By All Means Necessary 

Writes Barry Grainger The UFC promised to be the first US sporting promotion to return with sold out arenas. On April 24th they will fulfill that promise at UFC 261. Is it too much too soon? UFC president Dana White has never done things by half measures. In a world where many sporting commissioners are…

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…

The curious case of Jakob Ingebrigtsen

Sam Curtin, Deputy Sports Editor  While most Irish eyes were set on the green contingent in Torun, Poland, most of the European athletics community were glued to the sport’s latest prodigy in Jakob Ingebrigtsen of Norway. The 20-year-old Norwegian completed an historic 1500 and 3000m double two weeks ago and did so with relative ease…

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…

Food for Thought: What Fuels our Athletes

Writes Ronan Maloney The role of nutrition in sport has grown to become a diverse and fundamental conversation, with particular emphasis landing on the food market. With more consumers turning to food businesses in search of the newest and most on-trend products to help them to exceed in their given field, scientific and technological advancements…