DCU student Lucinda Kinghan recently represented Ireland at the first ever 5v5 rugby X tournament in the O2 in London playing two matches against England and the USA.
Carlow Institute of Technology beat the DCU ladies’ rugby side with considerable ease as early scoring aided their way to a 40-27 win, despite a late surge for DCU.
The 2017-18 season was one of mixed fortunes for DCU’s men’s and women’s rugby teams.
Two tries from DCU’s Patrick Thornton helped the Ireland Students side to a 33-17 win over their Scottish counterparts at the University of Edinburgh on Sunday.
He may have just led the DCU Force Rugby Sevens team to a European University title in Lille, but club captain Peter Wright remains humble.
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.