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The nominations are in and now it is your chance to have a say in who wins the first Hook Awards as the public vote for Umpire, Coach and Senior men’s and women’s player of the year went live this morning.
UCD and CIT won today’s finals at the Chilean and Mauritius Cups, respectively, this afternoon with wins over UU and DCU. The nature of the competition, though, means the men’s title will reside with DCU for the upcoming year as CIT enter the competition as a guest team due to their non-University status.
University of Ulster Elks completed the Chilean and Mauritius Cup double in Jordanstown this afternoon as both their men’s and women’s teams overcame UCD in the finals. On the men’s side of the draw, UU trounced UCC 8-0 in the semi-final to set up a repeat of last year’s final showdown with UCD. They beat [...]
The Mauritius and Chilean Cups produced identikit semi-finalists as DCU and UCC squeezed into the men’s intervarsity last four on goal difference while UU’s women put paid to Trinity’s hopes in the women’s competition. As a result, both UCC teams will face UU in the semi-finals today while UCD and DCU face off on the [...]
UCD’s men became the first side to qualify for the semi-finals of the Intervasities and can enjoy a good night tonight as – in light of UL’s late withdrawal – their three wins today completed their group stage with a 100pc record. They fired 26 goals in their three games, beating Queens (10-0), UCC (8-1) [...]
The annual intervarsities gets underway this morning with 20 teams duking it out for the Mauritius and Chilean Cups with NUI Maynooth making their tournament debut in the men’s competition. In the men’s competition, defending champions University of Ulster – under the moniker of the Ulster Elks – will hope that a combination of home [...]
Women’s Division One:Trinity 0 UCD 1 (Fiona Bradish)Fiona Braddish scored her second goal in five days to give UCD their first win of the season and gain early bragging rights over Trinity ahead of this month’s Intervarsities – this year hosted by UUJ. She netted a 20th minute penalty corner for the only goal of [...]
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