The Trinity Sport Awards took place last night at the Aviva Stadium, with Leah Paul presented with the Sports Person of the Year Award.

She has recently become a key player for Cricket Ireland women’s senior team and has had some career-best performances this season, most notably hitting a career-best 95 as Ireland women registered its second-highest ever team total against Zimbabwe.

The Team of the Year Award when to Trinity GAA Fresher’s Football team, Trinity’s first-year footballers were crowned the Rory O’ Connor Electric Ireland Fresher division two champions, following a 14-point victory over opponents IT Carlow.

The Performance of the Year Award went to DUHAC women’s team for their performance at the IUAA Cross Country Championship. DUHAC excelled on the day as the women’s team claimed gold for the third year in a row while the men’s team finished in fourth position. Trinity College Dublin came second overall in the team competition, just behind Dublin City University.

These were the 9th Annual Trinity Sport Awards and were presented by broadcast journalist, Maire Treasa Ni Cheallaigh.

During the evening, Conor Laverty, GAA Development Officer and Senior All Ireland Football Club Champion with Kilcoo GAA and Leah Paul took part in a panel discussion reflecting on their sporting experiences this year.

“The Trinity Sport community has shown tremendous resilience, talent and creativity over the last two years and we are honoured to be able to celebrate the extraordinary people involved, and the commitment and achievements of our sports clubs and community in person this evening,” said Michelle Tanner, Head of Sport and Recreation.

“I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate every student athlete, administrator, volunteer, club member, team, alumni, coach, and club nominated this evening for a Trinity Sport Award.”

“I would like to thank the Trinity Sport team who have been amazing in every respect and demonstrated their resilience, commitment, and passion for sport, for students and all our members over the last two years.”

“I would also like to thank our sporting colleagues and friends throughout the University, who continue to support our student sporting endeavours. We have seen a shift and heightened awareness of the importance of our physical health, and I believe even more now; we all appreciate the true value that sport offers our community.”


Sport for Business Perspective

It was a welcome return to University sport this year and good to be able to shine a light on the best of the best.



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