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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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Billy Morgan: It’s Becoming An Elitist Association

billy morgan

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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Four Players Set To Light Up The Sigerson Cup Final

Sigerson Cup

After an intriguing championship, the Electric Ireland Sigerson Cup comes to a head tonight when UCC and St Mary’s clash in the decider in O’Moore Park, Portlaoise.  The Belfast side stunned the reigning champions, UCD in the semi-final during the week, triumphing on a scoreline of 0-10 to 0-7. On Sunday, UCC blasted their way into their first Sigerson Final …

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Cathal O’Hanlon On The Dark Side Of The Football Dream

In association with  As part of our search for the Vodafone X Irish University Sports Journalist Of The Year, Thomas Stafford interviewed UCC goalkeeper Cathal O’Hanlon about the negative side of professional football in England. Thomas Stafford, along with three other finalists, is vying to be crowned ‘Vodafone X Irish University Sports Journalist Of The Year’. The final stage of the competition …

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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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MSL Champions UCC Look To Cause Cup Upset Against Cobh

Munster Senior League side UCC host League of Ireland neighbours Cobh Ramblers tonight in the second round of the EA Sports Cup. With a quarter-final place up for grabs, it will be all to play for at the Mardyke and should make for an entertaining game. The Students come into the tie on the back of a 2-0 win away …

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EA Sports Cup Draw Throws Up 2 All-Premier Division Ties

The draw for the second round of the EA Sports Cup was made today at FAI HQ. The games, which are to be played on April 6th or 7th make for interesting reading, with two all-Premier Division clashes up for decision. The draw has been spilt into four pools, with four sides in each one. In pool one, University College Cork, who played their …

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BREAKING: EA Sports Cup First Round Draw

The draw for the first round of the EA Sports Cup was made on Tuesday at FAI HQ, Abbotstown. The draw was performed by Gerry McDermott, (FAI Communications Manager), Fran Gavin (FAI Director of Competitions) and Sue Ronan (Women ‘s National Team Manager). Munster Senior League champions University College Cork, and League of Ireland new boys, Cabinteely, were in the …

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Twins Jessica & Christine Neville Sprinting For Success

The Neville twins from Inniscarra are no strangers to success when it comes to the running track with both having tasted success many times over the past few years with UCC. Both girls spoke to Pundit Arena this week about their goals for the year ahead with regards to athletics and college. Jess is the older of the two twins …

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Leeds AFC: The Biggest Losers In The MSL Debacle?

The much publicised ‘MSL Gate’ refuses to go away and Pundit Arena sat down with Leeds AFC manager Deccy Feagan to get the Ballyvolane outfit’s side of the story. Story So Far – UCC protest due to Leeds fielding ineligible player is denied by MSL. Denied by Munster Football Association. Denied by FAI. Case is taken to arbitration. – UCC …

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Munster Senior League – Was Corruption At Play?

The highly controversial Munster Senior League debacle has taken a further twist with the news that the MSL withheld information from University College Cork. Story So Far – UCC protest due to Leeds fielding ineligible player is denied by MSL. Denied by Munster Football Association. Denied by FAI. Case is taken to arbitration. – UCC awarded a 3-0 victory by arbitrator Max Duthie. – …

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