So it all comes down to this. Whatever Basketball Ireland is paying its marketing team, it’s not enough as they’ve conjured the ultimate final regular season weekend of the Superleague season. Three rivals for the title, two facing each other in back to back fixtures Saturday and Sunday.
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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
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
AFTER last weekend’s sickening loss to UL Eagles in the quarter-final of the National Cup, UCC Demons coach Paul Kelleher will be hoping for a massive turnaround when they return to the UL Arena tomorrow night for a NIVEA for MEN SuperLeague assignment.
Fri, 10 Dec, 2010
ALL-CONQUERING 11890 Killester refused to wilt as they secured their eighth win of an impressive season in Cork — but UCC Demons pushed them all the way (90-82) in the top Nivea For Men’s SuperLeague game of the weekend.
Mon, 29 Nov, 2010
IT’S the clash every Irish basketball fan has been waiting for: the defending champions, 11890 Killester and the team they beat in last season’s final, UL Eagles, meet at Clontarf tomorrow night in what may prove a roadsign towards the destination of this year’s honours.
Fri, 19 Nov, 2010