The Solheim Cup: Daily Blog

The biggest event in ladies’ golf got underway on the morning of Friday 23 September. Day one of the Solheim Cup, taking place for the first time in Ireland, would be an enthralling affair, as the home European side looked to reclaim the trophy they have not held since 2003. Jack Nickalus’ course at the scenic Killeen Castle is the venue for this year’s tournament, with many famous faces in the world of ladies’ golf taking to the course in the contest of continents.

Soccer hopes thwarted by DCU display

Micheal Gaskin Deputy College Sport Editor In their last game in the group stage of the Combined Universities Football League, Trinity sat bottom of their group with only one point from their previous four games, while DCU went into the game knowing that a win would do to secure passage to the knockout stages. With […]

Boat Club make a splash at Neptune Head

Fionn Mc Caffrey Contributing Writer DUBC reaffirmed their promising form this season with a series of victories at Neptune Head of the River Race (HORR). Neptune HORR, the National 1x Sculling Head, is held annually on Blessington Lake in County Wicklow. Despite last-minute fears that gusting winds would make the lake unrowable, the organisers were […]

Trinity triumphant in overtime thriller

Conor Bates Staff Reporter The Dublin University American Football Team secured its first ever championship on Saturday when they beat UL Vikings in Limerick. Trinity started brightly after kickoff and forced early fumbles on the Limerick offence. Defensive lineman Ziad Foty recovered one such fumble and almost returned it, being stopped just short. This was […]

I’m holding out for a hero, but is there one in this galazy of sporting stars?

By James Hussey It is a well known fact that history loves a strapping young man. Our world, and particularly our generation, feast daily on the trials and tribulations of stars from the worlds of sport, music and acting. Though I have always had a soft spot for the more athletically minded, in recent years […]

Ruby turns out to be some gem

By Kate Rowan The first time I ever placed a bet was in 2000 on Ruby Walsh riding Papillon in the Grand National. I’ve not backed a Grand National Winner since, so Papillon and his jockey have a special place in my sporting memories. At the launch of his autobiography, Ruby Walsh was interviewed by […]

Trinity U21s fall short in powerful display

By Conor Bates Jim Flynn was naturally hopeful before his side’s game against Old Belvedere: “this game will tell a tale in itself” said the U21 Rugby manager. The tale he desired would not be a Trinity horror story on a dark Halloween evening. The sides lined out at College Park on a pitch which […]

Soccer defeat for Dundrum

By Eleni Megoran Dublin University Soccer Club had a fantastic game on Saturday the October 30 with its fifth win in the Leinster Senior Football League. It was a game of beautiful football being played by Dublin University against Glenmore Dundrum. With kick-off at 1 pm it meant that it was a sunny afternoon match […]

Men’s rugby narrowly lose in match against Midleton

By Michael Gaskin Trinity sought to get their season back on track after back-to-back away losses to Malone and Belfast Harlequins. While they did come away with a losing bonus point from both games they were in need of a win to keep in touch with those also chasing a promotion spot. They played well […]

Top score for Trinity man in US Football

By Eleni Megoran Rob William McDowell is not your ordinary American Football running back. He is the first Irish player to be shortlisted to play American Football in the top under-19 competition for the World team playing against Team USA in Austin, Texas next year. Rob sees it as a “once in a lifetime experience.” […]

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