• DiningHall BOOK NOW – 1854 Dinner, Friday 28 April 2017The dinner will again take place in the Commons Dining Hall about which Nigel Owens opined last September “do you know, I spoke in the Long Room at Lords this week and its nothing compared to this.” Black Tie €60pp 6.30pm Drinks in the Atrium 7pm Dinner in the “Commons” Dining Hall Guest Speaker: Benny

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  • Screen Shot 2016-02-24 at 17.12.51 David Fitzgerald (DUFC 1979 – 83)Those of us fortunate enough to enter Trinity in 1979 were met at an early session by a large moustached youth in a Munster school’s jersey. Although we weren’t to know it at the time, we would spend a considerable amount of time with him on and off the pitch during the next few years

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  • usavsamoa2015-lavalla-barpal Former Club Captain Scott LaValla RetiresUSA flanker Scott LaValla has confirmed that he is retiring from international and professional rugby. LaValla was the subject of some rumors about his retirement from the game earlier in the year due to a couple of quasi-humorous interviews given by his teamates at his pro club, Stade Francais. But it’s not clear if those

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  • Niyidive Trinity Rugby Academy- Alumni SuccessMAN OF THE MATCH! (Connacht v Brive) Trinity Alumni Niyi Adeolokun off the back of scoring a try in Connacht’s opening European game of the season in Russia was named man of the match against Brive over the weekend. See below for post math interview. USA RUGBY DEVELOPMENT SELECTION Also congratulations to Cameron Falcon (Trinity

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  • IMG_0015 World Cup Saturday a Great SuccessThe World Cup Saturday lunch was a great success, with the attendees being enthralled by the wonderful mixture of rugby wisdom, wit, anecdotes and memories shared with us by Roly Meates. Along with the First XV winning their game 26-12 against a tough Belfast Harlequins side.  
  • Meates Lunch Speakers AnnouncedAIL LUNCH SPEAKERS 31 OCTOBER 2015 – D.U.F.C. v B. Harlequins ROLY MEATES Roly studied dentistry at Trinity, where he won Colours for 3 years and was a member of the Trinity team which won the Leinster Cup in 1960. After leaving College he went on to play prop for Wanderers and Leinster. He was

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  • CPnKM-cWwAEeWIw Club Draw Results 2015January 1st Martin Hanratty €250 2nd Paul Clinch €150 3rd Ronan Browne €100 February 1st Sandra Fox €250 2nd Peter Gibson €150 3rd Rory McConn Walsh €100 March 1st Gerry Kelly €250 2nd Henry Saville €150 3rd Guy Johnston €100 April 1st Rob McGlynn €250 2nd Kevin O’Boyle €150 3rd Marjorie Neill €100 May 1st

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  • golf 8 DUFC GOLF CLASSICDUFC 10th Golf Classic took place on Thursday 25th June in Powerscourt Golf Club.  We had 25 Teams of 4 take part in a Shotgun Scramble.  A great fun day was had by all and unfortunately we had to let some teams down as any more and the course would have been too crowded.  

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  • scott-lavall-v3 Scott LaValla talks Trinity and beyondName: Scott LaValla TCD Qualifications: B.A. Philosophy and Political Science (2011) About: Scott, a native of Washington State in the USA, is a professional rugby player with Stade Français in Paris. Why did you choose to study Philosophy and Political Science at TCD? I chose to study Philosophy and Political Science because I thought both disciplines, and their study, offered

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  • unnamed COLOURS/DUFC REUNION – LINCOLNS INN THURS 16/4 3pmThe 1974 team (40 years) is meeting for a re-union in the Lincolns Inn (sponsor Trinity Rugby U20s and “home” of the 1854) tomorrow – drinks/food/taxis to game @6pm. All DUFC alumni welcome – come along for the craic!
  • OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA 1854 DinnerThe 1854 Dinner is confirmed for the 24th April 2015.  Reception 18.30 in the Dining Hall TCD.  Black Tie.   Bookings can be made and paid for by credit card using the Front Gate online please click here. Price per ticket €60. Contact your former club members and put a table together of your era. Any

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  • 4th-west ANNUAL DUFC GOLF CLASSIC, POWERSCOURT G.C.ANNUAL DUFC GOLF CLASSIC, POWERSCOURT G.C. Thursday 25TH JUNE 2015 SHOTGUN START 1.30p.m. To book your team/place please contact Kay Bowen dufc@tcd.ie or tel.: (01) 8963468
  • Niyi-Adeolokun Niyi Adeolokun signs new two year contract with ConnachtThe Nigerian-born winger has impressed since signing for the province last summer.
  • Edward-Gibson Next Pre AIL Lunch – February 21st – SOLD OUT 2 weeks in advance!Michael Edward Gibson was educated at St. Andrews College, Dublin and Trinity College before joining Lansdowne where he won 5 of his 10 Irish caps. The other 5 were gained while with Cork Con and London Irish, having moved residence in connection with his career with the Guinness Group. He played for Leinster many times

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