Kerry Area Basketball Board Season Delayed

The new basketball season in the County has been delayed.

The Kerry Area Basketball Board has revealed that competitions will commence by January 2021.

They have released the following statement:

Following a meeting of the Kerry Area Basketball Board and a full discussion with its member clubs and referees the start of the new season will be pushed back to the end of the year.

When the previous season ended the Kerry Airport KABB were almost finished their programme of games. And it had been hoped that this season would commence as usual around the end of September, early October.

Clubs are in the process of appointing Covid officers and working on the back to play protocols released by Basketball Ireland. For any clubs who require further information on these items they can contact the KABB Board or log onto the BI or Sport Ireland websites.

However the KABB has also had a number of approaches from clubs and schools who are still getting to grips with how the new school year will look and some of the school halls which clubs used might not be available for the next few months at least.

Therefore the KABB has decided that competitions will commence by January 2021 with team registrations to be completed by November and fixtures released in December.

AGM: The KABB has also announced following its committee meeting that the AGM will take place immediately the Government moves the country into Phase 4 of the re-opening pathway and groups of more than 50 can meet indoors.