Irish Basketball Association Men’s Junior National Sprite Cup 1998-99

Finals Results

DateHome TeamAway Team
30.01.1999Killester82Tralee Tigers68
30.01.1999Star of the Sea68Marian67
31.01.1999Killester64Star of the Sea43
[References: 2-3]

Regional Finals

DateHome TeamAway Team
Pool 1At Sligo
Pool 2At Killarney
22.11.1998Star of the sea73Neptune62
Pool 3
22.11.1998Killester51Blue Demons45
[References: 1]


At National Basketball Arena,
Tallaght (31 January 1999)
HTFTTop Scorers
Killester(33)64P Kelly 23, J Grennell 11, S Russell 11
Star of the Sea(25)43E McIlhenney 9, C Burns, R O’Leary 8
MVP: Jonathan Grennell(Killester)
[References: 3]


Killester won the Irish Basketball Association Junior Men’s National Cup in 1998-99 with a 64-43 win behind the MVP display of Jonathan Grennell and a game-high 23 points from P Kelly.



[1] Anon. (1999) “A-Z of Weekend Sport: Basketball” Irish Independent. Monday, November 23, 1998. Pg. 34

[2] Anon. (1999) “A-Z of Weekend Sport: Basketball” Irish Independent. Monday, February 1, 1999, Pg. 30

[3] Cliona Foley. (1999) “Notre Dame and Tolka Cup Joy” Irish Independent. Monday, February 1, 1999, Pg. 30


Thanks to John Folan.

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