The Address UCC Glanmire are the MissQuote.ie Super League champions following an 80-54 win at DCU Mercy on Sunday.
It's their first Super League title since 2016/17 season and it completes the double for Mark Scannell’s side, who also won the Paudie O’Connor National Cup in January.
Glanmire are now six points clear at the top of the table with one game remaining and will be presented with the Super League trophy at their home game against Trinity Meteors next Sunday.
Carrie Shephard once again top scored for the winners on 25 points, while Tierney Pfirman had 14 points and Claire Melia had 10.
For DCU Mercy their offence was led by Bailey Greenberg on 20, with Alarie Mayze on 14 and Nicole Clancy picked up eight.
Second placed Singleton SuperValu Brunell were beaten 120-74 at home by a rampant Killester, who hit a century of points by the end of the third quarter, leading 100-49.
"We're delighted, we’ve had a very, very good season, the girls were very focussed all year and worked very hard and they deserve everything they get today." - time to hear from @GlanmireBBall head coach @markscannellc after they claimed the @missquoteie Super League title🏆 pic.twitter.com/kZvEeQdk52— Basketball Ireland (@BballIrl) March 6, 2022
Shannon Powell and Miyah Taylor scored 25 points apiece for the victors, while Rebecca Nagle had 21. Singleton SuperValu Brunell’s top scorers were Kwanza Murray (17), Shannon Ryan (14) and Edel Thornton (13).
On Saturday, IT Carlow recorded their first Super League victory of the season, as they edged out Trinity Meteors 68-67 in a thrilling game.
They led by double figures early on, but Meteors clawed it back to lead in the final quarter, before Carlow got the decisive score to take all three points. Alyssa Velles and Miah Ryan were at the forefront of the scoring efforts, with 19 and 18, respectively, while Lauren LaPlant ended up with 12 points. On the Meteors side, the top scorers were Sarah Kenny (21), A’lexxus Davies (16) and Takyra Gilbert (12).
Elsewhere, WIT Waterford Wildcats turned their fortunes around following two recent defeats, with a 88-72 win over Fr Mathews. MVP on the day was Rachel Thompson, who clocked up a mammoth 37 points for Wildcats. Sarah Hickey contributed with 15, while Jasmine Walker followed suit on 13 points. As for Fr Mathews, their top scorers were Gráinne Dwyer (21), Amy Corkery (15) and Shannon Brady (14).
Team Garvey’s St Mary’s continued their luckless run with another defeat, this time at the hands of Leixlip Amenities Liffey Celtics. It was a close game at the half-time break with Team Garvey’s trailing 25-30, but the visitors pulled away for the remainder of the game, eventually winning out 60-39.
Adrianna Jackson top scored for Leixlip Amenities Liffey Celtics with a tally of 21, followed by Ciara Bracken on 18, while Emi Guimond and Sorcha Tiernan both finished with 7.