All-Stars win against Malahide takes them top of the league

The EJ Sligo All-Stars basketball team recorded an impressive 107-74 victory against Grand Hotel Malahide on Saturday night to move joint top of the the Men’s National League Division 1 (North Conference).

In front of a restricted capacity at the Mercy College gym due to Covid regulations, they turned on the style to overwhelm their opponets wth a 33-point victory.

The win takes them joint top of the North Conference on 18 points alongside Tolka Rovers.

The two team are set to play each other on January 2nd.

Here, Keith Jordan and Zack Powell top scored with 23 points each, but one of the hallmarks of this win was the quality of the three-point shooting by the All-Stars.

Team captain Jamie Hayes converted five of them, which helped him receive the game’s MVP award.

He spoke to Ocean FM Sport’s Austin O’Callaghan after the win: