Brian Ashton nails a lay-up. Credit: Mark Carroll.
Other Sports

3v3 Tournament Triumph for DCU Basketball

April 19, 2017

Books, essays and theses, normally the main focus for students around this time of year. As we enter the final week of semester, students’ lives become consumed by examinations and stress. However on Wednesday April

DCU's Eoin Sheridan celebrates his silver medal in the shot put. Credit: Enda Fitzpatrick.
Athletics

DCU Athletics Club Continue Domination

April 19, 2017

From a strong display in Maynooth back in November to an almost perfect performance in Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) at the Irish University Athletics Association’s (IUAA) Outdoor Track and Field Championships on the 7th

The victorious DCU Women's Basketball side.  Credit: Basketball Ireland Colleges.
Other Sports

Double Success For DCU At NBCC Nationals

April 19, 2017

DCU Basketball delivered a double at the NBCC intervarsity event with both the women’s and men’s teams walking away with cup success. The women’s side became A Division champions, powering to a 69-61 win over

The victorious DCU Rugby Sevens teams. Credit: Sophie Spence
Rugby

DCU Force Take Two Titles at Rugby Sevens Festival

April 19, 2017

Last week saw a double header of success for DCU as both the Men’s and Women’s Rugby Sevens teams concluded the year with some stellar performances, and silverware, in Terenure. Both teams went into the

Moya takes to the court with mixed doubles partner Paul Reynolds at the European Junior Badminton Championships in Mulhouse, France. Credit: Mark Phelan (Badminton Europe)
Other Sports

Moya Ryan Aims For Glory At Badminton Euros

April 19, 2017

Key moments in life are more often than not decided by close margins, not least in sport but also in college. Sometimes the results may not go your way, but you can be happy with

Aaron Gallagher of The College View proudly holds the Bill O'Herlihy Cup after beating DCUfm. Credit: Sarah O'Neill.
Football

College View retain Billo Cup

April 19, 2017

The College View 14 DCUfm 12 A complete team performance from The College View saw them retain the Bill O’Herlihy Cup in a tough match against a game DCUfm side at the DCU Soccer Centre

DCU's freshers' football team receives the Harding Cup. Credit: Fran Butler
Football

Football and Karate Teams Share Clubs and Socs Honours

April 19, 2017

The Dublin City University freshers’ football team and DCU Karate Club shared Team of the Year honours at the Clubs and Societies Awards in Clontarf Castle on Thursday, April 6th. The event, which is hosted

Deputy President of DCU Daire Keogh. Credit: Micheál Ó Scannáil.
Other Sports

SDS Awards First Ever Referee Scholarships

April 19, 2017

Refereeing scholarships were granted by DCU’s Sports Development Service at last week’s sports scholarship ceremony for the first time in college history. Deputy President of DCU Daire Keogh handed out 75 scholarships, with six budding referees who

24 February 2017; Paul Boyle of Ireland in action against Cameron Woki of France during the RBS U20 Six Nations Rugby Championship match between Ireland and France at Donnybrook Stadium, in Donnybrook, Dublin. Photo by Brendan Moran/Sportsfile
Rugby

Boyle tries to balance rugby and university.

April 5, 2017

DCU student Paul Boyle has been picked in the team of the tournament for the recent Under 20 Six Nations Championship. Boyle, who was on-field captain for parts of Ireland’s campaign, was picked as the

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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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GAA

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

DCU teammates spar together in training. Credit: Laura Horan
Boxing

Carter feels Robinson is key to DCU’s hopes at IABC

March 8, 2017

15 students will compete in next weekend’s Intervarsity Amateur Boxing Championships at the National Boxing Arena. Society chairman Shane Carter believes the team has done enough work over the last number of months to secure

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GAA

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

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Athletics

Irish Pole Vaulting in need of more support

February 22, 2017

A lack of support is stunting the development of pole vaulting as a sport in Ireland, claims DCU student and athlete Brian Flynn. “Although the sport is growing in popularity the whole time, there’s simply