This Morning

This morning; the news headline waiting 27 years finally broke on Warrington: Justice. To anyone; no matter what sport you follow, the words 96 and Justice went hand in hand every year every season. Across Europe the European Elites such as Borussia Dortmund and Celtic regularly displayed, “Justice for the 96” banners. At home in…

Preview: Cork City vs. Dundalk

In football, no matter what we say about it; we all want to win. Dubbed as the “curtain raiser” tomorrow afternoon, Cork City FC will lock horns again with rivals Dundalk in the Presidents Cup at Turners Cross. Yet, unlike most preseason friendlies, City and Dundalk carriers a different weight. In 2014 and 2015, whenever…

UCC Judo Soars Again in 2016

This weekend UCC Judo competed in the 2016 Intervarsites Competition held in the Foyle Arena in Derry. There were 10 Universities taking part, with over 140 competitors in total. UCC Judo travelled the furthest and brought up 15 competitors. We came away with 28 medals in total and 3 prestigious awards. UCC Ladies entered two…

League of Ireland; Real Football, Real Fans?

March 4th 2016; the turnstiles lie silent. Blade after blade withers under the spring time breeze. Turners Cross is silent. Not even 24 hours later, a City will flock to the much hallowed ground; draped in the green red and white of Cork City FC. Turners Cross; traditionally an aging population brought to life each…

The Big Interview: Noel Healy

  Ahead of the 2016 Collingwood Cup, Sports Editor Dylan O Connell sat down with UCC Manager and former Cork City FC player Noel  Healy for a quick word on winning, management, and the beautiful game itself. How’re you feeling about the Collingwood this year? We’re feeling good. Like any University team, you lose players…

Irish Tennis Intervarsities Come to UCC

On Wednesday 24th February, college tennis players from all around the country will travel to UCC for the annual tennis intervarsities. Representatives from Queens University Belfast, University College Dublin, Dublin City University, Trinity College Dublin, Sligo IT and University College Cork will take part in the four day event. With Trinity having claimed both the…