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UCC: A Week In Review

The UCC Men’s hockey team continued their good form with a 3-0 win over local rivals Ashton. Goals from Simon Dring, Stephen Jermyn and Barry Cronin meant UCC extended their great form and of course won the bragging rights over their counterparts.

UCC Women’s Soccer began their Premier Division South campaign at home to NUIG last Wednesday night in the Mardyke where they put 7 goals past the Galway side to win 7-1. The Men’s soccer team also began their third level football season last Tuesday. The premier team were defeated by Athlone IT Soccer club 2-1 at the Mardyke, but the Division 4 team had an emphatic 7-3 win against
Kerry College FE at The Farm.

UCC Rowing are enjoying an incredible season, picking up from where they left off last academic year. Anyone following UCC Sport over the past year or so will be aware of the incredible success of Ronan Byrne. Ronan was presented with the Cork Southside District Sports award for September after his fantastic year on the national and international stage. 13 rowers from the UCC Rowing Club have also been invited to take part in the October High Performance Trials which take place in the National Rowing Centre which is a fantastic achievement.

On the rugby front, UCC Quercus Scholar, Jack O’Sullivan received a call up to the Munster Rugby Team. The Academy back-row forward will be joining the team in Johannesburg. The UCC Senior Rugby team also got their AIL 2019/20 Campaign off to a great with a 30-20 victory over Dublin University.