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AFL recruitment camp in DCU

February 15, 2013

Drafts were held in DCU on Tuesday last for 24 young men in an attempt to recruit emerging talent to the Australian Football League. All-Ireland medal winner with Kerry and former AFL player Tadgh Kennelly,

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Achieving success on a shoe-string budget

February 6, 2013

€45,908.60 for one club, €5,532 for another. Both are the dominant forces in their respective fields, yet their funding would certainly suggest otherwise. The Men’s Football Club, Sigerson winners twice in the past three years,

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Ingle committed to returning Mercy to Superleague summit

December 12, 2012

DCU has a couple of sports where excellence is a given. The GAA and Athletics programs are nationally regarded breeding grounds that provide premium talent to the Irish sporting conveyor belt. But amidst the Sigerson

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Swimming Club making waves all on their own

December 12, 2012

Identifying the sports in DCU that are driven by scholarship programs is an effortless task – for not only do they dominate the college’s landscape, they are fortresses revered across the country. Moulded from nothing,

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Equestrian Club impress at Tetrathlon Intervarsities

December 12, 2012

Queen’s University Belfast was the venue for last month’s National Tetrathlon Intervarsities, where DCU Equestrian Club had two teams competing. The tetrathlon consists of four phases of competition: shooting, swimming, riding and running. Although many

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60 seconds with DCU Karate Club

December 9, 2012

Lorna Finnegan talks with club Chairperson Martina Brophy Describe your club in 5 words. Energetic, enjoyable, confidence-boosting, different and sociable. How did you get involved with Karate in the first place? I was interested in karate, but

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Basketball side impress in freshers tournament

November 30, 2012

The DCU ladies basketball side finished as runners-up in a freshers tournament at Carlow IT last weekend. DCU opened their account in tremendous style, recording a hugely impressive 38-19 win over NUI Maynooth. However, in

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60 seconds with DCU Rock climbing club

November 24, 2012

Lorna Finnegan talks with club chairperson Eoghan McGrath Describe your club in 5 words It’s Viagra for your forearms. . How did you get involved in rock climbing in the first place? It’s quite a

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Endangered Boxing Club fighting to survive

November 14, 2012

When many people enter a boxing club for the first time, they may expect to see a certain scene. The rhythmic sound of a speed bag being worked over, the loud slow thud of a

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60 seconds with DCU Fencing Club

October 31, 2012

Describe your club in five words. Friendly, active, encouraging, competitive and a great laugh. 2How did you get involved in Fencing? I got involved in my first year of college when I joined the club.

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Moran enjoys ‘home’ Games

October 17, 2012

The Olympics is one of the special events that can get the nation hooked on sports they previously didn’t care about. All of a sudden your postman can tell you the most effective judo flip

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Comprehensive Superleague wins for DCU sides

October 17, 2012

DCU Mercy moved into pole position in the Nivea Women’s Superleague following their second win of the season on Sunday last. Regarded by most as the greatest threat to UL’s Superleague crown, DCU Mercy barely