Women's Super League: Liffey Celtics survive stern challenge from Fr Mathews
FloMAX Liffey Celtics weathered a fierce challenge from Catalyst Fr Mathews, winning 84-75, to preserve their unbeaten start to this season's MissQuote.ie Super League.
Celtics coughed up an 18-point advantage to trail by three at the break.
Yet some superb inside work by Alexandra Navarette, who emerged the game’s top scorer on 26 points, together with timely three-pointers from Kate O’Flaherty (23) and Sorcha Tiernan (18), saw the hosts steady the ship to secure victory.
At the other end of the table, Shannon Cunningham hit 13 points down the stretch, as University of Galway Mystics turned an eight-point deficit into a 75-61 victory over Portlaoise Panthers to register their first league win of the season.
A huge first-quarter performance, in which they outscored Ulster University by 22, laid the foundation for Pyrobel Killester’s 94-71 victory on Saturday.
Sunday’s two top-flight fixtures saw SETU Waterford Wildcats record a 80-48 victory at DCU Mercy. Defending champions, The Address UCC Glanmire carded a 74-68 win at home to Trinity Meteors.