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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

Gary Kirby Limerick UL

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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Dates, Times & Venues Confirmed For Fitzgibbon & Sigerson Cup Quarter-Finals

Some of the top players in the country are involved in the latter stages of the third-level tournaments. The Sigerson and Fitzgibbon Cups are among the favourites for the GAA purist. While teams traditionally play more attacking football and hurling they are also familiar faces starring, it makes for a fantastic spectacle. It also gives an opportunity for lesser known players …

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Ten Players To Watch Out For In This Year’s Fitzgibbon Cup

This Thursday night sees the start of the 2018 Fitzgibbon Cup as the eagerly anticipated opening game sees Leeside rivals Cork IT and UCC face off in group C. With UCD also in this group, both Cork colleges will be eager to get off to a good start in this cut-throat competition. With 13 third-level institutions battling it out to be crowned …

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Watch: Carlow IT Free-Taker Scores Goal From Over 50-Yards Out In League Final Win

Carlow IT were crowned Higher Education Senior Hurling League champions for a remarkable fourth year in-a-row on Tuesday night with a victory over DCU on a scoreline of 3-20 to 1-17.  The DJ Carey managed institution team completed the historic feat with a solid performance and ran out comfortable winners in the end. Although the Fitzgibbon Cup championship isn’t until …

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Fitzgibbon And Sigerson Cup Teams Of The Year Announced

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Eight players from champions Mary Immaculate College have been selected on the ‘Rising Stars’ Fitzgibbon Cup Team of the year, whereas seven from the Sigerson Cup winning college, St Mary’s, made the football equivalent.  The best performers throughout the senior third level education competitions have been recognised and rewarded with the accolade. On the hurling front, All-Ireland champions, Tipperary are …

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Is The End Near For Sigerson Cup Finals Weekend?

Finals weekend in both the Sigerson Cup and Fitzgibbon Cup could be a thing of the past, if some people get their way at least. Long has the traditional weekend been a favourite of the GAA hipster, but there have been calls to scrap the structure that has many inter-county players playing two big games on consecutive days. Dublin manager …

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GAA: Five Talking Points From The Weekend

Considering it’s still only February, this was quite the weekend for the GAA. Between round three of the National Football League, the Fitzgibbon Cup finals and, of course, Congress, limiting this to just five was tough. It’s (Still) Hard To Beat Dublin After a dramatic comeback to steal a draw against Tyrone, Dublin faced another formidable Ulster opponent and kept …

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