# St Mary's

Last month
February 2023
# Sigerson Cup
Shootout success for UCC as Morgan's Cork and Kerry-heavy side shake off St Mary's
For the second week running, UCC goalkeeper Dylan Foley was the shootout king.
Last year
# World Series
Ireland will miss star Kennedy but have 'two or three guys fighting for that spot'
The St Mary’s man won World Rugby men’s 7s player of the year on Sunday.
# new chapter
'Rugby can be great but it can end tomorrow. There's injury and it can be ruthless'
Former Connacht out-half Conor Dean is now one of the youngest rugby agents in the game.
All time
# St Mary's
Court asked to appoint examiner to South Dublin-based nursing home
Liquidators were appointed during the summer.
# Irish Abroad
'I'd love to get into an academy somewhere because I want to play pro rugby'
19-year-old Dublin native Karl Keane is part of the USA U20s squad.
# AIL Legends
'From the kick-off, they decided to start a schemozzle. That suited us'
Ger Earls was a key part of Young Munster’s AIL success in 1993 after joining from Thomond.
# Nursing Home
21 confirmed Covid-19 deaths recorded at one Dublin care home for older people
Home help workers might be redeployed to nursing homes, said Minister Simon Harris.
# Junior Glory
Cork's Russell Rovers and Kerry's Na Gaeil crowned Munster champions
The last provincial club finals in Munster of the year took place today.
# fond memories
Ireland's Sexton and Hammond recall visit to Japan as 16-year-olds
St Mary’s College visited Japan in 2002 for a schools rugby competition.
# Saints March On
More frustration for Man United as Vestergaard header earns Southampton a point
Jannik Vestergaard’s second-half header earned the Saints a point at St Mary’s on Saturday.
# The Reds
Adrian howler makes for nervy ending but Mane and Firmino deliver Liverpool three points
Jurgen Klopp’s men secured a 2-1 win at St Mary’s on Saturday afternoon.
# Irish Abroad
'The dream is to get a professional contract, whether it be here or at home'
Irish out-half Seán Kearns has been in excellent form in the Shute Shield in Australia.
# hot prospect
Ireland U17 captain signs first professional contract with Southampton
Seamas Keogh joined the Premier League side’s academy system last summer from Sligo Rovers.
# Rising Star
'When I was 15 I sat down with my mum and said: 'This is what I want to do'. I still have a long way to go'
Michael Obafemi on becoming Southampton’s youngest ever Premier League goalscorer and making his Ireland debut.
# Champs
Sean O'Shea's haul of 0-7 helps UCC deliver first Sigerson Cup title since 2014
2017 champions St Mary’s fell by four points in Portlaoise.
# New Deal
Ireland striker Obafemi rewarded with new three-and-a-half-year contract at Southampton
The Dubliner has impressed under Ralph Hasenhüttl at St Mary’s this season.
# and it's live
Watch Sigerson Cup football final live: UCC v St Mary's
The game in Portlaoise throws-in at 7.30pm.
# Sigerson Cup
Star-studded UCD bow out of Sigerson Cup as St Mary's triumph over defending champions
Two years after their Sigerson Cup final victory against UCD in 2017, St Mary’s overcame the defending champions again.
# Last Eight
0-10 for Derry's McGuigan in Sigerson win for St Mary's as Tralee finish with 12 men
A five-point win helped St Mary’s into the Sigerson Cup quarter-finals today.
# Wrap
Railway Union put 10 tries past St Mary's to return to league's summit
The table toppers earned a resounding 62-0 win at Park Avenue.
# Super Saints
Free-taking competition secures win for 2017 champions in opening game of the Sigerson Cup
St Mary’s saw off NUIG in Galway this afternoon.
# back on track
'I don’t let things get to me': Shane Long relieved to end 279-day goal drought against Leicester
The 31-year-old scored his first goal for club or country since the start of April yesterday against Leicester City.
# New Deal
'I've enjoyed every moment': Kilkenny teenager agrees new two-year deal with Southampton
Ireland underage international Tom O’Connor has extended his deal with the Saints.
# Rocket
Obafemi gets an assist as Southampton stun Manchester United early on
United were 2-0 down inside 20 minutes.
# The butcher
'Words can't explain how truly thankful I am to be here'
Eagles hooker Dylan Fawsitt moved to the US in 2014 and is now set to face his native Ireland.
# Wrap
Old Belvedere dish out nine-try hammering to move top and the weekend's Women's AIL action
Galwegians sent out a statement, but Old Belvedere, Railway and title holders UL Bohemians continue to set the pace.
# Kingdom Ruler
All-Ireland winning minor boss Keane set to become Kerry's new senior manager
Keane’s appointment is expected to be ratified next Monday night.
# Late Late Show
Shane Duffy scores again as Brighton snatch point with dramatic 91st minute equaliser
Second-half goals from Shane Duffy and Glenn Murray earned Brighton a late point on Monday.
# Transfer
Southampton snap up 16-year-old Ireland underage international from Sligo Rovers
Seamus Keogh has captained Ireland at U15 and U16 levels and will join the Saints’ academy on Sunday.
# routine victory
Firmino and Salah on target as Liverpool heap more misery on Southampton
The result sees Southampton drop down to the relegation zone.
# Frosty
Southampton reception for Van Dijk 'will not be the most friendly,' suspects Klopp
Liverpool travel to the St Mary’s stadium for a Premier League clash on Sunday.
# Schools Rugby
Roscrea set up Leinster Schools quarter-final clash with St Mary's
Meanwhile, St Michael’s face Clongowes while champions Belvo meet Newbridge.
# Schools Rugby
Blue magic as St Mary's edge seven-try thriller with St Andrew's
Jordan Larmour’s presence on the St Andrew’s sideline couldn’t tip the balance their way as the Rathmines school powered to victory.
# knocked out
Reigning Sigerson champions St Mary's make exit as Jordanstown set up quarter-final against UL
Tyrone’s Lee Brennan hit 0-5 for the winners in Belfast.
# it's a wrap
Wins for Antrim, Tyrone and Fermanagh as just 3 McKenna Cup clashes go ahead
There were six games scheduled in total before late postponements.
# Rising Stars
Here are the draws for the 2018 Sigerson and Fitzgibbon Cup competitions
Reigning champions St Mary’s and Mary Immaculate College discovered their fate.
# sticky toffees
Sigurdsson stunner fails to save woeful Toffees against Southampton
A three goal defeat to Southampton mean Everton have gone 15 top-flight matches without a win on the road.
# unbeaten
Lukaku strike extends Man United's unbeaten streak with narrow win at St. Mary's
Lukaku scored his sixth Premier League goals in as many games as United earned their fifth Premier League win of the season.
# Champions
Derry's St Mary's lift MacRory Cup to reach All-Ireland semi-final against Wexford's St Peter's
Victory arrived today against St Colman’s of Newry.
# 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.