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DCU crowned IUAA champions in Athlone IT

April 17, 2019

The DCU Athletics team retained all the overall team titles at the 2019 Irish Universities Athletics Association Outdoor Track & Field championships hosted by Athlone IT on April 5th.

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DCU Athletics dominate indoors in Athlone

February 20, 2019

DCU Athletics again won the men and women’s team titles at the Irish Indoor Track and Field Championships, for the thirteenth and twelfth times respectively.

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DCU Athletics dominate awards

December 12, 2018

Elizabeth Morland and Matthew Behan were named the IUAA Women’s and Men’s University Athletes of the Year.

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Athletics on the winning road in Maynooth

November 28, 2018

DCU retained the Overall Universities title for the 15th time, underlining the dominance they have had since Director for Athletics Enda Fitzpatrick took charge in 2005.

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DCU Athletics dominate IUAA indoors

February 21, 2018

DCU had a very successful run in the IUAA indoor varsities in Athlone IT on February 9th, winning golds in both male and female categories.

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DCU Athletics Club regain road relay honours

November 29, 2017

DCU Athletics Club reclaimed the title at the Irish Universities Athletics Association’s road relay championships last weekend. The Intervarsity road relay race took place in Maynooth on Saturday the 18th of November with eleven colleges

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Impressive summer sets the benchmark for DCU Athletics

October 25, 2017

Over the course of the summer, DCU Athletics left their mark down numerous avenues. Remarkable achievements across a series of tournaments, including the European Junior Championships, have provided a benchmark for the Athletics team to

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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

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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

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Behan’s eyes set firmly on Tokyo

February 8, 2017

When twelve-year-old Matthew Behan wandered down to his local athletics club for the first time, he probably did not expect it to alter his life so significantly. Still only 19, Behan’s rapid rise to prominence

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Record breaker: Ireland’s Greta Streimikyte

October 26, 2016

On Thursday, September 8th Greta Streimikyte sent shockwaves throughout Ireland when she set a new personal best and national record for the 1,500m long-distance sprint at the event final in this year’s Paralympic Games in

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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

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McCarthy wins gold in Sligo

March 23, 2016

DCU’s David McCarthy won the University Intervarsity Men’s Cross-Country race in Sligo on Saturday, March 5th as DCU were the overall winners of the competition for the third year in a row. McCarthy won the

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Murray and DCU win gold in Athlone

February 24, 2016

DCU won the overall competition at the Irish University Indoor Track and Field Championships on Friday, February 12th in Athlone.

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DCU Road Runners storm to victory

December 2, 2015

This year’s Road Relay Championships were like no other, with a stellar line up and beautiful weather, the Irish Universities Athletics Association Championships were ready for a show, and DCU were ready to perform.