‘Top 4’ finals set for Portlaoise this weekend

Ballyroan Ladies Basketball Club will be hosting this year’s Midlands Area Board Top 4 Basketball championships.

Ballyroan Ladies Basketball Club will be hosting this year’s Midlands Area Board Top 4 Basketball championships.

It will take place this Bank Holiday weekend May 4 to 6 with games commencing on Friday evening at 6.45. It will see a host of local teams competing including, Ballyroan Ladies, Ballyroan Mavericks, Portlaoise Mens and Ladies teams in both Division 1 and Division 2 and Killeen.

There will be some activities held over the weekend for supporters including a free throw and three-point competition. There will be a raffle on Sunday with some great spot prizes. It promises to be an exciting weekend with the prospect of some thrilling games.

The awards ceremony will take place in Egan’s Bar Lower Main Street Portlaoise on Sunday night at 8.30pm and all are welcome. Please come down and support your local teams over the weekend. Entry will be €4 and U-16s are free. Fixtures are as follows;

Friday

18:45 - Ladies Division 2: Ballyroan Mavericks V Rathangan; 20:15 - Ladies Division 1: Ballyroan V Longford Falcons; 21:45 - Mens Division 1: Team Silvers Portlaoise V Longford

Saturday

10:30 - Ladies Division 1: Portlaoise Panthers V Athlone Aces; 12:15 - Ladies Division 2: Portlaoise Panthers V Killeen; 14:00 - Mens Division 2: Old Leighlin V Tullamore; 15:45 - Mens Division 2: Team Coppers Portlaoise V Athlone; 17:30 - Mens Division 1: Kilkenny V Limerick

Sunday

11:00 – Ladies Division 2 Final; 13:00 – Mens Division 2 Final; 15:00 – Ladies Division 1 Final; 17:00 – Mens Division 1 Final