Highs and (Mainly) Lows for UCC GAA

It has been a mixed few weeks for UCC GAA. Some stellar results, such as the senior hurling team qualifying for the 2017 Fitzgibbon Cup finals weekend, but there has also been much disappointment for the club, with the senior camogie team being beaten in the Ashbourne Cup final, and the senior footballers losing by…

Death of a football club?

On the 23rd of November 2009 Gary O’Neil’s late strike gifted Sporting Fingal the much coveted FAI Cup. In a gruelling campaign the east Dublin side overcame Derry City, Shamrock Rovers and Bray Wanderers to reach the final; in a victory which solidified Sporting’s rise to prominence. What was here was an emerging squad; Irish…

Sailing to Success at UCC

Last weekend UCC Canoe Club travelled to Belfast for the 2017 Intervarsities. In what was a mixed weekend for the college; the Leesiders came through the three day event with a number of success as well as individual awards. The competition began on Friday with the slalom competition with UCC’s Kevin and Seán Cahill, finishing in…

Success Crucial for Colleges in 2017

Preparations are well underway for the 2017 Sigerson and Fitzgibbon Cup ahead of this year’s competitions. For UCC they will be chasing their first Sigerson title since 2014, and first Fitzgibbon title since 2013. Following an abysmal 2016 for both college teams, which saw UCC failing to make the Sigerson and Fitzgibbon weekends, and means…

Aussie Rules Fever Hits Leeside

European and Australian sport mixes at UCC next weekend as the college gears up to host the 2017 Fitzpatrick Cup. The one day tournament, organised by the Australian Football League Europe, will bring together some of Europe’s top colleges for the one day tournament at The Farm sports grounds in Curraheen. On the day UCC…

Derby day victory for UCC

Ashbourne Cup: CIT 3-15 to 0-12   On a cold and dreary night at CIT Sports Complex, UCC braved the weather to enjoy an impressive 12 point win over their crosstown rivals. In the 60 minutes UCC never looked like settling back, but from the opening minute pressed and attacked the UCC defence. Across the…