MBA Rugby World Cup 2015

Last week, the MBA Rugby Team travelled to the United States to take part in the 35th Annual MBA Rugby World Cup. Our team finished a creditable fourth out of 15 men’s teams, placing just behind Harvard’s A Team and ahead of fifth-placed Duke. Other teams that competed include Columbia, Yale and Stanford. An elite … Continue reading MBA Rugby World Cup 2015

UCD Smurfit Rugby Club Fundraising Dinner

Last Friday night, February 7th, saw the Pillar Room in the Rotunda Hospital come alive for the UCD Smurfit Rugby Football Club Fundraising Dinner and Auction. This event was hosted by the organising committee of the Club from the full-time MBA class of 2013/14. Former Minister Dick Spring and Kingsley Aikens, formerly of the Ireland … Continue reading UCD Smurfit Rugby Club Fundraising Dinner

The road less travelled – giving rugby a shot.

“Please tell me you are not playing rugby but only helping out with the equipment department!” – Timothy Downs The above quote comes courtesy of my brother in response to telling him I signed up for the UCD Smurfit Rugby Football Club. A little background info for the readers: I’m 5’8” and weigh 145 lbs … Continue reading The road less travelled – giving rugby a shot.

UCD Smurfit MBA Rugby Defence is Up & Running for 2014.

There is a quote I often like to fall back on and whilst it originates from the sporting world, it is pertinent across all aspects of teamwork.  It comes from the man who is revered in NFL circles (especially those from Green Bay) – Vince Lombardi.   One of the greatest sports coaches of all … Continue reading UCD Smurfit MBA Rugby Defence is Up & Running for 2014.

The more things change, the more they stay the same

I am writing this blog post one month into the second semester of our MBA programme. This timing lead me to recall a previous post made one month into the start of our 1st semester and I was astounded as to how much has changed, and how much has stayed the same. The first notable … Continue reading The more things change, the more they stay the same