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GAA

DCU reach O’Connor Cup semi but fall to old rival in UL

March 22, 2017

University of Limerick 1-15 DCU Dóchas Éireann 2-08 O’Connor Cup semi-final Senior ladies’ Gaelic football, at the college level, has been dominated by the University of Limerick for much of this decade. When they were

DCU's Leha Caffrey sizes up a tackle in Drumcondra. Credit: Darragh Culhane
GAA

DCU ladies dominate Pats to reach O’Connor Cup semi-final

March 8, 2017

DCU Dóchas Éireann 0-16 St. Patrick’s College 1-04 O’Connor Cup quarter-final The DCU Senior ladies’ Gaelic football team has qualified for O’Connor Cup weekend after a strong display saw them overcome local rivals St. Patrick’s

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Football

DCU claim All-Ireland fresher glory in both codes

March 8, 2017

Dublin City University’s freshers teams in both Gaelic football and hurling tasted All-Ireland glory this past week. On Thursday, March 2nd, Eoin Roche’s hurlers lifted the John Corcoran Cup for the first time in the

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Football

DCU suffer unexpected Sigerson exit against St. Mary’s

February 22, 2017

DCU Dóchas Éireann 2-13 St. Mary’s 2-14 AET Sigerson Cup quarter-final Despite Enda Smith’s two second half goals for DCU, St. Mary’s fought back to force extra time, eventually winning by the narrowest of margins

DCU line up before their decisive Fitzgibbon Cup game against Trinity College. Credit: Inpho
GAA

Lacklustre DCU progress to Fitzgibbon quarter-final

February 8, 2017

Trinity College 1-14 Dublin City University 0-19 Fitzgibbon Cup first round Tuesday, February 7th in Santry was a night of firsts for the Fitzgibbon men of DCU. It was the first time they ever won

DCU suffered a three-point defeat in their opening Fitzgibbon Cup game. Credit: Darragh Culhane
GAA

LIT smash and grab to down unlucky DCU.

February 8, 2017

Dublin City University 0-15 Limerick Institute of Technology 2-12 Fitzgibbon Cup first round Two second half goals from Galway senior Paul Killeen were enough to fire Limerick IT to victory in this hard fought Fitzgibbon

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GAA

Inexperienced Dublin overcome DCU in O’Byrne Cup

January 8, 2017

Dublin 1-15 DCU 0-11 O’Byrne Cup Round One Dublin opened 2017 with a win at Parnell Park against a significantly weakened DCU side on Sunday, January 8th in an intriguing contest that saw Dublin’s full

Nick Weir's side excelled under the lights in St. Clare's. Credit: Andrew Byrne
Hurling

Pat’s flummoxed by DCU blitz

October 26, 2016

Dublin City University 4-19 St. Patrick’s College 0-11 Senior Hurling League Division One A dazzling display from DCU on Wednesday night, October 19th under the lights of St. Clare’s saw them power past the challenge

DCU's six goals proved too much for hosts St. Pat's. Credit: Darragh Culhane
GAA

Pat’s fail to match DCU’S six goals in Drumcondra

October 26, 2016

St Patrick’s College 1-08 Dublin City University 6-14 O’Rourke Cup Captain Siobhán Woods scored a hat-trick in Dublin City Unversity’s win over its nearest neighbours St Patrick’s College in their O’Rourke Cup match on Wednesday,

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Football

20 DCU students and alumni feature in All-Ireland replay

October 12, 2016

Dublin defeated Mayo in a thrilling All-Ireland Senior Football final replay at Croke Park last Saturday that featured 20 graduates and current students from Dublin City University. Jim Gavin’s Dublin retained Sam Maguire with a

8 January 2006; Stephen Cluxton, DCU. O'Byrne Cup, First Round, Meath v DCU, Pairc Tailteann, Navan, Co. Meath. Picture credit: Ray McManus / SPORTSFILE
Football

DCU well represented with eight graduates in All-Star nominations

October 7, 2016

Eight former DCU students have received nominations for the 2016 All-Star Gaelic football awards with recent All-Ireland finalists Dublin and Mayo receiving 11 nominations each. Dublin’s past students Stephen Cluxton, Jonny Cooper, John Small, Ciarán

21 February 2015; DCU manager Niall Moyna. Independent.ie Sigerson Cup Final, UCC v DCU. The Mardyke, Cork. Picture credit: Diarmuid Greene / SPORTSFILE
Athletics

Sport in brief

September 28, 2016

Moyna returns DCU Gaelic football manager Niall Moyna has decided to stay on with the 2015 Sigerson Cup winners having initially decided to call it a day, just hours after their after defeat in the

19 February 2016; Enda Smith, Dublin City University. University of Ulster Jordanstown v Dublin City University - Independent.ie HE GAA Sigerson Cup Semi-Final. UUJ, Jordanstown, Co. Antrim.  Picture credit: Oliver McVeigh / SPORTSFILE
Football

Smith believes there’s more to come from Roscommon

April 20, 2016

In 2014 Roscommon were playing in Division Three of the National Football League. This year, they secured a top three finish in Division One, beating Kerry and Cork along the way. DCU student Enda Smith