2016 World University Championships

Ireland's Robin Dawson (centre) after winning the 2016 World University Golf Championships in Brive, France.

Ireland’s Robin Dawson (centre) after winning the 2016 World University Golf Championships in Brive, France.

WUC Results: The full list of results from the World University Championships are available here: World University Championships 2016 Team Ireland Results

Selected Students

Sport Student Name College
Boxing Ceire Smith Dublin City University
Cristina Desmond Limerick IT
Conor Wallace Ulster University
Gary McKenna Ulster University
Kenneth Okungbowa Athlone IT
Victoria Dixon Ulster University
Equestrian Ian Cassells University College Dublin
Kelleyann Hutchinson Maynooth University
Victoria Dixon Ulster University
Golf Rachel Taylor Trinity College Dublin
Shannon Burke Maynooth University
Sinéad Sexton University of Stirling
Cathal Butler Maynooth University
Eugene Smith Maynooth University
Robin Dawson Maynooth University
 Orienteering  Conor Short University of Edinburgh
Colm Moran University College Dublin
Eoin McCullough Trinity College Dublin
Niamh Corbett University College Dublin
Aoife McCavana University College Dublin
 Rowing Philip Doyle Queens University Belfast
Tiernan Oliver Queens University Belfast
Christopher Beck Queens University Belfast
Andrew Goff University College Dublin
David Synnott University College Cork
Jacob McCarthy University College Cork
Siofra Bennett University College Dublin
Eimear Lambe University College Dublin
Aileen Crowley University College Dublin
Aoife Feeley University College Cork
Monika Dukarska Institute of Technology Tralee
Selma Bouanane University College Cork
Olivia Blundell Queens University Belfast
 Shooting Sport Rory Hamilton Ulster University

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Team Officials Appointments

Sport Role Name Nominated By
Equestrian Team Manager Kim McGrane Horse Sport Ireland
Coach Gerard Bloomer Horse Sport Ireland
Golf Team Manager Peter English GUI/ILGU
Orienteering Team Manager John McCullough Irish Orienteering Association
Rowing  Team Manager Mick Desmond Rowing Ireland
Rowing  Coach Guiseppe de Vita Rowing Ireland
Rowing  Coach John Armstrong Rowing Ireland
Rowing  Coach Michael Fleming Rowing Ireland
Shooting Sport  Team Manager Derek Mackie Northern Ireland Small-bore Shooting Union
Boxing  Team Manager Paul Geoghegan Irish Amateur Third Level Boxing Association
Boxing Team Coach  TBC Irish Amateur Third Level Boxing Association

Team Official Vacancies

Student Sport Ireland, in association with the following National Governing Bodies of Sport, invite applications from suitably qualified candidates for the role of Team Manager to the teams listed below that will compete at the World University Championships this summer.

Candidates are requested:

  • To submit their application form via email to the NGB representative listed below and as stated on the relevant job description (and not to Student Sport Ireland)
  • To familarise themselves with the following document: Guidelines for SSI Team Managers and Coaches WUC


Sport Role Job Description Application Form  Submit Form to: Organisation Deadline


Selection Criteria

Sport Selection Criteria
Equestrian  WUC16 Equestrian Selection Criteria
Golf  WUC16 Golf Selection Criteria
Rowing WUC 16 Rowing Selection Criteria
Triathlon WUC16 Triathlon Selection Criteria
Boxing WUC16 Boxing Selection Criteria
Shooting Sport WUC16 Shooting Sport Selection Criteria