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Super League Standings
 1. Glanmire 7-0 
 2. Liffey Celtics 5-2 
 3. WIT Wildcats 5-2 
 4. Killester 4-3 
 5. DCU Mercy 3-3 
 6. P.Panthers 3-4 
 7. NUIG Mystics 2-5 
 8. Meteors 2-5 
 9. Brunell 0-7 
Full Standings
Last:12/1/2016
Division 1 Standings
 1. IT Carlow 4-0 
 2. UL Huskies 4-2 
 3. Fr.Mathews 3-2 
 4. Ulster Rockets 3-2 
 5. Marble City Hawks 2-3 
 6. Ulster Elks 1-4 
 7. Oblate Dynamos 1-5 
Last:12/6/2016
Points Per Game
 Nicole STERLING
  
  (178-F-93)
  Avg: 23.2
 1. Sterling, P.Pan.23.2 
 2. Fairbanks, DCU M.21.8 
 3. Wells, NUIG M.18.3 
 4. Fechko, Killester17.4 
 5. Neal, Meteors17.2 
 6. Dwyer, Glanmire16.4 
 7. Boone, Liffey Celt.15.8 
 8. Kilpatrick, Brunell15.5 
 9. O'Connor, Liffey C.15.5 
 10. Rockall, Glanmire15.1 
Rebounds Per Game
 Monet NEAL
  
  (178-F-95)
  Avg: 14.5
 1. Neal, Meteors14.5 
 2. Melia, P.Panthers12.4 
 3. Wells, NUIG M.12.3 
 4. Sterling, P.Pan.12.2 
 5. Dwyer, Glanmire11.4 
 6. Kavanagh, WIT W.10.0 
 7. O'Shea, WIT W.9.7 
 8. Waters, Brunell9.7 
 9. Fechko, Killester9.4 
 10. Fairbanks, DCU M.9.4 
Assists Per Game
 Brittney DUNBAR
  
  (173-G-)
  Avg: 7.3
 1. Dunbar, WIT W.7.3 
 2. Sullivan, DCU M.5.3 
 3. Nagle, Killester5.3 
 4. Deegan, WIT W.5.2 
 5. O'Sullivan, P.Pan.4.6 
 6. Sherwood, Killester4.2 
 7. Sterling, P.Pan.3.8 
 8. McKenna, Glanmire3.6 
 9. Meany, Meteors3.5 
 10. Alford, Glanmire3.3 
Steals Per Game
 Brittney DUNBAR
  
  (173-G-)
  Avg: 5.2
 1. Dunbar, WIT W.5.2 
 2. Fechko, Killester4.9 
 3. Toner, DCU Mercy4.0 
 4. Sherwood, Killester3.3 
 5. Boone, Liffey Celt.3.3 
 6. O'Connor, Liffey C.2.8 
 7. Clarke, Killester2.8 
 8. Nagle, Killester2.7 
 9. Alford, Glanmire2.6 
 10. Fairbanks, DCU M.2.4 
Blocks Per Game
 Casey GRACE
  
  (182-F-92)
  Avg: 3.1
 1. Grace, Glanmire3.1 
 2. Kilpatrick, Brunell3.0 
 3. Melia, P.Panthers2.2 
 4. Neal, Meteors2.0 
 5. Alford, Glanmire2.0 
 6. O'Connor, Liffey C.1.5 
 7. Fairbanks, DCU M.1.4 
 8. Kavanagh, WIT W.1.3 
 9. Maguire, DCU Mercy1.2 
 10. O'Connor, Liffey1.2 
Player of the week

 Aine Mcdonnell
  Killester
  (--)
  

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Round 9 (Regular Season)

Brunell Dec.11 Meteors 78%
Glanmire 83% Dec.10 Killester
P.Panthers 72% Dec.10 NUIG Mystic
WIT Wildcat 60% Dec.10 DCU Mercy
Setanta (www.setanta.com/ie) to show Cup finals / documentary on Irish Basketball - Jan 23, 2013


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Setanta to show We Got Game basketball documentary along with live SuperLeague Finals on Friday

Both finals live from 18:45 on Setanta Ireland followed by We Got Game: The Golden Age of Irish Basketball, a new documentary about Irish basketball in the 1980s.

Setanta Ireland will broadcast both of the SuperLeague National Cup Finals live on January 25th 2013, from the National Basketball Arena, Tallaght. The Womens final tips-off at 18:45 when UL Huskies take on TM Hotel Cork and then the Mens final at 20:45 when UL Eagles take on Bord Gais Neptune. Marie Crowe presents and she will be joined courtside by UCD Marians Conor Meany, Will Downing will be commentator for both games and on Co-Commentary are Breda Dick, coach of the Ulster Rockets for the womens final and Adrian Fulton, Former Irish International and current Belfast Star Coach for the mens final.

Following the two finals, at 22:30 Setanta will show We Got Game: The Golden Age of Irish Basketball, a documentary made by Motive Television that recalls a period when the popularity of Irish Basketball was at its greatest. Filled with unique, larger than life characters, it tells the story of when black America and small-town Ireland collided. The hour long documentary revisits a time when teams such as The Neptunes and The Blue Demons were all over the sport pages, and basketball went from being a small sport to one of the biggest spectacles in Ireland in the 80s.

We Got Game, looks at the origins of the game in Ireland before the introduction of American college players in 1979 when the maverick, Paudie OConnor of Killarney brought in the first two American professional players to play in the Irish league. The majority of these players who came to Ireland were young, black Americans, straight out of big-time college basketball, who had marginally missed out on the NBA. We see how the Cork clubs were supported by their own small scale Roman Abramovich-type backers and eventually caught up, and overtook Killarney as the top teams. They did this by bringing some of the all-time greats of this era such as, Terry Strickland, Jasper McElroy and Ray Smith. There is the incredible story of the relationship between Mario Elie and Kelvin Troy who played a season together with Killester. Mario went on to win three NBA Championships back home in the US with the Houston Rockets and the San Antonio Spurs, while Kelvin, his equal, still lives in Ireland, inspiring hoop dreams in new younger generations.

We are introduced to Dave Hopla, shooting coach to NBA stars like Kobe Bryant. He recalls his three years playing basketball in Belfast at the height of the troubles. We also meet, Liam McHale and Deora Marsh who transformed Ballina into one of the main forces of Irish basketball. This is not just a documentary about basketball Ireland, but a fascinating insight into a 1980s Ireland crippled by Recession, which found hope and enthusiasm in the exploits of a few basketball stars from the States. These players became local heroes and some of them made Ireland their home before the popularity of the game faded back.
  




Claire Melia
Best players of Irish Super League round 8 - 9 days ago

Aine Mcdonnell put on an extraordinary performance in the last round for Killester and that's her to receive a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 8. The had the game-high 9 points adding nine rebounds and fifteen assists for Killester in her team's victory, helping them to outclass NUIG Mystics (#7, 2-5) with 26-point margin 82-56. Killester is placed at 4th position in Irish Super League. They would have been even better if they hadn't lost a few games earlier this season.    [read more]

Nicole
Sterling
Super League Round 8: Meteors edge Liffey Celtics by three points - 11 days ago

Coincidentally all hosts won their games. The most exciting game of round 8 in the Super League took place in Dublin. This derby game ended with only three-point defeat on the road of second-ranked Liffey Celtics (5-2) to eighth ranked Meteors (2-5) 56-53 on Saturday evening. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Liffey Celtics. Meteors moved-up to seventh place, which they share with NUIG Mystics. Liffey Celtics at the other side keep the second position with two g...   [read more]

Claire Melia
Irish Super League round 7 best performance: Claire Melia - 17 days ago

Center Claire Melia (185-C-99) put on an amazing game in the last round for P.Panthers, receiving a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 7. The 17-year old player had a double-double of 21 points and 18 rebounds, while her team crushed, the league's bottom-ranked team Brunell (#9, 0-6) with 17-point margin 77-60. P.Panthers maintains the 7th position in Irish Super League. P.Panthers is rather a weak team placed in lower part in the standings. They need more victories to imp...   [read more]


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