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Fitzgibbon Review: Limerick Sides Set Up Derby Following Group Games

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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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Sigerson Cup Roundup: DCU DE & IT Carlow Clinch Final Berths

Sigerson Cup

Wednesday night’s action saw both IT Carlow and DCU Dochas Eireann book their places in the final of the Electric Ireland Higher Education Sigerson Cup. DCU DE proved too much for their Dublin rivals UCD in the first semi-final, while IT Carlow’s brilliant run continued as they bettered Letterkenny IT in the other last-four clash. Read our round-up of all …

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Sigerson Cup Semi-Final Preview: Two Mouth-Watering Clashes In Store

Sigerson Cup UCD

We’re down to the final four teams in the Electric Ireland Higher Education Sigerson Cup with UCD, DCU, Letterkenny IT and IT Carlow all battling it out for a place in this year’s final. Both Sigerson Cup semi-finals take place on Tuesday with DCU welcoming UCD to their Sportsground for a highly-anticipated Dublin derby while Letterkenny and Carlow go head-to-head …

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Electric Ireland To Livestream Sigerson Cup Semi-Final Between DCU & UCD

Electric Ireland will livestream the semi-final of the Electric Ireland Sigerson Cup, featuring DCU Dóchas Éireann v University College Dublin on Wednesday. The game takes place at 6pm at the Dublin City University Sportsground and can be watched on Electric Ireland’s website as well as through GAA.ie. The home side reached the competition’s last four with an impressive 7-14 to 0-09 win over …

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Sigerson Round-Up: Champions Defeated While Dublin Teams March On

Sigerson Cup

It was another exciting weekend in the Electric Ireland Higher Education Sigerson Cup as reigning champions UCC bowed out of the competition at the hands of IT Carlow. Read our round-up of all the action below. _____ Reigning champions UCC exited the competition on Sunday afternoon following a surprise four-point loss to IT Carlow. The home side got out of …

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UCD Awarded 3-0 Win After Bohemians Field Ineligible Player

UCD have been awarded a 3-0 victory over Bohemians after it was found that the Gypsies “broke FAI rules” in Monday’s game. Bohemians were found to have fielded an ineligible player in the match at the UCD Bowl, which finished 1-0 to the home side. Danny Mandroiu played in the game but was due to serve a suspension. As such, …

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Report: UCD & Irish U21 Duo Scales & Farrugia Set For Man City Trial

UCD and Irish U21s pair Liam Scales and Neil Farrugia have reportedly been invited to train with Manchester City U23’s following their impressive displays this season. Both Farrugia and Scales are very highly rated and have taken excellently to life in the top flight after helping UCD to the First Division title last season. Daniel McDonnell on the Independent.ie is reporting …

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Greenlight: Daire O’Connor On Catching Mick’s Eye & Being “The Irish Messi”

There’s a certain level of expectation that comes with being dubbed “The Irish Messi.”  Cork City midfielder Daire O’Connor is all too aware of his new moniker; he’s heard it from every second person ever since Pat Dolan likened him to the mercurial Argentine before the President’s Cup game against Dundalk. “Every second person I’ve met has brought that up!,” …

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Five Players To Watch Ahead Of The New League Of Ireland Season

After what felt like an endless offseason, the Airtricity League Premier Division finally returns on Friday night with a host of eye-catching fixtures to kick-off the new campaign. There are narratives aplenty to delve into, with a host of players, some new to the division and some much for familiar to it, keen to impress. As the season kicks into …

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Back To Business: The Major Talking Points Ahead Of New LOI Season

After what felt like an endless offseason, the Airtricity League Premier Division finally returns on Friday night with a host of eye-catching fixtures to kick-off the new campaign. Last season’s champions Dundalk will be looking to prove they can retain their crown in Stephen Kenny’s absence while a host of clubs look as though they may be geared up for …

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Collie O’Neill: “I Don’t Think Any Team Will Ever Fear Playing UCD”

UCD manager Collie O’Neill understands the challenge that faces his students when they begin their first season back in the Airtricity League Premier Division on Friday night. O’Neill’s side were the winners of last season’s First Division and their eye-catching style of football gained them many admirers on their way to clinching the title by three points. UCD have always been …

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Four Players To Watch In The Fitzgibbon Cup 2019

Fitzgibbon Cup

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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Watch: Dundalk’s Cleary Lucky To Escape Red For Reckless Tackle

Dundalk and UCD are currently contesting the first of this weekend’s FAI Cup semi-finals and if this challenge from Dan Cleary is anything to go by, then there’s quite a lot of niggle in this game. At halftime, the champions-elect lead UCD 1-0 but the studetns will feel aggrieved that they don’t have a man advantage after a two-footed lunge from …

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Non-League CIE Ranch Almost Cause Almighty Shock In FAI Cup

A monumental upset almost took place on Friday night in the FAI Cup. The second round of the tournament saw two non-league sides in Maynooth University Town and CIE Ranch visit Premier Division champions Cork City and First Division leaders UCD respectively. While Maynooth expectedly lost out 4-0 to Cork, CIE Ranch pushed UCD all the way in normal time of …

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