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

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

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)
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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

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.
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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

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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

King training for Team Ireland. Credit: Irish Examiner
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Multi-talented King focused on his hammer

November 30, 2016

Adam King remembers a summer Saturday about five years ago when he was lying on his couch icing a leg injury he received in a Gaelic football match earlier that day. The injury meant the

DCU student Adam Shelly (second from left).
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World champion Shelley is seeking further glory

November 16, 2016

Attention, students of DCU. There is a world champion among us. Adam Shelley, the 70kg (11 stone) Taekwon-Do champion of the world. However, you may not think it at first glance. I meet Shelley in

1 May 2015; Alex Lebed, NCSA, on his way to winning the A final of the men's 400m individual medley event, during the 2015 Irish Open Swimming Championships at the National Aquatic Centre, Abbotstown, Dublin. Picture credit: Paul Mohan / SPORTSFILE
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35 hours in the gym the key to Griffin’s success

October 12, 2016

For most college students, a lot of time is spent trying to find our purpose in life. We spend much time worrying over whether we are taking the right career path and fretting over what

Aoife Costello (DCU Equestrian Club) meets Night of Thunder. Credit: Inpho
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Irish Champions Weekend announces free entry for students

May 9, 2016

LEOPARDSTOWN and the Curragh announced on Friday, May 4th that students will be given free entry to the Longines Irish Champions Weekend on both racecourses, which will take place on September 10th and 11th. The announcement

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Irish karate star Aaron McLoughlin speaks to The College View

December 2, 2015

Irish martial artists often perform above and beyond the support they receive; Take Josie Murray, the soft spoken Letterkenny publican (and 7-Time world Jiu Jitsu Champion). Or perhaps the more obvious choice, Conor McGregor, the

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Johnson inspires second half Saints comeback

December 2, 2015

DCU Saints 73 UCD Marian 70 Basketball Ireland Men’s Premier League Saturday November 21st, 2015. DCU Saints came from 12 points down to win their first game of the season in a valiant second half

2014 European Women’s Boxing Championships Semi-Finals
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Grace gunning her way to the top

December 10, 2014

Irish boxer Clare Grace talks to The College View about her World Championships, Katie Taylor and equality in sport