POOLE RIAS PIRATES
2004 BSPA ELITE LEAGUE KNOCKOUT CUP WINNERS
Back : Krzysztof Kasprzak, Neil Middleditch (Team Manager), Matt Ford (Promoter), Antonio Lindback, Matej Ferjan, Mike Golding ( Promoter)
Front : Bjarne Pedersen, Magnus Zetterstrom, Daniel Davidsson.
This line-up beat Ipswich in the Knockout Cup Final to complete a second league and cup ‘double ‘ in successive seasons.
The cup draw gave Poole a bye into the quarter finals where they easily defeated Peterborough by 104 – 81. They then brushed aside the challenge of
Swindon in the semi’s, winning 101 – 83 to set up a meeting with Ipswich in the final.
The final proved a closer contest with Poole eventually pulling clear to win by 99 – 87 to retain the trophy.
Quarter Final :
First leg at Poole Poole 58 Peterborough 37
Second leg at Peterborough Peterborough 44 Poole 46 Poole win 104 – 81 on aggregate.
Semi final :
First leg at Poole Poole 61 Swindon 30
Second leg at Swindon Swindon 53 Poole 40 Poole win 101 – 83 on aggregate
First leg at Ipswich Ipswich 48 Poole 42
Second leg at Poole Poole 57 Ipswich 39 Poole win 99 – 87 on aggregate.