The Commentary Box

College sport is a tough gig, in many ways. In most of the major sports it acts as a vital link between school competition and the professional or top level of the game. While in some disciplines children or teenagers can emerge from the chrysalis ready to take on the world, generally speaking the agea […]

Trinity ladies dine at Ultimate’s top table

Any Irish women’s team faces a formidable battle to achieve world championship standard, especially in a sport still in its infancy. Former DUUFC captain Linda Barry reflects on the long and winding road to Vancouver.

Tennis team more than a match for European titans

A strong showing on clay from a DULTC selection wasn’t quite good enough to bring home the trophy, but the experience will stand to all the players involved, writes Cilian J White.

Stepping out of history’s shadow

DUBC’s Irish Championship win recalls the glory days of old and ranks alongside the club’s greatest past achievments, writes Peter Henry

Netball players hope for a revival in a sport with its best days behind it

On any list of Things That Your Average Person Doesn’t Really Care About, netball would rank quite high. You could be excused for not knowing what netball is, let alone that it’s played in Trinity, given its spectacular unpopularity in this country.

Promising start for new coach Pelow

 Dublin University Hockey Club’s first pre-season test of 2008 was to face a young but talented Corinthian’s 2nd XI. It was the University’s first game under new coach, Ronan Pelow, and it was fitting to see his son, Chris, lining out against the students.

Carlow’s raw power puts early end to cup campaign

Trinity team nonetheless standing after enthusiastic performance while Carlow’s experience ultimately sees them through

The Commentary Box

Fencing finds its feet

During the 1982 Fencing World Championships held in Rome, the reigning Olympic champion and foilist Vladimir Smirnov of Russia was drawn against the West German, Matthias Behr. The fencers were called to the piste, and the fight soon began.

27-year drought ended by triumph

On Saturday 12th July 2008 Dublin University Boat Club’s senior eight won the Senior National Championship and were crowned outright rowing champions of Ireland for the first time since 1981. The circumstances leading up to the race could have hardly been more dramatic. In fact, they were unprecedented. In March, DUBC’s eight lost the annual […]

Editors





Niamh Lynch
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Kelly McGlynn
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Michael Foley
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Katarzyna Siewierska
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Clare McCarthy
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Illustration

Aisling Crabbe
Natalia Duda
Sarah Morel
Mike Dolan
John Tierney
Naoise Dolan
Sarah Larragy
Mubbashir Ali Sultan
Nadia Bertaud
Daniel Tatlow

Photography

Kevin O'Rourke
Ines Niarchos
Huda Awan