Cheltenham: The jewel in Racing’s Crown

By Sam Curtin    To begin this piece, I must admit to knowing very little about Horse Racing despite coming from a household which is fanatical about the sport. Namely my old man. However, like many people, Cheltenham along with the Grand National, is the time of year when we all believe ourselves to be…

Interview: Jack Casey of UCC Rugby

By Sam Curtin With UCC Rugby in the middle of a hectic season and celebrating a special 150th anniversary next year, I caught up with Jack Casey who is the Development Officer for the club. UCC rugby is the biggest club in the university with over 180 active members. With five teams competing across various…

UCC Sport Roundup

By Sam Curtin    With covid restrictions lifted, the vast majority of sports clubs in UCC are back playing competitive matches. Every issue until Christmas we will provide an update on some of the key stories involving UCC sport. Now it is time to take a look some of the other action that’s been happening…

No Joy for UCC in County Championships

By Sam Curtin   It was a case of near misses for UCC in both the hurling and football county championships as the students bowed out at the opening and semi-final stage of the Cork Premier Senior championships (Divisions/Colleges). Hurling The hurlers were the first team in action as they faced a tough challenge coming…