Weekend Update

ATHLETICS:
UCC student Ben Thistlewood won the Cork County Senior Cross Country Championships at the weekend running for Leevale AC. Ben is a UCC Sports Scholarship student

 

BASKETBALL:
UCC Demons got back to winning ways at the weekend defeating Killester in Dublin on a scoreline of 83-53

 

HOCKEY:

UCC women’s team were beaten by Ulster Elks in the All Ireland Hockey League

 

LADIES GAELIC FOOTBALL:

UCC was well represented in the Cork Ladies Senior Football Final at the weekend: St Vals v MourneAbbey. The match ended in a draw.

 

HURLING:
Congratulations to the UCC students & Graduates involved in the Cork Hurling Championship finals at the weekend

 

RUGBY:
UCC seniors were defeated by Nenagh Ormond in their AIL match

UCC U20’s drew 13-13 with Shannon in the Dave Walsh Trophy

 

ROWING:
Congratulations to UCC Quercus Scholar Jack Casey on being 3rd in the Cork Sculling ladder recently.

Jack followed up this performance with the 2nd fastest time in the Under 23 Heavyweight Sculling trials at the High Performance Trials held at the National Rowing Centre over the Weekend.  Jack has been invited to row with the National Squad at the London Fours Head in November. He is coached by Brian O’Flaherty (BIS) and Ross O’Donovan (Buildings and Estates).

 

SOCCER:
UCC Seniors defeated Carrigaline 6-2 in the Munster Senior League at the weekend.

UCC Academicals defeated Carrigaline (B) 1-0 in the MSL Junior division

UCC Juniors drew 2-2 with Knockraha

 

UCC Utd (UCC staff team) defeated Rockmount in the Munster Junior Cup