CLUBS

NUIG SPORTS CLUBS

There are now over 45 active and vibrant sports clubs at NUI Galway. Joining and participating in a sports club will provide you with lasting memories of college life. Active participation in sport keeps you healthy and gives you a great social outlet. So make the effort and join a club - you'll be glad you did!

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Archery

Welcome to the Archery Club. This year, we have not only become the strongest University club in the country in terms of performan…

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Athletics

Athletics is an excellent and fun way to stay in shape. Whether you're a beginner, like to jog occasionally, or a competitive athl…

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Badminton

Hello and welcome to one of NUIG's largest clubs. With 12 pristine Badminton courts available in the sports hall of the Kingfisher…

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Basketball (Ladies)

Welcome to Ladies Basketball here at NUIG. If our virtual booth is not open for your questions today, head over to the Men' …

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Basketball (Men)

Welcome to the Men's Basketball Club here at NUIG. If our virtual booth is not open for your questions today, head over to …

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Boxing

Boxing is one of the oldest traditional Olympic sports, dating back to 688 BC. The sport of amateur boxing as we know it came int…

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Cricket

Cricket is a field game played between two teams. One team bats first, whilst the other bowls/fields, and once their innings is ov…

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Equestrian

NUIG equestrian clubs has something for everyone interested in horses including dressage, show jumping, prix caprilli and student …

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Fencing

Fencing is the sport of fighting with blades. Olympic or competitive fencing is divided into three weapon categories: -Foil -Sabre…

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Frisbee

Fun and competitive sport with an incredible atmosphere and community. Perfect chance to try out something new and exciting in co …

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GAA - Camogie

NUIGalway camogie club is one of the oldest clubs on campus. 14 times winners of the famed Ashbourne cup with the last success in …

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GAA - Gaelic Football (Ladies)

NUI Galway Ladies football club is on the strongest most vibrant clubs in the college. Ladies football represents one of the faste…

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GAA - Gaelic Football (Mens)

The above picture is of the Sigerson Team for the year 2015/ 2016 as they lined out before the UCD game in Dangan in February of l …

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GAA - Hurling

NUIG has a proud tradition of being a competitive college in the sport of hurling. It caters for every hurler. From junior up to s…

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GetActive Club

The GetActive Club is for any student or staff member who would like to become or remain physically active through a range of diff …

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Golf

The Golf Club is looking to involve all levels of golfers, from social golfers to seasoned players, so whatever your standard of g…

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Handball

NUI Galway has had a great last couple of years so there's no better time to join. We aim to promote a friendly environment where …

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Hockey (Men)

Welcome to NUIG Men's Hockey. We are a lighthearted but ambitious club, we are a team that want to be competitive but also hav …

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Hockey (Women)

Welcome to NUIG Ladies Hockey Club!

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Judo

NUI Galway Judo Club was founded in 1965. We are the oldest and most successful martial arts club in NUI Galway. We have won over …

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Karate

Koryu Uchinadi Kenpo-jutsu is a modern interpretation of Okinawa's historic combative-like disciplines. A completely systemati …

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Kayak

The NUIG Kayak Club aims to introduce students and staff to the sport of canoeing and kayaking, and caters for every level of skil…

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Lacrosse

NUIG Lacrosse Club with men's and women's teams. Open to players of all skill levels, no experience required. Lots of crai …

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Mountaineering

NUIG Mountaineering Club is actively involved in Hiking, Walking, Mountain Navigation Skills and Rock Climbing. Membership is open …

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Muay Thai

The art of the eight limbs: the most effective striking discipline.

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Pool and Snooker

NUI Galway's is one of Ireland's top college Pool and Snooker Club teams, with successes in both inter-college and interna …

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Rowing

NUI Galway's biggest club. NUI Galway's most successful club. Welcome to NUI Galway Boat Club. Here is where champions ar …

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Rugby (Ladies)

NUIG Womens Rugby Join the NUIG women's rugby team for the new competitive season which kicks off in September. Newcomers are welc…

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Rugby (Mens)

Ollscoil na hEireann Gaillimh RFC (UCG) has a long and proud history of rugby in Galway. Since co-founding the IRFU in 1874 the cl …

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Sailing

NUIG Sailing Club is one of the most exciting clubs in NUI Galway. The club is over 30 years old and has competed at national and …

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Snow Sports

Welcome to N.U.I Galways SnowSports club, one of the largest SnowSports club in Ireland. We run an annual Ski and Snowboarding tri …

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Soccer (Ladies)

Welcome to NUI Galway Ladies Soccer Club! Here at NUI Galway, women's soccer is fast becoming one of the university's most popul…

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Soccer (Mens)

The Men's Soccer Club is one of the oldest on campus having participated in the Collingwood Cup since 1914 and member of the I …

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Sports Unit

As we all know COVID-19 has changed the world but we won’t let that stop you joining a club! Thanks to the hard work of our …

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Sub-Aqua

Here's the link to our short promo video - give it a watch! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pWNlAEA0NGo

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Surf

Hello and welcome to NUIG Surf Club! We pride ourselves on encouraging surfers of every level to get into the water, have fun an…

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Swimming & Waterpolo

NUIG Swimming, Waterpolo & Lifesaving Club caters for Swimmers of all skill levels. From the individual who has never set foot…

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Table Tennis

Table Tennis, a sport enjoyed by young and old so there is every reason to come down and join in the fun with everyone in the club …

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Tae Kwon Do

The NUI Galway TaeKwon-Do Club celebrated it's 25th year as a University club in 2018/19. We are a member of Taekwondo Ireland …

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Tennis

The tennis club in NUIG has been growing progressively over the past number of years. All levels from complete beginners to passio…

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Volleyball

Here is where you meet friends for life!

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Weightlifting

Welcome to NUIG Weightlifting! Set up in 2016, we aim to introduce the sport of Olympic Weightlifting, commonly known as Weightlif …

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Windsurfing

After being a bit quiet for a while, the NUIG Windsurfing Club is finally starting to get going again. The club caters for anybody …

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