Basketball sides star

Tullamore North community games has entered U-13 boys, U-13 girls, U-16 boys and U-16 girls basketball in this year competitions.

Tullamore North community games has entered U-13 boys, U-13 girls, U-16 boys and U-16 girls basketball in this year competitions.

The U-13 boys were crowned Offaly champions when they won the final 31-30 against MRI in what was a thrilling match. Oisin Rice and Matas Naudziunas top scoring

The U-12 girls qualified for the county final in defeating MRI 24-20 in another exciting game. Sarah Kehoe and Kate Fox top scored while Aisling Lydon did a great marking job on MRIs most dangerous player Niamh Glackin.

They will play the winners of Clara v Brosna in the final. Both games with MRI were held in the SHS and proved very enjoyable for the large attendance.