Irish Students continue WUG adventure…11/07/2019

Our Women’s University side went down to a crushing five nil defeat by North Korea in the semi-final of the 2019 World University Games in Naples this Wednesday afternoon.

Our opponents had reached this semi-final stage with emphatic victories over Canada (4-1), South Africa (8-0) and Italy (4-1) and are joint favourites to win the Tournament.

Ireland will now contest the 3rd/4th place Bronze Medal match on Friday afternoon with Russia.

Our men went down to a two one defeat by Ukraine in the semi-final play-off for the 5th/8th positions this Thursday afternoon and will now face France in the play-off for 7th/8th positions at 5pm on Saturday afternoon.