Age Is Just A Number For Roger Federer

On February 17th, Roger Federer once again rewrote the tennis history books. A double fault from Dutchman Robin Haase on match point in Rotterdam ensured that Federer would take over at the top of the ATP rankings, breaking several records in the process. On Monday Federer became the oldest player to attain the #1 spot…

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…

UCC triumph over Templemore visitors

UCC Ladies Premier soccer squad secured a deserved victory against Garda College, Templemore, with a final scoreline of 4-1. The action at the open set the tone for the rest of the match with the home side the brighter of the two teams, with Lydia Looney testing Garda goalkeeper, Jennifer MacNicholas, in the early stages….

Mixed opening for UCC Hurling

Photo by Matt Browne/Sportsfile, article written by Dylan O’Connell and Adrian McGearty Following a mixed opening for UCC senior hurling in the Fitzgibbon Cup, the college will have to sweat it out with an away quarterfinal following a win against CIT but a loss to UCD. UCC opened the campaign with a convincing 1-19 to 0-12 point…

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…

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…