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
Congratulations to Senior Freshman James Bollard on his selection for the Irish U20s Six Nations Squad 2016. He’s been a key member of the Under 20 Premier squad for the past season and half and the call up is thoroughly deserved.
Congratulations to Angus Lloyd, Conor Kearns, Jack McDermott and Brian du Toit on their selection for the Irish Clubs XV – well merited for some fantastic rugby this season. This is the highest number of players D.U.F.C. has had recognised in this way and reflects not only the quality of rugby being produced by the whole
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.