Rollers team for Paris 2024 Paralympic Games announced

Basketball Australia alongside the Australian Paralympic Committee have announced the 12-player team that will head to Paris in August - September

Basketball Australia alongside the Australian Paralympic Committee are today announcing the 12-player team that will represent the Australian Rollers men’s wheelchair team at the Paris 2024 Paralympics.

Paralympic Games legend Brad Ness will lead the team as Head Coach alongside assistants Brett Stibners, Darren Allie and Luke Mitchell.



Two Australians will make history with Tristan Knowles and Shaun Norris headed for a 6th Paralympic Games, joining Richard Oliver as the only Rollers to make six appearances.

Six will make their first appearance at a Paralympic Games with Jaylen Brown Phil Evans, Eithen Leard, Thomas McHugh, Luke People and Frank Pinder making their debut.

"My mind's still blown from taking six first timers away," said Tristan Knowles. 

"The responsibility is on our shoulders to go all the way and I know we're ready for that. We haven't done it by ourselves, there's a hell of a lot of work that goes into this from our family, friends, employers, support networks. Time to go to work." 

Australian Rollers – Paris 2024 Paralympic Team
Jannik Blair Thomas McHugh
Jaylen Brown Shaun Norris
Phil Evans Tom O’Neill Thorne
Tristan Knowles Luke Pople
Bill Latham Frank Pinder
Eithen Leard Samuel White

 

Head Coach Assistant Coach Assistant Coach Assistant Coach
Brad Ness Brett Stibners Darren Allie Luke Mitchell

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