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Basketball Rings, Standard or Heavy duty… what’s the difference?


We are Department of Education sports equipment suppliers and installers. We have been supplying basketball rings to Irish Schools, Community Centres and basketball clubs for almost ten years. We are constantly asked for advice regarding what basketball rings or basketball hoops are right for particular sporting venues, facilities or schools.

Heavy Duty Basketball Ring.

The Heavy Duty Basketball ring is our most popular hoop, its ideal for the majority of sports club and school use. This is the basketball hoop we supply as standard with our basketball goals for the Department of Education. Its extremely durable and capable of standing up to the toughest match play conditions.

Key Features.

  1. Fully welded supports,
  2. Heavy gauge steel.
  3. 45cm Powder coated solid steel basketball ring.
  4. Weight 6kg.
  5. Complete with net.

Online Shop Basketball Ring 10% November Discount.

All of these basketball rings are now available from our Online Shop, customers who enter this code: bball12 (on or before 30th November 2012) will receive 10% off their basketball ring purchases.




Budget Basketball Ring.

Where budgets are tight or the basketball ring will not need to stand up to serious punishment, the budget basketball ring could be a genuine option. This budget basketball ring is for light school or domestic use, where the need for a traditional ‘anti-vandal’ ring would not be required. Once again the ring is powder coated and made of solid steel.


Spring loaded Basketball Ring.

The spring loaded basketball ring is for use in practice matches, school matches or competitive matches. We have installed these spring loaded basketball rings mounted onto steel frames of Perspex or acrylic backboards in almost every county in the country.

Key Features.

  1. Break away 70kg.
  2. 45cm powder coated solid steel ring
  3. Din 4 hole pattern: 110mm x 90mm
  4. Enclosed flex mechanism
  5. Side guards for safety


If you require additional basketball rings or backboard information please do not hesitate to contact us. Email our digital marketing manager; niall@fitnessfunctions.ie or call 059-9152889. We look forward to hearing from you.

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