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UL overcome local rivals to win Fitzgibbon Cup

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

UL 1-17 Limerick IT 2-11 Thomas O’Brien’s 61st-minute goal saw the University of Limerick gain their first Ulster Bank Fitzgibbon Cup title since 2002, after a battling display at Waterford IT this afternoon …” (more)

[BreakingNews.ie, 26 February]

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UL survive Dooley’s red card to punish CIT

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

University of Limerick 0-15 Cork IT 0-13 University of Limerick survived Shane Dooley’s sending-off to see off Cork IT yesterday. Offaly ace Dooley was shown a straight red card by Galway referee Alan Kelly 10 minutes from time following an off-the-ball altercation with Eoin Dillon …” (more)

[Jackie Cahill, Independent, 26 February]

Waterford IT the big losers as UCD advance despite defeat

Posted in Life with tags , , , on 9 February 2011 by Steve

LIMERICK IT 1-15 UCD 0-15 FITZGIBBON CUP (sh) Limerick IT deservingly won the battle in an entertaining clash at Belfield yesterday, but by limiting their defeat to a three-point margin, UCD stayed in the war, squeezing through to the quarter-finals at the expense of Waterford IT …” (more)

[Independent, 9 February]

Offaly outclass students

Posted in Life with tags , on 31 January 2011 by Steve

“Offaly booked a date with Carlow in the Walsh Shield final as they dished out an 11-point drubbing to UCD in Banagher yesterday …” (more)

[Independent, 31 January]

Murphy plays hero and villain for CIT

Posted in Life with tags , , on 29 January 2011 by Steve

Cork IT 2-12 NUI Galway 0-17 Fitzgibbon Cup (SH) A penalty a minute into injury-time from Tony Murphy gave Cork IT a one-point victory over champions NUI Galway at Dangan in Galway …” (more)

[Independent, 29 January]

Kelly’s blitz for Trinity

Posted in Life with tags , , on 24 January 2011 by Steve

Trinity College 0-25 Carlow IT 2-16 Louth 1-14 Fingal 1-9 A scoring blitz from Trinity’s half-back John Kelly was enough to push the Dublin students into the final in Ringsend. Carlow’s Stewart Waugh helped to keep the pressure on the winners, but Kelly proved the difference as Trinity marched on …” (more)

[Independent, 24 January]

Ace Bergin fails to halt NUIG march

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

NUI Galway 1-24 St Patrick’s College 1-12 NUIG booked their place in the last four after seeing off the limited challenge of St Pat’s at Dangan yesterday. The Galway college have not won the title in 30 years and, despite amassing a big score yesterday, they will need to step up several gears tomorrow week at Pearse Stadium if they are to advance to the following day’s final …” (more)

[Independent, 25 February]