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

Final :
First leg at Ipswich                                        Ipswich  48  Poole  42
Second leg at Poole                                       Poole 57  Ipswich  39                          Poole win 99 – 87 on aggregate.