UCC women’s team finished 3rd in the Intervarsity Road Relays held in Maynooth last weekend, while the men’s team finished fourth at the events in Kildare.
UCC Demons enjoyed an impressive win over UL Eagles 84-78 in a high scoring affair in Limerick last weekend, while UCC Glanmire defeated NUIG Mystics 81-48 in the Women’s Superleague, and the Under U20’s defeated Brunell 61-50 in the U20 National Cup first round.
UCC enjoyed a mixed run of results across the board with the men opened the weekend with a 1-2 home defeat to Cork Harlequins at the Mardyke in the Munster Senior League UCC women however tasted success as they defeated Clonakilty 4-0 in the Munster Senior League. UCC “2” were knocked out of the Irish Junior Cup 0-2 by Lisnargarvey.
UCC hosted a very successful intervarsity event at the Mardyke Arena, with students from all over the country at the event. It was a great occasion for the college, with UCC’s own Jack Davis winning the Men’s Elite Category, and Nicole Geaney finishing 1st Elite Ladies. Olivier Melon also won the intervanced Men, Aislinn Graham, 2nd Advanced Ladies, and Sara Redding, 3rd Intermediate Ladies
UCC were awarded “College Club of the year” at the IFDA annual awards, while David Rosenfield, founder of the UCC club and the one credited with bringing Ultimate Frisbee to Cork, was inducted into the “Hall of Fame” in recognition of his foresight & work in developing the sport in UCC, Cork & Ireland.