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Friday, 23rd May 2008-RCSI Soccer Team Triumph in Hospitals Cup

23 May 2008

The Beaumont RCSI soccer team beat the Mater TCD in the final of the Hospital’s Cup today. The Hospital’s Cup is an annual soccer tournament open to teams from Dublin ’s Hospitals with players comprising of both doctors and medical students.  The tournament runs annually between March and May.  The first match took place back in 1906 and its current format has existed since 1948.

RCSI Soccer Team with Jim Sherlock (Manager) far left and Jay Sherlock (Coach) far right.

Commenting on the victory, Corriena Brien , Student Services Manager said ‘we are extremely proud of  our soccer team, and this year they have really come into their own.  They have gone from strength to strength thanks to the commitment and dedication of Jim Sherlock and Jay Sherlock.’ She also thanked   the team supporters who gave up their Friday evening to cheer the team to victory including the ladies Soccer Team, Dr Michael O’Gorman (RCSI Graduate, 2006) and Dr Terry McWade (Deputy Chief Executive Officer).