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Six Nations: How things stand after week one

February 12, 2023

Round two of the 2023 Six Nations is upon us after an intriguing opening weekend. Ireland avoided any fears of an ambush in Cardiff and dispatched an ageing Welsh side with relative ease. An almost

Andy Farrell - Ireland Six Nations squad

Andy Farrell names Ireland Six Nations squad

February 1, 2023

Joey Carberry was the most notable absentee from the 37-man squad selected by Andy Farrell and his coaching staff for the upcoming Six Nations Championship. Carberry, following a slow start to the season, has looked


DCU Ladies 7’s hopeful for Tokyo

December 12, 2018

Brittany Hogan was on the Ireland senior team while Anna Doyle, Lucinda Kinghan, and Molly Scuffil-McCabe all played with the development side.


Potential position switch excites Leinster winger

October 3, 2018

“I’m definitely one of those wingers that has centre notions. Having played centre for both Blackrock College RFC and DCU, I love being closer to the ball and the involvement in devising calls, and running moves to try beat the defence.”


DCU Ladies Rugby secure All-Ireland Final berth

March 21, 2018

DCU Ladies Rugby team have made it through to Student Sport Ireland’s All-Ireland Rugby final where they will play the University of Limerick Wolves on March 21st at 5pm in Buccaneers RFC, Athlone.


O’Byrne Cup exit for Freshers Rugby

October 25, 2017

DCU 0 University of Limerick 17 O’Boyle Cup Rugby DCU’s under-20 rugby team crashed out of the O’Byrne Cup after tries from Brian McCormack and Shea Boggan sealed a 17-0 win and a safe passage


Aidan Kearney looking to “right the wrongs” of DCU Rugby

September 27, 2017

Newly appointed DCU Rugby Development Officer, Aidan Kearney, vows to “right the wrongs” of previous seasons in an effort to bring some silverware back to DCU. Kearney, expressed his desire to build on his predecessor’s ground


Force stars dreaming of national success under Kearney

September 27, 2017

The newly appointed leadership in DCU’s Force Rugby has the teams dreaming of All-Ireland glory. The men’s and women’s senior setups are now under the wing of new Development Officer Aidan Kearney along with fresh


DCU Force take two titles at Rugby Sevens Festival

April 19, 2017

Last week saw a double header of success for DCU as both the Men’s and Women’s Rugby Sevens teams concluded the year with some stellar performances, and silverware, in Terenure. Both teams went into the


Boyle tries to balance rugby and university.

April 5, 2017

DCU student Paul Boyle has been picked in the team of the tournament for the recent Under 20 Six Nations Championship. Boyle, who was on-field captain for parts of Ireland’s campaign, was picked as the


Rugby: A world in union

October 28, 2015

  Rewind the clock back to 1995, a time that will live long in the history of a nation. A land that was divided by hatred was ultimately united in sport. One man used the


DCU scrape single-point victory over Athlone

October 28, 2015

DCU: 13 Athlone IT: 12 DCU squeezed out a win by the narrowest of margins at home to Athlone IT in the Colleges and Universities Rugby League game in St. Clare’s last Wednesday. DCU were


Spence Delighted With Player of the Year Nomination

September 30, 2015

Sophie Spence talks to Aaron Gallagher about the honour she has had in her nomination for World Rugby Player of the Year and what she expects from the college’s rugby teams for the year to come.