At half-time in tonight’s National Cup final, Irish basketball will warm itself in the glow of a glorious past, when an iconic Ballina side is introduced to the crowd 25 years on from the classic final victory over Neptune in Cork.
Sat, 30 Jan, 2016
Blue Demons secretary Troy O’Mahony has denied that the club poached Roy Downey from Neptune, after a Neptune statement implied the departure of Downey was a key reason for the storied Cork side’s departure from the top tier of Irish basketball.
Mon, 27 Jul, 2015
Colin O’Reilly, the player-coach to C&S UCC Demons, is calling on his players to remain focused on completing the grand slam as they prepare to play UL Eagles in the Men’s Premier league at the UL Arena tomorrow.
Fri, 06 Mar, 2015
UCC Demons may have secured the southern conference title but they won’t be resting on their laurels when they entertain Bord Gáis Neptune in the Nivea for Men SuperLeague and what will be the final derby of theseason at the Mardyke Arena tonight (7.30pm).
Fri, 02 Mar, 2012
DEFENDING champions, 11890 Killester, will be red hot favourites going into Sunday’s NIVEA for MEN SuperLeague final at the National Basketball Arena but coach, Mark Keenan, has been around long enough to realise there are no foregone conclusions in this type of situation and Bord Gáis Neptune, he reckons, are not ones to be taken lightly.
Fri, 25 Mar, 2011
AFTER a period in the doldrums, Bord Gais Neptune find themselves back in familiar territory following their 90-88 semi-final victory over UL Eagles that qualifies them for a showdown with champions, 11890 Killester, in next weekend’s NIVEA for MEN SuperLeague final at headquarters.
Mon, 21 Mar, 2011