GAMEZONE: FIBA U16 Women's European Championships

GAMEZONE: FIBA U16 Women's European Championships

  • Aug 23,2017

Ireland Under 16 women travelled to Skopje in FYR Macedonia in August for the FIBA U16 Women’s European Championship Division B.

The team finished fourth in Group B following wins over MKD and Moldova and three losses to Slovenia, Ukraine and Belgium.

Ireland progressed on to the 9-12th classification stages where they overcame Switzerland in the first game, before falling to Israel in the 9/10th classification game to finish 10th. 

Speaking about the tournament, Coach Andy Gill said: “This European Championships is the culmination of a journey that began in October 2015 and membership of the team denotes a supreme degree of effort and hard-work.”

View all the games and recaps from the tournament below. 


Ireland U16 Women’s team fixtures

August 17th

Slovenia 70-50 Ireland

WATCH: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7EAdB7lT7ac

STATS: http://www.fiba.basketball/europe/u16bwomen/2017/1708/Slovenia-Ireland#|tab=boxscore_statistics

RECAP: http://www.basketballireland.ie/news-detail/10028047/


August 18th

Ireland 89-15 Moldova

WATCH: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8IhA4f9Mw3A

STATS: http://www.fiba.basketball/ls/#13066&13067-B-5

RECAP: http://www.basketballireland.ie/news-detail/10028085/


August 19th

Ireland 36-82 Belgium,

WATCH: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=b6Sceu7BQec

STATS: http://www.fiba.basketball/ls/#13066&13067-B-7

RECAP: http://www.basketballireland.ie/news-detail/10028103/


August 21st

MKD 54-72 Ireland

WATCH: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MidYBPg1wEU

STATS: http://www.fiba.basketball/europe/u16bwomen/2017/2108/MKD-Ireland#|tab=boxscore_statistics

RECAP: http://www.basketballireland.ie/news-detail/10028184/


August 22nd

Ireland 46-69 Ukraine

WATCH: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o9MFXHvjzns

STATS: http://www.fiba.basketball/europe/u16bwomen/2017/2208/Ireland-Ukraine#|tab=boxscore_statistics

RECAP: http://www.basketballireland.ie/news-detail/10028239/


August 24th

9-16th place classification

Estonia 45-70 Ireland

WATCH: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2EIhD9FziVk

RECAP: http://www.basketballireland.ie/news-detail/10028344/


August 25th

9-12th place classification 

Ireland 57-53 Switzerland

WATCH: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rhbnc6_graQ

RECAP: http://www.basketballireland.ie/news-detail/10028382/


August 26th

9-10th place classification 

Ireland 54-66 Israel

WATCH: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MoUxMQ7jSWc

STATS: http://www.fiba.basketball/europe/u16bwomen/2017/2608/Ireland-Israel#|tab=boxscore_statistics

RECAP: http://www.basketballireland.ie/news-detail/10028412/


The Ireland U16 Women's team 2017

Abby Flynn, Waterford Wildcats, St Ursuline’s Convent, Waterford

Alex Mulligan, Blackwater Steelers, St Louis, Monaghan

Anna Lynch, Fr Matthews, Colaiste An Phairsaigh, Glanmire, Cork

Ciara Bracken, Liffey Celtic, Coláiste Chiaráin, Leixlip

Ciara White, Oblates, Loreto College, Crumlin, Dublin

Erin Maguire, Ulster Elks, Ulidia Integrated School, Carrickfergus

Katie Walshe, Fr. Matthews, Regina Mundi College, Cork

Katie Williamson, Liffey Celtics, Colaiste Pobail Setanta, Clonsilla, Dublin

Lainey Nolan, Fr. Matthews, Scoil Mhuire, Cork

Lauren Darcy, Templeogue BC, Presentation Terenure

Mia Furlong, Glanmire, Glanmire Community College, Glanmire, Cork

Niamh Kenny, DCU Mercy, Holy Faith Clontarf, Dublin

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