October Players and Coaches Of The Month:

October Players and Coaches Of The Month:

  • Nov 24,2015
Four clubs managed a perfect record in October, earning Coach of the Month awards for Mark Keenan (Templeogue), Mark Ingle (DCU Mercy), Kevin Foley (KUBS) and Mike Murray (NUIG Mystics)

Michael Bonaparte has been named Player of the Month for October in the Men’s Premier League. The Grenadian was central to Templeogue’s unbeaten start and remains the league’s top scorer.

The Women’s Premier League Player of the Month award went to Raeshel Contreras. Having settled right in with Pyrobel Killester, the American top scored her way through October and ensured an unbeaten home record for the Dublin side.

Siobhan Kilkenny continues a successful start to her first season with NUIG Mystics with the Women’s Division One award. The 2003 Irish International Player of the Year was recently inducted into Manhattan College’s Athletic Hall of Fame. While at Manhattan, she was named Most Valuable Player of the 2003 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Tournament after leading her team to the championship and an automatic berth in the NCAA Division I Tournament.

In the Men’s Division One, Maree’s Kenneth Hansberry got the October nod for the second year in a row. The Galway forward bagged a season high 37 points against BFG Neptune in Round 2.

   
Basketball Ireland National League Monthly Awards:

Men’s Premier League Player of the Month: Michael Bonaparte (Templeogue)
Men’s Premier League Coach of the Month: Mark Keenan (Templeogue)
Women’s Premier League Player Of the Month: Raeshel Contreras (Pyrobel Killester)
Women’s Premier League Coach Of the Month: Mark Ingle (DCU Mercy)
Men’s Division One Player of the Month: Kenneth Hansberry (Maree)
Men’s Division One Coach of the Month: Kevin Foley (KUBS)
Women’s Division Player of the Month: Siobhan Kilkenny (NUIG Mystics)
Women’s Division Coach of the Month: Mike Murray (NUIG Mystics)
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