UCC Demons

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UCC Demons
Leagues National League
Founded 1966
Arena Mardyke Arena, University College Cork
Location Cork
President John Coughlan
Head coach Colin O'Reilly
Championships 8
Website www.bluedemonsbc.com

UCC Demons is a basketball club based in Cork, Ireland, that plays in the Irish Superleague. They have won the Irish Superleague 8 times. The Blue Demons were founded in 1966 and are the second most successful club in Irish basketball's history. They were originally based in Sundays Well, Cork City, and have since gone through several different club names including De Paul, Team Britvic, Starter Demons and now they are UCC Demons. Demons juvenile section has a girl and boys section with nursery, u-10, u-11, u-12, u-14, u-16, u-18 and u-20 teams in both sections. Senior sections include the Nivea For Men Superleague team, Division 1a, Division 1b and Division 2. The Superleague team became the first team in Irish history to win the treble in 2009, which includes the Southern Conference, the Superleague Play-offs and the National Cup.

Current roster[edit]

  • 4 Spain Christian Anon
  • 5 Republic of Ireland Kyle Hosford
  • 6 Republic of Ireland Brian O'Neill
  • 7 Republic of Ireland Ciaran O'Sullivan
  • 8 Republic of Ireland Shane Coughlan
  • 9 Republic of Ireland Daniel O'Sullivan
  • 10 Republic of Ireland Mark O'Leary
  • 12 Republic of Ireland Niall O'Reilly
  • 23 Republic of Ireland Adrian O'Sullivan
  • 25 United States Lehmon Colbert
  • 32 Republic of Ireland Colin O'Reilly

League achievements[edit]

  • Irish Superleague champions: '73, '81, '84, '88, '89, '05, '09, '13
  • Irish National Cup winner: '14
  • Irish Superleague Cup winner: '86, '94, '06, '09