Colts inspire beyond the football field | Barry Aldworth

“As we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.” – Marianne Williamson The world of sport is often viewed as being focused on the individual, and often seen to be doing little for the…

Spring in Irish step after autumn harvest | Brian Barry

A loss and two wins. It was the minimum requirement. But judging by the manner in which these results were carried out, the Guinness Autumn Series can be viewed as a relative success for Ireland. Going into November on the back of four straight losses and missing a host of household names, the South Africa…

Controversy and genius driving the addiction | Dylan White

There are many reasons why the ordinary, hardworking man loves football. Firstly, the phenomenon has the ability to produce moments of divine ingenuity. The impossible is made possible before the human eye, exhilarating even the notorious prawn sandwich brigade. Therefore I pose the question – why does the average punter become so easily seduced by…

Sport in Brief – UK bronze for UCC ladies | Matthew O’Callaghan, Stephen Barry and Tommy Hannigan

Ultimate Frisbee: After winning the chance to be the only Irish varsity squad to enter UK nationals, UCC ladies team took Cardiff by storm, comfortably winning all of their pool matches on Saturday by beating high calibre colleges such as Sussex and Nottingham. Sunday brought a victory over Haze Ultimate in UCC’s quarter-final. However, the…

Champions look to avoid stage fright | Darragh Collins

It’s make or break time in this week’s Champions League action. There are 13 places in the round of 16 already filled, with holders Chelsea among the six teams in contention for the remaining three spots are up for grabs in the final group games this Tuesday and Wednesday. First place in four groups will…

Rugby ladies get back to winning ways | Kelly McGuinness

UCC played host to Carlow IT on Wednesday, November 28th, a day which provided perfect conditions that guaranteed an entertaining game of rugby. From the first whistle, UCC received the kick off and dominated the game. Zoe Grattage took on the ball and broke the defensive line which Carlow struggled to maintain throughout. The UCC…

Fixtures, Results, Standings

Basketball Mens SuperLeague Results: UL Eagles 83 UCC Demons 72 (S Coughlan 20, N O’Reilly 14, S Duggan 14) Killester 85 UCC Demons 77 (C O’Sullivan 22, K Walker 22, S Colgan 16, N O’Reilly 14) Fixtures: Sun 16th Dec: UCC Demons vs UCD Marian @ 3.15pm in the Mardyke Fri 28th Dec: UCC Demons…

UCC Students Getting to the Heart Of It

Over 100 of University College Cork’s top athletes will be undergoing potentially lifesaving cardiac screening on Dec 6th & 12th. The University’s Clubs Executive – the joint student and staff body – funded cardiac screening for all students on a sports scholarship. Countries like Italy, where anyone who plays organised sport has to get cardiac screening…