Two UCC Students Win Bronze Medals in World Championships in Aregntina 2018

  • 9th August, 2018

Anya Curran (PhD student) and Emer Varley (4th year student) won bronze medals in their respective sparring divisions at the ITF Taekwon-Do World Championships held in Buenos Aires in Argentina in early August. Both Anya and Emer were sparring in very competitive divisions and were unlucky not to

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Weekend Sporting Highlights

  • 7th August, 2018

What a weekend of sport we had, not only did Irish Women's Hockey Team capture the hearts of the nation but UCC had a number of sporting achievements that haven't gone unnoticed. HOCKEY: Pride of place this weekend goes to the Irish Women’s Hockey team who secured a silver medal at the World

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FAI Festival of Football coming to Cork

  • 27th July, 2018

The Football Association of Ireland will be Cork bound for this years 2018 Festival of Football and Annual General Meeting which will take place from August 10-18. Since 2007 the FAI have visited different counties as part of the Festival of Football roadshow and it is a great way to

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UCC well represented in Croke Park

  • 25th July, 2018

In what may arguably be the biggest sporting event in Europe (if not the world) over 125,000 people are expected to be in Croke Park Dublin this weekend for both All-Ireland Senior Hurling semi-finals when Galway play Clare on Saturday 5pm and on Sunday when Cork play Limerick 3.30pm.  

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Former World Rugby Development manager appointed as UCC’s Director of Sport and Physical Activity

  • 19th July, 2018

UCC appoints Morgan Buckley as Director of Sport and Physical Activity The former General Manager of Development at World Rugby has taken up the position of Director of Sport and Physical Activity at University College Cork (UCC). Kildare man Morgan Buckley replaces Declan Kidney who has

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Weekend success for UCC Rowing

  • 16th July, 2018

It was a weekend of rowing success with UCC Rowing club picking up 4 National Titles at the Irish Championships. A cool, calm performance by Quercus Sports Scholar Ronan Byrne saw him claim the Intermediate singles in dominant fashion, as well as taking in a course record.  This was added to

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Hockey Internationals continue in Mardyke Sports Grounds

  • 12th July, 2018

It's been a busy summer so far with Hockey Internationals galore.  Over the past two week's we've witnessed both Ireland Senior Men's and Women's teams take on France and Japan respectively in their 3 match series. Now it's the turn of the younger generation at the Under 16's 6 Nations

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Success at the Student Riders Nations Cup

  • 12th July, 2018

Last weekend Tommy Harty represented Ireland at the Student Riders Nations Cup in Lund, Sweden.   There he was crowned overall champion, placing 4th in show jumping and 5th in dressage individually, and was a member of the team that won the overall team championship, placing first in

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Continued success for UCC sports athletes during the summer

  • 3rd July, 2018

HURLING: Congratulations to the 16 UCC students & graduates who were part of the Cork hurling success at Semple Stadium last Sunday. Commiserations to UCC graduate Shane O Donnell who was part of the defeated Clare team. Congratulations to UCC Graduate Seamus Harnedy on being awarded “Man

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UCC GAA well represented in Thurles

  • 2nd July, 2018

On a marvellous weekend for all sports, the victory by the Cork senior hurling team in the Munster Final against Clare was particularly pleasing as there was a huge UCC GAA representation in Thurles yesterday.   Out of a panel of 26 for Cork, there were 16 players who have worn the skull and

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