Wednesday 22 November 2017

Neptune soar to Eagles win

BASKETBALL: Neptune set aside the disappointment of Friday's derby defeat by UCC Demons to beat Southern Conference rivals UL Eagles 74-67 in the men's SuperLeague bank holiday match-ups yesterday.

"We let ourselves down last night," said coach Mark Scannell.

"We reacted well and now we can look forward to our next game against Belfast Star and, after that, we will have a chance to play Demons in the cup again."

The Demons' challenge in the Southern Conference continues to gather momentum after they beat Moycullen 88-65.

Tendulkar falls short in ton bid

CRICKET: Sachin Tendulkar was again made to wait for his 100th international century as India slumped to 178-8 on day one of the second Test against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

MOTORSPORT: Frenchman Stephane Peterhansel took the overall lead in the car category of the Dakar Rally as Nasser Al Attiyah claimed victory on stage two.

GRIDIRON: The New England Patriots will face either Houston or Cincinnati in the NFL play-offs after securing the top AFC seeding in the final round of fixtures.

ICE HOCKEY: The Belfast Giants held on to top spot in the Elite League with a resounding 4-1 victory at the Dundee Stars last night.

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