LATEST SPORTS UPDATE

RUGBY:
Congratulations to UCC U20’s who retained the Donal Walsh Trophy in Tralee yesterday following a hard fought victory over Garryowen. This was a repeat of last year’s final & UCC came out on top again on a scoreline on UCC 24 – 22 Garryowen

 

SAILING:
UCC finished 2nd at the IUSA Student yachting Championships held in Howth at the weekend

 

ULTIMATE FRISBEE:
UCC are Women’s Outdoors IVs champions for the 7th year in a row – what an achievement for UCC Ultimate Frisbee Club

 

TENNIS:

2 UCC Sports Scholars played each other last weekend in the high standard Dublin League. Daniel Moloney’s side, Naas LTC narrowly overcame Sean O’Callaghan’s Malahide LTC to book their spot in yesterday’s final.

First year student, Eimear O’Neill also secured Naas ladies team’s spot in yesterday’s Final with a huge win against extremely strong opposition.

Daniel’s Naas LTC took home, for the second time in their club’s history, the Dublin Winter League Class 1 Title. Naas went 21-0 this campaign so huge well done to Daniel and all at Naas following their victory in yesterday’s final.

Eimear O’Neill, was unfortunate not to win with her team coming a very respectable 2nd place in the ladies class one event in the women’s final.

 

GAA:
UCC defeated CIT in their opening round of the cork County Senior Hurling Championship. Final score UCC 0.23 : 0.13 CIT

UCC defeated Muskerry in their opening round of the Cork County Football Championship. Final score UCC 2.18  : 1.11 Muskerry

UCC Intermediate camogie got to the final of their colleges & universities blitz but were beaten by UL in the final.

 

SOCCER:
UCC seniors have qualified for the final of the O Connell Cup following their penalty shoot-out victory over College Corinthians at the Mardyke last week.

They followed this up with a 1-1 draw away to Cobh Wanderers in a top of the table clash in the Munster Senior League on Saturday.
In the Cork AUL Division 1 : UCC defeated Glen Celtic 3-1

In the Cork AUL 3A UCC were defeated 1 – 4 by Watergrasshill Utd

 

HOCKEY:
UCC Senior Women defeated Ashton 2-1 to remain in 2nd place in the Munster Senior League with one match to go

UCC Senior men were beaten 2-4 by Bandon in their Munster Senior League match last Tuesday night

 

ATHLETICS:
UCC’s Annette Quaid won a silver medal at the World Masters Indoor  Athletics Championships
in Poland last week in the F40 400m despite falling early on in the race. This race is worth seeing : log onto the UCC Athletic Club facebook page to see Annette’s race

 

FENCING:

UCC competed at the intervarsities last weekend & had great success:

Women’s Sabre came Second.

Men’s Foil came Second.

Men Sabre came Fourth

Women’s Foil Fourth

Men’s Epee came fifth

Women’s Epee came fifth.

 

SWIMMING:
Sean O’Riordan, Para-athlete and UCC Sports Scholarship holder, has broken the consideration time for this year’s Para World Championships for the 400m Freestyle at the Nationals-4:44 down from 4:52 two months ago and four seconds inside the consideration time.

 

ARCHERY:
Michael Relihan came 3rd in the beginner Barebow competition at the Trinity Student Open at the weekend