Athletics Intervarsities & Thomond Games

By Eleanor Whyte UL AC had a very successful outdoor intervarsities campaign. The hugely anticipated event was hosted by University of Ulster at the Mary Peters Track in Belfast. Standards had been set very high following a thrilling indoor intervarsities competition earlier in the year. In the women’s event UL finished overall in second place with medals coming from Amy …

Sports Editor Marisa Kennedy Reviews Irish Rugby During the 2015 Six Nation Tournament

A prosperous period for Irish rugby was greatly enhanced during the 2015 Six Nations tournament with not one, but two, victorious teams. With what was a breath taking weekend for Irish sport, the men were crowned Six Nations champions to be followed less than 24 hours later by the ladies. s satisfying for Irish fans. A loss to Wales in …

Interview with Jack Phelan – The new captain of the kayak club.

How long have you been Kayaking? I started in my first year so about 2 and a half years What is your favourite discipline in Kayaking? I’d be 50-50 between Whitewater and Freestyle which are also probably the two most practiced disciplines in ULKC What is your greatest achievement in kayaking? Getting my level 4 after less than a year …

Interview with Gavin Sheehan – The brave captain who led the kayak club to victory!

How long have you been Kayaking? Almost 4 years now. I started a year before college. What is your favorite discipline in Kayaking? We do almost all disciplines in ULKC so I’ve tried the majority of them. I do whitewater the most but slalom is definitely my favorite. I’d love to get more involved in it but there’s not much …

UL Soccer Collingwood Cup 2015 Report

By Darragh Bermingham The 2015 Collingwood Cup was held in NUI Galway from 23-26 February. In its 101st year, the Collingwood Cup is the premier soccer competition for Universities in Ireland. The University of Limerick squad travelled to Galway in a confident mood hoping that this would be the University’s year to finally win the Collingwood for the first time. …

UL Ladies Rugby Team Win All Ireland Division 1 Title against Carlow I.T

By Orla McShane On March 25th UL ladies rugby boarded a bus bound for Maynooth with one goal in mind; winning the final and bringing the cup (now named Sheila) back to limerick, its rightful home. We were playing against IT Carlow, a team that we narrowly lost to at intervarsities two weeks previous to the final. We trained harder …