Having won the reverse fixture earlier in the season, Trinity would have been disappointed with the 10-32 home loss – particularly the second half performance.
Throughout a remarkable fixture in both name and essence, Trinity played with endeavour but were eventually outclassed 26-53 by the Japanese international side.
Clubs and fan bases across Europe have all come under greater scrutiny recently as society seeks to eradicate racism across all facets of life, including sport. Ireland has hitherto eluded the same level of inspection – Charlie Moody-Stuart asks whether this exemption is justified.
Despite a promising warm-up campaign, Ireland’s women fell short of progressing to the semi-finals but have laid firm foundations for the future.
Even if the 26-31 defeat dealt a blow to Trinity’s title hopes, two late tries were enough to earn a vital losing bonus point.
The referendum was held last Friday.
An injury-riddled Trinity side battled back to secure victory in this historic fixture with the last kick of the game.
Though retirement may be a distant prospect for most student athletes, the adjustment is rarely easy.
A late flurry of tries for DUFC’s Women brought closed the contest at 15-14 – the least they deserved for their endeavours against the strong south Dublin outfit.
If passed, the policy would mandate TCDSU to put pressure on college and the sports centre to abolish booking and equipment fees.