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Double Dose Of Capitals Colliding In Sigerson Cup Quarter-Finals

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There are four semi-final spots up for grabs this weekend as the Electric Ireland Sigerson Cup quarter-finals kick into gear up and down the country.  In Dublin, we have a double-dose of capitals colliding as DCU and Queens clash in Glasnevin while on the south side of the city UCD play host to St. Mary’s University College at Belfield. 'Big …

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Billy Morgan: It’s Becoming An Elitist Association

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Billy Morgan has launched heavy criticism the GAA’s way following UCC’s thrilling win over NUIG in the Electric Ireland Sigerson Cup.  The prestigious higher-education tournament got underway this past weekend with the tie of the round undoubtedly being the current champions’ clash with a Galway outfit who qualified for the final in 2018. UCC prevailed by a single point in …

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Major Talking Points Following Electric Weekend In The Sigerson Cup

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The quarter-final pairings are official following a blistering opening weekend in the 2020 Electric Ireland Sigerson Cup. Expect fireworks next weekend when Dublin and Belfast meet head-on twice over for a place in the final four. UCD take on 2017 champions St. Mary’s University College following hard-fought wins over Ulster University and Maynooth University, respectively. While, DCU survived a potential …

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Five Players To Watch In The Electric Ireland Sigerson Cup

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The Electric Ireland Sigerson Cup kicks into gear this weekend with a feast of college action taking place up and down the country. The highly prestigious third-level competition brings together talent from all over the country who set their county rivalries aside in pursuit of silverware alongside their fellow alumni. Throughout the years the Sigerson Cup has featured the game’s …

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First Class Rivals: From Opposing Captains To College Teammates

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In association with    When we think of January football, the Electric Ireland Sigerson Cup is the first thing that springs to mind. While most other players are being put through their preseason paces, the GAA’s top young footballers are preparing to battle it out for All-Ireland honours and the opportunity to place themselves into a unique club. The prestigious …

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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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Sigerson Cup Round-Up: Semi-Final Lineup Confirmed

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The line-up for the Electric Ireland Sigerson Cup semi-finals has been finalised with UCD, St Mary’s, NUIG and UCC advancing after impressive quarter-final performances. Read our round-up of all the quarter-final action below. St Mary’s 0-15 Maynooth 0-13 2017 Sigerson Cup champions, St Mary’s, have advanced to the semi-finals following a two-point win over Maynooth in Dundalk. The Kildare side were …

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Hectic Schedule Of Games And No Training A Delight For Stephen Coen

Tomorrow afternoon, UCD and NUIG will face off in the Electric Ireland Sigerson Cup final. With both sides littered with county players, it promises to be a cracker. For Mayo star Stephen Coen and so many others, it’s been a hectic start to 2018, balancing the Sigerson with pre-season tournaments and the Allianz National Football League. In fact, Coen revealed …

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Watch: Highlights Of UCD’s Dramatic Win In Sigerson Cup Semi-Final

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UCD are through to the Sigerson Cup final where they will meet NUIG, after seeing off UUJ in dramatic circumstances. The Belfield outfit were buoyed by the return of Con O’Callaghan, fresh from his hurling exploits which helped Cuala past Liam Mellows on Saturday and into the All-Ireland final. The 2016 champions will be eager to win back their crown after …

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Con O’Callaghan The Hero As UCD Set Up Cracking Sigerson Final

After today’s semi-finals, we now know who will face off against one another in Saturday’s Sigerson Cup final which takes place at the Santry Sportsgrounds with a throw-in time of 15:30. Earlier today, NUIG defeated DIT 2-12 to 0-15 at St. Loman’s GAA pitch in Mullingar with the Galway college reaching their first Sigerson Cup final since 2003. NUIG will be without …

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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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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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Trinity GAA Were At It Again On Twitter Today

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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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