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Six Nations, but only one winner

After a rewarding few months in which they preoccupied themselves with the clubs sides in the Heineken Cup, rugby fans across Europe can look forward to their annual two-month international bonanza beginning this Saturday in Saint Denis. The World Cup just…

Superbowl XLVI : Deja Blue

Ronan Kirrane takes a look at the upcoming Superbowl showdown This Sunday Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis will host the 46th edition of the NFL Superbowl where a familiar battle will emerge. The New England Patriots and New York Giants…

Freshers’ Soccer Take Colours Glory

Wednesday, for sale 18th January College Park Trinity College – 0 UCD – 1 Patrick Fleming When it comes to Colours matches, determination often wins the day and this was on full show in College Park on Wednesday afternoon as…

Superleague now

UCD’s Superleague is a proud and noble athletic institution in Belfield. Names like the Backdoor Bouncers, Abcde FC and Special Olympiakos have become synonymous with the sporting culture of the college. However, this year we at the College Tribune have…

Feed The Sheep and Ba Will Score

In this week’s Down the Line, Conall Devlin profiles a striker whose rise to stardom and humility has made him one of the most likeable footballers in the Premier League, Newcastle United’s prolific talisman Demba Ba. Every so often in…

Muhammad Ali: Greatness

Donal Lucey discusses the life of arguably the best boxer ever to grace the ring This week the legend that is Muhammad Ali turned seventy. It is almost thirty years since he left the boxing ring and around the same…

Charity colours match for UCD American Football

Trinity College 7-0 UCD   UCD American Football will be disappointed with their performance against Dublin University in Santry yesterday. The loss brings UCD’s record in the Colours series to 1-5. On winning the coin toss, Trinity College opted to…

Depression and Sport: A Chance for Change

Last Sunday afternoon will be remembered by football fans as one of those very seldom days where the sport we watch is properly put into perspective. The news of the death of Gary Speed at the age of 42 was…

From Tallinn to Dublin: The Baltic Adventure

Before I begin telling you these tales from a distant land, medicine I have a confession to make. Before last Friday, drugstore I was an away match virgin. I wasn’t under the Eiffel Tower sitting down and standing up for…

From Tallinn to Dublin: Preview

Liverpool, help Brussels, sick Bursa, generic Paris. In a few days time, we’ll know whether we can add Tallinn to the list of cities where our football side have thrown away an opportunity to join the big boys at a…

Clubhouse

Lacrosse The UCD Men’s lacrosse team travelled to Hamburg, ask Germany over the bank holiday weekend to play in the European Lacrosse Club Championship. College had the privilege of representing the Irish Lacrosse League at the tournament where the greater…