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Kingston Takes Top Award As Fitzgibbon Team Of The Year Announced

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Shane Kingston has been named the Electric Ireland Higher Education GAA Rising Star Hurling Player of the Year 2020. The UCC and Cork hurler was named in last year’s Higher Education GAA Rising Stars Hurling Team of the Year and continued his terrific form in the competition in 2020 as UCC achieved back-to-back titles. The Douglas club man was the standout …

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Electric Double-Header Confirmed For Fitzgibbon Cup Semi-Finals

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The Electric Ireland HE Fitzgibbon Cup semi-final pairings have been confirmed following two dramatic nights of action up and down the country.  Four will be whittle down to two next Saturday (February, 8th) with a mouthwatering double-header in Dublin City University Sportsgrounds. First up it’s Mary Immaculate College Limerick taking on IT Carlow in an encounter that looks like it …

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Electric Ireland Fitzgibbon Cup Preview: Two Exciting Derbies In Store

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Following an intriguing opening round, the Electric Ireland Fitzgibbon Cup continues this weekend with plenty more action to enjoy. The second round begins on Friday evening when IT Carlow welcome GMIT to their grounds before the action continues all across the weekend. Read our preview of the games below. _____ Group A Maynooth University v DCU Dochas Eireann: Sunday, January …

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First Class Rivals: Fiercest Of Rivalries Put Aside For Common Goal

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In association with The GAA is built on the values of community and local bonds. Players and supporters are fiercely loyal to their clubs and counties and rivalries with surrounding areas naturally form. Very rarely is any middle ground formed between life-long rivals but that is exactly the unique premise that the Electric Ireland Higher Education Championships are built on. …

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Electric Ireland To Livestream GMIT vs IT Carlow Fitzgibbon Cup Clash

Electric Ireland will livestream Friday night’s clash between the Institute of Technology Carlow and Galway, Mayo Institute of Technology in the Electric Ireland Fitzgibbon Cup. The game takes place at 7pm on Friday in IT Carlow and can be watched on Electric Ireland’s website as well as through GAA.ie. The home side will be looking to make it two wins …

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Major Moments From Round One Of The Electric Ireland Fitzgibbon Cup

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The Electric Ireland Fitzgibbon Cup produced moments of sheer brilliance throughout the weekend as Round 1 of the prestigious competition kicked into gear. In Group A, DCU were made to work for their win over UL in Glasnevin while just down the road Maynooth University overcame Trinity College by a single point in Santry. In Grangegorman, Mary I had nine …

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Full Draw For The 2020 Electric Ireland Sigerson & Fitzgibbon Cups

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The draw for the 2020 Electric Ireland Fitzgibbon and Sigerson Cups has taken place as UCC go on the hunt to retain their titles in both codes.  Last year’s Fitzgibbon Cup winners UCC have been drawn in Group C alongside Cork rivals CIT and last year’s semi-finalists, NUIG. This year’s group of death sees 2017 winners Mary Immaculate College drawn …

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Mary I Storm Into Fitzgibbon Cup Semi-Final With Victory Over CIT

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Mary Immaculate College 2-19 Cork Insititute of Technology 0-12 A superb last-minute goal from Luke Meade sealed a comprehensive victory for Mary Immaculate College and the first spot in the Electric Ireland Fitzgibbon Cup semi-finals. The 2017 winners were strong favourites going into this game and for good reason, as their star-studded team dominated CIT from start to finish. All …

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Eight Players To Watch In The Fitzgibbon Cup Quarter-Finals

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We are down to the final eight teams in the Electric Ireland Fitzgibbon Cup 2019 with all four quarter-finals taking place across the country today.  We have been treated to a feast of talent so far during this year’s competition, not to mention a number of surprise results. Each remaining team is littered with inter-county stars and we have selected …

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UL Sweat On Fitness Of Key Men Ahead Of Crunch NUIG Clash

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Reigning champions, UL, have left themselves with a mountain to climb in their tough group following their Round 1 loss to UCC in the Electric Ireland Fitzgibbon Cup. The Limerick side fell by six points in their only home game of the group stages as Kerry’s Shane Conway inspired their Cork rivals to victory, scoring nine points of their 0-26 total, …

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Fitzgibbon Cup Round-Up: Trinity College Secure Historic First Win

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The Fitzgibbon Cup kicked into action today and as per usual the esteemed college’s tournament failed to disappoint as inter-county stars turned out up and down the country. The big story of the weekend came out of Borrisoleigh as Trinity College secured their first ever Fitzgibbon cup victory overcoming Garda College by five points (0-13 1-15). Whilst Trinity tore it …

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Jamie Wall: Fitzgibbon Medal Higher Than League Medal For Players

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Mary Immaculate College coach, Jamie Wall believes that a Fitzgibbon Cup medal holds more weight than a National League medal for the majority of inter-county hurlers. Ahead of the start of the famed third-level tournament, Wall sat down for an in-depth chat with Denis Hurley of The Southern Star to discuss all things college hurling. With much debate going on in …

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Four Players To Watch In The Fitzgibbon Cup 2019

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The Electric Ireland third level colleges hurling competition, the Fitzgibbon Cup, throws in for the 2019 season this weekend and ahead of the action, we have profiled some of the players that are sure to light up the competition. 1. Seamus Flanagan (UCD) This time last year, you might not have known the name Seamus Flanagan, but after an incredible …

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Tipperary Take Exemplary Approach To Managing Fitzgibbon Cup Workload

Tipperary’s season is well and truly up and running, as they recorded their second consecutive win of the Allianz National Hurling League on Saturday evening. Victories over Waterford and Wexford leave the Premier in a solid position in Division 1A, as they look towards the final two games. Next Sunday, they head to Nowlan Park to face Kilkenny, and there’s …

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