Weekend Report

BASKETBALL:
Double victory for UCC Demons over the weekend:

UCC Demons 93: 72 Eanna

UCC Demons 106: 87 Swords Thunder

 

KICKBOXING:
Pride of place this morning goes to Lily De La Cour who was crowned World Champion in the Senior Women’s 50kg category ay the WAKO World Championships held in Dublin

Deirdre Begley was beaten quarter finalist in her category

 

RUGBY:
UCC defeated Corinthians, Galway in the AIL on a scoreline of  31: 7

 

SOCCER:
UCC seniors were defeated in the 3rd round of the FAI Intermediate Cup in Dublin by Bluebell Utd 3:0

In the City Challenge Cup UCC”B” were beaten 1 : 3 by Grattan Utd “B”

 

UCC Utd (staff soccer team) were 2:0 winners over Bunratty Utd in the 2nd round of the Munster Junior Cup

 

HOCKEY:
UCC senior ladies were beaten 3:0 by Loreto in the Irish Senior Cup

UCC senior men’s were beaten 1:6 by Monkstown in the Irish Senior Cup

 

UCC is well represented on the Munster U21 women’s squad with 11 players for th eupcoming U21 interprovincial series

 

ATHLETICS:

UCC first year student Phoebe Murphy was awarded “Irish schools Girl Athlete of the Year” at the National athletics Awards.
UCC graduate Brian Murphy was chosen for this years “Inspirational Performance Award” at the National Athletics Awards recently. Brian hopes to be part of the Irish relay squad for the Rio Olympics next year

 

ALUMNUS AWARD:

UCC Soccer Club President John MacCarthy was awarded a UCC Alumni Achievement Award for his voluntary contribution to the Student Experience

 

IRISH STAR SPORTS AWARDS:
Eamonn Ryan, UCC Graduate & former UCC GAA Development Officer was awarded Personality of the Year at the irish Star Sports Awards at the weekend. Eamonn received the award in recognition of his achievements with the Cork ladies Gaelic Footballers