Success Crucial for Colleges in 2017

Preparations are well underway for the 2017 Sigerson and Fitzgibbon Cup ahead of this year’s competitions. For UCC they will be chasing their first Sigerson title since 2014, and first Fitzgibbon title since 2013. Following an abysmal 2016 for both college teams, which saw UCC failing to make the Sigerson and Fitzgibbon weekends, and means…

Aussie Rules Fever Hits Leeside

European and Australian sport mixes at UCC next weekend as the college gears up to host the 2017 Fitzpatrick Cup. The one day tournament, organised by the Australian Football League Europe, will bring together some of Europe’s top colleges for the one day tournament at The Farm sports grounds in Curraheen. On the day UCC…

Derby day victory for UCC

Ashbourne Cup: CIT 3-15 to 0-12   On a cold and dreary night at CIT Sports Complex, UCC braved the weather to enjoy an impressive 12 point win over their crosstown rivals. In the 60 minutes UCC never looked like settling back, but from the opening minute pressed and attacked the UCC defence. Across the…

Clonakilty Food Co and Cork City FC invite schools to enter season-long rewards programme

Clonakilty Food Co., home of Clonakilty Sausages and the famous Clonakilty Black Pudding, and Cork City FC have announced the launch of their schools programme: ‘Clonakilty Take Pride in your Jersey’. Centred around supporting young Cork City FC fans and families in the community, ‘Clonakilty Take Pride in your Jersey’ is inviting primary schools across…

Munster Centre of Excellence Launched

The Football Association of Ireland, Cork County Council and FORAS together launched the project to develop a Munster Centre of Excellence for football in Cork. At an event in Cork County Hall, details of the project were announced for the football facility, which will support the provision of training, participation and playing facilities for players…