This may be a weekend off for the Firsts but there is still plenty of DUFC rugby to see. The Under 20s take part in the Conroy Cup on Saturday, where they will take on their University rivals in Terenure College RFC. It is a competition Trinity has had great success in in recent years, winning
Trinity 36pts – Cambridge University 10pts; October 14th 2017 Trinity hosted Cambridge University in a ‘balmy’ College Park on Saturday in what was the 140th Anniversary of games between these iconic Universities. Trinity made nine changes some enforced, and some on rotation from their impressive win in Young Munster last weekend. This was a welcome
Trinity 12pts – Lansdowne 52pts Trinity were well beaten on Saturday at a sunny College Park. The Students were never really in it, as they fell behind early and never looked like getting back into the game. After the first 20 minutes Trinity were more competitive, and created many opportunities with out finishing them off.
Trinity started this AIL encounter in Belfield Bowl in great form dominating the opening minutes, playing some of their best rugby. They scored a superb team try with captain Michael Courtney finishing off the movement after a kick through by out half James Fennelly. Off the restart Trinity undid all their good work by handing
Trinity 2nd XV had a tough win in difficult conditions against Lansdowne with a last minute try by Zac O’Hagan and conversion by Dave Murphy to win the game 22-20! Jack Donovan scored the other two tries, one an intercept the other a fine individual effort from 60m. The seconds are top of Metro 2 League.
On Friday afternoon in College Park the J1s, without first team subs, played the Bi-annual Game against Kew Occasionals, led by Trinity Sky Analyst, John Purcell (J.P.) Trinity came out on top by 55 – 34 with the Occasionals, not surprisingly, running out of steam in the second half!!!!! A very good night was had