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Cricket Ireland: Cricketers earn Trinity Sport Scholarships for 2021-22

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Congratulations to Rebecca Stokell and Leah Paul who were named as two of Trinity College Dublin’s Sport Scholarship students for 2021-22.

Trinity College Dublin today unveiled its Sport Scholarship students for 2021 / 22. Student athletes from a wide variety of sports, including rugby, basketball, GAA, rowing, athletics, hockey, and cricket were featured in this year’s programme.  

Among those on the high-performance pathway are: 

  • Irish Senior Cricket players – Rebecca Stokell and Leah Paul
  • Tokyo 2020 Olympic bronze medallist (Rowing – IRL) – Aifric Keogh
  • Tokyo 2020 Paralympic silver medallist (Rowing – USA) – Charley Nordin
  • Senior International Mixed 4x400m relay Tokyo 2020 (IRL) – Cillin Greene
  • Ireland Senior International and Leinster rugby player – Ryan Baird
  • Ireland Senior International and Ulster rugby player - Kathryn Dane 
  • Irish Senior 7’s players - Meabh Deely, Soneva Scott & Liam Turner
  • Irish Senior Basketball Internationals – Dayna Finn & Sarah Kenny

Matthew Dossett, Deputy Head of Sport and Recreation said:

“We’re delighted to announce a very strong calibre of scholars for 2021 / 22. With 15 sports represented and a diverse range of Olympic medallists, internationally recognised and developing athletes, this is among our strongest list of recipients yet.”  

“The ever-improving standards of the support structure available to our highest performing athletes and teams in Trinity has enabled a continued growth in applications. Improving our capability to attract and support talented athletes is a key objective for Trinity Sport, and this continual process will ensure that Trinity remains a strong destination of choice for the very best student athletes both domestically and internationally. I’d like to congratulate this year’s scholars and wish everyone the very best of sporting and academic success for the season ahead.” 


Among the benefits on offer to scholars are specialised strength and conditioning training, a dedicated medical care pathway, lifestyle, nutritional and financial support. 

Also named were 25 Trinity College Club Academy Scholars, which featured young cricketers: David Vincent and Matthew Humphreys.

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