In the off season Paddy Lavelle, Brian Du Toit and Richie Halpin (above) were selected for a tour to Germany by the Penguin International Rugby Football team. We wondered how they got on: Q: What is “Penguins Rugby”? A: Penguins is an invitational team comprised of players from across the UK and Ireland. Predominantly based on
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.
The Triad that Makes DUFC a Force in Irish Rugby In the centre of College lies their home turf, their wall of honour greets you as you walk into the Pav and the scattered black and red hoodies and gear bags mingle in with the Arts and Hamilton building rushes. Although you may not even
The Irish Universities Rugby Union (IURU) is hosting its annual Festival of Rugby on Saturday 24th October in Terenure RFC in association with the Maxol Group and Quilter Cheviot Investment Management. For the first time, all four rugby intervarsity competitions will be played on the one day. With 22 teams and 550 players participating, the
Congratulations Patrick Finlay on being elected as a Club Rep on the DUCAC Executive.
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.