Doping of a different kind

Rory O’Neill explores how the emergence of mega-rich owners has forever altered football’s financial landscape

Arsene Wenger described the economic imbalance in European football as “financial doping”. This imbalance operates on a number of levels. There is and has been for a considerable time, a top tier of European clubs with financial spending power that

Sailing’s Roisin Harbison elected Vice-Chair of DUCAC

The election took place tonight at DUCAC’s AGM

Sailing’s Roisin Harbison has been elected Vice-Chairperson of the Dublin University Central Athletic Club (DUCAC). The election took place tonight at DUCAC’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) in the Edmund Burke theatre.

After annual reports of Cyril Smith, Chairperson of the …

Trinity unlucky in Athlone loss

Trinity Ladies Rugby team lose second game of the season 12-10 against Athlone Institute of Technology

Despite a second-half comeback, DUFC Ladies lost their second game on the bounce to Athlone IT (AIT) at College Park. AIT dominated a first half in which a strong wind negated much of Trinity’s kicking game, with the visiting team

Running Well

Sam Cox reveals the joys and pains of becoming a jogger.

My faded runners make a distinctive “thwack” when they hit the pavement. Usually my iPod smothers the solitary noise but the summer dusk is too fragile to interrupt with the usual mix of OutKast and Gorillaz. Running has always been

Running well

Sam Cox reveals the joys and pains of becoming a jogger.

My faded runners make a distinctive “thwack” when they hit the pavement. Usually my iPod smothers the solitary noise but the summer dusk is too fragile to interrupt with the usual mix of OutKast and Gorillaz. Running has always been …

Trinity start Division 1A campaign with a defeat to Terenure

Trinity Men’s rugby start their season with a frustrating loss.

Trinity started their Division 1A rugby campaign with a frustrating 0-24 loss to Terenure today in a drizzly and overcast College Park.

Trinity also opened last year’s campaign with a match against Terenure, beating them 25-18 in the first game …

Raising the bar

Joel Coussins interviews Aoife O’Sullivan – a champion powerlifter – in the final installment of a series of ‘Women in Sport’ interviews


It is hard not to be impressed by Aoife O’Sullivan, an Irish powerlifting record holder for her weight – having deadlifted 160kg, almost two-and-a-half times her body mass – who claims she only took up powerlifting by chance, and still

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