About Us

Portlaoise Panthers are a Basketball Ireland affiliated club in the heart of the Midlands catering for all age groups from kindergarten right up to senior level and both Mens/Boys and Women/Girls.


Founded in 1965

Originated as Portlaoise Basketball Club, Portlaoise Panthers has steadily evolved during it’s rich and successful history. Our home is at St Marys Hall, Portlaoise which includes capacity for 400 spectators, viewing gallery and a café.


We have active and expanding memberbership of 400 players, coaches and management and a very large network of parents and supporters.

TEAMS & Tournaments

We have 27 teams including Senior, Juvenile teams age 10 to 18 and Academy players age 4 up to 7 years old. Our teams compete in Irelands National League, National Cups, Midland Leagues and Kilkenny and SE Leagues.