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Women’s Rugby: The Growing Game’s Fight for Space in Ireland

Jack Power The Irish Women’s rugby team lifted the Six Nations trophy after destroying Scotland on the final day of a thrilling tournament, yet the cameras and spotlight of the sporting world were fixated on the Irish Men’s Six Nations…

Award Winning Footballer Julia Ann Russell On Hard Work And The Plight Of The Female Athlete

Shani Stallard Julie Ann Russell of the  UCD Waves recently celebrated being named Republic of Ireland women’s player of the year at the 25th ‘Three’ FAI International Football Awards, and I managed to catch up with the winger to ask…

The Club That Has It All – UCD Caving and Potholing

Conor Nealon Word has it that Kilfenora, Co.Clare is still recovering following the DIT hosted Irish Student Caving Forum 2015. A whirlwind schedule spread over the long weekend saw the meeting of Ireland’s caving clubs, as well as some additions…

UCD AFC Suffer The Wrath Of Super Sub McHugh

UCD AFC – 2 FINN HARPS -2 04 April 2015. Andrew Cowan at the UCD Bowl. It was another disappointing night at the UCD Bowl for Collie O’Neill’s men as the students again conceded late to miss out on a…

UCD GAA: A Year in Review

The GAA ball is the highlight of the year for many of UCD’s up and coming sport stars. For many the hard winter slog is but a fast fading memory and the exams are just about out of sight, so…

UCD AFC Fall Short At Home To Athlone Town

ATHLONE TOWN  – 2 UCD AFC  –  1 Andrew Cowan at the UCD Bowl. It was another disappointing night at the UCD Bowl for UCD AFC as they suffered their third defeat in a row. Falling victim this time to…

Ciara Everard Talks Life On The Track

Following an initial missed call, it soon became clear that Ciara Everard is an extremely busy woman. True to form, the 800m specialist was in the High Performance gym as the distinct clatters and bangs of hard work set the…

The Rise Of Irish Cricket

Andrew Cowan The Irish cricket team have enjoyed yet another highly publicised campaign in the recent Cricket World Cup, bowing out following a defeat to India. Yet how is this great roar of public support translating onto a grass root…

UCD AC MEMBERS GO FROM STRENGTH TO STRENGTH

Making headlines has become the norm for Donegal native Mark English, healing and he did just that after helping his Irish team mates to a world record breaking time in the distance medley relay in New York’s Armory Invitational. The…

UCD SWIMMING TEAM MAKE A SPLASH IN SWEDEN

Shani Stallard Sports Contributor and Ad Astra Swimmer Last weekend the UCD Swimming Team’s first squad travelled to Uppsala in Sweden to compete in the first leg of the Swedish Grand Prix Series. UCD Swimming’s first squad consists of thirteen…

Seattle Seahawks Throw Away a Second Consecutive Lombardi Trophy

Seattle Seahawks                  28 New England Patriots         24 Andrew Cowan The most spectacular show on Earth, ed The Super Bowl (Super Bowl XLIX) took place in the University of Phoenix stadium in Glendale, Arizona. Watched by an estimated audience of well…

A Lesson Learned – Words of Wisdom from Brian Cody and Eamon Ryan

Conor Nealon (Sports Editor) The sporting excellence was palpable in the Fitzgerald Chamber on Monday last, sales as both the Cork’s ladies GAA manager Eamon Ryan and the top Cat Brian Cody visited Belfield to offer their two cents on…