DUAFC fail to click in frustrating home defeat

The students were outmuscled in College Park against a physical Maynooth side

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DUAFC will rue their missed chances, as they stumbled to a 1-0 defeat at home to Maynooth University on Tuesday. The college team were unable to find their rhythm for most of the game, while …

Incumbents ousted during DUCAC AGM elections

DUCAC treasurer Brian Ó Ruairc lost to former DUBC member John Bolton by 165 votes to 32

Incumbent Dublin University Central Athletic Committee (DUCAC) Treasurer, Brian O’Ruairc, lost his re-election bid at last night’s AGM. O’Ruairc’s competitor, John Bolton, a former member of DU Boat Club (DUBC), won the election by 165 votes to 32. The outgoing

The rise of the sports podcast

Charlie Giese charts the success of this innovative medium, examining how it has captured the imagination of sports fans, both novice and expert alike

Gone are the days of reading the paper to find out the latest football gossip, who’s being tipped to win this year’s All Ireland, or to find out about the latest FAI scandal. This might be expected with the rise

Death Diving: the daredevil sport making a splash in Norway

Victoria Mitchell wades her way through the quirky Scandinavian sport that is slowly gaining worldwide attention

Tom Daley, step aside: the time has come to leave behind the old diving world and instead plunge belly-first into the endlessly entertaining world of ‘death diving’. The Norwegians call it Dødsing, others would call it absolutely nuts. This death-defying …

Trinity Basketball outlast experienced Barrow side

An energetic second half showing earns the Men’s team their first win


Trinity College                 71
Barrow Rovers                54

Trinity Men’s Basketball “A” team overcame a strong challenge from Barrow Rovers on Friday, as they ran out a 71-54 victory in the Sports Centre. The visitors were the better side in the early …

The moral dilemma of representing your country

Charlie Giese examines the divisive and complicated issue of national identity in sport

The question of national identity and its importance in sport has become ever more prevalent in recent years. As the barriers between countries are slowly broken down and dual citizenship becomes more common, this was bound to become a major …

More than investment is needed to develop Trinity’s sports stars

In the face of a rigid academic schedule, Rory Cousins assesses whether Trinity can provide an environment for elite athletes to excel

As a new wave of fresh-faced students march into Front Square and embark on their college adventure, one wonders what unique and exceptional talents they possess. Along with the regular mix of soulful musicians and outstanding academics, among the new

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