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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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All The Big Results From Saturday’s GAA Games

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It was a bumper weekend of GAA action on Saturday, with three Allianz National Hurling League games down for decision, as well as the Sigerson Cup final, All-Ireland Club Football Championship semi-final and more. The big tie of the day was in Thurles, as Davy Fitzgerald’s Wexford side attempted to maintain their 100% start to 2018 against Tipperary, but a …

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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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