2018 World University Championships


WUC Schedule
Please follow this link to view the schedule of World University Championships

Student Registration
Students who have been selected on the NGB long list are requested to submit the following documentation to the SSI office:

Please note that:

  • Unsigned and unstamped documentation will not be accepted
  • Passports must be valid up to the 1st February 2019; passports that expire before this date cannot be accepted and the student will be required to apply for a new passport before her nomination can be considered by SSI.

Student Selection Criteria.
Selection criteria will be posted here as they are agreed between SSI and the relevant NGB.

 Sport  Deadline Date
Modern Pentathlon  04 June 2018
Orienteering  04 June 2018
Cycling  30 June 2018
Boxing  01 August 2018


Appointments to Date.

Team appointments will be posted here as they are confirmed.

 Sport  Title  Name Organisation
 Modern Pentathlon  Team Manager  Anne Healy  Pentathlon Ireland
 Orienteering  Team Manager  Dr. Mike Long  Irish Orienteering Association
 Cycling  Team Manager  Tim Barry  Cycling Ireland
 Boxing  Team Manager  Paul Geoghegan  IABA
 Team Coach  Paddy Gallagher  IABA
 Team Coach  Derek Ahern  IABA

Competing Students

Sport Name University/College
Modern Pentathlon Eilidh Prise  Univeristy of Bath
Michael Healy  University College Dublin
Orienteering Róisín Long  University College Dublin
Niamh Corbett  University College Dublin
Aoife McCavana  University College Dublin
Paul Pruzina  University of Cambridge
Cycling Craig Rea Queen’s Univeristy Belfast
Darragh O’Mahony University of Limerick
Jamie Blanchfield Waterford IT
Mark O’Callaghan University of Limerick
Ryan Reilly Ulster University
Boxing Terry McEntee Dublin City University
Seán Purcell Waterford IT
Matthew McCole Letterkenny IT
Rickey Nesbitt Dundalk IT




 Sport  Name Competition  Result
 Modern Pentathlon Eilidh Prise Women’s Final 6th
Michael Healy Men’s Final 14th
Eilidh Prise/Michael Healy Mixed Relay 4th
 Orienteering  Paul Pruzina, Niamh Corbett, Aoife McCavana, Róisín Long Mixed Relay 20th
Paul Pruzina Men’s Middle Distance 77th
Niamh Corbett Women’s Middle Distance DNF
Aoife McCavana Women’s Middle Distance 61st
Róisín Long Women’s Middle Distance 62nd
Paul Pruzina Men’s Sprint 60th
Niamh Corbett Women’s Sprint 38th
Aoife McCavana Women’s Sprint DQ
Róisín Long Women’s Sprint 71st
Paul Pruzina Men’s Long Distance 46th
Niamh Corbett Women’s Long Distance 36th
Aoife McCavana Women’s Long Distance 52nd
Róisín Long Women’s Long Distance 56th
 Cycling Darragh O’Mahony Men’s Road Race 8th
Ryan Reilly Men’s Road Race 22nd
Craig Rea Men’s Road Race 24th
Mark O’Callaghan Men’s Road Race DNF
Jamie Blanchfield Men’s Road Race DNF
 Boxing Seán Purcell 56kg Beaten Q-Finalist
Matthew McCole 64kg Beaten Q-Finalist
Terry McEntee 60kg Beaten Q-Finalist
Rickey Nesbitt 52kg Beaten Semi-Finalist (Bronze Medal)