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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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Ex- Avondale Manager: MSL Assured Us We Were Champions

Pundit Arena spoke to former Avondale manager John Ryan on Wednesday morning to get the club’s reaction to their Munster Senior League title being revoked and subsequently awarded to UCC. Speaking to Richard Barrett, here’s what he had to say. John Ryan, former Avondale Manager I feel we won the league fair and square. We have done nothing wrong as a football club. We …

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