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NUI Galway were the big winners at college basketball’s biggest event, winning both the men’s A and women’s B intervarsity titles for 2015.
SSE Airtricity Moycullen resume their Basketball Ireland National League campaign this weekend and 'every game left is like a cup final'according to stalwart Nollaig Cunningham.
All four Galway clubs in the Basketball Ireland National League have silverware left to fight for as the season heads toward the business end.
Maree remain top of the men’s National League division one following a comfortable 83-60 defeat of Cork’s Blue Demons on Saturday night in Calasanctius.
Maree Basketball Club is preparing to contest two National Cup finals in Tallaght on the last weekend in January following semi-final action last weekend in Cork.
Maree Basketball returned to the courts at the weekend in the u-18 National Cup qualifiers which took place at various venues in Ireland.
Calasanctius College, Oranmore, has secured another schools’ basketball crown, winning the u-19A title.
It was an historic occasion for Calasanctius Oranmore as Galway schools celebrated multiple title wins in this year’s All Ireland schools basketball finals.
David Clarke’s fine drop goal in the heavy fog at Crowley Park saw Galwegians secure a narrow 12-11 victory over their Connacht rivals Buccaneers on Saturday. Most games between Connacht’s leading two sides are keenly contested, but there will hardly be a closer affair with a more dramatic finish than this encounter. And although the quality was not always top drawer at times in a game littered with mistakes, it was a tense nail-biting affair which had both sets of supporters living on their nerves right up to the very last second. This match was preceded by a minute’s silence to mark the recent passing of the late Bobby Deacy, Galwegians’ trustee and ex-president of the IRFU. The game itself was played in dense fog, which made visibility difficult for both teams, but it was the visitors who started much the brighter.
Buccaneers travel to Crowley Park, Galway, to tackle in-form Galwegians in the final series of Connacht Senior League fixtures with a slightly earlier than normal scheduled kick-off time of 2.30 pm on Saturday September 19. Holders ‘Wegians will be strongly fancied, especially on home soil, to retain the league title and Buccs – on the evidence of their display against Corinthians – will certainly have to improve considerably if they are to wrench honours away from the Tribesmen.