Ireland Senior Men's and Women's 3x3 teams announced
June 14, 2017
The 3x3 squads for the Irish Senior Men’s and Women’s teams have been announced this week ahead of the FIBA 3x3 Europe Cup 2017 which will take place in Andorra on June 24/25th (Men) and Poltiers, France on June 23/24th (Women).
Senior Men’s 3x3 Coach, Matt Hall announced a squad of four for the upcoming tournament, with Templeogue’s Jason Killeen and Stephen James featuring alongside former teammate Sean Flood (now Santa Fe Community College) and SSE Airtricity Moycullen’s Paul Freeman. The team will go head-to-head with Lithuania and Andorra in the group stages.
Hall has also announced a squad of four for the Women's team, including two players from Cup and Regular Season winning side, Ambassador UCC Glanmire, Gráinne Dwyer and Women’s Super League Player of the Year, Claire Rockall. They will take to the court alongside Niamh Dwyer (Fr Mathews) and Fiona O’Dwyer (A.S.D. Basket Femminile Stabia). The side will face off against Poland and the Czech Republic in their group games.
The news comes in the wake of the announcement that 3x3 basketball will be part of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
You can see all the team lists and schedules for the upcoming tournaments here and on 3x3planet.com.
Ireland Senior Men 3x3 team 2017:
Jason Killeen (Templeogue)
Stephen James (Templeogue)
Paul Freeman (SSE Airtricity Moycullen)
Sean Flood (Santa Fe Community College)
Ireland Senior Women 3x3 team 2017:
Grainne Dwyer (Ambassador UCC Glanmire)
Claire Rockall (Ambassador UCC Glanmire)
Niamh Dwyer (Fr Mathews)
Fiona O’Dwyer (A.S.D Basket Femminile Stabia)