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DU Lawn Tennis Club

Kicking off the second semester in the Tennis club sees training resume on the 23rd with advanced on Mondays, intermediates on Wednesdays and beginners on Fridays, all at their usual times. A new advanced mixed hour has been added from 9 to 10pm every Monday.

Multiple teams and their supporters travelled to Intervarsities in Belfast at the end of February. The three-day competition saw the ladies first battle it out against UCD in the finals, securing second place. The men’s first team also had a fantastic competition, making it to the semi-finals.

The Winter League campaign finished on March 12, which saw the ladies firsts just miss out on the final following their defeat in the semi-finals in Shankill.

On the social scene, a trip to Barcelona is coming up, with a team and many supporters flying over for a friendly competition against Esade University.

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Junior Rugby

The J4’s had a great win over UCD on March 3 in College Park. DUFC conceded a try early on, but regrouped well and saw out the tight encounter on a scoreline of 10-5. Thanks to all the supporters who came down and gave the night a good atmosphere. The J4’s will play UCD again in the Metro Cup Quarter Final on April 1.

This year’s Maughan Scally cup, the intervarsity competition was due to take place last Saturday, March 11. However, due to bad weather it was cancelled.

The Metro 6 league final will take place at 6pm on March 25 in College Park. We will be up against a good Clontarf FC team, so all support would very much be welcome.

4 days later, on Wednesday 29 the Junior Colours match will be on in College Park.