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DCU student Olympic qualification almost a reality

March 5, 2012

For one DCU student Olympic qualification is almost a reality. Just six tenths of a second off the 400m A standard, Brian Gregan spoke to Brendan White about chasing that elusive time.   A whirlwind 12

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DCU bailed out of trouble by late goal

March 1, 2012

DCU 1-12 GMIT 0-15 by Eoghan Cormican At St. Clare’s Substitute Peter Corry came to the rescue of DCU’s freshers hurling outfit just when as outsiders GMIT had one eye on a second round date

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Ireland can complete championship checklist

February 8, 2012

Will Slattery And so it all begins again. Another four-year cycle that will lead us to another World Cup. And it all starts with this 6 Nations. The last World Cup is now the distant

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Dreams of Cup glory end in despair

February 8, 2012

Prior to Friday’s Women’s Superleague National Cup final DCU Mercy coach Mark Ingle wanted fans to expect the unexpected, but the formbook was to ring true as UL recorded a comfortable 64-27 victory at the

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Mixing it with the big boys

February 8, 2012

Eoghan Cormican DCU will have it all to do when they meet Kildare in what should be a humdinger of an O’Byrne Cup final at O’Moore Park, Portlaoise on Friday, February 17. The final was

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RTÉ and DCU join for fitness challenge

February 8, 2012

By Adam Higgins DCU and RTÉ are teaming up to help the teenagers of Ireland get fit with the First Year Fitness Challenge, a joint venture between Professor Niall Moyna of DCU’s School of Health

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Mixed fortunes for handballers

February 8, 2012

by Tom Rooney The DCU B handball team captured the B Plate title as the A team were defeated in the final of the 40×20 team intervarsity tournament at St. Joseph Centre in Wexford. The

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Deadly Mahony puts DCU to the sword

February 8, 2012

UCC 7-18 DCU 0-10 by Eoghan Cormican At the Mardyke The scoreline says it all. A tale of two teams at either end of the of the Fitzgibbon spectrum. On a bitterly cold night at

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Crunch time for GAA sides

February 8, 2012

by Tom Rooney The month of February marks a busy period for DCU’s footballers and hurlers as they enter the business end of the season. Their respective league campaigns proved a mix bag last year,

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Sheehan braced for Cork challenge

February 8, 2012

by Eoghan Cormican Having already secured a semi-final berth, DCU’s camogie side will seek the prize of top spot in Group A when they travel to face CIT in today’s crucial Purcell Cup fixture. DCU

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Freshers survive late fightback

February 8, 2012

DCU 0-9 St. Mary’s 0-8 by Eoghan Cormican At St. Clare’s Wing back Conor Daly proved an unlikely hero as the Freshers football side were pushed all the way in this fractious first round clash

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DCU bailed out of trouble by late goal

February 8, 2012

DCU 1-12 GMIT 0-15 (after extra time) by Eoghan Cormican At St. Clare’s Substitute Peter Corry came to the rescue of DCU’s freshers hurling outfit just when as outsiders GMIT had one eye on a

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UCD toppled in Intermediate league triumph

December 15, 2011

DCU 0-11 UCD 0-10 by Eamon Donoghue At Belfield DCU held out for their third All-Ireland title in a week by overcoming UCD in the Intermediate league final on Thursday last. An excellent first half

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Plum draw for DCU in O’Byrne Cup

December 15, 2011

DCU’s senior football side have received an extremely favourable draw ahead of next year’s O’Byrne Cup, which gives the North Dublin College more than a sporting chance of making the semi-finals come January 22nd. Niall

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Scintillating run clinches gold for Britton

December 15, 2011

by Eoghan Cormican Fionnuala Britton achieved glorious redemption for last year’s heartbreaking fourth place finish when claiming the gold medal at last weekend’s European Cross-Country championships in Velenje, Slovenia. Not since Catherina McKiernan’s victory in

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Freshers hold the aces in league decider

December 15, 2011

DCU 1-8 Carlow I.T 0-10  by Gavin Cawley At Newscastle DCU captured their first piece of GAA silverware with this hard fought victory over Carlow IT in what turned out to be a cracking contest

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In Pursuit of Glory

December 15, 2011

In Pursuit of Glory In anticipation of today’s Fitzgibbon and Sigerson Cup draws, The College View  Sport talks to the various GAA managers about their ambitions for the season ahead by Paul O’ Brien  Although

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Relegation woe as injury-time goal condemns hurlers

December 15, 2011

GMIT 2-6 DCU 0-11 by Eoghan Cormican At St. Loman’s A Kealan Greene goal twenty-five seconds into injury time brought the curtain down on DCU’s short lived stay in the realms of Fitzgibbon hurling. Played

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Study could signal change in training methods

December 15, 2011

by Sam Griffin   Three DCU students are taking part in a new study that has determined that small amounts of high intensity interval training (HIIT) have the same effect as much longer levels of

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DCU toppled from Road Relays Perch

November 29, 2011

Ronan Duggan   DCU’s male distance athletes were finally beaten after five years of undefeated competition at the recent road relays in Maynooth. On the men’s side the lightning-quick opening mile of Joe Warne set

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Michael Kennedy Interview

November 29, 2011

Eoghan Cormican It’s fair to say that’s it’s been a busy couple of weeks for DCU GAA director Michael Kennedy. Aside from his role here within the college, the Tyrone native was video analyst for

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Fresher’s strong finish secures final berth

November 29, 2011

DCU 0-11 UCC 0-9 Eamon Donoghue At Clonad DCU Fresher’s reached their fourth All Ireland final in two years overcoming a fancied UCC outfit in a game where Ross Munnelly’s charges were called upon to

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Our goal is to win the double – Ingle

November 29, 2011

Tom Rooney Since merging with the Mercy club in 2007, women’s basketball in DCU has gone from strength to strength and head coach Mark Ingle has been at the heart of this progression. During his