Play like a girl: Ladies GAA

Continuing his series on women in Trinity’s sporting world, Joel Coussins talks to three of the stars of Trinity’s Ladies Gaelic Football team: Deirdre Kennedy, a 3rd year MSIS student, Petra McCafferty and Michelle Peel, Senior Sophister Physiotherapy and


Pain now, beer later

Sports editor Clare McCarthy in conversation with some Trinity Students who completed the Dublin marathon over the bank holiday weekend.

“Pain and elation,” summed up Stephen Broe, a Maths and French student, speaking of his first-time marathon experience.

Broe was among the 16,825 people who took to the streets of Dublin over the October bank holiday weekend to run the


Trinity winning streak halted by powerful Landsdowne

Trinity made a lightening fast start to the game, with a foot in touch denying a try to elusive winger, Colm Hogan, in their first attack. Trinity came out with three points courtesy of a penalty from out-half, Jack McDermott, but immediately surrendered that lead by conceding a penalty after the restart.

A massively physical Lansdowne outfit saw the back of Trinity in a classic College Park clash this afternoon, putting down an energetic DUFC in the process. Lansdowne struggled to contain the flair and pace of the Trinity attack, but unfortunately


Football and the death of passion

Dylan O’Sullivan deconstructs the nature of sport as a surrogate battleground in the modern age

“It was more than just a game – it was a battle.”

As the human race has evolved over the centuries, our appetite for battle has come under increasing attack. The aggression and tribalism that led our species out of …


Trinity athletes impress at track and field championships

Clare McCarthy reports on Trinity’s performance at the IUAA Indoor Track & Field Championships 2016.

Friday 12 February heralded the arrival of the IUAA Indoor Track & Field Championships. Trinity’s athletes rose at an ungodly hour to catch the bus from Trinity to Athlone IT. Trinity had an impressive turnout of 25 athletes competing, not


DU Trampoline returns from Glasgow with fantastic results, medals, memories and more

Roisin Greening, current DU Trampoline Captain, reflects on a successful weekend of competing.


On Thursday 4th of February DU Trampoline Club embarked on their annual international adventure to take part in the Scottish Student Trampoline Open, or SSTO as it is affectionately referred to by those who attend. SSTO is the largest


Trinity camogie team come out on top in crucial encounter

The impressive 0-12 to 1-2 victory over St Mary’s of Belfast sees Trinity progress to the Fr Meachair finals weekend in Galway

SPORTIt was chilly for yesterday evening’s key decider between the Trinity College, Dublin and St Mary’s College, Belfast camogie teams. The match began shortly after six on a cold evening in Clanna Gael GAA Club and after a scrappy start …