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Thursday 1 June 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Fitzgibbon Cup

This year
Cork and Waterford stars scoop third-level GAA Player of the Year awards
UCC’s Daniel O’Mahony and Mikey Kiely of UL have been honoured for their performances this year.
# to the four
Four-goal Kiely the hero again as UL defend Fitzgibbon Cup
Kiely notched a remarkable 4-1 in a repeat of last year’s decider.
# Class Act
Tipperary star's 13-point haul fires University of Limerick to victory
Gearoid O’Connor helps UL to squeeze past SETU Waterford and into the Fitzgibbon Cup final.
# Fitzgibbon Cup
Waterford forward hits hat-trick to help holders UL ease to big win over UCD
Michael Kiely scored three goals for the Limerick outfit in Fitzgibbon Cup fare.
# skull and crossbones
Flynn hits 0-14 as UCC edge into Fitzgibbon Cup last four
A run of six points in-a-row after half-time ultimately turned the game against ATU Galway.
# Tribes On Top
0-12 from Niland inspires his Galway team to reach Fitzgibbon Cup semi-finals
SETU Carlow hit two early goals but lost out in the quarter-final in Dangan.
# Game SETU Match
Deise star fires SETU Waterford past DCU in Fitzgibbon Cup quarter-final
DCU’s search for a first title goes on.
# Final Eight
ATU Galway rally from seven points down as Fitzgibbon Cup quarter-finalists confirmed
UCD, UL and DCU are among the other quarter-finalists.
# highs and lows
UCC survive Donnelly-inspired Queens comeback to advance on penalties
The Tyrone man endured heartbreak in sudden-death penalties as UCC held their nerve to reach the quarter-finals.
# Fitzgibbon Cup
Barrett key as UCC hold off Maynooth, title holders UL claim opening 13-point win
More hurling action tonight in the Fitzgibbon Cup.
# Fitzgibbon Cup
Niland fires 1-11 as University of Galway win Fitzgibbon Cup opener
University of Galway were five-point winners away to MTU Cork.
# Honours Students
Rising stars - 9 players to watch in the 2023 Fitzgibbon Cup
The Fitzgibbon Cup kicks off on Wednesday evening, with MTU Cork hosting University of Galway, and SETU Carlow facing Mary Immaculate College.
Last year
# Rising Stars
6 players from Galway as 8 counties feature in Rising Stars Hurling Team of the Year
Fitzgibbon Cup winners UL have six players selected.
# The42 Reads
The college competitions debate: what do players want and how can we make that a reality?
We surveyed players and spoke to managers, the GAA and the GPA to see what can be done to resolve the challenge with college competitions.
# Reaction
NUIG thankful to Croke Park officials as Cian Lynch's red card is rescinded
The Limerick star was sent off by Fergal Horgan in the recent Fitzgibbon Cup final defeat to UL.
# Never Say Die
Lynch sent off as UL rally to Fitzgibbon Cup glory with late 1-5 to deny NUIG dream double
There was late drama at the IT Carlow grounds.
# Drama
Waterford's Kiely fires late goal from free as UL stun IT Carlow to reach Fitzgibbon Cup final
UL will now meet NUI Galway in Saturday’s final.
# Last Four
Niland fires 0-14 and Bennett scores two goals as NUIG hold off WIT for Fitzgibbon Cup win
Six points separated the teams in Dangan.
# Sharpshooter
Galway's Cooney scores 0-11 to fire GMIT into Fitzgibbon Cup semi-final
This afternoon’s quarter-final with TUS Midwest was played at Carnmore.
# Knockout Clash
Clare and Waterford forwards hit key goals as UL defeat MTU Cork in Fitzgibbon quarter-final
Six points separated the teams in Limerick tonight.
# Last Four
DJ Carey's IT Carlow side prove too strong for UCC to reach Fitzgibbon Cup semi-finals
Rory Higgins hit a crucial first-half goal for the winners.
# Fitzgibbon Cup
Lynch and Niland impress as NUI Galway claim victory over UCC
Nine points separated the teams in Dangan.
# response
Tipperary's Billy Seymour scores 0-11 to keep TUS Midwest’s Fitzgibbon hopes alive
They bounced back from a 30-point loss to UL last week with an eight-point win over TU Dublin.
# on fire
10 points for Galway star Niland to fire NUIG into Fitzgibbon Cup quarter-finals
The Galway University recorded an eight-point win over Mary I to ensure their progression to the next stage.
# Fitzgibbon Cup
Tipp and Cork forwards shine in UCC win, second group success for IT Carlow
The third-level hurling action continued tonight.
# One-sided
UL hammer neighbours TUS Midwest in Fitzgibbon Cup
The margin was 31 points at Maguires Fields.
# Fitzgibbon Cup
Galway's Niland and Fleming impress in NUIG success, opening wins for DCU and IT Carlow
Fitzgibbon Cup group stage action continued tonight.
# Fitzgibbon Cup
Cork's Shane Barrett hits crucial goal as UCC open title defence with win over Mary Immaculate
A five-point win for the reigning champions in Limerick today.
All time
# Rising Stars
Here are the draws for the 2022 Fitzgibbon and Sigerson Cup competitions
This year’s finals will be played at IT Carlow.
# Off
GAA cancel all third level competitions for 2020/21
The Sigerson and Fitzgibbon Cups won’t be staged this year.
# King Con
Fitzgibbon Cup star Conway points the way as Kerry go top with win over Meath
Another good day’s work for the Kingdom attacker.
# Fixture Headaches
'The GAA need to look at this competition and give it the respect it deserves' - UCC boss
Tom Kingston was speaking after his side’s Fitzgibbon back-to-back triumphs.
# Late Drama
'I twisted my ankle so from high to low in a second' - Cork star missed last few minutes of UCC triumph
Darragh Fitzgibbon finished with two crucial points to help secure back-to-back Fitzgibbon Cup titles.
# Kerry's Finest
'He is the Messi of hurling' - UCC boss hails Kerry star after heroic nine-point haul
Shane Conway was superb for the Fitzgibbon Cup champions.
# College Champs
14-man UCC come from 6 points down to win Fitzgibbon Cup final against IT Carlow
Shane Conway was man-of-the-match in UCC’s win.
# Wednesday Night Lights
WATCH LIVE: IT Carlow v UCC, Fitzgibbon Cup final
UCC are the reigning champions going up against DJ Carey’s IT Carlow side.
# eyes peeled
6 players to watch in tonight's Fitzgibbon Cup final
The final between UCC and IT Carlow takes place in the DCU Sportsgrounds at 7.30pm.
# Preview
'We wouldn’t have the highest profile' - the history chasing IT out to halt UCC's drive for 40th title
DJ Carey’s Carlow side are looking to win the third-level competition for the first time this Wednesday.
# Criticism
DJ Carey: 'If you ask a referee what they’re doing, they tell you where to go'
The IT Carlow manager also bemoaned the hectic schedules his players are facing at this time of year.
# Thriller
Late drama as Cork's Coleman shows nerves of steel to send UCC to Fitzgibbon decider
The reigning champions will seek to defend their crown against IT Carlow next week.