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Saturday 1 April 2023 Dublin: 9°C


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# Belfield Boys
Goals from Kerry's Barry and Laois forward Lowry help UCD claim 12-point Sigerson Cup win
John Divilly’s side saw off Maynooth University today.
Complaint upheld after UCD student asked to pay almost €500 more in fees than advertised
Outdated fee information had been listed on UCD’s School of Medicine website.
# Round-Up
Unbeaten Lansdowne top of the table at Christmas while Young Munster earn big win
Reports from all five of this week’s AIL Division 1A fixtures in the Ulster Bank League.
# safe pair of hands
Waterford continue to strengthen with capture of PFAI First Division Goalkeeper of the Year
23-year-old Laois native Niall Corbet joins the First Division champions following six seasons at UCD.
# Eirsat-1
Ireland's first ever satellite could blast off as early as 2019 (and it might even have a little flag)
Eirsat-1 will hitch a ride to the ISS before it’s released into space.
# Review
Garryowen climb to second, Cork Constitution pip St Mary's
Check out our Ulster Bank League Division 1A round-up.
# impeachment
UCD students vote to impeach Students' Union president Katie Ascough
Ascough’s impeachment was voted for by 4,540 students (69%), with 2,032 (31%) voting against.
# UEFA Youth League
Shoot-out heartbreak for UCD as their European adventure ends in Norway
The Students were beaten 5-4 on penalties by Molde this evening.
# impeachment
'Bullying tactics to try to discard a democratically elected president' - UCDSU head writes open letter to students
A referendum against Katie Ascough was announced yesterday.
# impeachment
UCD referendum to be held for impeachment of Students' Union president Katie Ascough
Last month, Ascough pulled abortion information from a fresher’s magazine.
# Belfield
Woman threatened with gun in UCD campus shop raid
The incident happened at the Centra shop on campus on Wednesday evening.
# Flying the flag
UCD record memorable win as they come from behind in Uefa Youth League first leg
The SSE Airtricity League U19 champions saw off Molde tonight.
# On Home Soil
UCD set to fly the flag tonight in European tie with Solskjaer's club Molde FK
‘We want to represent Ireland in the right way,’ says manager Maciej Tarnogrodzki.
# katie ascough
UCDSU president defends removal of abortion information from fresher's magazine
UCDSU president Katie Ascough said the decision was “in line with legal advice”.
# Lilywhites
‘Each season I've given up starting my career, but I'll be working long enough when I finish football’
Robbie Benson reflects on the one year anniversary of his strike against Legia Warsaw and his desire to secure a cup treble with the Lilywhites this season.
# gaffs
Watch: The problems facing students who are looking for accommodation right now
UCD’s Student Union President Katie Ascough and our own reporter Cormac Fitzgerald discuss what students are facing.
# U19s
UCD will compete with Europe's elite football clubs this season
The Students have secured a place in the Uefa Youth League.
# Student Accommodation
'The rise of absolute cowboys': Scammers are targeting students desperate for somewhere to live
With the first round of CAO results out today, students across the country will be scrambling to find a place to live.
# defining
'We need to play the game of our lives against the French'
Despite two error-strewn displays, just France stand between Tom Tierney’s side and a World Cup semi-final.
# wrwc 2017
'Ugly' win a beautifully firm foothold in the tournament for Tierney
’19-17 against Australia might look good in a few days’ time,’ says the Ireland head coach.
# Opinion
Magnificent Maz and more talking points as Ireland begin the World Cup with a bang
The Wallaroos were unforgiving opposition, but Ireland dug deep to take a vital victory on opening night.
# room for improvement
Slick Winiata hat-trick helps Black Ferns gloss over set-piece struggle with Wales
The diminutive fullback got on the end of three of New Zealand’s eight opening day tries.
# Startups
After drawing the ire of General Electric, this Athlone startup has retreated from the US
The giant conglomerate issued a cease-and-desist letter to OxyMem.
# the making of
Wimbledon-style tickets, single purpose stands and transforming UCD from campus to World Cup
Tournament director Garrett Tubridy is ready to host A tournament small on scale, but overflowing with international flavour.
# it's a wrap
Shels equalise at the death to cut Waterford's lead as strugglers Wexford hold UCD
There were two clashes in the SSE Airtricity League First Division tonight.
'I set up the first Irish bar in Jakarta. It took 18 months just to get Guinness on tap'
This former IT worker and salesman wound up as a pub owner in Asia.
# jack the lad
'No regrets' over Africa trip, juggling medicine and football, returning to the Dublin camp
The 2015 Footballer of the Year is back in action for Dublin.
# Good job
Three Irish colleges have made a prestigious Top 100 list
Which came out on top?
# On Home Soil
Teenage out-half Higgins included in extended Ireland World Cup squad
Tom Tierney has named a 48-woman group to prepare for the home tournament.
# prop life
'Plenty of encouraging signs' from Leinster's Porter after switch to tighthead
The 21-year-old first burst onto the scene as a loosehead prop.
# loi wrap
UCD close in on Waterford while Athlone overcome management woes to take all three points against Wexford
Waterford were held to a 0-0 draw against Cabinteely.
# Scenes
Believe it when you see it! UCD keeper scores equalising bicycle-kick in injury-time
This actually happened.
# Belfield
Funding stand-off leaves Ireland's National Hockey Stadium unfit for purpose
The venue in Belfield can no longer host international fixtures as the playing surface doesn’t meet the required standards.
# brave new world
Pictures: A new book explores how the 1950s and 1960s shaped the Dublin we know today
1950s saw the mass-introduction of cars in Dublin. The 1960s saw a people’s way of life change at a rate of knots.
# Heroics
Late, late show as 94th-minute winner helps UCC to second Collingwood Cup in 3 years
Daniel Pender – remember the name.
# Showdown
Battle of Dublin v Cork as 2015 and 2016 champions set up Collingwood Cup final date
Tomorrow’s final will see UCD face UCC.
# Fitness
Working 9-5 and beating the professionals: Eoin Morton looking to repeat last year's Rás feat
Eoin Morton spoke to The42 about fitness, his hectic life and THAT Rás stage win last year.
# small college huge win
St Mary's shock red-hot favourites UCD and end 28-year wait for Sigerson Cup
The Belfast outfit came back from two goals down in the first three minutes to win their second-ever Sigerson title.
UCD v St Mary's Belfast, Sigerson Cup final
Could St Mary’s pull off one last shock to claim a first Sigerson title in 28 years? We had live minute-by-minute coverage.
# Job Done
Mannion penalty crucial as champions UCD survive UL test to reach Sigerson final
A two-point win for the title holders today.