American Eric Kittel expected to make his All-Stars debut on Saturday

EJ’s Sligo All-Stars’ new signing Eric Kittel is set to make his first appearance for the club in Saturday’s return to action in the Basketball Ireland Men’s Division One tie against neighbours LYIT Donegal.

The 23-year-old American point guard has joined from Concordia University Wisconsin, where he has played for the last four years.

He will be part of the team for Saturday’s tie, which tips-off at 7.30pm at the Mercy College Sports Centre.

Meanwhile, Donegal’s Fabplus North West face another long journey this weekend.

After making the trip to Cork for the cup semi-final last weekend, the Ballyshannon-based side journey to Limerick this Saturday for a league game against the UL Huskies at the University of Limerick, with tip-off at 5pm.


Basketball Ireland Fixtures: January 13-14th 2018


Saturday, 13th January 2018  


Basketball Ireland Men’s Super League: 

Belfast Star v Swords Thunder, De La Salle Colle, 19:00;

Moycullen v Garvey’s Tralee Warriors, Kingfisher, 19:00;

Pyrobel Killester v KUBS, IWA-Clontarf, 19:00;

UCD Marian v Black Amber Templeogue, UCD, 19:00;

DCU Saints v Éanna BC, St Vincent’s, 19:00;


Basketball Ireland Women’s Super League: 

NUIG Mystics v Courtyard Liffey Celtics, Kingfisher, 15:00;

Pyrobel Killester v UCC Glanmire, IWA-Clontarf, 17:00;

Maxol WIT Wildcats v IT Carlow Basketball, Mercy Gym, 19:00;


Basketball Ireland Men’s Division One: 

IT Carlow v Killorglin, Barrow Centre-IT Carlow, 12:30;

Neptune v Fr Mathews, Neptune Stadium, 19:00;

St Paul’s Killarney v LIT Celtics, Killarney, 19.30

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




Basketball Ireland Women’s Division One: 

Meteors v Ulster University Elks, Colaiste Iosagain, 16:00;

Swords Thunder v Marble City Hawks, ALSAA-Dublin, 18:00;

UL Huskies v Fabplus North West, PESS Building-UL, 17:00;



Sunday, 14th January 2018     


Basketball Ireland Men’s Super League: 

UCC Demons v Maree, Mardyke Arena, 15:00;


Basketball Ireland Women’s Super League: 

Brunell v Portlaoise Panthers, Mardyke Arena, UCC 13.00;


Basketball Ireland Men’s Division One: 

Ulster University Elks v Portlaoise Panthers, 15:00;