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D.U.F.C. defeat Garryowen and move on to AIL SEMI FINAL

April 15th, 2019|

D.U.F.C.  39  v.  Garryowen 22 College Park Saturday April 13, 2019 Dublin University Football Club (DUFC) saw off Garryowen Football Club yesterday afternoon in College Park, defeating the Limerick side 39-22 in their final league [...]

Colours triumph/ historic AIL Semi Final secured

April 9th, 2019|

UCD 12  D.U.F.C. 18 Belfield Bowl Thursday April 4 2019   Dublin University Football Club (DUFC) triumphed over old foes University College Dublin (UCD), grinding out a famous 18-12 win in the torrential rain. The [...]

Colours Week is here!

April 1st, 2019|

Today marks the start of one of the most exciting weeks in the D.U.F.C. calendar. It's Colours Week. The Third XV kick-off proceedings when they host UCD in College Park for the Junior Colours on [...]

TRINITY FIND A WAY TO LOSE!

December 11th, 2017|

  Trinity 13pts- Clontarf 17pts; December 9th 2017 Trinity had to face powerhouse Clontarf for the second time in a week. Playing Clontarf is always a massive physical encounter, so to play them twice in [...]

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TRINITY GO CLOSE IN CLONTARF

December 4th, 2017|

Clontarf 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 [...]

Fixtures this Weekend – 02/12/2017

December 1st, 2017|

Trinity'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 [...]

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TRINITY GAIN BONUS POINT!

November 27th, 2017|

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 [...]

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First XV to face Cork Con

November 2nd, 2017|

AIL 1A rugby returns to College Park this Saturday at 2:30pm. Billy O'Hora comes into an otherwise unchanged side. It promises to be a great encounter. All support strongly encouraged!!!!

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FIRSTS WIN IN BUCCANEERS & 20s BEAT UCD

October 31st, 2017|

TRINITY 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 [...]

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Starting XV to face Buccaneers RFC

October 27th, 2017|

The First XV return to All Ireland League Division 1A action this Saturday with a trip to Athlone to face Buccaneers. This is a crucial fixture. A win would position Trinity nicely in mid-table. A [...]

Fixtures this Weekend

October 27th, 2017|

The 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 [...]

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TRINITY WIN 140th ANNIVERSARY GAME!

October 19th, 2017|

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 [...]

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TRINITY WIN AT YOUNG MUNSTER!

October 9th, 2017|

Young Munster 17pts – Trinity 21pts; October 7th 2017 Trinity surprised everyone in Irish Rugby, when they achieved their first win of the season in Tom Clifford Park, Limerick. This was the students’ first visit [...]

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First XV Travel to Limerick

October 6th, 2017|

DUFC's First XV travel on Saturday to Limerick to face the always tough Young Munster. Dan Sheehan and Joe Byrne come into the front-row while Raef Tyrell returns from a hiatus at lock. Niall O'Riordan [...]

First XV to face Lansdowne FC

September 29th, 2017|

DUFC face a tough task in Round 3 of the Ulster Bank League Division 1A. Lansdowne, who are unbeaten in their opening two fixtures, come to College Park looking to repeat last year's away victory. [...]

MISTAKES KILL TRINITY! UCD 34 – Trinity 8

September 25th, 2017|

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 [...]

TERENURE GET IMMEDIATE REVENGE!

September 18th, 2017|

D.U.F.C. 0 Terenure RFC 24 Saturday 16 September 2017 Terenure took the spoils on Saturday, exacting revenge for their loss at the same venue on April 16th. The Dublin 6 outfit were far too well [...]

TRINITY COME BACK TO BEAT OXFORD

March 20th, 2017|

Photo Courtesy of Conor Nevin Trinity 31pts, Oxford University 20pts Trinity hosted Oxford on a gorgeous sunny day in College Park on Wednesday night in their annual challenge match. Trinity dominated possession and territory for [...]

Oxford in College Park today, 5pm!

March 15th, 2017|

Captain Kearns returns! It is our particular pleasure to welcome Oxford University Rugby Football Club back to College Park for our annual fixture - and a special pleasure to welcome back Conor and share our [...]

TRINITY UPSET YOUNG MUNSTER!!

March 14th, 2017|

Young Munster 12pts, Trinity 15pts. 11th March 2017 Trinity took the three hour journey to Tom Clifford park and surprised everybody in Irish Rugby by beating the second placed team in a very physical encounter [...]

Clontarf Win Well!

December 5th, 2016|

Clontarf 33pts Trinity 0 Trinity travelled to Castle Avenue on Saturday to receive their worst defeat since September 2013. Trinity seemed to be always on the back foot from the opening minutes, but defended bravely [...]

TRINITY BEATEN!

November 28th, 2016|

  Trinity 10pts, Cork Con 30pts – November 26th 2016; On the scoreboard Trinity were well beaten but at 16-10 with ten minutes to go they were right in the game. A combination of lack [...]

TRINITY BOUNCE BACK WITH BIG WIN!!

November 16th, 2016|

  Old Belvedere 7pts Trinity 27pts – November 12th 2016 Dublin University bounced back in fine style to claim a very impressive 27-7 win over Old Belvedere, running in four tries in the process. . [...]

LANSDOWNE WIN IN COLLEGE PARK

November 8th, 2016|

Trinity 14pts, Lansdowne 25pts; November 5th 2016 Trinity hosted local rivals Lansdowne. It was a case of 1st place playing 3rd on a beautiful sunny Autumn day in College Park. The Students started brightly and [...]

TRINITY RUGBY TOPS AIL DIV 1A !

November 1st, 2016|

TRINITY WIN IN LIMERICK!! Garryowen 14pts Trinity 27pts; October 29th 2016. Trinity travelled to Limerick for their first ‘out of town’ league game, to play one of Ireland’s iconic clubs Garryowen in the fabulous facility [...]

Cambridge University well beaten by Trinity

October 19th, 2016|

Cambridge University 0 D.U.F.C. 50 The following Report is courtesy of the Cambridge News... Cambridge University had nothing to show for their efforts as a powerful Trinity College Dublin side beat them by a half-century [...]

COURTNEY WINS GAME IN LAST PLAY!

October 10th, 2016|

COURTNEY WINS GAME IN LAST PLAY! Trinity 32pts, Young Munster 27pts – October 8th 2016  Trinity hosted the legendary Young Munster Rugby Club on Saturday, in what turned out to be a stirring game of [...]

TRINITY BEAT OLD BOYS !

October 3rd, 2016|

TRINITY BEAT OLD BOYS! St Marys 19pts Trinity 31pts; September 30th 2016 Trinity won a memorable game in a very wet Templeville Road against old rivals St Marys in a roller coaster of a game. [...]

TRINITY LOSE OUT IN DYING MINUTES

September 25th, 2016|

TRINITY LOSE OUT IN DYING MINUTES. Trinity 13pts, UCD 23pts; 24th September 2016   Trinity lost out to a star studded UCD team on Saturday and on the run of play can possibly count themselves [...]

PRE SEASON TRAINING – COME AND JOIN IN

July 22nd, 2016|

Training 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 [...]

TRINITY PROMOTED TO THE PROMISED LAND!!

May 3rd, 2016|

Ballynahinch 9pts – Trinity 18pts; April 30th 2016 Trinity travelled North to Ulster for what was THE most important game in the recent era. It was a highly intense winner-take-all game, with a rare place [...]

TRINITY INTO LEAGUE FINAL FOR PROMOTION!

April 25th, 2016|

Trinity 25pts, Ballymena 20pts. April 23rd 2016.   Trinity hosted Ballymena on Saturday in the semi final of the promotion play off. This was the third game between the well-matched teams this season, with each [...]

TRINITY WIN COLOURS!

March 25th, 2016|

Trinity 28pts UCD 15pts.    March 23rd 2016   At last! Trinity won its first Colours encounter since 2012 last night in a jam-packed College Park.   The game was very similar in style to last [...]

Trinity beat Ballymena

March 7th, 2016|

Trinity 34pts - Ballymena 19pts; March 5th 2016   Trinity secured at least a home semi final in the League play offs with an impressive win over an Ulster laden Ballymena XV at a sunny [...]

TRINITY WIN IN MUNSTER!

February 29th, 2016|

UL Bohemians 13pts – Trinity 42pts; 27th February 2016 Trinity had another impressive bonus point win on Saturday when they convincingly defeated UL Bohemians with a five-try win in Annacotty on the outskirts of Limerick. [...]

TRINITY WIN IN COLD AND WET BELFAST!

February 8th, 2016|

Belfast Harlequins 11pts – Trinity 22pts; February 6th 2016 Trinity played bottom of the league Belfast Harlequins in Deramore Park, Belfast on Saturday in the worst conditions they have played in for a few years. [...]

TRINITY WIN CHALLENGE MATCH!

January 25th, 2016|

Trinity 26pts – Durham University 11pts; 23rd January 2016 Trinity hosted Durham University one of the top ‘Super league’ UK Universities at College Park on Saturday. This was the second game between the two proud [...]

TRINITY FALL JUST SHORT!

January 18th, 2016|

Trinity 22pts – Buccaneers 23pts; January 9th 2016; This was a heartbreaker for the Student team, as they went down by one point to a strong Buccaneers team containing nine Connacht players. Trinity were also [...]

TRINITY WEATHER THE STORM!!

December 8th, 2015|

Trinity 36pts Shannon 11pts – 5th December 2015. Trinity hosted the legendary Shannon,  Ireland’s most successful AIL club, at a windswept College Park. Both teams came into the game on unbeaten streaks.  Shannon had won [...]

TRINITY WIN 6 IN A ROW!

November 30th, 2015|

Buccaneers 6pts – Trinity 27pts; November 29th 2015 Trinity travelled to Dubarry Park on Saturday to a ground where they had not won in All Ireland League Rugby. Trinity were determined to find a performance [...]

TRINITY WIN IN CORK!

November 9th, 2015|

Dolphin 3pts – Trinity 44pts; November 7th 2015 Trinity travelled to Cork on Saturday leaving Dublin in wet conditions. When they arrived in Musgrave Park, Cork home of Dolphin RFC the sun was out and [...]

TRINITY WIN FOUR IN A ROW!

November 2nd, 2015|

Trinity 26pts - Belfast Harlequins 12pts, 31st October 2015. Trinity hosted Belfast Harlequins on Saturday,  a glorious late October day in College Park.. Both teams came out to play open rugby but neither really took [...]

TRINITY WIN SILVERWARE – AT INTERVARSITIES!

October 27th, 2015|

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 [...]

TRINITY WIN EXTRAORDINARY GAME!!

October 20th, 2015|

Old Wesley 10pts Trinity 13pts; October 17th 2015 Trinity made the short trip to Donnybrook to play undefeated league leaders and newcomers to 1B Old Wesley. The home team have been on a great run, [...]

TRINITY OVERCOME BOHEMIANS!

October 5th, 2015|

Trinity 39pts – UL Bohemians 21pts; October 3rd 2015 Trinity returned to College Park for the first time this season when they entertained UL Bohemians from Limerick. The Students celebrated their homecoming with a convincing [...]

TRINITY BEATEN IN BALLYMENA

September 28th, 2015|

Ballymena 35pts, Trinity 24pts. 26th September Trinity took the trip north to the heart of Ulster rugby. Ballymena lay in waiting with a star studded Ulster professional laden team. The guys must have thought it [...]

TRINITY WIN IN TEMPLEVILLE ROAD!

September 7th, 2015|

St Mary’s 10pts Trinity 14pts – 5th September 2015  Trinity travelled to Templeville Road for their last Leinster League group game. On a rare sunny hot day St Mary’s dominated the first half but failed [...]

Preseason Begins

August 5th, 2015|

Trinity 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 [...]

Trinity in World Universities Rugby Cup-Draw

July 18th, 2015|

Pool Draw and Pool Fixture Schedule Pool 1 Oxford University (OURFC) University of Cape Town (UCT) Waseda University (WU) Stanford University (SU) Pool 2 NZ Universities (NZU) Trinity College Dublin (TCD) University of British Columbia [...]

TRINITY LET GO OF WINNING POSITION

April 20th, 2015|

UCD 32pts - Trinity 29pts This game was a great advertisement for University rugby. Played on a beautiful night in Belfield Bowl the largest crowd seen in the Stadium for many a year witnessed a [...]

TRINITY 1 POINT FROM SUCCESS

April 13th, 2015|

TRINITY HAVE A MIXED DAY! Trinity 41pts Belfast Harlequins 20pts - April 11th 2015 Trinity won the battle!, but unfortunately lost the war for this season, as they played some sensational rugby in difficult conditions [...]

TRINITY MOVE A LITTLE BIT CLOSER!

March 30th, 2015|

Corinthians 12pts, Trinity 32pts. Trinity travelled west to Galway for this vital All Ireland League 1B game on Saturday. The game was vital for both teams as the home team had to win to keep [...]

TRINITY WIN UNIVERSITY CHALLENGE!

March 20th, 2015|

Trinity 34pts Oxford University 3pts - March 18th 2015 Trinity hosted their annual Challenge match with Oxford University on Wednesday afternoon in beautiful sunshine in College Park. Trinity, who have been playing well of late, [...]

TRINITY CONTINUE UNBEATEN RUN!

February 3rd, 2015|

Malone 19pts, Trinity 41pts - 31st January, 2015 Trinity travelled north to Belfast to play in cold and windy conditions for their All Ireland League game V Malone. In the first half Trinity played into [...]

BIG WIN FOR TRINITY!

February 2nd, 2015|

TRINITY 35PTS GALWEGIANS 5PTS - DECEMBER 20TH Trinity entertained runaway league leaders Galwegians, and turned in one of their best performances in many a year, running in six tries to one, in emphatic victory in [...]

TRINITY WIN HOMECOMING!

January 19th, 2015|

Trinity 26pts - Malone 17pts - 4th October Rugby came back to College Park after 18 months away. It was good to be back for the Student team who ran out in front of the [...]