For the first time in decades, Jersey has a women's basketball league with 40 players signed up so far.
The new competition tipped off this week with four teams set to play six rounds of fixtures over the next few months.
The Jersey Basketball Association says it hopes to expand the league in future and increase the number of games if there is demand.
It also launched its first ever junior academy league this week, which has been created to five local 11-15 year-olds competitive action.
- Watch: ITV News spoke to players on the opening night of the season