Noel Mitchell represented Ireland at the World Amateur Championship. This year it took place in Japan again, and Noel put in a sprint finish to end on 4 wins out of 8, which earned him 36th place.
Finally, the Online Interprovincials rattles along. Connaught are now on 2 wins, and will face last placed Munster in the final round. Allegations that one player was using Super Mario Kart for assistance during the game were investigated, but proved mostly unfounded.