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John Fehan – Guest speaker 1st Barrington Lunch Sat 2 Oct 2021

September 30th, 2021|

Johnny Feehan went to school at CBC Monkstown prior to attending Trinity College Dublin and the College of Marketing and Design. Johnny played tight-head prop for various teams including  D.U.F.C. (Colours 1985/88), Old Belvedere and [...]


July 26th, 2021|

The Club is following the IRFU  guidelines regarding Covid safety protocols being implemented. A Covid-19 Safety Officer (John Boyd, Chairman)  and a Covid-19 Compliance Officers  have been appointed and a Covid-19 Risk assessment and Safety [...]

Ryan Baird selected on Ireland XX111 v Italy!

February 26th, 2021|

Congratulations and best of luck to Ryan Baird on his selection in the Ireland XX111 for tomorrows 6 Nations match against Italy KO 2.15pm Irish time On TV: Virgin Media and UTV #TrinityAcademy  #TrinitySport

UPDATED DUFC Covid19 Risk Assessment & Safety Plan

December 1st, 2020|

The Club is following the IRFU Covid19 guidelines regarding new safety protocols being implemented. A Covid-19 Safety Officer (John Boyd, Chairman)  and a Covid-19 Compliance Officer (Tony Smeeth, Director of Rugby) have been appointed and [...]


September 7th, 2020|

Thank you all for your support of the Club down the years. Without the generosity and ongoing support of its Members and alumni supporters the Club could not have survived as the oldest rugby club [...]


August 27th, 2020|

CLUB MEMBERS ARE REMINDED of their RESPONSIBILITY to employ PREVENTATIVE MEASURES and the RESPONSIBLE COMMUNICATION of their PERSONAL HEALTH STATUS. The IRFU reuires us to compete and send to them a "Covid 19 Fixture Impact [...]


July 24th, 2020|

The IRFU season plan for 2020/21 comprises two phases:  Stage 1: An Energia Community Series Sept-Dec 2020, a bespoke competition for this season only. Stage 2: Will be the Energia All Ireland League Jan-May 2021 [...]


July 24th, 2020|

  The Club is following the IRFU "Return to Rugby" guidelines regarding new safety protocols being implemented. A Covid-19 Safety Officer (John Boyd, Chairman)  and a Covid-19 Compliance Officer (Tony Smeeth, Director of Rugby) have [...]

Easter message from President of D.U.F.C.

April 12th, 2020|

Dear DUFC Community, A quick note to wish you all a Happy Easter during this time of no rugby playing - strange indeed for us all but we will return. Whilst no rugby is played [...]


January 15th, 2020|

2020 Six Nations Forecast Dear Member, Following on the success of last year’s “6 NATIONS TOURNAMENT FORECAST”, Trinity Rugby are organising a similar event for this year’s Tournament and the proceeds of which [...]

DUFC Well Being Seminar

November 17th, 2019|

DUFC will be hosting their first 'Well Being Seminar' on 18th November in Synge Theatre at 7:30 p.m. With discussions on concussion, the pathway of care, consent and mental health. All members are welcome [...]

Heaslip wins IRP Special Merit honour at World Rugby Awards

November 4th, 2019| DUFC member and Trinity alumni Jamie Heaslip was presented with the International Rugby Players Special Merit award at the World Rugby Awards in Tokyo on Sunday. This is a great honour for Jamie [...]

DUFC Quiz Night

October 31st, 2019|

Our Annual DUFC Quiz night will be held on Tuesday November 5th in Kennedy's Pub. 5 people per team at 10 euro per person. All proceeds go to the club with great prizes [...]

DHL delivers jamie Heaslip back to Trinity!

October 10th, 2019|

"We're in Dublin University, Trinity College and this is my Club...its important to let the players know where the journey can take them....I'll try to give back to the Club wherever possible " [...]

DUFC Yearbook

October 5th, 2019|

DUFC Yearbook The DUFC Yearbook 2019/2020 is here! Click the button below to view it. DUFC Yearbook 2019/2020

Barrington Lunch Speakers for 2019/20 season

October 3rd, 2019|

See link below for  the "Barrington Lunch" program for the season  and the speakers who we are grateful to for committing to the respective AIL matches.   All booking will be available shortly on [...]


April 3rd, 2019|

Help us fund raise for the pre season US tour WIN Golf and overnight in Mount Juliet for 8 PEOPLE Runner up prizes will include case of wine & Vouchers ALL YOU HAVE TO DO [...]

**UCC LUNCH 16 FEBRUARY** – Guest Speaker: Pierce Power

February 13th, 2019|

The Pavilion College Park 12.15pm for drinks 12.45pm sit down €25pp BOOK HERE Pierce came to Trinity from Presentation College Bray in the early 70s and was a key member of the very [...]

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January 8th, 2019|

The new Beanie order has arrived. Order here and, subject to online payment only, collect in the Rugby Office


January 8th, 2019|

Congratulations to Jack Kelly on his call up to the full Leinster squad for tonight's game against the Ospreys at the RDS (TG4 and Eir Sport 7.30pm). Jack captained the Leinster A team in the [...]

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RED & BLACK BALL another huge success!

January 8th, 2019|

Over 230 attended this year's Red& Black Ball in Killiney Castle Hotel - a sell out! This has become a signature event for the club and for TCD and congratulations to the Events Committee for [...]

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WW1 100 YEARS ON – DUFC pays tribute

January 8th, 2019|

Echoing the sentiments of the commitment to "catch the torch" and "teach the lesson" contained in the poem of Canadian Col John McCrae, "In Flanders Fields", and the responding poem of Moina Michael,  our President [...]

3 DUFC Alumni picked for USA Select XV

January 8th, 2019|

3 D.U.F.C. alumni are have been selected to play in the current "America Pacific Challenge 2018" in which a USA Select team is playing against Uruguay, Argentina and Tonga. Congratulations to Conor Kearns on being selected as [...]

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!967-69 Reunion a great success!

January 8th, 2019|

The Colours Teams of 1967/68 & 1968/69, captained by Gerry Murphy, got together for a 50 Year Reunion on the weekend of 28th/29thSeptember 2018.  Following a golf match against UCD on the Friday, 33 appeared on [...]

D.U.F.C. Pub Quiz Coming Up.

October 19th, 2018|

DUFC will be hosting a pub quiz downstairs in Kennedy’s on Wednesday 15th November at 8pm in the lead-up to the Red and Black Ball. Teams will be on tables of 4-5 people so get [...]

Oxford in College Park today, 5pm!

March 15th, 2017|

Captain Kearns returns! It is our particular pleasure to welcome Oxford University Rugby Football Club back to College Park for our annual fixture - and a special pleasure to welcome back Conor and share our [...]


November 29th, 2016|

The “Your Club Your Country” Draw enters its 5th year having raised over €1.8million for Clubs by allowing EACH CLUB TO RETAIN 100% OF TICKETS SOLD. See HERE for Draw prizes and ticket purchase [...]


July 22nd, 2016|

Training starts Tuesday 2nd August @ 6.30pm at Blackrock College and thereafter on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at same time and venue. Pre season training “camp” week begins on Monday 15 August - 10am in [...]

Pre Colours Meal

March 21st, 2016|

The Pre Colours meal starts with drinks at 5pm for dinner at 5.30pm in the dining hall (not the Pav)! This is a ticket only event and is SOLD OUT!!!

David Fitzgerald (DUFC 1979 – 83)

February 24th, 2016|

Those of us fortunate enough to enter Trinity in 1979 were met at an early session by a large moustached youth in a Munster school's jersey. Although we weren't to know it at the time, [...]

James Bollard Chosen for Irish U20s

January 27th, 2016|

Congratulations to Senior Freshman James Bollard on his selection for the Irish U20s Six Nations Squad 2016. He's been a key member of the Under 20 Premier squad for the past season and half and [...]

Irish Clubs Squad Announced

January 25th, 2016|

Congratulations to Angus Lloyd, Conor Kearns, Jack McDermott and Brian du Toit on their selection for the Irish Clubs XV - well merited for some fantastic rugby this season. This is the highest number of players [...]

World Cup Saturday a Great Success

November 3rd, 2015|

The World Cup Saturday lunch was a great success, with the attendees being enthralled by the wonderful mixture of rugby wisdom, wit, anecdotes and memories shared with us by Roly Meates. Along with the First [...]

Lunch Speakers Announced

October 15th, 2015|

AIL LUNCH SPEAKERS 31 OCTOBER 2015 – D.U.F.C. v B. Harlequins ROLY MEATES Roly studied dentistry at Trinity, where he won Colours for 3 years and was a member of the Trinity team which won [...]

Club Draw Results 2015

August 30th, 2015|

January 1st Martin Hanratty €250 2nd Paul Clinch €150 3rd Ronan Browne €100 February 1st Sandra Fox €250 2nd Peter Gibson €150 3rd Rory McConn Walsh €100 March 1st Gerry Kelly €250 2nd Henry Saville [...]

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July 13th, 2015|

DUFC 10th Golf Classic took place on Thursday 25th June in Powerscourt Golf Club.  We had 25 Teams of 4 take part in a Shotgun Scramble.  A great fun day was had by all and [...]

Scott LaValla talks Trinity and beyond

June 5th, 2015|

Name: Scott LaValla TCD Qualifications: B.A. Philosophy and Political Science (2011) About: Scott, a native of Washington State in the USA, is a professional rugby player with Stade Français in Paris. Why did you choose to study Philosophy and Political [...]

Ian Hirst signs with Leinster

April 15th, 2015|

Congratulations must go to Former Trinity loose-head prop Ian Hirst who has been handed his first professional contract with Leinster. "Hirsty" played five years with Trinity. The past two seasons he has been with Clontarf. [...]

Congratulations Sam Windsor

April 8th, 2015|

We are delighted to announce that former DUFC player Sam Windsor is joining Ulster next season on a one year deal. Sam spent the second half of the 2013/14 season with Leinster while also representing [...]


April 2nd, 2015|

U20s ALL IRELAND SEMI FINAL Event:   DUFC v UCD Date:     Monday 6th April (Easter Monday) Venue: Belfield Bowl Time:    2.30p.m. All Support Welcome Happy Easter!!!

Weekend’s Fixtures 28th/29th March

March 26th, 2015|

Saturday: 1st XV AIL, Corinthians V Trinity at 2.30pm - Galway All Ireland U20s Quarter Final, Trinity U20s V Corinthians at 2.30pm in College Park. J3 Cup, Trinity V Wanderers - Santry 3pm. J4 Cup [...]

Under 20s World Cup Qualifiers

March 26th, 2015|

Trinity had players on both sides of the U20s World Cup Qualifiers this week, between USA and Canada in Victoria BC. In the first of two games on Monday, which Canada won narrowly 24-23, Trinity [...]

Members’ Draw Results January 2015

January 13th, 2015|

Results for the Monthly Members Draw for the past two months as follows: December 2014 1st Dave Robbie €250 2nd Conor Queenan €150 3rd Jim Clinch €100 January 2015 1st Martin Hanratty €250 2nd Paul [...]