world university games

The 2017 World University Games will take place in Chinese Taipei from the 18th August-29th August.

Team Ireland will be represented in Mens and Womens Football. On May 11th, the group stage draw was made in the host city. The Mens team were drawn into Pool A with the hosts Chinese Taipei, France and Mexico. The Womens team were drawn into Pool B with Canada and Mexico.

For information on the tournament itself, visit the tournament website here

MENS

Coaching Staff
Head CoachGreg YelvertonUniversity College Cork Greg
Assistant CoachLuke HardyIT Carlow Luke
Goalkeeper CoachDavid BourkeMaynooth University David Bourke
Equipment OfficerPaul WalshGriffith College Paul
PhysiotherapistJohnny Loughrey  Johnny

 

Ireland v France
New Taipei City, Xinzhuang Stadium
Friday 18th August
KO: 19.30 (12:30 Irish Time)

Ireland v Mexico
New Taipei City, Xinzhuang Stadium
Monday 21st August
KO: 19.30 (12:30 Irish Time)

Taipei v Ireland
Fu Jen Catholic University Stadium
Wednesday 23rd August
KO: 19.30 (12:30 Irish Time)

Quarter Final
V Winners/Runners-up of (South Korea, South Africa, Ukraine, Argentina)
Friday 25th August
Fu Jen Catholic University Stadium (if we finish as winners) or New Taipei City Xinzhuang Stadium (if we finish as runners-up)
KO: 19.30 (12:30 Irish Time)

Squad to be announced.

WOMENS

Coaching Staff
Head CoachColin BellFAI Colin
Assistant Coach/Performance AnalystGary SeeryIT Carlow/FAI Gary Seery
Goalkeeper CoachDavid RooneyLimerick IT David Rooney
Equipment OfficerClare ConlonFAI Clare Conlon
PhysiotherapistKathryn Fahy Kathryn

 

Mexico v Ireland
Hsinchu County Second Stadium
Friday 18th August
KO: 16.00 (09.00 Irish Time)

Canada v Ireland
Fu Jen Catholic University Stadium
Sunday 20th August
KO: 16.00 (09.00 Irish Time)

Quarter Final
V Winners/Runners-up of (Japan, Brazil, Colombia)
Thursday 24th August
Chang Gung University Stadium (if we finish as Winners) or Hsinchu County Second Stadium (if we finish as Runners-Up)
KO: 19.30 (12:30 Irish Time)

Squad to be announced.

 


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