Trinity men’s rugby team suffer a heavy defeat to Lansdowne

Trinity’s disappointing start to the 2017-18 Rugby season continued today with a heavy 52-12 home loss to Lansdowne in College Park.   This is the third loss in a row for this young Trinity team who have yet to win a match this year in Division 1A of the Ulster Bank League.   Lansdowne entered […]

Trinity start Division 1A campaign with a defeat to Terenure

  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 after promotion to Division 1A, showing that they could compete with the top […]

DUFC: Season in Review

  DUFC Season Results (correct as of 12/03/17) 18-25 win v Terenure 13-23 loss v UCD 19-31 win v St. Mary’s 32-27 win v Young Munster 14-27 win v Garryowen 14-25 loss v Lansdowne 7-27 win v Old Belvedere 10-30 loss v Cork Constitution 33-0 loss to tarf 0-29 loss to Clontarf 19-3 loss to […]

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 […]

Tense showdown sees DUFC romp to victory over Oxford

Trinity Rugby came out top in their annual showdown against Oxford University in College Park last Wednesday.

Balance the key for Tony Smeeth

Heading up Trinity Rugby is a delicate balancing act for Tony Smeeth, DUFC’s director of rugby.

Trinity Rugby returns to College Park in style

DUFC comes home to its iconic ground with a 26-17 win over Malone RFC.

Trinity lose out narrowly in annual Colours match.

David Fanagan reports on the hard-fought encounter between Trinity and UCD in last week’s annual Colours match.

DUFC excel at club championships and Maynooth Novice Cup

David Byrne reports on DUFC’s recent success at both their Club Championships as well as the NUI Maynooth Novice Cup.

DUFC celebrate 160th anniversary

Sarah Burns takes a closer look at Trinity’s rugby club on its 160th birthday.

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