UNDER 15 WOMEN

UNDER 15 WOMEN

Twenty five players have been selected to progress with the Ireland Under 15 Women’s development squad.

Head Coach, Karl Kilbride, made the announcement this week following some hugely successful training camps and friendly games.

Speaking about the announcement, Coach Kilbride stated: "This decision was as difficult as it could have been. We started with 38 players in November last year, and the work every girl has put in over the past seven months has been incredible.

“The girls put us in a position where we had to make some incredibly difficult choices. I’m so proud of how hard they’ve all worked and how much they have put into the programme. It’s a horrible thing to have to go through, but unfortunately it’s all part of the process. Everyone who has left has left a far better player and with memories and friends for life. We’re now really looking forward to the next phase of the programme as we prepare for the European Championships next summer."

 

The selected players are:

Abigail Rafferty, St Patrick's Academy, Dungannon, Tyrone Towers

Caoimhe Masterson, Colaiste Chiarain, Leixlip, Liffey Celtics

Ciara Byrne, Scoil Chriost Ri, Portlaoise, Portlaoise Panthers

Ciara Mulleady, Coláiste Chiarain, Leixlip, Liffey Celtics

Dara Diggin, St Angela's College, Cork, Cobh Basketball Club

Emma Mullins, St. Colmcille's, Knocklyon, Templeogue

Eva Moloney, Coláiste Iosagain, Stillorgan, Meteors

Fatimah Akorede, Coláiste Chiarain, Leixlip, Liffey Celtics

Gillian Wheeler, Cross & Passion College, Kilcullen, Portlaoise Panthers

Hazel Finn, St. Louis, Kiltimagh, St. Louis, Kiltimagh

Kara McCleane, Colaiste Einde, Salthill, Titans

Karyl Martir, Confey College Leixlip, Liffey Celtics

Kate Hickey, Mercy Waterford, Waterford Wildcats

Kate Rochford, Presentation Secondary School, Kilkenny, Liffey Celtics

Laoise Walsh, St. Paul’s, Oughterard, Corrib

Lauryn Homan, St Vincent's, Cork, Brunell

Lisa Blaney, Jesus & Mary Salerno, Salthill, Maree

Robyn Malone, Manor House, Raheny, Killester

Sabhbh Edwards Murphy, Kilrush Community School, Limerick Celtics

Shauna Dooley, Scoil Chriost Ri Portlaoise, Portlaoise Panthers

Shauna Russell, N.A.B.A, Malahide

Sinead Boyle, Manor House, Raheny, Killester

Síofra O’Shea, Coláiste na Sceilge, Cahersiveen Basketball Club

Vicky Young, Malahide Community School, Malahide

Erin Maguire, Ulidia Integrated College, Carrickfergus, Ulster Elks




Ireland Under 15 Women's Team Management:
Head Coach: Karl Kilbride

Asst. Coach: Anne Marie Whelan

2nd Asst. Coach: Brian Thiesen

Team Manager: Laura Corry

Strength & Conditioning: Ryan Warwick, Danny Warwick, Ciara Fogarty

Physio: Amy Russell

Nutritionist: Caroline Martin

Sports Psychologist: Colm Murphy


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