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Moycullen big exam for UCD

UCD Marian face a difficult assignment away to an in-form Moycullen in the latest series of the Nivea For Men's SuperLeague, while a busy Sunday programmes sees Bord Gais Neptune bid to get their title challenge back on track at home to Belfast Star.

DCU Saints, buoyed after their recent win over Dublin rivals 11890 Killester, entertain UCC Demons, while Killester travel to UL Eagles.

Tomorrow will also see Women's Superleague newcomers, Singleton's SuperValu Brunell and Liffey Celtics, clash for the right to face a daunting challenge in the shape of Limerick giants UL in the quarter-finals of the Women's Superleague National Cup.

Moycullen's good performances in the men's SuperLeague at the start of the season are beginning to yield their just rewards. Their most recent outing saw a famous 74-71 win over a highly fancied Bord Gais Neptune -- the win coming just a week after they recorded their first win of the season away to Belfast Star.

Their last encounter with UCD Marian saw them suffer a heartbreaking two-point loss in front of their own supporters but recent wins are likely to give them the belief that they can close out games and end up on the right side of a scoreline.

Fixtures

TODAY

Nivea for Men's SuperLeague: Moycullen v UCD Marian, NUIG Kingfisher, 4.0.

Senior Men's National Cup Round 2: Matt O'Flaherty Chemists Titans v Ballincollig, Renmore CC, 7.0; Ballon v Portlaoise, Palmerstown Sports Complex, 7.15; Neptune v Loftus Recycling Ballina, Neptune Stadium, 7.30; Dublin Thunder v Blue Demons, Carroll Arena, Killbarrack, 8.0; Killester v Team Left Bank Kilkenny, IWA, 8.0.

Senior Women's National Cup Round 1: Team Tom McCarthys v Foireann Na Gaillimhe Mystics, Castleisland CC, 5.30; Firhouse Notre Dame v Scruffys St. Pauls, Firhouse CC, 6.0; UL v Glanmire, UL Arena, 6.0.

U20 Men's National Cup Round 1: UCD Marian v Neptune, St Michaels, Mount Merrion, 11.0; Longford Falcons v North Star, Mall Longford, 3.0.

U20 Women's National Cup Round 1: Templeogue v Singleton's SuperValu Brunell, St Catherines, Dublin, 1.0; Carrig na bhFear Rebels v Donoughmore, Whitechurch, 7.0.

TOMORROW

Nivea for Men's SuperLeague

Bord Gáis Neptune v Belfast Star, Neptune Stadium, 3.0; DCU Saints V UCC Demons, St Vincents SS, 3.30; UL Eagles v 11890 Killester, UL Arena, 3.30.

Women's SuperLeague National Cup

Singleton's SuperValu Brunell v Liffey Celtics, Parochial Hall, 3.0.

Men's Senior National Cup Round 2

Maree v Fr Matthews, Calasanctius College, 3.0; Britton Insurance Donegal Town v Templeogue, Abbey Vocational School, 3.0.

Women's Senior National Cup Round 1

Britton Insurance Donegal Town v Meteors, Abbey Cocational School, 1.0; Singleton's SuperValu Brunell v 11890 Killester, Parochial Hall, 1.0.

U20 Men's National Cup Round 1

St Vincent's v 11890 Killester, St Vincent's, 1.0; UCC Demons v Tolka Rovers, Mardyke Arena, 3.15.


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