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Boys in Blue bring Sam Maguire to DCU

First-year students attending an Orientation session in the Helix received a welcome surprise today when DCU secretary, Martin Conry, introduced four members of this year's winning All-Ireland football team. Carrying the Sam Maguire cup, Dublin players Bryan Cullen (captain), James McCarthy, Paul Flynn and Philly McMahon received rapturous applause from the students, who were then given the opportunity to pose for photographs in the foyer.

This year's Dublin panel included a total of five DCU students and six DCU graduates:

  • James McCarthy (B.Sc in Sports Science and Health)
  • Kevin Nolan (B.Sc PE and Biology)
  • Paul Flynn (B.Sc PE and Biology)
  • Philly McMahon (B.Sc Education and Training)
  • Bryan Cullen, PhD in Exercise Physiology
  • Bernard Brogan (M.Sc. in Business Management 2008)
  • Steven Cluxton (B.Sc. in Sc.Ed. 2006)
  • Paul Casey (B.Sc Sports Science and Health 2007)
  • Declan Lally (M.Sc. in Business Management 2007)
  • Ross McConnell (M.Sc. in Business Management 2008)
  • Tomas Quinn (B.B.S 2002)
  • Michael Savage (B.A. in Economics, Politics and Law 2009)