The 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
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
USA 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
MAN 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
The 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.
AIL 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
January 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
DUFC 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.
Name: 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
The 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!