Cork City Announce Alan Bennett Testimonial

Cork City FC recently announced that a testimonial match will be held for club legend Alan Bennett. This special match will kick off at 3pm on Saturday 14th of September at Turners Cross. A Cork City XI will take on a squad of Cork City Legends, including Neal Horgan, Liam Kearney and Colin Healy. Bennett…

University Life: Prospectus 2018

“The skull and crossbones and the Rebel Army are marrying” spoke Dr. Michael Murphy in November 2016. In a brightly lit Devere Hall, under the glint of the freshly polished FAI Cup and with an air of optimism, University College Cork and Cork City FC launched a two year partnership deal. Under this deal, UCC’s…

Cobh Ramblers FC 0-1 Cork City FC

(Photo by Doug Minihane) As far as derbies go, Cork clubs Cork City FC and Cobh Ramblers have been starved of local clashes of late, with the City vs. County playing out in the annual pre-season friendly between the Ramblers and the Rebels. Saturday’s game, despite the preseason cobwebs and muddled surface, proved to be…

The times they are a’ changin

Across football, the way we watch the game is changing. It is no longer a case of following your local team every week and listening in every other week for the away scores or checking the ‘teletext’. It is no longer a game of turning up and seeing your team and heading home. Football matches…

Return of the Munster Senior League

Following on from last season’s heart stopping title decider, where Sean Mcloughlin’s late winner secured the double for UCC, the Munster Senior League returns for University College Cork. In what will be a testing season for Noel Healy’s side, the former Cork City FC player will be hoping to build upon an outstanding 2016/17 which…

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…