The Perfect Formula?

We’ve had a lot of buzz around UCC in the past number of weeks regarding the use of plastics and the effects we have on the environment; with UCC having recently opened Ireland’s first plastic-free café. In the last few months, the world has become really aware of just how bad we are polluting the…

A Student/Player Life

David Hurley, 19, is a second year Arts student and a current player for League of Ireland side Cobh Ramblers. Hurley began playing soccer for Tramore Athletic when he was five years old. He also played for Avondale and then Ringmahon Youth Team before being spotted by Ramblers when he was 16.  He was part…

MVG DOMINATES IN DUBLIN

The Citywest Hotel was buzzing as the dart fanatics of the world descended on Dublin for the annual World Grand Prix of darts. The week-long event saw 32 of the world’s top players competing for a total prize fund of £400,000. The notorious ‘double in, double out’ format has caused some major upsets in the…

Artificial surfaces – hit or miss?

In a world where we are moving towards artificial intelligence, the same can be said for the playing surface used to play our beloved games on. However, despite their increasing popularity, are artificial surfaces really the way to go? First of all, let us look at the pros. Artificial surfaces require much less maintenance then…

Who Runs the World?

Women have been subject to degradation, misrepresentation, discrimination and injustices of every other kind throughout history. While we love to believe we currently live in a world of equality, sadly the truth is that we are very far off. Obviously, conditions have improved in the last century, in so far as women won the right…

Around the Grounds at UCC

The start of a new college year breathes life once again into the competitive animal that is UCC and its clubs are out to build on previous successes. The first few weeks of the year bring a lot of trials and trainings, but for those clubs that have already kicked off their seasons, let’s round-up…