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Yale Women’s Basketball Tour


Yale Womens Basketball Team After last years successful tour hosting Saint Joseph’s University in Ireland I was contacted by Chris Gobrecht, Head Coach of Yale’s Women’s Basketball Team regarding bringing her team to Ireland on a pre-season tour. Over the space of 7 months I worked closely with Chris and together we created an eight day tour itinerary to suit her exact requirements. In August the team arrived and I thoroughly enjoyed hosting their tour and I’m delighted to report it was truly outstanding for all involved.

Have a read of my day by day report.



SJU Hawks Pre Season Tour of Ireland proves unlucky for Maryland

St Joseph's basketball team win over Maryland

"Without a doubt the trip to Ireland was key here!" - Susan Moran, associate head coach.

St Joseph's basketball team win over Maryland 50 points to 49
Susan Moran, associate head coach of the Hawks

Saint Joseph's Women's Basketball Tour


St Joseph's basketball team In August 2012 Link2Ireland a division of Chaka Travel welcomed Saint Joseph's University Women's Basketball Team to Ireland for a 10 day tour.

The Saint Joseph's Hawks represent the athletic teams at Saint Joseph's University, Philadelphia. The Hawks compete in Division I in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Philadelphia Big 5.

"The Hawks" were taking part in a 10 day tour of both North and Southern Ireland during which they would have 5 competitive games against local opposition whilst also visiting some of Irelands most famous sites e.g. The Giant's Causeway, Cliff's of Moher and Guinness Factory to name a few.

Have a read of the day by day report.