This weekend's basketball action
John Coughlan previews the weekend’s basketball action.
Conor Meany of UCD Marian produced a season best for an Irish player in the Men’s Premier League when amassing 40 points in his team’s shock 97-86 win over Travelodge Swords Thunder.
Mon, 02 Mar, 2015
Colin O’Reilly has laid down a challenge to players hopeful of making the Men’s Premier League All-Star team competing at the Sino-European Championships in July.
Fri, 27 Feb, 2015
Templeogue should consolidate fourth place in the Men’s Premier league when they travel to Mountview for a clash with Dublin Inter.
Fri, 27 Feb, 2015
C&S UCC Demons were crowned Men’s Premier league champions following an emphatic 112-83 win over UCD Marian at the Mardyke Arena yesterday.
Mon, 23 Feb, 2015
C&S UCC Demons will be hoping to take another step towards completing the Premier Men’s league and cup double when they host UCD Marian at the Mardyke Arena on Sunday.
Fri, 20 Feb, 2015
Premier basketball: Team Montenotte produced a top-class second-half display to demolish Liffey Celtics 91-63 in the Women’s Premier League top-of-the-table clash at Leixlip.
Mon, 16 Feb, 2015
Basketball: Table toppers Team Montenotte bid to extend their advantage in the Women’s Premier League with victory over second-placed Liffey Celtics at the Leixlip Amenity Centre (tomorrow, 7.30pm).
Fri, 13 Feb, 2015
Basketball: Men’s Premier league leaders C & S UCC Demons will face the acid test tomorrow when they play second placed Travelodge Swords Thunder in a game that could well decide the destination of the title.
Fri, 06 Feb, 2015
Basketball: C & S UCC Demons unbeaten record in the Men’s Premier league remained intact following a hard earned 88-73 win over Killester at the Mardyke Arena yesterday.
Mon, 02 Feb, 2015
C&S UCC Demons’ 11-game unbeaten run in the Men’s Premier league will be tested on Sunday when they entertain Belfast Star at the Mardyke Arena.
Fri, 16 Jan, 2015
Basketball: Travelodge Swords Thunder got a timely boost before Friday night’s mouth watering National Cup semi-final against C & S UCC Demons when defeating UL Eagles 77-62 in the Men’s Premier League.
Mon, 05 Jan, 2015
Basketball: The Mardyke Arena will be packed to capacity when C&S UCC Demons host neighbours BFG Neptune in an intriguing Men’s Premier League derby tonight.
Fri, 02 Jan, 2015
C&S UCC Demons finished 2014 with another resounding victory in the Premier Men’s league following their 101-81 win over Templeogue at the Mardyke Arena yesterday.
Mon, 22 Dec, 2014
C&S UCC Demons will complete their 2014 campaign when they entertain Templeogue in the Men’s Premier League at the Mardyke Arena on Sunday.
Fri, 19 Dec, 2014
Team Montenotte suffered their first defeat of the Women’s Premier league season when going down to DCU Mercy (61-56) at Upper Glanmire Sports Centre.
Mon, 15 Dec, 2014
After the excitement of National Cup, it’s back to Premier league action this weekend, with Belfast Star and Travelodge Swords Thunder topping the bill.
Fri, 12 Dec, 2014
The season’s busiest weekend thus far, with quarter-final second-leg games in both Men’s and Women’s Premier National Cups taking place.
Fri, 05 Dec, 2014
Team Montenotte’s unbeaten record in the Women’s Premier League is sure to be tested when they play joint leaders Courtyard Liffey Celtics at Upper Glanmire Sports Centre tomorrow.
Fri, 28 Nov, 2014
Paul Kelleher has experienced the highs and lows of basketball in recent seasons but the UL Eagles coach is confident his new role in Limerick will be a success.
Fri, 21 Nov, 2014
UCD Marian produced a major upset in the Premier Men’s National Cup when defeating Neptune 95-77 in their first leg quarter-final clash at Belfield.
Mon, 17 Nov, 2014
Holders C&S UCC Demons are involved in the game of the weekend in the Mens Premier National Cup when they travel to Dublin tomorrow for a clash against their great rivals Killester.
Fri, 14 Nov, 2014
C&S UCC Demons maintained their unbeaten record in the Men’s Premier League following a comfortable 104-84 win over UCD Marian in the battle of the colours at Belfield.
Mon, 10 Nov, 2014
Basketball: C&S UCC Demons captain Shane Coughlan is urging his team to remain focused on the job in hand when they travel to Dublin tomorrow to play UCD Marian in the Men’s Premier league at Belfield.
Fri, 07 Nov, 2014
Team Montenotte are now outright leaders of the Women’s Premier League after a hard-earned 73-71 win over Meteors.
Mon, 03 Nov, 2014
Basketball: Women’s Premier League leaders Meteors are relishing the "acid test" of facing champions Team Montenotte at Coláiste Íosagáin tomorrow.
Fri, 31 Oct, 2014
C & S UCC Demons produced a solid performance to defeat Killester in the Men’s Premier League top of the table clash at Clontarf.
Mon, 27 Oct, 2014
The Premier League and Cup champions clash at Clontarf tomorrow, with Killester hosting C&S UCC Demons in the game of the weekend.
Fri, 24 Oct, 2014
Basketball: Jermaine Turner rolled back the years for Killester as they defeated BFG Neptune 86-75 in the Men’s Premier League at Neptune Stadium.
Mon, 20 Oct, 2014
Reigning champions Killester were made to fight all the way before overcoming a resilient UCD Marian outfit 73-71 in a pulsating Men’s Premier League clash.
Mon, 13 Oct, 2014
Joey Boylan has spent the last 45 years either playing or coaching at DCU Saints, and this season, after concentrating on the juvenile section of the club for eight years, he returns to coach the Premier league side.
Fri, 10 Oct, 2014
The oldest rivalry in Irish basketball will take to the court at the Neptune Stadium tomorrow when BGFNeptune face fellow Cork rivals C&S UCC Demons.
Fri, 03 Oct, 2014
Mark Scannell expressed his surprise last night at his first sacking as a basketball coach after Neptune relieved him of his position as head coach following an inconsistent season in basketball’s Men’s Premier League.
Sat, 22 Mar, 2014
The closing weekend of the National Basketball Championships will begin this evening with the men’s Champions Trophy semi-finals at Neptune Stadium.
Fri, 21 Mar, 2014
Killester will be crowned men’s Premier League champions if they beat UL Eagles tomorrow and Bord Gáis Neptune on Sunday.
Fri, 07 Mar, 2014
UL Huskies secured the regular season in the Women’s Premier League with a hard-earned 71-64 win over DCU Mercy at the UL Arena.
Mon, 17 Feb, 2014
Defending Premier Women’s champions UL Huskies will be eager to seal the regular season trophy when they host DCU Mercy at the UL Arena tomorrow.
Fri, 14 Feb, 2014
A 48 year-old rivalry in Cork basketball gets stoked again tomorrow night when Bord Gais Neptune host C&S UCC Demons in the Men’s Superleague.
Fri, 07 Feb, 2014
Killester had little trouble accounting for Dublin rivals DCU Saints 84-71 in a disappointing game at Clontarf.
Mon, 03 Feb, 2014
Killester will be hoping to stay in touch with C&S UCC Demons when they host Dublin rivals DCU Saints in the Men’s Premier League at Clontarf tomorrow.
Fri, 31 Jan, 2014
Anyone who has been to Upper Glanmire or the UL Sports Arena to watch the two most dominant forces in women’s basketball tussle each other won’t have been as wide-eyed as the casual observer, held in thrall by UL Huskies and Glanmire at the National Basketball Arena last night.
Sat, 25 Jan, 2014
For two weeks in 1992, a US team of NBA superstars spearheaded by Michael Jordan and Magic Johnson destroyed all before them at an Olympic Games notable for the fact that it was the first since the collapse of the Berlin War.
Fri, 24 Jan, 2014