WUG15 Updates

Gold for Barr, Silver for Doyle at WUGs

Gold for Barr, Silver for Doyle at WUGs

What an absolutely brilliant Day 7 for Team Ireland at the World University Games: Thomas Barr (UL) took gold in the 400m hurdles in a time of 48.78 Fiona Doyle (Calgary) took... more

Everard and Barr Reach Finals.

Everard and Barr Reach Finals.

Today at the World University Games (Day 6, 9th July): On the track both Ciara Everard (UCD) and Thomas Barr (UL) qualified for tomorrow morning’s 800m and 400mH finals respectively The Men’s... more

A Good Day on the Track.

A Good Day on the Track.

  It was a good day on the track with Ciara Everard (UCD) and Thomas Barr (UL) progressing to the semi-finals of the 800m and the 400mH respectively while John Travers (AIT)... more

Men's Football Progress to Quarter-Finals

Men’s Football Progress to Quarter-Finals

At the World University Games today Day 4, (Tuesday 7th) the Men’s Football Team beat Russia 2-1 to top group D with seven points from nine and progress to the... more

Doyle Wins Bronze

Doyle Wins Bronze

Team Ireland HQ is buzzing this afternoon following Fiona Doyle’s stunning swim this afternoon that secured her a bronze medal in the 100m Breaststroke and a new national record. Placed 6th... more

Fiona Doyle Rio  Bound!

Fiona Doyle Rio Bound!

Limerick and Calgary University student Fiona Doyle achieved a life time’s ambition at the World University Games by qualifying for the 2016 Olympic Games. Swimming in the second semi-final of... more

Good Day for Irish Swim Team.

Good Day for Irish Swim Team.

The 28th World University Games competition started officially today with Team Ireland’s student archers, footballers and swimmers all in competition. It was a good day in the pool for the Irish... more

World University Games 2015 Team Announcement

World University Games 2015 Team Announcement

Over 9,000 athletes will come together in Gwangju, South Korea for the 28th World University Games, 3-14 July 2015, to compete in some 300 medal events, across 21 sports and... more