Giving it a lash: an interview with Big Jack

After a glittering playing career, Jack Charlton took Ireland to two World Cups, earning himself honourary citizenship and the eternal affections of a nation in the process. Here, he talks to Conor James McKinney about Italia ‘90, that audience with the Pope and a certain Carlsberg ad…

Men’s team at the wrong end of thrilling contest

DUHC 4 SKERRIES 7

DUAFC blitz northside rivals

Soccer boys come out with all guns blazing at College Park as dominant performance is too much for hapless DCU side

Sun shines at Santry as First XI cruise to victory

“The team did what we asked them to do”, said coach Ronan Pelow after the final whistle, and if what the DUHC First XI had been asked to do was to give their opponents a painful lesson in how to play hockey, it was mission accomplished by half time.

Rugby team clinches AIL opener

Sound defence seals victory as Trinity edge past “bogey team” at College Park

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.

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