The death of the half-time team talk

Modern coaches have abandoned aggressive team talks, with some ditching their rousing remarks altogether

Anyone who has ever seen Any Given Sunday will agree that the standout moment in that film is Al Pacino’s final team talk. Here, Pacino’s character, Tony D’Amato, opens his heart to his players and urges them to come together


DUFC swept away in College Park washout

The Trinity side were outmuscled by a sturdy Young Munster on Saturday


Young Munster 21

Dublin University Football Club (DUFC) fell to their ninth defeat in this season’s Energia All-Ireland League (AIL) Division 1A, with a 21-9 loss to Young Munster in atrocious conditions in College Park on Saturday. Three


Second-half comeback not enough for Meteors in Cup final

The Trinity side were edged out 75-71 by Portlaoise Panthers on Sunday

Portlaoise Panthers       75

Trinity Meteors               71

Trinity Meteors fell just short in the Hula Hoops Women’s Division One National Cup Final, losing 75-71 to a clinical Portlaoise Panthers in the National Basketball Arena, Tallaght on Sunday. Despite fighting back in


Aussie Rules: The Irish sports stars playing down under

An interview with Luke Towey on his journey from underage football in Sligo to Melbourne

With every passing graduation, media outlets across the country begin discussing the so-called “brain drain”; the emigration of Ireland’s newest graduates in search of well-paying jobs not available in their own country. What is often less discussed is the drain


Five things to do after your exams

With a four month summer stretch ahead of Trinity students, some ideas may be helpful to fill those long summer days

At last, the dreaded exam season has arrived. For some students, this time of year is the culmination of weeks of hard work, intense study, and long evenings spent in Kinsella Hall. For others, it is a period full of