Monday 22 January 2018

Donaghy edges Tralee to glory

 

'It was a thrilling finale in Donegal as Donaghy drove down the court and laid the ball up in style to send another epic battle with Regular Season champions, Templeogue, to overtime' Stock photo: Getty Images
'It was a thrilling finale in Donegal as Donaghy drove down the court and laid the ball up in style to send another epic battle with Regular Season champions, Templeogue, to overtime' Stock photo: Getty Images
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

Kieran Donaghy was the star of the show in Letterkenny yesterday as Tralee edged to a 74-73 Champions Trophy victory over Templeogue.

With double overtime looming, Donaghy had the final say of the game, adding a free throw in the dying seconds.

It was a thrilling finale in Donegal as Donaghy drove down the court and laid the ball up in style to send another epic battle with Regular Season champions, Templeogue, to overtime (66-66).

Meanwhile, Courtyard Liffey Celtics made history when they pipped Ambassador UCC Glanmire 64-54 for their first Women's Super League play-off title on Saturday.

In doing so, they halted Mark Scannell's charges from scooping four-in-a-row with a formidable display from Sorcha Tiernan.

Keane's SuperValu Killorglin returned home with the Men's League Cup title after a determined 97-72 triumph over Cork's BFG Neptune. Marble City Hawks claimed a 55-47 win over ITC Basketball in the Women's Division One Play-Off final.

Irish Independent

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