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Wildcats top four hopes dented

WOMEN’S PREMIER LEAGUE Meteors 83 Maxol WIT Wildcats 74 With a top four position at stake Maxol WIT Wildcats lost ground when they were beaten by Meteors in Dublin on Saturday. Wildcats, without American Katie Fox who is still recovering from injury, started at a lacklustre pace and Meteors quickly ran into an 8-point lead. Cathy Kavanagh picked [...]

BASKETBALL; WOMEN’S NATIONAL CUP SEMI-FINAL

: Wildcats will be hoping for another top class performance from Jazmen Boone in Cork next Saturday
MAXOL WIT WILDCATS v KILESTER Saturday January 9th, Mardyke Arena , Cork. Tip-off 6pm Maxol WIT Wildcats go in search of cup glory next weekend when they face Dublin side Killester in the semi-final of the women’s national cup which will played in Cork. Wildcats will be hoping that their excellent run of form before Christmas, which saw [...]

Wonderful Wildcats turn on the ‘Jazz’

Top scorer Jasmin Boone (Maxol WIT Wildcats) about to score once again.
Maxol WIT Wildcats maintained their promising start to the season with an excellent nine points win over Dublin Meteors after a terrific game of basketball at the Mercy Gym last Saturday evening. Meteors were second in the league going into this game but Wildcats were also coming off the back of several good performances, so a [...]

Wildcats host Meteors

Jazmen Boone in full flow for Maxol WIT Wildcats against Liffey Celtic. Wildcats will be hoping for another big performance from their American star next Saturday night against Dublin side Meteors.
The Mercy Sports Hall, Ozanam St is the place to be on Saturday evening next, November 7th when Maxol WIT Wildcats hope to continue their impressive start to the season when they take on Dublin Meteors in what promises to be an epic clash. Both teams have produced excellent performances to date and would be hopeful [...]

Mercy Waterford reach national quarter finals

The Mercy U16 team that reached the all Ireland cup quarter finals
U19 Cup Mercy Mounthawk, Tralee 43 Mercy Waterford 52 Mercy Waterford enjoyed an excellent series of results last week when both the u19 and u16 teams qualified for the all-Ireland cup quarter finals. After a close encounter with Mercy Mounthawk, Mercy Waterford’s U19’s turned in an excellent fourth quarter performance in Tralee to defeat the home side by [...]

Wildcats stay in touch

Katie Fox in action for Wildcats
After a tough weekend of basketball Maxol WIT Wildcats are in touch with joint league leaders Dublin’s DCU and Cork side Glanmire, as the “pride of the southeast” are in joint thirrd place along with Dublin Meteors. In fact things could have been much better for Wildcats who went so close to toppling favourites and reigning [...]

Wildcats outfox Liffey Celtics

Ruthie Leavey (Maxol WIT Wildcats) goes on the outside of Aine O’Connor (Liffey Celtic)
Maxol WIT Wildcats delivered a determined performance against Kildare side Liffey Celtics last Saturday evening in the Mercy Sports Hall and despite a significant height disadvantage Wildcats were deserving winners. Wildcats wanted to continue their winning ways following their narrow first win of the season last weekend and went about achieving that goal from the very [...]

Thrilling win for Wildcats

Jazmen Boone in action during Wildcats’ first game of the season at the Mercy Gym. The American star was in fine form last Saturday with 26 points in the Wildcats win over Portlaoise Panthers.
If coach Michael Evans was in need of a stress test then he certainly got one in St. Mary’s Hall Portlaoise last Saturday night as his Wildcats Premier League team who were leading by seven points with one minute 26 seconds remaining almost left victory behind them. The home side Portlaoise Panthers blazed two late three [...]

Opening defeat for Wildcats

5.	Jazmen Boone (Maxol WIT Wildcats) scores her first competitive basket for her side on Saturday last.
Maxol WIT Wildcats began their season with a defeat at home to DCU in the Mercy secondary sports hall last Saturday evening. Wildcats had run the Dubliners close in the pre-season tournament recently. However, the home side were short a number of players heading into the league opener making their task all the more difficult. New head [...]

Wildcats start at home against DCU

Maxol Wit Wildcats coach Mick Evans with American signings Jazmen Boone and Katie Fox
Maxol WIT Wildcats tip off their first game of the 2015/16 Premier League with a home game versus Dublin Northsiders DCU this Saturday night at 7pm in the Mercy Sports Hall, Oznam St. Wildcats supporters will find many changes in their line up as some of last seasons’ players have moved on to do other things [...]