Seeing Red

Three months after the untimely death of Munster rugby’s beloved coach and captain, the effect of the loss of Anthony Foley seems to have revived the club’s competitive edge. Exceptional displays of skill and force, have driven Munster towards a European cup and domestic league challenge. Following an abysmal few years, which saw Munster underachieving…

UCC Shows Their True Colours

It has been an impressive winter for UCC Boxing, who travelled to and won big in Dublin at the 2016 Novice Intervarsities in UCD. Despite stiff competition from the other colleges, UCC ran away the big winners of the event. UCC opened the weekend with some impressive wins in the super heavy category. Josh Barnes…

Answering Ireland’s Call

The battle of Soldier Field will live long in the memory of Irish and world rugby fans alike. Fifteen warriors summoned a performance like no other, one that will likely never be matched. A good win over Canada for the fringe players was followed up by succumbing to an aggressive All Black team last weekend….

Sport: the gift that keeps on giving

A conventional definition from our neighbors across the pond describes sport as “an activity involving physical exertion in which an individual or team competes against another or others for entertainment.” On paper, it seems quite a facile concept, however, reality often casts a stark contrast on what seems to be too good to be true….

UCC Announce Cork City FC Sponsorship Deal

FAI cup winners, Cork City FC, announced on Monday the 21st of November, a three-year sponsorship deal with UCC and The Maradyke Arena. The deal focuses around Cork City’s use of the Maradyke’s facilities, rehabilitation unit and training pitches, and it also includes player support and University scholarships for Cork City players, in order to…

Fighting Star for UCC Judo

Following an excellent 2015/16 season, UCC Judo continued to impress at the North West Open at the Foyle Arena in Derry last week, with the college collecting two gold medals and two silver medals, as well as one bronze medal and the Men’s Team Trophy. The event, organised by the British Judo Association, was the…

Italian Job too Much for City

Despite a brave performance, Sidy Keba Koly’s 61st minute goal was enough to finally put an end to Cork City’s brave inaugural foray in the UEFA Youth League, who matched Italian giants AS Roma pound-for-pound once again, only to just come up short. While the result on the night didn’t go the way of the Rebel…