The showpiece weekend on the basketball calendar took place over the last few days in Tralee.
Laois club Portlaoise Panthers had an unprecedented four teams taking part in the Hula Hoops National Cup.
There were two Women’s teams and two Men’s teams competing in their respective competitions.
On Saturday morning, the Panthers made a brilliant start as their U-20 Women’s team qualified for the final defeating Liffey Celtics.
Up next was the U-20s who were desperately unlucky to lose out to Dublin Lions.
Then on Saturday evening, it was the turn of the Senior Women but once again fortune was not on their side as University Ulster Elks triumphed.
The last of the semi finals was on Sunday morning as the U-18 Men took on Belfast Star where they were once again on the losing side.
Sportsfile were there at the weekend and they captured some brilliant pictures from the Senior Women and U-20 Men’s games.
Check them out below: