Edel Thornton

Edel Thornton was a stand-out performer on the basketball court as the Trinity Meteors claimed the Division 1 title to secure promotion to the Irish Super League for the 2021 season.


The former Quinnipiac University student finished the season averaging 15.7 points per-game, along with six assists, six rebounds and 5.3 steals. Her performances were a key factor in the Meteor’s dominating season and was in inspirational form.

Thornton’s consistent performances and unwavering work-ethic saw her pick up Player of the Month several times and was awarded the Player Of The Year in Division 1 at the end of the season. Thornton also picked up the NBCC College Division 1 Player of the Year for her performances with Trinity College Dublin at intervarsity level.


The Irish star will be a key member of the international squad which will compete in the 2021 FIBA Women’s European Championship for Small Countries.


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