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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

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McCarron fires classy DCU to second victory

November 29, 2011

DCU 5 – 13 UCC 1 – 12 Mike Hurley At St. Clare’s   DCU Ladies made it two league victories on the trot when treating southern opponents UCC to a masterclass in finishing at

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Spreading the Rugby Gospel

November 29, 2011

Tom Rooney Now in his second season as DCU rugby Co-ordinator, Bernard Jackman is determined to build a rugby culture in the college for the long term. The former Leinster and Ireland hooker is not

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Byrne delight in sealing Olympic spot

November 29, 2011

Brendan White DCU graduate, Linda Byrne, has qualified for the Olympic games after completing the Dublin Marathon in 2:36.21, inside the Olympic A standard of 2:37. As well as achieving the Olympic standard, Byrne also

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Fresher Footballers Advance

November 29, 2011

Tomás O Ruanaidh   Following successive wins over QUB and St Mary’s, DCU’s fresher footballers qualified for the quarter final stage of the league where they meet UCD at St. Clare’s today, Wednesday (throw in

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Relegation quagmire for troubled hurlers

November 29, 2011

St. Patrick’s 1-17 DCU 1-10 Eoghan Cormican At St. Clare’s There was plenty of optimism emanating from the DCU camp ahead of this crucial league fixture against neighbours St. Pat’s, but it was sadly misplaced

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Foley calls the shots in comfortable win

November 29, 2011

DCU 4 – 12 IT Sligo 2 – 11 Mike Hurley At St. Clare’s   Three first half goals – all of which came from the boot of sharpshooter Catriona Foley –  proved vital in

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Progression of soccer heading in right direction

November 29, 2011

Brendan White In his role as DCU’s Soccer Development Officer Fran Butler is tasked with one simple job – progressing soccer in DCU. Fran is responsible for the University’s three men’s teams, one women’s team

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Camogie team in Ashbourne cup snub

October 29, 2011

Eoghan Cormican You train hard, advance through the various rounds of the championship and earn promotion to the top tier by virtue of reaching the final of that division. That was the story of DCU’s

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Bizzare goal sets up fomfortable UCD win

October 29, 2011

by Dwayne Leavy DCU men’s senior GAA team lost their second league game off the season when they were comprehensively outplayed by UCD at the DCU Sportsgrounds last Wednesday. It was a farcical mix-up in

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Teams face uncertainty over league status

October 29, 2011

  by Brendan White Both Divisions of the League of Ireland this season have seen exciting finishes with neither league decided heading into the final weeks of the season. This is a huge positive for

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Classy UCD have too much firepower for DCU

October 29, 2011

UCD 5-20 DCU 0-11 DCU remain without a win in the Division 1 senior hurling league after the visit of UCD served only to highlight the gulf in class between the two colleges. It was

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Senior sides unbeaten after three games each

October 29, 2011

By Manás Bheáid DCU Saints remain undefeated in the Niveau for Men’s Superleague, after back-to-back wins over Moycullen. The Saints emerged with an 8 point victory in the DCU Arena, with a score line of

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All-Star award for DCU students

October 29, 2011

by Dwayne Leavy DCU student Paul Flynn won a place on the prestigious 2011 GAA/GPA All-Star football team. The Physical Education and Biology student was named at number 12 in the wing half forward line