Kerry football star Kieran Donaghy named in Ireland basketball squad

Former Footballer of the Year Kieran Donaghy has been named on 20 man national senior men's basketball squad.

Donaghy has been in tremendous form for Garvey's Tralee Warriors in the Super League as he sat out Kerry's Allianz Football League campaign.

Eight of the 12 Men’s Super League teams are represented, with four players from both Templeogue and UCC Demons making the cut alongside players from Garvey’s Tralee Warriors, UCD Marian, Griffith Swords Thunder, Pyrobel Killester, SSE Airtricity Moycullen and Belfast Star.

Four Irish players who are currently playing basketball overseas also feature on the list.

IRELAND SQUAD: Adrian O'Sullivan (UCC Demons); Cian Sullivan (La Salle University); Ciaran O'Sullivan (UCC Demons); Ciaran Roe (Pyrobel Killester); Colin O'Reilly (UCC Demons); Conor Meany (UCD Marian); Daniel James (UCD Marian); Eoghain Kiernan (Pyrobel Killester); Issac Westbrooks (Griffith Swords Thunder); Jason Killeen (Templeogue); John Carroll (University of Hartford); Jordan Blount (University of Illinois); Keelan Cairns (Belfast Star); Kieran Donaghy (Garvey’s Tralee Warriors); Lorcan Murphy (Templeogue); Neil Randolph (Templeogue); Paul Dick (most recently Fuenlabrada, Madrid); Paul Freeman (SSE Airtricity Moycullen); Roy Downey (UCC Demons); Ryan Leonard (Garvey’s Tralee Warriors).


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