UCC Demons look for repeat victory

UCC demons head for Dublin this evening to prepare for the National Cup final.

The Cork side take on UCD Marian in front of a live TV audience on Saturday. The 2,000-seater capacity National Basketball Arena is sold out for both the men’s and women’s finals.

UCC student and HPAE scholarship winner, Adrian O’Sullivan (2nd Social Science) will play a key role in the teams quest for back to back titles. Former UCC student Niall O’Reilly will also feature on the team coached by his brother Colin.

The ladies final will feature Team Montenotte-Glanmire and Kilester from Dublin. The Cork side includes a host of UCC alumni in their ranks including captain Claire Rockhall, Marie Breen (former UCC graduate of the year), Aine McKenna and Niamh Dwyer.