“The cup is a distraction in some ways this time though. The focus will be on the league. This season it’ll be the top team going up and then a play-off between the second team in Division 1 and the second last team in the Super League. It’s very straightforward.”
New arrival Daragh Fleming is away, which means Ballincollig will lean heavily on their homegrown talent tomorrow and also back on a sharp debut from new Spanish guard Iñigo Zabala.
“The injuries and the issue with Andre are unfortunate because off the court we couldn’t be in a better place. We’ve Tradehouse Central back in as sponsor for the third year in a row and that’s been a great link-up for the club, we’re delighted to be involved with them again.