7 UCD students included in Irish squads for World University Games

12 Jul 2017

UCD will be well represented at the upcoming World University Games in Taiwan after 7 students were selected as part of the Irish Men's and Women's soccer squads.

Team Ireland head coaches Greg Yelverton and Colin Bell have confirmed their 20-player squads for the 2017 Summer Universiade. The biannual tournament, which will take place between the 19th - 30th of August in Taipei, is, with the exception of the Olympics, the largest multi-sport event in the world.

Included in the Men's squad are UCD alumni Daire O'Connor and Jay McClelland whilst the Women's squad contain UCD's Dearbhaile Beirne, Chloe Mustaki, Claire Walsh, Orlagh Nolan and Jetta Bertillon. 

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Massive congratulations and best of luck to everyone selected.

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