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Football

DCU travel to IT Letterkenny for CUFL quarter final

January 29, 2013

The DCU soccer team enter unchartered territory tomorrow when they travel to IT Letterkenny, for their first ever CUFL quarter-final. Led by the new management team of Declan Roche and his assistant John Russell, DCU

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Gaelic Football

Men’s Football Club take 13% of CLC budget

December 12, 2012

The GAA Men’s Football Club is the largest recipient of the Club Life Committee grant allocations for 2012-13, pocketing €45,908.60. Figures attained by The College View show that 13% of the CLC budget was allocated

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Sport

List of CLC grant allocation figures for 2012-13

December 12, 2012

GAA Men €45,908.60 Hurling €20,031.20 Soccer Men €18,217.90 Tennis €16,952.80 Athletics €16,768 GAA Women €16,389.20 Rugby Men €13,564.13 Gymnastics and Trampolining €13,429.05 Surf n’Sail €12,239.16 Clay Target €10,995.72 Swimming and Waterpolo €10,730 Handball €10,206 Sub

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GAA

All out in pursuit of glory

December 12, 2012

A third Sigerson title, a first ever Purcell Cup and the All-Ireland Freshers ‘B’ football championship. 2012 was certainly a fruitful year for DCU GAA, but will the next 12 months be as laden with silverware? The College

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Other Sports

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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Football

All roads point North for DCU soccer side

December 12, 2012

The DCU soccer team have been drawn against IT Letterkenny and the University of Ulster Magee in the CUFL Premier Division quarter-final and the first round of the Collingwood Cup respectively. When the draw for

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Other Sports

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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Athletics

Superb Britton retains her European title

December 12, 2012

Guts and talent, but mostly guts. Those were the overriding factors that carried Fionnuala Britton to a second successive European Cross-County title, the first ever female athlete to achieve such a feat. And given that

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Rugby

McDonald excited at prospect of future progress

December 12, 2012

Women’s rugby scholarships in DCU aren’t as well publicised as the men’s, believes Club Captain Clara McDonald. “DCU women’s rugby scholarships aren’t widely publicized. No one is really to blame for it and we just

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Football

New coaching ticket spearheading soccer renaissance

December 12, 2012

At the end of last season the DCU soccer team were reflecting on yet another disappointing College and Universities Football League campaign and an equally deflating showing in the Collingwood Cup. Fast-forward nine months, and

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Other Sports

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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Other Sports

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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Handball

Handball club enjoy mixed fortunes at intervarsity event

December 5, 2012

DCU’s C1 handball quartet emerged victorious in the ‘C’ plate decider at the recent 40×20 team’s intervarsity in Wexford. The team comprising of Conor Callaghan, Peter Brennan, Marina Kilduff and Niamh Farrell defeated UCD’s C2

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Other Sports

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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Athletics

Gregan condemns OCI policy as ‘ridiculous’

November 28, 2012

Three tenths of a second outside the Olympic A standard, 400m sprinter Brian Gregan is adamant he should have been selected to compete in London. It would be easy to forgive Brian Gregan if he

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Camogie

Gallant camogie side unlucky in league semi

November 28, 2012

Assistant Manager Seán Flynn has commended the DCU camogie team for their brave, but ultimately unsuccessful performance in their Division 1 league semi-final clash away to UL. Since being soundly beaten by UCD in their

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Rugby

Furlong happy to bail Ireland out of tighthead crisis

November 28, 2012

Apparently we have a crisis in Ireland. It is covered extensively in newspapers and debated constantly by talking heads on television. No, it is not the economic crisis. It is the tighthead crisis. The tighthead

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Gaelic Football

Munnelly rues poor start as DCU fall short

November 28, 2012

Disappointment, anguish and pain; emotions that were etched across the faces of each of the DCU players and management after the two point defeat to UCD in the Fresher ‘A’ All-Ireland league final. The Northsiders

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Rugby

De Barra concerned only with the positives

November 28, 2012

The structure of the college rugby season can seem strange to the uninitiated. It has the kind of schedule where one cancelled game can leave you twiddling your thumbs for weeks and painfully short of match

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Football

Soccer side to learn of quarter-final opponents

November 28, 2012

The DCU soccer team will know the identity of their opponents – and hosts – in the Umbro CUFL Premier Division quarter-final this afternoon. Although the draw for the knockout stages was held in FAI