PINERGY ambassador and shareholder Paul O’Connell  with Bobby Ahearn (Griffith College Swords Thunder) and Jason Killeen (Templeogue) at the announcement of the company as official energy partner to Basketball Ireland.  Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Old rivalries are set to come to the fore once more this coming Sunday afternoon, as last year’s Hula Hoops National Cup finalists, DCU Mercy and Amb(...)

DCU Mercy’s Aoife Maguire and Adily Martucci of UCC Glanmire in action during yesterday’s final at the National Basketball Arena. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

DCU Mercy completed a remarkable treble on basketball’s marquee weekend with a dramatic one-point triumph over Ambassador UCC Glanmire in the Hula Hoo(...)

 Killester’s Ciarán Roe and Jason Killeen of Templeogue (left) in action during the Men’s National Cup semi-final at the  Mardyke Arena, Cork. Photograph: Inpho

Templeogue will meet GCD Swords Thunder in the Hula Hoops Men’s National Cup final on January 31st following their semi-final win over Pyrobel Killest(...)

 Erica Cody Kennedy Smith, DCU Mercy, in action against Marie Breen (left) and Claire Rockall of  Team Montenotte Hotel Cork. Photograph: Sportsfile

Team Montenotte Hotel are sweating on the fitness of two first string players ahead of Saturday’s Women’s National Cup Final against Killester. Captai(...)

UCC Demons player-coach Colin O’Reilly: “With the 80s being gone and the 90s, everyone said they were the boom years for basketball. The Irish players are better right now than they were back then.” Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

One of Ireland’s greatest players has hailed the current generation as “better than ever” ahead of the sport’s marquee event this weekend. Colin O’Re(...)