Clinical Lansdowne prove too much for College

Posted in Life on January 19th, 2010 by steve

UCD 22 – 33 Lansdowne – After a slight delay to the restart of AIB leagues nationwide, UCD played their first fixture of the new year against league leaders Lansdowne. Saturday afternoon’s clash between UCD and Lansdowne was one filled with nailbiting action, but Lansdowne brought something extra to the contest and were deserving victors in the end. The final score of 33-22 demonstrated the intensity of this high-scoring game …” (more)

[Meghan McSweeney, University Observer, 19 January]

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Treasury Holdings Announce Further Support For Irish Colleges

Posted in Life on December 30th, 2009 by steve

“Irish Colleges rugby was given a further boost today with the announcement that Treasury Holdings, the international real estate company and official partner of the Irish Rugby Football Union, has initiated an Irish Colleges Player of the Year Award to recognise outstanding merit and achievement in student rugby …” (more)

[Irish Rugby, 23 December]


High Flying Munsters End UCC’s Winning Run

Posted in Life on December 6th, 2009 by steve

“Two of the form teams in AIB League Division 1B met at Tom Clifford Park on Saturday with Young Munster emerging as 14-10 victors over UCC …” (more)

[, 6 December]

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Getting ‘hammered’ at Stephen’s Day massacre

Posted in Life on December 19th, 2008 by steve

“They say university days are the best of your life but the UCC 1990-94 experience seemed to be a three-pronged combination of evasion (lectures), rejection (dance floor) and humiliation (rugby). It was a less than vintage period for UCC RFC, emphasised by the annual St Stephen’s Day fixture with Cork Constitution in Temple Hill – a festive fling-about in front of a huge, well-watered crowd that would only keep half an eye on the game …” (more)

[Hugh Farrelly, Independent, 18 December]

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