Basketball Ireland Players and Coaches of the Month - December

Basketball Ireland Players and Coaches of the Month - December

  • Jan 03,2018

The Basketball Ireland Player and Coaches of the Month for December have been announced this week.

In the Men’s Super League, it’s a back-to-back win for UCD Marian’s Mike Garrow, who has won the Player of the Month award for the second month in a row. The win comes off the back of a strong month for Marian which saw them win secure a spot in the Hula Hoops Cup semi-final, with Garrow top performing for his team.

Pyrobel Killester head coach, Brian O’Malley, meanwhile has scooped the Men’s Super League Coach of the Month after a huge December for the club which saw them secure league wins against Griffith College Swords Thunder and Moycullen on the road, and they also won their Cup quarter-final clash away to Moycullen.
In the Women’s Super League meanwhile, it’s a double win for DCU Mercy as Head Coach, Mark Ingle, has scooped the Coach of the Month award following a superb month of December that included a massive Cup quarter-final win over nemesis Courtyard Liffey Celtics, and two big League wins over Ambassador UCC Glanmire and NUIG Mystics. DCU star Alex Masaquel has secured the Player of the Month award as she top-performed for the side throughout the games.

In the Men’s Division One, the Coach of the Month award has been awarded to Keane’s SuperValu Killorglin head coach Ignas Sijanus – his second of the season so far – as they remain unbeaten at the top of the league, while Killorglin player, Daniel Jokubaitis has scooped the Men’s Player of the Month award after a strong month.

It’s a double header win for Donegal side, Fabplus North West in the Women's Division One meanwhile, with head coach Paul McDevitt and player Makenzie Burud winning the accolades for the month, after a fantastic run saw them secure a spot in their first ever Hula Hoops Senior Women’s Cup semi-final with a win over UL Huskies, before causing major upset in Cork with a win over Fr Mathews.


Basketball Ireland Men’s Super League Player of the Month:

Mike Garrow (UCD Marian)


Basketball Ireland Men’s Super League Coach of the Month:

Brian O’Malley (Pyrobel Killester)


Basketball Ireland Women’s Super League Player of the Month:

Alex Masaquel (DCU Mercy)


Basketball Ireland Women’s Super League Coach of the Month:

Mark Ingle (DCU Mercy)


Basketball Ireland Men’s Division One Player of the Month:

Daniel Jokubaitis (Keane’s SuperValu Killorglin)


Basketball Ireland Men’s Division One Coach of the Month:

Ignas Sijanus (Keane’s SuperValu Killorglin)


Basketball Ireland Women’s Division One Player of the Month:

Makenzie Burud (Fabplus North West)


Basketball Ireland Women’s Division One Coach of the Month:

Paul McDevitt (Fabplus North West)

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