• u20ai TRINITY U20 MAKE ALL IRELAND FINAL!Lansdowne U20s 24pts – Trinity U20s 39pts. 15th April 2018. Saturday was a busy day for the club. When the 1st XV game finished in Terenure with the 1st XV going down 50-12 to an excellent home team in what was a ‘dead rubber’ AIL game for the Students, Trinity supporters jumped into their cars

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  • LegBuccsAction TRINITY EDGE BIG GAME!Trinity 21pts – Buccaneers 17pts; February 17th 2018 Trinity climbed out of the bottom two with a determined 21-17 come-back victory over Buccaneers on a beautiful early spring day in College Park on Saturday. Buccaneers burst out of the traps at the city centre venue with two early tries. An interception and a bout of

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  • Buccs Home Fixtures this WeekendIn a big weekend for DUFC, the First XV host Buccaneers in a hugely important UBL Division 1A clash in College Park at 2:30pm on Saturday. The squad for the match is pictured above. The 3rds are away to Guinness in the Iveagh Grounds at 3:00pm on Saturday. The 4ths host Clontarf in Santry at

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  • Garryowen action TRINITY HAVE TOUGH WEEK!Garryowen 52pts – Trinity 20pts; February 10th 2018 Trinity 1st XV experienced one of their most difficult weeks in recent times, when they travelled to Munster to play the top two clubs (Garryowen and Cork Con) in the province. The Students shipped two heavy losses. Saturday’s game v Garryowen, despite the score-line, was a vast

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  • Club Fixtures this Weekend – 27/01/2018There are plenty of DUFC fixtures to enjoy this weekend. The First XV face Garryowen in Limerick at 2:30pm on Saturday. The 3rds face Clontarf tomorrow away at 10:30am. The Under 20 Premier Team face Terenure in College Park at 2:30pm on Sunday. The Under 20 Premier 2 Team face Greystones away at 2:30pm on Sunday. The

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  • J Dunne Action Four D.U.F.C. Players Make Ireland Under 20s 6 Nations SquadHead Coach Noel McNamara has selected four D.U.F.C. players in his 32-man squad for the upcoming Under 20 6 Nations Championship. Trinity Rugby has more players in the squad than any other club. This proves that D.U.F.C. is capable of attracting and nurturing top rugby talent. Michael Silvester, in his second year in Trinity, returns

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  • memberships Match CancellationsBoth DUFC Under 20s games are rained off today, Sunday 21/01/2018. The Women’s match is also postponed. Please pass on this information to anyone involved.
  • Tarf Action TRINITY GO CLOSE IN CLONTARFClontarf 29pts – Trinity 24pts – December 2nd 2017 Trinity travelled to Castle Avenue, the scene of many hard losses in recent times. Things look set for the Home team to put the Students to the sword on a treacle like pitch on the North side. The visitors managed to push their rivals close before

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  • Fixtures this Weekend – 02/12/2017Trinity’s First XV face Clontarf away in Castle Avenue on Saturday at 2:30pm in an Ulster Bank League Division 1A match. Trinity’s 3rds face Barnhall at 12:30pm in Santry. The 4ths make it a Santry double-header as they host AIB at 2pm. On Sunday the Under 20 Premier Team face St Mary’s in College Park

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  • Finlay Garryowne TRINITY GAIN BONUS POINT!Dublin University 28 Garryowen 37 – 25th November 2017. College Park Munster Academy winger Liam Coombes had a big impact on proceedings GARRYOWEN CLIMBED into second place in Ulster Bank League Division 1A thanks to a free-flowing 37-28 bonus point win over Dublin University at College Park. Trinity made the early running in cold and

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  • Mary's Match TRINITY DIG OUT WIN IN THE RAIN!St Marys 15pts – Trinity 18pts; November 10th 2017 Trinity made the short trip to Templeville Road to play rivals St Mary’s with 5 ex Trinity players in their ranks. The two clubs have been joined at the hip in their rivalry in the past three years. This game was no different with the teams

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  • Con Action Shot CORK CON WIN EASILY!Trinity 3pts Cork Con 28pts After two wins on the road in Limerick and Athlone, Trinity turned in a disappointing performance in College Park on Saturday on a lovely, sunny Autumn’s day. All Ireland Club Champions Cork Constitution came out of the gate flying and put the students to the sword and effectively had the

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  • BUCCS shot FIRSTS WIN IN BUCCANEERS & 20s BEAT UCDTRINITY WIN IN BUCCANEERS! Trinity travelled to Dubarry Park, Athlone on Saturday and came away with their 2nd away All Ireland league win in succession. Trinity started quite strong, but struggled to really press home their advantage. In fact it was Buccaneers who scored first with a penalty. The first half scores were all from

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  • Fixtures this WeekendThe First XV are back in All Ireland League action as they face Buccaneers away in Dubarry Park in Athlone on Saturday. Kick-off is at 2:30pm. The Under 20s Premier side have a huge game against arch-rivals UCD on Sunday in College Park. Kick-off is at 3pm. The Under 20s Pennant face Old Belvedere away

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  • Conroy 1 TRINITY WIN CONROY CUP FOR FOURTH TIME IN A ROW!With the Senior 1st XV off for the weekend, it was time to focus the rest of the club. First up was the U20s who took the short trip to Terenure College RFC to play in the Inter-Varsities ‘Conroy Cup’. Trinity had won the past three ‘Conroy Cups’. There was a bit of an anti

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  • Fixtures this WeekendThis 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

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  • DUFC CURUFC TRINITY WIN 140th ANNIVERSARY GAME!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

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  • Lansdowne M Silvester Silvester Shows His Class – Weekend Round-UpTrinity 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.

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  • ucd v trinity MISTAKES KILL TRINITY! UCD 34 – Trinity 8Trinity 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

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  • img_0468.jpg TRINITY STRIDES TO VICTORY IN SUPER SUNDAY DOUBLE!!J1s get promotion back to Metro 1! U20s come back from 15-0 down to win Frazer McCullen All Ireland quarter final!   Every season we have a weekend where the season comes to a climax for one or more teams.  Today’s Super Sunday was a smash for the two back up teams for Trinity. Another

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  • Trinity Preps for a Huge Set of Fixtures COLLEGE PARK — Dublin University Football Club has a massive slate of matches lined up for what can only be called Super Saturday/Sunday. The weekend kicks off on Saturday at 2.30pm in College Park as the Trinity Rugby senior side (6th AIL, 34pts) plays St. Mary’s (7th AIL, 31pts) in a battle to remain in the

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  • img_0450.jpg MATCH PREVIEW: DUFC Await Annual Oxford TestCOLLEGE PARK – Trinity Rugby’s success against touring sides will be put to the test tonight when the Oxford University Blues travel to Dublin for the Annual Trinity–Oxford University Challenge.  The series has been a season staple for many years and has produced some classic matches. The series, played once a year at either Oxford

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  • TONYsurveyingCParktext PRE SEASON TRAINING – COME AND JOIN INTraining starts Tuesday 2nd August @ 6.30pm at Blackrock College and thereafter on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at same time and venue. Pre season training “camp” week begins on Monday 15 August – 10am in College Park and 6.30pm in Blackrock School each day For more details contact Tony Smeeth, Director of Rugby – smeetht@tcd.ie /

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  • unnamed-5 TRINITY THROUGH TO MCCORRY CUP FINAL!UCD 31pts- Trinity 47pts; April 25th 2016.   Trinity won their way through to the prestigious McCorry Cup Final on Monday evening with a stunning seven try blitz of their Belfield rivals UCD. Playing their first game in over a month Trinity came out running!   Trinity took UCDs breath away with a try in

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  • 86aac943-9ae2-4add-8174-c1166a3fe234 TRINITY WIN U20s LEINSTER CHAMPIONSHIP!!Blackrock College 6pts – Trinity U20s 30pts;  March 13th Trinity U20s won the JP Fanagan, Leinster Championships for the first time in the 20+ year history of the prestigious competition. In that time, Trinity has played in five All Ireland U20s Finals (winning twice) and playing in five McCorry Cup finals (winning twice) but never

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  • 12642942_931666120258709_1702839111198048326_n FIRSTS MADE TO FIGHT FOR IT BY DOLPHIN! WHILE U20s WIN NAIL BITER!!Trinity 29pts – Dolphin 6pts; 30th January 2016 Trinity were made to fight for their win by a defensively well organized Dolphin who were hell bent on not letting Trinity run away with the game, like they did in Musgrave Park in November. Dolphin scored in the opening minute when their out half Barry Keeshan

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  • Trinity_Rugby_Web TRINITY U20S GET VITAL WIN!Trinity U20s 28pts Clontarf 26pts. With the 1st XV resting on a bye weekend, Trinity U20s had their first game of the New Year against Clontarf. It was a case of second place Trinity against 3rd place Clontarf. The visitors started strongly and played their best rugby in the opening 10 minutes. They ran up

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  • unnamed TRINITY U20 GET BIG WIN IN LANSDOWNE!Lansdowne 22pts Trinity 59pts 22nd November 2015 With the Trinity Senior 1st XV on its second week of rest, it was time for Trinity’s other teams to step up to the limelight. The highlight was probably the U20s Premier win on the back pitch in Lansdowne Road V Lansdowne U20s. Over the past few years

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  • unnamed TRINITY WIN SILVERWARE – AT INTERVARSITIES!The Universities Festival of Rugby took place in Terenure College on Saturday. The Festival is a new initiative by The Irish Universities Rugby Union, featured the four marquee Irish University competitions, The historic Dudley cup for the senior teams, the Conroy Cup for the U20s teams. The Maughan Scally Trophy for the respective Junior squads,

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  • Trinity_Rugby_Web Preseason BeginsTrinity Rugby’s 2015/2016 preseason begins this week. Players from all teams are welcome to attend. Dates, times and locations as follows: Thursday August 6th Trinity College 6pm (no boots) Monday August 10th Blackrock College 6:30pm Wednesday August 12th Blackrock College 6:30pm Thursday August 13th Blackrock College 6:30pm Training Camp August 17th-21st Mornings 11am Trinity College Evenings

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  • Screen Shot 2015-04-24 at 09.25.19 U20 PREMIER ALL IRELAND FINALLansdowne U20s 16pts – Trinity U20s 15pts This All Ireland U20s final was a game that both teams could have won, both teams had their opportunities but scrambling defence usually got back to snuff out any scores in front of a packed terrace in Old Belvedere Rugby Club. Trinity started strongly in the opening minutes

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  • Trinity_Rugby_Web UNDER 20s PENNANT FINALST MARYS WIN PURCELL CUP FINAL St Marys 23 Trinity U20s Pennant XV 10 26th April 2015 Trinity faced Leinster JP Fanagan Division two winners St Mary’s RFC in the Purcell Cup Final on Sunday. Aidan Kearney’s boys led at one point by 10-0 but failed to take advantage of a strong breeze at their backs. Trinity

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  • belfield-bowl TRINITY SHADE UCD IN ALL IRELAND U20S SEMI FINAL!TRINITY SHADE UCD IN ALL IRELAND U20S SEMI FINAL! UCD 21pts Trinity 22pts – April 6th 2015 Trinity U20s played UCD for the fifth time this season and just about shaded the game after dominating for 76/77 minute. There was major drama in the last three minutes of play when the home team scored two

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  • belfield-bowl U20s ALL IRELAND SEMI FINALU20s ALL IRELAND SEMI FINAL Event:   DUFC v UCD Date:     Monday 6th April (Easter Monday) Venue: Belfield Bowl Time:    2.30p.m. All Support Welcome Happy Easter!!!
  • Trinity-rugby Under 20’s Season HighlightUnder 20’s team season highlight 2013-2014.
  • u20 report1 TRINITY U20sIn what was a successful weekend for the Club. Trinity U20s squads achieved a crucial double over Universities rivals UCD in Sunday’s double header. On a beautiful sunny day in College Park, both Trinity U20s squads won convincingly. The Pennant started the day with a 34-3 win to gain their own double over their Belfield

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