The fixtures have been confirmed for the Pinergy All-Ireland Schools Cup finals 2022/23, which take place at the National Basketball Arena over three days in January.
The coronation of 10 All-Ireland boys and girls champions at U16 and U19 level begins with three games on Tuesday, January 17th. A further four contests take place on Wednesday, January 18th, with the final three trophies being handed out on Thursday, January 19th.
The Pinergy All-Ireland Schools Cup finals will be streamed live on basketballireland.tv on a Pay-Per-View basis, with each game priced at €3.99. All current subscribers to basketballireland.tv will have access to the games at no additional cost.
18 teams from Dublin, Tipperary, Kildare, Westmeath, Galway, Kerry, Cork, Limerick, Roscommon, Cavan and Waterford are set to compete, with a few familiar names returning alongside some new faces to the fold. The Teresian School, St. Josephs HC Ballybunion, Coláiste Mhuirlinne, St. Josephs CBS Nenagh, Piper’s Hill Naas, Malahide CS, Templeogue College, St. Finian’s College Mullingar, Castlerea CS, Coláiste Éanna, Scoil Phobail Sliabh Luachra, St. Aloysius CGSS Cork, Virginia College Cavan, Coláiste Pobail Bheanntraí, Coláiste Muire Máthair Galway, Mercy Mounthawk, Calasanctius College, Moyle Park Dublin all remain in with a chance at silverware.
Basketball Ireland’s Schools Competitions Officer Paul Dempsey said: “It’s been a fantastic, competitive season of Pinergy All-Ireland Schools Cup basketball so far and the upcoming three days in January will be no different. I’m thrilled to have the finals broadcast on basketballireland.tv, placing the games alongside Basketball Ireland’s National League and National Cup fixtures . I’d also like to acknowledge the continued support of Pinergy to schools basketball in Ireland. We look forward to welcoming them back to the National Basketball Arena in 2023.”
Pinergy’s Head of Marketing David Slattery added: “We’re delighted that the fixtures have been announced for the 2023 Pinergy All-Ireland Schools Cup finals at the National Basketball Arena. As ever, there are teams in the finals from all parts of the island for what promises to be an exciting few days in January. We’re looking forward to seeing the energy return to the National Basketball Arena for the 2023 finals. Best of luck to the players, coaches, parents and schools taking part and we hope you all have a great time.”
Pinergy All-Ireland Schools Cup fixtures
Tuesday, January 17th
12:00 U16B Girls Final – The Teresian School V St. Josephs HC Ballybunion
14:00 U19C Boys Final – Coláiste Mhuirlinne V St. Josephs CBS Nenagh
16:00 U19B Girls Final – Piper’s Hill Naas V The Teresian School
Wednesday, January 18th
10:00 U19A Boys Final – Malahide CS V Templeogue College
12:00 U16C Boys Final – St. Finian’s College Mullingar V Castlerea CS
14:00 U16A Boys Final – Coláiste Éanna V Scoil Phobail Sliabh Luachra
16:00 U19A Girls Final – St. Aloysius CGSS Cork V Virginia College Cavan
Thursday, January 19th
12:00 U16B Boys Final – Coláiste Pobail Bheanntraí V Coláiste Muire Máthair Galway
14:00 U16A Girls Final – Mercy Mounthawk V Calasanctius College
16:00 U19B Boys Final – Coláiste Pobail Bheanntraí V Moyle Park Dublin