Weekend Update

LADIES GAELIC FOOTBALL:
Congratulations to the UCC students & graduates who were involved in the Ladies Cork County Senior Final replay last Wednesday night – Congratulations to Mourneabbey who retained their title & went on to retain their Munster title at the weekend

 

GAELIC FOOTBALL:
Congratulations to the UCC students & graduates involved in this weekend’s Cork County Senior Final: Nemo Rangers v Castlehaven – game finished in a draw – so replay next weekend

 

SPORTS SCHOLARSHIPS:
Congratulations to the students who received sports scholarships on Wednesday at a ceremony in the Mardyke Pavilion. Eamonn Ryan, coach to the Cork Ladies Footballers presented students with their award.

Log onto: sport.ucc.ie for more details on the awardees or down load our sports app for free

 

KARATE:

Congratulations to Joan Sheehan who won a silver medal at the  SKDUN Karate World Championships in Serbia recently. Another UCC student, Martin Sheehan just lost out on a medal

 

SOCCER:

Not a great week for the UCC senior soccer team: They were beaten 3-2 by Rockmount in the MSL last week & again 2-1 by Douglas Hall at the weekend

They were beaten 3-0 by Carlow IT in the Colleges league during the week.

UCC Juniors were beaten 4-1 by Carrigtwohill Utd in the 3rd round of the FAI Junior Cup

UCC Academicals defeated Crosshaven 4-3 in the MSL Division 2

UCC A were beaten 1-2 by St John Bosco’s B in the 2nd round of the AOH Cup

UCC Juniors were beaten 0-2 by Pearse Celtic in the AUL division 3

 

LADIES SOCCER:

UCC “B” drew 0-0 with CIT in the colleges league last week

 

RUGBY:
UCC were beaten 15-14 by Cashel in the Mardyke on Saturday in their AIL match

 

Commiserations to UCC graduate Mike Ross & the Irish team on their defeat in the World Cup at the weekend

 

ATHLETICS:
Congratulations to UCC student Niamh Moore on being part of the Cork Varsity team which won the Women’s Intermediate Team Cork County Cross Country event at the weekend

 

Good luck to Eamonn Cashin, a first year Sports Studies student who heads off to Greenland next week to compete in the Polar Bear Challenge.

Eamonn is hoping to become the first Irish person to successfully complete this challenge – a full marathon followed by a half marathon in artic conditions in successive days.

Keep up to date with how Eamonn is doing by looking —–

 

Good luck to former UCC student Niamh McCarthy who competes in the IPC Paralympic Athletics World Championships in Doha, Qatar this week in the discus event. Niamh hopes to qualify for the Paralympic games next year.