SSI Withdraws from Chengdu Games.

Following consultation with the relevant national governing bodies of sport (NGBs) and informed by the current Irish Department of Foreign Affairs Travel Advisory the Board of Student Sport Ireland (SSI) has taken the decision to withdraw from this summer’s rescheduled World University Games to be held in Chengdu, China from July 28th to August 8th. […]

Team Ireland at World University Winter Games

The 2023 FISU World University Winter Games got underway last weekend with the opening ceremony in Lake Placid, USA. Ireland has a team of five alpine skiers taking part in competition this week on Whiteface Mountain. The Irish team comprises of two sets of siblings, with sisters Elle Muphy (University of Nevada-Reno) and Kailey Murphy […]

SSI/IRFU Third Level Rugby Cup Draws

The launch and draw for the Men’s and Women’s 3rd level senior rugby cup competitions were held this afternoon at the Aviva stadium. 38 college rugby teams will participate in six cup competitions coordinated by the IRFU and Student Sport Ireland, the governing body for third level sport on the island of Ireland. Guests of […]

Irish Student Athletes to Compete at FISU Winter Games

Student Sport Ireland is pleased to announce a team of five students to compete at the 31st edition of the FISU World University Winter Games to be held in Lake Placid, United States of America, next month. The team features two sets of siblings, sisters Elle Kate and Kailey Murphy, and sister and brother Emma […]

SSI/IRFU League Titles for University of Limerick and S.E.T.U. Carlow

The Student Sport Ireland / Irish Rugby Football Union Women’s Rugby Leagues were completed recently with University of Limerick winning the Division 1 title, while South East Technological University Carlow capturing the Division 2 title. University of Limerick gained revenge for losing out in the 2021-22 final against University College Dublin when the Limerick side […]

Trinity College Dublin take home Men’s Volleyball League Trophy

On Wednesday 23 November, Trinity College Dublin won the Student Sport Ireland/Volleyball Ireland Men’s league title following victory against University of Galway in the final at Maynooth University. In the opening semi-final of the day, it was a Dublin derby where Trinity College Dublin met Dublin City University in a competitive match. The men from […]

University of Galway capture Women’s Volleyball League Title

University of Galway collected the Student Sport Ireland/Volleyball Ireland Women’s league title on Tuesday 22 November as they overcame 2021-22 champions Trinity College Dublin in a fantastic final in Maynooth University. Four teams from across the country travelled to Maynooth University for Women’s finals day with the action getting underway as University of Galway met […]

2022-23 Women’s Student Coaching Academy Introduction Workshop

The 2022-23 Women’s Student Coaching Academy kicked off on Thursday 13 October with an introduction workshop at the GAA National Games Development Centre in Dublin. In its second year, the WSCA will provide 35 female student coaches from across the island of Ireland with a support system to enable them to develop and reach their […]

One gold and three bronze medals at FISU University World Cup Combat Sports

Patryk Adamus (National College of Ireland) returns from the FISU University World Cup Combat Sports with a gold medal following a superb performance. Adamus stopped his opponent in the second round to become the first Irish boxer to win a gold medal at world third level competition. There was further success in Samsun, Turkey as […]

Brian Mullins RIP

It is with profound sadness that we learnt this evening of the passing of our great friend and colleague Brian Mullins. A senior member of Student Sport Ireland and its predecessor CUSAI, Brian for over two decades was a passionate advocate for student sport and physical activity. A co-founder of the organisation in 2005, Brian […]