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UCD Tennis Club Ends The Year On A High

How quickly a season goes. Writing this we are in a very different place to our previous report in November. “The Floodlight League” concluded with all of UCD’s teams securing their status within their respective divisions for next season. Onwards…

UCD Hockey Primed For European Odyssey

Hockey in UCD currently finds itself in one of those golden eras which don’t come round too often. The ladies team proved dominant in 2018, winning the University Championships, the Irish Senior Cup and the domestic EY Hockey League; throw…

Sports Spotlight: UCD Hurling Club

In my three years in UCD, the Hurling club has experienced constant growth and improvement. It seems each semester that goes by, another cohort of undergraduates or master’s students are enticed by the prospect of becoming immersed in, what some…

Centurion Kirk Shimmins set to shine at Hockey World Cup

It would be difficult to argue with the supposition that hockey in Ireland has never had it so good. After the ladies’ phenomenal achievement in reaching the World Cup final during the summer, the men’s Hockey World Cup tips off…

Massive Disparity in Distribution of Club Grants

Documents seen by the College Tribune have highlighted the disparity in funding across sports clubs in UCD, with the top 10 clubs in UCD receiving more than 60% of the funding last year. Clubs which are funded in through a…

Leahy looks back at UCD AFC’s mixed season

Jonny Baxter speaks to the Students’ captain Mick Leahy at the end of a long year As UCD students approach the half way point of the semester, their representatives on the football pitch have come to the end of their…

Job almost Dunne

Improbable recent results in Group B of the Euro 2012 qualifiers have determined that, health should the Republic of Ireland win their final two games, they will be guaranteed at least a play-off place. A hard-fought 0-0 draw in Moscow,…