An autopsy of the Autumn Nations Cup

Will this new tournament become a new fixture?

November internationals are one of the key dates in the rugby calendar. The last chance for coaches to try out new teams and tactics ahead of the following year’s Six Nations Championship. It is also one of the few occasions …


Return to rugby is no obstacle for Ryan Baird

Baird discusses his time with DUFC and what he’s learning at Leinster

Leinster fans all over the world will have experienced a mixed return to rugby. The province dominated the domestic league and won the Guinness Pro14 for a seventh time, this time totally undefeated. However, this was followed by a disappointing …


Playing through a pandemic

A look at the life of an athlete in quarantine

Since the outbreak of Covid-19, many people have been longing for the return of sport. As much fun as it is to watch highlights of glory days or to become obsessed with Formula 1 having watched F1: Drive to Survive, …


Catching up with the captains

A peek into the lives of Trinity’s sporting elite

Trinity has an incredible array of sporting societies available to students. Whether they want to try their hand at a new hobby or train eight nights a week for fame and glory, there is something for everyone. But occasionally, it …


Out of left field: DU Croquet Club

The renaissance of hoops and hammers

What are the first things that come to mind when you think of croquet? Top hats and tails? Monocles and mallets? Cult classic film and musical Heathers? These are understandable first reactions and in all honesty, when I sat down


DUFC season cut short as IRFU end all domestic rugby

The decision was made to protect player health and welfare as the coronavirus pandemic grows

Dublin University Football Club (DUFC) will not get a chance to finish out their campaign in the All-Ireland League (AIL) Division 1. The Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) have made the decision to cancel all domestic rugby competitionse immediately, as …