The EJ Sligo All-Stars secured their first points of the new men’s Division 1 league season in Limerick with an impressive 69-54 win against UL Sports Eagles on Sunday afternoon.
The All-Stars trailed by four points at half-time but produced a strong finish to win comfortable with Oisín O’Reilly top-scoring for Sligo with 17 points.
The team had lost their opening league game the previous weekend to Fr Matthew’s in Cork, but Sunday’s performance was a marked improvement.
Weekend Division 1 results
UL Sports Eagles 54-69 EJ Sligo All-Stars
St Paul’s Killarney 94-49 Waterford Vikings
Portlaoise Panthers 91-75 Tolka Rovers
Fr Mathews 95-83 Limerick Celtics
IT Carlow Basketball 79-76 Ulster University Elks (after overtime)
LYIT Donegal 95-76 Fr Mathews
Ballincollig 83-54 St Paul’s Killarney
Tolka Rovers 51-65 UL Sports Eagles.