BASKETBALL ROUND-UP: Moycullen and Maree Secure Super League Wins 

BASKETBALL ROUND-UP: Moycullen and Maree Secure Super League Wins 

Results – (week ending Sunday, 21st October 2018) 

Basketball Ireland Men’s Super League: 

CandS Neptune 90-111 Moycullen 

UCC Demons 86-90 Maree 

TEAM PLD W L PF PA PD PTS
Templeogue 4 4 0 337 286 51 12
Belfast Star 4 3 1 334 292 42 9
Garveys Tralee Warriors 4 3 1 362 337 25 9
Keanes Supervalu Killorglin 4 3 1 307 299 8 9
UCC Demons 4 2 2 332 326 6 6
Pyrobel Killester 4 2 2 289 283 6 6
Moycullen 4 2 2 305 301 4 6
UCD Marian 4 2 2 302 300 2 6
Griffith College Swords Thunder 4 1 3 321 330 -9 3
Maree 4 1 3 280 310 -30 3
DCU Saints 4 1 3 305 352 -47 3
CandS Neptune 4 0 4 319 377 -58 0

Basketball Ireland Women’s Super League: 

IT Carlow Basketball 67-50 NUIG Mystics 

Elsewhere, IT Carlow Basketball got their first win of the season on the board on Saturday afternoon, when they welcomed NUIG Mystics to Carlow.

Another big display from Courtney Walsh (28 points), helped Carlow into a 35-19 point lead at half-time and they drove on from their, standing firm in a late shooting onslaught from Mystics, to win out 67-50 in the end.

Top Scorers NUIG Mystics:Claire Morrissey 23, Ailish O Reilly 10, Jane Lynch 9 

TEAM PLD W L PF PA PD PTS
Courtyard Liffey Celtics 3 3 0 229 139 90 9
Ambassador UCC Glanmire 3 3 0 241 194 47 9
DCU Mercy 3 2 1 193 147 46 6
Fr Mathews 3 2 1 189 157 32 6
Pyrobel Killester 3 1 2 188 200 -12 3
Maxol WIT Wildcats 2 1 1 113 131 -18 3
IT Carlow Basketball 3 1 2 152 182 -30 3
Singleton SuperValu Brunell 3 1 2 163 194 -31 3
Marble City Hawks 4 1 3 253 302 -49 3
NUIG Mystics 3 0 3 137 212 -75 0

Basketball Ireland Men’s Division One: 

Gamefootage.net Titans 62-80 DBS Éanna 

Gamefootage.net Titans were once more the last team in action at the weekend, and were unlucky not to pip Northern conference leaders, DBS Eanna at the Jes on Sunday.

A big 26-point display from the hugely impressive Tom Rivard saw Titans up by one at the half time break (30-29) but Éanna put in a huge second half display with Stefan Zecevic and Conor Gallagher causing major trouble for the hosts, to see them win out 62-80 in the end.

Top scorers Gamefootage.net Titans: Tom Rivard 26, Matthew Sweeney 13, Robert Rajic 8 

TEAM PLD W L PF PA PD PTS
DBS Eanna 6 6 0 521 376 145 18
Abbey Seals Dublin Lions 7 6 1 601 545 56 18
Bad Bobs Tolka Rovers 7 4 3 516 474 42 12
KUBS BC 7 3 4 540 524 16 9
EJ Sligo All-Stars 7 3 4 517 570 -53 9
Ulster University Elks 7 2 5 505 554 -49 6
LYIT Donegal 7 2 5 549 627 -78 6
GameFootage.net Titans 6 1 5 428 507 -79 3

Basketball Ireland Women’s Division One: 

Maree 80-50 St Mary’s Castleisland 

Maree’s Women’s Division One team continued their unbeaten start to the season with an 80-50 point win over St Mary’s Castleisland in Oranmore on Saturday evening in the Southern Conference. Once more, Claire Rockall and Dayna Finn topped the scoring charts, bagging 36 points between them.

Indeed, Maree were dominant from the off, running into a 20-point lead by half time, to finish out 30-point winners in the end to stay joint top of the Southern Conference with Portlaoise Panthers as the only two unbeaten teams.

“It’s a great run we are on,” said Maree Head Coach Joe Shields to Basketball Ireland afterwards.  “And the confidence in the group is very high. We are playing a free-flowing game, which suits our personnel.”

Top scorers Maree: Claire Rockall 20, Dayna Finn 16, Alison Blaney 10 

TEAM PLD W L PF PA PD PTS
Maree 3 3 0 244 177 67 9
Portlaoise Panthers 3 3 0 221 180 41 9
Limerick Celtics 3 1 2 190 208 -18 3
St Marys Castleisland 3 1 2 176 220 -44 3
UL Huskies 3 0 3 188 201 -13 0
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