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Eanna Basketball Club is committed to developing the fundamental skills that players are required to have when they begin playing in the Dublin leagues. Eanna Basketball teams start from academy (5-10 years boys) through our underage programme up to  and including Senior Teams in the Dublin Mens Leagues and National League.

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Eanna Basketball plays in the Dublin Mens leagues from development basketball and from U11 up to Division One Senior Mens and National League. Eanna Basketball is committed to promting the game of basketball in a fun and fair environment and the provision of opportunities to participate and compete in County and at National levels.

    Our Awards:

  • Division Three Cup Winners.
  • Division Two League Winners
  • Division One Cup Winners
  • Division One Final Four Winners.
  • Final Four Div 3 finalists.
  • National League Final Four

Whether you are a beginner or seasoned player looking to start or get back into basketball or want to find out more about the opportunities within Eanna Basketball, please contact us by clicking here.

Sponsorship

Sponsorship opportunities are available for the largest academy in Ireland with over 100 kids playing in a free academy. Sponsorship opportunities are also available for our Senior team which play in the National League.

Eanna Rathfarnham Academy

For more information e mail padraic@eannabasketball or go to http://eannabasketball.ie/sponsors/

 

Learn the fundamentals skills and drills at Eanna Basketball.

The fundamentals of basketball have remained the same throughout the world and continue to be practised by underage and professional basketballers alike, who wish to maintain and improve their skills. Even with the most effective plays, neglecting the basic skills of passing, dribbling , shooting and lay ups will result in missing easy shots and unforced errors and ultimately the loss of games. A strong foundation is particularly important for young and new players to understand the principles of the game and to be clear about their responsibilities to their team mates. With basic and short drills designed to provide and maintain these skills, the young player will progress and improve their skills and enjoyment of the game as they see real improvement in their skills. For this reason, Eanna Basketball Club have initiated a programme for our underage players to ensure they know and continue to practice these necessary but enjoyable training drills. This will also facilitate the transition from team to team of our young players who will join a new team knowing the drills and the basic plays required making the adjustment and integration easier for the player and the team.

About our Director of Coaching.

Running our coaching training is Ciaran Mac Evilly who has been hugely successful in recent years with both underage, varsity and Senior programmes including bringing the Eanna Senior team to multiple titles and a third place finish for the clubs first venture into the National League for the 2014/2015 season.   Ciaran is responsible for the development of our underage coaching in addition to coaching two under age teams and our Senior National League team.

Ciaran built up considerable experience as a player in the United States and having represented Ireland and voted Irish Player of the Year at Underage levels. He also holds numerous All Ireland Championships at both Club and School levels. Ciaran has also played at the highest level of Irish Basketball having played in the Irish Super-league for a number of years with Notre Dame.

Ciaran has had considerable success as a coach bringing Eanna Division One mens team to 4 titles and 3 second places out of 9 competitions including first ever cup and first ever league wins.

He is also Coach of IT Tallaght men’s and ladies teams and Dublin Business School Men’s and ladies teams.

Ciaran MacEvilly teaching the fundamentals of the game

Ciaran presents a coaching clinic at Colaiste Eanna Gymnasium 

As a graduate of the Masters programme in Sports Management from the University of Ulster, Ciaran is in a position to bring a highly skilled, motivated and structured coaching programme that will provide a fun environment whilst also ensuring the players of the future have the necessary skills to compete at the highest level.

To find out more about our Eanna Basketball programmes, please contact us by clicking here.