In a well fought match, the UL Ladies Football defeated UCC 2-5 to 0-8 in the final of the O’Connor Cup on Sunday 11th March. Under the management of D.J. Collins (Senior Technician, PESS Department), and captained by Anna Galvin (4th year Sport and Exercise Sciences) the UL team’s commitment and hard work paid off … Continue reading O’Connor Cup Brought Home to UL Again !
In a repeat of the 2016 final, UL Senior Camogie Team captured the Ashbourne Cup for the second year in a row in February 2017. The UL team defeated UCC in the final with the score line of UL 2-8 UCC 1-7. Credit to the players and management for producing an incredibly skilful and gritty … Continue reading Victory for UL in Ashbourne Cup
At the Annual Scholarships Awards on November 28th 2016, the inaugural UL Sports Scholarships were launched. Twenty-nine outstanding sportspeople received bursaries totalling €95,000 and six of these recipients are students from the department of Physical Education and Sport Sciences. PESS recipients included 2016 Olympian Michelle Finn (4th Year Physical Education), 2012 Olympian Jessie Barr (PhD … Continue reading Six athletes from PESS Awarded Inaugural UL Sports Scholarships