Eyes Turn To Europe For LOI Clubs

Dundalk FC v Riga FC (Latvia) Shamrock Rovers FC v Brann (Norway) Cork City FC v Progres Niederkorn (Luxembourg) St. Patricks Athletic FC v Norrkoping (Sweden). Writes Jack Maguire – Sports Editor After a long, gruelling 2018/19 season, Liverpool were crowned Champions League winners and Chelsea reigned superior in the Europa League. Only weeks after…

The Notorious Retiree

Last week, one of Ireland’s most influential and successful sportspeople announced his retirement as Conor McGregor, a former featherweight and lightweight champion, stepped away from the sport that had made him a household name. ‘The Notorious’ had not fought since his eventful loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov, but his decision to end his career at 30…

Racism Rife on Euro Return

Back in December, Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling was subjected to shocking racist abuse at the hands of Chelsea fans during a Premier League match. Unbeknownst to us all at the time, this incident would ignite the spark that has fuelled the recent discussion about racism in football, worldwide and in the UK, at all levels….

Triple Triumph At UCC

By the last week of February, it had already been a phenomenal start to the year for UCC sport. UCC completed the first Sigerson-Fitzgibbon cup double in 31 years last month, while earlier in the month, UCC beat UL to take the Collingwood Cup to clinch their 14th win in the competition. UCC also extended…

Bye Bye Brendan

On the 26th of February 2019, Brendan Rodgers turned his back on Celtic FC and Scottish football for a new job down south with Leicester City FC on a three year deal. The Foxes are currently sitting 11th in the English Premier League following a series of defeats which lead to Claude Puel’s sacking. Rodgers…

UCC Launch Official Sports Strategy

On 27th February, during a week when UCC was celebrating one of the most successful sporting weeks in their history , the formal launch of the UCC Sports Strategy 2019-2022 took place in the Aula Maxima. The strategy was created after consultation with the 55 clubs of UCC as well as with the wider UCC…

Looking to the Future

As the curtain comes down on another successful season for Cork City FC, we can look back on the positives of a very consistent campaign which included finishing runner up in both the league and the cup. It is very convenient for people to criticise and point out what went wrong for City this season,…

Interview with Niall Culleton

2018 was a fantastic year for Niall Culleton. After a brilliant year in darts, Niall became the Number 1 player in Ireland. Darts has grown exponentially in Ireland and is now a highly contested sport in the country. It takes dedication and years of practice, and Niall is a very dedicated player and the long…