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Quinn leads Star to win as Dunkin’ Delaney goes viral

BELFAST Star got back to winning ways at the weekend, but now head to Dublin to face UCD Marian knowing that probably only a victory will keep their Super League title hopes alive. Star currently trail league leaders Tralee by three points as the league goes into its final five games and they will be […]

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Star face crucial Killorglin test as they fall back in race for the title

BELFAST Star slipped up on the road against Moycullen last week and they now realise that any further lapses could be very costly as the Super League title chase enters crunch time. The 96-89 loss in overtime leaves Star on level pegging with UCD Marian in second place, both teams a win behind leaders Tralee […]

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Star’s U18s chase National Cup glory against Neptune

Basketball Ireland National U18 Cup final Belfast Star v Coughlan CandS Neptune HEAD Coach Gerard Ryan leads his Belfast Star charges into the All-Ireland U18 National Cup final this weekend knowing his side has what it takes to upset favourites, Neptune of Cork. Still, he’s in no doubt about the challenge that lies ahead. “Neptune […]

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Huge weekend of basketball ahead at St Malachy’s International Supercup

TEAMS from throughout Ireland and England will take part in a four-team basketball tournament this weekend for the St Malachy’s International Supercup. The Antrim Road school’s competition is the brainchild of 10 A-Level Sports Science school pupils who were given the task of running an event as part of their A2 coursework. Having considered various […]

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UU Tigers partnership boosts 20×20 Campaign

THE 2019/20 basketball season saw the approval by Basketball Ireland of the amalgamation of Ulster University Basketball Club and Andersonstown Tigers. The strategic move creates a player pathway for underage female and male players to National League and HulaHoops Cup competition at U20 and Senior level and opportunities for players from West Belfast to receive […]

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Blaylock shines as Star remain joint-leaders after bruising win

IF you were looking for true grit in Irish basketball, it was there in abundance last weekend in La Salle as Belfast Star held off a battling Killester side 90-83 to stay top of the Super League alongside Tralee Warriors. And no-one exemplified the gutsiness of Coach Adrian Fulton’s side more than American Delaney Blaylock […]

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