Oct 12 2022

Basketball Ireland U14 boys academy programme selections confirmed following trial days

The players for the 2022-2023 Basketball Ireland U14 Boys 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.

Academy place confirmation and registration

  • If you wish to accept the place on the academy, please follow this link to fully register. It is very important that you complete all required fields and check information is correct.


With 400 players at this age group across the country we rely on information being correct on the database

If you do not wish to take up this place in the academy, please let us know by completing this quick form so we can give the place to someone else.

To confirm your child does not wish to attend the academy:


To focus fully on running the academy, we need to cut down on email traffic so for this coming season all information will be published on the Basketball Ireland website via the Academy page which can be found here:

 Basketball Ireland Academy Page

All information on the coaching staff, session calendar, gyms and times will be available here as well as a section with parent’s updates. Any information for parents will appear here as it is updated. Any email sent out will be viewable there as well so you can refer to them for answers before asking questions.

We expect to have all session times and venues up on the website well in advance of the weekends but for anything not on the website the head coach will be the first point of contact.

  • Email addresses for head coaches are on the website in the coaches’ section on the academy page of the website.
  • If there are last minute changes coaches will contact parents by email, but we hope this is not be required.
  • Please make it a habit to always check the session details on the website before travel.

Once again we have an excellent group of coaches with a lot of experience, enthusiasm and knowledge in order to raise the standard of coaching and playing.

Under the academy head coaches Martin McGettrick and Ciaran O’Sullivan, the regional head coaches and their staff will be coaching from a syllabus put together to improve the standard of the players and give them the knowledge they will need to play basketball at an elite level. Included in the U14 staff there are a number of current or former international coaches along with many coaches with assistant coach experience at this level so the players are learning from the very best.

Below you will see the confirmed players selected to each Academy along with a code next to each player.

  • Please use this code along with the players’ names for communication especially when it comes to online payments.
  • The payment system will be sent out by email and put on the website in the coming weeks once we get registrations completed.

The cost of Academy is €220 for the year up until the end of May which includes the players academy vest.

As already communicated, we do intend to hold a two day,  one night camp which will be optional but will carry an extra charge, we are trying to secure a new venue and once that is finalised we will communicate this.  


To make sure all issues are covered, and we are able to answer any questions quickly please check the academy pages on the website for all information first before sending emails.

  • If the answer is not there and it is about a training session or confirming you cannot make something please communicate to the head coach of your regional academy.

List of Head Coach emails is on the coaches’ section of the academy website page.

  • If you have a payment question once we send out details them please contact BI accounts through Michelle Dermody
  • For general questions that are not answered on the website and don’t relate to any of the above please contact Matthew Hall for Regional Academy questions. 

Basketball Ireland U14 Boys Academies 2022-2023: Player Selection

Basketball Ireland Academy Scholarship Application Process

 Deadline for applications 21st of October 2022.

For the first time, Basketball Ireland are able to offer scholarships for the academy.

There are 26 Elite scholarships that will be awarded at the end of the year based on coaches feedback on players from the under 14 and under 15 age groups.

We also have 22 full scholarships for economically disadvantaged families to be shared across the under 14 age group with a further 14 being available to the under 15 age group. These may be split into some half scholarships depending on circumstances and the number of worthy applications we receive.

The idea behind these scholarships is to ensure that no talented basketball players miss out on joining the academy due to the financial requirements involved. Our aim is to help financially those most in need of assistance, so we hope parents will apply in confidence if help is required.

The deadline for applications is 21st of October and we will reply to all applications to confirm if you are successful or not no later that Wednesday 26th of October.

We will be sending out payment details to all those that have registered on the academy as soon as possible after this date.

Applications are by way of form only.

 Scholarship Application Form

U14 Boys | North West

Players Name Region Club/School  Code
Conor  Murray  Northwest Carrick Cruisers NWB1
Sean Keaney Northwest Carrick Cruisers NWB2
Jack  Kelly  Northwest Carrick Cruisers NWB3
Euan Smith Northwest Letterkenny Blaze NWB4
Ryan Cranwell Northwest Letterkenny Blaze NWB5
John Mcloughlin  Northwest Letterkenny Blaze NWB6
Isaac Murphy Northwest Letterkenny Blaze NWB7
Jack Mc Laughlin Northwest Letterkenny Blaze NWB8
Thady Barrett Northwest Letterkenny Blaze NWB9
Erik Nwankwo Northwest Letterkenny Blaze NWB10
Noah Beales Northwest Northstar BC NWB11
Alfie Lavelle Northwest Sligo All Stars NWB12
Manus Mcmanus Northwest Sligo All Stars NWB13
James Lineen Northwest Sligo All Stars NWB14
Diarmuid  Whelan Northwest Sligo All Stars NWB15
Diarmuid  Clarke Northwest Sligo All Stars NWB16
Evan Barrett O'Neill Northwest Sligo All Stars NWB17
Oliver  Ettery Northwest Sligo All Stars NWB18
Jack  Glenister Northwest Sligo All Stars NWB19
Toby  van Someren Northwest Sligo All Stars NWB20
Thomas  Battle Northwest Sligo All Stars NWB21
Caomhán  Ward Northwest Sligo All Stars NWB22

U14 Boys | South-West

Players Name Region Club/School  Code
Timmy Kennelly Southwest Ballybunion Wildcats SWB1
Luke Clancy  Southwest Killarney Cougars SWB3
Fryderyk Klimas Southwest Limerick Celtics SWB4
Cian Cronin Southwest Limerick Celtics SWB5
Cillian Murphy Southwest Limerick Celtics SWB6
Luke  Moran Southwest Limerick Celtics SWB7
Miguel Azzopardi Southwest Limerick Celtics SWB8
Dovydas  Venckunas  Southwest Limerick Celtics  SWB9
Alex Toth Southwest Limerick Lions Basketball Club SWB10
Jake Moore Southwest Limerick Lions Basketball Club SWB11
Charlie Clifford Southwest Limerick Lions Basketball Club SWB12
Yahya Eltigani Southwest Limerick Lions Basketball Club SWB13
Donnacha  Prendiville  Southwest St Colmans  SWB14
Jakub Surzyn Southwest St Mary's Castleisland SWB15
Cian Cahill Southwest St Mary's Castleisland SWB16
Ronan O'Connor Southwest St Mary's Castleisland SWB17
Morgan O'Brien Southwest St Paul’s Killarney SWB18
Kieran Moloney Southwest St Paul’s Killarney SWB19
Cillian O'Leary Southwest St Paul's Killarney SWB21
Rohan Kirby Southwest St.Brendans BC SWB22
Liam  O Rahilly Southwest St.Brendans BC SWB23
RORY Bowler Southwest St.Brendans BC SWB24
Daniel  Spring Southwest St.Brendans BC SWB25
Conor  Lynch  Southwest St.Brendans BC SWB26
Darragh O Callaghan Southwest St.Brendans BC SWB27
Fionn Enright Southwest TK Bobcats SWB28
Ryan  Burke Southwest TK Bobcats SWB29
Adam  O Brien  Southwest Tralee Magic SWB31
Odhran  Buckley Southwest Wildcats BC SWB32
Daniel Tomac Southwest Limerick Lions Basketball Club SWB33
Daniel Roche Southwest Ballybunion Wildcats SWB34
Charlie  Shire Southwest Limerick Celtics SWB35
Seán Óg  O Connor Southwest SWB36
Brian Horgan Southwest Mallow SWB37
Hubert  Gocek Southwest Limerick Celtics SW38
Gearoid Buckley Southwest St. Joseph's SW39
Luke Bambury Southwest St. Joseph's SW40
David Watson Southwest St. Joseph's SW41
Daryl Dalton Southwest St. Joseph's SW42
Callum  Cox Southwest Killarney Cougars

U14 Boys | South

Players Name Region Club/School  Code
Tomàs Donegan South Ballincollig BC SB1
Issac Dumitru South Ballincollig BC SB2
Ellis James South Ballincollig BC SB3
Daithi Murphy South Ballincollig BC SB4
Éanna  Ó hUrnaí South Ballincollig BC SB5
Darragh  O'Gorman South Ballincollig BC SB6
Zaman Cole South Ballincollig BC SB7
Evan O Byrne  South Ballincollig BC SB8
Oscar McMahon South Ballincollig BC SB9
Tom Conlon South Bantry BC SB10
Sean Collins South Bantry Bc SB11
James  Cronin South Bantry BC SB12
Emmanuel  Okusanya  South Blue Demons BC SB13
Ciaran Lipiski South Blue Demons BC SB14
Matias Jezzini South Blue Demons BC SB15
Isaac O'Neill South Blue Demons BC SB16
David Owens South Cobh Basketball Club SB17
Aidan Carney South Cobh Basketball Club SB18
Eoin Leahy South Cobh Basketball Club SB19
Royce Lin South Fr. Mathews  SB20
Jack Connlly South La Banga SB21
Charlie  Casey South Mallow Basketball Club SB22
Conor Carroll South Mallow Basketball Club SB23
Dara O Donoghue South Mallow Basketball Club SB24
Davin McKweon South Neptune SB26
Conor Bree South Youghal All Stars BC SB26
Dara  Brosnan South Youghal All Stars BC SB27
Sam Lynch South Kanturk/demons SB28
Ryan Crean South Demons SB29
Alex Jacewicz South Fr. Mathews  SB30
Conor O'Leary South Fr. Mathews  SB31

U14 Boys | West

Players Name Region Club/School  Code
Rory Fahey West Annaghdown Vikings BC WB1
Jamie McDonnell West Annaghdown Vikings BC WB2
Ethan  Downey West Annaghdown Vikings BC WB3
Conan Burke West Cascaders WB4
Daniel Murphy West Clare Comets WB5
Armandas Pucinskas West Clare Comets WB6
Joshua Okafor West Clarin College WB7
Sean  Griffin  West East Galway Celtic  WB8
Conor Hickey West East Galway Celtics WB9
Noah Wilbur West East Galway Celtics WB10
Mark  Greally West East Galway Celtics  WB11
Nicholas  Ahearne West Maree BC WB12
Daniel O Shea West Maree BC WB13
Kevin Freeman West Maree BC WB14
Keelan Griffin  West Maree BC WB15
Leo  Molloy West Maree BC WB16
Jamie Flaherty West Moycullen Basketball Club WB17
Frank  MC Donagh West Moycullen Basketball Club WB18
Darragh Kelly West Moycullen Basketball Club WB19
Maciej  Matuszewski  West Shannon Jest  WB20
Daniel Janotta West Shannon Jets WB21
Alex O Sullivan West St Josephs The Bish WB22
Samuel Hresko West Titans WB23
Daniel Loughlin  West Titans WB24
Conor  Potito  West Titans  WB25
Liam  Potito  West Titans  WB26
Miguel Mercado-Sullivan  West Titans  WB27
Ciaran  Staunton West Titans BC WB28
Tadas Bendorius West Titans BC WB29
Sean  Morrison West Moycullen Basketball Club WB30
Dylan Glancy West WB31
James  Durkin West Annaghdown Vikings BC WB32
Tom Naughton West Annaghdown Vikings BC WB33

U14 Boys | East

Players Name Region Club/School  Code
Conor  Doyle East Malahide BC EB1
Harry  Tighe East Templeogue BC EB2
Namanja  Prodanic East Dublin Lions EB3
Joe Garvey East Templeogue BC EB4
Ghirome Paat East Ongar Chasers BC EB5
Kevin Nyan East St. Vincent's  EB6
Conor Murray East Templeogue BC EB7
Karl Walsh East Eanna BC EB8
Rian Olwill East UCD Marian EB9
Majas  Razianas   East   EB10
Spyres  Theocharis   East Dunshaughlin Rockets EB11
David Dron East Ongar Chasers BC EB12
Daniel Brown East St. Vincent's  EB13
Deimhne Murphy East UCD Marian EB14
Leo Ciobanu East BC Tauras EB15
Peter Lee East Dublin Raiders EB16
Connor  Naughton East Eanna BC EB17
Daniel Stewart East Dublin Raiders EB18
Aidan Bau East Oblates BC EB19
James Dillon East St. Vincent's  EB20
Kevin  Asuncion East Ongar Chasers BC EB21
Rafael Madeloso East Dublin Lions EB22
Micheal  Kenny East Oblates BC EB23
Bentoy  Monshengwo East Ongar Chasers BC EB24
Sean  Olokun  East Dublin Lions EB25
James  Waterhouse East UCD Marian EB26
Finn  Reville East Killester BC EB27
Marc  Villepreux East Killester BC EB28
Ethen  Donaghy  East   EB29
Adam  McCormick East Dublin Raiders EB30
Yude He East John Scotus Secondary School EB31
Jack Kelliher East Dublin Raiders EB32
Scott Egan East Malahide BC EB33
Patryk Pucek East Killester BC EB34
Lewis Adjinakou East Oblates BC EB35
Sebastian Hartas East Eanna BC EB36
Daniel  Lawlor East Templeogue BC EB37

U14 Boys | North

Players Name Region Club/School  Code
Kamal Nour North  Belfast Phoenix Basketball Club NB1
Adam Savage North  Belfast Star NB2
Fionn Marley North  Belfast Star NB3
Joe Devlin North  Belfast Star NB4
Jude O’Carroll North  Belfast Star NB5
Layden  O'Neill North  Belfast Star NB6
Tom Ronaghan North  Blackwater Steelers NB7
Ignas Pudenas North  Blackwater Steelers NB8
Sean  Phelan North  Drogheda Wolves NB9
Senan  Hennessy North  Drogheda Wolves NB10
Cormac  Smyth  North  Drogheda Wolves  NB11
Declan  Ehigie  North  Drogheda Wolves  NB12
Ryan Dowling  North  Drogheda Wolves  NB13
Tomàs O'Donoghue North  East Cavan Eagles NB14
Gabriel Gormley North  Magherafelt Titans NB15
Matthew  Lennon North  Muckno Lakers NB16
Josh Cunningham  North  Newry Fliers  NB17
Kyran  Houlahan North  Newry Fliers  NB18
Ryan McKeown North  Newry Fliers  NB19
Matthew  Allen North  OLSP, Knock NB20
Oisin Holman North  Phoenix Basketball NB21
Dallan Holman North  Phoenix Basketball NB22
Rory Sherry North  Queens NB23
Oscar McNulty North  Queens NB24
Finn Dolliver North  Queens NB25
Shane Kelly North  Clonaslee NB26

U14 Boys | South East

Players Name Region Club/School  Code
Patrick  McDonnell Southeast Kilkenny Stars SEB1
Samuel Albertin Southeast Kilkenny Stars SEB2
Marcus Whittle Southeast Baltinglass Bulldogs BC SEB3
David Murphy  Southeast Kilkenny Stars SEB4
Matthew Tuohy Southeast Kilkenny Stars SEB5
Odhrán  Prendergast  Southeast Paulstown BC SEB6
Adam Miegoc Southeast Clonkeen College SEB7
Ben Nolan Southeast Carlow BC SEB8
Fionn Ryan Southeast Berkeley BC SEB9
Jack  Murray Southeast Kilkenny Stars SEB10
JayJay  Deasy Southeast Kilkenny Stars SEB11
Kuzey Emem Southeast Wexford BC SEB12
Lucas Duggan Southeast Kilkenny Stars SEB13
Owen Killen Southeast Kilkenny Stars SEB14
Kajus Cerikas Southeast Kilkenny Stars SEB15
Karl Mullen Southeast Kilkenny Stars SEB16
Liam O'Gorman Southeast Old Leighlin BC SEB17
Ajay Nolan Southeast Berkeley BC SEB18
Sean Kelly Southeast South Tipp Titans SEB19
Noah Coughlan Southeast Carlow Basketball SEB20
Shay Houlihan Southeast Tipperary Titans SEB21
Adam Prout Southeast Tipperary Titans SEB22
Viktor  Stosic Southeast Waterford Vikings SEB23
Lovro Ciglar Southeast Waterford Vikings SEB24
Ruadhan Ball Southeast Waterford Vikings SEB25
Daniel Kinsella Southeast Waterford Vikings SEB26
Daniel Brennan Southeast Waterford Vikings SEB27
Justin Durojaiye Southeast Waterford Vikings SEB28
Seán  Sweeney  Southeast Baltinglass Bulldogs BC SEB29

U14 Boys | Midlands

Players Name Region Club/School  Code
Einaras  Miltinis  Midlands Athlone Basketball Club MB1
Jack Doran Midlands Athlone Basketball Club MB2
Jayden  Phirei Midlands Athlone Basketball Club MB3
Keelan Martin Midlands Athlone Basketball Club MB4
Lucas  Zhang Midlands Athlone Basketball Club MB5
Flynn  McEvoy Midlands Ballyroan Bluestars MB6
Caelan  Prendergast  Midlands Ballyroan Bluestars MB7
Diarmuid Fennell Midlands Ballyroan Bluestars MB8
Fionn  O Brien  Midlands Larrie Birds BC MB9
Tom  Ryan Midlands Larrie Birds BC MB10
Evan   Mc Wey Midlands Ballyroan Bluestars MB11
Sean  O'Boyle Midlands Longford Phoenix  MB12
Seosamh Mulvihill Midlands Longford Phoenix  MB13
Tadhg Reilly  Midlands Longford Phoenix  MB14
Christian  McGerr Midlands Longford Phoenix MB15
Cian Smith Midlands North Kildare Eagles MB16
Senan  O'Brien  Midlands Portlaoise Panthers MB17
Ben Quigley Midlands Portlaoise Panthers MB18
Jim Hanamy Midlands Portlaoise Panthers  MB19
Mark  Fennell  Midlands Portlaoise Panthers  MB20
Senan O'Connell  Midlands Portlaoise Panthers  MB21
Jamie Connor Midlands Tipp Talons BC MB22
Ciaran Bonner Midlands   MB25