The Trinity graduates bringing their cricket team to the world stage

Former Trinity student Cecilia Joyce is heading to India in March along with her twin sister, team captain Isobel Joyce, and fellow Trinity alumni Jennifer Grey, Shauna Kavanagh and Amy Kenealy.

The announcement of Pinks

Trinity News talks to Conal Campion on the announcement of Pinks – the highest sporting honour Trinity can give.

Confessions of an Amateur Athlete

The Hunger Breakfast, lunch and dinner. Forget it. There are many more than three meals in a day. The hunger is real, and it can be aggressive. Your library time is measured by your regular “pick-me-up” breaks. Sometimes you try to be a good athlete, holding out another hour until you can get to your […]

Trinity lose at home 7 – 36 to NUIG ladies in last SSI match before Christmas

While this is the second loss in a row for Trinity, there are some positives to be gleaned from their performance

DU Archery Club on target at Intervarsity debut

DU Archery Club embark on their first outing at a college event.

Trinity Hurling: The Ryan Cup and beyond

The members of Trinity Hurling Club make a pilgrimage between the beating heart of the pale and Clan na Gael Fontenoy Gaelic Club once a week. Twice if they have a match. Cian Ó Riain Broin is one of those 30 or so members and he has high hopes for the future. He’s aware Trinity […]

The League of Ireland and cultural capital

The far too often repeated nauseating cliché that rugby is a “hooligan’s game played by gentlemen while football is a gentlemen’s game played by hooligans” is constantly rolled out as a sweeping generalisation that is bought into by far too many people.

Sitting down with Cyril

Ahead of his retirement from the Irish University Athletics Association, DUCAC honourary chair Cyril Smith recalls what he draws from sport, College’s victories, and what keeps him on track

Gender Disparity in Trinity Sports Scholarships

Last year in Trinity College Dublin, over sixty sports scholarships were awarded to athletes who had achieved outstanding ability in various sports. Out of these sixty, as few as one in four sports scholarships were awarded to women. Rugby being the worst offending sport, not a single female rugby player received a scholarship and yet […]

A Reflection on Sport: Why Do It?

Bláithín Sheil talks about the home she found in Trinity athletics.

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