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Premier League Standings
 1. DCU Mercy 13-3 
 2. TM Hotel Cork 12-4 
 3. Killester 11-5 
 4. Meteors 10-6 
 5. WIT Wildcats 10-6 
 6. Brunell 6-10 
 7. Liffey Celtics 4-12 
 8. P.Panthers 3-13 
 9. UL Huskies 3-13 
Last:3/2/2016
Division 1 Standings
 1. NUIG Mystics 15-1 
 2. Fr.Mathews 12-4 
 3. Denjoes 11-5 
 4. Oblate Dynamos 9-7 
 5. Ulster Rockets 8-8 
 6. Tralee Imperials 7-9 
 7. IT Carlow 6-10 
 8. Marble City Hawks 4-12 
 9. Longford Falcons 0-16 
Last:3/1/2016
Points Per Game
 Jazmen BOONE
  WIT W.
  (173-G-)
  Avg: 23.7
 1. Boone, WIT W.23.7 
 2. Contreras, Killest.23.5 
 3. Painter, DCU Mercy20.4 
 4. Benedetti, UL Hu.20.2 
 5. Dwyer, TM Hotel.17.6 
 6. Melia, P.Panthers17.3 
 7. Waters, Brunell17.3 
 8. Hoffman, Liffey C.16.4 
 9. Kynard, DCU Mercy15.8 
 10. Woods, DCU Mercy15.7 
Rebounds Per Game
 Jazmen BOONE
  WIT W.
  (173-G-)
  Avg: 15.7
 1. Boone, WIT W.15.7 
 2. Melia, P.Panthers15.0 
 3. Kavanagh, WIT W.13.4 
 4. Painter, DCU Mercy11.9 
 5. Harris, UL Huskies10.6 
 6. Turner, P.Panthers9.9 
 7. McDermott, DCU M.9.7 
 8. Waters, Brunell8.8 
 9. Leer, Meteors8.2 
 10. O'Connor, Liffey8.0 
Assists Per Game
 Aishling SULLIVAN
  Killester
  (175-G-88)
  Avg: 7
 1. Sullivan, Killester7.0 
 2. Kynard, DCU Mercy5.0 
 3. Harris, UL Huskies4.2 
 4. Arnone, P.Panthers4.1 
 5. Maguire, Liffey C.3.8 
 6. Waters, Brunell3.6 
 7. Grant, UL Huskies3.6 
 8. O'Sullivan, P.Pan.3.5 
 9. O'Leary, Brunell3.3 
 10. Deegan, WIT W.3.3 
Steals Per Game
 Raeshel CONTRERAS
  Killester
  (170-G-)
  Avg: 3.5
 1. Contreras, Killest.3.5 
 2. Harris, UL Huskies3.4 
 3. Toner, DCU Mercy3.4 
 4. Sullivan, Killester2.9 
 5. Sherwood, Killester2.8 
 6. Melia, P.Panthers2.8 
 7. Waters, Brunell2.8 
 8. O'Leary, Brunell2.6 
 9. Dwyer, TM Hotel.2.5 
 10. Boone, WIT W.2.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Claire MELIA
  P.Panthers
  (185-C-99)
  Avg: 3.2
 1. Melia, P.Panthers3.2 
 2. Grace, TM Hotel.3.1 
 3. Kilpatrick, Brunell2.8 
 4. Sherwood, Killester2.2 
 5. Leer, Meteors2.2 
 6. Lloyd, Meteors1.9 
 7. Alford, TM Hotel.1.6 
 8. O'Connor, Liffey C.1.6 
 9. Turner, P.Panthers1.3 
 10. Benedetti, UL Hu.1.0 

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Irish Superleague round 13 best performance: Niamh Dwyer - Feb 5, 2013


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Niamh Dwyer
Former international guard Niamh Dwyer (176-G-82) put on an extraordinary performance in the last round for top-ranked TM Hotel Cork, receiving a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 13.
The 30-year old player was the main contributor (19 points, six rebounds and four assists) to her team's victory, helping them to outclass, the league's bottom-ranked team Liffey Celtics (#9, 0-12) with 82-point margin 100-18. It allowed TM Hotel Cork to take over top position in the Irish Superleague. TM Hotel Cork has a very good season and are considered to have a run for the championship title. They improved their record to 11-1. It's Dwyer's second year at TM Hotel Cork and it's hard to imagine this team without her. Former Monmouth University star has very solid stats this year. Dwyer is league's best scorer averaging so far 20.8ppg. Dwyer is in league's top in rebounds (8th best: 6.3rpg) and averages impressive 3.6spg and 57.6% FGP.

The second best player in last round's games was another TM Hotel Cork's star - 25-year old Croatian Tomica Bacic (182-G-87). Bacic had a very good evening with 19 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists. Of course together with Dwyer she helped TM Hotel Cork with another comfortable win outscoring Liffey Celtics (#9, 0-12) 100-18. This victory allowed TM Hotel Cork to move up to 1st position in the standings. Her team belongs to top of the standings with 11-1 record and is considered one of the main candidates for the league title. Bacic is a newcomer at TM Hotel Cork, but is already one of team's top players.

Third on the list of top players last round was Edel Thornton of Singleton (#7). Thornton scored 28 points and grabbed six rebounds. Despite Thornton's great performance Singleton lost 64-75 to the higher-ranked Ulster Rockets (#4, 5-5). But her team cannot count on just a single shooter as she also needs help of the other teammates. The chances of Singleton not to end season at such low position in the league, however are less than slim as they have already lost 7 games, recording just four victories. With bigger assistance of his teammates, Thornton could try to bring Singleton's a little bit higher in the standings. Thornton has individually a great season in Ireland. After 10 games, she made it on the list of the league's leaders in points with 15.6ppg (5th best). She also has 2.6spg and FGP: 50.5%.

Other top performing players last week:
4. Sarah Woods (174-G-88) of DCU Mercy - 17 points, 2 rebounds and 3 assists
5. Amy Waters) of Singleton - 10 points, 13 rebounds and 2 assists
6. Meagan Hoffman (183-F-82) of DCU Mercy - 13 points, 10 rebounds and 7 assists
7. Grainne Dwyer (F-84) of TM Hotel Cork - 15 points, 5 rebounds and 3 assists
8. Jade Daly (91) of Meteors - 18 points, 6 rebounds and 2 assists
9. Noleen Lennon) of Ulster Rockets - 16 points, 6 rebounds and 2 assists
10. Christina Newton (180-C-90) of DCU Mercy - 14 points and 11 rebounds

The Player of the week is chosen based on efficiency calculation, but also including game result, importance of the game, if played recorded double-double/triple-double, etc.
The efficiency formula is a combination of various formulas used by different basketball organizations/leagues. We got involved many basketball scouts and journalists to assure it's accuracy.
The formula: 1.5*PTS + 3* (REB+AST+ST+BL-TO) - 2*BSAG - 4*PF + 3*PFRV + 4* (2FGPM+3FGPM) + 1.5*FTM - 3* (2FGPA-2FGPM) - 3* (3FGPA-3FGPM) - (FTA-FTM)
  




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Eurobasket.com All-Irish Premier League Awards 2016 - Mar 24, 2016  
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NUIG Mystics clinch Division One title - Mar 20, 2016  
Mercy set up Montenotte clash - Mar 13, 2016  
Meteors and Killester reach semifinals - Mar 5, 2016  
Premier League Round 18: #1 DCU Mercy is defeated by 11890 Killester - Mar 2, 2016  
Painter's double-double lands her Player of the Week award - Feb 26, 2016  
Premier League Round 17: Derby game ends with TM Hotel Cork's defeat of Brunell - Feb 25, 2016  
Best players of Irish Premier League round 16 - Feb 19, 2016  
Premier League Round 16: Leader DCU Mercy loses to WIT Wildcats - Feb 17, 2016  
Aine Mc Kenna wins Irish Times Award - Feb 12, 2016  
Premier League Round 15: UL Huskies edge Brunell by two points - Feb 9, 2016  
Cork's Team Montenotte take third straight national title with commanding victory over Killester - Jan 31, 2016  
NUIG Mystics clinch Hula Hoops Senior Cup title - Jan 31, 2016  
Premier League Round 14: WIT Wildcats edge UL Huskies by three points - Jan 26, 2016  
Premier League Round 13: DCU Mercy beats TM Hotel Cork in the most crucial game of the week - Jan 20, 2016  
NUIG Mystics through to Womens Senior National Cup Final - Jan 11, 2016  
Premier League Round 12: DCU Mercy beats Meteors in a derby game - Jan 6, 2016  
Irish U17 National Team 2016 - Jan 1, 2016  
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