News 2007-2008

Best Wishes for Summer 08

The QUB Ladies Basketball commitee would like to wish all our friends and members the best of luck in any upcoming exams. Also best wishes to anyone taking part in the Queen's Summer League. Training returns in September. It has been another great year for the club and we can only wait for the great things to come next year, especially with the announcement that Belfast is to host the 2009 Intervarsities competition!

2nd May 2008 - Club Dinner

The club will have it's second annual team dinner in Ryan's on the Lisburn Road tonight, Friday the 2nd May. Fun Awards are also to be given. Come join us for drinks after!

12th April 2008 - Season Slideshow now available

Watch highlight's of this year's competitions and social events in the video below.

12th April 2008 - QUB Ladies through to Ulster Cup Semi-final

All fingers are crossed for next weekend's fixture against Jordanstown at 10.20am in the UUJ sports hall.

7th April 2008 - Wednesday training cancelled

This Wednesday's (9th April 2008) training session has been cancelled due to the Queen's 5k race.

7th-9th April 2008 - British University Games

QUB is delighted to announce the inclusion of some of it's top players in this year's Northern Irish Women's team to compete in the British University Games competition, held by the British Universities Sporting Association, in Edinburgh/Heriott-Watt. A full team list is available here.

Well done to the girls who put up an excellent fight and did their team and their country proud. The results are available below and photos will be posted as soon as possible.

British University Games 2008 - Results

England Northern
Ireland
Scotland Wales Won lost Points
England X 97-46 92-84 111-34 3 0 6
Northern
Ireland
46-97 X 56-64 73-36 1 2 2
Scotland 84-92 64-56 X 94-39 2 0 4
Wales 34-111 36-73 39-94 X 0 3 0

11th March 2008 - Intercollegiate

After a competitive weekend in Dublin, the QUB Ladies students team will take on University of Ulster in tommorrow's Intercollegiate fixture in Jordanstown.

5th-8th March 2008 - DCU Intervarsities

Dublin City University will play host to this year's intervarsities competition. QUB Ladies are in Pool 2 of the Women's A Varsity competition against great basketballing teams like NUI Galway and University of Limerick. The draw for the match schedule is now available here.

1st March 2008 - Harlem Globetrotters Ball Handling Skills

This coming March, at half time during the UU elks Vs UCC Demons Super league game, a freestyle competition will be held showcasing Northern Ireland's best ball handling players. Players will enter as a pair and perform a ball handling skills routine for approximately 3 mins. A panel of judges will select the top 4 pairings to progress to showcase their talents at the Odyssey Arena during half time at the Globetrotter show. Interested parties should contact the committee.

27th February 2008 - AGM

The Annual General Meeting of QUB Ladies Basketball club has been organised for Wednesday the 27th February 2008. All players and friends of the team are invited to attend. Please contact the committee for more information.

26th Febraury 2008 - League drawing to a close

Tonight, the 26th February, QUB Ladies basketball team will play host to Queen's Ladies in one of the final games of the league season. QUB Ladies are currently tied second with Tyrone Towers (Dungannon), just 4 points behind Lisburn after 9 of 10 games a piece. We all hope tonight sees the QUB Ladies play some great basketball and that they come away with the win!

11th February 2008 - Another fundraising Success!

The QUB Ladies Basketball team would like to thank everyone for their continued support in our efforts to raise some much needed cash. Over 500 was raised at last night's Valentine's Party. Your help is much appreciated!

1st February 2008 - Valentine's Party Announced!

QUB Ladies Basketball would like to extend an invitation to all our friends to join us for a night of fun in the Eg on Sunday 10th February to help celebrate St.Valentine's Day. There'll be celebrity match-making, slave auctions and a ballot on the night as well as some great drinks promotions. It's guaranteed to be a night of fun! Come along and support the team! Doors open 9pm, tickets cost 3.

1st January 2007 - Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to the team and all our supporters. We hope 2008 is a great year for QUB Basketball and that we have all the luck in our upcoming games. Best wishes to those sitting exams at this time.

8th December 2007 - Update

With two games down, there will be two more games before Christmas. Best of luck to the ladies playing this Tuesday, 11th and on the 18th. See the league standings here.

6th December 2007 - Pyjama Party!

A quick thank you to everyone who made it down to the Globe last night and made it a very successful night. A huge thanks goes out to all the QUB Northern Ireland Supporters Club committe and members who joined us. Photos are available here.

5th December 2007 - Pyjama Party!

QUB Ladies Basketball Club are pleased to announce their first fundraiser of the season to take the form of a joint Pyjama Party with QUBNISA in the Globe on Wednesday the 5th December. Doors are open from 9.30pm. Come in your favourite PJs for a night of fun and games. More details available here.

14th November 2007 - A great start to the season!

Congratulaions to the QUB Ladies Team who defeated a strong Andersonstown team last night at home. The Basketball Northern Ireland Women's League schedule is available here.

11th November 2007 - Ulster Mortgage Shop Rockets feature in Irish News

Well done to all the players of The Mortgage Shop Rockets who were featured in the Irish News last week. See the TV interview: here.

30th October 2007 - First Game of Season Postponed

Next Tuesday's game against Tyrone Towers has been postponed until further notice. Keep checking back to see when the game will go ahead in the PEC.

23rd October 2007- Club Meeting

An important club meeting will be held in the PEC this Tuesday night the 23rd of October at 7pm. We hope to discuss the direction of the club and the options of purchasing merchandise for the players. All players and friends of the club are invited to attend.

14th October 2007- Update

Thanks to everyone who made it out on Thursday night. It was slow to get started but once they brought out the classic RnB tunes I think we had a good laugh. The commitee is working on a fundraiser for the club so we'll be in touch soon about that. Also news just out : a new league convener has been appointed. She is currently working on the fixtures list and we will be informed shortly, keep an eye on the League Fixtures page.

4th October 2007- Club night Out

We're delighted to announce our first club night out of the year - we'll be in the Parlour (near the Student's Union) on Thursday night next the 8th of October from 8.30pm. Come on down and join in on the fun! :D There will of course be more nights out and great fundraisers to come... See what we got up to last year here.

1st October 2007- New page added!

Check out our new page Why Basketball? to see the benifits of the sport. Come join us to train, any Wednesday in the PEC minor hall at 4.30pm.

26th September 2007- Fresher's Bazaar

Wednesday next the 26th of September has been scheduled as the date for the 2007 Fresher's Bazaar. For this day only if student members join our club at the stand in the Snack Bar of the Union we will be offering you the discounted price of £3. There will be club members at the stand from 10am to 4pm. Stop by and say hello!

14th September 2007- Training Returns

For all concerned we will be back training in the PEC from Tuesday the 25th of September. Please be there on time to warm up before practice, lets make it another sucessful season! See here for training times.

September 2007- Welcoming all New Players

QUB Ladies Basketball Club are currently welcoming all new players who are interested in playing with the club. If you too are interested, please contact us.

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