- 12 athletes selected for UCC Sport Star awards and Kickboxing Champion Conor McGlinchey – selected as overall Sports Star awards.
- Billy Morgan and Brian Cuthbert celebrated as Coach of the year and UCC Ladies basketball team win team of the year.
- JB McCarthy honoured as Kieran Dowd Recipient for outstanding to Taekwondo and sport in UCC.
UCC Sport Stars Celebrates another year of incredible success for UCC teams and athletes.26 Apr 2023
UCC Sport Scholarship Deadline05 Apr 2023
UCC SPORTS SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE is approaching fast! Don't miss out, make sure you apply before closing deadline of 14th AprilRead more
UCC Rugby to host SSI Rugby Finals10 Mar 2023
Student Sport Ireland and the Irish Rugby Football Union are delighted to announce the full schedule for the finals of this years men’s and women’s rugby cup competitions, that will take place on March 15th in University College Cork venues The Mardyke and The Farm. The host club University College Cork are hosting the finals day as part of their 150th year celebrations of the clubs establishment, Student Sport Ireland and the Irish Rugby Football Union would like to thank them for the cooperation in organising this years finals.Read more
UCC Sports announces 22/23 Sports Scholarships25 Nov 2022
82 students across 17 sports have been awarded UCC Sports Scholarships for 2022-2023. The announcement was made at the launch of the 22.23 programmes at the UCC Sports Grounds in the Mardyke Pavilion on the 24th of November.Read more
UCC Sport staff recognised at UCC Long Service Awards23 Nov 2022
Deputy Head of Sport, Christine O Donovan and Exercise Physiologist, Trevor Woods were recognised for their 35 and 25 year, respectively, service to UCC and in particular to UCC Sport Physical Activity.Read more
Both are the back bone to UCC Sport, always on hand to work with and assist students and clubs during their UCC journey.
UCC represented at the AFL European Championships24 Oct 2022
UCC AFL had representation at the AFL European Championships earlier this month. For the first time since 2019, the European Championships made a return for 2022. The competition, was hosted from October 5-8 in Zagreb, Croatia, which capped off the AFL's year of international events.Read more
UCC and Munster Hockey Partner to Develop Next Generation of Irish Hockey Stars28 Sep 2022
- University College Cork will become the primary sponsor of Munster Hockey’s InterProvincial teams.
- Munster Hockey will have access to UCC’s world-class facilities at the Mardyke and the University’s cutting-edge expertise in sports science, high performance, nutrition, and sports psychology.
- UCC and Munster Hockey will collaborate on joint marketing initiatives.
Munster GAA Student Bursaries 2022/202327 Sep 2022
The GAA’s Student Bursary scheme funds are allocated by its Provincial Councils. Some elements of the Bursary scheme are common across the provinces; other elements are left to their discretion.Read more
Michael Bradley to Lead All-Star Coaching Line Up at UCC RFC14 Sep 2022
Michael Bradley has been appointed UCC RFC’s new Head Coach, where he will head up an all-star coaching team that includes former Irish internationals Ken O’Connell and Paul McCarty, and ex-Munster fly-half Scott Deasy.Read more
Two UCC Powerlifters to Represent Ireland at International Championships23 Aug 2022
Adam Duane, captain of UCC Powerlifting, and Mia Kovacs have been selected to represent Ireland at the Junior World Championships and European Championships respectively.Read more
University College Cork partners with SportsKey to move the booking of their sports facilities online.22 Aug 2022
University College Cork Sport is using SportsKey’s sports facility management software to help maximise the use of their sports facilities and get more people playing sport in Cork.Read more
UCC Rowers win Seven Medals at World Rowing Cup20 Jun 2022
Of the six Irish crews that won medals at the World Rowing Cup in Poznan, four contained UCC students or alumni.Read more
UCC Canoe Club Claim Student Sport Ireland Event of the Year Prize03 Jun 2022
UCC Canoe Club have won Student Sport Ireland’s Event of the Year Award after hosting the organising the 2021-22 Irish Kayaking Intervarsities.Read more
Two UCC Students Among Top 20 Players From the #EirGridGAA Football U20 All-Ireland Championship03 Jun 2022
UCC's Dylan Geaney and Cillian Burke were included on the list.Read on gaa.ie
Vacancy: UCC RFC Wishes to Appoint an Experienced Head Coach30 May 2022
UCC wishes to appoint an experienced Head Coach to the Department of Sport and Physical Activity.Read more
Five UCC Students to the Fore As Irish Universities Beat France25 May 2022
UCC's Rob Hedderman, Louis Bruce, Matthew Bowen, Jack Kelleher and Alessandro Heaney all contributed to the Irish Universities 53-10 win over France.
Olympic Heroes and Sports Stars Honoured at UCC Sport Star Awards25 Apr 2022
Sponsored by the River Lee Hotel and Bank of Ireland, the UCC Sport Awards acknowledged the achievements of 19 outstanding student-athletes who have excelled with their UCC clubs, external clubs and representative teams in the last twelve months.Read more
Stellar students: Galaxy of rising sports stars honoured at UCC Sports awards25 Apr 2022
Olympic medallists, Paul O’Donovan and Emily Hegarty were among those honoured Monday as UCC Sports Stars by Professor John O’Halloran, President of the college.Read on irishexaminer.com
UCC Awarded Accreditation for Student Athlete Support03 Mar 2022
University College Cork (UCC) is among six Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) around Ireland that have been awarded the Sport Ireland Institute Accreditation for Student Athlete Support (ASAS), which recognises good practice in ‘dual career’ support for student athletes.Read more
UCC Sports Star 2022 nominations01 Apr 2022
UCC Sport is pleased to receive nominations for the 2022 Sports Star Awards
Annual Clubs Awards25 Mar 2022
UCC Clubs and Societies Awards took place in the Rochestown Park Hotel on Thursday evening. Club of the Year, Event of the Year and Bene Merenti were just some of the awards being presented on the night.
UCC Crusaders victorious in Paris11 Mar 2022
UCC Aussie Rules women's team travelled to Paris last week to compete in a tournament (Gallia Cup) which consisted of teams from across the continent.Read more
Dr Elmer Morrissey Memorial Scholarship25 Feb 2022
Are you an engineering student? Do you have a lust for life and all it entails? Would you like a cheque for €1,500?
If the answer to these questions is yes then read on...it could make a huge difference to your UCC experience.Read more
Clubs Day01 Feb 2022
Come join us on Wednesday 2nd February 2022Read more
Olympian and World Champion Puspure appointed UCC Head Rowing Coach03 Dec 2021
University College Cork is delighted to confirm the appointment of two-time World Champion and three-time Olympian Sanita Puspure as UCC Sport’s new head coach for rowing.Read more
Senior Footballers take on Duhallow30 Sep 2021
On Sunday , 3 October 2021, UCC senior football team take on Duhallow in the Cork County Senior Football Championship. Following on from a victory over Muskerry on Wednesday on a score line of 2.13 to 2.11, college now play for the right to advance to the quarter finals of this year’s championshipRead more
Student Sport Ireland – Launches new strategy28 Sep 2021
Student Sport Ireland (SSI), the representative body for higher education sport in Ireland, has published its new strategic plan that will guide the organisation’s growth and development over the next three years.Read more
Senior Hurlers and Footballers start their 2021 campaigns27 Sep 2021
UCC senior hurlers as well as their senior football team will finally get their 2021 Cork county senior hurling and football campaigns up and running this week. First up tomorrow, Tuesday 28 Sept 2021 are the hurling team who play Imokilly in Pairc Ui Rinn at 7.30pm. This game is being streamed live by the excellent service provided by The Irish Examiner Sport website. Just log on to the site and click on the link.Read more
Welcome to UCC Clubs Day 202121 Sep 2021
Our clubs are promoting their activities in Devere Hall and around the Quad and signing up new members. We look forward to seeing new members and the opportunity for students to #FindYourTeam.
Students can logon and join any club from our Join sectionRead on ucc.ie
Walking football for our local community16 Sep 2021
FAI, Cork City Council, UCC & Cork Sports Partnership are delighted to launch a new FREE Walking Football Programme in the Mardyke Sports Grounds this September.Read more
Big UCC representation at the All-Ireland Camogie final07 Sep 2021
This Sunday, 12 Sept 2021, in Croke Park, Dublin the All-Ireland Senior Camogie Final between Cork and Galway will take place.
It is one of the major occasions in this country for female sport and with an increased spectator capacity and atmosphere , Sunday will see the best of talent take part in the Junior, Intermediate and Senior finals.Read more