The aftermath of Storm Dennis made for some trying conditions in Wicklow on Sunday 16 February, as DCU Ladies Rugby Club took on Wicklow RFC in their back yard.
DCU grind out hard-fought victory over Tullow RFC
Dublin City University Ladies Rugby Club continued their strong start to 2020 with a hard-fought 36-26 victory over Tullow RFC at DCU St Clare's. The last time these two teams met, DCU came from 12-0 down to win 26-27 in the final minute of the match. On Sunday 26 January 2020, DCU hosted the Tullow side, scoring six tries and earning the full points from the clash.
DCU kick off 2020 with a bang
The Dublin City University Ladies Rugby Club kicked off the second half of their season with a 46-14 victory over Old Belvedere RFC on Sunday 12 January. DCU kept out an impressive Old Belvedere attack throughout the first half, improving on the issues that crept into their game near the end of 2019.
Tullamore RFC vs DCU
Dublin City University Ladies Rugby Club travelled to Tullamore on Sunday, to take on Tullamore RFC. The morning cold did not lift for the afternoon kickoff, with mist rolling in to add further problems for both sets of player.
DCU and Railway ends in tight battle
DCU's Women's Rugby Club lost out to the top team in the Leinster League on Sunday 17 November, as Railway Union RFC took home a four point victory.
DCU Ladies Rugby Club vs Wicklow
DCU's Ladies Rugby Club lost out to Wicklow RFC in a highly competitive match on Sunday 10 November at DCU's Sports Campus. Wicklow lead 0-7 at half time, after putting in an immense defensive effort to hold DCU out of their tryline for most of the first half. DCU used the space out wide in … Continue reading DCU Ladies Rugby Club vs Wicklow
RWC2019 – Argentina, Fiji could still be in with a shout
With the opening weekend of the Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan in the history books, and one more match to play in the "first round" on Monday, there have been some spectacular performances by the big teams. However, two performances that should not be overlooked in the opening weekend were those of Argentina and Fiji.
RWC2019 – Issues addressed and Ireland could exorcise ghosts
Ireland started their World Cup campaign with an all-round victory over Scotland on Sunday. The Irish were dominant in their 27-3 victory, and looked like a team that has worked hard on the issues that were worrying them leading up to the World Cup.
RWC2019 – South Africa prove their own worst enemy
It was New Zealand's day in the opening pool B encounter against South Africa on Saturday, a match which lived up to a number of expectations leading into it. What started out as an intense contest, worthy of a final, however, turned into a scrappy encounter that South Africa will hope to forget.
Leading up to the Rugby World Cup 2019 – Peaked too early, and Wales look vulnerable
Three weeks ago, Wales went to the top of the World Rankings for the first time in their history. Now, just days away from the start of the World Cup, the Welsh Dragon looks a vulnerable and unlikely to make the semis, let alone the World Cup Final.