Wonder boy’s meteoric rise

Alicia Lloyd talks to former Trinity player Niyi Adeolokun about his quick rise to professional rugby after recently signing a two-year deal with Connacht.

sport1One of my all time favourite quotes about the game of rugby came from former sports journalist Alfred E Crawley: “The tactical difference between association football and rugby with all its varieties seems to be that in the former, the …


Shooting for the stars

Alicia Lloyd talks to Stephanie Roche, the first Irish footballer to be nominated for the much coveted Puskas FIFA Goal of the Year award.


The first female to win the Puskas award. The first Irish person to win the Puskas award. It has quite a ring to it. Stephanie Roche. The name now ubiquitous. Robin van Persie, James Rodriguez. Not only will you have …


Tackling a different foe

sport1In the Ireland of today, I believe it would be a difficult undertaking to find someone who has been unaffected by suicide. Whether directly or indirectly, the level to which this problem affects us knows no bounds. The numbers of …


Breaking new ground

sport1Fresh from playing for Ireland at the recent Rugby World Cup semi-finals, Ailis Egan, a Trinity alumna, spoke to Alicia Lloyd, our Sport Editor, about what it’s like to play the women’s game.

Ireland beat the All Blacks this summer. …