Kilkenny’s Lucy Coogan is in the Czech Republic with Ireland’s under 18 basketball team who get their European Challengers campaign off to a start today.
Ireland is seeded in group B of the competition, alongside Lithuania, hosts Czech Republic, Hungary, Turkey, and Serbia.
The competition begins today (Tuesday 27th July), and continues until Sunday 1st August.
Throughout this week, Ireland will face each of the other teams in the group, with a rest day on Friday 30th July.
Lucy Coogan (Kilkenny Stars), Shannon Cunningham (Letterkenny Blaze), Hazel Finn (Maree BC), Ellie Glavin (Tullamore BC), Emma Glavin (Tullamore BC), Sarah Hickey (Waterford Wildcats), Rebecca Hynes (Meteors BC), Maria Kealy (Letterkenny Blaze), Sinéad Keane (Meteors BC), Paris McCarthy (St. Mary’s Castleisland), Kara McCleane (Titans BC), Ella O’Donnell (Meteors BC)
U18 Women’s European Challengers – Ireland game schedule (Irish time)
Tues 27th July – Ireland v Lithuania (15.30)
Wed 28th July – Turkey v Ireland (12.30)
Thurs 29th July – Ireland v Czech Republic (18.30)
Fri 30th July – Rest Day
Sat 31st July – Serbia v Ireland (15.30)
Sun 1st Aug – Ireland v Hungary (10.30)