It was not the weekend that local basketball fans would have wished for as SETU Carlow’s men’s team and Marble City Hawks suffered defeats in Division 1 of the National League.
On Saturday afternoon, Marble City Hawks’ losing start to the season continued with defeat at the hands of Pheonix Rockets.
The Kilkenny team have yet to win a game this season but have undeniably put in a valiant effort in all of their games and remain competitive, meaning a first victory is surely just around the corner.
SETU Carlow also fell to Limerick Sport Eagles in the InsureMyVan.ie Men’s Division 1.
The away side narrowly escaped the Barrow Centre with the points following a 89-101 victory.
SETU Carlow’s women’s team did not play this weekend.
They will continue their MissQuote.ie Division 1 campaign on Saturday afternoon when they travel to Crescent College to take on Limerick Celtics at 3.15pm.
Marble City Hawks have another away game in store.
They face Portlaoise Panthers in St Mary’s Hall on Friday night at 8pm.
SETU Carlow’s men’s side will be hoping to bounce back from defeat when they make the trip to Waterford to go up against SETU Waterford Vikings on Friday at 7pm.