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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

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True Blue

October 29, 2011

by Dwayne Leavy It has been a meteoric rise to the top of the GAA world for Dublin football star James McCarthy. The DCU student made his senior debut against Laois in the Leinster Championship

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Karting Success at Home and Abroad

October 12, 2011

by Brendan White His enthusiasm for karting is clear to see, but for 2011/12 DCU Karting chairperson Jeff Dalton, he has been tasked with the challenge of leading the club to more success after recent

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Sport in Brief

October 12, 2011

DCU Saints opened their league campaign with a seven point victory over SuperLeague champions UCD Marian. Pat Glover and Eoin Quill led the way with 21 and 15 points respectively with Quill connecting on three

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A Load of Balls

October 12, 2011

by Brendan White Thursday September 29th 2011. Tottenham Hotspur versus Shamrock Rovers at White Hart Lane. For a strange ten minute period, League of Ireland fans watched, almost in disbelief, as Shamrock Rovers held the

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DCU Students Picking up End of Season Plaudits

October 12, 2011

by Eoghan Cormican Three DCU students have been nominated for the 2011 GAA GPA All-Star awards. Paul Flynn and Kevin Nolan both of Dublin and Donegal’s Michael Murphy were among the 45 players nominated for

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Rovers Poised to Dominate At Home

September 28, 2011

By Brendan White Matches against Russian side FC Rubin Kazan, Greek side PAOK and intriguing games against Tottenham Hotspur mean that huge interest has been drawn onto the League of Ireland as Shamrock Rovers begin

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DCU students shine in Shenzhen

September 28, 2011

By Dwayne Leavy DCU’s Brian Gregan narrowly missed out on medalling at the World University Games when he finished fifth in the Men’s 400m final. Despite Gregan running 45.96 seconds, he was beaten to the

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Irish pack strikes gold in Auckland

September 28, 2011

By Will Slattery The foundation of Ireland’s great victory against Australia was laid in 2009. Cian Healy’s debut against the Aussies in Croke Park was mixed. He rampaged around the pitch in the loose but

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Strong DCU Influence on All-Ireland Winners

September 28, 2011

By Eoghan Cormican When every aspect is looked at, every nook and cranny exhausted, only then does it become apparent how strong the DCU influence was on Dublin’s All Ireland senior football success. To the

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DCU Sport Goes From Strenglth To Strength

September 28, 2011

By Dwayne Leavy The transition to college life can be challenging with students often struggling to maintain a healthy balance between studies and sport. Enter DCU Sport. The team at DCU Sport aims to improve