Nov 03 2021

U15 Girls 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 Girls 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.

U15 Girls Academy - First Training Sessions

Please see below dates and times for the first training session for players selected in the U15 Girls Academy:

Leinster Girls: Sunday November 7th - Marian College (2.30pm - 5.30pm)

Munster Girls: Sunday November 7th - Neptune Stadium (9.30am - 12.30pm)

Connacht Girls: Sunday November 7th - NUIG (10am - 1pm)

Ulster Girls: Sunday November 7th - St. Macartan’s, Monaghan (11am - 2pm)

Basketball Ireland U15 Girls Academies 2021-2022: Player Selection

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

U15 Girls Munster Academy 2021-2022

Head coach: Paul Kelleher

Assistant coach: Trisha Bamber

Forename Surname Club/School Code
Lucy Barry Limerick Celtics MW1
Saerlaith Bester Bantry BC MW2
Holly Brickley  Skibbereen Eagles  MW3
Eva Buttler MW4
Eimear Carew Ballincollig BC MW5
Emily Carroll Presentation Secondary School,Thurles MW6
Kaci Collins Brunell MW7
Kate  Cremin  Springfield BC MW8
Gráinne Culbert St. Colms BC MW9
Chloe Dinan Ballincollig BC MW10
Roisin Dowling Glanmire MW11
Clodagh Downey Bantry BC MW12
Neala  Fahy Springfield BC MW13
Sona Field Glanmire MW14
Aoife  Kiely Glanmire / St. Angelas College MW15
Mia Lynch MW16
Alannah Magan Midleton  MW17
Ainhoa Martin Gumbau Ballincollig BC MW18
Clídna McNamara Donoughmore BC  MW19
Amiee  Meade Cobh MW20
Catherine  Murphy  Ballincollig BC MW21
Eabha Nagle Mallow BC/St. Mary's Seconday School, Mallow MW22
Evie O connell Glanmire MW23
 Chloe  O’Driscoll  Glanmire MW24
Karine O’Leary Clare Cascaders MW25
Òrla O’Mahony Ballybunion Wildcats MW26
Emily O'Dwyer Limerick Celtics MW27
Kate O'Flynn Ballincollig BC MW28
Ava OMahoney Mallow MW29
Kayla OMahoney Mallow MW30
Laura Osaghae Midleton BC MW31
Jill Quirke  Team Kerry Ballymac Bobcats MW32
Zoe Raethorne Waterford Wildcats  MW33
Alisha Russell Crescent Comprehensive  MW34
Ruby  Sheehan  Mallow  MW35
Aoife Shelly Tipperary Knights MW36
Katie  Tarrant  Cobh MW38
Emma Taylor Mallow MW39
Leah Cotter Bantry BC MW40

U15 Girls Connacht Academy 2021-2022

Head coach: Paul O'Brien

Assistant coach: Courtney Cecere

Forename Surname Club/School Code
Tara Banerjee Moycullen / Salerno CW1
Kate Burke CW2
Ceoilín  Byrne Sligo All-Stars CW3
Eabheann Conneely Corrib  CW4
Aoibhin Connolly  Moycullen  CW5
Cara Cormican Maree BC CW6
Elisha Cosgrove Claregalway CW7
Ivanna  Costelloe Clare Comets CW8
Sophie Darcy Moycullen CW9
Eva Flaherty CW10
Katie Guckian Ballinamore Blazers CW11
Ava Guthrie Clare Comets CW12
Roisin Harvey Moycullen CW13
Lily Hynes Moycullen CW14
Aisling Jordan Maree BC CW15
Megan Leonard Moycullen CW16
Eimear  Lynch  Clare Comets CW17
Ellie  Martyn  Maree BC CW18
Laoise McDonagh Garrymore CW19
Sarah McNamara Clare Comets CW20
Jessica  Ross  Maree BC CW21
Claire Sweeney Clare Comets BC CW22

U15 Girls Leinster Academy 2021-2022

Head coach: Scott Summersgill

Assistant coach: Jack Dooley

Forename Surname Club/School Code
Erin Yumul Oblates BC LW1
Faye McDonnell Loreto Kilkenny / Kilkenny Stars LW2
Kira Lynch Meteors BC LW3
Zoe  Egan Malahide BC LW4
Sadhbh NíBhroin Meteors BC LW5
Aoife Hutchinson  Meteors BC LW6
Aoife  Mcfarland Carlow BC LW7
Sophie Staunton Oblates BC LW8
Alanna Fennell Templeogue BC LW9
Chloe Crean Malahide BC LW10
Andrea Chrislyn Jude Meteors BC LW11
Caoimhe Fitzpatrick Clonaslee LW12
Riodhna  McGrath Meteors BC LW13
Sadhbh Keane Dublin Lions LW14
Úna O'Brien Tullamore BC LW15
Keela  Farrell  Malahide BC LW16
Carly  Flood Athlone BC LW17
Eva Iurascu Ongar Chasers  LW18
Kayla McGonagle  Liffey Celtics LW19
Sarah  Garvey Templeogue BC LW20
Hannah Byrne Oblates BC LW21
Sophia Kiely Templeogue BC LW22
Ciara  Nugent Firhouse LW23
Katie  Bracken  Liffey Celtics LW24
Sophie  Dempsey Firhouse  LW25
Tara Grealy LW26
Ciara Farrell Liffey Celtics  LW27
Ella  Patrick  Teresians / Meteors  LW28
Mia Havelin Oliver LW29
Isabelle Faure Templeogue BC LW30
Emma Deering Ongar Chasers LW31
Farrah  Clack  Loreto Abbey Dalkey LW32
Leah Zukowsky  Kilkenny Stars LW33
Sarah Donnelly Meteors BC LW34
Kate Donnelly Meteors BC LW35
Mia Stanley Tolka Rovers LW36
Sarah O’rourke  Tullamore BC LW37
Emma McPartland Malahide BC LW38
Sophie Horan  Dalkey BC LW39
Mia  McPartling Meteors BC LW40
Eden Branigan LW41
Mia  McEntee Dublin Raiders LW42
Eunice David Athlone BC LW43
Ciara Brogan LW44
Helena Keane LW45

U15 Girls Ulster Academy 2021-2022

Head coach: Alejandro Molinary

Assistant coach: Elaine Scally

Forename Surname Club / School Code
Sarah Dickson Tyrone Towers UW2
Alison  Gilliland  Muckno Lakers Castleblayney  UW3
Layla Ryan Drogheda Wolves UW4
Jessica Richardson Drogheda Wolves UW5
Caitlin Carroll East Cavan Eagles UW6
Catherine Moohan Tyrone Towers UW7
Clodagh Clarke Cavan Lakers UW8
Miracle  Sokan Drogheda Wolves  UW10
Hannah  McGirr Belfast Star UW11
Maeve Cassidy Queen’s BC / OLSPCK UW12
Lisa Nulty Drogheda Wolves  UW14
Eimear Napier Queen's BC / St. Patrick’s & Our Lady s Knock UW15
Roisin Quinn Belfast Star UW16
Ellie  Sergeant Queen's BC UW17
Maeve Cassidy Queen's BC UW18
Saoirse Dickson Drogheda Wolves UW19
Leah Roche Mulroy Hoops UW20
Áine Maguire Blackwater Steelers UW21
Niamh Maguire Blackwater Steelers UW22
Emily McGinnity Blackwater Steelers UW23
Keeva Farmer Blackwater Steelers UW24
Erin Shannon Carrick Cruisers UW25
Ellen Hughes Carrick Cruisers UW26
Ellie Devlin Carrick Cruisers UW27
Jessica Daly Dundalk Ravens UW28
Alice Rowley Cavan Lakers UW29