Spórt: Níos mó ná caitheamh aimsire

Is fear réasunta óg mé atá ag fulaignt le mórcheisteanna mo shaoil, a leithéidi, scrúdaithe, airgead, fostaíocht, dífhostaíocht agus mar sin de. Ní foláir a rá go bhfuil gnéithe dem shaol a bhraithfinn go mór uaim, dá sciobfaí uaim iad agus nílimse ag déanamh trácht do ghléasanna nua-aimseartha ar nós “Facebook” nó “Snapchat”. Táimse ag…

Contrariety within the worlds of sports

Every kid growing up would have at some point in time acquainted themselves with the ‘make-believe’ world that is professional wrestling. Whether it be through the medium of television, conversation or performing the newest finishing maneuver accompanied by subliminal thoughts of the “please do not try this at home” advertisement. It goes without saying that…

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…

From College Road to Rio; the Olympic Connection

While the road to Rio is long, and many of us are left to our television screens for our fill of the boxing, golf and cycling, UCC has brought the action closer this summer. On the 4th & 6th of July, UCC hosted two international hockey matches between Ireland and the Netherlands in the build up to…

UCC Judo Soars Again in 2016

This weekend UCC Judo competed in the 2016 Intervarsites Competition held in the Foyle Arena in Derry. There were 10 Universities taking part, with over 140 competitors in total. UCC Judo travelled the furthest and brought up 15 competitors. We came away with 28 medals in total and 3 prestigious awards. UCC Ladies entered two…

Miller’s French odyssey off to a flying start

  Stephen Barry | News Editor On Wednesday night Alison Miller will board a chartered flight in Dublin, and set course for Pau in the South of France. She will arrive at the Pyrénéen airport that night, and settle down in her hotel room two days before her big game on Friday. It will be…

International Rules – The show must go on | Pagriag Martin

In the aftermath of the 2011 International Rules series I wrote in this very paper that the hybrid game was worth persevering with despite question marks over its significance beyond affording players the opportunity to represent their country. Two years later I am of the same view, though at this juncture it seems abundantly clear…