Success for UCC Ultimate at IFDA Awards

UCC Ultimate Frisbee had a number of winners at the Irish Flying Disc Association Awards on November 4th. UCC Graduate and UCC Ultimate Frisbee legend Leanne O’Neill won an award for “Outstanding Contribution to the Development of Irish Disc Sports.” She described her achievements by saying: “This season I was Rebel Ladies Indoor Coach, on the coaching…

UCC dampen Dolphin spirits

At a misty Mardyke arena, UCC Seniors scraped past a spirited Dolphin side to win 20-19. In what was overall a largely entertaining game, the first twenty minutes were a stalemate with the sin-binning of UCC captain Ryan Murphy for a dangerous tackle on Dolphin back Cian McGovern being the main talking point. The deadlock…

UCC students shine brightly at the All Stars

On a glittering night to mark an equally glittering GAA season, the stars of the GAA world descended upon the Dublin Convention Centre for the PWC GAA/GPA All-Star Awards 2017. The gala black-tie event recognises the individual achievements of GAA’s finest in both sporting codes: hurling and Gaelic football. It was a particularly memorable night…

Cork City WFC Shine in Aviva

Cork City were the all-around winners coming out of the Finals Day in the Aviva Stadium last Sunday. John Caulfield’s men claimed the first League & Cup double win for a Cork team since 1951, when Cork Athletic brought both trophies to Leeside. Not content with winning just the one trophy on the day, Frank…