By Áine Kenny The NUI Galway Cheerleading squad won big at the University World Championships this month. The joint team of NUI Galway and Galway Mayo Institute of Technology, called Tribes Ireland, went to the UCA College Cheerleading World Championships in Florida last week, and won first place in their division. Rebecca Smith, Auditor of the cheerleading society in … [Read more...] about NUIG cheerleaders win gold medals in University World Championships
Purcell Cup round two: NUI Galway 8–14 Queens Belfast 3–5 By Michael O Connor A five star turn by Sarsfields duo Maria Cooney and Laura Ward propelled NUI Galway to their second win in the Purcell Cup over Queens University Belfast in Loughgeorge on Wednesday 9 January. The Belfast college made the long trip the Galway GAA centre and the tie was played at 14 – a – with … [Read more...] about Cooney and Ward star as NUI Galway win again
Purcell Cup 2019 Round One: NUI Galway 5–12 IT Carlow 2–5 By Michael O Connor Reigning Purcell Cup champions NUI Galway enjoyed a winning start against a determined IT Carlow in round one, played in perfect conditions in Dangan on the afternoon of 4 December. Fielding five of last year’s winning side, NUI Galway were tipped by many to secure the league two points. … [Read more...] about Hannify and Donohue secure opening win for reigning champs NUI Galway
By Martha Brennan Following the news that the IRFU would provide mandatory consent classes to all professional players, Cliona Sadlier of the Rape Crisis Network told The Irish Independent; “You need a whole hierarchy to take responsibility, it has to go all the way up and down; you can’t just land it on the players because they are just products of that system.” Sadlier … [Read more...] about Should Irish universities follow the IRFU’s lead and provide consent classes for college athletes?
Division 3 fresher football final: NUI Galway 4–10 DCU Dóchas Éireann 2–6 By Michael O’Connor Success comes to all who wait and persevere. 24 hours after suffering a five – point division 1 league defeat, NUI Galway were in Tubberclair aiming to close out term 1 with a trophy. Ultimately it was achieved with less effort than expected against DCU Dóchas Éireann’s well … [Read more...] about McGuinness saves builds platform for NUI Galway success