Moycullen beaten by Neptune in Superleague

Updated: Sunday, 21 Oct 2012 19:07

Moycullen fell to Bord Gais Neptune as both teams searched for their first Nivea For Men’s SuperLeague win of the season.

The Cork side claimed the much needed points on the table as they overcame Moycullen 90-68.

Head Coach for Bord Gais Neptune, Mark Scannell was very happy with his side’s performance, “That was a win that was coming… we needed that.”

Scannell continued to praise his side for their solid performance, “We got 11 men into the game tonight so it was an all-round team effort. I am very happy with our defence especially in the first half, I really believe that it is what got us the win.”

Local bragging rights were up for grabs in DCU Sports Complex on Saturday night as DCU Saints took on UCD Marian. Both teams entered the game with 2 wins and 1 loss but it was DCU Saints that came away successful.

David Donnelly, DCU Saints’ Head Coach was pleased with the outcome, “It was a very intense game, UCD Marian played very tough defence in the first half but it took us until the second half to match it.”

With both UL Eagles and UCC Demons entering their encounter unbeaten it was the Limerick side that lost their first game of the season.

On Friday night, Killester managed to secure a vital win when they took on Dublin Inter in the National Basketball Arena.

Both teams entered the game with one win and two losses under their belts however it was the Dublin northsiders that came away with the victory as they won by 24 points.

In the Nivea Women’s SuperLeague Killester travelled to Lexlip to take on Liffey Celtics where they claimed their first win of the season.

Singleton SuperValu Brunell welcomed Dublin southsiders, Meteors to the Parochial Hall on Sunday. Following a tough loss to top of the table UL, Singleton SuperValu Brunell edged past Meteors to beat them by three points.

DCU Mercy preserved their winning ways when they beat WIT Wildcats at home in DCU Sports Complex.

Head Coach for DCU Mercy, Mark Ingle was relieved with the win, “After an easy win last weekend we didn’t start great against Wildcats. They played a very strong game and to be honest, they probably should have beaten us.”

“It was our experience that enabled us to pull this game out of the bag and with standout performances from Solan and Maguire I’m happy we came out of the game with a win!”

UL travelled north and maintained their unbeaten record when they took on Ulster Rockets.