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#Hoop Dreams

# hoop-dreams - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

'Coach told me, 'You'll be playing with Kieran Donaghy. He's the LeBron James of Gaelic football''

American Trae Pemberton had two enjoyable years playing basketball alongside Donaghy with Tralee Warriors.

# hoop-dreams - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

Done deal? 16-year-old Hoops keeper joins Manchester City on €400k deal - report

Gavin Bazunu is set to make the move after sitting his Leaving Cert.

# hoop-dreams - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Hoop dreams! DCU deny Glanmire five-in-a-row and land elusive National Cup title

The thrilling final finished 72-71.

# hoop-dreams - Saturday 27 January, 2018

Templeogue seal a memorable double after pulsating National Cup final in Tallaght

There was late drama but Templeogue held on to get the better of their south Dublin rivals UCD Marian.

# hoop-dreams - Friday 26 January, 2018

Lorcan Murphy's highlight reel dunks worth much more than two points to Irish basketball

The Templeogue star has gone viral on several occasions for his athletic prowess.

# hoop-dreams - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

Ireland defender Keenan makes the move across Glasgow to join Celtic for 2018

‘I was looking for a change for the new season and as a Celtic supporter, I’m thrilled to be joining the club.’

# hoop-dreams - Sunday 24 December, 2017

'It was an indescribable experience. Still now, when you think about it you get goosebumps'

Sorcha Tiernan on an historic summer of basketball for the Ireland U18s, Leaving Cert year and balancing it all on and off the court.

# hoop-dreams - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Shamrock Rovers boost European hopes with win in Limerick

Dave McAllister and Ronan Finn bagged the goals on a night that was comfortable for Stephen Bradley’s troops.

# hoop-dreams - Saturday 12 August, 2017

The fairytale continues! Ireland make history by booking place in European Championship final Hoop Dreams This post contains videos

The fairytale continues! Ireland make history by booking place in European Championship final

It was another memorable night at the National Basketball Arena as Ireland’s golden girls beat Poland.

# hoop-dreams - Friday 11 August, 2017

History makers: Ireland U18 Women storm into FIBA European Championships semi-final

The U18 women’s team is the first underage Irish basketball team in history to reach the European semis.

# hoop-dreams - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Superb brace from ex-Villa youngster keeps Shamrock Rovers' Europa League hopes alive

Graham Burke claimed two goals amid late drama at Tallaght Stadium.

# hoop-dreams - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Shamrock Rovers show class to qualify for Europa League second round

Graham Burke’s excellent first half strike capped off an assured performance from Stephen Bradley’s side.

# hoop-dreams - Sunday 2 April, 2017

The joy of six: After a superb campaign under Brendan Rodgers, Celtic are Scottish champions

With eight games left, the Bhoys can’t be caught after an incredible unbeaten run.

# hoop-dreams - Saturday 4 March, 2017

'That’s the first time I've seen Tallaght like that in 4 or 5 years'

Shamrock Rovers boss Stephen Bradley knows they will need more results like last night’s in order to bring in large attendances every week.

# hoop-dreams - Friday 30 September, 2016

Brendan Rodgers believes Celtic could be a top-four club in England

Rodgers says Celtic would be an “exciting prospect” south of the border, but he says teams in England see them as a threat.

# hoop-dreams - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Former Irish international's late free-kick leaves Rovers in the driving seat for Europe

The Hoops came from 2-0 down away to Derry City tonight.

# hoop-dreams - Thursday 25 August, 2016

Could an unsettled James McCarthy be heading home to Glasgow?

Celtic are in the hunt for the out-of-favour Everton midfielder.

# hoop-dreams - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

'Showtime' Lakers would beat Warriors - Magic Johnson

Magic Johnson won five NBA championships with the Los Angeles Lakers in the 1980s, with the Hall of Famer named MVP in three of the Finals.

# hoop-dreams - Thursday 12 May, 2016

'Is he ready to go? He could very well be' - O'Neill thinks Keane and Celtic would be a good fit

The Ireland manager was speaking about on-going speculation about his assistant’s future.

# hoop-dreams - Monday 18 April, 2016

Cavs, Spurs, Heat and Clippers draw first blood in NBA playoffs

LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love led the Cleveland Cavaliers past the Detroit Pistons in game one on Sunday.

# hoop-dreams - Friday 15 April, 2016

Four-star Hoops earn bragging rights with win in heated Dublin derby

The game was delayed because of incidents with the fans on the pitch at stages.

# hoop-dreams - Friday 25 September, 2015

A retro celebration was in order as Danny North celebrated his new arrival and a Rovers win

The new Dad was on the mark while Gavin Brennan also found the net against Galway.

# hoop-dreams - Friday 12 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge The most famous basketball player in the world accidentally got his lad out on live TV Hoop Dreams

The most famous basketball player in the world accidentally got his lad out on live TV

And the internet went into meltdown. Obviously.

# hoop-dreams - Monday 16 March, 2015

Just what is March Madness and why is everyone talking about it?

It’s an American obsession.

# hoop-dreams - Sunday 1 March, 2015

'There are good basketball players in Ireland but they need to be lucky to be spotted'

Ex-Ireland international Paul Cummins is getting young talent noticed through his Sport Dream Academy.

# hoop-dreams - Monday 10 November, 2014

Heir Jordan: Having just one arm won't dull this Kerry kid's hoop dreams

14-year old Jordan Lee has ambitions of playing for Ireland.

# hoop-dreams - Thursday 30 October, 2014

LeBron James is going to make his much-hyped official return to a Cavs jersey

The big questions is: will he bring back his signature chalk toss?

# hoop-dreams - Friday 17 October, 2014

Kilduff and O'Connor on the mark as Rovers impress in Drogheda

The Tallaght outfit are three points from third place but won’t qualify for Europe through their league position owing to St. Pat’s better goal stats.

# hoop-dreams - Sunday 21 September, 2014

So, Manny Pacquiao is preparing to make his professional basketball debut

5ft 7in boxing champion was drafted by Philippine expansion team last month.

# hoop-dreams - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Celtic crash out of the Champions League (again) as Maribor strike late

Only an administrative failure can save them now.

# hoop-dreams - Friday 8 August, 2014

# hoop-dreams - Friday 18 July, 2014

Quigley: 'Champions League draw against Celtic the best we could hope for'

The Saints forward believes Legia Warsaw were guilty of taking his team lightly in the first leg of the qualifier clash.

# hoop-dreams - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

From Peter Mathews: We should hire the national basketball arena for the banking inquiry Hoop Dreams

Peter Mathews: We should hire the national basketball arena for the banking inquiry

The Reform Alliance TD has played down suggestions he is lobbying to be added to the inquiry in the wake of Stephen Donnelly’s departure.

# hoop-dreams - Friday 30 May, 2014

Roy Keane on shortlist of 'five to 10' candidates for manager's job, says Celtic chief

Peter Lawwell says the Corkman is just one of a number of potential new coaches.

# hoop-dreams - Thursday 29 May, 2014

‘It seemed like he wasn’t going anywhere in a hurry’ – Doyle surprised by Keane speculation

Bookmakers slash Keane odds to 1/8 after Martin O’Neill confirmed his talks with Celtic.

# hoop-dreams - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Celtic to use Murrayfield for next season's Champions League

The Scottish champions, and champions-elect, hope the rugby ground’s playing surface will be in good order come July.

# hoop-dreams - Friday 28 February, 2014

26 signs you're a genuine sports nerd

Can you claim to be a true anorak?

# hoop-dreams - Friday 7 February, 2014

# hoop-dreams - Sunday 19 January, 2014

Scooters, silent sidelines and Hoop Dreams: It's the week's best sportswriting

If it’s longreads you want, we’ve got just the thing.

# hoop-dreams - Saturday 21 September, 2013

Shamrock Rovers defeat Drogheda to seal EA Sports Cup victory

Goals from Gary McCabe and Thomas Stewart settled affairs at Tallaght Stadium.

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