Basketball Ireland Post-Primary Schools All-Ireland Schools League U19 A Girls 2018-19

All-Ireland Finals

DateHome TeamScoreAway TeamScore
Quarter-FinalsOblate Hall, Inchicore
27.02.19Holy Faith Clontarf68St. Genevieve’s Belfast37
Quarter-FinalsNational Basketball Arena
27.02.19Colaiste na Sceilge49Presentation SS Waterford58
27.02.19St. Vincent’s SS Cork44Loreto Dalkey47
27.02.19Scoil Chriost Ri Portlaoise49Castleisland CC38
Semi-FinalsNational Basketball Arena
27.02.19Holy Faith Clontarf59Presentation SS Waterford37
27.02.19Loreto Dalkey33Scoil Chriost Ri Portlaoise65
20.03.19Holy Faith Clontarf65Scoil Chriost Ri Portlaoise41

Reference: [2][3]

All-Ireland Playoffs Tables

Pool A (Host: Presentation SS Waterford)
*Presentation SS Waterford3301481106
Our Lady’s Castleblayney (Monaghan)321129914
Colaiste Choilm Ballincollig (Cork)3121131322
Presentation Killarney (Kerry)303921490
Pool B (Host: Loreto Kilkenny)
*Castleisland CC (Kerry)22094714
Colaiste Chiarain Leixlip (Kildare)321143994
Colaiste Einde (Galway)3121131462
Loreto Kilkenny202701040
Pool C (Host: Loreto Dalkey)
*Loreto Dalkey (Dublin)3301981136
Regina Mundi (Cork)211961182
Mercy Mounthawk Tralee (Kerry)3121261562
Colaiste Choilmcille Ballyshannon (Donegal)202671000
Pool D (Host: Mercy Ballymahon)
*St. Genevieve’s (Belfast)3301911366
Mercy Ballymahon (Longford)3211731314
Jesus & Mary Salerno (Galway)3121271692
Our Lady’s The Bower Athlone3031021790

Reference: Compiled from [1]

Playoff Results

Home Team Score
Away Team
Pool A19 January 2019
Presentation Waterford56Colaiste Choilm Ballincolig33
Our Lady’s Castleblayney48Presentation Kilkenny20
Colaiste Choilm Ballincolig 32 Our Lady’s Castleblayney 44
Presentation Kilkenny 40 Presentation Waterford 53
Colaiste Choilm Ballincolig 48 Presentation Kilkenny 32
Presentation Waterford 39 Our Lady’s Castleblayney 37
Pool B15 January 2019
Loreto Kilkenny32Colaiste Chiarain Leixlip54
Castleisland CC52Colaiste Einde38
Colaiste Chiarain Leixlip 33 Castleisland CC 42
Colaiste Einde 50 Loreto Kilkenny 38
Colaiste Chiarain Leixlip 56 Colaiste Einde 25
Loreto Kilkenny Castleisland CC
Pool C19 January 2019
Loreto Dalkey68Regina Mundi Cork45
Mercy Mounthawk41Colaiste Choilmcille Ballyshannon34
Regina Mundi Cork 51 Mercy Mounthawk 50
Colaiste Choilmcille Ballyshannon 33 Loreto Dalkey 59
Regina Mundi Cork Colaiste Choilmcille Ballyshannon
Loreto Dalkey 71 Mercy Mounthawk 35
Pool D19 January 2019
Mercy Ballymahon61Our Lady’s The Bower Athlone33
St. Genevieve’s Belfast67J&M Salerno35
Our Lady’s The Bower Athlone 28 St. Genevieve’s Belfast 68
J&M Salerno 42 Mercy Ballymahon 59
Our Lady’s The Bower Athlone 41 J&M Salerno 50
Mercy Ballymahon 53 St. Genevieve’s Belfast 56

Reference: [1]


FINAL: Holy Faith Clontarf (Dublin) 65 Scoil Chriost Ri Portlaoise (Laois) 41

Holy Faith Clontarf won the League & Cup Double by beating Scoil Chriost Ri of Portlaoise 65-41 in the League Final.

Maeve O’Seaghdha won the MVP Award, scoring a game-high 25 points, as she put in an all-round individual display. The Irish International was supported throughout by Elizabeth Black, Bronagh Power Cassidy, Niamh Kenny & Maria Long.

The Clontarf School were 15-6 up at the end of the first quarter after a bright start, but Scoil Chriost Ri n fought back into the game in the second, with Jasmine Burke & Ciara Byrne putting in a bright display., but despite a good display from the pair and also Shauna Dooley and Erone Fitzpatrick, Holy Faith had stretched their lead at half-time to 35-22.

The Clontarf School put in a huge third quarter, outscoring the Portlaoise side 18-3 to put the matter beyond doubt , leading 53-25 going into the Final Quarter.

Scoil Chriost Ri kept battling but the Final Word and Final Basket belonged to Holy Faith who won in the end 65-41.

Holy Faith Clontarf (Dublin): Katie Doyle, Kim Clarke, Aine Walsh, Maria Long (2), Emma Crumlish (3), Maeve O’Seaghdha (23), Bronagh Power-Cassidy (13), Niamh Hetherton, Elizabeth Black (10), Niamh Kenny (12), Faye Crumlish

Scoil Chriost Ri Portlaoise (Laois): Amy Byrne, Ciara Byrne (5), Shauna Dooley (8), Rebecca Reddin, Grainne O’Reilly (2), Sophie Delahunt, Ailbhe Griffin (2), Jasmine Burke (11), Jade Burke, Ellen Byrne, Erone Fitzpatrick (3), Rachel Glynn, Sarah Fleming (10)

MVP Award: Maeve O’Seaghdha (Holy Faith Clontarf)

Reference: [3]

How They Qualified:

East Region
E1Holy Faith Clontarf (Dublin) – Qualified direct to Quarter-Finals
E2Loreto Dalkey (Dublin)
E3Colaiste Chiarain Leixlip (Kildare)
Midlands Region
M1Scoil Chriost Ri Portlaoise (Laois) – Qualified direct to Quarter-Finals
M2Our Lady’s The Bower Athlone (Westmeath)
South East Region
SE1Presentation SS Waterford
SE2Loreto Kilkenny
South Region
S1St. Vincent’s Secondary School (Cork) – Qualified direct to Quarter-Finals
S2Regina Mundi Cork
S3Colaiste Choilm Ballincollig (Cork)
South West Region
SW1Colaiste na Sceilge (Kerry) – Qualified direct to Quarter-Finals
SW2Castleisland CC (Kerry)
SW3Replaced by Presntation Kilkenny
SW4Mercy Mounthawk Tralee (Kerry)
West Region
W1Colaiste Einde (Galway)
W2Jesus & Mary Salerno (Galway)
North / North West Region
N/NW1Colaiste Choilmcille Ballyshannon (Donegal)
N/NW2St. Genevieve’s Belfast
North East Region
NE1Mercy Ballymahon (Longford)
NE2Our Lady’s Castleblayney (Monaghan)

Reference: [1]



[1] Basketball Ireland (2019) U19U16 Girls Playoff Results 2019.pdf [Internet] Available from:
[Accessed 8 February 2019]

[2] Basketball Ireland (2019) Gamezone: All Ireland Schools League Quarter-Finals & Semi-Finals [Internet] Available from:
[Accessed 21 March 2019]

[3] Basketball Ireland (2019) DAY THREE: All Ireland Schools League Finals [Internet] Available from:
[Accessed 21 March 2019]


Thanks to Aisling Delaney, Our Lady’s Terenure

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