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Impressive Coghlan eases to cross country title

March 30, 2012

By Ronan Duggan The DCU men’s team returned to the summit of inter varsity athletics when comfortably claiming gold at the recent cross country championships at Waterford IT. Once again, DCU’s men’s team toed the

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Second half showing proves costly

March 30, 2012

By Eoghan Cormican The camogie side’s bid to add the league crown to the recently captured Purcell Cup ended in bitter disappointment when they were outgunned by a stronger and more skilful UL side at

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DCU Force go out on their shield

March 30, 2012

IT Carlow 25 DCU Force 17 Tom Rooney At IT Carlow There are no amount of adjectives, regardless how complimentary, that numb the pain of defeat but the Force took bravery and intensity to new

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Sitting proudly at Camogie’s top table

March 13, 2012

Recently crowned Purcell Cup champions, DCU’s camogie side will look to achieve the double in tonight’s League final. Emma Brennan and Laura Twomey speak to Brenda White about a remarkable year for the college’s stickwomen.

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Success in Galway caps remarkable week

March 13, 2012

By Eoghan Cormican You have to admire the newly crowned Sigerson champions. Our hearts can go out to a NUI Maynooth side that were clearly out of their depth, but we must take our hats

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Saints fall to Killester

March 13, 2012

  DCU Saints maintain pole position in the Nivea Mens Superleague Northern Conference despite suffering a comprehensive defeat to Killester on Saturday last. The fixture represented a top of the table clash and though Killester

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Force take on IT Carlow In double header

March 13, 2012

  By Tom Rooney   The DCU Force senior and second sides both travel to Carlow this afternoon with an identical modus operandi; scalp the heavily favored opposition and secure a place in an All

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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