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UL’s senior camogie team are Ashbourne Cup champions

The University of Limerick’s senior camogie team finally ended Waterford Institute of Technology’s long reign as Ashbourne Cup champions, with only one point to spare after a hard-fought final at Queen’s University, Belfast. Cáit Devane was chief contributor for UL as they motored into a five-point lead in the first half. The Tipperary sharpshooter was in clinical form but Katie Power managed to escape …


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UL Ladies Rugby looking to defend All-Ireland league and intervarsity titles

ON behalf of UL Ladies Rugby I would like to welcome our new head coach, Mike McCarthy and also wish Gillian Bourke, our departing coach, the best of luck in her future endeavors and many thanks for her years of hard work and dedication with the club. Gill will be taking to the field this weekend, representing the Irish Women’s Rugby team who play …


First Name On The Teamsheet: Michael Carrick

  SINCE his transfer to Manchester United seven years ago, Michael Carrick became a name associated with groans and complaints and was often seen as the typical overpriced and overpaid English footballer. Frequently viewed as a player who failed to live up to expectation and as a figure that shied away in the big games, Carrick has now apparently turned …

Special Report pt. 2: Who Is Really Running Away From Racism In Football?

  In December, the Serbian FA were fined just €80,000. Worse still, two English players – Steven Caulker and Thomas Ince – were banned for two games and one game respectively for essentially coming to a teammate’s aid. Mr Blatter, do you and your FIFA colleagues honestly believe that monkey chanting towards black players and general racist abuse are four …