DCU Soccer Development Officer Fran Butler has overseen unprecedented success at DCU. Credit: Laura Horan
Soccer

Kelly’s last minute penalty secures semi-final berth

February 8, 2017

Institute of Technology Carlow 3 Dublin City University 4 CUFL Premier Division quarter-final   Luke Kelly’s 90th minute penalty gave Dublin City University a 4-3 win over reigning champions IT Carlow on Wednesday, February 1st.

Players from all CUFL Division One teams line up with the league trophy. Credit: FAI
Soccer

FAI launches Third Level Football season in Abbotstown

September 28, 2016

The 2016/17 Third Level Football season was officially launched on Wednesday afternoon, September 21st at the FAI’s Abbotstown headquarters. The conference included representatives from all 50 participating institutions in the second year the launch has

Deputy Editor Aidan Geraghty and Deputy Sports Editor Cormac O'Shea celebrate The College View's victory.
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College View triumphs in Bill O’Herlihy Cup

April 20, 2016

The College View       10 DCUfm                         4 Bill O’Herlihy always harboured a deep-rooted desire for print journalism, confessing numerous times throughout his career a

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Freshers football team defeated in Harding Cup Final

February 24, 2016

DCU 0-1 University College Dublin AET February 7th, 2015  Usually the pinnacle of freshers football in Ireland, the occasion of this years Harding Cup Final was somewhat spoiled by torrential rain that forced a move

Wexford Youths WAFC celebrates after winning the Women's FAI Cup last November. Credit: Sportsfile
Soccer

Wexford women attempt to level the playing field

February 10, 2016

Women are constantly reaching new heights in the world of sport today, successfully competing at the highest level in their respective sports such as athletics, GAA and football. The England Ladies Football Team, Jessica Ennis

Declan Roche believes stronger ties between clubs and colleges would benefit Irish football. Pictured: DCU striker Alan O'Sullivan (centre). Credit: Sportsfile
Soccer

Roche supports link between DCU and Shelbourne

December 2, 2015

Dublin City University football manager Declan Roche spoke to The College View this week about his side’s disappointment in the Collingwood Cup last season, Alan O’Sullivan’s success on numerous fronts and his desire to see

Seán Pender in action against Athlone IT in the CUFL Premier Division North. Credit: David Clarke.
Soccer

DCU held to 1-1 draw by Athlone IT

November 18, 2015

DCU 1 Athlone IT 1 CUFL Premier Division North November 10th, 2015 A 1-1 draw at home to Athlone Institute of Technology keeps DCU’s hopes of reaching the Colleges and Universities Football League Premier Division

Shelbourne captain Carroll, seated, celebrates with her team mates. Credit: Sportsfile.
Soccer

Shelbourne skipper speaks to The College View

October 28, 2015

This past week, Shelbourne Ladies’ captain and DCU student Caolán Carroll spoke to The College View about the growth of women’s football in Ireland and abroad, the varying fortunes of Shels in the women’s game

The League of Ireland is yet to see anybody challenge Shelbourne's team from the 2000s. Credit: Sportsfile
Soccer

Conroy Report tells us nothing we don’t already know

October 14, 2015

On Wednesday, September 30th, the Football Association of Ireland (FAI) released the SSE Airtricity League Consultation Process 2015, or the Conroy Report, as it has been dubbed in media circles. The 75-page report, produced by

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The Rise of Dundalk

April 22, 2015

Champions Dundalk have gone seven months unbeaten in all competitions and poise the threat of becoming the dominant side in the League of Ireland for seasons to come.

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DCU come up just short in CUFL final

April 5, 2015

DIT won their first CUFL Premier League title after an engaging war of attrition with DCU, in which the tackles were biting, no quarter was asked or given, and chances were contained to a premium.