The truth of John Delaney’s regime fully revealed

Paul Rowan and Mark Tighe highlight the layers of corruption within the FAI during Delaney’s tenure as chief executive in their new book Champagne Football

John Delaney ruled the Football Association of Ireland (FAI) with an iron fist during his tenure as chief executive. He was seen by many as a dubious character with an inclination towards exuberant spending practices. Journalists Mark Tighe and Paul …

Out of Left Field: DU Orienteers

Committee members Becca Payling, Christian Schweizer, and Adam Harmon assure that the DU Orienteers will remain active despite uncertainties due to the spread of coronavirus

Especially in the given circumstances as Dublin faces Level 3 Covid-19 restrictions, it is hard for many Trinity sports clubs to be active. Committee members for the 2020/21 year Becca Payling, Christian Schweizer, and Adam Harmon are clear that the …

GAA clubs continue to remain centres of the community

Amid the changes to sport and training, GAA clubs in rural areas try their best to keep the community together during hard times

No part of Ireland has not felt the effects of Covid-19. Rural communities in particular have taken this hit close to home. What continues to remain constant though, is the influence of the GAA clubs on their surrounding areas and …

Student-run sports podcast digs out stories

The DugOut features many guest speakers talking about sports in a relaxed manner, as well as a series on women in sport

Trinity is a vibrant and diverse place, home to all kinds of creatives and creators. But there are some who go above and beyond. The DugOut podcast is a sports show run entirely by Trinity students. Releasing new episodes every …

Ireland battles it out in a draw with Wales

With five players being unavailable due to a confirmed Covid case, three new faces appeared in the starting lineup

Ireland – 0
Wales – 0

After disappointment earlier in the week, Ireland was set to face Wales in the Nations League at the Aviva Stadium on Sunday. It was a particularly dramatic morning on October 11 for Irish football, …

The challenge of protecting players in professional sport

Leagues across the world are handling the current global pandemic in creative ways. More extreme approaches seem to be more effective in protecting staff and players

It is no surprise that coronavirus has rocked sports leagues all over the world. With sport initially being put on hold and many seasons cancelled, organisations have had to adapt to the evolving situation. With no precedent to turn to, …

Substantive change, or all for show?

The Black Lives Matter Movement has forced the sporting world to look in the mirror, but has the reflection truly changed?

Following the death of George Floyd, the Black Lives Matter Movement erupted, not only in terms of its relevance, but in its exposure. The globe united in protest against not just the horrific murder of Floyd, but against systematic racism …

Playing through a pandemic

A look at the life of an athlete in quarantine

Since the outbreak of Covid-19, many people have been longing for the return of sport. As much fun as it is to watch highlights of glory days or to become obsessed with Formula 1 having watched F1: Drive to Survive, …

Out of Left Field: DU Equestrian Club

Club Presidents Zoe Coakley and Robbie Kearns, as well as Captain Ciara Gilroy, discuss their pitches to incoming freshers and their love of the sport.

There aren’t many kids who’ve grown up with access to horses and the ability to ride, especially if you’re from the city. But that doesn’t have to mean the opportunity to try something new isn’t out there. The DU Equestrian …

Regular exercise is crucial now more than ever

Building a habit of staying active daily is especially important for students during these exceptional times.

While restrictions continue until a vaccine exists, building a habit of physical activity is vital for mental health.

Covid-19 has taken over our lives. Being confined to our homes is the new normal and it is now a special occasion …