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Super League Standings
 1. Glanmire 14-2 
 2. Liffey Celtics 12-3 
 3. DCU Mercy 10-5 
 4. Killester 9-7 
 5. P.Panthers 8-8 
 6. WIT Wildcats 7-8 
 7. Brunell 5-11 
 8. NUIG Mystics 3-12 
 9. Meteors 2-14 
Last:3/23/2017
Division 1 Standings
 1. IT Carlow 11-1 
 2. UL Huskies 9-3 
 3. Marble City Hawks 7-5 
 4. Ulster Rockets 7-5 
 5. Fr.Mathews 3-9 
 6. Ulster Elks 3-9 
 7. Oblate Dynamos 2-10 
Last:3/21/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Sarah FAIRBANKS
  DCU M.
  (185-F-)
  Avg: 19.9
 1. Fairbanks, DCU M.19.9 
 2. Sterling, P.Pan.19.9 
 3. Wells, NUIG M.17.5 
 4. Kilpatrick, Brunell17.1 
 5. Boone, Liffey Celtics17.1 
 6. O'Connor, Liffey C.16.8 
 7. Neal, Meteors16.5 
 8. Fechko, Killester15.7 
 9. Woods, DCU Mercy15.4 
 10. Rockall, Glanmire15.4 
Rebounds Per Game
 Monet NEAL
  Meteors
  (178-F-95)
  Avg: 16
 1. Neal, Meteors16.0 
 2. Melia, P.Panthers12.8 
 3. Wells, NUIG M.11.8 
 4. Kavanagh, WIT W.10.4 
 5. Fairbanks, DCU M.10.2 
 6. Fechko, Killester10.2 
 7. Dwyer, Glanmire9.9 
 8. O'Shea, WIT W.9.2 
 9. Sterling, P.Pan.9.2 
 10. O'Connor, Liffey C.9.0 
Assists Per Game
 Brittney DUNBAR
  WIT W.
  (173-G-)
  Avg: 5.3
 1. Dunbar, WIT W.5.3 
 2. Deegan, WIT W.4.6 
 3. O'Sullivan, P.Pan.3.8 
 4. Sterling, P.Pan.3.8 
 5. Mairtin, Meteors3.6 
 6. McKenna, Glanmire3.6 
 7. Sullivan, DCU M.3.5 
 8. Nagle, Killester3.5 
 9. Sherwood, Killester3.4 
 10. O'Connor, Liffey C.3.4 
Steals Per Game
 Leah FECHKO
  Killester
  (173-G-94)
  Avg: 5.9
 1. Fechko, Killester5.9 
 2. Dunbar, WIT W.5.1 
 3. Toner, DCU Mercy3.4 
 4. Sherwood, Killester3.4 
 5. O'Connor, Liffey C.2.8 
 6. Boone, Liffey Celtics2.8 
 7. Clarke, Killester2.7 
 8. Sullivan, DCU M.2.6 
 9. Alford, Glanmire2.5 
 10. Daly, Killester2.4 
Blocks Per Game
 Casey GRACE
  Glanmire
  (182-F-92)
  Avg: 3.2
 1. Grace, Glanmire3.2 
 2. Melia, P.Panthers2.9 
 3. Huijsdens, DCU M.2.4 
 4. Neal, Meteors2.3 
 5. Kilpatrick, Brunell2.3 
 6. Toner, DCU Mercy2.0 
 7. Fairbanks, DCU M.2.0 
 8. O'Connor, Liffey C.1.6 
 9. Alford, Glanmire1.5 
 10. Kavanagh, WIT W.1.0 
Player of the Week

 Leah Fechko
  Killester
  ( 173-G-94 )
  

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Superleague Round 4: Undefeated TM Hotel Cork loses their first game against DCU Mercy - Oct 30, 2012


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There was no lack of excitement in the last round games. The round ended with loss of the undefeated team, and even winless team recording their first victory.

The most crucial game of the last round was the first loss of undefeated TM Hotel Cork (2-1) at the home court on Saturday night. Hosts were defeated by DCU Mercy (4-0) 68-63. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of TM Hotel Cork. They outrebounded TM Hotel Cork 49-31 including a 23-11 advantage in offensive rebounds. Worth to mention a great performance of the former international guard Lindsay Peat (175-80) who helped to win the game recording 23 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists and American-British forward Meagan Hoffman (183-82, college: Adams St.) who added 16 points and 12 rebounds during the contest. DCU Mercy's coach used entire bench in such tough game. At the losing side the former international forward Grainne Dwyer (-84) responded with a double-double by scoring 23 points and 10 rebounds. DCU Mercy have a solid four-game winning streak. They maintain first position with 4-0 record, which they share with UL Aughinish. TM Hotel Cork at the other side keeps the third place with one game lost. DCU Mercy's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Dublin 11890 Killester.
Important game to mention about took place in Dublin. Seventh ranked 11890 Killester (2-2) saved a 1-point victory at home edging 5th ranked Singleton (2-2) 75-74 in the fight for the fourth place. The winners were led by guard Michelle Clarke (178-94) who scored that evening 21 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists and Lorraine Scully supported her with 14 points and 8 assists. Even 19 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists by Amy Waters did not help to save the game for Singleton. 11890 Killester moved-up to fourth place, which they share with defeated Singleton. 11890 Killester's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Dublin to the arena DCU Mercy.
Ulster Rockets has registered their first victory this season after two consecutive loses. The win is especially important as it came on the road game in Dublin, where they defeated Meteors (1-4) 54-45 on Saturday. Fionnuala Toner fired 9 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists for the winners. Jade Daly produced 4 points and 11 rebounds for lost side. Meteors' coach Hugh Kilbride rotated eleven players in this game, but that didn't help. Ulster Rockets (1-2) left bottom position moving up to sixth place. It was Meteors' third loss in a row. They dropped to the eighth position with four games lost. Ulster Rockets will meet league's second-placed UL Aughinish in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Meteors will play against Waterford Wildcats (#7) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
The game in Dublin was also worth to mention about. Fifth ranked Singleton (2-2) played at the court of 7th ranked Meteors (1-4). Singleton defeated Meteors 61-50. It was a very good performance for Danielle O'Leary who helped to win the game recording 18 points and 7 rebounds. Meteors' coach Hugh Kilbride tested eleven players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. Singleton moved-up to fourth place, which they share with Killester. Meteors lost third consecutive game. They dropped to the eighth position with four games lost. Singleton's next round opponent will be bottom-ranked Liffey Celtics (#9) in Kildare where they are favorite. Meteors will play on the road against Waterford Wildcats and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top-ranked UL Aughinish (4-0) crushed at home 7th ranked Waterford Wildcats (1-3) by 40 points 85-45, which is the biggest margin this round on Saturday night. Worth to mention a quality performance of Rachel Vanderwal who helped to win the game recording 25 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists. UL Aughinish have a solid four-game winning streak. Defending champion keeps a position of league leader, which they share with DCU Mercy. Waterford Wildcats lost third consecutive game. They keep the seventh place with three games lost. UL Aughinish will face Ulster Rockets (#6) in Belfast in the next round where they are favorite. Waterford Wildcats will play at home against Meteors in Dublin and it may be a tough game between close rivals.



UL Aughinish - Waterford W. 85-45

Top-ranked UL Aughinish (4-0) crushed at home 7th ranked Waterford Wildcats (1-3) by 40 points 85-45, which is the biggest margin this round on Saturday night. Worth to mention a quality performance of Canadian-British guard Rachel Vanderwal (176-83, college: Boston U.) who helped to win the game recording 25 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists and Loretta Maher who added 21 points and 6 rebounds during the contest. At the losing side the former international guard Cathy Kavanagh (187-90) responded with 14 points and 9 rebounds and the former international center Niamh Mullally (180-84) scored 10 points and 6 rebounds. UL Aughinish have a solid four-game winning streak. Defending champion keeps a position of league leader, which they share with DCU Mercy. Waterford Wildcats lost third consecutive game. They keep the seventh place with three games lost. UL Aughinish will face Ulster Rockets (#6) in Belfast in the next round where they are favorite. Waterford Wildcats will play at home against Meteors in Dublin and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
UL Aughinish: R.Vanderwal 25+5reb+4ast, L.Maher 21+6reb, M.Fahy 16+3reb+6ast, A.McDermott 9+1reb, R.Clancy 6+5reb+1ast, M.Tarrant 3
Waterford W.: C.Kavanagh 14+9reb+1ast, N.Mullally 10+6reb+1ast, R.Furlong 5+2reb+1ast, C.O'Gorman 4+2reb, J.Coady 4+4reb+1ast, H.Rohan 4
gschID: 200039


TM Hotel Cork - DCU Mercy 63-68

The most crucial game of the last round was the first loss of undefeated TM Hotel Cork (2-1) at the home court on Saturday night. Hosts were defeated by DCU Mercy (4-0) 68-63. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of TM Hotel Cork. They outrebounded TM Hotel Cork 49-31 including a 23-11 advantage in offensive rebounds. Worth to mention a great performance of the former international guard Lindsay Peat (175-80) who helped to win the game recording 23 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists and American-British forward Meagan Hoffman (183-82, college: Adams St.) who added 16 points and 12 rebounds during the contest. DCU Mercy's coach used entire bench in such tough game. At the losing side the former international forward Grainne Dwyer (-84) responded with a double-double by scoring 23 points and 10 rebounds and the former international guard Niamh Dwyer (176-82, college: Monmouth) scored 18 points and 6 rebounds. DCU Mercy have a solid four-game winning streak. They maintain first position with 4-0 record, which they share with UL Aughinish. TM Hotel Cork at the other side keeps the third place with one game lost. DCU Mercy's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Dublin 11890 Killester.
Top scorers:
DCU Mercy: L.Peat 23+5reb+4ast, M.Hoffman 16+12reb, S.Woods 10+1reb+3ast, S.Maguire 9+9reb+4ast, C.Newton 6+9reb+1ast, V.Ronnings 2+3reb+1ast
TM Hotel Cork: G.Dwyer 23+10reb, N.Dwyer 18+6reb+2ast, M.Breen 10+6reb, A.McKenna 4+4reb+1ast, A.O'Regan 2+3reb, R.O'Shea 2
gschID: 200038


Killester - Singleton 75-74

Important game to mention about took place in Dublin. Seventh ranked 11890 Killester (2-2) saved a 1-point victory at home edging 5th ranked Singleton (2-2) 75-74 in the fight for the fourth place. 11890 Killester outrebounded Singleton 35-24 including 21 on the defensive glass. 11890 Killester brought some defensive toughness making 8 blocks. The winners were led by guard Michelle Clarke (178-94) who scored that evening 21 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists and guard Lorraine Scully (176-83) supported her with 14 points and 8 assists. Four 11890 Killester players scored in double figures. Even 19 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists by Amy Waters did not help to save the game for Singleton. Megan O'Leary added 8 points and 8 assists for lost side. 11890 Killester moved-up to fourth place, which they share with defeated Singleton. 11890 Killester's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Dublin to the arena DCU Mercy.
Top scorers:
Killester: M.Clarke 21+6reb+4ast, L.Scully 14+1reb+8ast, L.Westbrooks 12+5reb+1ast, E.Naughton 10+8reb+1ast, C.Flaherty 8+8reb+1ast, C.Flynn 4+3reb+4ast
Singleton: A.Waters 19+8reb+5ast, E.Thornton 13+4reb, D.O'Leary 10+1reb+5ast, R.Lyall 8+1reb+1ast, M.O'Leary 8+4reb+8ast, L.Odriscoll 7+1reb+1ast
gschID: 200036


Meteors - Singleton 50-61

The game in Dublin was also worth to mention about. Fifth ranked Singleton (2-2) played at the court of 7th ranked Meteors (1-4). Singleton defeated Meteors 61-50. Singleton had a 32-15 advantage in offensive rebounds. It was a very good performance for Danielle O'Leary who helped to win the game recording 18 points and 7 rebounds. Amy Waters contributed with 8 points, 13 rebounds and 4 assists for the winners. Guard Beth Meany (168-90) replied with 10 points and 4 steals and forward Rebecca Nagle (173-92) added 11 points in the effort for Meteors. Meteors' coach Hugh Kilbride tested eleven players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. Singleton moved-up to fourth place, which they share with Killester. Meteors lost third consecutive game. They dropped to the eighth position with four games lost. Singleton's next round opponent will be bottom-ranked Liffey Celtics (#9) in Kildare where they are favorite. Meteors will play on the road against Waterford Wildcats and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Singleton: D.O'Leary 18+7reb+2ast, M.O'Leary 15+4reb+2ast, E.Thornton 9+5reb+2ast, A.Waters 8+13reb+4ast, R.Lyall 4+1reb, A.Dineen 3
Meteors: R.Nagle 11+3reb+1ast, B.Meany 10+4reb+2ast, H.Pickford 8+7reb, E.Browne 4+2reb, F.Meany 4+1ast, J.Daly 4+6reb+2ast
gschID: 200041


Meteors - Ulster Rockets 45-54

Ulster Rockets has registered their first victory this season after two consecutive loses. The win is especially important as it came on the road game in Dublin, where they defeated Meteors (1-4) 54-45 on Saturday. Ulster Rockets held Meteors to an opponent 23.6 percent shooting from the field compared to 48.7 percent accuracy of the winners. Ulster Rockets forced 37 Meteors turnovers. Strangely Meteors outrebounded Ulster Rockets 45-15 including a 15-2 advantage in offensive rebounds. Guard Fionnuala Toner (175, college: MacMurray) fired 9 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists for the winners. Ciara O'Neill chipped in 12 points. Jade Daly (-91) produced 4 points and 11 rebounds and forward Rebecca Nagle (173-92) added 13 points respectively for lost side. Meteors' coach Hugh Kilbride rotated eleven players in this game, but that didn't help. Ulster Rockets (1-2) left bottom position moving up to sixth place. It was Meteors' third loss in a row. They dropped to the eighth position with four games lost. Ulster Rockets will meet league's second-placed UL Aughinish in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Meteors will play against Waterford Wildcats (#7) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Ulster Rockets: C.O'Neill 12+3reb, S.Dick 12+2reb, H.Fairbairn 11+1reb+1ast, F.Toner 9+8reb+4ast, S.Smye 7+1reb, E.McRory 5+1ast
Meteors: R.Nagle 13+2reb, E.Browne 7+6reb, B.Meany 7+1ast, F.Meany 6+1reb, J.Daly 4+11reb+2ast, S.Doyle 2+11reb
gschID: 200037


  




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