Originating from Newcastle in New South Wales, Ireland moved to Queensland when he was 13 years old and began training under David Heyden at the University of Queensland. Named as the 2016 Australia Day Junior Athlete of the Year, Ireland’s selection on the Dolphins swim team comes off the back of solid performances at the 2019 Hancock Prospecting Australian Swimming Championships. At this qualification meet in Adelaide he took home a bronze medal in the Men’s 200m Freestyle Multi-Class. There’s no doubt Ireland will be hoping to put his best foot forward in London when he competes for the first time on the international stage at the World Para Swimming Championships.Read More
World Para Swimming Championships
London, England 2019
- Placed 8th in the Men’s 200m Freestyle (S14)
2019 Hancock Prospecting Australian Swimming Championships
- Won bronze in Men’s 200m Freestyle Multi-Class
- Finished 4th in Men’s 200m Individual Medley Multi-Class
- Finished 6th in Men’s 100m Freestyle Multi-Class
- Finished 9th in Men’s 50m Freestyle Multi-Class
- Finished 9th in Men’s 100m Butterfly Multi-Class
- Finished 10th in Men’s 100m Backstroke Multi-Class
2018 Commonwealth Games Trials
- Finished 2nd in the Men’s 200m Freestyle Para Sport (S14)
2019 World Para Series Melbourne
- Won bronze in the Men’s 200m Freestyle Multi-Class
Get to know Jack
- What's your favourite swimming memory?
- What are your hobbies away from swimming?
- What is something interesting about yourself that people don't know?
My first team announcement.
Movies, the beach and football.
I've got a brother and sister.