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First Class Season: Dramatic End To Incredible Year Of GAA Action

Electric Ireland Fitzgibbon Sigerson Cup

In association with Following six weeks of intense action, lifelong bonds created and new rivalries forged, the Electric Ireland Higher Education Championships have come to a close for the 2020 season. In the Electric Ireland Sigerson Cup, DCU Dóchas Éireann reigned supreme with their fifth title, their first since 2015. Following that, UCC were crowned the Electric Ireland Fitzgibbon Cup …

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Kingston: “What Pulled Us Through Was Sheer Courage And Grit”

ucc fitzgibbon

University College Cork (UCC) are the Electric Ireland Fitzgibbon Cup champions for the second year running following a dramatic one-point win over IT Carlow on Wednesday evening.  The Cork outfit overcame all the odds with late points from Darragh Fitzgibbon and Shane Conway seeing them over the line at DCU Sportsground on a scoreline of 0-18 to 2-11. Celebration time …

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Fitzgibbon Final Preview: IT Carlow Look To Make History Against UCC

IT Carlow

After a captivating tournament, the final of the Electric Ireland Fitzgibbon Cup takes place on Wednesday with UCC and IT Carlow battling it out for the top honour.  Following their 2019 success, UCC enter the decider as favourites given the calibre of players in their squad. Tom Kingston’s side boasts a number of Cork senior stars, including Darragh Fitzgibbon, Mark …

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IT Carlow Boss Carey Laments Introduction Of Advantage Rule In Hurling

Kilkenny selector and IT Carlow manager DJ Carey has shared his frustrations over the use of the advantage rule in hurling, describing it as “terrible.”  IT Carlow advanced to their second-ever final in the Electric Ireland Fitzgibbon Cup on Saturday following a 5-14 to 0-15 win over Mary Immaculate College. Cathal Dunbar (2), Stephen Bergin, Liam Blanchfield and Chris Nolan …

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Michael ‘Brick’ Walsh Previews The Fitzgibbon Cup Semi-Finals

Walsh Fitzgibbon

We’ve reached the penultimate stage in the Electric Ireland Higher Education Fitzgibbon Cup with four teams battling it out for a place in the final.  On Saturday, 2017 winners Mary Immaculate College face DJ Carey’s IT Carlow (2 pm) in the first of a semi-final double-header in the DCU Sportsgrounds. While, later that day, reigning champions UCC take on DCU …

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Electric Ireland To Livestream Bumper Day Of Fitzgibbon Cup Action

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Electric Ireland have announced that they will broadcast the highly-anticipated Fitzgibbon Cup semi-final double-header on Saturday live from the DCU Sportsgrounds.  At 2pm, last year’s finalists Mary Immaculate College and IT Carlow will go head-to-head for a place in Wednesday’s decider before current holders UCC take on hosts DCU Dóchas Éireann at 4pm. Mary I required extra-time to see off …

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First Class Challenges: The Balancing Act Of College & GAA Commitments

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In association with  For an average student, college is an ongoing balancing act between studies, social lives and work. Add in GAA commitments and that balancing act becomes a lot more challenging.  University of Limerick student Ronan Lynch perfected that balance while completing his undergraduate degree in engineering, combining his studies with starring for his club Na Piarsaigh as well …

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Fitzgibbon Cup Preview: Mouth-Watering Quarter-Final Battles Await

Fitzgibbon quarter-final

The quarter-final stage of the Electric Ireland Higher Education Fitzgibbon Cup is upon us with four scintillating clashes in store.  The action begins on Wednesday afternoon with a local derby in Limerick before attention turns to the Mardyke in Cork where reigning champions UCC take on UCD. On Thursday, there is the highly-anticipated clash of DCU and WIT, which will …

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Electric Ireland To Stream Exciting DCU v WIT Fitzgibbon Cup Clash

DCU WIT Fitzgibbon

Electric Ireland will be providing a double dose of Higher Education Championships live stream this week beginning with the Sigerson Final on Wednesday before the highly-anticipated Fitzgibbon Cup clash between DCU and WIT on Thursday. After topping Group A, Eoin Roche’s DCU DE side earned themselves a home quarter-final in the Electric Ireland Fitzgibbon Cup. In round one, they narrowly …

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Fitzgibbon Review: Limerick Sides Set Up Derby Following Group Games

Fitzgibbon Cup review

The quarter-final lineup for the Electric Ireland Fitzgibbon Cup is complete following an entertaining final round of group games on Thursday.   Both Mary Immaculate College and the University of Limerick came out on top in their respective games against Waterford IT and Maynooth University setting up an exciting derby clash next week. Also on Thursday, NUIG overcame CIT, booking their …

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First Class Impact: Lixnaw Delight In Success Of Shane Conway And UCC

UCC Shane Conway Lixnaw

In association with  There are no competitions quite like the Electric Ireland Higher Education Championships for giving players from so-called ‘weaker counties’ a chance to shine against the best and brightest that hurling has to offer.  In Kerry, the county has become intertwined with Gaelic football since the dawn of time given the county’s huge success rate from underage through …

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Fitzgibbon Preview: Knockout Places On The Line In Crucial Final Round

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It’s the final round of group games in the Electric Ireland Higher Education Fitzgibbon Cup with plenty of quarter-final spots up for grabs. In Limerick, 2018 champions UL face Maynooth University with the winner set to travel to take on the winner of Mary Immaculate College and WIT. That game also takes place in the Treaty County on Thursday afternoon. …

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Fitzgibbon Cup Round-Up: All To Play For Following Exciting Weekend

Fitzgibbon Cup round-up

A number of teams booked their spots in the Electric Ireland Higher Education Fitzgibbon Cup over the weekend with a spate of outstanding displays.  There are still more places to play for heading into an all-important final round of group games with plenty more to look forward to. Read our round-up of all the weekend’s action below. _____ Group A …

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Five GAA Stars To Watch In The Electric Ireland Fitzgibbon Cup

Electric Ireland Fitzgibbon

The Electric Ireland Higher Education Championships return this weekend highlighting some of the best young talent in the country through the Fitzgibbon and Sigerson Cups. Over the years, the competitions have cultivated some of the top players in both hurling and football with a huge number of All-Ireland winners stemming from third-level tournaments. Following UCC’s success in 2019, this year’s …

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