Doping of a different kind

Arsene Wenger described the economic imbalance in European football as “financial doping”. This imbalance operates on a number of levels. There is and has been for a considerable time, a top tier of European clubs with financial spending power that reaches beyond the rest. The names are familiar – Real Madrid, FC Barcelona, Manchester United, […]

Sailing’s Roisin Harbison elected Vice-Chair of DUCAC

Sailing’s Roisin Harbison has been elected Vice-Chairperson of the Dublin University Central Athletic Club (DUCAC). The election took place tonight at DUCAC’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) in the Edmund Burke theatre.   After annual reports of Cyril Smith, Chairperson of the Pavilion Bar Committee, Christina Connaughton, Secretary of DUCAC, and Michelle Tanner, Head of Sport […]

Pavilion bar records profit of over €143,000 in 2016/17

The Pavilion Bar (known as the Pav) recorded a profit of over €143,000 during the 2016/17 academic year. The figure was announced tonight at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Dublin University Central Athletic Club (DUCAC).   The profits were announced in the address of the Chairman of the Pavilion bar, Cyril Smith. The […]

Trinity unlucky in Athlone loss

Despite a second-half comeback, DUFC Ladies lost their second game on the bounce to Athlone IT (AIT) at College Park. AIT dominated a first half in which a strong wind negated much of Trinity’s kicking game, with the visiting team touching down the half’s only try on 31 minutes, which was subsequently not converted.   […]

Trinity men’s rugby team suffer a heavy defeat to Lansdowne

Trinity’s disappointing start to the 2017-18 Rugby season continued today with a heavy 52-12 home loss to Lansdowne in College Park.   This is the third loss in a row for this young Trinity team who have yet to win a match this year in Division 1A of the Ulster Bank League.   Lansdowne entered […]

Running Well

My faded runners make a distinctive “thwack” when they hit the pavement. Usually my iPod smothers the solitary noise but the summer dusk is too fragile to interrupt with the usual mix of OutKast and Gorillaz. Running has always been my way of exercising, and  it offers a chance to think. My passion, and poison, […]

Running well

My faded runners make a distinctive “thwack” when they hit the pavement. Usually my iPod smothers the solitary noise but the summer dusk is too fragile to interrupt with the usual mix of OutKast and Gorillaz. Running has always been my way of exercising, and it offers a chance to think. My passion, and poison, […]

Head to head

Put away your swimming costumes, no need to worry about burning or freckling as autumn is well and truly here, if the rain hadn’t already tipped you off. With autumn — or should that be fall, in keeping with the American theme — begins a new American National Football League season, full of hope and […]

Trinity start Division 1A campaign with a defeat to Terenure

  Trinity started their Division 1A rugby campaign with a frustrating 0-24 loss to Terenure today in a drizzly and overcast College Park.   Trinity also opened last year’s campaign with a match against Terenure, beating them 25-18 in the first game after promotion to Division 1A, showing that they could compete with the top […]

Raising the bar

  It is hard not to be impressed by Aoife O’Sullivan, an Irish powerlifting record holder for her weight – having deadlifted 160kg, almost two-and-a-half times her body mass – who claims she only took up powerlifting by chance, and still insists that her academic life comes first. The care-free JS Irish and French Student […]

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