Ulster Elks have defended the Irish Varisity title they won last year defeating Queens University Belfast in the final for the second year in a row.
This is the fourth Irish Varsities title in 5 years for the Ulster Elks. This years tournament, held in Cork, featured 8 men’s teams. The Ulster Elks finished 2nd overall behind University College Cork (UCC) after the first days pool play. Ulster finished as number 1 seed despite a 2-1 loss to Queens on the 2nd day. On the final day #1 seed Ulster defeated #4 UCD and #3 Queens defeated #2 Cork to reach the finals.
Ulster defeated Queens 3-0 in the best of 5 sets final on Saturday in the Mardyke Arena in Cork.