DIT wins Ryan Cup

Ryan Cup success for DIT Footballers

03 December, 2012: Congratulations to DIT Senior Footballers who claimed the Irish Daily Mail Division 1 League title last evening. DIT secured the title after defeating a gallant St. Mary's of Belfast in extra time in Mayobridge, Down (DIT 1-16 St. Marys 1-15).

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Colin Walshe lifts the Ryan Cup

A goal from Supply Chain & Logistics student Darren Reilly forced extra time. DIT then prevailed to claim the coveted title with a point from Construction Economics student David Givney. This is DIT's second Division 1 League title ever at this level, their first coming only two years ago in 2010. En route to this year's final DIT defeated Maynooth, DCU, UCD, Athlone IT and Queens.

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The winning DIT team

After this thrilling encounter with St. Marys the team are now preparing for the O'Byrne Cup and Sigerson cup competitions which commence in the New Year. In the O'Byrne Cup DIT have drawn Wexford on Sunday January 6th in Wexford; Kildare on Wednesday January 9th and then Carlow IT on Sunday January 13th. The draw for the Sigerson Cup, which begins in February, will take place in Croke Park on Wednesday December 12th. Other big games coming up for DIT include the opening round of the Purcell Cup which sees them play current champions DCU. While the Inter Camogie team are into the Division 3 league final v LIT and the Junior Footballers play in the Division 3 league semi-Final against South West Regional College from Newry.

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