Trinity Sailing host the IUSA Easterns despite windy conditions

On the weekend of November 5, Dublin University Sailing Club (DUSC) hosted the second Irish University Sailing Association (IUSA) event of the season. The IUSA Easterns, held in Wexford Harbour Boat and Tennis Club, followed on from the IUSA Southerns held last month in Carrick-on-Shannon. The location, which hadn’t hosted an IUSA event since Varsities […]

Ladies Football Club make history by qualifying for Intervarsities

The last time DU Ladies AFC appeared in the WSCAI Intervarsity competition was in the year 2000 by earning an automatic qualifying spot as a host team, not by earning the right to play through knockout qualification. For every year the Intervarsity competition has existed, DULAFC have been denied qualification for the tournament. On Thursday, […]

Trinity winning streak halted by powerful Landsdowne

A massively physical Lansdowne outfit saw the back of Trinity in a classic College Park clash this afternoon, putting down an energetic DUFC in the process. Lansdowne struggled to contain the flair and pace of the Trinity attack, but unfortunately the home side were guilty of turning over the ball at too many key points […]

Reclaiming the land: Growing a culture of GAA in 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,” I reply. “I have never seen this sport!” she tells me, in awe.   The […]

‘Fight Like a Girl’ Charity Boxing Fundraiser

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 thought, ‘we could do this more professionally’. Also, we weren’t happy with what they were […]

The revival of Trinity Barbell

  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 training that is necessary for safety in weightlifting and useful to practice at all […]

Former judge and current DUBC president Donagh McDonagh named DUCAC chairperson

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, the AGM came at a time of discord within DUCAC and the Department of Sport, […]

A guide to Trinity sports 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 over 50 sports clubs to choose from, there’s something for everyone from elites to first-timers. […]

Football and the death of passion

“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 food chain has been deemed as primitive and something that we should leave […]

The world is your gym

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 it, because YOU, yes you, are going to tackle it like a football in an […]

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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