GAMEZONE: FIBA U16 Women's European Championships
August 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 results
Slovenia 70-50 Ireland
Ireland 89-15 Moldova
Ireland 36-82 Belgium,
MKD 54-72 Ireland
Ireland 46-69 Ukraine
9-16th place classification
Estonia 45-70 Ireland
9-12th place classification
Ireland 57-53 Switzerland
9-10th place classification
Ireland 54-66 Israel
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