Luke Thompson leads Templeogue Azzurri to U20 Men’s Cup

The final game of the 2013 National Cup Weekend started off slow, with neither team able to get into any sort of offensive rhythm early on. However, it soon picked up with both team’s captains leading the attack. Templeogue’s Luke Thompson led all scorers with 26-points while Ciaran Roe, captain of the Killester side, who took the game into his own hands in the third quarter, finished with 20-points. Killester’s Mikey Deegan supported Roe’s quest for National Cup glory with 9-points while Beolach Morrison tallied 12-points for Templeogue.

Luke Thompson featured in an earlier TCC post… check out the story and highlight tape here!

Luke Thompson (MVP) and Ken Clarke (CSC/Killester Basketball Club)

Luke Thompson (MVP) and Ken Clarke (CSC/Killester Basketball Club)

Templeogue Azzurri - U20 Men's National Cup Champions 2013

Templeogue Azzurri – U20 Men’s National Cup Champions 2013



Tony McGaharan

Co-founder of The Courtside Collective, Tony has been a player, scorekeeper, referee, coach and MC. A true fan of the game! In 2009, he coached women's basketball in Sweden for a season with the Umeå Comets ("Udominate"). He then returned home and worked with PeacePlayers International, which uses the game of basketball to bring young people together from divided communities. Tony has since joined Google and has worked in Dublin, Singapore, and now London. He is now working to create a new basketball league to provide a better basketball experience for ballers in central London and with the added goal of engaging young people in the sport.

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