Lota International Basketball Tournament 1964

Lota Trophy [Reference: 3]


DateHome teamAway Team
31.03.1964Garda (Dublin)64Aberdeen University (Scotland)25
31.03.1964St. Joseph’s (Dublin)50University College Cork25
31.03.1964FCA (Tralee)55Neptune (Cork)54
31.03.1964Newport (Wales)53US Navy (Derry)42
31.03.1964FCA Tralee49Garda32
31.03.1964St. Joseph’s52Newport64
31.03.1964Tralee FCA61Newport49
Lota International Basketball Tournament 1964 [Reference: 1]


Tralee FCA (Army Reserves) shocked hosts Neptune in the first round of the 1964 Lota International Tournament, and then went on to defeat a disappointing Garda in the Semi-Finals, and in a high-scoring match for the times, Newport from Wales 61-49 in the Final.

Tralee FCA – 1964 Lota Tournament Champions [Reference: 4]


Newspapers / Sources

[1] Anon. (1968) Tralee FCA win Lota Tournament  Evening Herald. April 3, 1964.[Irish Newspaper Archive]

[2] Anon. (1968) Presentation of Lota Trophy “ Evening Echo. April 1, 1964.[Irish Newspaper Archive]


[3] A Little “Bit” of Irish Basketball History (2020) Lota Trophy[Internet]Available from: https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-jZQ2Y5ImAwQ/Xhk9BaymDRI/AAAAAAAAC9Y/flv-QyGMeKgXT9ZfFTc6u2CbYxKuHjDFACLcBGAsYHQ/s1600/1964%2BLota%2BPreview.jpg  [Accessed 27 July 2020]

[4] A Little “Bit” of Irish Basketball History (2020) 1964 Lota Tournament Champions [Internet]Available from: https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-TL1f0txkmlg/Xhk9BfLcB2I/AAAAAAAAC9c/l_fmEug1WoQoVVHhNkSgMM5CqwElr2rIwCLcBGAsYHQ/s1600/1964%2BLota%2BTournament%2BResults%2Band%2BPhotos.jpg [Accessed 27 July 2020]


Thanks to Rob Gihbu & Pat Connolly.

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