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UL Eagles basketball aim to soar back to top tier

UL Eagles basketball aim to soar back to top tier

| August 11, 2017

FOLLOWING a tough season which ended in relegation last year, the University of Limerick (UL) Eagles are aiming to fly back to the top rank of the Irish men’s basketball league. The 2016/2017 season ended with heartbreak as the Eagles, having won two championships in the past decade, found themselves relegated from Ireland’s premier division. […]

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Basketball – National League Weekend Previews

Basketball – National League Weekend Previews

| November 18, 2016

IT’S TOP of the table versus bottom this evening (November 17th) in the Men’s Super League as Templeogue and KUBS BC go head-to-head at the National Basketball Arena, Tallaght. Templeogue’s winning streak continued last weekend, when they netted six wins from six, while KUBS BC have yet to register a win in the League. “It’s […]

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Basketball – UL Eagles lose out to DCU Saints

Basketball – UL Eagles lose out to DCU Saints

| October 11, 2016

IT WAS a disappointing night for the Eagles at DCU Saints where they went down by 14 points to a physically stronger Saints side. Eagles started slowly allowing DCU to get a succession of second chance points and ended the quarter 24:18 down. The second quarter started much better for the away team with Patrick […]

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Basketball – Super League Weekend Preview

Basketball – Super League Weekend Preview

| October 7, 2016

TEMPLEOGUE Head Coach Mark Keenan has hailed his new recruits as a factor in their 100% start to the Men’s Super League. The Hula Hoops National Cup Champions lost a number of players central to their break out season, but Neil Randolph and Puff Summers have proven key additions to date. “Neil is a great […]

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Basketball – Ireland Super League Round Up: Randolph Revs Up Templeogue.

Basketball – Ireland Super League Round Up: Randolph Revs Up Templeogue.

| October 5, 2016

UCD MARIAN top the Men’s Super League after two rounds thanks to a resounding 107-84 win over reigning champions UCC Demons in Belfield. Dustan Moreira and Mike Garrow combined for 43 points while Head Coach Ioannis Liapakis was equally impressed with his side’s defence. “People who talk about basketball will say this was a surprise […]

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Basketball – Crescent Comprehensive claim All Ireland Crown

Basketball – Crescent Comprehensive claim All Ireland Crown

| May 11, 2016

CRESCENT College Comprehensive Limerick powered home in the fourth quarter to win the SUBWAY® All Ireland Schools U15A Girls Cup with a 39-22 win over Coláiste Íosagáin at the National Basketball Arena. The Limerick side featured nine members of the squad that were runners up in the Subway Schools All Ireland U14A Girls Cup Final […]

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Basketball – UL Huskies pull together for maiden win

Basketball – UL Huskies pull together for maiden win

| November 30, 2015

UL HUSKIES picked up their first win of the season to breathe life into their bid for survival in the Basketball Ireland Women’s Premier League. The Limerick side iced a 71-60 win over Meteors from the free throw line but it took a crucial drive to the basket from Cathy Grant to maintain control in […]

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Basketball – National Intermediate Cup Brings All Four Provinces Together

Basketball – National Intermediate Cup Brings All Four Provinces Together

| October 2, 2015

FORTY teams from 15 different counties have entered a new competition format catering for basketball clubs operating outside the national league. The draw for the Hula Hoops National Intermediate Cups was made on Thursday October 1st with the action set to get underway on October 24th. Nine Cork teams have entered with seven from Dublin […]

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Basketball – Fixtures confirmed for National League

Basketball – Fixtures confirmed for National League

| September 29, 2015

THE COUNTDOWN continues to the start of the 2015/2016 Basketball Ireland National League season with the confirmation of fixtures for all 38 participating teams. The regular season gets underway on Saturday October 3th with a total of 324 games before playoffs in March. The Men’s Premier League, Women’s Premier League, Men’s Division One and Women’s […]

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Basketball – Draws made for Hula Hoops National Cups

Basketball – Draws made for Hula Hoops National Cups

| September 25, 2015

OVER 50 teams went into the drum for the senior cup competitions with defending Men’s National Cup champions C&S UCC Demons drawing UL Eagles in the first round. Premier League newcomers Eanna will face GCD Swords Thunder. In the Women’s National Cup, holders Team Montenotte Hotel avoided Round One and will meet the winners of […]

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