UCC Sports Update

writes Liam Grainger Rowing: A major congratulations to Quercus Sports Scholar, Margaret Cremen, who recently broke the Irish lightweight 2,000m record and became the first Irish lightweight woman to go under 7 mins. Margaret is currently studying Sports Studies & Physical Education, and has an exciting few months ahead of her as she attempts to…

UCC Graduates Represented at Camogie All-Stars

writes Liam Grainger Three UCC graduates were represented in this year’s camogie All-Star awards. Hannah Looney, Orla Cronin, and Chloe Sigerson were all recognized at last weekend’s Liberty Insurance Camogie All-Stars ceremony. The ceremony, which was held virtually this year due to public health restrictions, saw last year’s champions Kilkenny dominate the honours list with…

Want to Join UCC Sport’s Best Kept Secret? Then Get Inline

Writes Liam Grainger, Sports Editor Boasting over sixty individual sports clubs, UCC has well established itself as one of the top Irish universities in the number of extra-curricular activities it has on offer. A handful of these clubs require no introduction and are as old, and often as celebrated, as the university itself. Some more…

UCC Sport Catch-Up

UCC Sport has remained relatively quiet since the beginning of the 2020/2021 academic year, with few clubs returning to competitive action. It is expected that with a loosening of public health restrictions in December that clubs will be able to increase their operating capacity towards the end of the year; the reopening of the Mardyke…

FAI elitism risks underage exodus

The Football Association of Ireland this week released their Elite Player Pathway proposal, which outlined a number of steps that would restructure the underage set up in domestic football leagues in Ireland. It comes as Johnathan Hill was recently announced as the association’s latest CEO, coming into effect on November 1st. The 57-year-old England native…