Ireland Prepare To Take On Malta

Ireland face Malta on Saturday in the first of their 3 upcoming games in EuroBasket Division B action. 

Ireland overcame Malta last year in the first leg of the Championships after the boys in green took an early lead, as Malta had no answer to Ireland’s size and power, and they won convincingly, 51-90.

Ireland Step Up Preparations

Ireland's preparations for their upcoming EuroBasket Division B games move into top gear in August with friendlies against top notch opponents such as Italy, Latvia and Lithuania.

The Irish kick off the run-up to their opening encounter against Malta on 3rd September with a trip to Rimini, Italy where they will match up with Turkey, Italy and Finland.


NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 4Michael Bree 1.86 26.03.1980 Sligo (IRL)  
 5Lorcan Precious   05.02.1980 Dublin (IRL)  
 6Cal Bowdler 2.07 31.03.1977 VA (USA)  
 7Christopher Bracey 1.98 12.07.1980 Illinois (USA)  
 8Marty Conlon 2.08 19.01.1968 New York (USA)  
 9Jay Larranaga 1.96 30.01.1975 Charlotte, NC (USA)  
11Conor Grace FC 2.10 31.01.1982 Dublin (IRL)  
12James Moran 2.00 03.12.1978 New York (USA)  
13Daniel Mills   22.06.1984 Perth (AUS)  
14Daniel Callahan 2.04 06.12.1970 Boston, MA (USA)  

More Headlines

Irish Finalise EuroBasket Roster
The Irish Senior men have released their final squad that will compete in Division B EuroBasket action in September.
The Ireland Men get back into competitive action with a home game against Malta on September 3rd at the National Basketball Arena in Dublin. Ireland will then travel to Geneva on September 7th to attempt to repeat their 2004 victory over Switzerland.
Irish Looking To Build On Good Start

Coach Gerry Fitzpatrick is hoping his Ireland team can continue their successful whistle-stop tour of Europe this week by claiming their third win in the space of eight days on Saturday.

After they swept past Malta 90-51 last Saturday, and claimed a 79-68 victory in a bruising encounter with Switzerland back home in Dublin on Wednesday, Fitzpatrick’s troops have jetted out to Bratislava, where they will face Slovakia on Saturday.

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Ireland: Fitpatrick Wants Reinforcements09.09.2004
Ireland: Fitzpatrick Seeks Winning Start07.09.2004
Denmark Look Strong in Ireland06.09.2004
Ireland Open Four Nations Tournament With England Win03.09.2004
Basketball Ireland Announce European Championship Preparations30.08.2004
European Championship for Men 2005 Qualification22.09.2003




PTSJ. Larranaga12.0
RTD. Callahan7.5
ASM. Bree4.2
STJ. Moran1.7
BSJ. Moran0.9


11.09.2004vs MLT[W] 90-51 (A)
15.09.2004vs SUI[W] 79-68 (H)
18.09.2004vs SVK[L] 67-70 (A)
03.09.2005vs MLT[W] 98-49 (H)
07.09.2005vs SUI[L] 57-76 (A)
10.09.2005vs SVK[W] 82-68 (H)
17.09.2005vs DEN[W] 80-66 (H)
24.09.2005vs DEN[L] 70-86 (A)



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