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Rugby World Cup 2019: Ireland’s quest to conquer the quarter finals

With a clash looming against either New Zealand or South Africa, can Ireland manage to break their curse?

Ireland have appeared at every Rugby World Cup since the competition’s inception in 1987. Now as the ninth iteration of the tournament approaches, Ireland are still searching for their first quarter final victory. Circumstances and excuses abound every four years

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A fresher’s guide to sport in Trinity

Exciting and easy ways to enter Trinity’s sporting scene

The transition from secondary school to college is an exciting, if not daunting, time. As well as the many academic opportunities provided by Trinity, there is an abundance of sporting societies at your disposal. And as many people leave behind

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Much-improved DUFC need to build on good form

Trinity have the quality of a strong side, but need the composure

Dublin University Football Club (DUFC) triumphantly returned to the top division of Irish club rugby, All-Ireland League (AIL) Division 1A, in 2016. Since then, their fortune in the competition has been mixed, finishing 6th and 8th in the subsequent seasons.

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Ireland vs. New Zealand: Clash of the titans

Conor Doyle previews Saturday’s crucial fixture at the Aviva Stadium

For many years (111 years to be precise), this fixture brought apprehensive tidings – nerves aplenty with an outside chance of beating the best team in the world. But now, having conquered the All Blacks in 2016, Ireland enter this …