BASKETBALL LEAGUE RULES 2017/18BASKETBALL LEAGUE

         Small schools league: schools with < 49 students eligible (3rd to 6th)
        Intermediate schools league A: schools with 50-75 students eligible. (3rd to 6th )
         Intermediate schools league B: schools with 76-124 students eligible. (3rd to 6th )
        Large schools league: schools with > 125 Students eligible (3rd to 6th)
  1. 10 players or more if you wish per team, not necessarily the same 10 players for every game.
  2. For large and intermediate sized schools you must play 5 on, 5 off for the first two quarters. This means you play 5 players in the first quarter and a different 5 players in the second quarter. For the last two quarters you play whoever you wish and sub on and off as often as you wish to. If you don’t have 10 players you will have to forfeit the game.
  3. All games will consist of 4 quarters at 7min per quarter.
  4. Must play half court man-to-man defence (no zone). Press or full court defence allowed for last quarter of game.
  5. Violations such as travelling and double dribble to be fully enforced. No backcourt violation. No 3 pointers.
  6. Every game begins with a jump ball. After that all jump ball situations have been replaced by alternate possession (alternate teams inbound from the sideline).
  7. Team fouls must be recorded along with score. Once a team commits 4 team fouls in a quarter each foul after that will entitle the opposition to 2 free throws.
  8. When shooting into 10 foot rings free throws should be taken from the broken circle inside the key.
  9. Sidelines and baselines on the court must be clearly marked.
  10. Home teams must supply a referee ( with knowledge of the rules of basketball ) and away teams are encouraged to bring a referee with the team.
  11. Reports with scores must be furnished to Joe O’Connor ( 0863705488) or 045-432446(S) ) by the manager of the winning team not later than 7 days after the game. In the past several teams have not bothered to phone in results thus leading to confusion.
  12. Any games not played before semi-final date will not be considered. The side unable to field a team will forfeit the game.
  13. Semi-finals will be played on a home and away basis: best combined score wins.(team that wins their section will have home advantage for the second leg of semi final)
  14. The 8 finals will be played on the same day at a neutral venue. The date for the finals will be furnished by Cumann na mBunscol when the league commences.
  15. The last minute of matches, the clock stops for free-throws only.
  16. The same rules apply for the blitz as for the league with the following amendments: a) 3-4 mins per quarter. b) Once a team commits 3 team fouls in a quarter each foul after that will entitle the opposition to two free throws. c) On the day of the blitz all teams must be at the venue 15 mins before the first game starts. d) A fee of €20 for payment of referees must be paid on the day.

BBall Referees list (most of these refs are only available at certain times due to college and work commitments) Sasha 0868633172 Ellen Garvey 0863820298 Mohamed 0858295536 Joe Keenan 0857735833 Sanusi Jinadu 0857140141 Louise Foster 0876134057 Gonzale 0877844511

BASKETBALL BLITZES 2017

SMALL SCHOOLS GIRLS BASKETBALL BLITZ COMPETITION Date: Tuesday 14th March ​Venue: Scoil na Mainistreach Celbridge All teams to be present at venue at 10.00am. Bring €15 towards expenses. Any team unable to travel on the day please contact Brian Sweeney (0876482285) before the above date.
Participating teams: Suncroft Curragh
Kilberry​Tiermahon​
Moone​Kilshanroe​ Cadamstown​Staplestown​ Two courts will be available Final at 2.00pm approx.

SMALL SCHOOLS BOYS BASKETBALL BLITZ COMPETITION Date: Wednesday 15th March​Venue: Scoil na Mainistreach Celbridge All teams to be present at venue at 10.00am. Bring €15 towards expenses. Any team unable to travel on the day please contact Brian Sweeney (0876482285) before the above date.
Participating teams: Kilberry​Staplestown ​ Kilshanroe​Levitstown​ ​ Suncroft​Moone​ Tiermohan​Cadamstown Two courts will be available Final at 2.00pm approx.

INTERMEDIATE SCHOOLS A GIRLS BASKETBALL BLITZ (50 – 75) Venue: Scoil na Naomh Uilig Date: Wednesday 15th March All teams to be present at venue at 10.00am. Bring €15 towards expenses. Any team unable to travel on the day please contact Joe O’Connor (045-432446) before the above date.
Participating teams: Kilmead​Naas CNS​​ St Patrick’s​ ​Rathcoffey​ ​ Two Mile House Derrinturn

Two courts will be available Final at 2.00pm approx.

INTERMEDIATE SCHOOLS A BOYS BASKETBALL BLITZ ( 50 – 75 ) Venue: Scoil na Naomh Uilig Date: ​Thursday 16th March All teams to be present at venue at 10.00am. Bring €15 towards expenses. Any team unable to travel on the day please contact Caitlín O’Connor (045-871200) before the above date. Participating teams:​ ​​ St Patrick’s​ ​Rathcoffey​ ​ Naas CNS​ Two Mile House​ Kilmead​ Milltown Two courts available. Final at 2.00pm approx.

INTERMEDIATE SCHOOLS B: GIRLS BBALL BLITZ ( 76 – 124 ) Date: Thursday 6th April Venue: Scoil Ui Riarda, Kilcock All teams to be present at venue at 10.00am. Bring €15 towards expenses. Any team unable to travel on the day please contact Paddy Cullen (0858658250) before the above date Participating teams: Gaelscoil Cill Dara Scoil na Naomh Uilig Ardclough Straffan Prosperous Scoil Ui Riarda St. Conleth’s and Mary’s Castledermot Crookstown Athgarvan Two courts available. Final at 2.00pm approx.

INTERMEDIATE SCHOOLS B: BOYS BBALL BLITZ ( 76 – 124 ) Date: Wednesday 5th April Venue: Scoil Ui Riarda, Kilcock All teams to be present at venue at 10.00am. Bring €15 towards expenses. Any team unable to travel on the day please contact Paddy Cullen (0858658250) before the above date

Participating teams: Gaelscoil Cill Dara Scoil na Naomh Uilig Prosperous Ardclough Athgarvan Scoil Ui Riarda Straffan St. Conleth’s and Mary’s Castledermot
Two courts available. Final at 2.00pm approx

LARGE SCHOOLS GIRLS BASKETBALL BLITZ Date: Wednesday 22nd March Venue: Kilcullen Community Centre All teams to be present at venue at 10.00am. Bring €15 towards expenses. Any team unable to travel on the day please contact Siobhan Murphy ( 045-481428 )before the above date. Participating teams: Maynooth​Kildare Ballymany Scoil Mochua Athy​Monasterevin Kilcullen Scoil Naomh Brid Celbridge​Caragh Kill Scoil Bhríde Naas Naas ​ Two courts available. Final at 2.00pm approx.

LARGE SCHOOLS BOYS BASKETBALL BLITZ Date: Friday 24th March
Venue: Kilcullen Community Centre All teams to be present at venue at 10.00am. Bring €15 towards expenses. Any team unable to travel on the day please contact Siobhan Murphy ( 045-481428 ) before the above date. Participating teams:​ Clane Athy
Scoil Mochua Kill
Ballymany​Scoil Bhríde Naas ​Caragh Kildare​Naas Kilcullen​Monasterevin ​ Two courts available. Final at 2.00pm approx.

BASKETBALL LEAGUES 2017/18

SMALL SCHOOLS (<49 ) GIRLS BASKETBALL LEAGUE

​Section 1​Section 2 A.​Kilberry​Kilshanroe B.​Moone​Cadamstown C.​Curragh​Tiermohan D.​Suncroft​Kilashee​ Fixtures Round 1: Week Commencing 6th November A v B, C v D. Round 2: Week Commencing 13th November D v A, B v C,
Round 3: Week Commencing 20th November B v D, C v A NOTE: ALL MATCHES IN LEAGUE TO BE PLAYED BEFORE CHRISTMAS 2017

Semi-Finals: home and away games January 2018 Week Commencing 15th January: Runners up of Section 1 v Winners of section 2 Week Commencing 15th January: Runners up of Section 2 v Winners of section 1 Week Commencing 22nd January: Winners of Section 2 v Runners up of Section 1 Week Commencing 22nd January: Winners of Section 1 v Runners up of Section 2 Final: Date to be arranged

SMALL SCHOOLS ( <49 ) BOYS BASKETBALL LEAGUE ​Section 1​Section 2 A.​Kilberry​Kilshanroe B.​Moone​Cadamstown C.​Naas CNS​Tiermohan D.​Suncroft​Kilashee

Fixtures Round 1: Week Commencing 6th November A v B, C v D. Round 2: Week Commencing 13th November D v A, B v C,
Round 3: Week Commencing 20th November B v D, C v A NOTE: ALL MATCHES IN LEAGUE TO BE PLAYED BEFORE CHRISTMAS 2017

Semi-Finals: home and away games January 2018 Week Commencing 15th January: Runners up of Section 1 v Winners of section 2 Week Commencing 15th January: Runners up of Section 2 v Winners of section 1 Week Commencing 22nd January: Winners of Section 2 v Runners up of Section 1 Week Commencing 22nd January: Winners of Section 1 v Runners up of Section 2

Final: Date to be arranged

INTERMEDIATE SCHOOLS A ( 50 -75 ) GIRLS BASKETBALL LEAGUE

​Section 1​ Section 2 A.​Rathcoffey​ St. Patrick’s B.​Robertstown​ Two Mile House C.​Milltown​ Kilmead D. ​Derrinturn Ballysax ​
Fixtures
Round 1: Week Commencing 6th November A v B, C v D. Round 2: Week Commencing 13th November D v A, B v C,
Round 3: Week Commencing 20th November B v D, C v A NOTE: ALL MATCHES IN LEAGUE TO BE PLAYED BEFORE CHRISTMAS 2017

Semi-Finals: home and away games January 2018 Week Commencing 15th January: Runners up of Section 1 v Winners of section 2 Week Commencing 15th January: Runners up of Section 2 v Winners of section 1 Week Commencing 22nd January: Winners of Section 2 v Runners up of Section 1 Week Commencing 22nd January: Winners of Section 1 v Runners up of Section 2

Final: Date to be arranged

INTERMEDIATE SCHOOLS A ( 50 – 75 ) BOYS BASKETBALL LEAGUE ​

​Section 1​ Section 2 A.​Rathcoffey​ St. Patrick’s B.​Robertstown​ Two Mile House C.​Milltown​ Kilmead D. ​Bye Ballysax​

Fixtures Round 1: Week Commencing 6th November A v B, C v D. Round 2: Week Commencing 13th November D v A, B v C,
Round 3: Week Commencing 20th November B v D, C v A NOTE: ALL MATCHES IN LEAGUE TO BE PLAYED BEFORE CHRISTMAS 2017

Semi-Finals: home and away games January 2018 Week Commencing 15th January: Runners up of Section 1 v Winners of section 2 Week Commencing 15th January: Runners up of Section 2 v Winners of section 1 Week Commencing 22nd January: Winners of Section 2 v Runners up of Section 1 Week Commencing 22nd January: Winners of Section 1 v Runners up of Section 2

Final: Date to be arranged

INTERMEDIATE SCHOOLS B: GIRLS BB LEAGUE (76 – 124)

            Section 1                                     Section 2

A. Scoil Ui Riarda Castledermot B. Prosperous Gaelscoil Cill Dara C. Scoil na Naomh Uilig Newbridge Educate together D. Rathangan Athgarvan E. Bye Crookstown F. Bye Bye

Fixtures Round 1: Week Commencing 6th November A v B, C v D, E v F. Round 2: Week Commencing 13th November F v A, B v C, D v E
Round 3: Week Commencing 20th November A v D, F v B, C v E. Round 4: Week Commencing 27th November C v A , B v E, D v F. Round 5: Week Commencing 4th December D v B, E v A , F v C.

NOTE: ALL MATCHES IN LEAGUE TO BE PLAYED BEFORE CHRISTMAS 2017

Semi-Finals: home and away games January 2018 Week Commencing 15th January: Runners up of Section 1 v Winners of section 2 Week Commencing 15th January: Runners up of Section 2 v Winners of section 1 Week Commencing 22nd January: Winners of Section 2 v Runners up of Section 1 Week Commencing 22nd January: Winners of Section 1 v Runners up of Section 2

Final: Date to be arranged

INTERMEDIATE SCHOOLS B: BOYS BB LEAGUE (76 – 124) Section 1 Section 2 A. Scoil Ui Riarda Castledermot B. Prosperous Gaelscoil Cill Dara C. Scoil na Naomh Uilig Newbridge Educate Together D. Bye Athgarvan

Fixtures Round 1: Week Commencing 6th November A v B, C v D. Round 2: Week Commencing 13th November D v A, B v C,
Round 3: Week Commencing 20th November B v D, C v A NOTE: ALL MATCHES IN LEAGUE TO BE PLAYED BEFORE CHRISTMAS 2017

Semi-Finals: home and away games January 2018 Week Commencing 15th January: Runners up of Section 1 v Winners of section 2 Week Commencing 15th January: Runners up of Section 2 v Winners of section 1 Week Commencing 22nd January: Winners of Section 2 v Runners up of Section 1 Week Commencing 22nd January: Winners of Section 1 v Runners up of Section 2

Final: Date to be arranged

LARGE SCHOOLS ( >125 ) GIRLS BASKETBALL LEAGUE ​Section 1​Section 2 A.​Kilcullen​Maynooth B.​Kildare​Clane C.​Naas​Scoil Bhride Naas D.​Ballymany​Sallins E. Monasterevin Scoil Mochua F. Kill Caragh Fixtures Round 1: Week Commencing 6th November A v B, C v D, E v F. Round 2: Week Commencing 13th November F v A, B v C, D v E
Round 3: Week Commencing 20th November A v D, F v B, C v E. Round 4: Week Commencing 27th November C v A , B v E, D v F. Round 5: Week Commencing 4th December D v B, E v A , F v C. .

NOTE: ALL MATCHES IN LEAGUE TO BE PLAYED BEFORE CHRISTMAS 2017 Semi-Finals: home and away games January 2018 Week Commencing 15th January: Runners up of Section 1 v Winners of section 2 Week Commencing 15th January: Runners up of Section 2 v Winners of section 1 Week Commencing 22rd January: Winners of Section 2 v Runners up of Section 1 Week Commencing 22rd January: Winners of Section 1 v Runners up of Section 2

Final: Date to be arranged

LARGE SCHOOLS ( >125 ) BOYS BASKETBALL LEAGUE ​Section 1​Section 2 A.​Kilcullen​Bye B.​Kildare​Naas C.​Bye​Scoil Bhride Naas D.​Ballymany​Sallins E. Monasterevin Scoil Mochua F. Kill Caragh

Fixtures Round 1: Week Commencing 6th November A v B, C v D, E v F. Round 2: Week Commencing 13th November F v A, B v C, D v E
Round 3: Week Commencing 20th November A v D, F v B, C v E. Round 4: Week Commencing 27th November C v A , B v E, D v F. Round 5: Week Commencing 4th December D v B, E v A , F v C. .

NOTE: ALL MATCHES IN LEAGUE TO BE PLAYED BEFORE CHRISTMAS 2017 Semi-Finals: home and away games January 2018 Week Commencing 15th January: Runners up of Section 1 v Winners of section 2 Week Commencing 15th January: Runners up of Section 2 v Winners of section 1 Week Commencing 22rd January: Winners of Section 2 v Runners up of Section 1 Week Commencing 22rd January: Winners of Section 1 v Runners up of Section 2

Final: Date to be arranged

PLEASE NOTE: All games to be played on or before due date as any games outstanding after the final round will result in both teams losing the points.

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