Nov 03 2021

U15 Boys Academy players announced: 2021-2022

The players for the 2021-2022 Basketball Ireland Academies have been selected, and can be viewed at the bottom of this page. Basketball Ireland wishes to thank all players that attended the Talent Identification Sessions, especially for the effort made by each and every player in the sessions.

What's next?

Please see the list of players (bottom of page) who have been selected for Basketball Ireland U15 Boys Academies.

If you / your child has been selected:

If you / your child has been selected for a Basketball Ireland Regional / Provincial Academy, please register & confirm acceptance of place HERE. 

The Basketball Ireland Academies will make use of the MaxOne app to support the delivery of training in a blended approach - online and in-person. Players will need access to the device when this is implemented so they can avail of the online training material.

If you / your child has not been selected:

Please do not be disheartened. While this may not have been your time, there will be many more opportunities in the future for you to continue to grow and develop your skills. We saw a lot of talent at the trials, and encourage every player that attended to continue to work on their skills, and improve as a basketball player. You each did your best and that's all you can ever do.

What is the cost associated with being selected for the Basketball Ireland Academies? 

The cost for the Academy season - including local sessions, Academy kit and a residential camp, which includes food and accommodation - is €340 for the U14 Academy and €375 for the U15 Academy. The first instalment will cover all the academy sessions and is €220 for the U14s and €240 for the U15s. The camp is held at Easter and is optional for Academy players. The camp can be paid for in the 2nd instalment. The balance for the camp is €120 for the U14 camp and €135 for the U15 camp.  For the U15 Academy the fee covers to the end of the interprovincial tournament. The summer program is considered a separate programme for which details will be released during the season. This fee will be paid in two instalments at the start and middle of the season via Basketball Ireland's online system and details will appear on the website after the first sessions in mid-November.

Basketball Ireland U15 Boys Academies 2021-2022: Player Selection

See below drop-down menus for players selected in each regional Academy:

U15 Boys Connacht Academy 2021-2022

Head coach: Fabian Gagliano

Assistant coach: Shane O'Meara

Forename Surname Club/School Code
Nathan  Roddy Ballina Braves CM1
Alan Harris Bearna BC CM2
Liam Conneely Claregalway BC CM3
Oisin Roberts  Maree CM4
Cillian Cannon Maree CM5
Eoin Cleary Moycullen CM6
Colm  Davoren Moycullen  CM7
Cian Walsh Connacht CM8
John O'Sullivan Moycullen CM9
Daniel  O'Meara Sligo All-Stars CM10
Zac  Henry Sligo All-Stars CM11
Abel Daniel Titans CM12
Eoin  Potito  Titans  CM13
Chinonso  Owede Titans Bc CM14
Niall  de Paor  Maree CM15
Eric  Chege Titans  CM16
Luke  O'Sullivan  Cistercian College Roscrea  CM17
Tom O'Grady Annaghdown CM18
Ashton Glynn Clare Panthers CM19
Benjamin Keigher Annaghdown BC CM21
Alan Burke Maree CM22
Conan Fennell Abbey Lakers BC CM23
Cian  Morrison Ballina Braves CM24

U15 Boys Munster Academy 2021-2022

Head coach: Paul Kelleher

Assistant coach: Keith Daly

Forename Surname Club/School Code
Aaron  Morrow Limerick Celtics  MPM1
Adam O'Neill St. Paul’s Killarney  MPM2
Billy Bell Ballincollig  MPM3
Brayden  Pierce  St.Brendans, Tralee  MPM4
Callum O'Rourke Castletroy College  MPM5
Charlie Curran Bantry BC MPM6
Ciaran  Fitzsimons Ballincollig BC MPM7
Conor  Moynihan Rathmore Ravens MPM8
Darragh Horkan Limerick Lions MPM9
Dylan  O'Rourke  Neptune  MPM10
Eanna Murphy MPM11
Edvardas Laurynavicius Neptune  MPM12
Evan Cox Killarney Cougars MPM13
Finn  McCarthy  Carrigaline  MPM14
Jack  Phillips Bantry BC MPM15
John Finn Limerick Lions BC MPM16
Junior Balladares St. Annes  MPM17
Justin  Raheem Neptune MPM18
Leo Morris Cobh  MPM19
Molua Mac Seain Youghal BC MPM20
Naglis Vaivada Kanturk BC MPM21
Oisin  O'Hanlon Carrigaline BC MPM22
Orhi Imbusch Limerick Celtics MPM23
Ryan Hand St. Brendan's, Tralee MPM24
Sam Ryan Carrigaline MPM25
Sean Garvin Blue Demons MPM26
Tadhg Murphy Ballincollig/Coláiste Choilm MPM27
Wesley  Delany Neptune  MPM28
Charles Nkoy Fr. Mathews MPM29
James Keane Bantry BC MPM30
Jamie O'Mahony Tipperary Knights MPM31
Jose Azzopardi Limerick Celtics MPM32
Ryan Briganti Limerick Lions MPM33
Zach O'Sullivan Tramore MPM34

U15 Boys Leinster Academy 2021-2022

Head coach: Scott Summersgill

Assistant coach: Jack Dooley

Forename Surname Club/School Code
Donal Smyth  Drogheda Wolves  LM1
Theo Quinn Killester BC / Belvedere College LM2
Luke Kavanagh Portlaoise Panthers  LM3
Everett Astudillo  Killester  LM4
Fionn Stack Portlaoise Panthers LM5
Rían  Gaynor  Athlone BC LM7
Ryan Bell Street Warriors LM8
Jack Dunphy Malahide LM9
Darragh Russell St. Declans College / BC Tauras LM10
Ryan  Lin Athlone BC LM11
Eoin Connolly St. Mel's College / Longford Phoenix BC LM12
Calvin  Medidas Dublin Raiders LM13
Gabriel  Omotayo  Killester BC LM14
Patrick Walsh Éanna BC LM15
Ruairi Flannery Malahide BC LM16
Liam Dwyer Malahide BC LM17
Peter Farrell Longford Phoenix LM18
Gervie Pasia Dublin Raiders LM19
Jack Heneghan Dublin Lions LM20
Sean Binnions Malahide BC LM21
Finn Moran Baltinglass Bulldogs LM22
Rian Keaveney Streete Warriors LM23
Riley Comerford  Portlaoise Panthers LM25
Daire Farrell Longford Phoenix LM26
Cillian  Leddy  Dublin Raiders  LM27
Marco Mendoza Dublin Sonics LM28
Joshua Joseph Mondejar St. Vincent's BC  LM29
Robert Kenny Ongar Chasers BC LM30
Charley Phelan Kilkenny Stars LM31
Ciaran Sheridan Navan Cougars LM32
Nikita  Kokorev Dublin Lions LM33
Sebastiano  Joyce UCD Marian / St. Andrews LM34
Aironas Blazaitis Drogheda Wolves LM35
Leeor Weissblech LM36
Karl Venas Dublin Lions LM38
Billy Toohey Liffey Celtics LM39
Noah Winders St. Vincent's BC LM40
Eoin Murray  Templeogue BC LM42
David  Apopei  Portlaoise Panthers  LM43
Ronan  Enright  Liffey Celtics  LM44
Kareem Matonmi Baltinglass Bulldogs  LM45
Adam Charles Éanna LM46
Andrej Opala LM47
Jack  Fennell LM48
Padraig Culleton LM49

U15 Boys Ulster Academy 2021-2022

Head coach: Alejandro Molinary

Assistant coach: Eduardo Macho

Forename Surname Club/School Code
Marcel Holko Cavan Lakers UM1
Emiliano Vennettilli Cavan Lakers UM2
Sebastian Long East Coast Cavaliers UM3
Luke McGuinness Letterkenny Blaze UM4
Daire O'Gorman Phoenix BC  UM5
Cillian Connolly Belfast Star UM6
keith calungsod St. Mallachy UM7
Tadhg Sheils Cavan Lakers UM8
Conor Doyle Cavan Lakers UM9
Paddy Mulligan Blackwater Steelers UM10
Stephen  McSkeane Blackwater Steelers UM11
Rejus Mikulis  Blackwater Steelers UM12
Mikey Mcloughlin  Letterkenny Blaze UM13
Aidenas Paskauskas Blackwater Steelers UM14
Fionn Cregan Ulster University Tigers UM15
Thomas Ashe UM16
Adomas  Vaitkaitis  St macartans college monaghan UM17
Thomas  Donnelly UU Tigers UM18
Cian Morgan UM19
Lewis McCotter St. Malachy’s/Belfast star UM20
Ruadhan O'Dufaigh Blackwater Steelers / Coláiste Oiriall UM21
Brian Creen UU Tigers UM22
Kai Devlin-Atkinson  UU Tigers UM23
Dan McGrattan Belfast Star UM24
Fionntán  Deeds UU Tigers UM25
Sean Smyth Blackwater steelers  UM26
Donal  Smyth  Drogheda wolves UM27
Daniel O'Sullivan  Coláiste Na Hinch UM28
Rossa McNulty Queen's BC UM29
Liam Blaney Queen's BC UM30
Turlough  Mc Hugh  St. Patrick’s College Maghera  UM31
Rory McParland Queen's BC UM32
Ben Duffu Blackwater Steelers UM33
Adam Cartys Drogheda Wolves UM34
Aironas Blazaitis Drogheda Wolves UM35
Alex McVicar Blackwater Steelers UM37
Charlie McNeely Donegal Town UM38
Oisín Sweeney Mulroy Hoops UM39