Winning the title would have meant the world to the main sponsor but he put it in perspective.
The Wheelers under coach Con Coughlan produced champagne basketball and the performance from MVP Derek Hegarty would have lit up any stadium.
It was a strange game as the main Ballincollig shooter Ciarán O’Sullivan didn’t score until the 17th minute but in his defence when the game was on line he showed his class to score three unanswered baskets.
Neptune were also happy campers as they produced sterling basketball in the second half to defeat Belfast Star.
In the end Eli Linehan deservedly took the MVP award and although Seán McCarthy was a close second at the end of the day this accolade was for all these young guns who put in a heroic shift.