Defense Forces Basketball

Basketball in Ireland has been played in the Defense Forces since 1928, with the earliest Championships being played in Army Barracks, and continuing after WWII, the Defense Forces teams played in the All-Ireland Blitzes alongside civilian teams for many years.

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The Defense Forces were the first places Basketball was played in Ireland, as the army Barracks were the only places to have Gyms prior to the end of WWII.

Defense Forces Basketball Championships

Defense Forces Inter-Command Basketball Championships (Finals):