Mixed Fortunes For Panthers Teams In Cup Competition

The women's side continued their unbeaten run in the division one quarter final.

The National Cup held its quarter finals over the weekend.

Portlaoise Panthers survived a late scare from McEvoy’s Cavan Eagles to advance through to the semi-final, winning 76-74. 

The home side had led by as much as 20, but the Eagles kept plugging away, coming within two points of a scalp.

Jessica Fressle top scored, with 25, for Portlaoise Panthers.

They’ll face Phoenix Rockets in the semi-finals, after Rockets were 72-57 victors over Moy Tolka Rovers, inspired by a 35 point haul from Jessica Fairweather.

It's been trickier for the men's side so far this year, 

They were beaten 80 points to 70 by Ulster University.

The in-form Conor O’Sullivan posted 33 points for the winning side.

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