ABAI National Cups, Amateur Basketball Association of Ireland, Basketball

Amateur Basketball Association of Ireland National Cup 1971-72

Standings

PWLPFPAPTs
Pool 1
*St. Vincent’s Killarney3306
Marian3214
Neptune2020
Claddagh2020
Pool 2
*Sligo All-Stars65110
Austin Stacks Tralee4316
Corinthians5142
Clifden3030
Pool 3
*St. Vincent’s Dublin4408
Blue Demons3122
St. Mary’s Athlone5142
University College Galway2112
Pool 4
Ulster Team 1
Ulster Team 2
Ulster Team 3
Ulster Team 4
Amateur Basketball Association of Ireland National Cup Standings 1971-72 [Ref: compiled from: 1-36]

Finals

DateHome TeamAway Team
Semi-Finals
1972St. Vincent’s KillarneyLSligo All-StarsW
1972St. Vincent;s DublinW(Belfast Team 1)L
Final
10.05.1972St. Vincent’s Dublin84Sligo All-Stars52
Amateur Basketball Association of Ireland National Cup Finals 1971-72 [Ref: 32-33]

Pool Results

DateHome TeamAway Team
Week 1
18.12.1971Neptune49St. Vincent’s Killarney55
18.12.1971Blue Demons78St. Mary’s Athlone57
18.12.1971Austin Stacks Tralee57Sligo All-Stars44
Week 2
09.01.1972CorinthiansLSligo All-StarsW
09.01.1972MarianNeptune
09.01.1972St. Vincent’s DublinBlue Demons
09.01.1972St. Vincent’s Killarney86Claddagh Shamrocks56
Week 3
29.01.1972St. Vincent’s KillarneyMarian
29.01.1972Austin Stacks Tralee67Corinthans65
29.01.1972Sligo All-Stars102Clifden62
29.01.1972St. Mary’s Athlone53St. Vincent’s Dublin64
Week 4
27.02.1972Marian82Claddagh Shamrocks30
27.02.1972St. Vincent’s Dublin64St. Mary’s Athlone53
27.02.1972Corinthians36Austin Stacks Tralee53
27.02.1972Clifden59Sligo All-Stars93
Week 5
18.03.1972Neptune48Marian70
18.03.1972Blue Demons50St. Vincent’s Dublin56
18.03.1972Sligo All-Stars78Corinthians47
18.03.1972St. Mary’s Athlone52University College Galway81
Week 6
15.04.1972Sligo All-Stars58Austin Stacks Tralee39
16.04.1972Corinthiansw/oClifdenscr.
15.04.1972St. Vincent’s Dublin73University College Galway55
15.04.1972Marian50St. Vincent’s Killarney55
15.04.1972St. Mary’s Athlone70Blue Demons57
Amateur Basketball Association of Ireland National Cup Pool Results 1971-72 [Ref: 1-36]

Report

Sligo All Stars were again runners-up to St. Vincent’s Dublin in the National Cup. The National Cup was played on a home & away basis in four pool of four, with the top four teams from each of the Provinces the previous year qualifying.

St. Vincent’s, from Glasnevin in Dublin won 84-52 in the Final. Sligo had previously beaten St. Vincent’s from Killarney in Kerry in the Semi-Finals.

St. Vincent’s Killarney, ABAI National Cup Semi-Finalists 1971-72 [Ref: 37]

References

Newspapers

[1] Anon. (1971) “Cork teams mixed luck in Basketball” Irish Examiner Thursday, December 20 1971. pg. 17 Available on the Internet at the Irish Newspaper Archive at https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ which is a subscription service.

[2] Anon. (1971) “AUSTIN STACKS BEST” Irish Examiner Monday, December 20 1971. pg. 17 Available on the Internet at the Irish Newspaper Archive at https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ which is a subscription service.

[3] Anon. (1972) “St. Vincent’s Meet Marian” Irish Examiner Thursday January 27 1972. pg. 14-15 Available on the Internet at the Irish Newspaper Archive at https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ which is a subscription service.

[4] Anon. (1972) “Basketball” Irish Examiner Monday January 31 1972. pg. 12-13 Available on the Internet at the Irish Newspaper Archive at https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ which is a subscription service.

[5] Anon. (1972) “Basketball” Cork teams go under to Dublin rivals Monday March 20 1972. pg. 14 Available on the Internet at the Irish Newspaper Archive at https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ which is a subscription service.

[6] Anon. (1971) “Basketball Cup” Irish Independent Thursday, December 16 1971. pg. 15 Available on the Internet at the Irish Newspaper Archive at https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ which is a subscription service.

[7] Anon. (1971) “Surprising win for St. Vincent’s” Irish Independent Monday, December 20 1971. pg. 14. Available on the Internet at the Irish Newspaper Archive at https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ which is a subscription service.

[8] Anon. (1972) “Champions on top” Irish Independent Monday, February 28 1972. pg. 13. Available on the Internet at the Irish Newspaper Archive at https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ which is a subscription service.

[9] Anon. (1972) “Sligo All stars face stiff challenge” Irish Independent Monday, April 15 1972. pg. 12. Available on the Internet at the Irish Newspaper Archive at https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ which is a subscription service.

[10] Anon. (1972) “In Basketball Semi-Finals” Irish Independent Monday, April 17 1972. pg. 14. Available on the Internet at the Irish Newspaper Archive at https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ which is a subscription service.

[11] Anon. (1971) “Basketball Cup” Irish Press Thursday, December 16 1971. pg. 16. Available on the Internet at the Irish Newspaper Archive at https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ which is a subscription service.

[12] Anon. (1971) “Photo Caption” Irish Press Thursday, December 23 1971. pg. 13. Available on the Internet at the Irish Newspaper Archive at https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ which is a subscription service.

[13] Anon. (1972) “Basketball Cup Ties” Irish Press Saturday, January 8 1972. pg. 13. Available on the Internet at the Irish Newspaper Archive at https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ which is a subscription service.

[14] Anon. (1972) “Marian best in Pool 1” Irish Press Saturday, March 20 1972. pg. 14. Available on the Internet at the Irish Newspaper Archive at https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ which is a subscription service.

[15] Anon. (1972) “Sligo All Stars shine” Irish Press Saturday, March 20 1972. pg. 14. Available on the Internet at the Irish Newspaper Archive at https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ which is a subscription service.

[16] Anon. (1972) “Today’s Sport” Sunday Independent February 27 1972. pg. 28 Available on the Internet at the Irish Newspaper Archive at https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ which is a subscription service.

[17] Anon. (1972) “Today’s Sport” Sunday Independent April 16 1972. pg. 28 Available on the Internet at the Irish Newspaper Archive at https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ which is a subscription service.

[18] Anon. (1971) “NATIONAL BASKETBALL COMPETITIONKerryman Saturday, December 25 1971. pg. 34. Available on the Internet at the Irish Newspaper Archive at https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ which is a subscription service.

[19] Anon. (1972) “Stacks bid for another win in National Cup” Kerryman Saturday, January 8, 1972. pg. 3. Available on the Internet at the Irish Newspaper Archive at https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ which is a subscription service.

[20] Anon. (1972) “Killarney side win National Cup game” Kerryman Saturday, January 15, 1972. pg. 32. Available on the Internet at the Irish Newspaper Archive at https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ which is a subscription service.

[21] Anon. (1972) “Basketball: Austin stacks play Dublin team in National Cup” Kerryman Saturday, January 29, 1972. pg. 12. Available on the Internet at the Irish Newspaper Archive at https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ which is a subscription service.

[22] Anon. (1972) “Basketball win for St. Vincent’s” Kerryman Saturday, April 22, 1972. pg. 16. Available on the Internet at the Irish Newspaper Archive at https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ which is a subscription service.

[23] Anon. (1972) “St. Vincent’s bid for National Cup” Kerryman Saturday, May 13, 1972. pg. 15. Available on the Internet at the Irish Newspaper Archive at https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ which is a subscription service.

[24] Anon. (1972) “Attractive Athlone games” Offaly Independent Friday, February 4, 1972. pg. 8. Available on the Internet at the Irish Newspaper Archive at https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ which is a subscription service.

[25] Anon. (1972) “Seniors and juniors lose” Offaly Independent Friday, March 24, 1972. pg. 13. Available on the Internet at the Irish Newspaper Archive at https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ which is a subscription service.

[26] Anon. (1971) “MAJOR BOOST FOR SLIGO BASKETBALL” Sligo Champion Friday, September 10, 1971. pg. 12. Available on the Internet at the Irish Newspaper Archive at https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ which is a subscription service.

[27] Anon. (1971) “Shock defeat for All Stars” Sligo Champion Friday, December 24, 1971. pg. 15. Available on the Internet at the Irish Newspaper Archive at https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ which is a subscription service.

[28] Anon. (1972) “All-Stars smashed Clifden” Sligo Champion Friday, February 4, 1972. pg. 14. Available on the Internet at the Irish Newspaper Archive at https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ which is a subscription service.

[29] Anon. (1972) “Basketball: Fine victory for All Stars” Sligo Champion Friday, March 3, 1972. pg. 14. Available on the Internet at the Irish Newspaper Archive at https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ which is a subscription service.

[30] Anon. (1972) “All-Stars in vital home game” Sligo Champion Friday, March 17, 1972. pg. 15. Available on the Internet at the Irish Newspaper Archive at https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ which is a subscription service.

[31] Anon. (1972) “All-Stars were all powerful” Sligo Champion Friday, March 24, 1972. pg. 14. Available on the Internet at the Irish Newspaper Archive at https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ which is a subscription service.

[32] Anon. (1972) “All-Stars reach National Cup semi-finals” Sligo Champion Friday, April 28, 1972. pg. 18. Available on the Internet at the Irish Newspaper Archive at https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ which is a subscription service.

[33] Anon. (1972) “All-Stars again second fiddle to St. Vincent’s” Sligo Champion Friday, May 26, 1972. pg. 19. Available on the Internet at the Irish Newspaper Archive at https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ which is a subscription service.

[34] Anon. (1971) “Athlone take on Galway champions” Westmeath Independent Friday, October 1, 1971. pg. 11. Available on the Internet at the Irish Newspaper Archive at https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ which is a subscription service.

[35] Anon. (1972) “Seniors and juniors lose” Westmeath Independent Friday, March 24, 1972. pg. 13. Available on the Internet at the Irish Newspaper Archive at https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ which is a subscription service.

[36] Anon. (1972) “Exciting Athlone games” Westmeath Independent Friday, April 21, 1972. pg. 12. Available on the Internet at the Irish Newspaper Archive at https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ which is a subscription service.

Images

[37] Anon. (1971) “Photo Caption: St. Vincent’s, Killarney team (above) … ” Irish Press Thursday, December 23 1971. pg. 13. Available on the Internet at the Irish Newspaper Archive at https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ which is a subscription service.

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Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy for the

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Last Updated: 14 July 2019

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