Wheelchair Basketball

Other Basketball

Other Basketball

Other Basketball versions played in Ireland include Wheelchair Basketball, 3×3 Basketball (a reduced numbers version), Independent Mixed Basketball and Streetball. Independent organizations include Defense Forces Basketball, Garda Basketball, Community Games Basketball and Macra na Feirme Basketball (Farmers Basketball).

Wheelchair Basketball

3×3 Basketball

Defense Forces Basketball

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. 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

Macra na Feirme Basketball

Community Games Basketball

Community Games is an organisation in Ireland which runs sporting & other competitions for Children & Teenagers on a parish/community level throughout Ireland, with County Competitions followed by Provincial & All Ireland Finals.


Mini Basketball is a version of Basketball for Primary School Aged Children, with shorter baskets, less time per quarter and less players on the court. There is also modified rules to make the game more inclusive (such as all players playing a minimum amount of quarters)

Mixed Basketball

Dublin Indoor Sports runs Mixed Basketball competitions on the Northside and Southside of the City.