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07 Dec 2021

Kildare's Liffey Celtics big winner as national basketball awards announced

Player of the Year; Young Player of the Year and Coach of the Year all go to Leixlip Club

Kildare's Liffey Celtics big winner as national basketball awards announced

Liffey Celtics

The Basketball Ireland National League Player and Coaches of the Year for the 2018/19 season have just been officially announced. The awards were voted for by the respective men’s and women’s National League committees – the MNCC and the WNLC.

In the Women’s Super League, Courtyard Liffey Celtics star, Allie LeClaire has scooped the Player of the Year award after a phenomenal season for Mark Byrne’s side. Indeed, it’s a clean sweep of wins for Courtyard Liffey Celtics as young Irish international star Sorcha Tiernan has scooped the Young Player of the Year award for the third year in a row, while head coach, Mark Byrne has won the Coach of the Year award - also for a third year in a row.  Celtics were crowned Cup champions back in January, before going on to win the league later in the season.

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