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…

Ditch the treadmill and join the zumba party! | Áine Organ

Sick of running on the treadmill? Not seeing results from weights? Want some abs to grate cheese from?! Why not join a zumba class? Vice-captain of UCC Dance Club, Áine Organ is starting her own zumba classes Thursday 29th November. These zumba classes will be on every Thursday in The Locker Room Gym on Washington Street….

Demons give Moycullen nightmares | Kevin Galvin

UCC Demons 96 Moycullen 66 During his pre-match thoughts, Demons coach Paul Kelleher stressed his side’s need to “take another step up” for last Friday night’s game against Moycullen. And they did just that with a sublime performance over a physical Moycullen outfit which saw the home team extend their winning run to eight and…

UL defeat UCC ladies in season opener | Zoe Grattage

UCC Ladies Rugby faced off against old rivals ULLR on Wednesday the 14th of November in Annacotty. This was the first league match of the season for UCC and for many of their new players it was their first time playing for the college. Ultimately, the score line did not reflect the efforts of both…

UCC fixtures for coming fortnight

The Fresher hurling semi-final has been confirmed for Wednesday at 1pm in NUIG’s Drangan grounds. Image: WIT GAA Basketball Men’s SuperLeague Fixtures: Sat 24th Nov: UL Eagles – UCC Demons @ 7.30pm in the UL Arena Sat 1st Dec: Killester – UCC Demons @ 6pm in the IWA Clontarf Hockey (Ladies) Irish Senior Cup round…

Underdogs barking up the right tree | Barry Aldworth

The world of sport can at times seem very predictable. The same teams win the same trophies and the same players dominate year in year out. However sometimes this predictable nature of sport is shattered… Sometimes the underdog comes out on top; sometimes the easy victory becomes a bitter loss. Throughout this article I will…

Bentleys losing their va-va-voom | Darragh Collins

I had one of those moments the other day when you suddenly think of a player and wonder; “Oh yeah, where’s he gone?” This player was David Bentley. Signed by Tottenham Hotspur for £17 million in 2008, Bentley now lines out for Rostov FC, an average Russian side on loan. This made me ponder, why…