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

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

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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.