Saints fall to Killester


DCU Saints maintain pole position in the Nivea Mens Superleague Northern Conference despite suffering a comprehensive defeat to Killester on Saturday last.

The fixture represented a top of the table clash and though Killester had 19 points to spare at the finish, DCU continue to head the Northern Conference. Their advantage however stands at only two points following this result.

Trailing by 44-28 at the interval, the Saints failed to make any inroads on the deficit in the final two quarters with Killester running out 73-54 winners. Saturday’s defeat represented their third loss in four outings.

There were better fortunes for DCU Mercy who recorded a facile victory over Oblate Dynamos to move into second position in the Nivea Womens Superleague.

Leading by 39-17, there was no to be no let up from Mary Ingles side as they finished the game 79-31 to the good.

The win, Mercy’s third on the trot, moves DCU into second position behind the unbeaten UL.

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