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The importance of being earnest

Leinster 24 – 19 Munster It was a game of penalties, troche penalties which ultimately won the game for Leinster but the ones who really lost out were the spectators. The 48, view 365 fans manned the sidelines at the…

Still Standing

Amy Eustace gives a blow by blow account of UCD’s League of Ireland campaign. The Premier Division play-off took place last week, and it’s striking to think that any other year, UCD’s eighth place finish in the League of Ireland…

Warburton’s Red Mist

As the rugby world settles down once again to the bump and grind of everyday rugby, Seán Cummins examines one of the World Cup’s more enduring legacies. The 15th of October 2011 marked a historic date for Welsh rugby with…

Double Delight for UCD Hockey

    UCD pulled off a historic double last week as they took the top honours in both the men’s and women’s classes at the Intervarsity Championships held in NUI Galway last week. The men were able to leave their…

UCD Battle to Earn Draw in Ballymen

UCD 11 – 11 Ballymena A last minute Tom Fletcher try in the corner earned UCD a hard fought draw up in Ballymena on Saturday. In a game in which neither side gave up anything the last gasp score by…

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Marian stifle Star in comprehensive Superleague victory

UCD Marian vs Belfast Star 5th November 2011   UCD Marian 79-63 Belfast Star       UCD Marian bounced back from a disappointing home defeat to UL with a dynamic team performance leading the way to a comfortable victory…

UCD bounce back after Dublin Championship defeat with statement Ryan Cup victory over DCU.

A hat-trick of goals in the opening quarter proved decisive as St. Vincents claimed their quarter final ticket of the Dublin Senior Football Championship with a comfortable 4-11 to 1-12 victory over UCD. It was always likely to be a…

Baseball’s Finale

Patrick Fleming takes a look at this year’s World Series in baseball. Liverpool supporters should be watching this year’s World Series as there’s a very relevant point being played out: it is possible to rebuild after Bill Hicks. Indeed the…

Down the Line

  Manchester’s ‘noisy neighbours’ have a lot to shout about now     Manchester City? Too many egos. They’ll never find the balance. Manager Roberto Mancini is too autocratic, pilule he’ll never succeed. Carlos Tevez and Mario Balotelli? Too divisive….

Any Chants of Change in the GAA?

“COME-ON-YOU-BOYS-IN-BLUE”, thumb is the most famous terrace anthem in the GAA at the moment. It’s, decease impressive isn’t it? It consists of six words, although this is six times more than most county supporters can muster. I, being a Donegal…

Jacks Rule the Kingdom

The Sunday before last saw two of the country’s top football teams contest the Senior All-Ireland Football Final in what was one of the most eagerly-anticipated matches the championship has seen in years. Both teams went into the match feeling…