Reclaiming the land: Growing a culture of GAA in Trinity

Clare McCarthy, Sport Editor, sits down with the Trinity Hurlers; Leon Breen, Fionn O’Riain Broin and team captain Darragh O’Donoghue following their promotion to the Fitzgibbon Cup and to find out what really happened on ‘Inside Trinity’.

It’s a Tuesday morning and three hurlers are having a puck-about on the edge of the cricket pitch in the glare of the autumn sun. Two Swedish tourists stop and take pictures. “What is this sport?” one asks me. “Hurling,”

‘Fight Like a Girl’ Charity Boxing Fundraiser

Joel Coussins, Online Sport Editor, talks to Sean and Paddy Headon, final year BESS students, about their hugely successful charity boxing events.

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Over the course of our interview the most striking thing about Sean and Paddy Headon is their seemingly boundless ambition. “There was another company with similar idea, and we performed at one of their nights,” Sean tells me, “I just …

The revival of Trinity Barbell

By next semester, Trinity Barbell should have all of the necessary attributes to become a very successful weightlifting club

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Trinity Barbell’s first event of the year took place in Raw Gym in Sandyford on Sunday 9 October. A mixture of experienced gym heads, committee members and new lifters showed up to take advantage of the type of basic professional

Former judge and current DUBC president Donagh McDonagh named DUCAC chairperson

The position of chair was contested between three candidates; Donagh McDonagh of DUBC, Gerry Kelly of DUFC and student PJ McGrane of DUGAA.

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The Dublin University Central Athletic Club (DUCAC) held its annual general meeting on Thursday October 13, in keeping with the tradition of holding the AGM on the third Thursday of Michaelmas Term. As has also been tradition over recent years,

A guide to Trinity sports clubs

Did you miss out on the chance of joining at Freshers’ week? Clare McCarthy gives you all the information you need to join one of Trinity’s clubs

Trinity News offers you a comprehensive guide to all the sports clubs that TCD has to offer. College is the perfect place to start a new sport or to continue on with the sport you have done through school. With

Football and the death of passion

Dylan O’Sullivan deconstructs the nature of sport as a surrogate battleground in the modern age

“It was more than just a game – it was a battle.”

As the human race has evolved over the centuries, our appetite for battle has come under increasing attack. The aggression and tribalism that led our species out of …

The world is your gym

Bláithin Sheil gives you all the motivation to keep fit while avoiding costly gym memberships

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Do you NEED to go to the gym this year? Is this the year you are finally going to start that barre class, and stick at it? Is this the year that fitness is not going to know what hit …

Trinity overcome UCD in hard fought colours encounter

Trinity men bagged their first win over rivals UCD in six attempts in a game that was in the balance for large periods. Trinity always seemed the stronger team, eventually coming out on top in a 28-15 victory.

SPORTThe DUFC men emerged victorious after a ferocious battle with UCD in the 64th annual colours match on Wednesday night. While it was nip and tuck for much of the contest, Trinity were clinical towards the end, halting any hopes …

The League of Ireland is back and here is why it is so special

With the Airtricity League returning after a long winter break, Jake O’Donnell outlines exactly why it should not be overlooked

On Monday, November 16th of last year, 51,700 people packed into a full Aviva stadium in Dublin 4 to see Ireland’s footballers take on Bosnia in a European Championship play-off. Thousands more tried in vain to get tickets. The …

Trinity athletes impress at track and field championships

Clare McCarthy reports on Trinity’s performance at the IUAA Indoor Track & Field Championships 2016.

Friday 12 February heralded the arrival of the IUAA Indoor Track & Field Championships. Trinity’s athletes rose at an ungodly hour to catch the bus from Trinity to Athlone IT. Trinity had an impressive turnout of 25 athletes competing, not

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