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The odds were against Templeogue and the situation was grim, it was time for Lorcan Murphy to take flight. Emmet Ryan on how the young baller came up big as Templeogue secured a first ever Irish Superleague title Staring down an occasion isn’t easy. Just ask CSKA Moscow. For Templeogue, the power had been put […]
The first of BallinEurope’s league previews stays close to home with Ireland expanding and rebranding for 2016/17 It’s a big time of change in Irish basketball. The national teams returned in the summer, with the men coming fourth at the European Small Countries Championship and the women earning the silver medal. While the women still […]
Dan Nelms was part of Steph Curry’s extraordinary story at Davidson but having not played since his days as a Wildcat, Nelms is back in basketball and on the verge of a big win Height in Ireland is relative. Google Docks is the tallest building in Dublin excluding church steeples yet only stands 67 metres, […]
BiE goes deep on the big one this weekend, the Irish men’s Cup final. A new name will be on the trophy as this clash of first time finalists sees Templeogue BC take on GCD Swords Thunder. We hear from players and coaches from both sides who give their thoughts on what we can expect […]
It was a clash of the titans on opening night in Oblate Hall as UCC Demons fell to Templeogue while UL Eagles were the only club from outside of Dublin to record a win on the opening day of the Irish season After around 3 years of not playing any hoops at all, Paul Cummins […]
BallinEurope is going to cast its eyes over a few of Europe’s top and not so top national league over the next week or so as we get back into the regular grind of European basketball. First up, the league in the same nation as BiE Towers, Ireland Last year was a true first for […]
After opening the season with a pair of narrow defeats, UCD Marian finally got their first W with a convincing 79-56 rout of Templeogue. Almost as important as the win however was Preston Ross ascending into his role on the floor with authority, writes Emmet Ryan. It’s the story of any import coming into the […]
It was quite the change from the adventure around Spain but BiE’s Emmet Ryan felt right at his alma mater for pre-season action in the Irish men’s Premier League. There were, at best, 40 people in the bleachers. It was a far cry from the hordes in Palacio de los Desportes for the 2014 FIBA […]
BiE was in UCD for the final day of action in the Harry Boland Cup pre-season competition. UCD Marian took top honours with an 80-79 win over Swords Thunder and Templeogue beat DCU Saints 83-62 in the third place game.
Templeogue BC’s head coach Mark Keenan reflects on his team’s performance at the pre-season Harry Boland Cup and the challenges he faces in his first year at the helm.
The UCD Sport Centre is hosting the the Harry Boland Cup, one of the last pre-season tournaments before the Irish Premier League gets under way in October. Wins for UCD Marian and Swords Thunder today secured their spots in Sunday’s final, while Templeogue’s win over Belfast Star booked their place in the third place game […]