Ireland Under 18 Men’s fixtures and results – FIBA U18 European Championship Division B

Friday, July 28th

Ireland 58-69 Belgium

WATCH: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wF5oj1QA804

FIBA Live Stats: http://live.fibaeurope.com/www/Game.aspx?acc=0&gameID=126554&lng=en

RECAP: http://www.basketballireland.ie/news-detail/10027155/


Saturday, July 29th

Switzerland 72-56 Ireland

WATCH: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A9CarqgnKB0

FIBA Live Stats: http://live.fibaeurope.com/www/Game.aspx?acc=0&gameID=126671&lng=en

RECAP: http://www.basketballireland.ie/news-detail/10027170/


Sunday, July 30th

MKD 73-55 Ireland

WATCH: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tSIFvlAfWNU&feature=youtu.be

FIBA Live Stats: http://live.fibaeurope.com/www/Game.aspx?acc=0&gameID=126690&lng=en

REACP: http://www.basketballireland.ie/news-detail/10027178/


Tuesday, August 1st

Ireland 60-101 Estonia

WATCH: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v_rlH1d67AM&feature=youtu.be

FIBA Live Stats: http://live.fibaeurope.com/www/Game.aspx?acc=0&gameID=126713&lng=en

RECAP: http://www.basketballireland.ie/news-detail/10027262/


Wednesday, August 2nd

Denmark 84-63 Ireland

WATCH: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_DSQQsUJQRs

FIBA Live Stats: http://live.fibaeurope.com/www/Game.aspx?acc=0&gameID=126756&lng=en

RECAP: http://www.basketballireland.ie/news-detail/10027353/


Friday, August 4-6th

Classification 17-24th place 

Ireland v Austria, 18.30

WATCH: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=brL90ZvGqCY

RECAP: http://www.basketballireland.ie/news-detail/10027438/ 


Saturday, August 5th 

Classification games 21-24th place

Ireland 75-82 Albania

WATCH: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jKsLNxUD5sY

STATS: http://live.fibaeurope.com/www/Game.aspx?acc=0&gameID=129316&lng=en

RECAP: http://www.basketballireland.ie/news-detail/10027458/


Sunday, August 6th

Classification Game: 23-24th place

Ireland 63-72 Luxembourg 

WATCH: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KnrqqfDNFok

STATS: http://live.fibaeurope.com/www/Game.aspx?acc=0&gameID=129431&lng=en

RECAP: http://www.basketballireland.ie/news-detail/10027470/


Ireland U18 Men's team 2017:

Adam Drummond, BFG Neptune , Gael Cholaiste Mhuire

Cian Heaphy, BFG Neptune, Colaiste An Phiarsaigh, Glanmire

Donal Ring, UCD Marian, Presentation College, Bray

Eoin McCann, KUBS, Mount Temple                    

James Lyons, Moycullen, St Joesph’s The Bish                 

Liam Chandler, BFG Neptune, CBC Cork                             

Mark Gilleran, Templeogue, The Institute         

Oisin O'Reilly, EJ Sligo All Stars, Summerhill, Sligo                        

Patrick Lanipuken, Charnwood, UK                                    

Sam Walsh, Templeogue, Templeogue College

Sean Daly, Templeogue, Malahide Community School

Sean Jenkins, BFG Neptune, Presentation College, Cork


Ireland Under 18 Men's Management Team:

Head Coach: Conor James

Asst. Coach: Ciaran Dunne

Team Manager: Theresa Whelan/Megan Dunne

Strength & Conditioning: Kevin Foley

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