DUSC triumph over the University of Lancaster for second year running

“This exciting victory marked the second consecutive win for the club in the annual matchup”   DU Swimming and Water Polo Club (DUSC) have regained the Challenge Cup, secured last year against the University of Lancaster.  The competition comprises of a men’s water polo game, women’s water polo game and a swimming gala for each. […]

Ruck the patriarchy

  “Once people watch us play, or talk to me about the game in more depth, they seem to respect us more, but you do have to try harder to convince people than you would for the men’s game.”   Rugby as a sport is ubiquitous at Trinity – partly due to the fact that […]

Sun, Sand and Serves

  Monte Carlo welcomed  the team with clear blue skies, supercars and designer storefronts. The surroundings buoyed the spirits of the team. University tennis teams from around Europe awaited them at the ‘Monte Carlo Country Club’   While most students spent the second week of October studying, finishing assignments and preparing for lectures, a small […]

The F Word

Health and Wellbeing “There is nothing more gorgeous than confidence” Just like the F word that may have come to mind when you first read this title, the F word that I am concerned with is also just about everywhere: fat. In light of body and soul week, I’m taking on the chub and baking […]

The elephant, the wellies and me

  “I was diagnosed with dyslexia when I was 15 and it came as a massive relief. I finally had a way of understanding why some things, like telling left from right or spelling anything that wasn’t phonetic, was impossible to me.”   My life would change forever when, at the age of four, my […]

Pain now, beer later

  “Pain and elation,” summed up Stephen Broe, a Maths and French student, speaking of his first-time marathon experience.   Broe was among the 16,825 people who took to the streets of Dublin over the October bank holiday weekend to run the 26.2 miles (42km). With record breaking numbers running the Dublin marathon this year, […]

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 […]

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