Sligo All-Stars cup semi-final to take place on January 7

EJ’s Sligo All-Stars’ national cup semi-final has been confirmed for Saturday, January 7, in Cork.

The Sligo side will face Team Kilkenny in the last four tie at Neptune Stadium at 2pm, looking for a place in the President’s Cup final.

The other semi-final involving hosts Neptune and Laois side Kestrels will take place on Friday evening at 6.30pm.

The final will take place at the National Basketball Arena in Tallaght on the last weekend in January.

The All-Stars have beaten Dublin sides Tolka Rovers and Dublin Lions so far in this year’s competition.


This weekend, the All-Stars host reigning Division One champions Maree in the league at the Mercy Sports Centre at 7.30pm.

The game will be live on Ocean FM in association with Kelly & MacGowan Solicitors, Sligo, with current Irish international and former All-Stars player Aoife McDermott joining Darragh Cox in the commentary booth.



Basketball Ireland Fixtures: December 16th – 18th


Friday 16th December 2016


Men’s Division 1:  

Dublin Lions v Ulster University Elks, Colaiste Bride, 20:00;


Saturday 17th December 2016


Men’s Super League:

Pyrobel Killester v DCU Saints, IWA-Clontarf, 18:00;

KUBS BC v Éanna, Greendale, 18:00;

UCD Marian v SSE Airtricity Moycullen, UCD, 19:00;

Belfast Star v UCC Demons, Methodist College, 19:00;

Radisson Blu UL Eagles v Garvey’s Tralee Warriors, UL Arena-Limerick, 19:30;

Templeogue v Griffith Swords Thunder, Oblate Hall Inchicore, 19:30;


Men’s Division 1:  

ITC Basketball v Keane’s Supervalu Killorglin, Barrow Centre-IT Carlow, 15:30;

LYIT Donegal v Titans, Foyle Arena-Derry, 16:00;

Team Kilkenny v BFG Neptune, O Loughlin Gaels Gym, 16:00;

Kestrels v Fr Mathews, Colaiste Iosagain, 18:00;

EJ Sligo All-Stars v Maree, Mercy College, 19:30;


Women’s National League 3×3 Championships

All women’s teams in Super League & Division 1, 11am-5pm, National Basketball Arena


Hula Hoops U18 Men’s National Cup quarter-final:

KUBS v Belfast Star, Carroll Arena, 15.00.


Sunday 18th December 2016

Basketball Ireland Men’s Division 1:  

Ulster University Elks v Titans, UUJ, 13:00;