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…

Replay heartbreak for UCC

In an end-to-end first half; both sides stared hard and strong but neither blinked, as UCC and Sarsfields shot 0-9 apiece. UCC started well through Dara Fitzgibbon, who made it 0-1 with little over a minute played. High pressure troubled the Sars line, as Michael Breen shot wide for the college. UCC were gifted a…

Highs and Lows for College in 2017

Away from the pitch; it has been an equally tried and tested year for UCC’s other clubs. Following a mixed year for the college’s soccer and GAA clubs the baton was firmly passed to judo, surfing, squash, archery and tennis and who enjoyed a multitude of successes over the intervarsity season. UCC Judo added to…

Dozen Point Loss for Cork Hurlers

  Allianz National Hurling League: Tipperary 2-27 Cork 2-15 All the good work of last week’s encouraging performance against Kilkenny was undone as Cork succumbed to a heavy defeat from Tipperary in Thurles today. A twelve-point loss putting the Leesiders back to square one as they prepare to face Galway in a relegation play-off to…

Power Surges to Pip Rebels

Allianz National Hurling League: Cork 2-22 Kilkenny 2-23 In what looked to have been the final attack of the game, with the scores level at 2-22 apiece, Cork keeper Patrick Collins is bringing the ball out and assessing who to pass to. He spots Luke Farrell around the 45 yard line. Cork are still alive…

Hurlers Exit Fitz Cup at Group Stage

University College Cork 1-14 Limerick IT 2-15 University College Cork will know they have left the chance to progress in this year’s Fitzgibbon Cup behind after a lacklustre performance – particularly in front of goal – saw them surrender a late lead against Limerick IT at the Mardyke. This is the second consecutive year that…

Rebels Rising?

Cork vs. Mayo: Pairc Uí Rínn, 31st January 2016, Attendance: 4,649 Under the grey January Skies, the 2016 Allianz National Leagues kicked off this weekend with Cork hosting Mayo at Pairc Uí Rínn. Following on from 2015, both teams came into it under much different circumstances. With the hurt of 2013, 2014, and 2015 still…