Junior Home Internationals 2019

Junior team 2017


Following the final selection race at Fair Mountain, Wicklow , we are delighted to announce the Junior Home International team selection.

M14 M16 M18
Oscar Rowe Cuan Riordan Peter Reed
Daire O’Brien Daniel Earnshaw Darragh Hoare
Joshua Hoare Liam Cotter Andrew Elwood
Oliver O’Kane Eoghan Whelan Aidan Mc Cullough


W14 W16 W18
Clodagh O’Donnell Meadow Mc Cauley Aoife O’Sullivan
Sinead Young Sinead Kearns Cliodhna Donaghy
Emily Rowe TBC Jordan Pim
Zane Kramina TBC Rachel Collins

Many thanks to the selectors Darren Burke, Ruth Lynam , Stephanie Pruzina and Mike Long.

The JHI 2019 which will take place in Northern Ireland between 11 and 13 October.

Congratulations to all involved.

Supporters races.

For anyone wishing to travel and support the team, Lagan Valley orienteers are hosting the Northern Ireland Championships on the 12th October, entries are now open on Fabian 4! There are sure to be the usual top quality courses! More information can be found here.

The following day there is a club score event to be held in Donard Forest at approx. 13.30 hours after the completion
of the Ward Junior Home International Relays.



Team Ireland Orienteering -WOC2019

Team Ireland are currently in pre training before they make their way to the competition area of Ostfold in Norway for the World Orienteering Championships in Long and Middle distance. This is the fourth time Norway has hosted the World Championships, with this wealth of experience and the stunning forests of the Sarpsborg area top quality orienteering is in store for our athletes and the accompanying Irish contingent.

The Races can be watched live by subscription of €10. You can find the link to buy the subscription here. Pleae note you must download a player to view the reaces, so it’s best done in advance.

Wishing the team the best of luck and great runs in Norway.

You can find out more about the Team through the links below.

Conor Short                  Niamh Corbett                Ruaírí Short









Aoife McCavana          Roísin Long                 Nick Simonin

WOC 2019 Preview


The 2019 World Orienteering Championships take place next week in Norway.

There are Middle, Long & Relay medals to be won.

2019 sees the reintroduction of a qualification race for the Middle Distance.



Tuesday 13th August – Middle Qualification (9am)

Wednesday 14th August – Long Final (9am first start for men, 12.30pm first start for women)

Friday 16th August – Middle Final (12.30pm first start for women, 2.45pm first start for men)

Saturday 17th August – Relays (3.20pm women start, 5.30pm men start)


The Irish team is as follows along with the events they are running:

Aoife McCavana (Middle & Relay)

Roisin Long (Middle & Relay)

Niamh Corbett (Middle, Long & Relay)

Conor Short (Middle & Relay)

Nicolas Simonin (Middle & Relay)

Ruairi Short (Middle, Long & Relay)


The team leader for WOC is Ruth Lynam and Colm Moran is the reserve for the Men’s team.

Keep an eye on the Squad’s Facebook page for updates and for posts on


Best of luck to the team next week.


Darren Burke

Director of High Performance Orienteering


SHI 2019 Team Announcement

The following team will represent Ireland in the 2019 Senior Home Internationals, the weekend of 7th/8th September in Wales.
*updated 18/08/2019
Ciara Silby
Eadaoin McCavana
Emer Perkins
Reserve: Cliodhna Donaghy
Aidan McCullough
Darragh Hoare
Dan McDonnell
Reserve: TBC
Ruth Lynam
Aoife McCavana
Clodagh Moran
Niamh Corbett
Regina Kelly
Toni O’Donovan
Conall Whelan
Conor Short
Marcus Pinker
Josh O’Sullivan Hourihan
Kevin O’Boyle
Ruairi Short
Reserve: TBC
Please note that reserves are non-travelling, and this is a self-funded event.
Orienteering in Ireland
Orienteering Ireland, Irish Sport HQ, Blanchardstown
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