Archive for hurling

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)

[, 26 February]


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]

Waterford claim Crystal

Posted in Life with tags , on 8 February 2010 by Steve

Munster Hurling: Waterford 1-9 UCC 0-11: Waterford won their first official trophy under David Fitzgerald’s managerial reign at Dungarvan as they edged out UCC in a keen and sometimes feisty Waterford Crystal hurling final before an attendance of 1,500. It was a decider that could so easily have gone the way of the students …” (more)

[Irish Times, 8 February]

Captain Coone saves the day for NUIG

Posted in Life with tags , , on 5 February 2010 by Steve

“NUIG skipper Finian Coone converted a last minute free to give his side a winning start to the tournament in wet conditions at Dangan, Galway yesterday. Dublin IT had two late chances to salvage a draw, but Paul Ryan hit the post with a free from the right-wing and wing-back Michael Maloney was short with a ’65’ with the game’s last puck …” (more)

[Independent, 5 February]

UL capitalise on UCD mistakes to claim final win

Posted in Life with tags , , on 2 February 2010 by Steve

“UCD’s senior hurling team’s preparations for the Fitzgibbon Cup suffered a setback at the hands of University of Limerick in the All-Ireland Senior Hurling League Final last Tuesday night. The ten-point defeat does little to reflect the overall balance of a game, which gradually slipped away from UCD in the second half …” (more)

[Martin Scanlon, University Observer, 2 February]

Experimental Decies prove too strong for Cork students in Kilmac

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

“WATERFORD 1-26 CORK IT 1-12: In sharp contrast to what we had experienced over the previous three weeks last Sunday’s bright sunshine and mild temperatures brought out a good crowd in Kilmacthomas where Waterford hurlers began their 2010 campaign with a decisive, and indeed at times, impressive win over a fancied Cork I. T. side with fourteen points to spare at the final whistle …” (more)

[Phil Fanning, Waterford News and Star, 19 January]

Waterford Crystal Cup Hurling – Cork v UCC

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

“University College Cork’s second-half scoring spree put Cork out of the Waterford Crystal Hurling Cup at Páirc Uí Rinn yesterday, the students’ 1-8 without replay after the break giving them a well-earned victory in front of 1,652 spectators. Cork coach Denis Walsh was unequivocal about his side’s scoreless second-half. ‘We died a death’, said Walsh …” (more)

[Michael Moynihan, Munster, 18 January]


Posted in Life with tags , , on 9 December 2009 by Steve

“NUI Maynooth vs DCU
(03/12/2009)” (flickr link)

[Cian Ginty, flickr, 4 December]

DkIT are All-Ireland Hurling Champions

Posted in Life with tags , on 8 December 2009 by Steve

“On Wednesday last the 2nd of December DkIT senior hurling team did us all proud by becoming All-Ireland League Champions. This is the colleges first time since 1997 and only third time in the Colleges history to win this competition, and of course they did it in style …” (more)

[DkIT, 7 December]