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Other Sports

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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Gaelic Football

Sigerson manager joins Down set-up

November 14, 2012

Sigerson football manager Niall Moyna has been drafted into the backroom team of the Down senior football set-up for the forthcoming year. Moyna, who trained DCU to a third Sigerson title earlier in the year

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Athletics

Fitzpatrick takes umbrage with ‘flawed system’

November 14, 2012

Though a handful of athletes moulded by DCU’s Athletics Academy represented Ireland at the recent Olympics, Director Enda Fitzpatrick laments those who were not afforded the chance to compete. In 2004, not one track and

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GAA

Sheedy reveals secrets of managerial success

November 14, 2012

All-Ireland winning manager Liam Sheedy revealed the secrets of a very successful career on the sideline to members of the DCU GAA club on Tuesday evening last. Sheedy entertained the notion that his 2010 All-Ireland

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Hurling

Tide slowly turning for DCU hurlers

November 14, 2012

Prior to the match against local rivals St. Pat’s, Paul O’Brien was without trepidation. The manager of DCU’s senior hurling team had, in fact, been pleased by his side’s performance at Belfield last month, despite

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Other Sports

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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Football

DCU qualify for knock-out stages – DCU 3 ITT 2

November 8, 2012

Michael Isichei’s second half winner guaranteed DCU at a least a runners-up spot in the CUFL Premier Division East, after making very hard work of a brave but hapless IT Tallaght. DCU started the day

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Camogie

Camogie team advance to league semi-final DCU 2-12 QUB 1-5

November 3, 2012

DCU’s camogie team are through to the division 1 league semi-final after a convincing 10-point win against an understrength Queen’s side at St. Clare’s on Wednesday last. The opening exchanges of the game were fairly

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Gaelic Football

DCU students among All-Star winners

October 31, 2012

Four DCU students have been included in the GAA/GPA Football All-Star team for 2012. Unsurprisingly, All-Ireland champions Donegal dominate the selection with eight players picking up awards. Among them is PE and Biology student, Michael

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Athletics

The best coach you’ve never heard of

October 31, 2012

Prodigious athletics coach Brother Colm O’ Connell tells Will Slattery the secret to his success. For many sports fans in Western Europe the dominance of Kenyan middle distance runners has made the sport all too

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Camogie

Camogie team to meet NUIG in play-off

October 31, 2012

The DCU camogie team will play NUI Galway to determine which side competes in the Ashbourne Cup for the 2012-13 season, The College View has learned. The play-off encounter has been provisionally fixed for the

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Handball

Neary and Kennedy enjoy handball success

October 31, 2012

Ciarán Neary and past lecturer Eugene Kennedy flew the DCU flag with distinction at the recent World Handball Championships, as both handballers climbed the podium following outright success in their respective categories. Kilkenny native Neary

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Football

Fate of soccer team lies in their own hands

October 31, 2012

Sitting pretty at the top of the CUFL Premier Division East, DCU are within touching distance of qualifying for the knockout stages of the competition for the first time in its present incarnation. Declan Roche’s

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Gaelic Football

DCU students central to Ballymun Kickhams success

October 31, 2012

DCU students Philly McMahon, James McCarthy, Dean Rock, John Small and Andy O’Brien were part of the Ballymun Kickhams panel that annexed the clubs third County senior football title. It was Dean Rock who grabbed

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Other Sports

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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Hurling

DCU hurling in need of a healing

October 31, 2012

Hurling Club chairperson Seamus Kelly tells Eoghan Cormican that Fitzgibbon hurling is the only way forward forthe college’s beleaguered stickmen. In the chronicles of DCU hurling, the past 12 months must surely rank among the