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BOOM HEADSHOT: Shooting Club Rises from Dormancy

Tucked away behind the Sports Centre, underneath the old boiling chambers that used to heat the Belfield campus, is a 10 metre target shooting range, home of the UCD Target Shooting Club. Since its foundation in 1989, the club has…

UCD Athletic Union Council Speaks out on COVID-19 Sports Suspension

Since 9am on March 13th, all UCD Clubs and Society activities have been suspended in an effort to slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. Sports activities have been suspended until at least April 19th, and with the rate of…

Always Leading: Lessons From Lancaster

In these heady times for Leinster Rugby, it’s easy to forget the low ebb the province found itself at this time four seasons ago. A convincing defeat in the Pro 12 final to Connacht coupled with a discouraging fourth-place finish…

Get Active with TRIBE Charity and FM104

Get Active with TRIBE Charity and FM104 Let’s face it. Being in lockdown is a little repetitive. You have squeezed every cent out of your Netflix subscription, exercise has transformed into a monotonous daily chore and dragging yourself to your…

Sports Roundup: February 11th, 2020

UCD Lacrosse  The UCD Lacrosse team have had a great week two, with lots of new faces at training! The club recently ran a Reffing and Coaching course for the Women’s team on Saturday, February 1st, to upskill people in…

American Football Kickoff Best Year Yet

UCD American Football, founded in 2009, are entering their eleventh competitive kitted season this year and their ninth year competing in the Shamrock Bowl Conference, which is the top division in the American Football Ireland league. In November of 2019,…

UCD Formula Student have Silverstone in their Sights

UCD Formula Student is a student driven team building an electric Formula-1 style car to compete in the Formula Student Electric Competition, at the iconic Silverstone Circuit in the UK. Ahead of their second year competing in the Formula Sae…

UCD Sports Update: January 2020

UCD Tennis The close of January marks the start of a busy stretch for UCD tennis. On the Men’s side, UCD will field two teams in the Dublin Winter League. Our first team finds themselves in a tough group in…

UCD Bears Off to Running Start

As much as some things change, some things simply stay the same. Such is the case when it comes to Tuesday nights in Belfield. Even in the lean and unforgiving winter months, when one might be forgiven for thinking there…

Sarries Face Uphill Battle for Redemption

Saracens are undoubtedly one of the best rugby teams in Europe, with three Champions Cup titles in the last four seasons. They possess some of the world’s best players in their respective positions, with the likes of Mako and Billy…

A Dream Too Big? Scottish Rugby’s Meandering Efforts Towards Innovation

Scotland – probably best summed up by the lyrics of one of our generation’s great poets. Like a plastic bag that has been drifting through the wind, Scotland lament how this World Cup is the one that got away. Hot…