Football

5 years of Clap-Trap and more to follow.

April 3, 2013

A manager does not have to be liked to be successful. On the contrary, many of the touchline predators we canonise hold characteristics akin to a beast: snarling, brooding, ruthless and scaly. Ok, probably not

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DCU come up just short in CUFL final – DIT 2 DCU 0

March 15, 2013

DIT won their first CUFL Premier League title after an engaging war of attrition with DCU, in which the tackles were biting, no quarter was asked or given, and chances contained to a premium. Second

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DCU take on DIT in CUFL Premier League final

March 12, 2013

Tomorrow night in Cooke Park, the home of Tolka Rovers FC, the curtain will close on a historic season for DCU. Having advanced further than ever before in both the league and the Collingwood Cup-by

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Cheltenham 2013 – Our top tips

March 8, 2013

Excitement levels are set to reach a crescendo amongst racing fans over the weekend, ahead of next week’s Cheltenham Festival, which starts on Tuesday. Kicking the Festival off is the Supreme Novices Hurdle, a race

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DCU go out on their shield – UCC 01 DCU 0

February 27, 2013

In a game as tight as this was, the margin for error is miniscule; neither side can afford to blink for fear of the one small slip that could have devastating repercussions. This also applies

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Collingwood Cup update

February 26, 2013

By the end of today, day two of the 99th Collingwood Cup, all four quarter-finals will have been decided and the list of potential winners will have once more been cut in half. In the

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DCU begin Collingwood Cup campaign

February 24, 2013

One of the most overused buzz words in team sports, particularly during tournaments, is momentum; an essential prerequisite for success, although at times difficult to define. For DCU, their momentum, which has been building since

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Soccer side hit new heights – DCU 2 IT Carlow 1

February 21, 2013

Stephen Traynor’s winner deep in extra time sealed DCU’s place in their first ever CUFL final, after an epic battle with champions, IT Carlow, which rested on a knife edge from start to finish. It

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DCU clash with IT Carlow in CUFL semi-final

February 20, 2013

The DCU players, at this stage, must be well accustomed to being referred to as underdogs. Much like against IT Letterkenny three weeks ago and UCD all the way back in October, there are very

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DCU clash with IT Carlow in CUFL semi-final

February 19, 2013

The DCU players, at this stage, must be well accustomed to being referred to as underdogs. Much like against IT Letterkenny three weeks ago and UCD all the way back in October, there are very

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DCU Fresher side win Harding Cup Plate

February 13, 2013

The DCU Fresher team, led by Soccer Development Officer, Fran Butler, and his assistant Ben Kelly, defeated NUI Maynooth 2-1 in the Harding Cup Plate final at the University of Ulster Coleraine last Sunday. Captain,