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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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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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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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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

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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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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

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

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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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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

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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

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

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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

Gaelic Football

Moynagh appreciates, but doesn’t aim for individual awards

April 6, 2016

DCU Gaelic footballers Philip O’Donnell, Conor Moynagh, Colm Begley, Kevin Feely and Shane Carey have been named to the 2016 Sigerson Cup All-Star Team. DCU’s tally is second only to the seven University College Dublin

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A story of sectarian GAA coverage in Northern Ireland

April 6, 2016

Sport is a competitive battle of endurance and desire for victory. Individual battles add up to make a war, and a war curtails an underlying conflict of political, economic or religious tension. Sport combines athleticism

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DCU fall to UL in O’Connor Cup semi

March 23, 2016

DCU 1-8 UL 3-4 O’Connor Cup semi-final DCU’s senior ladies Gaelic football team was defeated in the O’Connor Cup semi-final by the University of Limerick (UL) in Tralee on Saturday, March 11th. The Glasnevin side