Out of Left Field: DU Sailing Club

Trinity’s sailors are keen to get back out on the water

Forty people, thirty days, a daily jump into the sea – last November, DU Sailing Club members raised funds for men’s mental health charities by swimming in the sea each day of Movember. The fundraiser was one of a handful …

European Super League: a wake up call for fans

Supporters should demand far more from clubs than cheap apologies

“The biggest football joke of all time.” This was how Norwegian newspaper Dagbladet described the selection of Qatar as 2022 World Cup hosts in December 2010. “It is all merely an example of the unfeeling hyper-capitalism that has come to …

Online exam season presents new challenges for staying healthy and active

Tech neck, sore eyes and disrupted sleep are but a few of the problems posed by solely digital learning. Here are a few remedies

Each time exam season rolls around, students are inevitably inundated with reminders on the importance of eating healthily, drinking enough water and staying active during exam season, for the sake of our mental and physical health. Whether or not you …

The Wim Hof method challenge is taken on by Trinity’s own Mark McGauran

With a focus on breathing, cold exposure, and concentration, the challenge is supposed to deepen the connection between body and mind

Commonly known as the “Iceman”, Dutch extreme athlete Wim Hof has come to fame by breaking cold exposure records including running a half marathon north of the Arctic Circle barefoot, hiking Mount Kilimanjaro in shorts, and even standing covered with …

The crossover of influencers to other entertainment varieties, in particular combat sports

The upcoming fight between Jake Paul and Ben Askren is a perfect example of influencers trying to make it in the world of professional sports

The highly anticipated upcoming bout between Jake Paul (YouTube star and social media personality) and Ben Askren (former Bellator and ONE Welterweight champion) sees the pair facing off in a boxing ring on the 17 April 2021. This fight is …

DU Fencing’s inter-varsity relay lasts the distance

Raising much needed funds for Jigsaw Youth Mental Health, the virtual event brought the fencing community together among universities

Due to COVID-19, the annual fencing intervarsities were cancelled – this didn’t stop DU Fencing though. Despite the less than fortunate circumstances, the club rose to the occasion and decided to make the most of the situation and raise €3,500 …

Giving volleyball a kick

With an impressive history dating back hundreds of years, sepak takraw is a test of dexterity, strength, and speed

Have you ever wanted to take volleyball to the next level? Incorporate a bit of footwork into the manoeuvres or even just kick the ball back over the net? Or, for those avid footballers, try juggling while dribbling with the …

Out of Left Field: DU Rifle Club

With a social scene to brag about, Club Captain Joseph McDonnell speaks to the club’s accessibility for all students

It’s no secret that shooting is not a very common sport in Ireland, yet Trinity is lucky to have its very own Rifle Club, known as DURC.The club fosters an environment of openness and inclusivity that gives students the opportunity …

Hope for the future of the World University games

A multi-sport event that resembles a university student version of the Olympics is still set to take place despite the global pandemic

Following the announcement by the organising committee of the Tokyo Olympic games asking people not to cheer during the torch bearing ceremony which is scheduled for the end of March, many people turned to look at upcoming sports events. With …