BASKETBALL LEAGUE RULES 2019/20BASKETBALL 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 After that all jump ball situations have been replaced by alternate possession (alternate teams inbound from the sideline).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. If the game ends in a draw 3 minutes of overtime to be played. Still a draw after overtime sudden death with Free Throws.
  11. 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. Fee for ref is €20 per game and if only one ref gets €20 from each team.
  12. 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.
  13. Any games not played before semi-final date will not be considered. The side unable to field a team will forfeit the game.
  14. 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)
  15. 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.
  16. The last minute of matches, the clock stops for free-throws only.
  17. 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) Joe Keenan 0857735833 Romario 0838242724
Sanusi Jinadu 0857140141 Louise Foster 0876134057

BASKETBALL BLITZES 2018

SMALL SCHOOLS GIRLS BASKETBALL BLITZ COMPETITION Date: Monday 11th February Venue: Scoil na Mainistreach Celbridge All teams to be present at venue at 10.00am. Bring €20 towards expenses. Any team unable to travel on the day please contact Brian Sweeney (0876482285) before the above date.
Participating teams: Curragh Ballymore Eustace
Kilberry Tiermahon Kilshanroe
Moone St. David’s Naas
Cadamstown
Two courts will be available Final at 2.00pm approx.

SMALL SCHOOLS BOYS BASKETBALL BLITZ COMPETITION Date: Tuesday 12th February Venue: Scoil na Mainistreach Celbridge All teams to be present at venue at 10.00am. Bring €20 towards expenses. Any team unable to travel on the day please contact Brian Sweeney (0876482285) before the above date.
Participating teams: Kilberry Kilshanroe
Ballysax St. David’s Naas
Moone Ardclough 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: Tuesday 12th February All teams to be present at venue at 9.40am. Bring €20 towards expenses. Any team unable to travel on the day please contact Joe O’Connor (045-432446) before the above date.
Participating teams: Kilmead Allenwood Milltown
St Patrick’s Rathcoffey Ballymore Eustace
Two Mile House Robertstown

Two courts will be available Final at 2.00pm approx.

INTERMEDIATE SCHOOLS A BOYS BASKETBALL BLITZ ( 50 – 75 ) Venue: Scoil na Naomh Uilig Date: Tuesday 26th February All teams to be present at venue at 9.40am. Bring €20 towards expenses. Any team unable to travel on the day please contact Joe O’Connor (045-432446) before the above date. Participating teams:

St Patrick’s Rathcoffey Robertstown
Allenwood Two Mile House Naas Community N.S
Kilmead Milltown Two courts available. Final at 2.00pm approx.

INTERMEDIATE SCHOOLS B: GIRLS BBALL BLITZ (76 – 124) Date: Wednesday 13th March Venue: Scoil Ui Riarda, Kilcock All teams to be present at venue at 10.00am. Bring €20 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 Rathangan Prosperous Naas Community N.S Scoil Ui Riarda St. Conleth’s and Mary’s Castledermot Newbridge Educate Together Ardclough Two courts available. Final at 2.00pm approx.

INTERMEDIATE SCHOOLS B: BOYS BBALL BLITZ ( 76 – 124 ) Date: Wednesday 20th March Venue: Scoil Ui Riarda, Kilcock All teams to be present at venue at 10.00am. Bring €20 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 Newbridge Educate Together
Scoil Ui Riarda St. Joe’s Kilcock St. Conleth’s and Mary’s Castledermot
Two courts available. Final at 2.00pm approx

LARGE SCHOOLS GIRLS BASKETBALL BLITZ Date: Tuesday 19th February Venue: Kilcullen Community Centre All teams to be present at venue at 10.00am. Bring €20 towards expenses. Any team unable to travel on the day please contact Siobhan Murphy ( 045-481428 )before the above date. Participating teams: Clane Kildare Ballymany Scoil Mochua Athy Monasterevin Kilcullen Naas Scoil Bhride Naas Caragh Kill

Two courts available. Final at 2.00pm approx.

LARGE SCHOOLS BOYS BASKETBALL BLITZ Date: Monday 18th February
Venue: Kilcullen Community Centre All teams to be present at venue at 10.00am. Bring €20 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 Scoil na Mainistreach, Caragh Kildare Naas Kilcullen Monasterevin

Two courts available. Final at 2.00pm approx.

BASKETBALL LEAGUES 2019/20

SMALL SCHOOLS (<49 ) GIRLS BASKETBALL LEAGUE

Section 1   Section 2

A. Kilberry St. David’s Naas B. Moone Kilshanroe C. Ballysax Tiermohan D. Curragh Kilashee

Fixtures Round 1: Week Commencing 4th November Av B, C v D. Round 2: Week Commencing 11th November D v A, B v C,
Round 3: Week Commencing 18th November B v D, C v A

NOTE: ALL MATCHES IN LEAGUE TO BE PLAYED BEFORE CHRISTMAS 2019

Semi-Finals: home and away games January 2020 Week Commencing 13th January: Runners up of Section 1 v Winners of section 2 Week Commencing 13th January: Runners up of Section 2 v Winners of section 1 Week Commencing 20th January: Winners of Section 2 v Runners up of Section 1 Week Commencing 20th 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 St. David’s Naas B. Moone Kilshanroe C. Ballysax Tiermohan D. Bye Kilashee

Fixtures Round 1: Week Commencing 4th November Av B, C v D. Round 2: Week Commencing 11th November D v A, B v C,
Round 3: Week Commencing 18th November B v D, C v A

NOTE: ALL MATCHES IN LEAGUE TO BE PLAYED BEFORE CHRISTMAS 2019

Semi-Finals: home and away games January 2020 Week Commencing 13th January: Runners up of Section 1 v Winners of section 2 Week Commencing 13th January: Runners up of Section 2 v Winners of section 1 Week Commencing 20th January: Winners of Section 2 v Runners up of Section 1 Week Commencing 20th 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. Allenwood Bye

Fixtures Round 1: Week Commencing 4th November Av B, C v D. Round 2: Week Commencing 11th November D v A, B v C,
Round 3: Week Commencing 18th November B v D, C v A

NOTE: ALL MATCHES IN LEAGUE TO BE PLAYED BEFORE CHRISTMAS 2019

Semi-Finals: home and away games January 2020 Week Commencing 13th January: Runners up of Section 1 v Winners of section 2 Week Commencing 13th January: Runners up of Section 2 v Winners of section 1 Week Commencing 20th January: Winners of Section 2 v Runners up of Section 1 Week Commencing 20th 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. Allenwood Bye

Fixtures Round 1: Week Commencing 4th November Av B, C v D. Round 2: Week Commencing 11th November D v A, B v C,
Round 3: Week Commencing 18th November B v D, C v A

NOTE: ALL MATCHES IN LEAGUE TO BE PLAYED BEFORE CHRISTMAS 2019

Semi-Finals: home and away games January 2020 Week Commencing 13th January: Runners up of Section 1 v Winners of section 2 Week Commencing 13th January: Runners up of Section 2 v Winners of section 1 Week Commencing 20th January: Winners of Section 2 v Runners up of Section 1 Week Commencing 20th 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

Fixtures Round 1: Week Commencing 4th November Av B, C v D. Round 2: Week Commencing 11th November D v A, B v C,
Round 3: Week Commencing 18th November B v D, C v A

NOTE: ALL MATCHES IN LEAGUE TO BE PLAYED BEFORE CHRISTMAS 2019

Semi-Finals: home and away games January 2020 Week Commencing 13th January: Runners up of Section 1 v Winners of section 2 Week Commencing 13th January: Runners up of Section 2 v Winners of section 1 Week Commencing 20th January: Winners of Section 2 v Runners up of Section 1 Week Commencing 20th 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 4th November A v B, C v D. Round 2: Week Commencing 11th November D v A, B v C,
Round 3: Week Commencing 18th November B v D, C v A

NOTE: ALL MATCHES IN LEAGUE TO BE PLAYED BEFORE CHRISTMAS 2019

Semi-Finals: home and away games January 2020 Week Commencing 13th January: Runners up of Section 1 v Winners of section 2 Week Commencing 13th January: Runners up of Section 2 v Winners of section 1 Week Commencing 20th January: Winners of Section 2 v Runners up of Section 1 Week Commencing 20th 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 Clane B. Kildare Bye C. Naas Scoil Bhride Naas D. Ballymany Sallins E. Monasterevin Bye F. Kill Caragh Fixtures Round 1: Week Commencing 4th November A v B, C v D, E v F. Round 2: Week Commencing 11th November F v A, B v C, D v E
Round 3: Week Commencing 18th November A v D, F v B, C v E. Round 4: Week Commencing 25th November C v A , B v E, D v F. Round 5: Week Commencing 2rd December D v B, E v A , F v C.

NOTE: ALL MATCHES IN LEAGUE TO BE PLAYED BEFORE CHRISTMAS 2019

Semi-Finals: home and away games January 2020 Week Commencing 13th January: Runners up of Section 1 v Winners of section 2 Week Commencing 13th January: Runners up of Section 2 v Winners of section 1 Week Commencing 20th January: Winners of Section 2 v Runners up of Section 1 Week Commencing 20th 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 Clane B. Kildare Naas C. Bye Scoil Bhride Naas D. Ballymany Sallins E. Monasterevin Scoil na Mainistreach F. Kill Caragh

Fixtures Round 1: Week Commencing 4th November A v B, C v D, E v F. Round 2: Week Commencing 11th November F v A, B v C, D v E
Round 3: Week Commencing 18th November A v D, F v B, C v E. Round 4: Week Commencing 25th November C v A , B v E, D v F. Round 5: Week Commencing 2rd December D v B, E v A , F v C.

NOTE: ALL MATCHES IN LEAGUE TO BE PLAYED BEFORE CHRISTMAS 2019

Semi-Finals: home and away games January 2020 Week Commencing 13th January: Runners up of Section 1 v Winners of section 2 Week Commencing 13th January: Runners up of Section 2 v Winners of section 1 Week Commencing 20th January: Winners of Section 2 v Runners up of Section 1 Week Commencing 20th 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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