Blackwater Motors announced as partner for #FIBASmallCountries

Blackwater Motors announced as partner for #FIBASmallCountries

  • May 14,2018

Basketball Ireland and Mardyke Arena UCC announce partnership with Cork’s Blackwater Motors ahead of this summer's FIBA Women’s European Basketball Championships

Basketball Ireland and the Mardyke Arena UCC have today announced a new partnership with Blackwater Motors Volkswagen in Cork for the upcoming 2018 FIBA Women’s European Championship for Small Countries which will be hosted at the Mardyke Arena UCC in June.

Blackwater Motors will be the official car partner for the Championships, which will tip off on June 26th and sees Ireland senior women’s team compete with Luxembourg, Norway and Cyprus in Group B in the battle for European honours.

Speaking about the announcement, William Daly, Assistant Sales Manager at Blackwater Motors Volkswagen Forge Hill stated: “Blackwater Motors are delighted to partner with the Mardyke Arena UCC and Basketball Ireland for this exciting event and to be official car partners of the FIBA European Championship For Small Countries. We look forward to the competition and wish all teams competing the best of luck.”

William Daly, Assistant Sales Manager at Blackwater Motors Volkswagen Forge Hill and Marketing and Quality Manager at the Mardyke Arena UCC, Wayne Falvey, pictured at the announcement of the partnership in Cork today.


Also speaking about the announcement, Marketing and Quality Manager at the Mardyke Arena UCC Wayne Falvey said: “We’re thrilled to welcome Blackwater Motors on board as the official car partners of this year’s FIBA Women’s European Championship for Small Countries. We are delighted to get the support from a local Cork company, and we are looking forward to working with them as the countdown to tip off continues.”

Commercial Manager at Basketball Ireland, Conor Meany added: "We're delighted to partner with Blackwater Motors for this summer's European Championships and look forward to working with them in the coming weeks as we move closer to the event."

There are a number of other partnership opportunities still available for this year’s championships. If you would like more information on these please contact w.falvey@ucc.ie or cmeany@basketballireland.ie.

You can visit the official event website here: http://www.fiba.basketball/europe/smallcountrieswomen/2018 


FIBA Women’s European Championships for Small Countries - Groups

Group A

Malta

Gibraltar

Moldova

Denmark

 

Group B

Luxembourg

Norway

Ireland

Cyprus

 

FIBA Women’s European Championships for Small Countries - Schedule

NOTE – All games will be played at the Mardyke Arena, UCC, Cork

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

Group Games

Malta v Denmark, 13.45

Luxembourg v Cyprus, 16.00

Norway v Ireland, 18.15

Gibraltar v Moldova, 20.30

 

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

Group Games

Cyprus v Norway, 13.45

Denmark v Gibraltar, 16.00

Ireland v Luxembourg, 18.15

Moldova v Malta, 20.30

 

Thursday, June 28th, 2018

Group Games

Luxembourg v Norway, 13.45

Moldova v Denmark, 16.00

Ireland v Cyprus, 18.15

Malta v Gibraltar, 20.30

 

Friday, June 29th, 2018

No games – rest day for all teams

 

Saturday, June 30th, 2018

Qualification Games – Please note these are subject to change

Game 13: A3 v B4, 13.45

Game 14: B3 v A4, 16.00

Game 15: A1 v B2, 18.15

Game 16: B1 v A2, 20.30



Sunday, July 1st, 2018

Final standings – Please note these are subject to change

Game 17: Loser 13 v Loser 14, 13.00

Game 18: Winner 13 v Winner 14, 15.15

Game 19: Loser 15 v Loser 16, 17.30

Game 20: Winner 15 v Winner 16 (final), 19.45

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