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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


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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Twitter Reacts As Carlow IT Reach First Ever Fitzgibbon Cup Final

Independent.ie Higher Education GAA Fitzgibbon Cup Semi-Final, Dangan, Galway 24/2/2017 IT Carlow vs UCC IT Carlow manager DJ Carey and selector Michael Dempsey celebrate winning

Carlow IT secured a first ever Fitzgibbon Cup final berth on Friday afternoon when they defeated UCC 2-20 to 1-20 in a dramatic extra-time win. The Leinster college, managed by Kilkenny legend DJ Carey, were the surprise package of the competition even before this weekend, beating UL, one of the tournament favourites in the quarter-final. Drama in Dangan! IT Carlow …

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Trinity GAA Were At It Again On Twitter Today

Mayo All Ireland Senior Football Championship Qualifier Round 3 17/7/2010 General view of a GAA ball Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie GAA Club Players Association

Yesterday Trinity College Dublin made their long awaited debut in the Fitzgibbon Cup, coming up against Limerick IT. As expected, the Dubliners suffered a heavy defeat at the hands of the Limerick side, losing out on a substantial 4-21 0-7 scoreline. However, it wasn’t the manner of the defeat that caught the eye of supporters, but Trinity’s Twitter account which offered an alternative commentary …

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Trinity GAA’s Twitter Feed For Their Fitzgibbon Cup Bow Today Was Simply Fantastic

Trinity College Dublin were making their bow in the Fitzgibbon Cup this afternoon, coming up against Limerick IT. While not many were anticipating much from the Dublin’s college, their official GAA Twitter account was in high spirits. There’s not much to say here, so we’ll leave it over to them. #Bobos pic.twitter.com/738USQ9X4J — Trinity College GAA (@TCDGAA) January 24, 2017 …

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Video: Tony Kelly – Master In Action

Tony Kelly lit up the Fitzgibbon Cup final replay at Páirc Uí Rinn on Wednesday night. The UL star’s performance earned him the Man of the Match award.   Plying his trade at midfield for the Limerick college, the Ballyea man starred on all fronts. His running and passing game caused all sorts of problems for the WIT midfield. Jack …

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6 players From The Fitzgibbon Cup To Watch In The Championship

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The Fitzgibbon Cup is done and dusted but who impressed enough to warrant some Championship game time come the summer.    Jason Forde The Tipperary man was a key member of winning team UL’s side, contributing to scores whether playing at centre back or in the forwards. The Silvermines man is pretty useful from the placed ball too and got …

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Fitzgibbon Cup Weekend – Semi-Final Previews

After a hugely controversial Fitzgibbon Cup 2015 campaign, we are now left with four teams, WIT, CIT, UL and LIT to do battle this weekend on Limerick IT’s campus. Both semi-finals are down for decided and here we give our preview on predictions as to who will face off in the final of the 2015 Fitzgibbon Cup. _____________________________________________________________________________ WIT v …

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Fitzgibbon Cup – Why All The Confusion?

The overriding theme from this year’s Third Level competitions has been expulsions and appeals off the pitch that has totally taken away from action on the field of play. So why is there so much hassle with these competitions? So let’s look at the current situation in the 2015 Fitzgibbon Cup. Cork Institute of Technology and University of Limerick have already …

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