Basketball Ireland Varsities Women’s Division A 2019

Basketball Ireland Logo [Ref: 3]

Venue: National Indoor Arena, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15.

Dates: 5-6 April 2019

Pool Tables

Pool A
*Dublin City University3301551189
*Trinity College Dublin3121751573
University of Limerick3121651893
Dublin Institute of Technology3121651963
Pool B
*Ulster University3301911509
*University College Cork3211991946
IT Carlow3121841793
NUI Galway3031371880
Basketball Ireland Varsities Women’s Division A Pool Standings 2019 [Ref: 1]


DateHome TeamAway Team
06.04.2019Ulster University64Trinity College Dublin71
06.04.2019Dublin City University63University College Cork26
07.04.2019Dublin City University64Trinity College Dublin70
Basketball Ireland Varsities Women’s Division A Finals 2019 [Ref: 2]

Pool Results

DateHome TeamAway Team
Pool A
05.04.2019Dublin City University52Dublin IT38
05.04.2019University of Limerick59Trinity College Dublin57
05.04.2019University of Limerick36Dublin city University54
05.04.2019Dublin IT49Trinity College74
06.04.2019Dublin IT78University of Limerick70
06.04.2019Dublin City University49Trinity College Dublin44
Pool B
05.04.2019Ulster University53NUI Galway44
05.04.2019IT Carlow69University College Cork73
05.04.2019University College Cork75NUI Galway53
05.04.2019Ulster University66IT Carlow55
06.04.2019NUI Galway40IT Carlow60
06.04.2019University College Cork51Ulster University72
Basketball Ireland Varsities Women’s Division A Pool Results 2019 [Ref: 2]


Trinity College Dublin beat Dublin City University 70-64 in the Women’s Division A Varsity Final in the National Indoor Arena in Blanchardstown, Dublin 15. They managed to overturn a 21-point DCU lead. The reigning Champions were surprised by the Trinity team, led by MVP Sorcha Tiernan, and supported by Sarah Kenny, Rachel Huijsdens and Rebecca Rabeiro.

The holders, DCU led 26-13 in the second quarter when the comeback began, and by halftime Trinity College had turned the deficit into just 9 points. 42-33. Despite outstanding displays from DCU’s Megan Connolly and Aoife Maguire, the Trinity team overturned the deficit by the end of the third quarter to lead 57-50, before finishing off in style, eventually winning 70-64. [Ref: 3]

DCU: Megan Connolly, Deborah Sealy, Olivia Reed, Alison Cleary, Maeve Phelan, Ruthie Leavey, Aine McDonnell, Adeysha Williams, Aoife Maguire, Aoibheann Byrne, Ali Donohue, Samantha Hyslip

Trinity: Ali Connolly, Sorcha Tiernan, Simone Hobdy, Rebecca Rabeiro, Olivia Flanagan, Ali Blaney, Sarah Kenny, Lauren Devitt, Aoife O’Halloran, Katie Garton, Rachel Huijsdens, Aisling O’Driscoll.

Trinity College Dublin – Women’s Basketball Varsity Division A Champions 2019 [Ref: 5]



[1] Basketball Ireland Comortais (2019) 2019 Varsities Women’s Division A | Table [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 15 August 2019]

[2] Basketball Ireland Comortais (2019) 2019 Varsities Women’s Division A | Matches [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 23 April 2019]

[3] Basketball Ireland (2019) FIXTURES & RESULTS: 2019 Intervarsities Finals [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 10 June 2019]


[4] Basketball Ireland (2019) Basketball Ireland Logo [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 13 August 2019]

[5] Basketball Ireland (2019) FIXTURES & RESULTS: 2019 Intervarsities Finals: Trinity College Dublin [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 10 June 2019]


Thanks to Ann Hanley, Trinity College Dublin

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