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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

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Fresher hurlers beaten by CIT in final

March 9, 2016

Fresher A hurling final Cork Institute of Technology IT 1-13 DCU 0-13 DCU were beaten in the All-Ireland Fresher Hurling final by Cork Institute of Technology in the Cork College’s sports grounds on Thursday, March

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Maynooth storm to Freshers title

March 2, 2016

Fresher C Football Championship final DCU 1-11 Maynooth University: 2-16 DCU’s fresher Gaelic football team was firmly beaten 2-16 to 1-11 in this year’s Fresher C Football Championship final at the hands of a confident

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UCD defeat DCU to end 20-year Sigerson Cup wait

February 24, 2016

UCD 0-10 DCU 2-02 February 20th 2016 University College Dublin’s strong second half performance against holders and city rivals DCU earned them their first Sigerson Cup since 1996. The game, a repeat of last month’s

Gaelic Football

DCU hold out to win Fresher A Championship

February 24, 2016

DCU 3-11 UCD 3-10 February 15th, 2016. DCU beat UCD by a single point at Croke Park in the Corn Daithi Billings Final on Monday, February 15th. DCU were eight points up with eight minutes

Gaelic Football

DCU see past IT Carlow to book semi-final weekend

February 24, 2016

IT Carlow 0-7 DCU 0-14 February 11th, 2016 DCU’s Sigerson Cup side has booked a place in this year’s semi final after a comprehensive 0-14 to 0-7 point win over the Institute of Technology Carlow.

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Moyna steps down as DCU manager

February 21, 2016

Niall Moyna has confirmed his decision to depart as manager of DCU’s senior Gaelic team, saying it is time for a new generation to prosper at the college following his 15 year reign in charge.

Hurling

DCU dumped out of Fitzgibbon Cup by WIT

February 10, 2016

Fitzgibbon Cup Group B WIT 2-21 DCU 1-12 February 4th, 2016 DCU’s hopes of advancing from their Fitzgibbon Cup group came to an end on Thursday night, February 4th, after a 12 point defeat to

Gaelic Football

Moyna relishing Carlow challenge

February 10, 2016

DCU Gaelic football manager Niall Moyna has said he is looking forward to the challenge posed by his side’s quarter final opponents Carlow IT in this year’s Sigerson Cup. Speaking after DCU’s 6-14 to 1-7

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DCU begin Sigerson defence with landslide victory

February 10, 2016

Sigerson Cup Round One DCU: 6-14 Athlone IT: 1-7 January 27th, 2016 DCU began the defence of their Sigerson Cup title with a dominant 6-14 to 1-7 victory over Athlone Institute of Technology in Round

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Dubs see off brave DCU

February 10, 2016

O’Byrne Cup Group A Dublin 1–16 DCU 1–12 January 10th, 2016. DCU’s senior Gaelic football team fell just short against reigning All-Ireland Champions Dublin at Parnell Park on Sunday, January 10th despite a spirited performance

Gaelic Football

DCU slump to Ryan Cup final defeat

December 2, 2015

DCU: 0-12 UCD: 2-18 Ryan Cup Final Wednesday November 25th, 2015. University College Dublin ran away as comfortable winners in the Ryan Cup Final as first half goals from Paul Mannion and Pádraic Harnan stunned

Gaelic Football

Moyna’s Maynooth massacre books semi-final place

November 18, 2015

DCU 7-11 Maynooth University 3-5 Ryan Cup November 12th, 2015 DCU sealed their place in the Ryan Cup semi-final after eventually asserting their dominance against Maynooth University last Thursday, November 12th. DCU were without some