Talking about fight club

  “Some people get punched in the face once and won’t come back, some people just get a feel for it. It’s perfectly normal not to want to get punched in the face”   “He’s a southpaw and I hadn’t copped it,” he says as he pushes his chair back from the table, the better […]

The ride to success

     “It’s just a sport or a hobby, that’s the way I see it. Once it becomes your job it takes a lot of the enjoyment out of it, not race riding just going out riding every morning.”   To play sport at the top level, whether as a professional or as an amateur […]

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 […]

‘Fight Like a Girl’ Charity Boxing Fundraiser

Over the course of our interview the most striking thing about Sean and Paddy Headon is their seemingly boundless ambition. “There was another company with similar idea, and we performed at one of their nights,” Sean tells me, “I just thought, ‘we could do this more professionally’. Also, we weren’t happy with what they were […]

Former judge and current DUBC president Donagh McDonagh named DUCAC chairperson

The Dublin University Central Athletic Club (DUCAC) held its annual general meeting on Thursday October 13, in keeping with the tradition of holding the AGM on the third Thursday of Michaelmas Term. As has also been tradition over recent years, the AGM came at a time of discord within DUCAC and the Department of Sport, […]

Trinity Olympians, past and present

Upon the arrival of the Olympic year, Trinity News takes a look at two of Trinity’s own Olympians, past and present.

Refreshers Week – New Year, new sport? Emma Dooney takes on the Trampoline

Emma Dooney always hated team sports; will the trampoline prove a welcome change or a return to old embarrassments?

The announcement of Pinks

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

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Illustration

Aisling Crabbe
Natalia Duda
Sarah Morel
Mike Dolan
John Tierney
Naoise Dolan
Sarah Larragy
Mubbashir Ali Sultan
Nadia Bertaud
Daniel Tatlow

Photography

Kevin O'Rourke
Ines Niarchos
Huda Awan