O’Neill debacle reflects poorly on FAI

Martin O’Neill’s appointment as manager of Ireland in 2013 was seen as a major coup for the national team. O’Neill was a Premier League manager with considerable pedigree, having enjoyed success at just about every club he had managed (Sunderland perhaps being the only exception). Speaking on RTÉ at the time, pundit Eamon Dunphy hailed […]

Jim Gavin: The modern day Micko?

RTE’s documentary on the legendary Mick O’Dwyer was an incredible insight into the mindset of the greatest GAA manager of all time. Micko is totally addicted to the game. A great scene comes at the beginning of the documentary: as Micko sits on a dingy boat off the coast of Kerry, he looks upon the […]

McSorley masterclass downs Trinity in Sigerson Cup tie

Dundalk IT (DKIT) made easy work of Trinity College as they progressed from this preliminary round tie of the Sigerson Cup on a blustery night in Santry. The men from the North East had long took the foot off the pedal before the ref blew the final whistle with a final scoreline of 0-10 to […]

Trinity come unstuck in close Glasnevin encounter

Trinity Men’s Basketball team lost a thrilling encounter with Glasnevin on Monday night, losing the back-and-forth contest by only three points, 68-65.   Glasnevin raced into a quick lead, putting themselves 9-2 up inside the opening few minutes, and continued to stretch their opposition with a series of fast-break scores. However, Trinity fought back admirably, […]

Actions speak louder than tokens

Last weekend saw the marking of what has become one of football’s stand-out beacons of diversity: the wearing of rainbow laces. What this involves is, for one weekend and one weekend only, every player on every team from the Premier League down to university football re-lacing their trusty boots with multi-coloured laces in support of […]

DUFC lose thriller against Clontarf

DUFC’s Senior XV put in a strong performance away from home against Division 1A veterans Clontarf in a scintillating game on Saturday afternoon , but unfortunately came up short, losing 29-24. This fixture has been dominated in recent years by Clontarf and they appeared to be expecting a lot less of the students, who showed […]

Men’s Volleyball secure comeback win

  Trinity’s men volleyball team came back from one set down to beat Santry 3-1. Trinity started strong in the opening set and took a 3 points to 1 lead. Both teams exchanged points but Santry got the better of the longer rallies and tied the set at 10 points a piece. Santry had the […]

Trinity snatch last-minute bonus point in loss to Garryowen

Garryowen’s robust defence was the difference today as they triumphed over Trinity in an engrossing and high-scoring clash in College Park. While both sides enjoyed spells of fluid, attacking rugby, lapses in concentration by Trinity when defending allowed Garryowen to claim the spoils in a 37-28 victory.   Wearing rainbow-coloured laces to encourage LGBT inclusivity, Trinity […]

Trinity Men’s Basketball lose to powerful Dundalk

Trinity Men’s Basketball suffered a hard-fought 72-87 defeat to Dundalk Institute of Technology (DKIT) last night in the Trinity Sports Centre, with the match being marred by verbal disputes both before and after the game.   Trinity began the match in a good manner, playing some attractive, free-flowing basketball that seemed to surprise DKIT, who […]

Four tries for O’Kelly-Lynch as Trinity defeat Arklow

DUFC women’s beat a resilient Arklow side 24-19 to bounce back after last week’s defeat to league leaders, Balbriggan. The game was played under the floodlights in College Park on Friday night.   Niamh O’Kelly Lynch was the hero for Trinity as she scored all four tries on the night, which were enough to see […]


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