Archive for football

UCD 0-2 Derry City

Posted in Life with tags , on 12 March 2011 by Steve

“Derry City earned their first win of the Airtricity Premier Division season as Gareth McGlynn and Daniel Lafferty struck to see off UCD at the UCD Bowl on Friday night …” (more)

[RTÉ Sport, 11 March]

Davidson’s harsh lesson for Students

Posted in Life with tags , on 1 March 2011 by Steve

“UCD will be disappointed to exit the Setanta Cup after a strong second-half showing at New Grosvenor …” (more)

[Independent, 1 March]

University Football Teams Battle it out for the Collingwood Cup 2011

Posted in Life with tags , , , on 26 February 2011 by Steve

“A strong UCC team held off tough competition from NUIG to win 1-0 with a goal in extra time in the final of the 2011 Collingwood Cup to win the trophy as this year’s winners …” (more)

[Trinity Communications Office, 25 February]

UCD lead nominations for Sigerson ‘greatest’

Posted in Life with tags , on 17 November 2010 by Steve

“UCD lead the way in the list of nominations for the Sigerson Cup ‘Team of the Century.’ As part of the planned celebrations for the centenary year of the famous third-level football cup, a team will be chosen from a shortlist of 60 …” (more)

[Colm Keys, Independent, 17 November]

UCD 0-2 Dundalk: Students Lose the Battle but Win the War

Posted in Life with tags , on 19 October 2010 by Steve

“One victory from their last three matches was needed for UCD to guarantee another year of Premier Division football at the Belfield Bowl. Friday night saw UCD host Dundalk and like UCD, Dundalk were not safe just yet, only needing two points from their final three games …” (more)

[Sam Geoghegan, University Observer, 19 October]

Slick Sligo punish students

Posted in Life with tags , on 16 August 2010 by Steve

LEAGUE OF IRELAND PREMIER DIVISION: Sligo Rovers 4, UCD 0 A stunning goal by skipper Conor O’Grady three minutes before half time opened the flood gates for Sligo at the Showgrounds on Saturday night …” (more)

[Irish Times, 16 August]

January’s children hit heights on pitch

Posted in Life with tags , on 3 July 2010 by Steve

“Ambitious parents who would like to see their son or daughter play for the Irish football team when teenagers have been told to plan the birth of their child for the start of the year. Researchers at University College Cork found young footballers born in the early part of the year are more likely to be selected to play at an elite level …” (more)

[Eilish O’Regan, Independent, 3 July]

DCU are quick off the mark

Posted in Life with tags , on 25 January 2010 by Steve

DCU 0-16 Offaly 0-8: Dublin City University taught Offaly a big lesson when they waltzed to a very easy double-scores win in the O’Byrne Cup at O’Connor Park yesterday. The students tore into the game with real abandon from the start as they camped in the Offaly half …” (more)

[Irish Times, 25 January]

Hackett’s Westmeath are no match for slick DCU

Posted in Life with tags , on 18 January 2010 by Steve

“Brendan Hackett’s reign as Westmeath senior football manager got off to a disappointing start at St Loman’s Lakepoint Park in Mullingar yesterday when a much fitter and slicker DCU side registered a 0-18 to 0-8 victory over an understrength home side …” (more)

[Irish Times, 18 January]

Final McGrath Cup clash called off

Posted in Life with tags , , on 14 January 2010 by Steve

“Tonight’s McGrath Senior Football Cup clash between Limerick v Waterford IT at 7.30pm at the Staker Wallace Pitch, Bulgaden, Co Limerick has been called off. No new date has been given for the rescheduled preliminary fixture …” (more)

[Irish Examiner, 14 January]

UCD football

Posted in Life with tags , on 26 November 2009 by Steve

“UCD have won the First Division fair play award. ….” (tweet)

[UCD AFC, Twitter, 25 November]

UCD overcome Queen’s in quarter finals

Posted in Life with tags , , on 24 November 2009 by Steve

“UCD’s first year footballers overcame a determined challenge from Queen’s University Belfast on a blustery Wednesday afternoon last week, in the quarter final of the Fresher’s Cup. On home ground, however, the UCD side had a very difficult time subduing this physical Queen’s outfit …” (more)

[Patrick Guiney, University Observer, 24 November]