Great but not the greatest

Whilst this season’s Manchester City team are no doubt impressive, they cannot yet be called the Premier League’s best ever

As I sit down to write this article, I have just indulged in a handy 90 minutes of procrastination by watching Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City side demolish Everton at Goodison Park. Of all of the City performances I’ve watched this


Four reasons to get into Formula 1 this year

With the new F1 season starting today, Joel Coussins gives some compelling arguments as to why this year is as good as any to start watching the sport

Formula 1 can perhaps best be described as something of an afterthought when it comes to the Irish sporting landscape. Indeed, it has been 15 years since an Irish driver appeared on the grid, with Ralph Firman lasting just a


Pride in what you do

Former Q-soc auditor and Dublin Devil’s striker Oli Riordan talks to Joel Coussins about the marriage between the footballing and LGBTQ+ communities

LGBTQ+ representation and discrimination in sport, specifically soccer, is one of the hot-button issues in sport right now — something I touched on in my last article for this newspaper. In fact, writing that piece, and the research I did


Actions speak louder than tokens

International soccer has made a lot of progress in tackling racism and homophobia, but there is still plenty more to be done

Last weekend saw the marking of what has become one of football’s stand-out beacons of diversity: the wearing of rainbow laces. What this involves is, for one weekend and one weekend only, every player on every team from the Premier


It’s a kind of magic

Sports editor Joel Coussins talks to Dublin Draíochta Dragons and Ireland coach Stefan Scheurer about the rise of competitive Quidditch.

Ask a person on the street to name ten sports played in Ireland, and you’re unlikely to find anyone who lists Quidditch amongst their top ten. Unless, of course, the person you ask is Stefan Scheurer, the President of Quidditch


Trinity unlucky in Athlone loss

Trinity Ladies Rugby team lose second game of the season 12-10 against Athlone Institute of Technology

Despite a second-half comeback, DUFC Ladies lost their second game on the bounce to Athlone IT (AIT) at College Park. AIT dominated a first half in which a strong wind negated much of Trinity’s kicking game, with the visiting team