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
Shawn Atupem chipped in with scores of 23 and 29 points as UCC Demons secured the Southern Conference title and a home venue for the play-offs with back-to-back wins over Belfast Star in the Nivea for Men’s SuperLeague in Belfast at the weekend.
Mon, 27 Feb, 2012
UCC Demons had to withstand a tremendous late comeback from UL Eagles before eventually sealing the points in the Nivea for Men’s SuperLeague clash at the Mardyke Arena last night and in the process, gained some measure of revenge for their recent cup final loss to the same opposition.
Sat, 18 Feb, 2012
National Cup champions UL Eagles may have ambushed UCC Demons in that memorable final two weeks ago but Eagles won’t have anything up their sleeve that Demons coach Paul Kelleher isn’t expecting when the sides meet again in the Nivea for Men SuperLeague at the Mardyke tonight.
Fri, 17 Feb, 2012
AFTER Thursday night’s derby game, the two Cork teams were back in action in the Nivea for Men SuperLeague yesterday when UCC Demons maintained their good run of form with an 88-65 win over Moycullen at the Parochial Hall and Bord Gáis Neptune got back into the groove with an impressive 74-67 victory over UL Eagles at the University Arena.
Tue, 03 Jan, 2012
BORD GAIS NEPTUNE, the most decorated team in the Nivea for Men SuperLeague, qualified for the semi-finals of the current competition with an 83-69 victory over old rivals, DCU Saints, while Belfast Star pulled off the shock of the play-offs in the form of a dramatic two-point victory over UCC Demons yesterday afternoon.
Mon, 14 Mar, 2011
NEPTUNE STADIUM, the arena that revolutionised Irish basketball and which is, to many, still the spiritual home of the game on this island, is 25 years old this weekend and it is fitting that the home team should host their long-time arch rivals, DCU Saints, in the Nivea for Men SuperLeague to tip off the celebrations this afternoon (4 pm).
Fri, 01 Jan, 2010
THE Women’s SuperLeague quarter-finals dominate the weekend’s basketball programme, but there is still a lot of unfinished business in the Nivea for Men SuperLeague - with Abrakebabra Tigers fighting for survival tonight at Neptune Stadium.
Fri, 03 Mar, 2006
AFTER their big win over Ballina in the first round of the Cup, Abrakebabra Tigers face a huge weekend in the NIVEA for MEN SuperLeague when they play host to UCC Demons at the Leisure Centre on Saturday night and then tackle Limerick Lions on Bank Holiday Monday.
Fri, 28 Oct, 2005
IT’S the game basketball has been talking about for weeks - the clash of the two best sides in the country as unbeaten DART Killester make the trip to Tralee to meet the Abrakebabra Tigers in the Nivea for Men SuperLeague tomorrow night.
Fri, 26 Nov, 2004
SURPRISE away wins for Gleneagle Lakers and Limerick and the expected victory for Abrakebabra Tigers on Saturday night means that there are four teams from Irish Basketball’s Southern Conference through to the quarter finals of the National Cup, leaving the likes of MDS Star and UCD knocking on the back door for their places.
Mon, 22 Nov, 2004