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DCU Secure Division 1 title

Thursday 03rd December, 2015



DCU 0-11 UCD 0-8 It was DCU that emerged victorious in the all Dublin Final this evening with defeated O’Connor Cup finalists edging out neighbours UCD on a final 0-11 to 0-8 score line. With boths level on a number of occasions in the first half it was the crcuical third quarter period that saw DCU pull ahead when they scored 0-5...

Decision Time for League hopefuls

Friday 13th November, 2015



It is very much down to decision time this coming week for colleges, as we have reached the knock out stages of the all five leagues. In Division 1, the four form teams all come face to face. UCD will have home advantage on UCC, while UL will host a replay of this seasons O’Connor Cup when DCU come calling. In Division 2 IT Sligo and MICL will decide who...


The Leinster Ladies Gaelic Football Association are accepting entries for their scholarship programme. To be in with a chance of receiving the scholarship you must be a member of the LGFA, be at least in second year of third level education, be a member of the college’s Ladies Football Committee, play for the college football team, abide the codes of...


Please find attached all the forms for Player Registration, Postgraduate Permission to play and club affiliation, which are due by the 1st of November 2015.I have also attached the HEC bye-laws which I would encourage all colleges to read and become familiar with.The following link will enable you to find the code for the courses your students are...


Ladies HEC Division 4 FootballTrinity 4-7 IT Carlow 1-11Ann Marie Guinan Reports A brace of goals in the first half provided the difference as the Trinity ladies had a comfortable victory over IT Carlow in IT Carlow last Thursday night. Goals from Lauren McGregor and Ciara Sexton gave Trinity a seven point lead in the opening 10 minutes as Sarah Maguire...

19 Teams set for Freshers Blitz

Friday 16th October, 2015



As many as 19 teams will take part in this years freshers blitz which will take place in NUIG on Wednesday 21st. There are 3 Cups in the 2015 Fresher Blitz, Senior, Intermediate and Junior. The blitz will consist of 19 teams with three groups of 5 teams and two groups of 4 teams. All games are 15mins for the groups with 5 teams and 20mins for the group...

Plenty HEC faces among All Star Nominees

Saturday 10th October, 2015



There are plenty familiar College faces amongst this year 2015 LGFA TG4 All Star Award Nominees which have been announced. The TG4 All Ireland Finalists, Cork and Dublin are both well represented in the 45 player short list with the TG4 All Ireland Champions receiving 11 nominations whilst Dublin have 10 players nominated. Galway and Kerry both...

NUIG to host Freshers Blitz on Oct 21st

Sunday 04th October, 2015



The Freshers Blitz will take place on Wednesday the 21st of October in NUIG, commencing at 11.30am.To Enter a college needs to notify the HEC Secretary (DJ Collins) by email no later than 5pm Friday the 16th of October. No entries will be accepted after this date.Entry fee is €50 for a first team and €25 per additional team.Entry fees can be paid on...

Inaugural Colleges All-Star Banquet

Thursday 09th April, 2015



Our inaugural Colleges All-Star Banquet 2015 will take place on Saturday 18th April in the Temple Bar Hotel, Dublin at 8pm. Our special guests on the night will be representatives from the WGPA, Women’s Gaelic Players Association. These awards are the highest college sporting accolade given to our players. They acknowledge...

The 2015 All Star Team

Thursday 02nd April, 2015



Well done and congratulations to the All Star class of 2015No 1 Richael Timothy AIT and RoscommonNo 2 Laurie Ryan UL and Clare No 3 Roisin Phelan UCC and Cork No 4 Beulah Mc Manus UL and CorkNo 5 Vera Foley UCC and CorkNo 6 Michelle Peel TCD and MeathNo 7 Julia White UCC and CorkNo 8 Jen Grant UL and TipperaryNo 9 Lorraine O'Shea DCU and TipperaryNo 10 Ailbhe Clancy...

All Star Announcement 2015

Thursday 02nd April, 2015



The Higher Education Colleges Committee of the Ladies Gaelic Football Association is delighted to announce the Higher Education Colleges All-Star Awards 2015. These awards are the highest college sporting accolade given to a player in our competitions, a Colleges All-Star Award.It acknowledges the outstanding individual performance by a player...


Following a very successful O'Connor Cup Weekend at CIT last weekend, 31 players have made the short list for All Star nominations.O'Connor Cup winners UL lead the way with 8 nominations with beaten finalists DCU with 5This year the nominations covered the whole championships from the group stages and not just the weekend as in previous years.The...

UL retain O'Connor Cup

Saturday 21st March, 2015



UL were in devastating form as they beat DCU by 3-16 to 0-9 to claim the Irish Examiner O’Connor Cup for the second year in a row at Cork IT on Saturday.The champions, featuring 13 of last year’s successful side, looked to be in for a challenging afternoon as an early 0-4 to 0-1 was wiped out when DCU had points from Carol Hegarty, Sarah Rowe and Lorraine...

TCD Collect Giles Cup

Saturday 21st March, 2015



Trinity College, Dublin 1-16Athlone IT 1-9Seven second-half points from Aisling Reynolds helped Trinity College to claim the Giles Cup as they beat Athlone IT in Saturday’s final at CIT.With Trinity holding a 0-6 to 0-5 lead at half-time, the Dublin college scored seven of the first nine points after the resumption, Reynolds scoring six as she was...

DCU win Dublin Derby

Saturday 21st March, 2015



DCU 2-13DIT 1-10DCU set up the first leg of what they hoped would be an impressive double as they saw off DIT in the Lynch Cup decider at CIT on Saturdayafternoon.While the college had claimed victory in this competition twice in the past, this was the first time that their ‘second’ team had done so.A wide spread of scorers stood them in good stead and...

Donaghy Cup stays in Dublin

Saturday 21st March, 2015



St Patrick’s College put in a hugely impressive performance as they claimed the first of the Ladies Football Higher Education Colleges championships at Cork IT on Saturday, the Donaghy Cup.While they took a while to get going, Pat’s still led by 0-3 to no score after 20 minutes thanks to points from Ailbhe Boyle (two) and Niamh Kelly. Rachael...

O'Connor Cup Day 1 Round Up

Saturday 21st March, 2015



Mayo star Sarah Rowe scored 1-7 as DCU overcame UCC in the first of the Irish Examiner O’Connor Cup semi-finals at Cork IT on Friday. DCU, aiming to match the achievements of their male counterparts, who won the Sigerson Cup last month, triumphed on a scoreline of 2-16 to 1-15, with a late goal from Lindsay Peat providing the clincher. The...


WIT’s Clara Donnelly already knows what it is like to win an All Ireland as Wexford Captain. She hope to add another title this weekend Q Player name: Clara Donnelly Q What position do you play? Centre back Q What home club do you play for? Shelmalier Ladies Football Club Q What is your favourite memory of playing with...

Irish Examiner named title Sponsor

Monday 16th March, 2015



Today the Irish Examiner was announced as title sponsors for the O’Connor Cup with the O’Connor Cup weekend which will now be known as ‘The Irish Examiner O’Connor Cup.’ The tournament is the biggest competition in Third Level Ladies Football and features the culmination of the four colleges competition which will...


Having captured the Division 2 League title Michelle Peel hopes to land another Cup this weekend. She talks to www.helgfa.com Player name: Michelle Peel What position do you play? Half back What home club do you play for? Donaghmore/Ashbourne What is your favourite memory of playing with College? Winning the division 2...

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